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."
stretch of Interstate 75 is set to be widened in the next few years. It's also
a stretch that could provide some difficulty for ODOT crews.
widening of 75 in both directions from South Avenue to Dorr Street is set to
begin in 2016 and take two years to complete. It's a $107 million project that
is all part of a larger, much-needed widening project.
definitely necessary," said ODOT Spokesperson Theresa Pollick. "If you've
traveled through the area, many drivers are well-aware of the current state of
these bridges and the fact that we have a large number of potholes and have had
for the past several years. So this project is extremely necessary, not only
for that component, but of course number one, safety."
entrances to and from the Anthony Wayne Trail are being proposed, as well as
ramp improvements and work on numerous bridges.
lot of I-75 in this area is a bridge, so we have to look at replacing those
bridge structures along the Anthony Wayne Trail," Pollick said. "We want to
make sure that we can make I-75 in this area safer for all who travel on it."
project would be much like the widening of I-75 from Lagrange Street to I-280.
Completed over the next 4-5 years, the projects are meant to improve safety and
overall traffic congestion in the area.
public can send comments on the project to the ODOT offices in Bowling Green by