School District Pulls 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Over 'Uncomfortable' Language"To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district.
A Weakened Nate Brings Flooding, Power Outages To Gulf CoastHurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly Sunday.
Mississippi Holds On To State Flag With Confederate SymbolThe same leaders who control Mississippi flag legislation remain in office, with the Republican governor and lieutenant governor still saying flag design should be determined by a statewide election.
Dallas Family Grieves Marine Killed In Plane CrashA Dallas family is in mourning after finding out Staff Sgt. Joshua Snowden, 31, was one of 15 Marines killed Monday in a military plane crash.
At Least 16 Killed In Military Plane Crash In MississippiA U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles and creating a fiery wreckage, officials said.
12 Bodies Found After Marine Plane CrashThe Marine Corps says it operated the plane but has provided no information on where the flight originated or where it was going.
8 Dead In Shooting Rampage In Mississippi; Suspect ArrestedA man who got into an argument with his estranged wife over their children was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including his mother-in-law and a sheriff's deputy.
Lawyer: Detained Immigrant To Be Deported Without HearingThe attorney for a young woman who was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement after speaking at a news conference about immigration says she's been told the woman will be deported without a hearing.
Key Till Witness Gave False Testimony, Historian SaysThe woman at the center of the trial of Emmett Till's alleged killers has acknowledged that she falsely testified he made physical and verbal threats, according to a new book.
Gulf States Receiving Nearly $370M For 24 Restoration ProjectsThe five Gulf states are receiving nearly $370 million for 24 projects to restore natural resources damaged by the huge 2010 oil spill.
Knives Needed, Attorney Says After Choking On Popeyes ChickenA Mississippi attorney is suing Popeyes after he says he choked when he had to eat a piece of fried chicken with his hands because a knife wasn't included in his drive-thru order.
No Joke: Mississippi County Bans Clowns 'Til After HalloweenA Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween.