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 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 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 >>
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."
block watch leaders gathered Thursday to discuss crime in their neighborhoods.
Toledo Police Department has had a fluctuating number of officers, but
recently, that number is rising. Block watch leaders say the extra officers are
at least keeping crime from increasing.
still have crime in our neighborhoods, but I would say from just even two years
ago, this past year has been much better," said Janet Bean.
say it's staying the same," added Heather Buford, chair of Toledo Blockwatch. "They've
gotten a lot of the criminals thanks to the cameras they've put up and other
efforts around the city, but it seems about the same for me."
leaders think block watches, sky cop cameras and data-driven policing, along
with more officers are what has made the difference. Those are all projects
Chief Derrick Diggs is heavily involved with. They say they hope Diggs remains
the chief of police.
this point, there's going to be so many changes anyway and he does have a good
program going for us right now," Bean said.
Mayor-Elect Michael Collins or Chief Diggs has confirmed future plans for the chief