Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 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 were 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 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -
Biloxi investigators now say an 18-month-old child, whose mother is charged with abuse and neglect of an infant, also suffered substantial harm as a result of neglect.
The 7-week-old baby girl is in critical condition at USA Medical Center in Mobile. She was airlifted there Thursday after arriving at Biloxi Regional Hospital with "suspicious injuries." Police said it appeared the little girl suffered injuries on Thursday, and had old injuries from weeks of repeated abuse.
When the child's mother and a man were arrested, authorities took the 18-month-old and another child, a 5-year-old, from their home on Irish Hill Drive. Both have been examined by medical personnel, and the toddler was found to have suffered "substantial harm to her physical and emotional health as a result of neglect." Authorities haven't released any information on the condition of the 5-year-old.
The mother, Holly Phelps, 25, is charged with felony child abuse, felony child neglect, and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Will May, 31, is also facing those same neglect and drug charges.
The couple are being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility. Phelps's bond is set at $450,000. May is being held without bond at the request of the Mississippi Department of Corrections because he was on probation for controlled substance violations.
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