A Mississippi man and his 1-year-old daughter died Thursday after officials say he kidnapped her, fled from police, and then shot the girl and himself on a Mississippi Delta highway.
The defense attorney for a man charged with killing a Mississippi woman by setting her on fire says a district attorney sought false testimony from an unrelated defendant in exchange for leniency.
A furniture company is building a $2.7 million warehouse in northeast Mississippi and plans 60 new jobs over four years.
Howard Sherman was already wondering why Mississippi Democrats seemed so unreceptive to his message before his runoff loss Tuesday.
Public agencies in Mississippi will have to contribute another $100 million toward worker pensions beginning July 1, 2019, after a vote by the state Public Employees Retirement System's board.
A Mississippi utility regulator is continuing his push to change state law to allow rural electric cooperative to provide high speed internet service.
Brad Dye, who was lieutenant governor longer than anyone else in Mississippi history, died Sunday at age 84 from respiratory failure.
Several new laws are taking effect Sunday in Mississippi. They are listed with bill numbers used during the legislative session.
A Democrat from the Mississippi Delta is leaving the state House of Representatives. Rep. Sara Richardson Thomas of Indianola says her resignation takes effect Saturday, the last day of the state budget year.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected appeals from two Mississippi death row inmates.
Republican nominee Michael Guest moves toward the general election in Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District with a big advantage: the electoral dynamo of his home county.
Mississippi Democrats in Tuesday's runoff gave their U.S. Senate nomination to state Rep. David Baria, lining up behind a party stalwart to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker.
Mississippi Democrats are choosing between a party stalwart and a newcomer in Tuesday's runoff for the nomination to the U.S. Senate.
Mississippi state Auditor Stacey Pickering is resigning his statewide elected post to become head of the state's Veterans Affairs Board.
Mississippi is holding party primary runoffs for two federal offices.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is rejecting a call to bring back Mississippi National Guard troops from the Mexican border.
Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling saying states can force online shoppers to pay sales taxes could produce a special legislative session in Mississippi to earmark new money for roads and bridges.
Mississippi's state-regulated casinos could begin taking sports bets as soon as late July, after gambling regulators on Thursday approved rules regulating sports betting.
A Mississippi man admitted Thursday that he killed two Roman Catholic nuns, pleading guilty to murder in an agreement that avoided the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders.
Mississippi gambling regulators are set to vote Thursday on whether to approve final rules allowing sports betting, clearing the way for sports books to open in the state's 28 casinos in July.
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