Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he wants lawmakers to set aside money to train a new group of state troopers -- and if they don't do it, he'll call them into a special session to force more discussion about the issue.
Democrats say they'll keep trying to give all Mississippi government employees at least a $1,000 pay raise in the coming year, even after several attempts were blocked Wednesday in the Republican-majority House.
Todd Harrell, a founding member and bassist for 3 Doors Down, has been arrested on a DUI charge again in D'Iberville.
The Mississippi woman who gave birth to identical quadruplets more than a week ago wants to get the four girls home.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has launched a new voice recognition travel information service for residents and travelers across the state.
Mississippi lawmakers are working on early versions of budget bills, and final negotiations are weeks away.
Veteran Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi says he's not familiar with the tea party, even though he's being challenged by a supporter of the populist movement.
Mississippians could be able to buy guns, bullets, all-terrain vehicles and boats without paying sales taxes for a couple days under a proposal moving forward in the House.
The FBI on Tuesday was helping investigate who tied a noose around the neck of a University of Mississippi statue of James Meredith, who, in 1962, became the first black student to enroll in the then all-white Southern college.
A $25,000 reward is available for information leading to the arrest of two men involved in defacing the James Meredith statue at the University of Mississippi.
The leaders of Mississippi's universities and community colleges had plans for a major overhaul of state-funded financial aid programs before the current legislative session. But lawmakers appear likely to adopt only a portion of the plan.
Mississippi voters will decide in November whether to amend the state constitution to guarantee the right to hunt and fish.
JACKSON -- An adult entertainer was sentenced in Mississippi Friday to seven years in prison for helping set up an illegal silicone buttocks injection that killed an Atlanta woman.
Mississippi senators want to restrict some union organizing and picketing practices, as well as local laws that might benefit workers.
Proposals to create a state voucher worth more than $6,000 for parents who withdraw their special education student from a Mississippi public school are making progress in the state House and Senate.
A Mississippi jury has found a 71-year-old Texas minister guilty of possession with intent to distribute 200 pounds of marijuana.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear an appeal from a Lowndes County man convicted in the death of a Columbus city employee.
The Mississippi House on Thursday advanced a proposal to ban abortions after 20 weeks, the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.
New figures show 17,350 Mississippi residents have signed up for private health insurance using a website run by the federal government.
Old habits are hard to break when it comes to Mississippi lawmakers' desire to lock up criminals.
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