Officials say a man bit a deputy, and then complimented the deputy on his taste.
A Mississippi congressman is trying to prevent deportation of an immigrant who spoke out against President Donald Trump's policies.
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker is planning a Saturday visit with Navy officials and pilots stationed at the Naval Air Station in Meridian.
Mississippi tax collections picked up slightly in March, after months of being in the doldrums.
A review by the Mississippi auditor's office found pornography and other explicit material on computers that some public schools issued to middle school and high school students.
Mississippi Power Co. said Monday that it needs one more month and another $99 million to finish its $7.2 billion Kemper County power plant.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has again proclaimed April to be Confederate Heritage Month.
A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek was among five people killed in storms across the South.
A federal appeals court has blocked an African-American attorney's effort to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi state flag. He says he'll take the case to the Supreme Court.
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn says he will appoint a committee to study the pros and cons of creating a state lottery.
The Mississippi Legislature ended its 2017 regular session Wednesday, but will have to return later to pass budgets for the attorney general's office and the Department of Transportation.
McCormick & Co. will open a distribution center in north Mississippi, investing $6 million in equipment and hiring 48 workers.
Mississippi lawmakers Tuesday gave Gov. Phil Bryant permission to withdraw another $50 million from state reserves to cover deficits in the budget year that ends June 30.
Lawmakers want Mississippi to change how it handles executions, with changes meant to overcome legal challenges to execution drugs, and possibly allow the state to use electrocution and the firing squad as death penalty methods.
A bill defining domestic violence in is on its way to the governor's desk.
Wilson F. "Bill" Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, died Tuesday at his home in Jackson. He was 94.
Mississippi House and Senate leaders publicly bickered but failed to agree on a transportation spending plan before a Monday night deadline, likely forcing the governor to call lawmakers back for a special session before the budget year begins July 1.
Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law Monday banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally, saying he wants Mississippi to help federal agencies arrest people without legal status.
The Mississippi legislature inched toward a budget Sunday, after a contentious process the day before.
A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."
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