Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains are mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.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 >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:57:46 GMT
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning. According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoidMore >>
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:19:41 GMT
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, James Decker III, 32, of GeorgeMore >>
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
Both Mayor Kip Holden and former Police Chief Dewayne White had a few things
to say after what was a contentious and, at times, heated hearing to determine
the future employment of White with the Baton Rouge Police Department.
The Metro Council Chambers, where the hearing was held, was packed, and
there were plenty of officers and people from the community there.
After the hearing, both the Mayor and former Chief gave the sense that this
is far from over.
"Its a sad commentary in America when anyone would chose a public
forum to tell and give the misinformation that he gave today," said Mayor
Holden about Dewayne White.
"You know, whenever you reach out and people feel that you genuinely
care for them, they know it. And I genuinely care for the people of Baton
Rouge- each and every body, and I think that has mustered a lot of
support," said former Chief White.
"This man is the master of deception and the people of Baton Rouge
deserve a lot better and I am very, very much in favor of the recommendation of
my chief administrative officer, William Daniel," said Holden.
This entire ordeal has caused talk of an unusual racial divide in and around
the Baton Rouge Police Department.
Several Metro Council members held a public hearing shortly after noon time
and heard comments from the public. The majority of the people in attendance
supported Dewayne White.
"He has been a hands-on chief with my community," said Pastor
Robert Joseph. "He has helped me to trust those who serve and protect
Monday, February 18 2013 1:19 PM EST2013-02-18 18:19:18 GMT
The battle between the mayor of Baton Rouge and the city's police chief will come to a head Monday morning. The two will be face-to-face at a 9 a.m. hearing in the Metro Council chambers. Mayor Kip Holden isMore >>
The battle between the mayor of Baton Rouge and the city's police chief came to a head Monday morning in a hearing to determine whether or not the Mayor will fire the police chief. The Mayor decided to follow through with the termination of Dewayne White.More >>
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