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."
Ohio police station is going beyond the call of duty to make their community a
Police Chief David Oliver keeps the community informed about department
activity on their Facebook
page. He recently shared their experience with helping distribute donated
Rubbermaid items to people and organizations that needed them.
chief said the manager of the local Rubbermaid distribution center offered to
bring a trailer of items to the police department, to be distributed to those
trailer contained storage bins, food containers, mops, brooms, trash cans and
lots of other items," Oliver said on Facebook. "Police officers and staff,
Trustees Mike Kostensky and Sue Fields and lots of other volunteers began
unloading and getting items out to people and organizations."
daycares, churches and the Brimfield Food Cupboard all received some of the
the chief received an anonymous message from someone concerned with on-duty
officers unloading the items at the police station lot. Oliver responded on
Facebook, saying his department is not like the "old police."
are not the types to stand around waiting on some other government function to
help our residents," he said. "Rubbermaid contacted us because we get things
done…We will help the needy, take children shopping, hug ladies (my favorite),
high five kids, issue ice cream tickets, and do any other thing we can think of
that would make this community better."
chief also thanked his staff for "demonstrating that police work is a heck of a
lot more than writing tickets and arresting bad guys."