The Mississippi House on Thursday sent the governor a bill to block public access to information about state-issued permits for people to carry concealed weapons.
Mississippi lawmakers are trying to resolve differences between House and Senate versions of bills expanding charter schools in the state.
A sexual harassment lawsuit has been filed in federal court against a Columbus businessman. In a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Aberdeen, Shawn Carter alleges that she was sexually harassed by her former employer, Chris Glenn, while she worked as a secretary at Glenn Machine Works.
A 22-year-old man was charged with murder Thursday in the death of a mayoral candidate, whose body was found near a river levee in the Mississippi Delta this week.
Legal attempts to block the city's construction of a new municipal facility are ongoing, Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman confirmed Thursday.
It's not just honey bees that are in trouble. The fuzzy American bumblebee seems to be disappearing in the Midwest.
After almost three years in custody, the Army private accused in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history said he did it because he wanted the public to know how the American military was fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with little regard for human life.
A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other memories -- as she did.
The speedometer on the Toyota Yaris says the tiny car can go 140 miles per hour. In reality, the bulbous subcompact's 106-horsepower engine and automatic transmission can't push it any faster than 109.
As bells tolled and the clock struck 8, the brass-studded wooden doors swung shut Thursday at this palace in the Italian hills, marking an end to Benedict XVI's papacy and the start of his final journey as a "simple pilgrim."
The Supreme Court's conservative justices voiced deep skepticism Wednesday about a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote.
Mississippi's only abortion clinic is scheduled for an April 18 license revocation hearing before the state Department of Health, and officials say a decision could come days or weeks later.
President Barack Obama is pulling out all the stops to warn just what could happen if automatic budget cuts kick in. Americans are reacting with a collective yawn.
Local officials are taking a wait-and-see approach on the looming sequestration, with $85 billion in automatic budget cuts slated to begin tomorrow barring an 11th hour compromise between Republicans and Democrats.
Whatever his prospects for winning the coming mayoral election in his hometown of Clarksdale, Miss., Marco McMillian was considered by many to be a man on the rise. So word spread fast when his SUV was involved in a wreck this week, and he was nowhere to be found.
With a possible $50 million worth of tax cuts on the line, LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins is hoping some of those proposed cuts will positively affect the Golden Triangle. The Mississippi House has passed multiple bills with millions of dollars worth of tax cuts. Those bills are now being presented to the Senate, with some speculation the cuts won't make it off the Senate floor.
Although there has been little public discussion on the matter over the past couple of months, negotiations to allow a private bus company to operate in Columbus are still being discussed, city attorney Jeff Turnage said.
A proposed public transportation system linking the entire community is on track and should help lower traffic congestion, aid economic development efforts and strengthen the bond between Starkville and Mississippi State University, city and university officials said Wednesday.
Hospitals, doctors and other Medicare providers are on the hook for a 2 percent cut under looming government spending reductions. But they're not raising a ruckus. Why?
Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, the no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," will be buried at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
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