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Judge dismisses murder charges against two Mississippi cops

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state judge in Mississippi dismissed murder charges Thursday against two police officers accused of body-slamming and beating a Black man. The ruling by Hinds County Judge Faye Peterson ended the trial of former Jackson officers…

Son of US District Judge Esther Salas killed, husband shot

By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Judiciary officials say a gunman shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge as he answered the door of the family home Sunday in New Jersey, and shot and wounded the judge’s husband…

Judge to hear case about Mississippi election process

Less than a month before we elect a new Governor of Mississippi, a federal judge will hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit challenging our state's process of electing leaders, something critics say is designed to thwart black political power. While…

Youth Courts Looking Toward Future

The Harrison County Youth courts are eyeing a big development in the future. Members of the youth court came before county supervisors this morning with two proposals The first, current state budget cuts caused the Harrison County youth courts to…

Federal Judge Blocks Bathroom Policy

Transgender students to use the restroom of their choice, the judge for the northern district of Texas granted a nationwide injunction late yesterday temporarily blocking the guidance from the Obama administration covering student in public schools. Thirteen states, including Mississippi,…

U.S. Judge To Hear Anti-1523 Arguments

On Monday, a federal judge will hear arguments over challenges to a law that many are labeling discriminatory. House Bill 15-23 or the religious accommodations act will become law July first unless it is blocked by U.S. district judge "Carlton…

Youth Court Needs New Detention Center

Long-awaited solutions to problems associated with the Harrison County Youth Court and Juvenile Detention Center are finally being discussed after a recent grand jury report. The Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center is in Biloxi but all its services are done…

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a Hinds County judge rules in favor of an Oxford mother.