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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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."
An assistant Bowling Green State University football coach who was arrested for OVI has been placed on administrative leave.
William T. Durkin, Jr. is the offensive line coach for the falcons. A BGSU spokesperson says Durkin was suspended as a result of the OVI arrest.
Durkin was not on the sidelines for BG's 34 to 7 win over Tulsa on Thursday.
Bowling Green State University released the following statement on the matter: We were immediately made aware of the situation and Coach Durkin has been placed on leave on August 24 while the University investigates the incident. A final decision on Coach Durkin's status at the University will follow that inquiry. I am both shocked and disappointed in the decision-making that led to this incident and we are very thankful that no one was injured. This is inconsistent with what we believe in as an athletic department and my hope is that this will become a teachable moment for everyone to learn from.