Scammers pose as pastors in email, ask faithful to buy gift cards

The Field Hospital: Scammers have taken aim at parishioners in the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi. Most parishes impacted sent emails and posted warnings about the scams to social media, but it is hard to tell how many people may have responded before the warnings went out.

Mississippi governor signs 15-week abortion ban; clinic files suit

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law March 19 the most restrictive state abortion bill in the nation because it bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Immigrant advocates concerned about 'Dreamer' apprehended by ICE

A "Dreamer" was detained by ICE agents immediately after speaking at a news conference March 1 at City Hall in Jackson, Miss., where advocates gathered to express their concerns about recent immigration raids.

Groups hail defeat of Mississippi bill on police detaining immigrants

Amelia McGowan sees "a tremendous victory" in the April 19 death of a Mississippi bill that would have required local law enforcement officers to detain anyone in the country illegally.