Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
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The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
in a Springfield Township neighborhood have mixed feelings about a new
playground being planned for the area.
don't want to see teenagers take it over and everybody end up being afraid to
go there," said John Ringger. "That's my only concern."
says his property, which borders the future park, has been vandalized in the
past. He and his wife have lived in the Fox Run subdivision for more than 20
years. Other than his one concern, Ringger says he supports the endeavor. So do
his wife and neighbor.
think we need a place, a safe place for our children in the neighborhood to be
able to come to," said Beth Ringger.
bus stop is real close to it, so I even thought we could kind of hang out while
waiting for the bus," said Ann Bailey. "It's going to be awesome, can't wait."
couple other people who didn't want to give their names say they would prefer
the land remain empty.
the township is moving forward. Trustee Andy Glenn says the purchase of
equipment will cost less than $50,000.