Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, told the Jan. 6 investigators she still believes the 2020 election was stolen, committee chairman tells CNN
Her lawyer said Thomas was "happy to cooperate with the Committee to clear up the misconceptions about her activities surrounding the 2020 elections."news.yahoo.com
NAACP says Jackson's water problems are civil rights issue
The NAACP on Tuesday accused Mississippi of discriminating against Black residents by denying badly needed federal funds for drinking water infrastructure in Jackson and instead diverting money to largely-white communities that needed it less.
‘His dream was taken away’: Man charged for execution-style murder of Indian store clerk
A Mississippi man was charged and held without bail for the execution-style murder of a Tupelo store clerk. Chris Copeland, 26, was charged with capital murder on Sept. 13 at the Tupelo Municipal Court. Copeland then hops over the counter and shoots Singh in the back of the head execution style.news.yahoo.com
Houston rapper, activist Trae Tha Truth donates water filters, supplies to families suffering from water crisis in Jackson
Houston’s own, rapper, activist, and humanitarian Trae Tha Truth doesn’t just spring into action when those in his city are in need. Supporters who follow him know if there’s a humanitarian issue going on, he and his crew are working up a plan to help.
Pilot arrested after threatening to crash stolen plane into Mississippi Walmart
A stolen plane circled the skies of Tupelo, Mississippi, Friday for hours. Authorities said the pilot, an aircraft maintenance employee, didn’t have a pilot’s license and was threatening to crash the plane into a Walmart. He eventually landed safely and was taken into custody. Elise Preston has the details.news.yahoo.com
Pilot Threatens to Crash Plane into Mississippi Walmart
@CityKing_Gank_/Twitter screenshotThe pilot of a small plane erratically circled Tupelo, Mississippi, for hours on Saturday morning, threatening to crash into a Walmart store—before veering out of the area, as authorities feared he might.The bizarre incident began unfolding around 5 a.m. and details are scant, but police did say the pilot had called 911 and was in contact with them.Authorities evacuated buildings on West Main Street in Tupelo as the twin-engine turboprop made loop after loop innews.yahoo.com
FEMA administrator calls water crisis in Mississippi an "absolutely tragic situation"
"Our focus right now for FEMA is handling the immediate needs that Jackson, Mississippi, has," the agency's administrator told CBS News. "And right now, that's making sure that they have safe water to drink."cbsnews.com
After losing battle to preserve Roe v. Wade, Mississippi’s last abortion clinic is moving to New Mexico
Many people from Texas and other states with abortion bans will soon be traveling to New Mexico for the procedure. Shannon Brewer is moving her clinic from Jackson to Las Cruces to continue providing a full range of reproductive health care.
Abortion foes, supporters map next moves after Roe reversal
A day after the Supreme Court’s bombshell ruling overturning Roe v. Wade ended the constitutional right to abortion, emotional protests and prayer vigils are turning to resolve as several states enact bans and both supporters and foes of abortion rights map out their next moves.