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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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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."
over a year after a violent shooting at the Moody Manor apartments took the
life of 1-year-old Keondra Hooks, the community came together to celebrate
changes made for safety.
marked a new chapter for the community at Moody Manor with the unveiling of a
mural and garden in the heart of the complex. They pay tribute to little
Keondra, and give hope for seeds of change to be planted.
wanted to remember what happened and treat it as a tragedy, but also as a
learning experience, and to wake up the community as a reminder," said Warren
Woodberry, a local artist involved.
Hooks was shot and killed in August of 2012. Her sister was left fighting for
her life. Now, a mural painted by several Toledoans is standing as a reminder.
goes to show that the people in this neighborhood and the city of Toledo are
resilient," said Bob Krompak, from Neighborworks Toledo. "They will stand up to
crime. They will create positive alternatives for youth, and they will make a
better tomorrow for all people in Toledo."
complex worked with the Cherry Street Legacy Project to use the environment to
make the area safer. Trees have been trimmed higher to improve visibility for
police, and vines were removed from fencing.
also increases the safety for our police officers," said Karen Rogalski, from
the Cherry Street Legacy Project. "Criminal activity doesn't want to be seen.
There's been installation of lights, there has been fencing and gating."
are small improvements expected to keep crime out and bring the community in.