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."
Findlay murder case is making its way to a big screen.
local filmmaker is shining a new light on the brutal murder of Vera Jo Reigle,
a young Findlay mother with a mental disability who was killed two years ago.
24-year-old was stabbed to death by 21-year-old Daniel Bixler and his teenage
girlfriend, who were later convicted of murder.
was absolutely innocent," said David Miles, who is making the documentary, ‘Good
Night, Sugar Babe.' "They couldn't have picked a more innocent victim, and that's
what keeps driving this, because people just want her to get justice."
has dedicated years to figuring out fact from fiction in the case. He is
turning his interviews with family, friends and even Reigle's murderers into a
tortured her," said Jamie Bracy, a family friend. "I keep thinking, ‘I have a
Down Syndrome daughter.' If I wasn't here and that happened to her, I wouldn't
want people to give up on her."
proudly wears her ‘Voices for Vera' sweatshirt, for a group she and her
daughter started. Bracy and other family members believe Reigle was beaten
regularly and held against her will by her boyfriend's family while living in
didn't take them long to even admit some of the cruel things they've done to
her," Bracy said of the Brooks family, who Reigle lived with. "They admitted to
beating her with a belt with a padlock on it, and the belt was lying right
there on the computer stand. They never even moved it."
members of the Brooks family admitted to lying to detectives investigating her
murder. Many of them speak out for the first time in Miles' documentary, which
is showing Friday at a Lima film festival.
a society, this is something we must take more seriously than what has been
done so far, and that's, I think, the justice people are looking for," Miles