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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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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."
accident Monday night in Ottawa County claimed the life of a bicyclist, and is
the third accident of its kind in the area this year.
and local bike enthusiasts say it's time for everyone on the road to take
been in a fair amount of accidents myself as a teenager, and I can honestly
say, about 90 percent of them, I was at fault," said Erik Thomas, of Toledo
has spent most of his life on two wheels, saying he didn't get his driver's
license until he was 30 years old. At Toledo Bikes! on Washington Street, he
teaches other how to fix their bikes safely, and ride them safely.
say 21-year-old Emily Gagon was biking from Massachusetts to California to
raise money for multiple sclerosis. She was hit Monday night along State Route
163 as she rode into the city from Ottawa County.
the circumstances yesterday, with the sun being right in the drivers' eyes,
made it very difficult," said Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Levorchick.
says the roads themselves also add to the danger for bikers.
many places, there aren't bike paths available," he said. "And so many times,
people riding bicycles have to ride on the roadway for their exercise or for
is the third accident involving a biker in Ottawa County this year. The sheriff
says avoiding them comes down to knowing the rules of the road.
need to ride as close to the white line as possible, as close to the right edge
of the roadway as possible," he said. "Be aware of your surroundings, be aware
of cars that are coming up behind you."