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."
leaders across northwest Ohio are talking to students about suicide. It's a
topic being brought up both in the classroom and outside of school.
of students at Liberty Center High School are working to raise awareness on the
subject. Posters line the hallways, and informational bags with ribbons and
suicide hotline numbers are being handed out.
good to see that there are students, and not just adults, who are here for
everyone who are feeling depressed," said Gaby Hawkins, a student at Liberty
than 50 students have joined the Liberty Center Suicide Awareness and
Prevention Group, led by counselor Shelley Ahleman.
been working on getting out the message that depression is treatable and
suicide is preventable," Ahleman explained.
says it's important the students know what to do and where to turn if they know
someone struggling with depression.
times, kids will begin that conversation with a friend, and we want all of the
kids to know what the resources are if a friend shares that information with
them," she said.
group is also working to raise money for a teen suicide prevention hotline, and
several high schools in the area plan to put stickers on football helmets at
the game this Friday.
student in our building is precious, and we don't' want to lose a single one of
them," Ahleman said.