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EXCLUSIVE: Mississippi Mayor Hal Marx speaks out about protests, calls for resignation

Petal Mayor Hal Marx addresses his comments on the death of George Floyd, protests, threats in an exclusive interview.


'Sesame Street' donates distance learning kits to Jackson parents, students

The distance learning kits are particularly valuable for younger students without access to internet.


'Ecstatic' youngsters flock to Southaven for a weekend of baseball

Dozens of youth baseball teams from at least eight states are scheduled to convene at Snowden Grove Park this weekend.


Mississippi coronavirus: Highest one-day total of cases to date reported Saturday

The state Health Department reported 439 new cases on Saturday, 13 deaths.


Protestor march in Jackson in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minnesota

Protesters march through downtown Jackson on Friday in the wake of George Floyd's death during an arrest in Minnesota.


Here's why a mayor can't be ousted for tweet about George Floyd's death

People called for Mayor Hal Marx to be ousted for saying he "didn't see anything unreasonable" with the death of George Floyd.


Raymond Detention Center officers test positive for COVID-19, inmate awaiting test results

An inmate who reported feeling sick was also tested as a precautionary measure, authorities said.


WATCH LIVE: Gov. Tate Reeves press conference on coronavirus

Mississippi topped 700 deaths from the coronavirus Friday with 418 new cases of the disease announced Friday.


George Floyd protest at Mississippi Capitol

About 20 protesters gathered at the Mississippi Capitol Friday afternoon, calling for justice after the death of George Floyd.


Protesters call for ouster of Petal mayor over George Floyd death comments

Protesters showed up at Petal City Hall on Friday to call for Mayor Hal Marx's resignation. A brief skirmish broke out but was quickly quelled.


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