Quinton Tellis, 27, faces a capital murder charge for allegedly setting the 19-year-old on fire in 2014
'These travel trailers were picked up, thrown a considerable distance and just mangled'
The alleged shooter was still sitting in his seat at the restaurant when police arrived
In 2012, Mississippi had the third highest teen birth rate in the US as more than 4,700 girls aged between 15 through to 19 gave birth - at a rate of approximately 13 per day
The campaign to remove the flag has gathered pace since the shooting deaths of nine church members in Charleston this summer
The suspect of two fatal shootings, Shannon Lamb has reportedly shot himself following a police manhunt
A group of hunters have smashed the Mississippi state record for the largest alligator ever caught.
Out of America: The Trayvon Martin story is horrifying. But the fate of a witness to an earlier outrage helps put it in the proper context
Jimmy “Fast Fingers” Dawkins, who died on 10 April aged 76, was a Chicago bluesman known for his guitar playing and his mellow singing voice.
Newest suspect, who ran for the Mississippi legislature in 2007, says Kevin Curtis is 'disturbed'
The AP photographer managed to take just one picture of James Meredith. It won him a Pulitzer
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), so it is with great excitement that the Aids community has received the news that a baby has been “cured” of the virus.
US team gave child stronger, faster dose of antiretroviral drugs straight after birth
Authorities say body of 34-year-old Marco McMillian was found near Mississippi River levee
Rapper Lil' Wayne is not exactly known for his sensitivity, but his latest lyrical effort plumbs new depths with a line that's not only misogynistic, but also dismissive of the civil rights movement.