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 >>
Monday, September 1 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 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."
works year-round to educate motorists about driving practices that will help
keep them safe and reduce traffic-related crashes and the injuries that can
result. To help members and non-members celebrate safely this weekend,
AAA Northwest Ohio is offering Tipsy Tow service for Labor Day weekend, from 6
p.m. August 31 through 6 a.m. September 1, from 6 p.m. September 1
through 6 a.m. September 2, and from 6 p.m. September 2 through 6 a.m.
September 3, 2013.
AAA encourages party goers to designate a driver if they plan to consume
alcohol this weekend, the Tipsy Tow service is available to assist those who
find themselves in an impaired situation and need to get them and their
vehicles home safely.
take advantage of Tipsy Tow, drivers should:
Call 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357) from 6 p.m. August 31 through 6 a.m.
September 1, from 6 p.m. September 1 through 6 a.m. September 2, and from 6 p.m.
September 2 through 6 a.m. September 3,
State that they need a "Tipsy Tow."
Provide their name, home address, phone number and vehicle location.
Tow is available to help northwest Ohioans celebrate the holiday safely while
helping fulfill AAA's mission of making roads safer for everyone," said April
Cochran, Vice President, Membership, Marketing and Public Affairs for AAA
Tow provides a one-way ride for the driver and their vehicle at no cost for up
to 10 miles. Services will not be provided to motorists requesting a tow to
another drinking establishment or to a destination other than their home. A tow
to a hotel may be allowed if the motorist is, or plans to become, a guest.
services that will not be provided as part of the Tipsy Tow program include:
requests for a vehicle start, flat tire change, gas delivery and/or taxi
service. For trips longer than 10 miles, motorists can expect to be charged the
towing company's standard rate. If members are requiring these services
separate from the Tipsy Tow program, we will provide the service as usual.
to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one alcohol-impaired
death occurs every 45 minutes across the country, with alcohol impaired drivers
contributing to one out of every three traffic deaths.
North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides
more than 53 million members with travel, insurance, financial and
automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit,
fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security
of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
NOTE: Some AAA
clubs offer Tow-to-Go or Tipsy Tow service during certain holidays for members
and non-members. However, this service is NOT AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE. You are
encouraged to check your local AAA club for availability of such a service.