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 >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
It's a garden with a purpose planted in the middle of downtown Phoenix.
It's on a street corner where many homeless gather and now some of them are getting together to learn how to garden.
The radishes, carrots and tomatoes will be used in meals at St. Vincent de Paul. And many of the people who eat those meals are helping to grow the food.
It's all part of a program put on by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and Maricopa County's Human Services Campus.
Not only do the volunteers want to provide great food for the organization but they want to train people how to farm.
"Very fundamental landscaping and gardening skills that a lot of people don't know. And so we have the contacts with the farmers and the landscape companies and we hear so often that they need skilled labor and so we're trying to provide that," said Haley Paul from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension of Maricopa County.
Another benefit for folks working in the garden - it can be therapeutic to get outside and work the land.
"I've been out here for two months but this clears my head ... what I want to do with my life and focusing on what I want to do with my future," said Tony, a man who volunteers in the garden.
"When I clear my head, I dig the mounds over there. That's my favorite thing to do out here. I come out here and dig mounds, break a sweat. Work hard," Tony added.
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