On Wednesday, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety announced the arrest of Webster County Sheriff Timothy Mitchell, 53, for committing a dozen felonies, including: embezzlement, stolen arms trafficking, sex with an inmate and retaliation against a witness.
Michael Clay Saripkin was convicted of touching a child for lustful purposes in 2013.
"I'm not sure how you're going to take this, but it's bad," the daycare owner reportedly told the child's mother in a text message.
"As I laid the rebel flag down across Vernon's grave, I told my grandson what it represents—our hope that racism and hatred would die."
There will be a record number of 24 women in the U.S. Senate next year, following Cindy Hyde-Smith's win in Mississippi.
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"She said something out of jest that wasn't the most politically correct thing to say."
Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy face off Tuesday in a runoff election that culminates a heated campaign.
Cries of racism have done little to sway Mississippi's largely white, Republican voter base.
The lynchings still happen. Nooses have been replaced by bullets—or sometimes not replaced at all.
"Absolutely we have been sensitive to race relations in this state," Bryant, who has been criticized for declaring April "Confederate Heritage Month," said during a press conference held in conjunction with Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.
The T-shirt was emblazoned with the image of a Confederate flag with a noose in the middle and the words "Mississippi Justice."
"Put your whole damn fingers in their salads. Take their apps and distribute them to the other diners."
A Mississippi grandmother faces murder charges for allegedly stabbing and stuffing her 20-month-old granddaughter in an oven , according to the county sheriff.
Images of the scene went viral on social media, with students dressed as medical staff being seen pointing guns at police officers.
"At no point in time is this acceptable. At any school, at any performance, in any town."
A Mississippi high school student says she was physically removed from President Donald Trump's raucous Southaven rally Tuesday solely for wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt.
"I am going to ask them, after 100 years, after 100 years of relying on big government to save you, where are you today? After 100 years of begging for federal government scraps, where are you today?"
Daniel Starks was fired from Meridian Police Department after using excessive force against suspect.
The attack occurred in McComb, Mississippi.