The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new case of West Nile virus.
Mississippi's most recent Republican primary for U.S. Senate was hard-fought and ugly, and it might be a preview of things to come in 2018.
A former Mississippi police officer whose daughter died in a hot car has been indicted on a second-degree-murder charge.
The federal health insurance market for individuals won't open for enrollment until Nov. 1, but regulators, insurers and those who help Mississippians find coverage are already dealing with waves of uncertainty.
Charter schools could grow more rapidly in Mississippi, fueled by $15 million over five years that the U.S. Department of Education awarded to the state Thursday.
Mississippi's constitution bars its citizens from voting ever again after being convicted of certain felonies.
Mississippi State Auditor Stacey Pickering on Thursday accused the Mississippi Department of Education of breaking state laws governing contracts and said he's continuing to investigate problems.
Mississippi is sending 202 national guard members and their equipment to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help after Hurricane Irma.
A restaurant chain discriminated against the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal woman by refusing to let her wear a denim skirt instead of blue jeans while she worked as a waitress, a federal agency says in a lawsuit.
A state government watchdog agency is criticizing the Mississippi Department of Education for issuing contracts without taking bids, even though the contractors were paid more than the amounts that trigger bid requirements.
The U.S. Supreme Court is giving Mississippi more time to respond to a lawsuit that challenges the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.
It's beginning to sound like 2010 again at the Public Service Commission.
The Mississippi Medicaid program is requesting more money to pay for services during the state budget year that ends in June.
Mississippi government agencies are seeking about $800 million more for the coming year -- roughly a 13 percent increase in a $6 billion budget. But legislators warn that with slow economic growth, there won't be enough new tax revenue to cover all the requests.
Mississippi civil rights sites, including the home of slain leader Medgar Evers, should be considered for national monument designation, the U.S. interior secretary says in a memo to President Donald Trump.
A Mississippi teacher is out of the classroom after a racist Facebook post.
New government data show Mississippi children aren't getting fatter, and may be getting skinnier.
Years after it traded Colonel Reb for a bear, the University of Mississippi could again change its sidelines sports mascot.
Police say a man wearing a Jason Voorhees mask from the horror movie "Friday the 13th" shot three people in Mississippi, killing one and injuring two.
A civil rights activist who wrote about challenging segregation in the South was honored in her hometown, two years after her death.
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