Mississippi health officials are confirming the state's first case of the flu for the 2016-17 season.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday that he's not actively seeking an appointment in the Donald Trump administration, but said it might be difficult to turn down the president-elect.
Mississippi stayed in the Republican column for the 10th straight presidential election Tuesday, giving Donald Trump a comfortable win and the state's six electoral votes for president.
Mississippi has given its six electoral votes to Republican Donald Trump and re-elected all four of its U.S. House members.
Mississippi's attorney general is signing up for a court challenge to overturn a federal ban of online sales taxes.
This is an alternate ending to the endless low-boiling dispute over Mississippi's state flag -- people and institutions walk away from the current flag, one by one.
A federal judge revoked the bail of Mississippi's former corrections commissioner and sent him to jail Friday to await sentencing in a corruption case after finding he had probably committed a crime when he took outdoor lights from a home he forfeited to the federal government.
A former oncologist indicted in a murder-for-hire plot is being moved from the Mississippi State Hospital at Whitfield to a private mental health facility.
A lesbian who divorced her wife is appealing a Rankin County judge's decision denying her custody rights.
Mississippi Power Co. now says it won't complete its Kemper County power plant until the end of the year, a delay of a month that pushes the price tag up by $25 million to nearly $7 billion.
The last of Mississippi's eight public universities has stopped displaying the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem.
Burn bans remain in effect for 76 out of 82 Mississippi counties.
The FBI opened a civil rights investigation into the arson and vandalism of an African-American church in Mississippi, where someone spray-painted "Vote Trump" in what the mayor called a "heinous, hateful, cowardly act."
The Mississippi state flag will remain in the City of Tupelo.
Every Halloween in the rural eastern Mississippi hamlet of Chunky, families and groups of friends load costumed children onto flatbed trailers and drive from house to widely spaced house for trick-or-treating.
Absentee voting in Mississippi is disappointingly down from the last presidential election and turnout might be below 50 percent, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, said Tuesday.
A 23-year-old man has pleaded not guilty in the May shooting death of a 55-year-old Tupelo cab driver.
Mississippi's Republican governor is asking a federal appeals court to uphold a state law letting merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.
A vehicle struck a flat-bed trailer carrying adults and children who were dressed up for Halloween, killing three people and injuring several others in a small Mississippi town, authorities said.
When Phil Bryant ran for governor in 2011 and 2015, there were parts of Mississippi where he didn't spend much time or money, and there were reasons for that.
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5. Man charged in fatal wreck STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY