JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeal from a man convicted of killing four of his relatives when he was a teen.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will take steps to close part of a state prison that has been rocked by deadly violence and beset by longstanding problems such as broken toilets and moldy showers, Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday in his first State of the State address.
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — At a time of increased financial stress for many U.S. newspapers, a Mississippi publication is taking the unusual step of investing in its printing press.
CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities shot a suspect Monday while trying to search a home in Clarksdale, Mississippi, sheriff's officials said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mississippi River is high enough at New Orleans to prompt daily levee inspections and a ban on subsurface work within 1,500 feet (457 meters) of a levee.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An inmate was found dead in his cell at a privately run prison in Mississippi over the weekend, among the latest inmate deaths in a state that's seen at least a dozen in the past month.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A police chief in Mississippi says his department has received reports of pets being shot and wounded by pellet guns.
EDWARDS, Miss. (AP) — Two people were killed Sunday in a shooting at an Edwards apartment complex that was reported to authorities by a child, authorities say.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi inmate was found dead in his one-man cell, the corrections department said Sunday, the latest fatality in the state's troubled prison system.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn has completed one of his most consequential tasks of the four-year legislative term — choosing House committee members and leaders.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Maxine Glenn Morgan knows every cancer patient who has visited Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle since 2006, though most of them have never met her.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The University of Southern Mississippi expects hundreds of children's librarians, teachers and fans of books for children and young adults at its 53rd Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival from April 1-3.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has signed his first bill into law: a measure to ensure that teachers receive the full pay raise they were promised this school year.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A table is set up in the corner of the room and holds several steam pans. Another is adjacent holding plastic containers of fiber reactive dye.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Mississippi man, who had been on the run for more than a decade, for his role in a drug trafficking operation that spanned many states.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Protesters outside the Mississippi Capitol on Friday condemned conditions in state prisons where inmates have died violently in the past month.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — An assistant tax collector in Mississippi won't be allowed to volunteer for tax season in the county where she worked for 35 years after pleading guilty to felony fraud.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's new governor says he and the interim corrections commissioner toured a troubled state prison to see conditions and to try to understand what led to an outburst of deadly violence in recent weeks.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A university is creating scholarships to honor one of its graduates who is the author of bestselling young adult novels.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republicans will continue to hold most leadership positions during this four-year term in the Mississippi House, where the party has more than 60% of the seats.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court should overturn an “astonishing” 12-year prison sentence given to an African American man who took a mobile phone into a jail cell when he was arrested on a misdemeanor charge, attorneys argued in court papers filed Thursday.
IUKA, Miss. (AP) — A global aerospace and defense technology company has announced it will be expanding existing operations in a northeast Mississippi city.
RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — The board of trustees for a community college in Mississippi said it has begun searching for a new president to replace the longest-serving community college leader in the state's history.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Another Mississippi inmate died in a troubled state prison Wednesday, and state corrections officials said his death appeared to be a suicide by hanging.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi bookkeeper is accused of embezzling $303,000 from her employer to make online purchases because she had a “shopping compulsion," according to court testimony from her attorney Tuesday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Leaders in Alabama's port city of Mobile are dimming chances for reviving passenger train service along the northern Gulf Coast.
A Mississippi man is accused of creating an improvised explosive device in his home after watching internet videos about bomb making, prosecutors say.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a scene that could provoke nightmares, a Mississippi hunter walking to a truck soon found himself racing to the hospital after a venomous snake struck him in the head, a rare attack that had one scientist calling the hunter "the unluckiest guy in America."
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The death of a former Mississippi State football player whose body was found in an Alabama home Tuesday is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two inmates were beaten to death in a fight with other inmates in an understaffed Mississippi prison that has been shaken by other deadly violence in recent weeks, a coroner said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two environmental groups have sued the Trump administration, saying it has failed to protect map turtles found in Mississippi and Louisiana under the Endangered Species Act.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Krystal Co., the Georgia-based restaurant chain known for tiny hamburgers and late-night service across the Southeast, has filed for bankruptcy, but said Tuesday that all of its locations would remain open.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Five men in Mississippi have been indicted on murder charges in what authorities described as a deadly, gang-related home invasion during a 2018 Super Bowl party.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dozens of college students had to scramble for safety after their charter bus returning from a fraternity event burst into flames on the side of a Mississippi highway.
ATLANTA (AP) — Against the backdrop of a presidential election year, Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday found leaders still wrestling over how to best embody the slain civil rights leader.
PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) — An inmate at a Mississippi prison that was a focus of recent deadly unrest was found hanging in his cell by two corrections officers over the weekend and pronounced dead, a coroner said Sunday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech Sunday in remembrance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at a church service in Tennessee.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Top Mississippi officials acknowledge the state is facing a crisis with its prison system, with five inmates killed and others injured in recent mayhem.