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Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing

Jackson police capture man in missing teen case, victim missing

Posted 3:47 AM 9/2/2014 by Hunter Robinson

JACKSON, MS - Jackson police have captured a man wanted in the possible abduction of a 17-year-old girl. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says officers captured 19-year-old Dewayne Thomas about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. She said charges would be filed, but she didn't (More)

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Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

Posted 3:08 PM 9/1/2014 by Candice Choi

NEW YORK - McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers. Kendall Fells, an organizing director for Fast (More)

8/31/2014

Rivers' daughter: 'Keeping our fingers crossed'

Rivers' daughter: 'Keeping our fingers crossed'

Posted 4:39 PM 8/31/2014

NEW YORK - Joan Rivers' daughter says loved ones are hopeful about the comedian's condition as she remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a New York City doctor's office. Melissa Rivers said in a statement Sunday that "we are keeping our fingers crossed." (More)

8/30/2014

Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

Posted 9:50 AM 8/30/2014

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he's optimistic about the growing economy. He says decisions made now will determine (More)

8/29/2014

Jurors guilty for death of woman with buttock injections

Jurors guilty for death of woman with buttock injections

Posted 8:35 PM 8/29/2014 by Caroline McDougall

JACKSON, Miss. - A jury has convicted a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections Friday. Jurors found Tracy Lynn Garner, 53, guilty of depraved heart murder and conspiracy to commit wire fraud and could face life in prison. (More)...

8/28/2014

California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

Posted 4:48 PM 8/28/2014 by Judy Lin

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses. The Senate unanimously passed SB967 on Thursday as states and universities across the U.S. are (More)

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