Mississippi

The mother "had this lost look," an immigrant rights advocate told The Clarion Ledger after a visit. "She doesn't know what tomorrow will bring."
Forty-one of the workers face criminal prosecution under immigration laws that some Democrats want to repeal.
The march came after immigration officials arrested 680 migrants last week at seven poultry plants in Mississippi, leaving many children without their parents.
U.S. immigration officers arrested 680 people just a few days after a gunman in El Paso, Texas, targeted Mexicans in a mass shooting.
Official calls it "textbook." Critics say ICE forgot about the kids — again.
"Don't leave the children with cryingness," sobs devastated 11-year-old Magdalena Gomez Grigorio.
The raid is part of the Trump administration's large-scale deportation plan.
“It makes it harder to say it’s not bad,” one recent black graduate said. “To say ‘I’m safe here, Mom, don’t worry.’”
A photo recently circulated of three University of Mississippi students posing with guns beside a bullet-pocked sign honoring the lynching victim.
Their photo at the historic marker to a lynching victim has sparked a possible civil rights investigation and suspension by their fraternity.
Former state Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. is the second Republican in the race to say he follows the "Billy Graham rule."
The storm weakened to a tropical depression as it swept inland through Gulf Coast states on Sunday, sparing New Orleans but threatening floods to other areas.
New Orleans was spared the worst effects of the storm that weakened from hurricane status.
Tropical Storm Barry is forecast to hit the city unusually early in the hurricane season, just as the Mississippi River is reaching abnormally high levels.
The slow-moving storm could bring up to 25 inches of rain to some parts of the South, and it may become a hurricane as early as Friday.
“There are three ways that Louisiana can flood: storm surge, high rivers and rain,” Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said. “We’re going to have all three.”
A slow-moving flood of polluted Mississippi River water is causing serious damage to Gulf species, and a major storm threatens to make it worse.
State Rep. Robert Foster’s campaign director told journalist Larrison Campbell they would only go forward with the interview if a male journalist was present.
A surge of freshwater released from a Mississippi River spillway is fueling poisonous blue-green algae called cyanobacteria.
A Mississippi prosecutor was accused of racial bias in jury selection in his sixth effort to convict Flowers for a 1996 quadruple killing.