OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Rusty Nosser is a competitive speed walker from Vicksburg whose story of overcoming adversity is an inspiration to many across the country.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Replicas of Christopher Columbus' Niña and Pinta have arrived along Mississippi's Gulf Coast, sailing into a Biloxi harbor as spectators aimed their phones out to the horizon.
When recent heavy rains swelled a private Mississippi lake and began eroding its earthen dam, Yazoo County Emergency Management Director Jack Willingham was scrambling for a plan.
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — Testimony from a woman whose son and nephew were killed in a shooting rampage that claimed eight lives in a small Mississippi community was so emotional that the defendant ended up in tears.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital city is set to receive nearly $90 million after both sides agreed to settle Jackson's lawsuit against a private company over a water meter and billing system that has been fraught with problems.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Residents returned to soggy, smelly homes Wednesday to begin cleaning up as floodwaters were receding around Mississippi's capital after days of misery but with more rain on the way.
WALLS, Miss. (AP) — A former police chief in a small north Mississippi town was arrested Wednesday on a charge accusing him of selling confiscated vehicles to his family, then pocketing the cash.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi on Wednesday started transferring more inmates out of a state prison that has been rocked by deadly violence and that is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot his girlfriend and an unarmed security guard in a Mississippi hospital parking lot Wednesday before driving to a nearby cemetery and fatally shooting himself, police said.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced in the shooting death of a shipyard employee who was on his way home from work in 2018.
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — A witness testified Tuesday that a Mississippi man on trial in the 2017 shooting deaths of eight people showed up at her house the night of the killings and that he was carrying two rifles and told her that he had killed a sheriff's deputy.
PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — A man has been arrested in an off-campus shooting that killed two Alcorn State University students were killed and two others were wounded in an off-campus shooting late Monday.
RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — Forecasters expected more heavy rains in parts of the flood-ravaged South on Tuesday, prolonging the misery for worried people who still can't get back in homes surrounded by water.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A renewable energy company will build a 200-megawatt solar facility in northeast Mississippi, under a contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority.
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — The daughter of a Mississippi man on trial in the shooting deaths of eight people testified Monday that he was abusive and beat her frequently.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A 12-year-old-girl received a black doll with beads forming a noose around its neck at a Mississippi Gulf Coast Mardi Gras parade, and officials said Monday that police were investigating the incident as a hate crime.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The swollen Pearl River appeared to have crested Monday in Mississippi’s capital, but authorities warned the hundreds of evacuees in the Jackson area not to rush back home until they got the all clear, and a forecast of more rain put counties further south at risk of flooding.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi's capital city and more rain on the way this week, the governor warned residents that it would be days before flood waters start to recede.
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — The now ex-wife of a Mississippi man on trial in the shooting deaths of eight people testified Sunday about how a sheriff's deputy was shot in the face by the man she described as “abusive" and “controlling."
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A 42-year-old inmate has died in Mississippi, making him at least the 18th prisoner to die in the state's troubled prison system since late December, corrections officials said Sunday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers have had a slow start to their four-month session, but the pace is about to quicken as committees start debating bills dealing with the criminal justice system and other issues.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee university plans to offer discounted tuition starting this fall to students from nine surrounding states.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A former teacher in Mississippi has been indicted on an attempted murder charge after police say she drove into a lake with her 2-year-old daughter in her sport utility vehicle.
WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) — Bern Nadette Stanis remembers herself being upset one night. No one at the school would play with her, she recalled, no matter how hard she tried.
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people in Mississippi was fearful of the breakup of his family and “just snapped,” an attorney for the defendant argued Saturday during the first day of his death penalty trial.
An inmate in Mississippi died Saturday, making him at least the 17th inmate in the state's troubled prison system to have died in less than two months.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Saturday amid predictions that a river running in the area around the state capital of Jackson could burst its banks and spark widespread flooding.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The former administrator of a south Mississippi hospital is defending the $17.7 million that he and his wife were paid over a decade to run the facility.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A contractor is threatening to stop work on Margaritaville Amusement Park in south Mississippi over what it says are $5 million in unpaid construction bills.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — It was a full house at the Oren Dunn City Museum Thursday (Feb. 6) evening as Tupelo leaders, residents and family and friends gathered to honor the legacy of Frank Dowsing and Sam Bell.
MARION, Miss. (AP) — There is a familiar saying, “If you love someone, set them free. If they come back, they’re yours; if they don’t, they never were.”
RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — Trash cans and ducks floated through a neighborhood along a rain-swollen river in Mississippi on Friday as residents packed up what they could and fled to higher ground to escape what authorities warned could be devastating weekend flooding.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state of Mississippi gave more than $2.1 million in federal welfare money to a ministry run by former pro wrestler Ted DiBiase Sr., who was known in the ring as “The Million Dollar Man."
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As the Justice Department investigates deaths and violence in the Mississippi prison system, one inmate had to wait about a month to get a cast on his arm that was broken during a prison riot, people close to the injured man say.
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — Opening arguments are set for Saturday in the death penalty case of a Mississippi man accused of killing eight people.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A legendary rodeo clown who spent decades performing has died after the final performance of the 55th Annual Dixie National Rodeo and Livestock Show in Mississippi.
ATLANTA (AP) — Part of a restaurant ceiling collapsed inside Atlanta's airport Thursday, leaving a large chunk of it draped over countertops in the dining area. One person was taken to a hospital, and a second person was treated at the scene, airport officials said.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Days of torrential rain across the Southeast left residents to deal with rising rivers, falling trees, weakened dams and mudslides Thursday as storms finally subsided.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers need to act in the next couple of months to improve conditions inside state prisons that are crowded, shabby and violent, a human rights lawyer told legislators Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — McClatchy, the publisher of the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection as it struggles to pay off debt while revenue shrinks because more readers and advertisers are going online.