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 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 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."
This holiday season will be a little brighter for some American service members stationed overseas who have yet to receive mail during their deployment.
The Swanton American Legion got a list of 19 soldiers who have not received a single piece of mail since being deployed. The organization plans to send care packages to the soldiers in the next two weeks.
"Some of this stuff is what you and I always have and we take for granted; baby wipes, hats, gloves. Believe it or not money for postage. It's the goofy stuff you think they wouldn't need," said Deb Miniaci with the Swanton American Legion. "We do a lot for our veterans but i dont think we do enough for our people overseas."
Items needed include:
Protein powder and bars
Tuna and chicken salad pouches (no cans)
Sunflower and pumpkin seeds
Small snack packs (pretzels, cookies, chips, gummies etc.)
- Toiletries – brand name products to remind them of home
- Games (travel size OK)
- Itunes gift cards
- Prepaid phone cards
- Gift cards to send home (for restaurants/supermarkets)
For more information contact the Swanton American Legion at (419) 826-2936.
"My husband and I flew over Cloverdale today in our helicopter from Findlay. We took these pictures in hope that it would stir up a sense of desperation and need for people to help the families affected."More >>
"My husband and I flew over Cloverdale today in our helicopter from Findlay. We took these pictures in hope that it would stir up a sense of desperation and need for people to help the families that were affected by this tragedy."More >>
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