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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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."
Perrysburg School employee Eric Whitson was arrested for theft Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release from the school district.
Whitson has worked in the school district's treasury office since 2004, primarily handling accounts receivable and accounts involving student activities for the district. Perrysburg Schools has put Whitson on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.
Whitson has been charged with two felony counts of theft.
Wood County Prosecutor Paul Dobson says Whitson is accused of transferring more than $80,000 from the districts accounts to the Bowling Green Athletic Booster Club in the form of two unauthorized checks. Whitson was the treasurer of the club.
"It appears, at least at these initial stages, that he was taking unauthorized funds from the Bowling Green Booster Club at the Athletic Booster Club and he utilized the Perrysburg funds in order to replenish that," Dobson said at a press conference Thursday.
A search warrant for Whitson's house has also been issued. It is unclear if that warrant has been executed.
According to school officials the district is audited every year, and last year's audit revealed no discrepancies or irregularities.
The school district says they are cooperating fully with the Wood County Prosecutor's Office as well as the Perrysburg Police Department.
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 >>