Congress Makes Lynching A Federal Crime, 65 Years After TillThe bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated.
New Emmett Till Marker Dedicated To Replace Vandalized SignA new bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till was dedicated Saturday in Mississippi after previous historical markers were repeatedly vandalized.
Mississippi: Veggie Burgers Must Be Clearly Labeled, Chicago Company Claims WinThe regulations were published weeks after a lawsuit was filed by Plant Based Foods Association and Chicago-based Upton's Naturals Co., which makes vegan products and sells them in many states.
Raid On Poultry Plant Owned By Park Ridge Company To Have Long Term EffectsKoch Foods, one of the country's largest poultry producers based in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, said in a statement that it follows strict procedures to make sure full-time employees are eligible to work in the country.
Photo Of Armed Students At Emmett Till Sign Sparks Possible Federal InvestigationJesse Lyons, assistant executive director of the Kappa Alpha Order's national office in Lexington, Virginia, said the Ole Miss chapter suspended the three men pictured after leaders learned of the photo Tuesday. The fraternity has long been associated with Old South and Confederate imagery.
Chicago Vegan Food Maker Lawsuit: Mississippi Labeling Law Violates Free SpeechThe lawsuit was filed Monday by the Plant Based Foods Association and Chicago-based Upton's Naturals Co., which makes vegan products and sells them in many states, including Mississippi.
Illinois Preparing For Possible Historic River CrestsThe National Weather Service predicts crests along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers in the coming week could near historic levels.
17-Year-Old Homecoming Queen Kicks Game-Winning Field GoalSoon after 17-year old Kaylee Foster was crowned high school homecoming queen in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, she took off her tiara and put on helmet No. 15. In the homecoming game, as place kicker, she scored two field goals.
Author Of Emmett Till Book Gave FBI Interview RecordingsDeborah Watts, co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, said it's wonderful her cousin's killing is getting another look.
DOJ Reopens The Murder Investigation Of Emmett Till"She died with this mission to seek justice for her son."
Air Force Trainer Jet Crashes In Mississippi, Two Eject SafelyBoth pilots were taken to a hospital to be evaluated, although officials couldn't immediately say if they had suffered any significant injuries.