One of Gov. Phil Bryant's top priorities, a plan to divert $50 million in unemployment taxes into a worker training fund, may have died in the shuffle of the closing days of the 2015 legislative session.
Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday.
South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday indicted a man who slashed the U.S. ambassador in Seoul last month on charges of attempted murder.
It is a debate many Republicans hoped to avoid.
A bill to create school vouchers for a small percentage of special-education students is headed to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, who plans to sign it.
Senators want more work on a bill that would force the state Department of Education to relaunch a contract competition to pick state standardized tests with rules that would aid the ACT organization.
Three New Hope High School students charged with statutory rape have been released on bond.
A Smithville woman faces charges of child exploitation after she contacted a 15-year-old girl from Lowndes County.
A packed house of Columbus residents Monday at Sim Scott Park Community Center heard city leaders' plans for crime prevention and reduction.
Not everyone has the courage to pack up and travel the country at age 18, but Marquet McBride did.
A male victim is in stable condition in Jackson and two Alabama men are in custody in Oktibbeha County Jail after a weekend shooting.
Starkville aldermen continued the tradition of promoting from within for leadership positions and hired Charles Yarbrough to lead the city's fire department.
As Mississippi University for Women begins its search for a new president, a new study on affordable education suggests the job should be appealing to candidates for the position.
The warnings are strong and security is always tight, but most drivers are versed in the daily routine as thousands of employees and contractors stream through the closely guarded entrance to the National Security Agency.
Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards -- particularly for high-tech or cybersecurity jobs.
The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running pattern of keeping those jobs filled with men.
A former Leflore County deputy sheriff is scheduled to plead guilty to federal drug trafficking charges.
The attorney for a former University of Mississippi student indicted on federal charges connected to an incident where a noose was put on a statue James Meredith says his client didn't do it.
Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials.
How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people?
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