When it comes to companies to provide future standardized tests in Mississippi, the ACT organization says it's out. But it's not yet clear who's in.
Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Monday floated a larger $555 million tax cut proposal with more income tax cuts, setting the stage for negotiations as the end of the legislative session approaches.
Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson says deputies have arrested a landlord who is accused of setting two of his tenants on fire.
Authorities say a 35-year-old man shot and killed by a Pike County deputy tried to run down the deputy with an ATV.
Attorney General Jim Hood is asking a Hinds County judge to keep secret the identity of Mississippi's execution drug supplier while the state appeals an order to release the name.
The former bassist for 3 Doors Down has pleaded no contest to a second-offense drug-related charge of driving while impaired.
Nearly two years ago, the newly formed Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition was preparing to make life uncomfortable for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.
Former 3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell is set to go to trial in D'Iberville Monday on a charge of second-offense driving under the influence of a substance other than alcohol.
The Mississippi River at Natchez is expected to rise 6.6 feet in the next two weeks, placing it just below flood level early in the spring rise season.
A Mississippi man on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of murder in the 2013 slaying of an openly gay candidate for mayor of Clarksdale.
A bill headed to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant would let people put real estate into trusts for up to 110 years, and money, stocks or other financial assets into trusts for up to 360 years.
A proposal to create state-funded vouchers for a small fraction of special education students is moving forward in the Mississippi Legislature.
Jurors will have to decide whether they believe Lawrence Reed acted with premeditation when he killed Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian in 2013.
Health insurers would be banned from making patients pay higher out-of-pocket costs for oral medication taken at home than for chemotherapy received in a health care facility, under a bill moving through the Mississippi Legislature.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has delivered a check totaling just over $30 million to the state treasury from litigation involving cases against Standard & Poor's and Capital One Bank.
When the U.S. Supreme Court announces its ruling on the legality of federal subsides for Americans who enrolled for health care through the federal health care marketplace, the decision could have a direct impact on roughly 100,000 Mississippians.
Mississippi could become the third state to sign onto a plan for a nationwide constitutional convention to force the federal government to balance its budget and require states' permission to increase national debt.
A Philadelphia woman has been arrested for allegedly exploiting a person under her care.
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.
2. Jailers disciplined in wake of inmate escape COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Fire badly damages east Columbus home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. West Point man arrested for firing shots outside Falcon Field during game COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville weighing e-cigarette ban STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY