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."
Police have pulled their officers from standing guard over what's left of the
apartment building on Magnolia Street where firefighters James Dickman and
Stephen Machcinski died.
metal fence went up around the charred building Friday to keep the scene
secure. And although the police have pulled their detail, the memories are
still alive and the road to healing is just beginning.
know that 528 Magnolia will live in all of our memories," said Lt. Matthew
Hertzfeld, of Toledo Fire and Rescue.
Friday, members of Engine 3 visited the scene where they lost two of their
we drive past that building, as we look at that building and we remember what
happened there, it absolutely is a part of us now," Hertzfeld said. "It's a
part of our healing process."
has come to the TFD from all across the nation. They recently received a ‘happy
box' from Prescott, AZ dispatchers, who lost 19 firefighters in a wildfire last
understand what it's like to be on the other end of that radio, understand what
it's like to hear that mayday call," said Hertzfeld.
happy box was filled with kind notes, candy and other treats to bring smiles to
the faces of the department.
see that comes as a gift for them, I think it meant a lot to them. It did what
it was intended to do. It was a happy box and it brought a smile to their
the support of communities near and far, TFD has every intention of remaining
dispatchers plan to refill the happy box and send it along to another
department when they have a tragedy.
Toledo community is still rallying around TFD, raising money and showing them
support. See our Fallen Heroes
section for all the details.