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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.
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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."
assault, stalking and dating violence can all be common occurrences on a college
campus, but the University of Findlay (UF) is taking extra steps to make sure
that's not the case there.
nothing like the freedom of being in college, but along with that independence
sometimes comes danger.
walk from…a very far edge of campus to the opposite end of campus [after]
midnight some nights," said Maria Kossman, a senior at UF.
have a very safe culture on campus," said Assistant Dean Matt Bruskotter. "We
haven't seen any kind of increase in activities, particularly no increase in
activity along the sexual assault or stalking arena."
last two documented cases of sexual assault at UF occurred in 2012. There have
been none this year, but school officials want to be proactive, and are using $287,000
in grant money to better prepare students and staff in case there is an
a student is a victim of a sexual assault on campus, they can go right to our
health center, any time, day or night," Bruskotter said.
the university is training all of its nurses to become ‘SANE' – sexual assault
examiners. Safe rooms are also in the works for temporary, alternative housing
never know," said Freshman Peter Yorgen. "Anything can happen on campus. You
might as well be prepared."
next school year there will be an awareness course available online to educate
incoming freshmen about preventing and reporting incidents.
really should be all about learning, determining what you're going to be in
your life, making friends and having new experiences," Bruskotter said. "That
all needs to be done in an environment that's safe and comfortable for
University of Findlay is the only Ohio university to receive the three-year grant
A college town can play just as big of a role in the college experience as the university itself. The American Institute for Economic Research has compiled a list of the best college towns.More >>
A college town can play just as big of a role in the college experience as the university itself. After reviewing a number of factors, the American Institute for Economic Research compiled a list of the best college towns for 2012-13.More >>
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