OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A University of Mississippi honors student has reported himself to the college for posting a photo online of him wearing blackface, prompting the school to issue a warning about costumes.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters are choosing a new secretary of state this year, and the two candidates are divided over some big proposals for the office.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city's recent annexation is being challenged in court by 30 residents and one business who wish to remain unincorporated.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi community college says football team videos that cost thousands of dollars violated copyright law and college policy, but the process has been reformed to make the videos legal and filter out profanity.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A veteran-owned company has been awarded a $10.3 million contract to build a new U.S. Army Reserve center in north Mississippi.
GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The American Legion is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and American Legion Post 32 Commander Steve Sweet said, "It's not so much that we've been here 100 years, it's what we've done for 100 years."
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital city and the Jackson Zoological Society are close to settling the city's $6 million lawsuit against the nonprofit organization that ran the zoo for nearly 35 years.
KEY FIELD, Miss. (AP) — Capt. Adam Wright was 16 when Hurricane Katrina battered Mississippi, leaving a deadly path of destruction that stretched far inland.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved out of California.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is giving no indication of how or when he will rule in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's unique, multistep process of electing a governor and other statewide officials.
BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — State officials are investigating whether a crime was committed when the daughter of a north Mississippi sheriff shot her estranged boyfriend in the eye with a paintball gun.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Environmental officials in Mississippi are warning beachgoers that some coastal swimming areas will be closed after bacteria were found in the water.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Blue Bell Creameries is recalling a batch of ice cream made at an Alabama plant over concerns it may contain pieces of plastic.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Republican lieutenant governor and Democratic attorney general debated teacher pay raise plans, road repairs, health care and taxes as they clashed for the first debate in the governor's race.
A contested Republican primary and runoff dented the cash cushion of Tate Reeves, but the lieutenant governor still has more money than Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood as the two wrestle for the governor's chair.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says state waters hold enough red snapper for at least three more weekends of sport fishing, starting Friday.
QUITMAN, Miss. (AP) — An inmate at a Mississippi jail is being treated for injuries after a fight investigators believe started over a sandwich.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A furnace-like "flash drought" is intensifying as it blasts away the little moisture left across a vast swath of the South, wilting garden plants and raising alarm among farmers, according to a weekly report updated Thursday.
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — A 22-year-old Mississippi man and a 17-year-old relative from Louisiana are accused of doing more than $40,000 in damage to a tractor and an excavator at a Louisiana dirt pit, apparently by digging holes.
NATCHEZ , Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi say a man driving under the influence crashed his car onto the grounds of a historic building owned by the Daughters of the American Revolution and later assaulted a police officer.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves released his education proposals Wednesday, saying he has a four-year plan to increase Mississippi teacher salaries if he's elected governor.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state will settle its part of a lawsuit that opposed the merger of cellphone companies T-Mobile and Sprint.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's unique, multistep process of electing the governor and other statewide officials — an electoral process that critics say is designed to thwart black political power.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a new study finds.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Officials in southwest Mississippi have denied a rezoning request for a mental health facility, despite complaints that the area is underserved.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi professors want trustees to explain how they ended up selecting Glenn Boyce as the university's new leader.
RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi funeral home has been fined $10,000 for what authorities say was an illegal practice of burying people in cheaper caskets than planned before their deaths.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi have identified a man found dead in his hotel room, and are asking the public for help in solving the case.
HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A woman and a man in north Mississippi have been charged with murder after her estranged husband was stabbed to death.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court says it will not consider an appeal from a woman convicted on charges related to the 2015 killing of two Hattiesburg police officers.
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan has tapped the head of its China business, Makoto Uchida, as its new president and chief executive, to help lead a recovery from the leadership crisis and sinking profitability that followed the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, last year.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi arrested and placed a 73-year-old woman in handcuffs who they say harassed a city tree trimmer, screaming at him to stop cutting limbs off of live oaks.
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan names a senior vice president in charge of its China business, Makoto Uchida, to be its new CEO.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal court that rejected Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban should have let the state present evidence about whether a fetus experiences pain, an attorney for the state argued Monday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a story Oct. 6 about an upcoming debate in the Mississippi governor's race, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mississippi had expanded Medicaid. Mississippi is among the states that have not expanded Medicaid.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — First responders in Mississippi have rescued an emaciated man from the Mississippi River after he made an emergency call to say he could not see, did not know where he was and could not remember his own name.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters say a cold front is spawning strong storms as it breaks a record spell of hot, dry weather across the Southeast.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Doctors say a Mississippi school bus driver is mentally competent enough to stand trial on charges including the sexual battery of a second grader.