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."
A tall ship sailed into the Glass City Thursday for an added stop on its Great Lakes tour.
The Peacemaker left Buffalo, NY earlier this week and docked in Toledo Thursday morning. The captain joined Toledo Mayor Mike Bell for a brief welcoming ceremony at International Park.
Built in 1989 for a family in Brazil, until now, the Peacemaker has been in South America, South Africa and the Caribbean. Originally designed as a personal yacht, the ship has been equipped with sail rigging with 10,000 square feet of sail area.
"It was the most visited tall ship in all of the tall ship festivals. Folks really do appreciate being able to walk on the ship, and also go through the cabins, which is a little unique for a tour," said Capt. Larry Clinton.
Tours will be open to the public all weekend:
-Friday from noon to 6 p.m. -Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tickets are $5 for adults. Children 12 and under get in free accompanied by an adult.
The tall ship will be staying in Buffalo for the winter, with plans for another Great Lakes tour in 2014.