The Mississippi River’s unsettling flood trend sparks debate on how to control it and fear of what the future might bring
A look at the top five river levels ever, including this year, reveals a disturbing trend: Every flood on the list but one has occurred in the past decade.
A black man was killed in a Mississippi jail after not giving up his bus seat, his family says. Now his story is resurfacing 70 years later.
Samuel Bacon’s story is one that will forever be left without concrete answers, as disparate accounts describe him in a variety of ways — ranging from a belligerent passenger who caused a disturbance to a hero who simply stood up for his civil rights.
A Mississippi judge faces one of the most important decisions of his career on whether a death row inmate deserves a new trial
The judge who will decide the fate of a man on death row said Wednesday a decision should come within the next few months.
Octavia Spencer made headlines this week when following up on her promise to rent out a Mississippi movie theater to offer free showings of "Black Panther," and now two Mississippi filmmakers are following suit.
A Mississippi city repossessed its auditorium after a church allegedly missed years of rent payments
The City of Natchez has retaken possession of the Natchez City Auditorium after reportedly months and months gone by without receiving rent from a church that had leased the building.
Proponents of bringing a new interstate highway through Natchez water at the mouth over the potential economic gains — but what about the cost of getting there?
Proponents of bringing I-14 through Natchez would say the project is imperative from an economic development standpoint — but could it potentially divide a community.
Many have called the proposed Interstate-14 coming through Natchez a pipe dream, while others see it as the city’s saving grace — but whether or not it eventually comes to fruition, the theoretical impacts a new interstate could have on the area remain.
Officials recognize the plan would take years — likely decades — to come to fruition, but with the White House reportedly planning to roll out a $1 trillion infrastructure bill, leaders throughout Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi believe the window for I-14 is opening.