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."
The snowfall is keeping Toledo street crews extremely busy. They're working through the holiday to clear the roads for drivers.
City crews have been working 12 hours on, 12 off since Monday because of this steady snowfall. Despite their constant plowing and treating of the roads, there is still a lot of snow on the pavement.
Any time it snows, the City of Toledo street crews focus first on the primary roadways. With this storm's steady-falling snow, it has been hard for crews to get to the lesser-traveled roads and residential streets. Now the city is calling in additional help to start targeting those streets.
"Due to the cold temperatures and looking at the forecast, we don't want a lot of buildup on the residential streets, so we're calling in contractors and sister divisions to start working this evening," said Dave Pratt with the city.
With a total of 43 plows on city streets Thursday, Pratt says all they can do is keep plowing the main routes.
"It definitely is a difficult event to try to take care of," Pratt said. "Salt just doesn't work very well at these temperatures. With temperatures dropping off, it's going to be even less effective, that's why you'll see our trucks out there. They should be 99 percent just plowing right now."
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