One man pleaded guilty Friday and another was indicted on federal charges that they paid bribes and kickbacks to a former Mississippi corrections commissioner in exchange for contracts.
After three years of predictability on bond funding, officials at Mississippi's eight public universities are hoping for a new multiyear agreement with lawmakers on the level of funding they can expect.
A southern Mississippi man is hospitalized after he called the sheriff's office, brandished a pistol at deputies and was shot multiple times when he refused to drop the gun, authorities said.
The coastal city of Gautier briefly removed a Mississippi flag from a veterans' display in front of City Hall, then raised it again after veterans objected.
Oxford and Greenwood have become the latest cities to stop flying the Mississippi flag because it contains a Confederate battle emblem.
A reward is being offered to help find the man who shot a Corinth police officer.
The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that a minor earthquake has shaken Madison County.
A handful of Golden Triangle residents are among famous Mississippi residents asking the state to remove the Confederate battle emblem from its flag.
Campaign signs for the two men running for Adams County sheriff are being vandalized.
Two 19-year-olds and a 17-year-old have been arrested for allegedly shooting the windows of more than 50 vehicles in Warren County.
ix of the men accused of stealing a zoo's flamingo for a fraternity scavenger hunt have been accepted into a pretrial program that can eventually erase their court records.
A Mississippi flag flew for a few hours outside the Leflore County Courthouse, three days after supervisors voted to prohibit the banner on county property.
Gulfport police say Meridian couple has been arrested after they left their children in a hot car to go gambling at the Island View Casino.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service says a cold, wet spring has slowed cotton development by about 10 days this year.
State utility regulators agreed Thursday that Mississippi Power Co. needs more money immediately, granting the company an 18 percent rate increase that, while temporary for now, could become permanent by December.
Supporters of a citizen-led school funding initiative have lost a battle in the Mississippi Supreme Court.
A man charged in incidents initially reported as gunshots fired near a Mississippi military base remained jailed Friday and could be returned to prison.
Bond has been set at $2 million for a man who authorities allege checked into casinos in the Mississippi and Louisiana under assumed identities and using their hotels' free Wi-Fi connections to download hundreds of images of child pornography.
Some Mississippi school districts are asking a Hinds County chancery judge to reconsider his decision that legislators are not obligated to fully fund an education budget formula every year.
Tupelo and Memphis are both gearing up for Elvis Presley Week and now the U.S. Postal Service is getting involved.
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