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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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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."
election results have put Toledo City Council's future up in the air. Tuesday
was council's first regular meeting since the election, but there were no signs
of the uncertainty among members.
candidates are still in the running for the final two council seats, but the
current 12 members will remain on the job until January. On Tuesday, they
handled business as usual.
Theresa Gabriel, Adam Martinez and Larry Sykes will have to wait until at least
Friday to see if they'll be a member of council next year. Gabriel leads the
other two for the second-to-last council seat. Current Councilman Martinez
leads Sykes by only 34 votes for the final seat. Gabriel is only 109 votes
ahead of Sykes.
are hundreds of provisional ballots that still have to be counted. Council
President Paula Hicks-Hudson says everyone has to be patient and wait for the
are required to do our jobs, and so we need to move forward, not let up, and
make sure that we represent the people that have elected us," she said.
could still be a recount if the race is still too close after Friday.
Councilman Mike Collins will eventually have to be replaced when he resigns his
seat and becomes mayor.