Arkansas Toddler Drowns

(Lonoke County, AR) — A toddler is dead after he drowned in Lonoke County, Arkansas Thursday. Deputies responded to a call in the 3000 block of Anderson Road regarding a 2-year-old boy who was not breathing. They arrived to find the grandfather of the toddler performing CPR . The boy…





Two Mississippians Reach American Idol Finale Week

(Mississippi) — Of the three finalists to make it to American Idol’’s finale week, two represent Mississippi. La’Porsha Renae of McComb and Trent Harmon of Amory will compete, along with Dalton Rapattoni of Dallas, to become the final winner of “American Idol”. After their Wednesday night performances, the winner will be…



Rankin County Toddler Killed by Pickup Truck

(Pelahatchie, MS) — The child killed after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday night has been identified as 20-month-old Kyng Elizoh Blance. According to Pelahatchie police, Blance was struck by a Dodge truck near 1409 Second Street. The driver, James Grisele, said he was traveling west on Second Street around…


Hot Springs Shooting Leaves One Injured

(Hot Springs, AR) — A shooting at a Hot Springs park has left one man injured. Hot Springs police responded to a call at Chattanooga City Park Thursday around noon and arrived to find an 18-year-old male shot. The man had been shot once in his upper leg and once…


Same-sex Adoption Ban Lifted

(Mississippi) — After an order was filed in a lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Human Services arguing that the state’s adoption policy is unconstitutional, a federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction to stop Mississippi from carrying out its law preventing same-sex couples from adopting. DHS’s current adoption policy…


Arkansas Boy Missing

(Shannon Hill, AR) — An Arkansas boy has been missing since Wednesday night. 12-year-old Jaden Foster of Shannon Hills was last seen around 10:30 Wednesday at the peak of flooding in the area. Because Foster has run away three times before, it is not believed he is in immediate danger….