A study group will gather facts about lotteries in other states but won't make a recommendation either for or against creating a game of chance in Mississippi, its leader says.
Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former corrections commissioner to nearly 20 years in prison for crimes connected to more than $1.4 million in bribes.
Services have been set for a 6-year-old boy shot to death after a car theft outside a Jackson grocery store.
Black lawmakers in Mississippi are demanding the resignation of a white colleague who said Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments.
Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students in violation of the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a legal group alleged Tuesday.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he won't ask lawmakers to consider a lottery during a special session next month.
Three people accused of killing a 6-year-old boy in Mississippi were denied bail Monday as prosecutors consider whether to seek the death penalty against one of them.
A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states.
Three Mississippi teenagers charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy are expected to make initial court appearances.
Few political observers think former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove has much chance of winning his lawsuit trying to force the Legislature to spend the full amount demanded by Mississippi's school funding formula.
A Mississippi teenager charged with murder in the death of a 6-year-old told investigators that the boy was actually shot by another of the three teen suspects, according to an investigator's sworn statement.
Two Mississippi legislators are suing Republican Gov. Phil Bryant and others, saying a state law allowing governors to make midyear budget cuts is unconstitutional.
Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother's stolen car and the suspects will be charged with capital murder, authorities said.
Federal prosecutors won't seek civil rights charges against a white Mississippi police officer in the June 2016 fatal shooting of a black man following a foot chase.
A civil rights group is asking the NCAA to move a regional softball tournament out of Mississippi because the state flag contains the Confederate battle emblem.
A judge has denied a request for a new trial of a Mississippi woman convicted in connection with the slaying of two Hattiesburg police officers.
A Mississippi man received a 49-year prison sentence Monday for the first-ever conviction on federal hate crime charges arising from the killing of a transgender woman.
About 130 soldiers of the Tupelo-based 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment are deploying for about 10 months in support of Operation Joint Guardian.
A Mississippi-based business is recalling about 130,000 pounds of meat and poultry frozen entree products due to bacterial contamination.
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