The claim that one Hinds County judge could ultimately decide the fate of Mississippi's school finance system if voters amend the state constitution appears unlikely.
Authorities are searching for a suspect who officials say dragged a state trooper on his car in Jackson.
Mississippi's corrections commissioner says, "I want to put inmates back to work."
Oxford police say a funeral director was killed in his home.
A fraternity brother and four pledges charged in an assault on a different fraternity member were trying to steal a donkey statue from a frat house, University of Mississippi officials said Friday.
Five University of Mississippi students have been arrested following the Oct. 6 beating of another student.
Sponsors of three identical initiatives that seek to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag say they're frustrated by ballot titles the attorney general's staff is writing for their proposals.
Jeffrey Vitter, named as trustees' top pick to become the next chancellor of the University of Mississippi, says the problem solving of computer science informs his approach as a college administrator.
The University of Southern Mississippi's online education program has been named the best in the state for 2015-2016 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.
Mississippi-based regional bank Renasant Corp. will acquire Georgia-based KeyWorth Bank for $59 million in stock.
Student senators at the University of Mississippi voted Tuesday night to ask the school administration to remove the Mississippi flag from campus because it contains a Confederate battle emblem that some say is an offensive reminder of slavery and segregation.
A white Mississippi lawmaker apologized Monday for saying at a local Republican meeting that "a black judge" would decide how to spend money on public schools if state voters approve an education funding initiative.
Mississippi's College Board named University of Kansas provost Jeffrey Vitter as its top choice to lead the University of Mississippi, six months after the ouster of the previous chancellor provoked protests on campus and objections from notable alumni.
A Tupelo woman is facing multiple felony charges after police say she kidnapped two children from the Gulf Coast.
Two state senators with proposals that grabbed headlines and divided their colleagues are not returning to the Mississippi Capitol next term.
The remains of an American soldier who fought in the Korean War have been identified and will be buried near his parents in his north Mississippi hometown.
After more than two decades of gambling in Natchez, the Isle of Capri Casino is closing its doors at noon Sunday.
An integrated group of at least 200 students and faculty members rallied Friday at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, urging the Ole Miss administration to stop flying the state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
Earlier this month, the Mississippi Secretary of State's office launched a website it hopes businesses considering a move to the state will use.
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