Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem on Monday, just over six months after legislators retired the last state banner in the U.S. that included the divisive rebel symbol.
The child was allegedly kidnapped and abandoned at a Goodwill in Mississippi after his mother refused to work as a prostitute in Tennessee, according to the FBI and a complaint filed in federal court.
Mississippi police on Monday said a healthy 2-year-old boy who was abandoned with a change of clothes and a note that said, “child abandoned…no phone number for mom” at a Goodwill drop-off has been identified and a suspect was arrested.
After 38 years, a small child found floating in a Mississippi river has been identified—only deepening her mysterious cold case death.
A man is wanted by Mississippi police after security footage captured him robbing a bank with his face mask pulled down.
In a since-deleted Twitter message, state Rep. Price Wallace wrote last Saturday that the Magnolia State should “succeed” from the union after the Democrat’s win over President Trump, according to reports.
Residents of Utah and Nebraska stripped their constitutions of provisions that allowed slavery as a punishment for criminal convictions. Mississippi voters approved a state flag without the X-shaped design of the Confederate battle flag. Rhode Island dumped 'Plantations' from its name. And Alabama voters removed racist traces of segregation from its constitution.
Mississippi on Tuesday voted to replace its state flag, which had been the last one in the U.S. to include an image of the Confederate-themed battle flag.
A sheriff's office in Mississippi said 17 inmates were baptized last week in what they hope will be a "new start."
A bridge inspector was working 120 feet above the Mississippi River when he spotted a distressed dog beneath the deck.
Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.
Storm-weary residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing for a new weather onslaught as Tropical Storm Sally churns toward them.
"Overall, there was just this utter disrespect for teachers and their lives," a 57-year-old teacher from Indiana said. Teachers in three states have died from coronavirus-related causes since this school year started.
The single design of the magnolia will go on the November ballot. If voters accept the design, it will become the new state flag.
People along the Gulf Coast, from Texas to Alabama, are preparing for twin hurricanes expected to hit this week within 48 hours of each other. "You're looking at a potential for a major flood event that lasts for some time," said a weather service storm expert. "And that's not even talking about the wind."
A man found fatally shot in a USPS delivery truck has been identified as a Mississippi Highway Patrol lieutenant.
The Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, voted on Tuesday to remove the former Southern populist's statue from the grounds of City Hall in a 5-to-1 vote.
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.
HISTORIC: Mississippi lawmakers voted on Sunday to remove the Confederate symbol from the state flag, a bill that the Republican governor has promised to sign. The flag will lose its official status as soon as that happens.
For the first time ever, the Republican governor of Mississippi has said he will sign a bill to remove the Confederate symbol from the state flag, if that bill is passed by the legislature.