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#Mississippi

# mississippi - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Grand jury declines to indict woman whose accusation set off 1955 lynching of Emmett Till

Tue 11:07 PM 28,823 Views 0 Comments

The jury determined there was insufficient evidence to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham on charges of kidnapping and manslaughter.

# mississippi - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

US Justice Department closes investigation into 1955 lynching of kidnapped black teenager
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

US Justice Department closes investigation into 1955 lynching of kidnapped black teenager

Dec 7th 2021, 6:52 AM 28,899 Views 0 Comments

Emmett Till was abducted, tortured and killed at age 14 after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman.

# mississippi - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

US Supreme Court appears likely to roll back abortion rights
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

US Supreme Court appears likely to roll back abortion rights

Updated Dec 1st 2021, 10:20 PM 29,188 Views 142 Comments

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the imposing court in Washington as the nine justices heard two hours of arguments.

# mississippi - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Four people killed as plane crashes into Mississippi home

May 6th 2021, 10:04 PM 28,164 Views 8 Comments

Authorities were not aware of any distress calls from the plane.

# mississippi - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Mississippi votes for new flag as it ditches Confederate-themed banner
# Ditching Dixie
# Ditching Dixie

Mississippi votes for new flag as it ditches Confederate-themed banner

Nov 4th 2020, 7:07 AM 14,366 Views 3 Comments

The new flag will feature a magnolia flower.

# mississippi - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag
# Tate Reeves
# Tate Reeves

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Jul 1st 2020, 7:18 AM 13,985 Views 26 Comments

Mississippi is the only American state to incorporate the Confederate standard on its official flag, after nearby Georgia dropped it in 2003.

# mississippi - Saturday 25 May, 2019

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban
# United States
# United States

US judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 25th 2019, 12:42 PM 12,824 Views 80 Comments

The bill banning abortion where a heartbeat is detectable was passed in March.

# mississippi - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote
# Cindy Hyde-Smith
# Cindy Hyde-Smith

Republican who said she would attend 'public hanging' and suppress liberal votes wins US senate vote

Nov 28th 2018, 7:03 AM 23,536 Views 70 Comments

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remarks were interpreted as alluding to Mississippi’s history of racist violence.

# mississippi - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Police investigating nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before US Senate runoff

Nov 27th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,601 Views 23 Comments

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety says the nooses were accompanied by handwritten signs referring to today’s election.

# mississippi - Monday 19 March, 2018

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi
# Gun Crime
# Gun Crime

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Mar 19th 2018, 10:56 AM 53,635 Views 72 Comments

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

# mississippi - Friday 27 October, 2017

Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Dunne slips after strong start in Shanghai while Power in contention in Mississippi

Oct 27th 2017, 11:22 AM 2,104 Views 0 Comments

There were mixed fortunes for the Irish in China and the United States this morning.

# mississippi - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Donald Trump's sons launch hotel chain inspired by election campaign
# American Idea
# American Idea

Donald Trump's sons launch hotel chain inspired by election campaign

Jun 10th 2017, 1:00 PM 33,348 Views 52 Comments

The Trump Organization has said it is not exploiting the US presidency for profit.

# mississippi - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Police say eight people have died, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi
# Lincoln County
# Lincoln County

Police say eight people have died, including deputy sheriff, after shooting in Mississippi

May 28th 2017, 2:42 PM 28,488 Views 66 Comments

The suspect is in custody.

# mississippi - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight
# Twister
# Twister

Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight

Jan 21st 2017, 4:29 PM 7,821 Views 5 Comments

Authorities have said that local firefighters and police are going door-to-door to try to rescue victims.

# mississippi - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

Police investigate after black high school student allegedly had noose tied around his neck

Oct 25th 2016, 1:54 PM 10,896 Views 26 Comments

The student said as many as four white students put a noose around his neck during football practice.

# mississippi - Saturday 27 August, 2016

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

"She doesn't deserve to die like this, doing God's work" - Shock after murder of nuns

Aug 27th 2016, 10:25 AM 18,864 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with two counts of capital murder.

# mississippi - Friday 26 August, 2016

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home
# Durant
# Durant

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

Aug 26th 2016, 10:39 PM 34,202 Views 47 Comments

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

# mississippi - Thursday 25 August, 2016

They call me MR BREXIT! Trump and Farage campaign together in Mississippi
# Going To Jackson
# Going To Jackson

They call me MR BREXIT! Trump and Farage campaign together in Mississippi

Aug 25th 2016, 7:30 AM 27,362 Views 180 Comments

The joint appearance comes just days after Trump confused the world with an odd Brexit-themed tweet.

# mississippi - Friday 22 April, 2016

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law
# Backlash
# Backlash

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

Apr 22nd 2016, 12:13 PM 15,434 Views 129 Comments

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

# mississippi - Monday 11 April, 2016

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law
# When You're Gone
# When You're Gone

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi gig over anti-LGBT law

Apr 11th 2016, 6:20 PM 18,396 Views 112 Comments

“I find it incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against in the state of Mississippi.”

