Mississippi has become the 45th state to ban texting while driving.
Members of Mississippi's College Board met Monday and said they aren't backing down from a decision to seek a new chancellor for the University of Mississippi, despite rising criticism of the move.
The FBI is consulting with its behavioral analysis unit as it continues investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi.
The body of a black man found hanging in a tree in Mississippi has been sent from a state crime lab to a funeral home, but the FBI said it will be days before autopsy results are complete.
Dr. Dan Jones said Friday that the state College Board is not renewing his contract as University of Mississippi chancellor, and he will leave the job when his current four-year contract expires in mid-September.
Federal and state authorities are investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi who had been missing for more than two weeks, the FBI said Thursday.
It has been a good year for native Mississippians on American Idol.
House Democrats, in one of their most unified moments of the past four years, may have killed the chance for large tax cuts in Mississippi's current legislative session.
In a legislative rarity, there won't be any late-session negotiations over Mississippi's K-12 education budget.
When it comes to companies to provide future standardized tests in Mississippi, the ACT organization says it's out. But it's not yet clear who's in.
Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Monday floated a larger $555 million tax cut proposal with more income tax cuts, setting the stage for negotiations as the end of the legislative session approaches.
Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson says deputies have arrested a landlord who is accused of setting two of his tenants on fire.
Authorities say a 35-year-old man shot and killed by a Pike County deputy tried to run down the deputy with an ATV.
Attorney General Jim Hood is asking a Hinds County judge to keep secret the identity of Mississippi's execution drug supplier while the state appeals an order to release the name.
The former bassist for 3 Doors Down has pleaded no contest to a second-offense drug-related charge of driving while impaired.
Nearly two years ago, the newly formed Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition was preparing to make life uncomfortable for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.
Former 3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell is set to go to trial in D'Iberville Monday on a charge of second-offense driving under the influence of a substance other than alcohol.
The Mississippi River at Natchez is expected to rise 6.6 feet in the next two weeks, placing it just below flood level early in the spring rise season.
A Mississippi man on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of murder in the 2013 slaying of an openly gay candidate for mayor of Clarksdale.
A bill headed to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant would let people put real estate into trusts for up to 110 years, and money, stocks or other financial assets into trusts for up to 360 years.
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