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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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."
Springfield Township Fire Department has added a new ambulance to its command
new 2013 McCoy Miller ambulance goes into service Friday. It was ordered in
December of 2012 and arrived at the department two weeks ago. Since then, crews
have been training to learn the new vehicle.
ambulance replaces a 1989 Ford ambulance that the department sold in an online auction
for $2,200. Fire Chief Barry Cousino says that money has been added to the
general fund for equipment purchases.
chief says the new ambulance will cut down on repair and service costs, and
should last more than 30 years.
is going to provide a smoother ride for the patient and for the crew members,"
Cousino said. "We had some issues or some concerns in the past with potential
breakdown while you're transporting a patient to the hospital."
says the new ambulance, which cost $159,000, was budgeted for last year. He
says funds from the township's service contract with the Village of Holland
help make purchases like these.