The mayor of a 1,600-resident Quitman County town has been indicted on charges that he sexually abused two children.
Most candidates at the Neshoba County Fair went out of their way Wednesday to promote their conservative credentials to an audience that was mostly white and, judging by the applause, mostly in support of gun rights and opposed to abortion, same-sex marriage and Common Core academic standards.
An investigator says a transgender teenager who was found buried on the suspect's father's property in George County earlier this year was beaten to death.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is calling for an investigation of some election literature that has been mailed before the Tuesday primary election.
A George County man accused in the murder of a transgender teenager is due in George County Justice Court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.
Federal authorities say a man deported to Mexico six times has been found in the United States without permission again, this time after an arrest in Mississippi.
Second-term Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering is defending his campaign spending on travel, vehicles and a garage door.
Mississippi investigators said Thursday that they are trying to find people who might have been involved in a road dispute just before a crash that killed a black man wearing a Confederate military hat.
A Mississippi Democrat is among the members of Congress traveling to Africa with President Barack Obama.
Mississippi Power Co. is telling regulators that the company wants bill credits to be the default option when refunding the $350 million the company collected from customers for its Kemper County power plant.
A Tennessee man who died after witnesses say was he hog-tied face-down on a stretcher was at the hospital for an hour and a half before his death and was "breathing fine" and "kicking and screaming" during that time, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Eleven people have been arrested in a weeklong string of vandalism in Vicksburg that authorities say caused thousands of dollars in damage and destroyed more than three dozen windows of business and vehicles.
In a town where Confederate soldier statues stand sentinel on the courthouse square and a university campus, Anthony Hervey remained an anomaly -- a black man who draped himself in the Confederate battle flag and publicly declared his loyalty to the secessionist Lost Cause and his belief that the Civil War was not fought over slavery.
A Tennessee man who died hours after he was detained by police in Mississippi had been hogtied face-down on a stretcher, according to a witness.
Lex Jackson has owned Reed's Department Store in Columbus for 42 years, including the past 18 at the store's current location in Jackson Square.
A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car accident.
Hundreds gathered Sunday night at a baseball park in a small Mississippi town to remember a black man who died after a physical encounter with a white police officer and to call for action.
An attorney for the family of a black man who died following an encounter with a white police officer in a Mississippi town says the cause of death was strangulation.
For the first time since alligator hunting began in Mississippi, public water alligator hunting permits went on sale on a first come, first served basis Tuesday, and all 920 permits sold within 45 minutes.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CMSD releases further information on superintendent candidates COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Photos: Budweiser Clydesdales in Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. More Highway 12 work begins STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY