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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.
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."
local physician is getting involved in a renewed push to make medical marijuana
legal in Ohio.
of the Ohio Rights Group met in Perrysburg on Tuesday as their consultant Dr.
Heather Carone presented facts about medical marijuana and the benefits of it.
Frate family attended the presentation. Their daughter Paige has Dravets
Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy, and she suffers from daily seizures. Her
mother Kristina says she understands medical marijuana is not a cure, but she
believes in the benefits.
think I'm going to give my 3-year-old a joint and she's going to smoke it, so I
think it comes down to a lack of education," Frate said. "Once people truly
understand the impacts it could potentially have - it could save a child's life
– I think they'll change their opinions."
Carone explained that patients do not smoke medical marijuana, but rather take
it in a pill form, or even oil that's rubbed onto the skin. She explained that
marijuana is currently listed as a schedule one drug, which means it has not
medical benefits, but she says that's not true.
is a very real medication that we're just starting to explore the possibilities
of," Carone said. "When you see people that have MS, and they use this drug
that really is so safe and it changes their whole lives, it just seems
ridiculous that people don't have access to it in Ohio."