Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:35:34 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
Birmingham Police have confirmed that missing infant De'Anthony Kelly and his abductor, Dor'Sayde Gathright were located in Dallas, Texas Tuesday night, and were taken into custody without incident. More >>
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 >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:08 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:08:44 GMT
Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are involved in search in the area of Canal Road in Harrison County this afternoon. An official at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says a deputy pulled someoneMore >>
Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are involved in a search in the area of Canal Road in Harrison County this afternoon. An official at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says a deputy pulled someone over for a traffic violation and the person fled after the deputy found evidence in the car that the person may be involved in possible burglaries or ID fraud.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:49 GMT
A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, was diagnosed with oral melanoma just a month after her owner, Eric, was deployed overseas.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-06-18 23:59:40 GMT
The newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor.More >>
Don't plan on having a bonfire in one of those new concrete fire pits any time soon. That's because the newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor. The county found out that they just couldn't take the heat.More >>
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
Christmas will be very merry for more than a thousand children in Jackson County thanks to the generosity of strangers.
Mother of three, Camesha Hughes said, "I can't wait to see their faces when they open the presents on Christmas morning. They are going to be like, 'Ohhh Momma!' They are going to be so happy."
Teresa Outlaw, who has two grandchildren, said, "They are going to love Christmas and I'm so happy we are going to have a joyous Christmas."
The Salvation Army in Jackson County had 1,054 names on its Angel Tree this year and Capt. Andy Bailey said every child was adopted.
"This is our first appointment down here on the Gulf Coast and the people have gone above and beyond," Bailey said. "The community has stepped up to the plate and immediately began to adopt angels."
In addition to collecting toys for every family in the program, Captain Bailey said others pitched in to buy even more gifts on the children's lists.
"A lady the other night contacted my wife, Capt. Jenny, and said, 'I'd like for you to send someone to Walmart. I want to spend $2,000 on toys.' Another guy came by anonymously and gave $3,000."
Jolly volunteer Rosemary Rodgers said she is not surprised to see the outpouring of generosity from her community because, after all, giving is what the season is all about.
"We are all servants of God. So get out and get your hands dirty and get out and help someone. That's the best gift you can give this season," Rodgers said.
The Angel Tree program also provided gifts for 1,297 children in Harrison County and 308 in Hancock County.
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