State Auditor Stacey Pickering put his emergency medical training to use on Friday by helping a man who appeared to be having a seizure outside the Mississippi Capitol.
A federal judge on Friday set a jury trial next spring for a lawsuit filed by Mississippi's only abortion clinic over a new law that it says would make it shut its doors.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's dismissal of an indictment against a woman who suffered a stillbirth and was arrested in 2010 because of alleged drug use during her pregnancy.
The leader of a Senate transportation study committee proposes the state should levy $700 million in new taxes to support road maintenance as well as some other non-transportation related projects.
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed three members to the Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board, the board responsible for approving and overseeing public charter schools in Mississippi.
If a girl younger than 16 gives birth and won't name the father, a new Mississippi law -- likely the first of its kind in the country -- says authorities must collect umbilical cord blood and run DNA tests to prove paternity as a step toward prosecuting statutory rape cases.
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