child abuse

Child Abuse Sentencing in Harrison County

A Biloxi man sentenced after pleading guilty to felony child abuse just moments before his trial was set to begin in the Harrison County Courthouse. Kenneth Preston was arrested in August 2014 after a 16-month-old child was brought to the…

32 Counts Touching Child

There may be a new victim testifying against an Ocean Springs bus driver accused of sexual abuse. Prosecutors are asking a judge to allow a girl to testify about how Sergio Sandoval gave her candy, rubbed her back and gave…

Service For Shania Caradine

A Mississippi community is mourning the death of an eight month old baby who died after her father reportedly left her in a hot car. Joshua Blunt claims he forgot his daughter was in the car when he went to…

Mississippi Child Left In Car Dies

A two-year-old girl is dead after she spent hours in the backseat of her mother's SUV. It happened yesterday when the mother was on her way home from work. She stopped by this Mississippi daycare to pick up her child.…

Nathan Blake McCrory Hearing

This morning the Jackson County man accused of severely beating his three year old son is set to appear in court. 24 year old Nathan Blake Mccrory' preliminary hearing is set for 9 am. Mccrory faces charges of child abuse…

Light of Hope Ceremony

CASA of Hancock County took the time to address two issues they feel are far too common within the community: child abuse and neglect. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside tonight’s educational ceremony in Waveland. Earlier this month, a…

April: Child Abuse Prevention Month

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Debra Foster and Roy Kitchell about the CASA' s Blue Ribbon event for Child Abuse Prevention Month. More information please visit casaharrisoncounty.org or call 228-865-7078.

Child Abuse Conference in Biloxi

Law enforcement officials, social workers and prosecutors, just to name a few, are crucial when it comes to child abuse response. Today, they are gathering on the Coast. They are here for the One Loud Voice: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Child…

Three-Year-Old Fights for Life

A three-year-old boy is in critical condition tonight after authorities say he was severely beaten by his father. Nathan Blake McCrory told his mother that his son, three-year-old Zander, had fallen down the stairs while he was watching him. McCrory’s…

Child Burned, Two Adults Arrested

A four month investigation into how a child received third degree burns, after reportedly being found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub, has led to the arrest of two adults.