The tragic death of 31-year-old schizophrenic Mario Clark after being subdued by Jackson police highlights the desperate need for training police on handling the mentally ill.
When a police officer kills a citizen should his identity be kept secret? Mayor Chokwe Lumumba thinks not. A special task force appointed by the mayor on the issues agrees.
North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District may be a long ways from here, but the lessons it has provided in recent days about election fraud have implications far beyond the Tar Heel State.
The Corinth School District is in its third year of a noticeably modified school schedule, with a shorter summer vacation and longer breaks in the fall and spring.
Now-retired Madison County Circuit Judge William Chapman, before his retirement in January, set aside Patrick Beadle's conviction for drug trafficking and allowed him to plead guilty to simple possession.
Ever since the state legislature passed procurement reform, there has been a constant effort to repeal the reforms. This session is no different. State Rep. Jerry Turner, the leader of procurement reform in the House, is in a battle to preserve reverse auctions. Reps.
We don’t know that Mississippi Senate District 22, even with its majority-black voting-age population, is racially gerrymandered, as federal Judge Carlton Reeves has ruled. We do know that it’s politically gerrymandered.
Attorney General Jim Hood has sent a stern and needed message to those who do business with Mississippi.
Be careful who you hire to try to secure these contracts. If they’re crooked, they could cost you dearly.
Jay Hughes, the Democratic Mississippi lawmaker running for lieutenant governor this year, got tripped up last week on a campaign finance reform he supported.
Worse, he initially gave a couple of lame excuses for not following the law.
As of January 1, hospitals were required by the federal government to publish their prices online. The idea behind the mandate was a good one: Consumers could save money - and in the process help restrain health-care costs - by being able to shop around.