Saturday, May 18 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:58:29 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River.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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi lawmakers are considering new restrictions on reproductive health, including a bill that would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Republican Rep. Tracy Arnold of Booneville filed the "Protection of the Human Person Act." It reflects a personhood initiative that state voters rejected in 2011, which would've defined life as beginning at fertilization. But, it goes further. Arnold's bill would ban creation of any human-animal hybrid through in vitro fertilization.
Arnold tells The Associated Press that with crops, chicken and fish already genetically altered, he worries such hybrids could be attempted and he doesn't want "a freak of nature."
Oxford resident Cristen Hemmins, who campaigned against the personhood initiative, says lawmakers should stop trying to restrict abortion access. She says women should have affordable health care, including contraception.
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