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."
The Maumee Police Department looked back at the year 2013 at
a City Council meeting Monday night.
Chief James MacDonald said the department had some major
accomplishments in the previous year. A schools resource officer was added to
Maumee Middle School, and there were zero traffic fatalities in the city of
Response times did increase from the previous year, though.
Five officers retired in 2013, but the department was able
to hire four new cops.
MacDonald also looked to the future in his presentation
Monday night, saying the department will focus on traffic enforcement in 2014.
"We're looking at new patrol strategy called,
'place-based policing.' We're going to focus a little more on the corridors
that attach to Toledo and kind of target enforcement in those areas," said MacDonald.
MacDonald also told council that his police force had gained
a better connection with the public, helping officers and detective solve many
crimes in 2013.