A Mississippi sawmill will invest $40 million to increase production by 50 percent, with plans to hire 45 more workers.
High-profile politicians are throwing their support to candidates in a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi, the last unresolved Senate race of the federal midterms.
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, one of the most restrictive in the United States.
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger, Mike Espy, meet for their only debate Tuesday night in a contest where the incumbent's verbal gaffes have dredged up strong emotions about Mississippi's history of racial violence.
The second-ranking member of Mississippi's House of Representatives pleaded no contest to drunk-driving charges Monday but won't be convicted under a diversion program for first-time offenders.
For Mike Espy, a high-profile woman helped Espy make the argument Saturday that the Democratic man would be a better choice in Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff for the state's women.
Mississippi's Public Defender Task Force is gone. How the Legislature reacts next year to the task force's final report will determine whether it's forgotten.
Prosecutors say a Mississippi woman was on a days-long drug binge when her baby died after she left him in a hot car.
Republicans in Mississippi's intensifying U.S. Senate race are slamming Democrat Mike Espy's lobbying work for an African leader who was later deposed and charged with crimes against humanity.
A Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi is shown in a new video talking about "liberal folks" and making it "just a little more difficult" for them to vote.
An Alabama tour bus bound for a Mississippi casino overturned Wednesday on an icy highway, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries, authorities said, as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South and lower Midwest.
A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging," her black Democratic challenger says.
Mississippi officials have outlined how they plan to spend this year's $37.8 million installment of BP oil spill money, focusing largely on economic, environmental and transportation projects.
National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans.
A study of whether ingredients extracted from marijuana can reduce seizures in children is moving ahead in Mississippi.
A Mississippi coroner and the state's crime lab are blaming each other for delays in completing an autopsy report in a year-old murder case.
Roman Catholic church offices in Alabama and Mississippi will publicly release the names of clergy members accused of sexually abusing minors over decades, church leaders said.
A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters in a special election runoff, drawing attention to the state's history of lynching and boosting Democrats' hope of pulling off a stunner in the Deep South.
Candidates in Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff are competing with college football, Thanksgiving turkey and the mad dash of Christmas bargain hunting as they try to hold voters' attention.
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