A bill banning texting while driving now awaits Gov. Phil Bryant's signature after lawmakers approved the measure Monday.
A political blogger who shook up last year's Senate election by photographing U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's bedridden wife is set for trial March 30.
Trial began Monday for a man accused of killing Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian in 2013.
The next time Mississippi lawmakers say the state can't afford something, don't believe them.
The state Bureau of Narcotics is seeking to overturn a judge's ruling that its seizure of cash and other items during a drug bust in 2013 was illegal because the search warrant failed to include a description of the place to be searched.
A judge has rejected the Mississippi Department of Corrections' attempt to keep secret the pharmacy that supplies a crucial execution drug.
The mayor who led Biloxi through the long casino boom of the 1990s and its recovery from 2005's Hurricane Katrina is resigning.
Wealthy people would be allowed to put property in trust for up to 360 years in Mississippi, under a bill that advanced another step Thursday in the state Senate.
When word began to spread about a proposed ban on a popular type of ammunition, the market responded faster than a speeding bullet.
Current seniors in Mississippi public schools could become the first in nearly 30 years to graduate without passing an exit exam.
Attorney Chip Mills of Fulton is entering a special election to fill an empty U.S. House seat in north Mississippi.
Southern Co. announced Tuesday that it projects at least another $26 million in spending to complete its construction of a power plant in eastern Mississippi.
The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months.
House Speaker Philip Gunn used an analogy involving goats and church tithing Monday to make the point that Mississippi would never lose money under a long-term proposal to phase out the state personal income tax.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is among the leaders of a new economic development firm formed by Ridgeland-based Butler Snow LLP.
It's election year, and Mississippi policymakers are engaged in an escalating debate over who can offer the biggest, juiciest tax cut.
Attorneys for death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford will argue before the Mississippi Supreme Court March 23 that the man's 1994 rape conviction should be tossed out because he received poor legal representation at his trial.
Former longtime Mississippi Speaker of the House Tim Ford has died of a heart attack.
Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices said Thursday that the court should find the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and not wait for a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
A businessman says a former Mississippi prison official solicited the first in a series of bribes that eventually mounted to $1.5 million.
1. Little rescinds call for alcohol referendum STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Man accused of siccing pit bull on officer slated for trial COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Energy efficiency program improves 139 local homes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Juvenile arrested for firing gun in air near MUW COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY