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."
local Red Cross disaster expert is packing his bags for an important job in the
Colorado flood zone.
rainfall has washed out more than 200 miles of state highways and 2,000 homes,
and has claimed at least eight lives. Todd James, executive director of the
Hancock and Seneca County Red Cross, got the call Tuesday that he's needed, so
he'll fly to Colorado for a 10-12 day mission.
role is to get the word out to the people that are affected by the floods as to
what services are available to them, where they can get help," James said. "To
let the community know what we're doing and how they can get involved."
will let flood victims know how to get hot meals or cleaning supplies. And he
knows what he's doing. He spent 10 days in Moore, OK after the May 20 tornado, helped
victims of Superstorm Sandy in New Jersey, and went to Joplin, MO after the
is used to helping people in Findlay recover from flooding, but he says
Colorado is much different.
look back to August 2007, which was a 100-year flood," he said. "The event they've
had in Colorado is a thousand-year event for them. In just three days, they had
over a half-year's worth of rain."
hopes to bring home what he learns in Colorado, but hopes he never has to use it