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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."
Elaina Steinfurth went missing in July, family, friends and the community have
gathered weekly at the house on Federal Street where she was last seen for a
vigils were usually held on Wednesdays and Saturdays, but an additional vigil
was held Friday evening for everyone to come together after the latest
developments in the case.
press conference was held Friday morning, during which Toledo Police confirmed
that the human remains found in a box Thursday belonged to a small child.
members say even though this is not how they wanted their search to end, they
want closure now, and answers.
yesterday, I now feel we are moving to where we're going to get our answers,
quicker than what we thought," said Terry Steinfurth, Elaina's grandfather.
three months, everyone has been waiting to find Elaina, waiting to understand
what happened the day she went missing, and waiting for closure.
it ends up the way we think it's going to end up now, it's not the way we wanted
it to end," Steinfurth said. "But it will give us closure, and that's what we
executed a search warrant Thursday of 704 Federal Street, the last place Elaina
was seen. That's when they found the box in a nearby garage. Officials are
waiting on DNA results to confirm the identity of the body, but TPD Chief
Derrick Diggs said they believe it may have been Elaina.
a very hard thing, to look down that road and to know that we march around that
block every vigil, and know that she was right under our feet," said Ginger
Smith, Elaina's cousin. "She was right there all along."
vigil brought the largest crowd yet to Federal Street. Hundreds of people came
together and marched in honor of Elaina.
Toddler Elaina Steinfurth was missing for months before her remains were found in an east Toledo garage. Two people are charged in the case, as the rest of the family and community waits for justice.More >>
Toddler Elaina Steinfurth was missing for months before her remains were found in an east Toledo garage. Two people are charged in the case, as the rest of the family - and community - waits for justice.More >>
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