A New Albany police officer has been suspended with pay during an investigation about whether he punched a spectator at Saturday's Ole Miss-LSU football game.
The U.S. appears to be winning the war on homelessness.
A Mississippi inmate has been charged with running a jailhouse scam that bilked money out of other prisoners' families by pretending to be an elected official or federal judge and promising to get early release for their loved ones in exchange for money, Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday.
An independent autopsy shows a Tennessee man died in Mississippi police custody because he was hog-tied for an extended period and not because he took LSD, an attorney for the man's family said Wednesday.
Members of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus said Wednesday that they will oppose any effort by Republicans to push tax cuts during the 2016 session.
Mississippi's Phil Bryant is joining several other governors in saying they want to block the federal government from putting any Syrian refugees in their states.
A volunteer firefighter badly burned in a 2001 blaze has received the most extensive face transplant ever, covering his skull and much of his neck, a New York hospital announced Monday.
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn has been traveling the state telling voters the same thing months: If you want your man's voice to be heard at the Capitol, you'd better make sure he's a Republican.
Conflicting rulings about whether women should have to cross state lines to obtain an abortion could prompt the Supreme Court to take up its first case on the hot-button social issue since 2007.
The Tupelo Airport Authority will review the four airlines bidding to provide service and plans to have a recommendation by the end of the month.
Ocean Springs police have arrested a 35-year-old man accused of assaulting a teenage carhop at a Sonic Drive-In.
The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee says he's supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton for president in 2016.
A bond rating agency downgraded Mississippi Power Co.'s debt to the lowest investment-grade level, saying the election of two new members of the state Public Service Commission "increases regulatory uncertainty."
Tragedy has again touched the family of fallen Hattiesburg Police Officer Benjamin J. Deen.
Family and friends of a 6-year-old boy killed when marshals in a Louisiana town opened fire on a vehicle were gathering for the boy's funeral service Monday afternoon.
A Saturday night cave-in of a Meridian restaurant's parking lot that swallowed 12 cars was not the result of a sinkhole, a city official said Sunday.
In the wake of another electoral debacle for Mississippi's Democrats, it's time to pull V.O. Key down off the bookshelf.
Four lesbian couples pressed a federal judge on Friday to overturn Mississippi's last-in-the-nation ban on allowing same-sex couples to adopt, but lawyers for the state argued the lawsuit should be tossed out.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is traveling to Israel for a week with a delegation of state economic development employees and private business executives.
Republicans are closer to having a three-fifths majority in the Mississippi House for the coming term because a newly re-elected Democrat said Thursday that he is jumping to the GOP.
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