Mississippi lawmakers are turning back an attempt to legalize growing industrial hemp in the state.
Prosecutors in Mississippi say a doctor is accused of illegally distributing opioids and laundering money.
The U.S. Air Force has renewed a contract with a Mississippi aerospace company to supply parts and maintain training jets.
A longtime Mississippi lawmaker who recently stepped down from a leadership post has had a stroke.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Thursday that his office is collecting nearly $27 million from contractors involved in bribing a former head of the state prison system.
A Catholic diocese in Mississippi has released its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual misconduct with minors.
Northeast Mississippi resident John Henson is among the people who are hoping that a measure allowing the state's electric cooperatives to offer high-speed internet service will bring improvements.
Mississippi's Medicaid director said Wednesday that the program will not seek additional money for the final half of the state budget year. This is the first time that has happened in the past five years.
Health advocates gathered in the Mississippi Capitol on Wednesday, asking lawmakers to ban people younger than 18 from using tanning beds.
An autopsy has concluded that the death of a man apprehended by police in Mississippi's largest city was a homicide, a coroner said Wednesday.
It's unclear whether Mississippi lawmakers will seek to expand charter schools or public subsidies for private schools in the current legislative session, even as proponents held a rally Tuesday to press for action.
A measure to allow Mississippi electric cooperatives to offer high-speed internet is taking another step forward.
Mississippi lawmakers say they could consider programs aimed at helping former inmates establish productive lives as they leave prison.
The Mississippi House is advancing a bill designed to protect children who are victims of sex trafficking.
Mississippi casino revenues rose in 2018, with patronage noticeably increasing beginning in August, after the state legalized sports betting.
A 101-year-old hunter in Mississippi is still at it, and even dropped two deer with one shot.
A Mississippi sheriff is pleading not guilty to 12 felony charges accusing him of stealing guns and drugs, seeking sex with inmates and threatening employees if they told about the crimes.
A noted hotel in a Mississippi River town is undergoing a transformation, years after closing.
Nissan Motor Co. announced Thursday that it's cutting up to 700 contract workers at its Mississippi assembly plant, citing slowing sales for vans and Titan pickup trucks that it makes there.
Mississippi is graduating a greater share of its students in four years than ever before, with 84 percent of public high school seniors earning their diplomas on time last year, the Mississippi Department of Education said Thursday.
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