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."
The search for baby Elaina Steinfurth started three months ago.
East Toledo woman Julie King said her son's girlfriend, Angela Steinfurth, called her June 1, asking if she and her two daughters could stay with King for the night. King said she allowed it, but didn't see 1-year-old Elaina at all the next day.
That was the day Elaina's father, TJ Steinfurth, arrived to pick his girls up. When Angela refused, the police were called. Angela eventually agreed to hand over the girls, but after going in King's home, came out and reported Elaina wasn't there.
Toledo Police said they questioned TJ, Angela, and Angela's boyfriend at the time, Steven King. They searched King's home and several others on Federal Street, looking for any sign of Elaina.
Four days later, crews began to search the Maumee River. Nothing was found.
A week after that, Toledo Police joined forces with the FBI and announced a $10,000 reward for information that would lead to the whereabouts of Elaina. Later that night, Angela was arrested for child endangering.
Several weeks and court appearances later, Angela was indicted by a Lucas County grand jury for obstruction of justice.
There were many false alarms in the case. On July 3, hair found in the Maumee River was confirmed to be human hair. Further test results confirmed it was not related the case.
On July 22, Steven King was arrested and charged with felony obstruction. During his arraignment Aug. 8, an assistant Lucas County prosecutor said the case was being investigated as a homicide.
On Sept. 5, a trial date was set for King. On that same day, police received new information about the case and executed a search warrant in the area of King's Federal Street residence.
The search turned up human remains, found in a box in a garage near the home. An autopsy has been set for Friday morning to determine who the remains belonged to.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >>