Stacey Pickering says he's as aggressive a state auditor as Mississippi has ever had. His challenger in Tuesday's Republican primary, Mary Hawkins Butler, says that's not enough.
First-term Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch is trying to fend off a Republican primary challenge from a fellow attorney who used to work in the Unclaimed Property division of her office.
Jackson police are trying to find the owner of a pistol that is engraved with the name of former Gov. Kirk Fordice and what appears to be the state seal of Mississippi.
Hundreds of people, many waving Confederate battle flags outside, gathered for the funeral of a black rebel flag supporter killed in an accident near Oxford.
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz will visit two north Mississippi cities this month.
Attorney General Jim Hood professes pride in the number of large corporations that he's gone after as Mississippi's chief legal officer. But the sprawling Google litigation he's involved in continues to spawn embarrassing incidents.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appears confident of winning his party's nomination for re-election Tuesday.
A federal judge has ended the legal fight over a silicon metal plant being built in northeast Mississippi.
About two dozen people who want to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag held the banner in silent protest Thursday as Republican state House Speaker Philip Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair.
Here's the challenge for the five candidates running in Tuesday's primaries for two seats on Mississippi's Transportation Commission: Officials say Mississippi needs $400 million more each year to maintain current roads and bridges.
The mayor of a 1,600-resident Quitman County town has been indicted on charges that he sexually abused two children.
Most candidates at the Neshoba County Fair went out of their way Wednesday to promote their conservative credentials to an audience that was mostly white and, judging by the applause, mostly in support of gun rights and opposed to abortion, same-sex marriage and Common Core academic standards.
An investigator says a transgender teenager who was found buried on the suspect's father's property in George County earlier this year was beaten to death.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is calling for an investigation of some election literature that has been mailed before the Tuesday primary election.
A George County man accused in the murder of a transgender teenager is due in George County Justice Court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.
Federal authorities say a man deported to Mexico six times has been found in the United States without permission again, this time after an arrest in Mississippi.
Second-term Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering is defending his campaign spending on travel, vehicles and a garage door.
Mississippi investigators said Thursday that they are trying to find people who might have been involved in a road dispute just before a crash that killed a black man wearing a Confederate military hat.
A Mississippi Democrat is among the members of Congress traveling to Africa with President Barack Obama.
1. Two local nonprofits get Dutch Oil grants COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Industrial park legal challenge will delay project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY