India  

Mississippi

U.S. state

Mississippi    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Mississippi: U.S. state
Mississippi is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas. Mississippi's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Mississippi is the 32nd largest by area and 35th-most populous of the 50 U.S. states and has the lowest per-capita income in the United States. Jackson is both the state's capital and largest city. Greater Jackson is the state's most populous metropolitan area, with a population of 591,978 in 2020.

1
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Carolyn Bryant Donham, Woman Whose Accusations Doomed Emmett Till, Dead at 88 [Video]

Carolyn Bryant Donham, Woman Whose Accusations Doomed Emmett Till, Dead at 88

Carolyn Bryant Donham, , Woman Whose Accusations Doomed Emmett Till, , Dead at 88. CNN reports that the white woman, whose words led to the lynching of Till in 1955, died on April 25. 14-year-old..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:31Published

You Might Like


Brett Favre Says America Was 'In Better Shape' Under President Trump

Brett Favre is speaking out after months of silence ... and while he only briefly addressed the Mississippi welfare scandal, the Hall of Famer talked politics, flat out saying the U.S. was better off..
TMZ.com - Published

TikTok Dad Bobby Moudy's House Foreclosed Upon Just Before Suicide

We're learning more about the financial pressures TikTok dad Bobby Moudy was experiencing in the weeks leading up to his suicide -- the father of 3 had just lost his house. A rep for Rankin County,..
TMZ.com - Published

Morgan Wallen Sued by Angry Fan After Concert Cancelation

Morgan Wallen is having some legal headaches after canceling his concert in Mississippi ... 'cause he just got sued by an angry fan!! According to court docs, obtained by TMZ, Brandi Burcham filed the..
TMZ.com - Published

Morgan Wallen Cancels Mississippi Show Minutes Before Taking the Stage

Morgan Wallen fans in Mississippi aren't waking up singing his songs, or his praises ... because he pulled the plug on a concert just minutes before he was set to get onstage. The country singer was..
TMZ.com - Published

Mississippi town grieves dead and mourns shattered lives after tornado tragedy

mississippi town grieves dead and mourns shattered lives after tornado tragedy
When a tornado smashed through the town of Rolling Fork in Mississippi it left Jermaine Wells pinned under a massive tractor tyre.
Sky News - Published

Mississippi Meteorologist Says Prayer On Air As Tornados Touch Down

A Mississippi meteorologist had a raw reaction to the deadly tornados that just tore through the state -- saying a prayer live on the air ... which has now gone viral. WTVA 9 News' Matt Laubhan was..
TMZ.com - Published

Risk of more severe weather in Mississippi 'getting worse and worse' after deadly tornado

risk of more severe weather in mississippi 'getting worse and worse' after deadly tornado
The risks of more severe weather in tornado-ravaged Mississippi "seem to be getting worse and worse", the governor has warned.
Sky News - Published

'I'm not supposed to be here': The most unlikely tales of survival from city pulverised by tornado

'i'm not supposed to be here': the most unlikely tales of survival from city pulverised by tornado
As day breaks in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, the chirping birds in the blue skies above cut through the eerie quiet.
Sky News - Published

State of emergency declared in Mississippi after deadly US tornado

state of emergency declared in mississippi after deadly us tornado
US President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency in Mississippi after a tornado killed at least 26 as it tore through the area.
Sky News - Published

Six dead in Mississippi shooting

Six people have died in a shooting in Mississippi.
Sky News - Published

Brett Favre Sues Shannon Sharpe, Pat McAfee Over Welfare Funds Scandal Comments

Brett Favre is dragging Pat McAfee and Shannon Sharpe to court ... suing the ultra-popular sports analysts after he says they made comments about him that were false and defamatory. Favre filed the..
TMZ.com - Published

Woman Takes Walmart Employee Hostage at Gunpoint, Cops Rush to Scene

A woman with a firearm held a Walmart employee hostage at gunpoint inside a Mississippi store ... causing cops to race to the scene and take lethal action. The nightmare situation played out Wednesday..
TMZ.com - Published

Day Care Workers Who Scared Kids with Horror Masks Deserve Jail Time, Parent Says

The Mississippi day care workers who put on horror masks to scare children deserve hard time for the pranks ... so says one of the children's mother. Katelyn Johnson's 2-year-old son is one of the kids..
TMZ.com - Published

Day Care Worker in Freddy Krueger Costume Terrifies Kids, No Complaints

Turns out the day care workers facing felonies in Mississippi for terrorizing little kids in a horror mask weren't the first to do so ... but their penalty is certainly much more severe. Check out this..
TMZ.com - Published

Day Care Workers Who Scared Kids, Parents Pushed for Felony Charges

The parents whose children got the crap scared out of them by Mississippi day care workers pushed hard for those adults to get hit with serious crimes, and it ultimately worked ... according to law..
TMZ.com - Published

Statue of lynched black teenager Emmett Till to be unveiled in Mississippi town

statue of lynched black teenager emmett till to be unveiled in mississippi town
A statue of black teenager Emmett Till, whose lynching in 1955 sparked civil rights protests in the US, is being unveiled in a Mississippi town with a Confederate monument.
Sky News - Published

Daycare workers caught on video in Halloween masks scaring children, charged with child abuse

daycare workers caught on video in halloween masks scaring children, charged with child abuse
Five daycare workers, who put on Halloween masks and chased terrified children at a Mississippi nursery, have been charged with child abuse.
Sky News - Published

Trae Tha Truth Hits Jackson, MS to Deliver Clean Water and Filters

Trae Tha Truth's back in superhero mode -- after a stint in the villain role -- to help with Jackson, Mississippi's water crisis ... which has been a pretty disgusting situation for locals. The Houston..
TMZ.com - Published

Pilot in Custody After Threatening to Crash Plane Into Mississippi Walmart

A man stole a plane in Mississippi and threatened to crash it in a big box store, but thankfully ... the crisis was averted after authorities were ultimately able to talk him down. The incident..
TMZ.com - Published Also reported by •Sky News

'We should be living better than this': The US city where residents boil their bath water

'we should be living better than this': the us city where residents boil their bath water
On Forest Hill Road in Jackson, Mississippi, is a story which seems to touch on so many of this nation's challenges.
Sky News - Published

Rick Ross' Co. Hit with Big Fine Over Labor Violations at Wingstops

Rick Ross and his family are under fire in Mississippi for allegedly skimming money from the wages of their Wingstop workers -- and now they've been hit with fines. The U.S. Department of Labor says..
TMZ.com - Published

Mississippi Grand Jury Declines to Indict Emmett Till Accuser Over Killing

Emmett Till's accuser will likely NOT face criminal charges over his lynching -- because a grand jury in Mississippi just determined there wasn't enough evidence to indict her. 88-year-old Carolyn..
TMZ.com - Published

Mississippi's last abortion clinic faces rush of women trying to beat deadlines of biology and of law

mississippi's last abortion clinic faces rush of women trying to beat deadlines of biology and of law
On the corner of a street in Jackson, Mississippi, America's reckoning with abortion is up close and raw.
Sky News - Published

Youth Softball Umpire Claims She Was Punched In Face After Game By Irate Mom

A youth softball umpire in Mississippi claims an irate parent assaulted her, allegedly punching her in the face, all 'cause the mom didn't like the way she was calling the game ... and now the parent..
TMZ.com - Published

Yo Gotti 'Grateful' Feds Find Mississippi Prison Conditions Unconstitutional

The infamous state prison Jay-Z, Yo Gotti and several others blasted for inhumane treatment of inmates has now been labeled unconstitutional by the federal government. The Department of Justice came..
TMZ.com - Published

Texas tornado rips roofs from schools, smashes windows and grounds flights

texas tornado rips roofs from schools, smashes windows and grounds flights
A tornado outbreak in Texas and Oklahoma has left widespread damage and is drifting east towards Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
Sky News - Published

Guess Who This Pigtail Princess Turned Into!

Before this pigtail princess was inspiring audiences and changing the world, she was just another cute kid smiling for her school picture in Kosciusko, Mississippi. This little lady is best known for..
TMZ.com - Published

Mississippi Health Pros Beg Folks Not to Use Cow Drug to Fight COVID

Mississippi health officials seem to be dumbfounded they have to say this, but they're doing it regardless -- because people are dumb ... ingesting a livestock drug to battle COVID. State Health..
TMZ.com - Published

Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

It's war between Harry and Meghan and Buckingham Palace, and Texas and Mississippi say 'see ya later!' to COVID restrictions. So, we gotta ask ...
TMZ.com - Published