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."
Two Sylvania Southview students have been arrested, accused of raping another high school student at a local park.
According to a Sylvania Police report, the two males, one 17 and the other 14, have been charged with the rape. The report alleges it happened at 6930 West Sylvania Avenue, the address of Olander Park.
The two suspects, who are football players, were arrested at Southview High School Tuesday.
According to the report, a pair of underwear, a hooded sweatshirt, a pair of jeans and a cell phone were collected as evidence.
A Lucas County Juvenile Court official says both suspects are being held in the Juvenile Detention Center. A trial date for the case has been set for Oct. 1.
Both Sylvania Police and Sylvania Schools declined to comment on the arrests.
Olander Park's interim director says they are cooperating with police and continuing to step up security measures at their properties.