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."
have been displaced after an SUV crashed into the Pine Trace Apartments Friday
driver of the SUV, Keith Richardson, was pulled over and cited in May for
driving without a license.
crashing into the apartment of Veronica Alexander, who was sleeping on her
couch at the time, Richardson attempted to back out, but was stopped by a
was saying he wanted to back the truck out, and I was thinking, like, maybe
that's not such a good idea," said Earl Wilson.
heard the Ford Explorer crash into the apartment on Collingwood Boulevard, and
ran to the scene to help.
when I got up to the building, I was so scared there was going to be a lot of
people or kids and I was just so happy to hear that there was only one person,
and she was visible and accessible," Wilson said.
helped Alexander get out from under the SUV. She was taken to the hospital, but
police say she only received minor injuries.
before the accident, Dorcas Stephens witnessed Richardson arguing with a woman
it was going on, as he was shooting across the street, I noticed he was headed
towards the building," Stephens said. "So I immediately started to run over
here, because I knew he was going to hit something and somebody was going to be
was also taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Other residents in the
building have been displaced.
actually hit a load-bearing wall," said Toledo Fire Chief David Rodriguez. "It
was an actual beam structure that distributes the weights. We had to evacuate
at least four units for the safety."
incident is also being investigated to determine if Richardson was under the
influence at the time. Charges are pending.