As the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surges in the nation, federal funds may soon be available to cover the hospital treatments for uninsured COVID-19 patients, President Donald Trump announced Friday.
A statewide stay-at-home order took effect Friday evening in Mississippi to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus as the state's caseload continues to grow.
Mississippi residents are unlikely to find out how many ventilators are available in the state to respond to the coronavirus pandemic because the Health Department is withholding that information.
A Mississippi inmate has died after a fight with his cellmate in a privately run prison. David Young died Wednesday in a Jackson hospital after being flown there from the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in Woodville, according to a news release Thursday from Management & Training Corporation, which runs the prison.
Gov. Tate Reeves issued an executive order Wednesday for Mississippians to shelter in place in the wake of the pandemic of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Four people awaiting sentencing in a health care fraud scheme have had their hearings postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves issued his first stay-at-home order Tuesday against the new coronavirus, but it is only for one of the state's 82 counties.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is temporarily stopping in-person check-ins for people on probation, parole, house arrest or other forms of community supervision.
An inmate has died at South Mississippi Correctional Institution, and the state Department of Corrections said Tuesday that no foul play is suspected.
A Mississippi lawmaker is resigning as of Tuesday because he will not be able to collect his state government pension while serving in the state House.
Mississippi State Department of Health reported Tuesday there are now 937 confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus statewide.
A judge on the Mississippi Court of Appeals is being nominated to serve on a federal appeals court that handles cases for Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, the White House announced Monday.
As of Sunday night, 847 Mississippians are confirmed to have COVID-19, and 16 Mississippians have died from the virus, according to Mississippi State Department of Health.
Mississippi State Department of Health reported Wednesday that four more people in the state have died of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he is rejecting "dictator models like China" to strictly control people's movements to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Based on total confirmed cases, Mississippi currently has one of the nation's highest COVID-19 infection rates.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday issued an executive order that further restricts people's physical interactions to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but he is not mandating that people stay at home.
Mississippi State Department of Health reported 71 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Mississippi Tuesday morning, bringing the state's total to 320.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he is not ordering businesses to close or people to stay at home to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, in contrast to what several other governors are doing.
There are nearly 250 confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Mississippi, including two new cases in Lowndes County and three in Oktibbeha County.
1. Police release video of altercation between Huck's owner and off-duty deputy COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Update: Victim in officer-involved shooting identified COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. LCSO: Victim of fatal officer-involved shooting was armed COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Laid off Starkville resident provides meals for others during quarantine STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY