With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem — a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist.
A mandatory quarantine of 14 days has been extended to travelers entering New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to 16 from the 8 states listed when the advisory was first issued last week.
Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag.
Mississippi has the last state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
City council members in Gulfport, Mississippi voted unanimously to take down the state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem, from municipal buildings.
The crescendo of calls comes amid protests over the May 25 death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes, and has reignited discussions over racial equality across the country.
The DOJ released a statement of interest in support of Temple Baptist Church in Greenvillle, Miss., which has filed a lawsuit against the local police department, saying that the city of Greenville wrongfully targeted religious services.
A sheriff's deputy and his wife in Mississippi are among the dead after a tornado struck on Easter Sunday, part of a widespread deadly storm system leaving devastation across the South.
Mississippi and Louisiana—two states dealing with an increase of coronavirus cases—were hit Sunday with a deadly storm system that produced tornadoes that ripped through hundreds of homes and buildings, resulting in at least 17 deaths in the region.
Forecasters said heavy rains were expected in a band from eastern Louisiana across central parts of Mississippi and Alabama and into far west Georgia.
The suspects allegedly presented an altered $100,000 ticket that appeared to have the winning numbers glued onto it.
The inmates were reportedly discovered missing during an "emergency count" on Saturday.
People living in McComb, Mississippi, have added street work to their Christmas lists after they said the city left them with a gaping pothole, and now they’re using holiday cheer to bring some attention to it.
A Mississippi man was devastated after discovering that his missing dog was fatally shot by a neighbor who left a note and the collar of his beloved pet hanging on his mailbox.
The force is strong … in Mississippi.
Law enforcement agencies were searching for Roderick Bowers overnight. When SWAT officers went into an apartment to nab Bowers, they heard three gunshots.
According to the University of Mississippi, 'Ole Miss' chemistry professor James Cizdziel and graduate student Oscar Black are researching methods for analyzing the type of polymer used in the guns from flecks or smears of plastic on bullets or gunshot residue on clothing.