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."
St. Luke's Hospital is working to improve their emergency services with a $5 million project that will add new private patient care rooms and faster service.
The renovation project will expand the department and enhance patient care.
Phase two is currently underway, and the entire ER lobby is under construction. The renovated waiting area will have a fireplace, two plasma TVs and a play area for kids. Organizers say the project will provide a calmer environment for visitors as they wait in the ER.
"We want to make sure they have the best care available when they come here," said Doug Deacon, a hospital representative. "We just want to make them comfortable. This is going to be a great setting for them as they prepare to go into the ER."
In addition to the lobby, 31 patient treatment rooms and 24 newly-renovated, private rooms will be added. Nine of the new rooms opened last month.
The funding for the project came when St. Luke's partnered with ProMedica. The final phase is expected to be complete in December.