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."
Toledo Police say a father's bad decisions ended with his car being driven into a house and him being led away in cuffs, facing charges.
Joseph Valle, Jr., told police he had one too many drinks Sunday night, so he put his unlicensed 15-year-old daughter behind the wheel for a beer run. Police say they saw Valle's car trying to turn into his driveway, but instead, it barreled through the yard and crashed into his home on Berdan.
"If your mom or your dad want to take you out, if you have your temporary driver's license and it's late at night and they're not intoxicated – I think it's fine," said neighbor Nicole Bumbera. "If you're intoxicated, not only should you not be behind the wheel, you shouldn't be giving somebody instructions behind the wheel."
Police say Valle stumbled out of the car and had a strong smell of alcohol on his breath. He admitted that he had been drinking and need to restock on beer, so he asked his daughter to drive. His daughter told the officer she didn't have a license.
Neighbors, like Bumbera, are happy it didn't turn out any worse.
"Like running a person over, or running into a home where there could be little children or anything," she said.
Valle is being charged with child endangering and intoxication.