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 >>
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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 6:18 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:18:02 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 >>
A witness describes him as a "Skinny Santa" and deputies say he's got white hair and a long beard, but they're not at all talking about old Saint Nick. They're describing a man, who reportedly fled from a deputy during a traffic stop Wednesday morning.
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 >>
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Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:53 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:53:07 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 >>
GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) -
About a week ago, the world got word of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
The horrible incident sparked feelings of anger, rage and hopelessness. But, in the days since that heart breaking event, the families affected have found they aren't in it alone.
Supporters, like Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, have stepped in to lend a helping hand.
"This time last week parents were finding out that there children were not coming home. Parents were finding out that their babies were dead. A few of us just wanted them to know that we care. Even if we don't have children we do understand, or try to understand what they're going through," said organizer Karlene Overby.
Overby organized the event to remember the victims and honor their lives. The mother of 5 said she and her husband can't imagine the pain those parents are feeling. She said that's why she felt compelled to do something. The college was there to support her.
"This is what we're about. Besides giving everyone a quality education, its giving them a chance to express themselves and I'm just proud of our students for coming together to honor those victims," said Student Activities Coordinator Sonya Edwards.
After the somber moment, students, faculty and Jackson county residents lit candles and said a prayer for all the victims and their families.
The group surrounded the campus' "Peace Pole" to pray. They plan to create a mural from the victims photos and send it to Connecticut.
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