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 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 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 south Toledo cat shelter needs your help after a dangerous virus infected many of their cats. Paws and Whiskers cat shelter is located at the corner of Hill and Reynolds.
According to the shelter's Facebook page, a cat brought in recently was infected with feline distemper, a potentially deadly virus. The shelter is closed until at least Monday June 23 as workers and volunteers clean every inch of the building.
"It causes diarrhea, vomiting, severe dehydration, stomach
ulcers and is normally very deadly," said Kennel Supervisor Kim Ferguson.
Shelter workers say it does not appear that any of the 83
cats at the shelter have been infected. Still, 24 cats that were in the same
room as the infected cat have been place in an isolated area during the
The virus can be transmitted by contact to hands, hair or
"Unfortunately the only thing that kills it is bleach. So
everything is coming out, being bleached, being moved to a sanitized unit and
is going to be eventually moved back in once the floors and walls are all
bleached and redone," said Ferguson.
If you are interested in helping, call the shelter at 419-536-1914.