The new Mississippi Lottery could start selling tickets sometime during the final half of this year, a board member for the Mississippi Lottery Corporation said Monday.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday embraced a congressional proposal to study a framework for reparations to African-Americans hurt by the legacy of slavery as the best way to begin a "national, full-blown conversation" on the issue.
A former Mississippi Gulf Coast police officer told a judge Monday that she had sex with her supervisor and then fell asleep while her 3-year-old daughter was dying inside an overheated patrol car.
A Catholic diocese in Mississippi is releasing names of clergy members it says have been credibly accused of sexual abuse.
The U.S. Department of Labor says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at a Mississippi manufacturing facility.
A new law says Mississippi can borrow money to build a long-term care facility for children with complex medical conditions.
Mississippi lawmakers are aiming for an early end to their scheduled 90-day session.
The Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman said Mississippi's governor is "clearly despicable" for not acknowledging work by the state's only black congressman to get the home of a slain civil rights leader named a national monument.
A federal judge has approved an extension of settlement talks in a lawsuit claiming a soybean seed company purposely sold faulty seeds to black farmers in Mississippi.
Someone fatally shot the former boyfriend of a Mississippi woman who was burned to death, and investigators are questioning a suspect, authorities said Friday.
Mississippi's white Republican governor and the state's only black Democratic congressman are feuding over who should get credit for the home of a slain civil rights leader becoming a national monument.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks says three more cases of chronic wasting disease have been confirmed.
Wednesday was the deadline for the Mississippi House and Senate to act on general bills that originated in the other chamber.
A maker of small engines is consolidating operations from Wisconsin to Mississippi, with plans to hire 250 people there over the next two years.
Officials say the tourism group promoting southern Mississippi has a new name and slogan.
An airline serving a Mississippi Delta airport is adding service to Atlanta while dropping service to Nashville, Tennessee.
The Mississippi home of a slain civil rights leader became a national monument Tuesday as President Donald Trump signed a bill establishing the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument in Jackson.
A state agency in Mississippi has spent nearly $18,000 challenging another agency's $200 fine.
Nissan Motor Co. says fewer contract workers than previously announced were laid off from its Mississippi plant.
The dam finally broke Monday on Mississippi lawmakers' desires to boost teacher pay by more than the pair of $500 raises over the next two years that leaders had originally proposed.
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