Democrat Brandon Presley says he's seeking a third term on the Mississippi Public Service Commission.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections should eliminate as many of its no-bid contracts as possible and start a competitive process to see if it can get better deals.
Both sides in a lawsuit over state funding for local school districts in Mississippi are asking a judge to rule in their favor without having a full trial in the case.
In the 2013-2014 school year, 198 teachers in Mississippi achieved the National Board Certification.
The strange recruitment of a potential $1.2 billion aluminum mill rolls on.
The reward for information about whoever burned a 19-year-old woman is nearing $18,000.
A woman once on the U.S. Marshals' Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with the death of her adopted child has died.
Severe weather slamming the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, flipped cars, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and businesses.
A federal judge has denied Google Inc.'s motion to block enforcement of a subpoena issued by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood.
The hunt for suspects continues in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive in Panola County.
Voters in November 2015 will decide a referendum to write a funding guarantee for "an adequate and efficient system of free public schools" into Mississippi's constitution.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2014 Christmas holiday enforcement period at 6 p.m. Tuesday and conclude at midnight Christmas night.
Craggy-faced and ornery, Edgar Ray Killen bears the signs of his 89 years.
Senator Charles "Chuck" Younger was sworn in on Friday to fill the District 17 seat left vacant by the late Terry Brown.
Forrest County District Attorney Patricia Burchell told the Hattiesburg American that she will ask a grand jury to indict as many as nine college students involved in the kidnapping of a flamingo from the Hattiesburg Zoo.
Google Inc. is suing Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, trying to block him from pursuing criminal charges or filing a civil lawsuit against the company.
Republican Charles "Chuck" Younger of Columbus is the newest member of the Mississippi Senate.
The former Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics director is set to head the state Department of Corrections, taking over a prison system that has been rocked by bribery charges brought against its ex-leader.
Mississippi's College Board gave final approval Thursday to plans for the state's eight public universities to raise tuition by an average of 3.2 percent this fall.
A north Mississippi resident has been arrested after authorities say she created a fundraising scam by pretending to be related to a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death earlier this month.
1. Lowndes Narcotics Unit searching for 10 suspects COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. The accidental entrepreneurs STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Dak Prescott acquitted of DUI, speeding STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Two arrested in Motel 6 robbery COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville man arrested for statutory rape COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY