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 >>
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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."
The University of Toledo is
preparing a plan to make millions of dollars' worth of budget reductions.
The university's board of
trustees hasn't released specifics of the plan, but they did say their primary
focus is on meeting student needs.
The board met on Monday to
discuss how to deal with $14-17 million in budget reductions that will kick in
UT President Dr. Lloyd
Jacobs has said the budget shortfall was the result of depreciation, but
Faculty Senate President Linda Rouillard says in the past it was said a decline
in enrolment and a reduction in salary recapture from $10 million to $8 million
was partially to blame.
Now one faculty member
says she will protest what she says are the university's questionable
Sharon Barns says she's
seen funding cuts in her department's sexual assault and drug programs, and she's
hoping her job isn't on the chopping block.
"I think that there is
always concern," Barns said. "More likely, where we will see it in our
department is in department funds rather than the faculty lines."
So far, the university has
found $8 million in savings. One recommendation made to the board is to
sacrifice capital expenditure, or future projects, in order to meet student
needs. That leaves some faculty members hopeful that their jobs are secure.
"Given what the faculty's
role is in the university, investing in faculty is also investing in students,"