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Crime

Mother Died in Madison County Jail After Pot Arrest, Family Sues for Negligence

Attorney Derek Sells of Cochran Firm accused those who run Madison County Detention Center of being in the practice of ignoring "serious medical conditions of inmates and just leaving them to die.”

Abortion

Supreme Court to Weigh Rollback of Abortion Rights

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will decide whether states can ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb.

Biz Roundup

Mississippi Pickle Fest, Preserve the Pit and Fertile Ground Documentary

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum will host its annual Mississippi Pickle Fest on Saturday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

City & County

'Sins of Our Past': Apologies for 1970 Jackson St. Shootings

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and state Sen. Hillman Frazier both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and state police officers that killed two people and injured 12 others on the campus of a historically Black college.

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Top 10: Elizabeth Gibson

Elizabeth Gibson graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College in 2019 and is presently enrolled at the University of Memphis while maintaining a teaching position at Clinton Junior High School.