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 >>
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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 >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
has been using green lights on plows for about a year now to help keep drivers
safe, and so far, they say it's working.
department chose to install the lights after seeing an increase in rear-end
accidents when their plows were out on the roads. They chose green flashing
lights because the color green is better-seen by the human eye.
Officials say so far, the lights have been
making their truck drivers feel safer.
the past, sometimes the yellow lights, it was hard to differentiate between a
tow truck and say some of the other vehicles that were out on the road that
might have had those lights," said Theresa Pollick, a ODOT's public information
officer. "By having the green lights, it's a great safety improvement because
you recognize that, ‘hey, that's an ODOT plow.'"
northwest Ohio, about 60 percent of the trucks have the lights. They hope that
90 percent will have them this winter.