Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:08 GMT
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned. According to DMR Public Relations Manager Lauren Thompson said DMR received a report about the incident around 6:30 p.m.More >>
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:53:06 GMT
Community members and fellow classmates of Natalie Hightower are gathering tonight for a candlelight vigil in her honor. The 12-year-old Vancleave Middle School student underwent surgery this past MondayMore >>
They came, looking like a sea of orange--Natalie's favorite color, more than 200 strong.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:09 GMT
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue. HSSM released few details on the Monday rescue. They wouldn'tMore >>
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
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 >>
FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ (CBS5) -
Authorities have recovered the body of a kayaker who was reported drowned during a trip on the East Verde River with friends Saturday afternoon.
The body of James E. McComb, 64, was retrieved by a state Department of Public Safety helicopter about 11:30 a.m. Monday.
A spokesman for the Gila County Sheriff's Office in Payson said McComb was among four people who started the trip Saturday near Doll Baby Ranch with plans to reach the Verde River near Fountain Hills Sunday afternoon.
The spokesman said friends reported the drowning to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office after the person's kayak overturned Saturday. The MCSO contacted the Gila Sheriff's Office after determining the incident took place in Gila County.
The spokesman said McComb drowned before surviving kayakers could roll the kayak upright. They left the body where it could be easily seen from the air and continued out of the rugged area to notify authorities.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety Air Rescue assisted in finding the body. Sheriff's officials say they are investigating McComb's death.
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