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."
Voters in Ohio won't be
seeing the medical marijuana issue on the November ballot this year.
Advocates of legalizing it
didn't get enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline. They had about 100,000 of
the 385,000 signatures required to get the issue on the ballot, but they're
still optimistic about the future.
"It's just shown that we
really need to work on the local level as much as possible, do some organizing
and kind of community-building city by city across Ohio," said local activist
Sean Nestor. "I think the fruits of that through things like the Sensible
Marijuana Ordinance will really help bolster the infrastructure we need for a
Nestor and other activists
will look to have the issue on a future ballot. In the meantime, they'll
continue to push for the decriminalization of marijuana locally.