Friday, August 1 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:03:23 GMT
Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...Full Story >
With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area...Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:22:40 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:19:58 GMT
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr,...Full Story >
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the...Full Story >
COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
Jackson Police found a wallet belonging to Atira Hughes Smith and other items connected to the missing family in a dumpster in south Jackson.
Police found the items in a dumpster at a Shell station at 1133 Raymond Road just before noon Monday.
Police also searched a home at 835 Combs Street, which is not far from where the items were found. That's where Laterry Smith's mother lives. A neighbor says the mother, and Smith's sisters, who also lived there, moved out Sunday night.
The missing family consists of seven-year-old, Jaidon Hill; his mother, 30-year-old Atira Hughes Smith and her husband, 34-year-old Laterry Smith.
According to the Copiah County Sheriff's Department the vehicle the family was traveling in has been recovered.
Sheriff Jones says, "Were going to put people on the ground looking at certain things there. We believe there are hot spots but as far as knowing where to start going and searching we have no clues."
The Jackson woman's family says Copiah deputies told them there had been an accident on Shelby Road, just off Highway 18. No one was inside the vehicle.
The family of Atira Hughes Smith said they last heard from her by phone on Friday. Hughes-Smith told relatives that she was going out of town for a couple of days before the call ended suddenly.
Sheriff Jones says the family was last seen at a Halloween party in Flowood Friday.
"I want this to come to a good conclusion. I want that 7 year old back," says Jones.
Jaidon is described as an African American child, age seven, standing 3' tall and weighing 44 pounds with brown eyes.
Atira Hughes-Smith is described as an African-American female, standing 5' tall and weighing 148 pounds with brown eyes and hair.
Laterry Smith is described as an African-American male, standing 5'8" with brown eyes and black hair and weighing 180 pounds.
If you have any information on this case, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477, the Copiah County Sheriff's Department at (601) 894-3011 or the FBI at (601) 948-5000.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.