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 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 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."
Thomas Beatie, known as the pregnant man, was the keynote
speaker at the University of Toledo's Diversity Week.
He is a transgender person, and when his wife could not
get pregnant, they decided he would.
Beatie's message to students was that being different is normal. He spoke to
them about his experience.
"You just have to live your life and be yourself, you can't
worry about how other people's opinions are going to affect your life," he
said. "Because you are the one that lives your life."
Diversity Week is put on by several campus organizations.
One of the main events is the Diversity Ball. It started as a prom for lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender high school students who were not allowed to take
their partners to their own school dances, but it now celebrates all types of
Organizers of the event say hearing Beatie speak was
"I remember hearing about Thomas being on Oprah back in
high school," said Kelsey Friemoth, president of Spectrum. "Now that I'm part
of the community, more so than I was in high school, I'm actually understanding
that this is a huge struggle for him to even come talk to us about."
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body.More >>
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body. See if your alma mater made the list.More >>