Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:08 GMT
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned. According to DMR Public Relations Manager Lauren Thompson said DMR received a report about the incident around 6:30 p.m.More >>
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:53:06 GMT
Community members and fellow classmates of Natalie Hightower are gathering tonight for a candlelight vigil in her honor. The 12-year-old Vancleave Middle School student underwent surgery this past MondayMore >>
They came, looking like a sea of orange--Natalie's favorite color, more than 200 strong.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:09 GMT
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue. HSSM released few details on the Monday rescue. They wouldn'tMore >>
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -
Tyler Police are investigating the Thanksgiving night death of an East Texas man.
Around 1 a.m. Thursday, EMS was called to treat a person who was laying unresponsive in the woods near Blue Mountain Boulevard and Cumberland road in southwest Tyler.
Tyler Police say right now the details surrounding the death are sparse. In the meantime, they're conducting a full investigation as if the death were a homicide.
The Tyler Police Department received a call Friday morning at 1:18 a.m. from East Texas EMS regarding a person whom they were transporting to the ETMC emergency room.
EMS workers told the police that the individual had sustained serious injuries and that police help was needed.
"As of yet, we're not exactly sure of the circumstances or what all happened," says Tyler Police Sergeant Jerald Riggle.
Riggle says EMS transported the subject to the hospital. While officers were speaking with the witnesses, EMS contacted police to tell them that the subject had died. That man was identified as 38-year-old Chad Everett Davis of Tyler.
But, why Davis died is still unclear.
"As far as what exactly caused the death, that'll be investigated... probably an autopsy will reveal exactly how that happened," says Riggle.
"I got a phone call, and my friend Justin was hysterical saying that Chad was dead. I didn't know if it was real or not," says Daniel Laverty.
Laverty went to the woods where Justin and Chad were and found Chad lying on the ground with no pulse.
"I gave chest compressions, and called 911, and had Justin take over so I could go meet up with the ambulance and show them how to get back there," Laverty says.
Laverty is familiar with the woods where Chad was found. He says earlier that night he had been in the woods with Chad and a friend while they were drinking. Laverty says at the scene, Chad had a cut on his arm and was surrounded by beer bottles. Laverty says he doesn't believe Chad or his friend would have been violent.
"I really wasn't there and I can't speculate, but I just can't see it happening. They were really good friends and I don't see anything that could have turned and made one person want to hurt another," Laverty says.
The holiday tragedy leaves so many unanswered questions for those who knew Chad Davis.
"Chad was a really good, nice guy. I hate that this happened to him and on Thanksgiving," says Laverty.
Tyler Police say they investigate all deaths as potential homicides until they can determine what happened. An autopsy has been ordered on Chad Davis.
Monday, May 20 2013 9:11 AM EDT2013-05-20 13:11:23 GMT
DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler .Authorities say the accident happened near the intersection of County Road 2142 and County RoadMore >>
DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler.More >>
Tuesday, May 14 2013 10:46 PM EDT2013-05-15 02:46:58 GMT
A Henderson County home was gutted by fire on Tuesday night.Volunteer fire crews from Brownsboro, Chandler, and Dixie responded to a home in the 600 block of Hamilton Boulevard in Chandler around 6:30More >>
Multiple fire crews respond to Tuesday evening fire.More >>
Tuesday, May 14 2013 7:11 PM EDT2013-05-14 23:11:18 GMT
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.According to Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Amanda Smith and Sydney Brook Side were arrested and charged with solicitationMore >>
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a peace officer.More >>
Saturday, May 11 2013 9:20 PM EDT2013-05-12 01:20:29 GMT
A run-off election will be needed to decided who will take the seat of Mayor in the city of Jacksonville.The current mayor, Kenneth Melvin took home 389 votes (41%), while Rob Gowin took home 426 (44%)More >>
A run-off election will be needed to decided who will take the seat of Mayor in the city of Jacksonville.More >>
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