# mississippi - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples
# Mister And Mississippi
# Mister And Mississippi

US state of Mississippi passes law making it legal to refuse service to gay couples

Apr 5th 2016, 7:13 PM 19,335 Views 113 Comments

The state’s governor says it would protect religious beliefs.

# mississippi - Monday 16 November, 2015

"There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever
# New York
# New York

"There is hope": This man just got the most extensive face transplant ever

Nov 16th 2015, 5:53 PM 30,134 Views 19 Comments

Patrick Hardison was burned in a blaze in 2001.

# mississippi - Monday 9 November, 2015

Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars
# Where's My Car?
# Where's My Car?

Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars

Nov 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 36,759 Views 32 Comments

There were no reports of any injuries.

# mississippi - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Man who pushed second wife off cliff now suspected of killing first wife
# Freak Accidents
# Freak Accidents

Man who pushed second wife off cliff now suspected of killing first wife

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:00 PM 39,317 Views 18 Comments

Harold Henthorn’s first wife also died in an unusual accident in a remote location.

# mississippi - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Dead murder suspect described as 'smart and funny' man
# University Shooting
# University Shooting

Dead murder suspect described as 'smart and funny' man

Sep 15th 2015, 5:23 PM 19,140 Views 11 Comments

Shannon Lamb was wanted in connection to the killing of his girlfriend and a colleague.

# mississippi - Monday 14 September, 2015

'A terrific family man': Professor killed in US college shooting
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

'A terrific family man': Professor killed in US college shooting

Sep 14th 2015, 9:09 PM 28,701 Views 53 Comments

Police believe the shooting could be linked to a second homicide.

# mississippi - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
# Katrina10
# Katrina10

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Aug 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 18,112 Views 5 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

# mississippi - Friday 20 March, 2015

FBI investigating after body of black man found hanging from a tree
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

FBI investigating after body of black man found hanging from a tree

Mar 20th 2015, 8:06 PM 23,183 Views 44 Comments

The discovery comes at a time of heightened tensions around race in the US.

# mississippi - Monday 28 July, 2014

Terrifying swarm of flies in US so massive it shows up on radar
# Nope
# Nope

Terrifying swarm of flies in US so massive it shows up on radar

Jul 28th 2014, 2:15 PM 26,545 Views 29 Comments

Run.

# mississippi - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado
# Mississippi
From The Daily Edge
# Mississippi

Weatherman orders live evacuation of newsroom during Tornado

Apr 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,792 Views 3 Comments

The southern states of the US have been under siege.

# mississippi - Friday 28 February, 2014

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive
# Oops
# Oops

Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home, says he's definitely alive

Feb 28th 2014, 4:15 PM 35,122 Views 36 Comments

Family members say the 78-year-old told them he’s happy to be alive.

# mississippi - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama
# Poison
# Poison

Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama

Apr 18th 2013, 8:36 AM 6,973 Views 10 Comments

The man was arrested at his home in Mississippi after an investigation.

# mississippi - Monday 4 March, 2013

Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say
# HIV
# HIV

Baby born with HIV may have been cured, scientists say

Mar 4th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,277 Views 88 Comments

The child from Mississippi has been off medication for a year with no signs of infection in what could be on the second reported curing of the disease.

# mississippi - Monday 18 February, 2013

Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)
# Oversight
# Oversight

Mississippi formally abolishes slavery (after forgetting to do it before now)

Feb 18th 2013, 6:02 PM 17,131 Views 24 Comments

The state was the last to formally ratify the 13th Amendment in 1995 – but had forgotten to file the proper paperwork.

# mississippi - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east
# United States
# United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

Dec 27th 2012, 8:43 AM 6,614 Views 2 Comments

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# mississippi - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,199 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

US prison on lockdown after guard death during riot

May 21st 2012, 3:53 PM 4,084 Views 9 Comments

A spokesperson for the privately-owned federal prison says order was restored by 3am today after a riot.

# mississippi - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Man posing as police officer suspected of killing drivers in Mississippi
# Impersonator
# Impersonator

Man posing as police officer suspected of killing drivers in Mississippi

May 15th 2012, 11:48 AM 2,823 Views 5 Comments

Mississippi authorities believe a police impersonator has tricked victims into pulling over to the side of the road before shooting them.

# mississippi - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped
# Search
# Search

US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped

May 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 6,004 Views 2 Comments

Police are searching for Adam Mayes of Guntown Mississippi after the death of Jo Ann and Adrienne Bain.

# mississippi - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Mississippi university student shot on campus
# Campus Shooting
# Campus Shooting

Mississippi university student shot on campus

Mar 25th 2012, 10:24 AM 2,910 Views 4 Comments

Three suspects fled the scene last night after shooting a student who later died from his wounds.

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