Court won’t revive suit over Confederate-themed state flag

April 3, 2017 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal appeals court has blocked an African-American attorney’s effort to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi state flag. He […]

Court to hear case of Mississippi’s Confederate flag fight

March 7, 2017 in News

By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments on a long-running feud over the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi […]

Miss. attorney tries to revive Confederate emblem lawsuit

November 2, 2016 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi attorney is asking a federal appeals court to revive his lawsuit that sought to erase the Confederate emblem […]

Judge dismisses suit filed to eliminate Mississippi’s flag

September 9, 2016 in News, Opinion

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and CHEVEL JOHNSON Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to eliminate the Mississippi flag as a state […]

Father indicted in hot car death of daughter in Mississippi

July 8, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi man has been indicted for manslaughter several weeks after his 8-month-old daughter died in his hot car while he worked. Joshua Blunt’s attorney, Carlos […]

Confederate emblem ‘anti-American,’ judge in Carlos Moore flag case says

April 18, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge said Tuesday that the Confederate emblem on the Mississippi flag is “anti-American” because it represents those who fought to leave the United States. […]

Attorney Carlos Moore, AG’s office argue over court role in Mississippi flag dispute

March 25, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Attorneys are arguing about whether a federal court has the power to decide if the Confederate battle emblem should be removed from the Mississippi flag. The […]

Judge tells Carlos Moore to stop making ‘false or misleading statements’ in flag lawsuit

March 18, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge is ordering attorneys to file arguments over whether courts have standing to decide if Mississippi should remove the Confederate battle emblem that has […]