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."
If you're looking for something fun to do this Valentine's Day weekend, the Toledo Zoo is hosting a variety of events perfect for animal lovers.
On Saturday, celebrate Vanimal-tine's Day at the Toledo Zoo with your favorite animals enjoying Valentine-themed treats throughout the day. Whether you want to show your sweetie that you're a big, cuddly bear, or that you're as cute as a couple of cinereous vultures, share the love at feeding and enrichment activities all day.
-Polar bear enrichment at the Arctic Encounter® at 10:30 a.m.
-Meet a reptile at the Reptile House at 11 a.m.
-Orangutans at the Kingdom of the Apes at 11:30 a.m.
-Elephants at the Tembo Trail at 1:30 p.m.
-Vultures at the Vulture Exhibit at 2 p.m.
-Small primates at the Primate Forest at 2:30 p.m.
-Meet an animal at the Nature's Neighborhood at 3 p.m.
-Bird feed at the Nature's Neighborhood at 3:30 p.m.
Some animals will make a meal and some will make a mess, but all of them will interact with their environments and engage in naturalistic behaviors. It's part of the Toledo Zoo's overall program of enrichment, which the zoo provides consistently to ensure the animals' well-being.
When you visit, be sure to stop by Nature's Neighborhood, the award-winning children's zoo, and the fun new butterfly encounter in the Museum of Science. No zoo visit is complete without seeing Baru, the huge saltwater crocodile brought to Toledo by Block Communications, Inc.!