Mississippi's administration believed that its self-imposed penalties, including a one-year postseason ban, were sufficient punishment in its long-running NCAA rules violations case that included a charge of lack of institutional control.
Regulators have reached a settlement with Mississippi Power Co. on how much customers should pay for a troubled $7.5 billion power plant once touted as a model for the future of coal.
A Mississippi teen could face the death penalty in the slaying of a 6-year-old boy who authorities said was inside a car stolen from a supermarket parking lot.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether the Mississippi Department of Human Services manipulated federal reporting within a public assistance program formerly known as food stamps.
A deer darted through two hallways of a Mississippi school, startling students as they were arriving for the day.
The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear the case Wednesday on whether 44-year-old Chris Strickland should be listed as the legal parent of now-6-year-old Zayden Strickland.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from an African-American attorney who called the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag "an official endorsement of white supremacy."
It's been nearly a decade since a former tobacco lobbyist signed a law that increased the Mississippi's state cigarette tax from 18 cents to 68 cents a pack.
A cashier at a Walmart in Clarksdale couldn't have possibly known her kindness to one man could reach so many people.
Taxpayer money is being wasted because of registered voters who don't bother to cast ballots, a local election official in Mississippi said.
A lawmaker says art at the Mississippi Capitol should be updated to reflect accomplishments of African-Americans.
Mississippi government agencies are doing a sloppy job of keeping records about vehicles they own, a watchdog group said in a report issued Monday.
Free community college for all Mississippians would be an ambitious and easy-to-explain goal.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is recommending that the state spend $7 million in the coming year to provide free community college for an unspecified number of students.
Mississippi is seeking federal permission to require job training for some able-bodied adults who receive Medicaid, and the Trump administration has signaled that is open to approving such plans.
Attorneys for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant are defending a state law that lets government workers and private business people cite religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.
A nonpartisan group that evaluates state government budget practices is giving mostly mid-level marks to Mississippi.
Lawyers for the state of Mississippi argued Wednesday that disclosing information could destroy the state's ability to get the drugs needed for executions, urging a federal judge to block death row inmates suing the state from obtaining any more information.
Regulators have again denied a request by Mississippi Power Co. to narrow proceedings over how much customers should pay for a power plant.
Sheriffs in two Mississippi counties say they have found dogfighting operations that included animals that were mutilated, malnourished and chained to trees.
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