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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -
A homeless woman had her rental vehicle stolen Tuesday by a man with one leg man in a wheelchair, according to Clarksville police.
The incident occurred at around 5:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Two Rivers Mall on North Riverside Drive.
The 42-year-old woman was with her 18-year-old son in a 2012 Chevrolet Impala and said she stopped to help the one-legged man because he looked tired.
She offered the man a ride, which the man accepted. The woman and her son helped the man into the back seat of the rental car and loaded the wheelchair into the trunk of car, said police.
The man asked the woman if she would go through the drive thru at Taco Bell so he could purchase some food.
After they left from Taco Bell, the woman and her son started to discuss some personal matters.
They decided they did not want to discuss personal matters in front of the man, so they pulled over in the mall's parking lot and got out of the vehicle to talk.
While they were outside of the vehicle, the man climbed from the back seat into the front seat and drove off in the vehicle.
Officers later located the vehicle in the parking lot of a McDonald's on North Second Street.
The man, Craig Funches, 35, is charged with joyriding.
Police said during the investigation, they found that Funches was not a total stranger to the woman, as she has helped him previously.
After taking the car for a ride, Funches apparently made unsuccessful attempts to contact the woman to return the car, and he later returned her personal property to a previous residence, police said.
Funches also called the rental car company, offering to return the vehicle and pay the balance owed, police said.
Additional charges are not expected in the case.
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