With leaders of an eastern Mississippi school district themselves admitting they won't be able to pay their bills by August, the state took the first step Wednesday toward taking the schools over.
The Mississippi attorney general said Wednesday he's investigating a $2 million road that was planned to connect a suburban Jackson shopping center to two gated neighborhoods, including one where the lieutenant governor lives.
The publisher of a weekly newspaper in south Mississippi says he unwittingly gave a car ride to a convicted murderer who had just escaped from a state prison near his home.
A Missouri appeal over whether lethal injection would violate the Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment could delay a Mississippi case over similar issues.
Republican Shad White was sworn in Tuesday as Mississippi's new state auditor, and in a brief speech he pledged to protect taxpayers' money.
End-of-the year revenue collections suggest Mississippi's lawmakers could have a little extra money to spend when they return for their election-year session in January 2019.
An appeals court will hear arguments in September as a Mississippi family tries to revive a $35 million wrongful death lawsuit over a police shooting.
Mississippi is updating a voter registration deadline to meet a requirement of a 1993 federal law, giving people a bit more time to register so they can vote in runoff elections for federal offices.
Mississippi's new commissioner of higher education plans a listening tour to meet with students, faculty, staff and others.
The same day an appointed U.S. senator in Mississippi said she has raised more than $1.6 million in campaign cash, one of her opponents released a list of policy positions.
A year after a U.S. Marine Corps plane broke into pieces high in the sky and slammed into a Mississippi soybean field, relatives and friends are keeping alive the memories of the 15 Marines and Navy corpsman who died in the crash.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming the state's first 2018 case of West Nile virus.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he did not pressure the Mississippi Department of Transportation to build a $2 million road near his gated neighborhood.
A sheet-metal fabricator is expanding in northeast Mississippi.
Nissan Motor Co. is naming a new leader for its Mississippi assembly plant.
Two former employees of a Mississippi veterans home have been charged with manslaughter in the 2017 death of a 93-year-old World War II veteran.
Two Mississippi history museums have attracted more visitors in their first seven months than officials predicted for an entire year.
The head of the Mississippi's road-building agency says political pressure is why her cash-strapped department is building a $2 million access road to a gated subdivision where Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves lives.
A Mississippi man stabbed his mother and grandmother in a federal government office Monday and was then shot to death by a security guard.
A Mississippi judge on Monday denied an attempt to throw a prosecutor off a murder case in which a man is accused of setting a woman on fire.
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