The top budget writer in the Mississippi House says the state's Medicaid program needs another $52 million during the budget year that ends June 30.
A deadly storm system that spawned tornadoes in Gulf Coast states Tuesday night was expected to bring severe weather to the Carolinas by Wednesday afternoon.
Mississippi legislators this year won't attempt to redesign the last state flag that features the Confederate battle emblem because leaders say they can't find a majority to remove the symbol from the 122-year-old banner.
Three wounded Mississippi state troopers described dead state narcotics agent Lee Tartt as a hero in videos broadcast at Tartt's funeral Tuesday.
A bill that would let physicians exempt children from Mississippi's vaccination requirements is advancing in the state House.
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn, who became the first prominent Republican last summer to call for Mississippi to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its flag, said Monday that if the flag design is going to be reconsidered, it should be put on a statewide ballot just as it was 15 years ago.
The Spring Tupelo Furniture Market will kick off its 29th consecutive year this week as buyers and sellers start to gather.
The mother of a man who shot four Mississippi law enforcement officers and was killed in a shootout says authorities refused to let her talk to her son during nearly six hours of negotiations.
Mississippi utility regulators may have averted an attempt led by electrical cooperatives to strip many powers of the Public Service Commission, but the deal could leave the regulatory body without the power to order cooperatives to pay rooftop solar panel owners enough money to make residential solar worthwhile.
A new statewide school district could take control of faltering local districts and keep them indefinitely in hopes of improving academic performance under a bill advancing in the Mississippi House.
One law enforcement officer was killed and three were wounded early Saturday after a six-hour long standoff at a rural Mississippi house ended when authorities stormed the house and the gunman inside opened fire, authorities said.
State officials, private business owners and others who provide services to the public couldn't be punished for acting on religious beliefs that marriage should only be between a man and a woman, under a bill advancing in the Mississippi Legislature.
Melanoma was "just a word" to Emily Tandy when she frequented the tanning beds in the Madison salon where she worked as a teenager.
The Confederate battle emblem on the 122-year-old Mississippi flag is a "disgrace" and needs to be removed, a black lawmaker said Thursday at a rally outside the state Capitol.
A newly revised policy will allow visitors with enhanced carry permits to carry registered weapons in public spaces on campus at Mississippi's eight state universities.
A business and government consultant pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal bribery charge, admitting he paid thousands of dollars in kickbacks to the former head of Mississippi's prison system and a county supervisor on the Gulf Coast.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich brings his bid for the GOP presidential nomination to Gulfport next week.
Clarksdale police have filed new charges against the two men who they say were involved in the wounding of a Clarksdale police officer and robbery of a grocery store.
More Mississippi third-graders could be in danger of flunking for low reading skills if a bill passed by a House committee Tuesday becomes law.
Houses of worship could designate members to undergo firearms training and carry guns to protect the congregation under a bill advancing at the Mississippi Capitol.
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