The National Weather Service confirms at least five tornadoes struck Mississippi as a storm system moved across the state Friday and Saturday.
Funeral services for former state Sen. Charles Ray Nix of Batesville will be held Saturday.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will borrow up to $145 million to renovate the Silver Star Hotel and Casino, the Golden Moon Casino and possibly build a casino in the Red Water community.
The National Park Service has awarded a grant of $34,027 to the state of Mississippi for the purchase of about one acre of land at the Brice's Crossroads Battlefield.
A severe storm system swept across Mississippi on Saturday, dumping more than an inch of rain and blowing down trees and power lines. Two deaths were blamed on the weather.
America's newest, most expensive coal-fired power plant is hailed as one of the cleanest on the planet, thanks to government-backed technology that removes carbon dioxide and keeps it out of the atmosphere. But once the carbon is stripped away, it will be used to do something that is not so green at all. It will extract oil.
Some cities say recycling is just too expensive and difficult, particularly to get a large enough percentage of households to participate to make the program cost effective.
A Mississippi man described by authorities as a major drug dealer and former record label owner has asked a federal court to throw out his 90-year prison sentence on money laundering charges.
Mississippi's largest health insurer and its second-largest hospital operator have settled their dispute.
A New Albany woman is charged in a car crash that killed a Union County sheriff's deputy.
A Booneville woman faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to passing a counterfeit bill at a supermarket in Corinth.
Alcorn State University President M. Christopher Brown II has resigned amid an investigation into university purchasing practices.
Sheriff's deputies have arrested three men in the killing of a University of Mississippi graduate student.
The Department of Defense says a Mississippi soldier is among six soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.
A man lured two brothers, ages 5 and 8, from their yard in south Mississippi and took them to his camper trailer, where he sexually abused them and slashed the older boy's throat, authorities said Thursday.
Mississippi education officials have awarded $2 million to 11 groups to provide preschool for 4-year-olds. It's Mississippi's first use of state money to pay for prekindergarten classes.
A Lumberton woman has been charged with murder after a burned infant was recovered.
Doctors will keep monitoring the mental condition of Dr. Arnold Smith, but he won't face trial for now.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's chief of staff is leaving to become campaign manager for Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
Singing River Health System's Regional Center has joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System Cancer Community Network.
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