Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught. On Monday, he walked out of a southeast Missouri courtroom a free man again -- this time with no need to look over his shoulder.
Two Mississippi students have been selected as 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars.
Troubles at the Kemper County power plant that Mississippi Power Co. is building are so great that they're dragging down the stock of parent Southern Co.
An agenda item that would have set public hearings on an amendment relaxing Starkville's alcohol sales was pulled Monday from Tuesday's board meeting, officials confirmed.
The city of Columbus will hold a 4 p.m. public hearing Tuesday at the Columbus Municipal Complex to gather input on establishing an urban renewal area.
At least three performers remain in critical condition following a circus accident in Providence. Authorities are trying to determine what caused a support frame to collapse Sunday during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey "Legends" show at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.
More than half of the 70 people who took shelter at a church in Louisville after Monday's tornado have found another place to stay.
The Mississippi Supreme Court could have added its voice to the national legal debate over law enforcement's use of emails, cellphones, Facebook and other electronic communications in criminal investigations and prosecutions. It didn't.
A 38-year-old Alabama man is being sought for allegedly hitting a Prentiss police officer with a car in Jefferson Davis County.
Almost half the students attending public schools are minorities, yet fewer than 1 in 5 of their teachers is nonwhite. New studies from the Center for American Progress and the National Education Association are calling attention to this "diversity gap" at elementary and secondary schools in the United States. The groups want more to be done to help teachers more accurately mirror the students in their classrooms.
A life-long Columbus advocate, businesswoman and volunteer has died. Vanessa Carter, 52, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday.
Bond has been set at $50,000 each for two men arrested and charged for looting at Lee County residences in the storm aftermath.
Some Mississippi business owners who support equal treatment for gays and lesbians are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion.
Some voters casting ballots in the June 3 primary will have to do so in different place than they've had to in the past due to the temporary relocation of two precincts.
Starkville aldermen are expected to discuss scheduling public hearings on lowering the city's alcohol sales restrictions Tuesday, a move that could allow on-premises sales and consumption to more business parcels.
Starkville aldermen could contract an Oxford-based planning firm, Slaughter and Associates, to begin a preliminary study identifying possible future annexation territory.
Natchez and Adams County officials aren't making public any details about the sale of four acres at the local port.
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