Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains are mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:57 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:57:46 GMT
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning. According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoidMore >>
Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 16:19:41 GMT
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, James Decker III, 32, of GeorgeMore >>
On Saturday, the George County Sheriff's Department arrested a man wanted for failure to pay thousands in child support.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
(WMC-TV) - Mississippi state leaders are trying to find solutions to racial issues that persist in the state.
The issue was brought to light again after the election night protests on the Ole Miss campus Tuesday. That comes as the university has made major strides in changing its image 50 years after integration of James Meredith.
The protests went viral across the country as students burned an Obama-Biden political sign and officers heard racial slurs. All of it happened in a community that is trying to distance itself from an ugly past of segregation.
"This is embarrassing for our university that anyone would use racial hate language," said Ole Miss Chancellor Dr. Dan Jones.
The following day, students gathered for a much different reason -- peace and prayer. At the vigil, students cited the university creed.
But state leaders in Mississippi were shocked by the video taken of the protests. They came together this week to address racial problems and search for solutions.
"It just had me speechless. I thought everybody had realized that we all are human beings created by God Almighty," said former Mississippi Rep. Robert Clark.
Clark, along with a panel of activists and others concerned about the issue, are trying to fix the racial problem plaguing the state.
"Did not even know those kind of thoughts even existed in the state of Mississippi today," said Clark.
It is a community searching for racial harmony, hoping to heal from persistent problems of the past.
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