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."
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins says he's hoping to get a better sense of whether or not redevelopment will happen in the Marina District, on 69 acres of land the city sold to the Chinese investment group Dashing Pacific for $3.8 million in 2011.
The mayor says he's expecting to meet with Dashing Pacific Chairman Yuan Xiaohong in the near future.
"Ms. Yuan will be coming to Toledo, I was told, would be in February, so she and I can sit down with her son-in-law and discuss her vision as to where it's going to go," said Collins.
When the deal was announced, that vision was for a $200 million mixed-use development project taking shape along the riverfront.
"I'm hopeful that will indeed transition into that, but to give it a level of optimism or pessimism, I'm really not in the position to do that," said Collins.
Collins says he's hoping by June of this year he'll have a better idea of Dashing Pacific's intentions, so the city can have enough time to plan for the possibility of exercising a buy-back clause, which allows the city to reacquire the property if development doesn't occur within five years.
"If it would be Council's desire to do this, I think it would be important for us to do a seamless transaction, where we secure the property from Dashing Pacific and then pass forward the property to a new developer, so that realistically, that $3.8 million would be pretty much zeroed out," explained Collins.