The next big struggle over Old South symbols is shaping up in Mississippi, where the rebel X has fluttered over the Capitol and other public buildings for more than a century as part of the state flag.
A top Mississippi lawmaker said Monday that the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag.
Mississippi school superintendent who pressed charges against four parents who cheered at a high school graduation ceremony has now dropped those charges.
King was 89 when he died May 14 in Las Vegas. At his request, his body was returned to his native Mississippi for a final homecoming.
Subway restaurant employee Sierra McCurdy reportedly posted a photo on Facebook in which she appears to celebrate the shooting deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers.
Marvin Banks’ drug use and drinking had worsened in recent years and he was hearing voices in his head.
Three people were arrested — and two were charged with capital murder — after two Mississippi police officers were shot to death during a traffic stop, a state law enforcement spokesman said Sunday.
Authorities say a west Georgia man accused in the deaths of his wife and four others has been arrested.
It was now or never for lovers of Graceland Too, north Mississippi’s eccentric shrine to Elvis Presley.
Two separate bills in the state legislature would make the holy book a state symbol.