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 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:18:20 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."
Five 911 operators have filed a lawsuit against the City of Toledo in federal court asking that they and others in the AFSCME Ohio Council 8 bargaining unit be reimbursed the comp time they say they rightly deserve.
"The city has been saying because of staffing levels and operational needs, they've been denying their request," said Council 8 Regional Director Steve Kowalik.
The union says there's reason for the denial. There are 70 emergency operators but 22 unfilled positions, boosting their stressful workload.
"They're being denied the comp time because the Bell administration hasn't addressed the issue of vacancies," Kowalik said.
The lawsuit also states there's a 'lame and lazy list' of operators. Those on the list are told their chances of getting comp time are 'slim.'
"It could be a number of things," Kowalik said. "It could be because you were disciplined, took off for pregnancy leave, an illness or anything."
A spokesperson for the Bell administration would not comment on the lawsuit.