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 >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:16:48 GMT
MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,More >>
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:04 AM EDT2013-05-22 15:04:51 GMT
A Tylertown man is charged with animal cruelty in connection to that suspected puppy mill in Walthall Co. More than 100 of the rescued animals are now at the Humane Society of South MS.More >>
A Tylertown man is charged with animal cruelty in connection to that suspected puppy mill in Walthall County. Sheriff's officials say James Thornhill, 72, turned himself in Tuesday and was released on his own recognizance. Meanwhile, 102 of the animals rescued Monday are now getting a lot of TLC at the Humane Society of South Mississippi.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's headquarters is scheduled to move from Downtown to their new headquarters at the State Department of Transportation building near the airport next month. Last March the Metro Council approved a deal that moves the headquarters.
The current Sheriff's Office will be torn down and used for green space.
The change also means the Sheriff wants to move the gate through which prisoners go to court, also known as a Sally Port.
The moving of the Sally Port on the new courthouse is the latest in an unexpected number of modifications to the new court building. Late last year, the court had to replace its phone system after it crashed. It cost $160,000.
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux met with members of the 19th Judicial District Court House Building Committee Wednesday to decide what to do with the Sally Port.
A few years ago, when plans to move the headquarters fell through, the Sheriff's Department had to stay next to the new courthouse and that brand new structure had to be modified.
The Sally Port landed on the west side of the 19th JDC building with direct access to St. Louis Street and too much access to the public. The Sheriff says that's not safe.
He says having it there poses a problem to vehicle traffic and pedestrian traffic, and it is also a very congested area.
For now, it is unclear who will pay for a new Sally Port. The chairperson of the Building Committee, Janice Clark, says she would hope the Sheriff's Office or the City-Parish would fund it. "I think it should be a top priority for the sheriff's office and the City-Parish and we will be as cooperative as we can and we hope they would appropriate the necessary funds."
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