Mississippi's Board of Education fell in line Tuesday with state Republican political leaders' opposition to federal guidance on transgender students' use of bathrooms and locker rooms.
A Mississippi man whose daughter died after he left her in a hot car was released from jail without bail Tuesday, with the possibility that the second-degree murder charge against him could be reduced.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2016 Memorial Day Travel Enforcement Period on Friday at 6 p.m. and conclude Monday at midnight.
A defense attorney said Monday that he expects a Mississippi prosecutor to reduce the second-degree murder charge against a man arrested last week when his 8-month-old daughter died after being left in a hot car.
A Mississippi State University associate professor of history has released a new book chronicling events in a small Mississippi town that is home to a tragic monument to racial struggle.
A father has been charged with second-degree murder after his 8-month-old daughter died in his overheated car in northern Mississippi, police said Friday.
A lawyer and a former Mississippi police officer are among 19 people indicted on charges that they committed visa or marriage fraud to allow Indian men to obtain legal status in the United States.
A Mississippi lawmaker's arrest last weekend was on a second-offense DUI charge.
Authorities say a father and two children were killed instantly when their pickup truck and an Amtrak train collided in a small Mississippi town.
A plane that crashed in Mississippi dropped exhaust system parts on a runway as it was taking off, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator said Tuesday.
Three out of every 10 gay or bisexual men in several cities in the U.S. South have been diagnosed with the AIDS virus, three times the national rate, according to a study about how common HIV infections are in metro areas.
Four people died Monday when a small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Tupelo Regional Airport in Mississippi.
A Harrison County grand jury has indicted a former Biloxi firefighter on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting of a waitress who had asked him not to smoke.
The second-ranking leader of the Mississippi Senate has been charged with DUI after a one-vehicle wreck.
The shortfall in Mississippi's state budget for the year starting July 1 is almost certainly more than the $57 million announced last week.
A north Mississippi prosecutor says the man accused of burning a 19-year-old woman to death could be back in Mississippi for trial by mid to late summer.
Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says deputies are investigating the death of a cab driver who was shot in the head and robbed.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Friday that the state should defy new federal guidance that says public schools should make sure transgender students can use locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity.
A group of officials from Morocco stopped in Lowndes County lasted week to get a look at local industrial prowess.
Gov. Phil Bryant on Friday signed what may be the largest tax cut in Mississippi history, a measure that will reduce taxes by $415 million over the next 12 years.
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