A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."
A Mississippi catfish processor is recalling 1,700 pounds of fish after the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that it contained chemicals banned in fish farming.
People who commit crimes in Mississippi against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency workers will face doubled penalties starting July 1.
It's been obvious for months that Mississippi tax revenues have been lagging, and Friday was a day that legislative leaders and Gov. Phil Bryant faced up to the fact.
A federal judge has sanctioned an attorney who filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the fatal shooting of a Tupelo man by a police officer.
Buckle up, Mississippi, because it could soon be the law, no matter where you sit in a car.
Elected officials in Mississippi would no longer be able to use campaign money to subsidize their lifestyles or build retirement nest eggs under a bill likely to become law.
Authorities in Flora say a judge has dropped a credit card fraud charge against a former Miss Mississippi.
Lawmakers have given final passage to a plan sought by Gov. Phil Bryant to set up an advisory council on faith-based initiatives.
Today's Bible lesson: It's a bad idea to use the good book to smuggle drugs into jail.
The Mississippi Press Association announced Wednesday that Paul Keane will immediately begin serving as the organization's acting president.
A state office building could soon be named for a Mississippi congressman who died in 2015.
A federal court on Friday permanently blocked Mississippi's law that threatened to close the state's only abortion clinic by setting a hospital-privileges requirement the clinic couldn't fulfill.
Nine charter school operators say they're interested in opening new schools in Mississippi, although none of them currently run a charter school anywhere.
After a March 9 tubing leak, Mississippi Power Co. said Thursday that it's unsure when its $7.1 billion Kemper County power plant will be finished.
Mississippi could double the penalties against people who intentionally harm law enforcement officers, firefighters or emergency workers, under a bill headed to the governor.
A leading black lawmaker in Mississippi says she is "sick" of the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag and it's time for change.
A Mississippi lawmaker who has been trying to force universities to fly the Confederate-themed state flag is sending his own silent signal to colleagues.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is nominating a longtime Republican lawmaker to the three-member Workers Compensation Commission.
Mississippi will begin tracking money and assets seized by police agencies and require more oversight of such forfeitures after Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 812.
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