Mississippi lawmakers met in special session Monday and set the final pieces of the state budget for the year that begins July 1.
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board on Monday approved four new school proposals for further consideration.
The final three victims of the eight shot to death in a killing rampage were laid to rest Monday in Mississippi.
Mississippi lawmakers have little flexibility in setting the final pieces of the $6 billion state budget.
Members of the College Board often say that the most important thing they do is choose the presidents of Mississippi's eight public universities.
A judge on Friday ruled against a lawsuit by two Democratic legislators challenging the power of the Mississippi governor to make midyear budget cuts.
Mississippi legislators are hoping to make quick work of a special session that focuses on money.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and others on Thursday saluted a sheriff's deputy who was among the eight people killed in a series of shootings Saturday and Sunday.
A lesbian is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to recognize her as a legal parent of a child born during her marriage to a woman.
Willie Cory Godbolt, the man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy and seven people he knew in rural Mississippi, has led a life marked by violence, starting with his own parents.
The Mississippi National Guard has released the name of the 24-year-old soldier killed when a tank rolled over during a training accident in California.
Four Mississippi universities and community colleges have been told to make improvements to their nursing programs.
One Mississippi National Guard member was killed and three others were injured when their tank rolled over during a training exercise in the California desert.
It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games.
A study group will gather facts about lotteries in other states but won't make a recommendation either for or against creating a game of chance in Mississippi, its leader says.
Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former corrections commissioner to nearly 20 years in prison for crimes connected to more than $1.4 million in bribes.
Services have been set for a 6-year-old boy shot to death after a car theft outside a Jackson grocery store.
Black lawmakers in Mississippi are demanding the resignation of a white colleague who said Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.
Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students in violation of the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a legal group alleged Tuesday.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he won't ask lawmakers to consider a lottery during a special session next month.
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