Must Read- Feb. 19, 2014: School Lockdown Legislation, MSU Black History Lunch
School sign with chain link fence and words saying school lockdown Image by MGN Online
The body of Hailey Owens, who was taken from a Springfield neighborhood yesterday, has been found and Craig Wood has been arrested for her murder.
- Timeline from Springfield on kidnapping case (City of Springfield)
- Police identify man arrested in abduction of 10-year-old. (News-Leader)
- Active Greene County Jail Population- Craig Michael Wood
School Lockdown Bill:
Missouri House Bill 1522 would make you a criminal for causing a lockdown at a school. This legislation was actually prompted by a reporter who caused a lockdown after doing a story on school security.
- School threat bill hearing includes criticism of TV station involves HS lockdown. (Missourinet)
- TV media stunt caused St. Louis High School lockdown- what were they thinking? (Huffington Post)
- House Bill 1522
- Rep. Stacey Newman D- District 87
James Meredith was the first black student at Ole Miss in 1962. A statue was erected in his memory. This week a noose was found around the statue's neck.
- Noose tied on Ole Miss integration statue. (Washington Post)
A MSU student sent us this picture of what will be offered at a black history month luncheon.
Remember when a Catholic school got in trouble for serving fried chicken?
- School sorry for black history lunch menu of watermelon, fried chicken. (USA Today)
- California school's black history month menu of fried chicken, watermelon sparks ire. (Washington Times)