The second-ranking leader of the Mississippi Senate has been found innocent of a drunken driving charge.
Mississippi's attorney general says in newly issued opinions that the Legislature cannot legally "sweep" some special funds collected by state agencies -- including his own -- into the state's main account to plug holes in next year's budget.
Tuition and required fees will rise almost 7 percent on average this fall at Mississippi's 15 community and junior colleges.
Planned Parenthood is suing Mississippi over a new state law that will ban Medicaid from spending money with any health care provider that offers abortion.
The state port is trying to land its biggest tenant.
A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Monday over challenges to a Mississippi law that could restrict access to same-sex marriage.
Protesters gathered Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol called the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag a vestige of slavery and urged Congress to erase it.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant was among a group of Republican governors meeting with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
One of the largest American botulism outbreaks in decades is being blamed on inmate-brewed alcohol that sent 17 federal prisoners to hospitals in the past week.
A Mississippi man who has been jailed nearly 11 years without going to trial will be transferred to a state mental health facility, attorneys said Monday.
Rescuers on Saturday recovered the body of a second man who disappeared in a landslide at a gravel pit in southern Mississippi earlier this month.
House Republican leaders have blocked a Democratic congressman from Mississippi from offering legislation to ban Confederate imagery from the House side of the Capitol complex.
Rescue crews found the body of one of two men missing in a landslide at a gravel pit in southern Mississippi early Thursday and used their hands to dig through mud and slush to free him from a piece of heavy equipment, a state official said.
The Mississippi State Department of Health has already laid off some workers in recent months because of state spending constraints and will cut more jobs after the new budget year begins July 1, the department's director told lawmakers Wednesday.
The head of the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division says there's more work to be done to guarantee the rights of citizens in Mississippi and nationwide.
Attorneys for the Mississippi House speaker say it doesn't matter that bills were read aloud at a superfast pace during a legislative dispute.
State Auditor Stacey Pickering is being called to active duty in the Mississippi Air National Guard.
Officials trying to recover the bodies of two men buried when a gravel pit caved in Friday say they hope heavier pumps will help dig out the men, who were buried under 10 to 12 feet of mud along with their equipment.
Five applications for new charter schools are moving forward in Mississippi after operators initially expressed interest in opening 14 schools.
Mississippi lawmakers this year rejected a proposal to stop making liars of their fellow citizens, at least when it comes to early voting.
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