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 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:13 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 >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
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."
A special meeting was held
on Bowling Green State University's campus Wednesday to discuss faulty jobs.
The BGSU Faculty
Association is preparing its members for what happens after they lose their
The university is planning
to cut 100 faculty members for the fall. Most of those 100 are leaving on their
own due to receiving other jobs, or retirement. Others are on a 1-year contract
that will not be renewed, according to David Jackson, president of the Faculty
For those faculty members,
the association wanted to explain to them the grievance process, and help them with
what their options will be.
"The purpose of this
workshop tonight is to teach the faculty how the grievance process works and to
give them the tools necessary to get unemployment, and to get other sorts of
benefits that they're entitled to if they're not being renewed," Jackson said.
The Faculty Association
has held demonstrations against these cuts, and they're still fighting, but
notifications were supposed to go out March 1 to faculty members getting cut.