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.
The Starkville Police Department opened its doors and filing cabinets to Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) assessors this week.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees hosted a public hearing Monday to review the district budget for Fiscal Year 2016, which begins July 1.
Republicans with presidential aspirations rushed Monday to embrace South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol, eager to move past a vexing issue that challenges the GOP's effort to win over the diverse coalition of voters it likely needs to win back the White House.
Mississippi's attorney general says the nation's largest tobacco company will pay the state $15 million to settle claims that it was underreporting the number of cigarettes it was shipping to the state.
1. Cracker Barrel employee shot at restaurant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU alum, convenience store owner gives away Rally Bananas to MSU fans in Omaha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CMSD board approves sale of Lee Middle property COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Prather named interim CEO for Partnership STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Arrest report 6-21-18 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY