Mississippi has two new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the total of laboratory-confirmed cases this year to 13.
John Grisham says being on the losing side of a Mississippi political fight gave him plenty of time to write big chunks of his first two legal thrillers, "A Time to Kill" and "The Firm."
On Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary, is it time to take off the chip?
Twenty-nine Mississippi properties lost to Hurricane Katrina are being immortalized with cast aluminum markers.
icksburg police say a pistol engraved with the name of former Mississippi Gov. Kirk Fordice and seized in a Jackson drug raid had been stolen from a truck owned by a relative.
One man pleaded guilty Friday and another was indicted on federal charges that they paid bribes and kickbacks to a former Mississippi corrections commissioner in exchange for contracts.
After three years of predictability on bond funding, officials at Mississippi's eight public universities are hoping for a new multiyear agreement with lawmakers on the level of funding they can expect.
A southern Mississippi man is hospitalized after he called the sheriff's office, brandished a pistol at deputies and was shot multiple times when he refused to drop the gun, authorities said.
The coastal city of Gautier briefly removed a Mississippi flag from a veterans' display in front of City Hall, then raised it again after veterans objected.
Oxford and Greenwood have become the latest cities to stop flying the Mississippi flag because it contains a Confederate battle emblem.
A reward is being offered to help find the man who shot a Corinth police officer.
The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that a minor earthquake has shaken Madison County.
A handful of Golden Triangle residents are among famous Mississippi residents asking the state to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its flag.
Campaign signs for the two men running for Adams County sheriff are being vandalized.
Two 19-year-olds and a 17-year-old have been arrested for allegedly shooting the windows of more than 50 vehicles in Warren County.
ix of the men accused of stealing a zoo's flamingo for a fraternity scavenger hunt have been accepted into a pretrial program that can eventually erase their court records.
A Mississippi flag flew for a few hours outside the Leflore County Courthouse, three days after supervisors voted to prohibit the banner on county property.
Gulfport police say Meridian couple has been arrested after they left their children in a hot car to go gambling at the Island View Casino.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service says a cold, wet spring has slowed cotton development by about 10 days this year.
State utility regulators agreed Thursday that Mississippi Power Co. needs more money immediately, granting the company an 18 percent rate increase that, while temporary for now, could become permanent by December.
2. Columbus drops $16K on complaint defenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Starkville robotics teams prep for state competition STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Stricklin hire will impact SOCSD board of trustees STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Amphitheater construction begins this week COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY