Lawyers from the Mississippi Innocence Project asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to reexamine the case of Eddie Lee Howard Jr., a Columbus man put on death row in 1992.
Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina, manufacturers that produce the divisive symbol say that sales are now surging.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for removing the Confederate battle flag that flies in front of her state's Capitol. But she hasn't said the Confederate veterans' monument alongside the flag should go.
Mississippi voters, not lawmakers, should decide whether to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday.
The learning standards were new. The textbooks were not.
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania says no charges will be filed against the man who entered three Gulfport businesses with a shotgun, sending patrons fleeing and tying up massive police resources.
Biloxi police say a woman has been arrested after she poured hot cooking oil on her boyfriend, resulting in burns on more than 25 percent of his body.
Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States -- with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi.
Hundreds of searchers checked ATV trails and logging roads and went door-to-door in far northern New York trying to close in on two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison more than two weeks ago.
Don Featherstone was a classically trained painter, a talented sculptor and artist who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn flamingo -- the ultimate piece of American suburban kitsch.
Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market.
Will he finally speak?
Investigators had a hard time believing a Utah man didn't know his wife killed six of their babies and stored them in their garage, but they didn't have any evidence to pursue charges and eventually concluded he may have been so high on drugs he didn't realize what was happening, according to public records obtained by The Associated Press.
There is new controversy over Mississippi's state flag.
The head of Mississippi's Commission on Judicial Performance is openly questioning whether a Columbus municipal judge can stay on the bench while seeking election to the state Legislature.
Two candidates have stepped up to face Ward 5 Columbus councilman Kabir Karriem as write-in candidates for District 41 representative.
"Kids these days." It's a familiar refrain from adults that children today spend too much time playing video games or connected to tablets and iPhones and not enough time reading, playing board games or exercising.
Three months after being named Mississippi State's men's basketball coach, Ben Howland made his first appearance before the Starkville Rotary Club at its regular meeting Monday at Starkville Country Club.
1. Trio gets 40 years for pizza delivery robberies COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Man faces assault charge for Columbus shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Check warns Oktibbeha County 'not big enough' for two ambulance services STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. SPD, OSCO launch seat belt enforcement campaign STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY