An Alabama tour bus bound for a Mississippi casino overturned Wednesday on an icy highway, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries, authorities said, as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South and lower Midwest.
A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging," her black Democratic challenger says.
Mississippi officials have outlined how they plan to spend this year's $37.8 million installment of BP oil spill money, focusing largely on economic, environmental and transportation projects.
National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans.
A study of whether ingredients extracted from marijuana can reduce seizures in children is moving ahead in Mississippi.
A Mississippi coroner and the state's crime lab are blaming each other for delays in completing an autopsy report in a year-old murder case.
Roman Catholic church offices in Alabama and Mississippi will publicly release the names of clergy members accused of sexually abusing minors over decades, church leaders said.
A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters in a special election runoff, drawing attention to the state's history of lynching and boosting Democrats' hope of pulling off a stunner in the Deep South.
Candidates in Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff are competing with college football, Thanksgiving turkey and the mad dash of Christmas bargain hunting as they try to hold voters' attention.
A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."
A Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi is accepting an invitation to debate her Democratic opponent a week before the Nov. 27 runoff, but it was not immediately clear whether the event will happen.
Mississippi voters will cast ballots Tuesday on an unusual combination -- two U.S. Senate races.
At times, it seemed like the politicians addressing the Mississippi Economic Council last Thursday were mainly there to boost or oppose Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith's bid to retain the U.S. Senate seat to which Gov. Phil Bryant appointed her.
A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Friday to another murder in a series of violent crimes in three states separated by nearly 2,000 miles.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear an appeal questioning whether a Mississippi prosecutor discriminated against black jurors in a murder case that's featured six trials.
Prosecutors will present evidence against a man charged with killing an off-duty state trooper.
A Republican appointed to the U.S. Senate said Thursday that she represents "Mississippi values" by supporting President Donald Trump.
Mississippi's top elections official is predicting strong voter turnout as people statewide choose two U.S. senators.
A second case of a debilitating deer disease has been confirmed in Mississippi.
A call center is expanding in south Mississippi, with plans to hire 231 people. SaviLinx of Brunswick, Maine, announced its plans Tuesday.
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