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 >>
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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."
lot of great players have come through St. John's Jesuit High School. One of
them, John Floyd, still lives and breathes basketball, just in a different way.
may remember Floyd dominating games for Ed Heintschel back in the early 2000s.
He then went on to play at Bowling Green, where he was a captain his final
year. Floyd's interactions with referees led him to a new career choice: He's
still involved with basketball, but now when he laces up his sneakers, he's
able to stay involved in some way or another has just been a blessing," Floyd said.
"It's been a great thing for me. It's given me the opportunity to travel around
and officiate different venues and still be part of the action."
has worked high school games and is now working division one college games as
he works his way up the ranks. Like players and coaches, Floyd is always trying
bothers us when we don't get a play right," he said. "We really strive for
perfection. You're never going to officiate that perfect game, but just like a
coach strives for perfection from his players, we strive from ourselves."
says he doesn't know what his ultimate goal is in the profession, but he loves
that he can still be on the court.
truly means the world to me. This game has blessed me with so many
opportunities and I feel like maybe I'm just giving back a little bit. I could
never give it back totally what I owe it, but I'm trying to do the best I can."