Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Magnolia State students are ready for college by the standards of the test.
Blues musician Eddie "Son" House will be honored with a Mississippi Blues Trail maker in Rochester, New York.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says a young woman is being charged with kidnapping after she was found with a missing 3-year-old boy.
A Tupelo woman has been indicted on charges of taking money from residents at an assistant living facility.
SeaPort Airlines has agreed to end its passenger service in Tupelo.
Security camera footage in a Lumberton Shell Station caught a person stealing a $26 lighter. That person turned out to be a city alderman.
Mississippi has two new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the total of laboratory-confirmed cases this year to 13.
John Grisham says being on the losing side of a Mississippi political fight gave him plenty of time to write big chunks of his first two legal thrillers, "A Time to Kill" and "The Firm."
On Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary, is it time to take off the chip?
Twenty-nine Mississippi properties lost to Hurricane Katrina are being immortalized with cast aluminum markers.
icksburg police say a pistol engraved with the name of former Mississippi Gov. Kirk Fordice and seized in a Jackson drug raid had been stolen from a truck owned by a relative.
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.
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