Several top Republicans in Mississippi are standing by presidential nominee Donald Trump as he denies accusations that he groped and kissed some women against their will.
An effort to erase the Confederate battle emblem from Mississippi's flag has failed because sponsors didn't collect enough signatures to put an initiative on the 2018 ballot.
Mississippi Power Co. says that the power plant it's building in Kemper County has generated electricity using gas produced from coal for the first time.
Mississippi's Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday that they want to rewrite the state's nearly 20-year-old education funding formula to put more money into the classroom and less into administrative expenses.
A division of the federal government says the city of Louisville should repay a $25.4 million grant awarded for recovery from a 2014 tornado.
With sprawling litigation over Mississippi's use of execution drugs now scheduled to stretch into 2017, the state could go five years without executing a death row inmate.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Donald Trump's remarks about women are unacceptable but stopped short of withdrawing support for the GOP presidential nominee's White House bid.
A judge defended complaints that he's been moving too slowly after having two cases taken from him, including a long-running lawsuit that Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood filed against Entergy Corp. and assigned to another judge.
A former employee at the state Department of Marine Resources and another person face federal charges of meth distribution in Jackson County.
A Mississippi teacher faces investigations after a video shows her dragging a student by the hair at Greenville High School.
Mississippi agency directors are requesting more money to maintain public buildings, defend the state in lawsuits and hire investigators to find tax cheaters.
Two Democratic senators on Wednesday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to ensure that 10 states do not violate federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election.
Two police officers in Mississippi are on paid leave after a 3-year-old daughter of one of the officers died unattended in a patrol car.
Mississippi Power Co. is adding another month to the construction schedule and another $62 million to the cost of the power plant it's building in Kemper County.
Mississippi's judicial elections are nonpartisan in name only.
A late summer pickup in job growth could boost Mississippi's economic output for 2017, state economist Darrin Webb said Tuesday, but that doesn't mean the Magnolia State's economy is off to the races.
Mississippi is becoming the last state to allow electronic filing of campaign finance reports, a step toward easier public access to information about who is spending money to influence elections.
Some Northeast Mississippi legislators are putting the brakes on plans to give three coastal counties all of the funds from the $750 million settlement with BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico.
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