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 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 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 >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
city of Toledo says about 147 trees planted in the downtown area were damaged
by the salt used during the brutal winter. Toledo got more snow in the winter
of 2013-2014 than any year on record. That meant road crews spreading much more
salt than normal.
of that salt made its way off of roadways and damaged trees. Some of the 147
are dead, while others are dying. Most are downtown, on Superior Street,
Jackson Avenue and Monroe Street.
Dennis Garvin, the city's Parks, Recreation and Forestry Commissioner says the
salt used to treat the roads, sidewalks and walkways downtown burned out the
soil at the bottom of the tree.
of it, as it melts would run off the sidewalk, but these tree wells, these
areas cut out of the sidewalk where trees are growing, dirt is absorbent and it
got in there and has an effect on 147 trees," said Garvin.
Garvin says it's hard to say how much it will cost the city to
replace the trees and remove contaminated soil.
The city's hope is that new trees will be planted in the fall.