Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says deputies are investigating the death of a cab driver who was shot in the head and robbed.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Friday that the state should defy new federal guidance that says public schools should make sure transgender students can use locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity.
A group of officials from Morocco stopped in Lowndes County lasted week to get a look at local industrial prowess.
Gov. Phil Bryant on Friday signed what may be the largest tax cut in Mississippi history, a measure that will reduce taxes by $415 million over the next 12 years.
A man accused in the burning death of a north Mississippi teenager will head back there after pleading guilty in Louisiana on Thursday to a theft charge related to the death of another woman.
Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that raises penalties for synthetic marijuana.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has suspended all city-sponsored travel to North Carolina and Mississippi due to the states' new transgender laws.
The Mississippi Medicaid program will be banned from spending money with any facility that performs elective abortions under a new law that takes effect July 1.
A 12-year-old who narrowly escaped being shot by his father watched in a Mississippi courtroom Wednesday as the man told a judge he killed the boy's mother, grandmother and another man.
A 2-year-old girl has been found dead inside her mother's car at a Mississippi daycare.
Mississippi legislative leaders said Tuesday that they overestimated how much money the state could collect during the coming budget year by more than $56 million.
Advocates for children agreed to give Mississippi more time to improve the state's child welfare system under a deal presented Tuesday to a federal judge.
Another group is challenging a Mississippi law that will let workers cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage to deny services to people.
A man accused of burning a teen to death in Mississippi goes on trial Thursday in another case in Louisiana, where he is charged with using the debit card of a woman who was stabbed to death.
Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis has lost in court again.
A bill on Gov. Phil Bryant's desk could shorten the time it takes physicians licensed in other states to practice in Mississippi.
The American Civil Liberties Union and a gay couple are suing the state of Mississippi over a law to allow workers to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage as a reason to deny people services.
Mississippi Republican Trent Lott wasn't known for hugging Democrats and singing "Kumbaya" as U.S. Senate majority leader.
Same-sex couples across Mississippi are finalizing adoptions now that the state's ban on such adoptions has ended.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant told social workers and others at a conference Friday that his administration is committed to improving the troubled foster-care system.
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