New Orleans police say that when a would-be robber put a Mississippi tourist into a headlock, the man broke free, punched him and held him for police.
The Hinds County District Attorney's office will investigate how a staffer for state Sen. Chris McDaniel's U.S. Senate campaign and two other McDaniel supporters got locked in the county courthouse after Tuesday's primary election.
A federal grant is helping workers who lost jobs because of the April 28 tornadoes -- and more can be hired.
Establishment Republicans backing Sen. Thad Cochran launched a campaign to brand GOP challenger Chris McDaniel a candidate who would deeply cut federal education dollars on which Mississippi schools rely. The six-term senator, they said, would protect money for students and teachers.
Mississippi motorists will increasingly see flashing yellow arrows when they want to make a left turn.
No charges will be filed against a tea party officer and two others representing the challenger in a Senate primary after they became trapped in a courthouse in the middle of the night, hours after officials had gone home from counting votes.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has been elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General.
Mississippi's prison system has turned to a contractor to expand services for people released from prisons, after the town of Walnut Grove blocked the state's attempt to open its own transition center.
All Jim Livaudais has left from his service with the 82nd Airborne are his garrison cap, his decorations displayed in a shadow box and a few photos of him in uniform.
National tea party groups are divvying up the nuts and bolts of campaigning as they rush to boost Republican Chris McDaniel's effort to deny Sen. Thad Cochran a seventh term representing Mississippi.
A Republican congressman from north Mississippi is scheduled for surgery Monday to remove a small mass found on his brain.
Mississippi schools will get a one-year grace period in the state's school and district rating system as they move to a new curriculum.
The Highway Patrol says a Mississippi Department of Transportation worker has died in a two-vehicle accident near Shaw in Bolivar County.
Management & Training Corporation, which operates four prisons in Mississippi, will use dogs to combat contraband entering its facilities.
Mississippi voters already weary of the ugliest campaign in a generation are bracing for another three weeks of tear-down-your-opponent politicking.
A tea party officer and two others representing the challenger in a Senate primary became trapped in a courthouse in the middle of the night, hours after officials had gone home from counting votes, authorities said.
Black Mississippians who may usually vote Democratic are trying to swing a primary victory toward six-term incumbent Republican Sen. Thad Cochran by casting ballots in their state's GOP primary.
Steven Palazzo has won the Republican nomination in Mississippi's 4th Congressional District.
Locked in a squeaker of a race, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel pointed toward a possible June 24 runoff after battling to a near-draw Tuesday in a primary that underscored Republican differences.
Incumbent congressman Steven Palazzo was on the cusp of securing the GOP nomination for his seat against Gene Taylor, the Democrat-turned-Republican trying to win his old job back. But the race remains too close to call.
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