Donavon Thigpen said he wants AMPED to be coined the “Berklee of the South” by creating opportunities in Jackson that some people think primarily exist in cities like Atlanta.
“Petitioners’ claim fails because the State’s 1950 and 1968 enactments purged any taint from the 1890 law,” Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch’s Jan. 3, 2023, brief-in-opposition said.
Officials found Seth Coulter Odom’s body dismembered inside a large plastic tool box on the side of a rural road Saturday morning.
Disability Rights Mississippi agreed that the court could terminate the consent decree in the running of the Henley-Young-Patton Juvenile Detention Center in Hinds County after 10 years.
Different approaches to justice are on the ballot in November 2022 in some public prosecutor and congressional elections around the country, revealing a deep divide about how differently Americans feel about crime and its consequences. But the data do not support the rhetoric.
Gulfport Police Department transferred the case involving the officer who shot Jaheim McMillan on Oct. 6, 2022, of an officer-involved shooting on Oct. 6, 2022, to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.
Executive Director Zeo Grover of Stop Gun Violence believes that adjusting legislation to close “loopholes” around the definition of domestic violence and requiring background checks before all firearm purchases could lower the risks of gun violence, calling these measures a “common-sense start.”
The Mississippi Economic Inclusion Coalition submitted this MFP Voices column in response to State Auditor Shad White’s report, “Dads Matter: The Taxpayer Cost of Fatherlessness,” writing that “good leaders are solution-oriented and often self-assess before passing the blame onto others.” But, they write, in this case, White missed the mark.