University of Mississippi supporters are seeking to raise $1.5 million to honor outgoing Chancellor Dan Jones.
A tip from a Mississippi resident led authorities to one of the FBI's most wanted criminals Saturday in Virginia.
A national report published Tuesday finds that 57,000 of the 400,000 American children in the child welfare system live in group homes.
A Florida advocate of legalizing marijuana says a threat prompted him to withdraw his offer to pay supporters of Mississippi's petition drive to gather signatures on petitions for a statewide election.
Police say a man who was the victim of a robbery has shot and killed one of the robbers.
Club Ebony was once a hopping juke joint, a place where blues masters B.B. King, Little Milton and Howlin' Wolf performed for residents of this humble farming community looking to spice up their Saturday nights with dinner, dancing and maybe some drinks.
Deborah Gilbert will become the interim leader of Mississippi Community College Board.
Mississippi Power Co. filed three proposals Friday with the Public Service Commission seeking higher rates to pay for the $6.2 billion power plant that it's building in Kemper County.
The gun used to fatally shoot two Hattiesburg police officers has been found.
Several hundred law enforcement officers, including several from as far away as New York City, paid their respects Thursday to the family of a slain Mississippi police officer.
Attorneys for Mississippi death row inmate Willie Jerome Manning say they hope results of recent DNA tests will exonerate him and get him out of prison.
Mississippi Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker are supporting legislation to expand energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.
Democrat Walter Zinn got the most votes in a congressional special election in north Mississippi this week, and he and Republican Trent Kelly advanced to a June 2 runoff.
A fifth person was arrested Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of two Mississippi police officers last weekend.
Hancock County narcotics agents said they've seized 22 marijuana plants growing outside a home in Kiln, and arrested a man, woman and their son.
Authorities said late Tuesday that they want to question two more people in connection with the fatal shooting of two Mississippi police officers last weekend.
Vicki Slater, one of the Democrats running for Mississippi governor, said Tuesday that she wants to do two things Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has not done: fully fund a state education budget formula and expand Medicaid as allowed by a federal health law.
Democrat Walter Zinn and Republican Trent Kelly will spend the next three weeks competing for support in a north Mississippi congressional race after emerging from a field of 13 candidates in a special election.
Marvin Banks' drug use and drinking had worsened in recent years and he was hearing voices in his head.
A Mississippi Subway restaurant employee has been fired after posting a photo on Facebook that appeared to show her in uniform celebrating the killing of two police officers in Hattiesburg.
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