A Mississippi police chief who had just been suspended shot and killed himself Thursday in the police department's parking lot, officials said, in what was described as "a bad day for law enforcement."
An IRS agent says that a Hattiesburg pastor took $60,000 from a federally-funded housing rehabilitation program to subsidize his church.
A white police officer is back at work in northeast Mississippi, weeks after a grand jury declined to indict him in the shooting death of a black man who ran from a traffic stop.
A south Mississippi police chief is losing his job after a newspaper reported he was clocked driving 109 mph in a city vehicle and he told officers he had consumed "at least three vodkas."
New research shows that students earning degrees in education and health-related fields from Mississippi's public universities are the most likely to stay in the state five years after graduation.
Mississippi health officials are confirming four new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 19 cases this year.
Mississippi's Republican legislative leaders have created "working groups" that will meet a few days over the next several weeks to delve into tax policies and pick apart government spending practices.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is gearing up for extra patrols to make highways and roadways safe over the Labor Day weekend.
A possible merger of Jackson-based Mississippi Baptist Health Systems and the larger Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis, Tennessee could create the largest hospital group in Mississippi.
Moss Point Chief Art McClung has been suspended without pay, pending an investigation into a report that McClung was pulled over for speeding and yet was not cited, even after he told Pascagoula officers he'd had "at least three vodkas."
A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation.
Generally, there's nothing better for a politician than spending "free" money -- cash that arrived in the treasury without lawmakers having to vote to raise taxes on their constituents.
The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing questions from U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson as to whether investigators are unfairly targeting black officials in Forrest County.
A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the shocking killing that rocked the small town communities where the women served, authorities said.
Donald Trump is linking his "movement to take back the country" to Britain's surprising vote to leave the European Union.
A Jackson insurance agent is the latest person indicted in a corruption case tied to the former head of the Mississippi prison system.
U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson said Wednesday that his chief of staff, Lanier Avant, will continue working while facing tax-evasion charges.
A top staffer for Mississippi's only Democratic member of Congress faces charges of tax evasion.
A group suing over how Mississippi's charter schools are funded and governed is pushing for a quick ruling in the case.
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