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 Economic Opportunity Planning Association
of Greater Toledo is coordination program which will provide 700 jobs for young
Toledoans this summer.
Lucas County Commissioners and EOPA leaders announced
the youth employment program, which is funded by the federal government, on
Participants will be paid $8 per hour to
partake in an 8 week, 40 hour per week training program. Young people will
learn communication skills, conflict resolution and how to handle themselves in
After completing the training program,
participants will be placed in a job at one of several companies partnering
"This is about work experience, give them the
idea of what work's like, getting up, getting dressed, talking in the right
way, showing up and doing the right thing with your money," said Lucas County
Commissioner Pete Gerkin.
"This will take 700 children and give them
the opportunity to go empower 700 more and these services can become available
to the entire community and empower more children to do the right thing," said
program director Tomeka Rushing.