Thursday, May 23 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."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, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday - she lost.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost.More >>
ST. AMANT, LA (WAFB) -
took time Thursday to remember a tragic crash that took the lives of two small
children a year ago.
the St. Amant Fire Department gathered at the site where a car with an adult
and four children inside veered off Stringer Bridge Road in St. Amant and
plunged into Black Bayou.
Castilaw, 9, and Patience Lobdell, 7, died in the wreck. Their mother, Raelyn
Encalade, was driving. She and two other children, ages 6 and 9, were pulled
from the bayou and survived.
placed roses in the bayou where the car went into the water. Fire Chief James
LeBlanc said he still remembered arriving on the scene to see residents, sheriff's
deputies and firefighters jumping into the cold dark water to do whatever they
could to rescue the children.
"Faith and Patience changed my life forever and I
will never forget," LeBlanc stated in a news release. "Even though
their stay here was very brief, their footprints have left a very big imprint
in all our hearts."
A toxicology report was released two months after the
accident indicating Encalade had prescription drugs in her system. The
Ascension Parish District Attorney's Office is continuing to investigate.
Following the crash, people in the area signed petition
for more signs on the roadway warning drivers. DOTD later announced additional
cautionary signs would be installed on the road.
Firefighters remember car in bayou crash that killed 2 kidsSt. Amant Fire Chief praises efforts of first responders Community petitions for a change on Stringer Bridge Rd. 2 kids die after car goes intoMore >>
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