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 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:18:20 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."
Police believe the suspicious device found along I-75 may have been attached to a car. They say they think it may actually be a pipe bomb that was purposefully taped onto someone car that fell off.
The black tape on the device is what makes police think it may have been purposefully taped to a car.
Police say they found a wick and gun powder inside.
"It appears as though it may have been placed and fell off. That's what it kind of looks like, but we are going to, again we are going into the forensics of that device, see if we can develop any evidence that leads to anybody and to see in fact if it was a viable device," said Sergeant Joe Heffernan, Toledo Police Department.
Heffernan says the Bureau of Criminal Investigation is still processing the device. He says it could take anywhere from days to months.