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."
crews have already been working around the clock to deal with the snow, and
they'll continue to do so. But it's Tuesday's snowfall that crews are a little
because just like on Saturday, the wind will be a factor Tuesday.
been difficult just because we've had to deal with so much blowing and
drifting," said Theresa Pollick, public information officer for ODOT. "So we're
going to continue to be out there, to battle the elements, no matter what they
may be. We could see more wind, and we're also looking at more accumulation."
County Road Superintendent Gary Britten agrees: The wind will be the toughest
element to battle.
after you plow the road, doesn't matter how far back you push it, it will still
blow back into the road," Britten said. "A half hour after you've been down, it
looks like you have been down it."
says Monday night and early Tuesday, crews will plow and salt roads, but once
the wind starts Tuesday afternoon, all they can do is continuously clear the
reminds drivers to drive for the road conditions, even if they are in a hurry,
and to keep crews and other drivers in mind.
just sounds like common sense, but make sure you have all of the snow cleared
off from your vehicle and all of it cleared off from the headlights so that we are
able to see you when we are out there trying to do our job," she said.