Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:35:34 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
Birmingham Police have confirmed that missing infant De'Anthony Kelly and his abductor, Dor'Sayde Gathright were located in Dallas, Texas Tuesday night, and were taken into custody without incident. 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, June 19 2013 4:06 PM EDT2013-06-19 20:06:11 GMT
Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are involved in search in the area of Canal Road in Harrison County this afternoon. An official at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says a deputy pulled someoneMore >>
Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are involved in a search in the area of Canal Road in Harrison County this afternoon. An official at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says a deputy pulled someone over for a traffic violation and the person fled after the deputy found evidence in the car that the person may be involved in possible burglaries or ID fraud.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:49 GMT
A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, was diagnosed with oral melanoma just a month after her owner, Eric, was deployed overseas.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 7:59 PM EDT2013-06-18 23:59:40 GMT
The newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor.More >>
Don't plan on having a bonfire in one of those new concrete fire pits any time soon. That's because the newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor. The county found out that they just couldn't take the heat.More >>
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
Annetta Brown Stevenson, 43, pled guilty Wednesday to DUI Causing Injury. The accident took place on the corner of Ocean Springs Road and Deana Road in Ocean Springs in June of 2009, and involved three juveniles.
Officials said Stevenson's blood alcohol content was over the 0.08 percent legal limit when she ran a stop sign and struck the other vehicle. Two of the juveniles received minor injuries, but one received substantial injuries from the incident.
"Ms. Stevenson chose to drive, knowing that she was intoxicated, and a young person suffered serious injuries as a result of her decision. This incident could have been prevented if she had thought about the consequences of drinking and driving," said Leilani Tynes, Assistant District Attorney.
District Attorney Tony Lawrence stated "This incident could have had a tragic ending that we see far too often when people choose to drive after consuming alcohol. Driving under the influence can result in serious injuries or the loss of life. Causing people to be injured as a result of drinking and driving is a crime that doesn't have to happen."
Senior Circuit Court Judge Kathy King Jackson sentenced Stevenson to 25 years in MDOC custody, but she will only have to serve 14 of those years in prison. The remaining 11 years will be on Post Release Supervision. She will also have to pay all costs of court, a $1500 fine, and a $100 assessment to the Crime Victim's Compensation Fund.
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