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 >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:23 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."
a program that promises to give parents some hope in re-shaping disobedient
children, and it's right here in Toledo.
supposed to be a shock to the kids' system, moving them to better behavior and
a better life. It's a boot camp for troubled kids called "A Dose of Reality," and
it's presented by the group Young Men and Women for Change (YMWFC).
Dose of Reality is an overnight program. Terri Brown, executive assistant
director for YMWFC, put her three children through it.
was at the verge of losing my mind, or they were going to be behind bars,"
son Aaron Davis turned his life around with help from the program.
we can show your child tough love before the streets show them tough love, then
guess what – this love is going to be a lot better," said Executive Director
Shawn Mahone, Sr.
says this is the only program of its kind in a 250-mile radius. They break the
kids down, and build them back up with positive reinforcement.
help them become those productive leaders for tomorrow's future," he said.
says they're looking to buy a facility that will house problem children.
we can have these children who are making those unhealthy choice like my
children were," she said. "And we're going to call it Aaron's House."
son Aaron died in a tragic accident in February, but before that, he was well
on his way to being a leader. The house was part of his dream.
think he would be saying, ‘Mom, keep doing what you're doing,'" Brown said.