A former Mississippi police officer has pleaded guilty in a culpable negligence manslaughter case involving her 3-year-old daughter. The little girl died after her mother left her inside her patrol car back in 2016.
In the aftermath of a car crash, people are often focused on healing from their physical injuries and dealing with the damage to their vehicle. It can be easy to neglect the psychological damage that may have resulted from the accident.
As we enter the spring and summer months, more Mississippi kids will be spending time on playgrounds at schools and local parks. Many homeowners have extensive play areas in their backyards as well.
Drivers in Mississippi generally don't need to worry about inclement winter weather. Snow, ice and hail are infrequent weather occurrences. However, wet, rainy weather is much more common. The spring often brings with it increased precipitation and foggy mornings in some areas.
It's easier than ever for women to find a female doctor. Often, they think that another woman will take them and their medical issues more seriously than a male doctor. However, female patients are still more likely to be misdiagnosed or to not have their medical conditions recognized at all than male patients.
Most of us give little thought to the weigh station signs we see posted along highways here in Mississippi and in other states. However, these weigh stations help prevent tragedies by helping to ensure that the trucks traveling these routes are safe.