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."
Lucas County Sheriff's Office, Toledo Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol
will have extra eyes on the road this holiday season, watching for any unsafe
driving that could cause accidents.
out here to do enforcement, but we want motorists to make good decisions," said
Lt. John Altman, with OSHP. "Any time you see increased traffic, we can have a
tendency to see somewhat of an increase in crashes, so we try to get out and do
things like this to remind motorists, ‘Give yourself extra time. Make those
good, common sense decisions.'"
law enforcement agencies will be increasing their patrols through the end of
the year. While Lucas County does have one of the highest fatality rates as a
result of crashes, officials want to make this the safest year on record for
the state of Ohio.
looking for aggressive drivers, speeding, individuals who are deciding not to
wear their seatbelts, individuals who are making bad choices and driving
impaired," Lt. Altman said.
says the weather plays a huge role, as well, and says it's important to always
consider road conditions.
vehicle doesn't stop the same, it doesn't turn the same, it doesn't do the same
things on dry pavement as it does on snow, ice, rainy roads," he said.
help keep driver safe, anyone who spots a violation can call 911 or #677 to