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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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."
Half the residents at the Alpha Towers senior living apartments in Toledo may have to wait a while longer before being able to return to their home.
On Monday night, a sprinkler on the eighth floor broke open, causing significant water damage throughout the complex. City building inspectors were on the scene on Tuesday to check on disaster clean-up efforts and review the extent of electrical repairs which need to be made.
Tuesday evening, residents living in the west side of the facility were allowed to return home. According to the Red Cross, the others are going to stay in a hotel, if they don't have friends or family to stay with. The Red Cross set up an emergency shelter at the UAW Local 12 hall Monday night, but closed it as of Tuesday evening.
"You're frustrated, you don't get to do everything you normally do," said Marquette McFarland, one of the residents. "You're at a relative's house and I don't want to be a burden on them."
The Area Office on Aging is making special accommodations for some seniors who have special needs, knowing it could be a few more days before all residents are allowed back in.