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Miss. mom arrested when 2-month-old son dies at hotel days after regaining custody

CLINTON, Miss. (TCD) -- A 34-year-old woman was taken into custody after her 2-month-old son died earlier this week, possibly from asphyxiation. According to WJTV-TV, on Tuesday, June 21, Clinton Police Department officers responded to the Econo Lodge Hotel for a report of a deceased infant. The 2-month-old's mother, Darla Luke, was taken into custody and charged with felony child neglect.
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Jackson's Pink House staff members say goodbyes, plan for the future in a post-Roe world

When the Roe v. Wade precedent was overturned by the Supreme Court Friday morning, the clock began ticking for the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic, which most people know as the Pink House. Representative from the clinic held a news conference Friday afternoon saying they will likely close in a matter of weeks but also that the Jackson clinic's demise will not be the end for those involved. ...
JACKSON, MS
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Former Ole Miss pitcher proud to see the Rebels reach historic levels

JACKSON, Miss. — Former Ole Miss pitcher Josh Laxer was on the 2014 Rebels team that made it to the College World Series for the first time under Mike Bianco. The Madison Central grad sees a lot of his old team in the current one which has become the first to play for a national championship under Bianco. He believes the Rebels have a good chance to win it all. They just have to keep their foot on the gas.
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Retirement reception held for Ridgeland Police Chief Neal

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV)- After 33 years, Ridgeland Chief Police Chief John Neal is retiring. On Friday, employees at the police department and neighbors, celebrated Neal’s retirement during an event at Ridgeland City Hall. Neal has spent more than years in the law enforcement. He started as a patrol officer. Over the years, he served as […]
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Tonight the Miss Mississippi candidates compete in the last round of preliminary competition. Miss Mississippi State University and Miss Riverbend took top honors Thursday night. Even with a microphone glitch, Miss Riverbend Kayla Braswell continued to sing for the Miss Mississippi audience and judges. Braswell said,...
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What’s next for the Jackson Women’s Health Organization?

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Emotions ran high at a news conference held by the Jackson Women’s Health Organization on Friday, June 24. Speakers condemned the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and pledged to continue fighting for the rights of women across the country. “We’re continuing to provide services. Women, like me, and there are […]
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