A 24-year-old veteran who lost an eye after taking a grenade blast in Afghanistan to save a fellow Marine received the nation's highest military honor Thursday in a somber White House ceremony.
Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre pitches his support for Sen. Thad Cochran in a new TV ad paid for by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The College Board is likely to decide today how large of a budget increase it will seek from Mississippi lawmakers.
Six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran is trying to survive an intense tea party challenge in Mississippi by reaching out to union members and black voters -- two groups that traditionally support Democrats.
An investigation shows a county employee let three tea party members into the Hinds County Courthouse after everyone went home election night, according to District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is investigating its first potential case of chikungunya (chik-en-gun-ye) virus, a mosquito-borne illness traditionally found in Africa and Asia.
The fungus that causes a deadly bat disease has been found for the first time in Mississippi, though the disease itself has not been found there.
It takes between 6 million and 11 million gallons of water to frack an oil well in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation of southwest Mississippi and central Louisiana.
Tuition at Mississippi's junior and community colleges will increase by an average of about 4 percent this fall, according to figures from the state Board of Community and Junior Colleges.
KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons.
The case against a 20-year-old Memphis man, arrested during an undercover drug bust in Southaven in which another suspect was killed, is going to a DeSoto County grand jury.
Mississippi has sued Experian, the world's largest firm that collects detailed information about consumers to evaluate their financial trustworthiness.
Roy DeBerry learned at an early age what could happen to a black boy who violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code.
Nearly two decades ago, Hank T. Holmes oversaw the release of records from the defunct Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, a segregationist agency that spied on civil rights workers.
The Harrison County Coroner's Office has identified a man killed in a shooting at Biloxi apartment complex on Saturday night.
A Chattanooga man recently added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's "Top 10 Most Wanted" list has been captured in Mississippi.
The father of a Lauderdale County Sheriff's deputy is charged with arson in a March 12 fire that destroyed his son's house.
Picture students in a classroom, poring for weeks over Spoon Jackson, Eudora Welty, Langston Hughes and others.
Haley Barbour almost certainly isn't running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in the state's battle for the GOP Senate nomination.
Opponents of a Mississippi law could be like ants at the state's annual New York picnic. Those protesting the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which takes effect July 1, say it could sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians.
1. Supervisors approve legal, hospital consultant's contracts STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. No one charged after child left alone at hotel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Veterinarian questions eagle's cause of death COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Mayoral candidate faces lunacy hearing COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Hainsey still optimistic about acquiring westbound air service COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY