Washington

Palazzo responds to unrest in Washington

South Mississippi’s congressional representative has responded to the events unfolding in Washington right now. Congressman Steven Palazzo tells News 25 he and his staff are in a safe place right now and expressed surprise at how events…

Washington NFL team dropping 'Redskins' name after 87 years

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington NFL team is shedding the “Redskins” name effective immediately. The change comes less than two weeks after owner Dan Snyder launched an organizational review amid pressure from sponsors to…

Jackson County mayoral trip to the White House

Jackson County is home to two of the youngest mayors in the state of Mississippi, but that isn’t stopping them from being heard on a national level. News 25’s Tanner Stewart has more on their upcoming trip to the nation’s…

Replacing statues that represent Mississippi in Washington

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant says he’d be willing to talk about replacing the statues that represent the state in the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Currently, Mississippi is represented by statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Confederate politician J.Z. George.…

States Ban Mississippi Travel

The states of Vermont, New York and Washington are banning travel to Mississippi because of the state’s passage of a law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples. In a message to top…

National Vietnam Remembrance Ceremony

We here locally aren't the only ones honoring Vietnam War Vets. This morning defense secretary ash carter and veteran’s affairs secretary Robert McDonald laid wreaths at The National Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. The event is part of a 13…