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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 GMT
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."
major effort to clean up neighborhoods and keep property values from declining
is underway in Adrian.
officials say it's an increasing issue: Homes aren't being kept up. Whether its
trash in the yard, overgrown grass, or peeling paint, officials say they've
been getting more and more calls from residents who want to see their neighbors'
homes cleaned up.
day, you can't help but notice there are homes that have fallen into disrepair,
and yards that aren't getting the attention they should," said resident Sara
employees are now out on the streets, looking for properties that aren't up to
code. They're hoping to have a complete list of addresses by the end of the
week, and that list will be sent to the Inspection Department.
says she's happy the city is stepping in.
certainly affects the property value of the surrounding homes, and absolutely
affects the way that people feel when they're driving around the city," she
owners whose addresses are on the list will be given a warning and time to
correct the issue before a citation is issued.