Officer Killed Boyfriend and Son in Murder-Suicide, Police Say An off-duty police officer was believed to have shot and killed her boyfriend and their 1-year-old son, and then turned the gun on herself in an apparent murder-suicide at their Brooklyn home on Monday morning, investigators said. The officer’s 19-year-old son managed to escape the three-story house on East 56th Street by fleeing through a bedroom window after hearing the sound of gunshots, said Paul J. More
Controversial U.S. abortion doctor shot dead in Kansas church George Tiller, a controversial doctor who performed late-term abortions, has been shot dead in a church in Kansas, United States. A man is in custody over the killing. 67-year-old Tiller had been the target of many previous attacks. In 1986 his clinic was ... 03/7/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
Son of late-term abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell shot while allegedly breaking into Philadelphia home The son of convicted late-term abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell apparently changed his name only to start a new legacy for himself: burglar. Barron Alexander, who until recently shared the last name of his incarcerated dad, was critically shot while ... 06/4/2014 - 7:14 am | View Link
Doctor: Abortion safer than getting shot of penicillin A Texas doctor Wednesday said a state law requiring doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at local hospitals was medically unnecessary and might end up harming women. "The risk of death from live childbirth is about 8.8 per 100,000," Dr ... 05/21/2014 - 6:48 am | View Link
Abortion Doctor Compares Killing 27-Week-Old Baby to Flu Shot A new undercover video shows a New Mexico-based abortion practitioner telling a woman considering an abortion that killing a 27-week old baby is no different than getting a flu shot. The pro-life group Live Action has released the latest in a series of ... 06/12/2013 - 9:59 pm | View Link
Slain abortion doctor shot by Oregon woman in 1993 As he drove home from church Sunday, career prosecutor Stephen Peifer heard a familiar name on the radio: Dr. George Tiller. A news account said a gunman had entered a Lutheran church in Wichita, Kan., that morning and fired a shot at Tiller, killing one ... 06/1/2009 - 10:11 am | View Link
Assassination of George Tiller Assassination, Weapons: Handgun: Deaths: George Tiller, M.D. Perpetrator: Scott Philip Roeder of Merriam, Kansas: Motive: Anti-abortion extremism 03/15/2017 - 5:53 am | View Website
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James Charles Kopp James Charles Kopp (born August 2, 1954) is an American citizen who was convicted in 2003 for the 1998 sniper-style murder of Barnett Slepian, an American physician ... 03/14/2017 - 2:51 pm | View Website
Republicans have vowed Gorsuch will be confirmed, threatening Democrats with the so-called "nuclear option," allowing Republicans to change the confirmation rules so they can override any opposition with a majority vote.
By Bobby Harrison
Daily Journal Jackson Bureau
JACKSON – A bill to allow the Lee County Board of Supervisors to construct a new jail outside of the city limits of Tupelo finally passed two Senate committees Thursday and is now pending before the full chamber.
The legislation, along with another bill that would allow the Itawamba County Board of Supervisors to build a jail outside of the municipal limits of Fulton, passed both the Local and Private Committee and Corrections Committee on Thursday.
The local and private legislation is needed because general state law mandates that a county jail be located within the corporate limits of the county’s seat of government.
The legislation, at least in terms of the bill dealing with the Lee County Jail, had garnered more attention than is normal for such measures.