Springfield Police http://wyso.org en NAACP Speaks Out In Springfield Against Violent Crime http://wyso.org/post/naacp-speaks-out-springfield-against-violent-crime <p>The head of the Springfield Chapter of the NAACP held a press conference at City Hall Plaza Wednesday afternoon to discuss the recent shooting death of a Springfield High School Student.&nbsp; The discussion ranged from gun control to better parenting.<br /><br />The shooting death of 17-year-old student-athlete Jeffrey Wellington this week has shaken the community.<br /><br />Springfield NAACP Chapter President, Denise Williams, told the crowd at City Hall that the gun violence has to stop and she recalled a saying used years ago aimed at parents who need to get more involved.<br /> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:21:57 +0000 Wayne Baker 48969 at http://wyso.org NAACP Speaks Out In Springfield Against Violent Crime Springfield School Officials and Police Discuss School Safety http://wyso.org/post/springfield-school-officials-and-police-discuss-school-safety <p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:32:01 +0000 Wayne Baker 27664 at http://wyso.org