Top Mississippi leaders redoubled their defense Thursday of the state's attempt to protect religious objections to same-sex couples, transgender people or anyone engaging in sex outside marriage.
A spokesman for Gov. Phil Bryant says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be back in Mississippi next month.
A grand jury has ruled three Mississippi police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man whose weapon turned out to be a BB gun.
More than 62,000 people have signed up for the Mississippi No Call Registry for cellphones in less than a month.
A man using a metal detector found a prisoner-of-war bracelet for an Air Force captain and he'd like to give it to the serviceman's family.
Mississippi Power Co. says it will spend another $9 million on its overrun-plagued Kemper County power plant, pushing its total cost toward $6.8 billion.
A woman who left her infant locked in a hot van in a store parking lot will face a charge of child neglect, Clinton police said Monday.
Mississippi will remain a hard grader of its students, as state officials adopted test-score standards that mirror those used on a multi-state test students took in 2015.
Does Hillary Clinton really have a chance of winning Mississippi's six electoral votes? Not likely. Are Democrats more competitive in the Magnolia State's presidential contest than they used to be? Maybe. Will Clinton fare better against Donald Trump in Mississippi than in every neighboring state? The prognosticators all think so.
A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights -- issues still reverberating in today's national debates about police violence.
Emails disclosed in a lawsuit over a blocked Mississippi law that protects religious objections to same-sex marriage show a Christian legal group asked Gov. Phil Bryant to institute the protections through an executive order in 2015.
The shooting of a man who didn't speak English by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer in Mississippi is under investigation, authorities said.
A defense lawyer said that a Jackson physician indicted on federal bribery charges fell victim to a "shakedown" by former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps.
Mississippi's Public Service Commission wants to create a cellphone application for consumers to report unwanted telemarketing calls.
Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will get a new trial on fraud and embezzlement charges after Mississippi's Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that prosecutors failed to prove Davis could get a fair trial in DeSoto County.
An attorney for Southern Poverty Law Center says the group is not trying to close charter schools in Mississippi, but is only trying to have the schools' funding formula declared unconstitutional.
Mississippi delegates to the Republican National Convention are praising Donald Trump's choice of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.
The political debate about charter schools has been rumbling for years in the Mississippi Capitol and in the broader forum of public opinion.
The state of Mississippi has spent $158.5 million on a road that does not exist. State and county leaders began planning 22 years ago for a road to connect Interstate 10 and the state Port of Gulfport.
The Rt. Rev. Duncan Montgomery Gray Jr., a civil-rights advocate and retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, died Friday. He was 89.
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