Some defense lawyers are calling for an independent review of cases involving a pathologist whose testimony prompted the Mississippi Supreme Court to overturn two convictions.
Tuition at Mississippi's community colleges will increase by an average of about 6 percent this fall. Of Mississippi's 15 independently governed community colleges, 11 are choosing to raise charges on students, according to figures from the state Board of Community and Junior Colleges.
Civil rights leader Medgar Evers helped create a more inclusive and open Mississippi by increasing black voter registration, Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during a service marking the 50th anniversary of Evers' assassination.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Google appears to be removing online videos that give instructions on how to buy drugs without a prescription.
Mississippi drug courts face steep budget cuts in the coming year, after demand outstripped funding.
Wildlife officials say coastal Mississippi is seeing higher than normal black bear activity this year and residents should remove attractants if one's spotted in a residential area.
Tourists will soon be able to follow a driving trail of Mississippi's Indian mounds.
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