A biology professor charged with killing three of her colleagues at an Alabama university has been indicted in the 1986 shooting death of her brother in Massachusetts, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Jackson police say a Vicksburg man stopped a break-in of his car, but was hit and killed by the burglars as they sped off in their own car.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is raising rates for a fifth straight month due to higher fuel costs, adding up to $4 a month for residential customers.
Franklin County officials say a 4-year-old boy who had been reported missing was found inside his family's parked car and died from hyperthermia.
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JACKSON -- Nearly a third of Mississippi households aren't earning enough to pay for their own basic needs such as housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and state and federal taxes, according to a report Wednesday.
Summer enrollment at Mississippi University for Women is up almost 17 percent.
Army Staff Sgt. Robert N. Barton, a Mississippi native, was killed this past weekend when a bomb exploded near his military vehicle in Afghanistan.
Mississippi lawmakers holding hearings about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill were hoping to hear directly from BP executives to get a better idea about the scope of the problem. They got a letter instead.
In January, four students at Mississippi University for Women were killed in a fire at the Days Inn in Hoover, Ala. The blaze raged out of control largely because the motel was -- legally -- not equipped with sprinklers.
On June 18, Earnest Eichelberger of Macon will host the fifth annual scholarship banquet, in honor of his son, Micheal Sherrod Eichelberger, who died unexpectedly in 2005, six weeks before his senior prom.
U.S. Rep. Travis Childers, D-Miss., says he's not on the campaign trail yet, but he was on the move in Columbus Thursday.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to grant resort status to the Prairie Wildlife Preserve.
Gov. Haley Barbour says he's asked BP and the White House to put more boats off the Mississippi coast to intercept oil after a two-mile long slick of crude washed up Tuesday on a barrier island.
Alabama Gov. Bob Riley is angry about U.S. Coast Guard decisions he says have left parts of the northern Gulf Coast vulnerable to pollution from the Gulf oil spill.
Turnout was low in Lowndes County and other north Mississippi counties for Tuesday's 1st Congressional District race, voters and election officials said.
Unofficial results from Tuesday's three-person GOP primary in the 1st District show Alan Nunnelee, a state senator from Tupelo, defeated former Eupora Mayor Henry Ross and Fox News analyst Angela McGlowan of Oxford.
JACKSON - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Tuesday that oil from a gushing undersea well in the Gulf of Mexico is hitting the state for the first time.
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