A federal appeals court says it will not revive a civil lawsuit over a fatal shooting by a Mississippi police officer.
Two Mississippi residents and their company are pleading guilty to harboring illegal workers at a restaurant.
The University of Mississippi is trying to speed up the process of removing a donor's name from its journalism school after his Facebook post that drew backlash as being racist.
The Mississippi auditor is demanding that two former community college employees repay nearly $1 million to the state.
Mississippi's public pension system got a particularly unwelcoming reception last week when its leaders told legislators to budget for higher pension contributions.
A University of Mississippi donor has asked for his name to be removed from the university's journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone," the journalism school's dean said.
Was it Quinton or Eric? That's likely to be the choice again facing Mississippi jurors this week in the trial of Quinton Tellis, accused of setting 19-year-old Jessica Chambers on fire in her car in December 2014, only to see the dying woman stagger down a rural backroad and be found by firefighters.
Overall casino revenue rose sharply in Mississippi in August with the start of sports betting in the state.
State transportation officials are urging drivers to be more careful in work zones after six road workers were hit on job sites this week.
Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized by Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter for an "unjustified racial overtone."
The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify problems that cause real estate values to fall.
Economic growth in Mississippi's three metropolitan areas lagged the national average in 2017.
A Republican U.S. senator who's seeking re-election in Mississippi says she questions the timing of a sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
About a half-dozen protesters disrupted a state budget hearing Monday by unfurling a banner accusing the Mississippi Department of Corrections of killing inmates.
Two central Mississippi counties are reporting new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 33 so far this year.
A Republican leader of the Mississippi House says the Legislature operates more transparently now than ever. But a longtime Democratic senator says the Legislature falls short of even its own past practices of conducting public business out in the open.
Responding to a question about black voters, a white U.S. Senate candidate in Mississippi said Friday that the state has been "begging for federal government scraps" for 100 years and is still "dead last."
Mississippi's state police agency says it will no longer buy Nike products, with Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher saying he won't spend money with "vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military."
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the governor's power to make midyear state budget cuts.
Enrollment fell at Mississippi's eight public universities and its 15 community colleges this fall, with universities declining for a second year from an all-time record in 2016. Community colleges fell for the eighth year in a row.
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