Some Mississippi business owners who support equal treatment for gays and lesbians are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion.
Natchez and Adams County officials aren't making public any details about the sale of four acres at the local port.
A Washington-based anti-tax group is criticizing Sen. Thad Cochran for not debating challenger Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's Republican U.S. Senate primary.
Some people in Tupelo are saying that warning sirens failed to sound before a tornado struck the city Monday afternoon.
Rescuers were still looking for people missing after Monday's tornado when Louisville and Winston County officials started thinking about long-term recovery.
New figures show 61,494 Mississippi residents have signed up for private health insurance using a federal government website, out of more than 117,000 who were eligible.
Gov. Phil Bryant has signed more than 100 bills that fund state government and assorted other proposals that passed during the final days of the 2014 legislative session in early April.
A former police chief in Mississippi has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for conspiring to demand money and property from people in exchange for dropping criminal charges.
The Southern Companies says the expected startup date of its coal gas-fired power plant in Kemper County is being pushed back to the first half of 2015.
An alligator drew quite a crowd to the beach in Pass Christian on Monday before being trapped and hauled off by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
Foul weather probably won't leave Louisiana and Mississippi until Wednesday, the National Weather Service said Sunday.
Beginning July 1, Mississippi mental health care professionals will report if a committed individual has children or has visitation with minors. The information goes the Mississippi Department of Human Services, the agency responsible for child protection issues.
The future of Mississippi's only abortion clinic soon will be up to a federal appeals court.
Gov. Phil Bryant has signed bills to restore the voting rights of three people convicted of felonies.
Attorneys for death row inmate Willie Jerome Manning are arguing again that Manning deserves a new trial for killing two sisters in 1993 in Starkville.
Hancock Fabrics says it plans to stop being a publicly traded company, allowing executives to focus on improving its business.
The families that own The Oxford Eagle say they have reached an agreement to sell the nearly 150-year-old newspaper.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a 43-year-old Natchez man who was shocked with a stun gun by an Adams County deputy during a traffic stop.
Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara says deputies have arrested an estranged couple in a 2007 theft of six pounds of platinum from the DuPont DeLisle plant.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has denied the post-conviction arguments of death row inmate Eric Moffett.
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