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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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."
Toledo Police arrested a teenaged suspect after a standoff that lasted nearly two hours in central Toledo Friday.
Police say the 17-year-old was involved in an attempted robbery and shooting on Waverly Avenue early Friday morning.
According to Toledo Police, officers were called to Palmwood and Baron Steele around 9 a.m. Friday on a person shot.
They located a man with a gunshot wound to his left arm. The man and the woman he was with told officers they gave the suspect a ride from a Sunoco gas station in East Toledo to a home on the 1100 block of Waverly.
Once at the destination, the victims told officers the suspect attempted to rob them, pulling out a gun and shooting the man in the arm. The suspect then fled.
With the help of a brand new K9 officer, police caught up with the suspect after he barricaded himself in his home on Montrose Avenue.
Montrose Avenue was shut down between Dorr Street and Midway Plaisance Street because of the standoff. The suspect ignored all attempts at contact, which left his mother outside frantic.
"I said, 'This is your mom. Would you please come out of there? You don't want it to end up any worse than what it is,'" she said.
She said she was worried her son would end up leaving the house on a stretcher. At 12:15 p.m., the SWAT team busted into the house. Moments later, they came out with the suspect, alive.
"Obviously he didn't want to go to jail, so he stuck it out, made us come in and get him," said Sgt. Joe Heffernan. "Ultimately, that was a foolish choice because he's going to be going to jail anyway."