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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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."
of Napoleon Schools are working to make it easier and safer for kids to walk to
a lesson district leaders say they want students to take outside of the
classroom and carry with them for life.
need to find ways to help encourage healthy lifestyles," said Superintendent
Dr. Stephen Fogo.
says that could include walking to school. So Dr. Fogo is working with other
leaders and parents to come up with ways to create safe pedestrian and bike
routes to their new school campus.
could be sidewalks, it could be pedestrian crossings, the stripes in the
streets," he said.
says federal grants are available to help fund a project like this and he says
once it's complete, it could help the more than 500 students who live within a
mile of the school get more physical activity in their day.
need to find a way to make it safe for kids, so parents know the routes that
they're taking, know that they're supervised," he said. "That will help perhaps
encourage those kids to have a more healthy lifestyle."
next step is to make a presentation to the Ohio Department of Transportation
with their safe route plans. Then they can apply for grant money.