Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
Toledo Area Humane Society had some challenges to deal with during this week's
extreme cold, but workers and volunteers came together to keep the animals
Monday, the first day of sub-zero temperatures, one of the furnaces at the
Humane Society went out. Then on Tuesday, a pipe burst.
the furnace broke, the temperature in the dog kennel dropped to 42 degrees.
Staff had to move the dogs to warmer areas of the building. Portable heaters
have since been brought in to keep the dogs comfortable.
new furnace would have cost $50,000 for the 33-year-old building, but they are
hoping to fix it when a new part is delivered.
when a pipe burst Tuesday, water poured into one of the kennels. Fortunately,
none of the dogs were near it and the pipe was not one of the vital ones for
dogs are now snuggled up and warm, and they seem to have made it through just
fine thanks to the hard work by everyone at the shelter.
were some dedicated volunteers that just came here on their own when they could
have been home taking care of their families," said Executive Director Gary
Willoughby. "Even on Monday we had three or four dog walkers come in here. It
took me about 2-3 hours to dig up, to get the doors open to get the dogs out
because there was so much snow built up everywhere."
Humane Society is offering a 25 percent discount on all adoptions through this
Sunday. They want to get as many animals into warm homes as they can while
their furnace gets fixed.
Friday, August 29 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:05:03 GMT
The horrifying details of the capital murder of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson were presented to a judge Friday. A Gulfport detective talked about the evidence investigators have against Alberto Garcia.More >>
The horrifying details of the capital murder of 5-year-old Janaya Thompson were presented to a judge Friday. A Gulfport detective talked about the evidence investigators have against Alberto Garcia. During Friday's hearing, prosecutors revealed that DNA evidence found on Janaya's body has come back from the crime lab with a positive match for Garcia's DNA.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:40:25 GMT
Officials continue to search for the man who beat and robbed a woman during a home invasion in Yazoo City on Monday night. According to her family, 85-year-old Jeanelle Fratesi answered her front doorMore >>
According to her family, 85-year-old Jeanelle Fratesi answered her front door for a person she thought needed help.
Friday, August 29 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:45:32 GMT
It was a short and simple ceremony on the Biloxi Town Green Friday morning to mark the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. High school students solemnly read the names of those killed by the storm.More >>
A small crowd gathered on the town green in Biloxi on Friday morning for the annual Hurricane Katrina observance. Nine years after the storm, Mayor A.J. Holloway acknowledged the tremendous losses, but also talked about the significant progress that's been made in the years since.More >>