The Monroe County Sheriff's Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are investigating separate shootings that have claimed two lives.
Mississippi's white Republican governor and the state's only black Democratic congressman are feuding over who should get credit for the home of a slain civil rights leader becoming a national monument.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks says three more cases of chronic wasting disease have been confirmed.
At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days."
Gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico.
Some local legislators in Jackson still say they are reticent to support a 1-percent restaurant sales tax for Columbus, leaving city officials wondering how to fund maintenance and operations at the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater on The Island.
It's been a busy few weeks for the Columbus building inspection department in the wake of the Feb. 23 tornado that destroyed or damaged 275 homes and 38 businesses in the city.
Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested a man for a reported Friday sexual battery incident.
Lt. Roosevelt Harris is closer now than he's ever been to getting his first degree. Harris, 48, is a 24-year veteran of the Starkville Fire Department. He's one of 20 of the department's firefighters participating in a program at Meridian Community College to receive associate's degrees in fire protection technology.
Wednesday was the deadline for the Mississippi House and Senate to act on general bills that originated in the other chamber.
The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him.
U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores, gas stations, pharmacies and other retail locations.
Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke formally announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of intense speculation over whether he'd try to translate his newfound political celebrity into a White House bid.
The families ensnared in the college bribery scandal embody wealth and privilege in America: CEOs, Hollywood stars, Wall Street millionaires. A California vineyard owner. A prominent Manhattan lawyer.
The company that has made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin said Wednesday that it is considering legal options including bankruptcy, a move that could upend hundreds of lawsuits claiming it had a major role in causing the U.S. opioid drug crisis.
A maker of small engines is consolidating operations from Wisconsin to Mississippi, with plans to hire 250 people there over the next two years.
Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come.
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