Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
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."
We've all seen tattoos that range from the terrible to the generic to the sublime. But one particular tattoo may stand out as the poster-child for bad ink – at least on the Internet.
"I couldn't believe my eyes when this guy walked in and showed me this project. I think my jaw literally hit the floor," writes tattoo artist Scott Versago on his Facebook page.
The tattoo, based on a picture of a blushing bride, bears little resemblance to the smiling woman in the photograph. The garish teeth and hot pink cursive only helped earn the tattoo an online reputation of one of the worst portrait tattoos ever.
The story gets worse. Versago, a tattoo artist with Empire Ink in Akron, Ohio says the man with the tattoo got it to remember his wife -- who was killed in a house fire just three months after they got married. He says the man was then left to raise his three children as a single dad.
When Versago first heard the story, he says he offered to meet up at the tattoo parlor to see what he might be able to do to help improve the tattoo. Touched by what happened, he says he fixed the tattoo for free.
"Now he has closure and I have an amazing story to add to my portfolio!" Versago says.
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Monday, September 1 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:36:02 GMT
A teenager is dead after Lincoln County officials said he drowned in a cove off Blackfoot Rd. Paul Reviere, Lincoln County Coroner, identified the victim as Jacoby Mason, 17, of Lincolnton. Sheriff BruceMore >>
A 17-year-old boy is now dead after drowning in a cove in Lincoln County.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:54:46 GMT
North Augusta Public Safety Officers are investigating a death in the 600 block of West Woodlawn Ave. Details are very limited at this time but we will continue to update you as we learn more information.More >>
North Augusta Public Safety is working investigation on West Woodlawn Ave. Details are very limited at this time.More >>
Sunday, August 31 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:04:49 GMT
The Hands Across the Border effort is putting extra law enforcement officers out on the roads during the busy Labor Day weekend, but they aren't the only ones keeping people safe. Bar and restaurant managersMore >>
Police officers aren't the only ones keeping drunk drivers off the road this Labor Day weekend. Bar and restaurant workers are doing their part to make sure people that are leaving their businesses aren't getting behind the wheel when they're under the influence.More >>
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