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.
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.
The powerful storm system could bring severe weather to the northern parts of Central Florida after devastating the Deep South, killing several and damaging hundreds of homes and buildings.
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 state Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
Authorities say that Jacob Blair Scott, 43, didn’t actually commit suicide and that it appears he faked his own death.
A group of Mississippi police officers are working to cultivate community relationships by helping shelter pups find their forever homes.
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.
Mississippi authorities have canceled an Amber Alert for a toddler and an infant taken from their great-grandmother's home in Copiah County at gunpoint.
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