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."
According to city officials, a call was received around 5:18 p.m. Wednesday, reporting a gunman was attempting to rob the Family Dollar store.
When police responded, they found not a robbery, but a hostage situation. Police say a gunman, Shawn Schuett, had barricaded the doors and held two female store employees hostage. Officials say Schuett stated he was not interested in money but wanted to "make a statement."
Shortly after 8 p.m., one of the hostages exited the store and told police that the gunman had shot the other hostage. At that time, police broke store windows to enter the building and found Schuett dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.
Police say Kim Kelly, 48, of New Washington, Ohio, was killed in the standoff. Another person was taken to a nearby hospital and is listed in good condition.