Mississippi officials are considering whether to sue a solar panel maker that recently announced it will be closing its Hattiesburg plant, which had received millions in loans and incentives from the state.
The Mississippi Legislature does not have an obligation to fully fund a school budget formula that was put into law two decades ago, the state Supreme Court said Thursday in upholding a ruling from a lower court.
Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is back at work in Washington after a health setback and facing questions about whether he's up for the rigors of his job.
A Mississippi school is shedding the name of the Confederacy's only president and will instead be named for the first African-American president of the United States.
The jury in the tense murder trial of a Mississippi man charged with setting a 19-year-old friend on fire and leaving her to die handed a bailiff a note: They have reached a verdict. What followed was confusion.
A second day of jury deliberation starts today in the trial of a Mississippi man charged in the burning death of a woman.
Facing a potential Republican primary battle in 2018, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi is stepping up his praise of President Donald Trump, who won the state with 58 percent of the vote last November.
A man charged with fatally burning a 19-year-old Mississippi woman acknowledged that he was with her on the evening she was set on fire after repeatedly denying it during interrogations, an investigator said Friday.
A Feb. 12 trial has been set for a Mississippi man in the 2016 killing of two nuns who worked as nurse practitioners in one of the poorest parts of the U.S.
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi is soon returning to work in Washington after recovering from an illness.
A man charged with burning to death a Mississippi woman told an FBI agent he was miles away buying a debit card when she was set on fire.
Parents of a former student sued a central Mississippi school district Thursday, alleging a white substitute teacher made a racially biased comment about their black son being hanged.
A jury in the trial of a man charged with setting a 19-year-old Mississippi woman on fire and leaving her to die along a rural back road is scheduled to visit the crime scene in the case.
The night a 19-year-old Mississippi woman was burned to death, she and her killer had sex in her car and he thought he had suffocated her before he torched her vehicle with her inside, a prosecutor said Tuesday in an opening statement, presenting his theory of what led to the gruesome slaying.
Advocates of same-sex marriage are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a new Mississippi law that lets government workers and business people cite their own religious objections to refuse services to LGBT people.
Mississippi residents could vote on a state lawmaker's plan that would raise taxes and fees to pay for needed renovations to roads and bridges.
Mississippi's improving high school graduation rate is one piece of good news in a state where the education picture has often been dismal.
Jessica Chambers was on fire when she was found along a back road near a north Mississippi tree farm nearly three years ago.
Facing political pressure to give a utility what it wanted, the Mississippi Public Service Commission on Thursday balked.
Mississippians turned a cautious eye to the Gulf of Mexico Thursday as projections showed that Tropical Storm Nate could target the state.
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