- Confederate flags taken down from Alabama state Capitol Updated: Jun-24-15 9:52 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Four Confederate flags were taken down from outside the Alabama Capitol on Wednesday as Gov. Robert Bentley ordered their removal amid national controversy about the official display of Confederate emblems on government grounds.
- Judge won't release Mississippi prison from court oversight Updated: Jun-11-15 7:58 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A federal judge is rejecting efforts to end his oversight of a private prison holding Mississippi inmates, finding that unsafe conditions have not improved enough.