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 >>
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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."
new law in Michigan will impact women as they sign up for health insurance.
state recently joined eight others in the U.S. that now require women to buy an
extra policy if they want abortion coverage. The law prohibits insurance companies
from offering abortion coverage as part of both public and private health
plans, except for when a woman's life is at risk.
decision came after an emotional day in the senate. The issue has stirred up a
lot of controversy, and some say the idea should have been brought to voters.
impacts every woman and girl in the state of Michigan," said Sen. Gretchen
Whitmer (D – East Lansing). "They gathered 300,000 signatures, which is only 4
percent of our population, and have pushed the issue through."
anti-abortion group, Right to Life, collected the signatures in a citizens'
initiative, which can bypass the governor's signature.
Whitmer says she will continue to do whatever she can to fight against the new
going to raise my voice and help in any effort to undo this legislation, no matter
what that effort looks like. I think this is too important," she said.
says her first step is an online petition.
According to the Associate Press, insurance
policies covered about three percent of abortions last year.