The potential state takeover of Mississippi's second-largest school district has highlighted the depth of anger some people feel about how policymakers treat public education and how some legislators have acted toward the capital city.
The chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is helping Mississippi mark the bicentennial of statehood and its judicial system.
The Mississippi Board of Education is moving closer to taking over the state's second-largest school district because of academic and accountability problems, but some parents are vowing a legal fight.
Mississippi's three public service commissioners said Tuesday that they would decide by January how much customers should pay for a disputed power plant.
Another Mississippi city could stop flying the state flag because it features the Confederate battle emblem that critics see as racist.
Officials say the former police chief and town clerk in a northeast Mississippi town stole nearly $300,000 from the 900-resident town and state, with the clerk using some money to buy guns and give them to the chief.
Two men are charged with kidnapping and raping a University of Mississippi student.
Clarksdale will be the host to Mississippi's first charter school serving a rural area, after the Charter School Authorizer Board on Monday unanimously approved plans for a school to open in fall 2018.
Mississippi tax collections are looking better than they did this time last year.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming two new cases of West Nile virus.
Legislative leaders recently said that they'd still like to rewrite Mississippi's public school funding formula, and urged people with ideas to speak up.
A Mississippi man who was present when two police officers were killed in 2015 has pleaded guilty to hindering prosecution.
Events at Mississippi State University are commemorating the centennial of World War I.
Enrollment this fall fell from an all-time high at Mississippi's eight public universities and declined for the seventh straight year at the state's 15 community colleges.
H.L. "Sonny" Merideth Jr., a former Mississippi lawmaker who helped open the way for casino gambling in the state, has died. He was 86.
Regulators and Mississippi Power Co. on Friday again failed to agree on how much money customers should pay for a power plant.
The U.S. Supreme Court is asking attorneys for Mississippi's governor to file arguments defending the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.
Supervisors in one Mississippi county are delaying a decision on residents' request to put a black history monument near a Confederate statue outside the local courthouse.
A convicted sex offender has been charged with sexual battery and other crimes after using a vehicle with flashing lights to stop women in traffic and abducting one at knifepoint, authorities say.
The Mississippi State Department of Health says five new cases of West Nile virus have been reported.
1. Would-be CPD officer popped for DUI, other charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Five MSU students arrested for auto burglaries at Helix STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Starkville Utilities employee arrested for embezzlement STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Mickens takes on ex-opponent during town hall COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY