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."
changes are on the way for several senior housing communities as leaders work
to make them smoke-free.
part of an effort by the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority. Starting Jan. 1,
all 850 units in LMHA's senior housing community will be smoke-free as part of
a new police that bans smoking inside individual units and common areas. Designated
smoking areas will be set up outside.
leaders say they will work closely with residents to help them kick the habit.
are going to work with them, literally bend over backwards trying to get them
to break a habit," said Daniel Sherrod from LMHA. "Because we understand a lot
of our residents have been smoking 20, 30, 40, 50 years and for us to change it
overnight is going to require patience on our part and an effort on their part."
says those who don't comply will be asked to move out, and having smoke-free
buildings will create a better environment for residents and staff and reduce
their maintenance costs.
plan to make all LMHA communities smoke-free by 2017.