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."
Tiffin Local Schools district is working toward making it safe for their
students to walk to school without costing taxpayers any money.
Wednesday, school officials finalized their data to apply for a Safe Route to
Schools grant, which could bring $500,000 worth of improvements to the area.
was one of only 11 districts in the state to receive funding for a travel plan
study, which finished Wednesday. The information from the study will help the
schools apply for the grant.
grant money would pay for improved sidewalk conditions, street markings to be
repainted, and safety programs, among other things.
the improvements wouldn't just benefit students.
citizens in town and people that walk around and use the sidewalks and
crossings," said John Davoli, director of NCOR COG. "It's not only great for
the children, and that's first and foremost is safety for the welfare of the
kids walking or biking to and from school, but also all the other folks that
could use this."
application for the grant is due March 1. If Tiffin is chosen as a recipient,
construction could be done by next school year.