The state has filed a civil lawsuit against Favre and others to recover more than $20 million in misspent welfare money intended to help needy people in one of the country's poorest states
A historic flood was just the start of an unimaginable crisis.
Governor Tate Reeves said progress was being made on the city’s water crisis.
The semi-trucks left Chicago Monday night and were headed for Jackson, Mississippi, which has been without clean water for a week now after flooding overwhelmed its water treatment facility.
Chicago philanthropist Early Walker has been working with the students to organize a three-day "Help Jackson Now" water drive in the South Suburbs. They collected three semi trailers worth of bottled water.
Cory Wayne Patterson stole a plane from the Tupelo Regional Airport, took off, called 911 and then threatened to crash the aircraft.
From renewed investigations to an unpublished memoir to Hollywood retellings, Emmett Till’s name and story have been in the news a number of times over the past year. Here is a look at the instances.
A military veteran pleaded guilty to faking his own death to try to avoid sexual abuse charges in Mississippi.
A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and a newly revealed memoir by the woman, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Melioidosis, or Whitmore’s disease, can cause a variety of symptoms and can infect any organ, including the brain.
A cultural preservation organization announced Tuesday that Emmett Till's Chicago house will receive a share of $3 million in grants being distributed to 33 sites and organizations nationwide that are important pieces of African American history.
Carolyn Bryant Donham is the white woman who claimed Till whistled at her in 1955. Now, she's written a memoir.
The 16-year-old jumped into the river after a vehicle crashed into the water.
A team searching a Mississippi courthouse for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till has found the unserved warrant charging a white woman in his 1955 kidnapping.
The push for more access to birth control comes as the nation waits for a Supreme Court ruling that could upend abortion rights in more than half the states.
"This is the first time in my 18 years I have ever seen anything so brazen and so vile," prosecutors said.
Many people reported hearing loud noises across the state Wednesday morning.
According to the police report, the youth softball umpire tossed Kiara Nichelle Thomas but she stuck around and punched the umpire after the game.
Carolyn Bryant Donham was named nearly 67 years ago in a warrant that accused her in Till’s abduction, even before his mangled body was found in a river, FBI records show, yet she was never arrested or brought to trial in a case that shocked the world for its brutality.
Legendary WVON-AM disc jockey Pervis Spann, who helped build a Black radio powerhouse in Chicago, died Monday at 89 at his South Side home from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.