Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:34 PM EDT2013-06-19 23:34:37 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
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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 >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:18 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:18:02 GMT
Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are involved in search in the area of Canal Road in Harrison County this afternoon. An official at the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says a deputy pulled someoneMore >>
A witness describes him as a "Skinny Santa" and deputies say he's got white hair and a long beard, but they're not at all talking about old Saint Nick. They're describing a man, who reportedly fled from a deputy during a traffic stop Wednesday morning.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:49 GMT
A dog battling cancer managed to hang on long enough to see her owner return from a deployment overseas. According to Jennifer Ralston's YouTube channel, Kermie, an 11-year-old beagle-lab-chow mix, wasMore >>
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Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:53 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:53:07 GMT
The newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor.More >>
Don't plan on having a bonfire in one of those new concrete fire pits any time soon. That's because the newly-installed fire pits are gone from the beach in Harrison County. Weeks after they were put in, the fire pits had to be removed and sent back to the contractor. The county found out that they just couldn't take the heat.More >>
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -
Another lawsuit has been filed related to a sexual harassment case against Jackson State University Director of Athletics Vivian Fuller.
The lawsuit -- filed last week against JSU, Fuller and university president Carolyn Meyers --alleges Dalandus Henderson and Frederick Robinson were fired from the university after talking to investigators about the case against Fuller.
Henderson and Robinson claim they were let go in retaliation for their willingness to assist as witnesses in the investigation, according to the suit.
Fuller's former secretary Lolita Ward filed a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against Fuller in August.
In the lawsuit, Lolita Ward alleges she was sexually harassed by Fuller, and when she went to university officials to seek assistance, she was fired. The lawsuit claims Fuller looked down Ward's shirt and wagged her tongue at her in a sexually provocative way.
Jackson State officials released this statement: "The university believes the case is without merit. Additionally, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigated the allegations and determines it was 'unable to conclude that the information obtained establishes violations of the statues.'"
They have filed a response to the lawsuit denying all the allegations.
Ward is asking to be reinstated in her old position, back pay and punitive damages. Her attorney says several other cases involving Fuller are still pending with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and more lawsuits could be filed in the future.
The case is expected to go to trial later this year.
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