Mississippi

Republican lawmaker Tom Weathersby has proposed counseling and fines in sagging pants ban.

The Greenville Police Department is investigating the incident as a hate crime, while the FBI announced plans to launch a civil rights probe.

A memorial sign that marks the place where 14-year-old Emmett Till's mutilated body was discovered in the Tallahatchie River in 1955 is again riddled with nearly 50 bullet holes.

At a hearing on Monday in a Jackson County courtroom, Deputy Leo Allen of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department explained in explicit detail what occurred when authorities responded to the scene at a Best Western hotel near the Gulf Coast.

A Mississippi judge released a man from jail on his own recognizance who left his infant daughter in his hot car while he was at work. The prosecutor approved that decision and wants to reduce the second-degree murder charge.

A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.

A Mississippi school district remains successfully integrated since the 1970s. Clinton, Mississippi has one school organized by grade level.

Tracy Morgan is taking a stand against a new law in Mississippi by canceling a show he had scheduled there.

In response to the backlash over North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill" law, Governor Pat McCrory has signed an executive order in what looks to be an attempt to quell criticism of the discriminatory legislation.

A couple from Mississippi was kicked out of an RV space in Mississippi over the owner's reluctance to accept interracial marriages.

The Department of Justice said there is no evidence that Otis Byrd, 54, who was found hanging from a tree in rural Mississippi in March,…