Mississippi

Man arrested, charged with murder in deaths of Mississippi nuns


A man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in the killing of two Catholic nuns,… READ MORE

Two Catholic nuns found murdered in Mississippi home


Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found murdered in their home Thursday,… READ MORE

Judge: Mississippi Law Creates Inequality for Same-Sex Marriage


Mississippi clerks cannot cite their own religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, under a… READ MORE

Celebrities call for removal of Confederate emblem from Mississippi flag

A Confederate battle is brewing in Mississippi. A cadre of athletes, authors, actors, musicians, business leaders and judges signed a… READ MORE

MISSISSIPPIANS CHARGED WITH TRYING TO JOIN ISLAMIC STATE

JACKSON, Miss. — A federal court hearing was scheduled to continue Tuesday for two Mississippi residents arrested on charges that… READ MORE

Mississippi school district fined $7500 for opening assembly with prayer

Allowing a school assembly honoring high-achievers to open with a prayer made one Mississippi school district $7,500 poorer – and… READ MORE

Mississippi in limbo over high-court’s same-sex marriage ruling

Amber Hamilton and Annice Smith were the first same-sex couple to wed in Mississippi, and nearly the last, at least for a while. About an hour after the pair filled out the requisite paperwork, handed… READ MORE

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide

JACKSON, Miss. – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger’s photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office… READ MORE
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Two Mississippi Cop Killer Suspects Are Felons, Barred From Gun Possession

At approximately 1 a.m. Sunday morning, police arrested 29-year-old Marvin Banks for his alleged role in the shooting deaths of… READ MORE

Mississippi GOP lawmaker dies after fight with cancer

Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) has died at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer. “Congressman Alan Nunnelee has gone home to be with Jesus,” his family said in a statement Friday released by… READ MORE
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Religious, racial attacks heat up home stretches of campaigns

A Republican candidate for state Senate in Washington is being attacked anonymously for his Catholic views through a cartoonish flier… READ MORE

Mississippi high court to hear challenge of U.S. Senate race outcome

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s legal…… READ MORE

Miss. candidate tries to revive primary loss suit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tea party-supported candidate is taking the first step to try to revive his lawsuit that challenges his Republican primary…… READ MORE
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