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.
Mississippi lawmakers continue to push ahead with a proposal that could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation.
A 14-year-old Mississippi girl arrested in the shooting and stabbing death of her mother has been released after her father posted bond.
A 25-year-old Mississippi woman has been arrested after two of her three children drowned when she left them in a locked car and it rolled into a creek, authorities said Monday.
The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in northern Mississippi over the weekend.
It sounds counterintuitive. But Mississippi officials say parents who are about to lose their children to child welfare authorities do better when they're represented by lawyers in youth court. So officials are asking for more state money to pay for more lawyers.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission has set up a $5 million fund that could be used to expand natural gas lines in rural areas across the state.
Mississippi's job market held steady in January, with unemployment remaining at record-low levels.
Two apparent tornadoes touched down Saturday in central Arkansas, destroying shops as severe storms raking the South damaged some buildings and tore away roofs in northeast Mississippi.
A Democratic presidential hopeful is planning a televised forum from Mississippi.
Transportation officials said Tuesday that Mississippi could lose millions of federal dollars because of a bill affecting the suspension of driver's licenses.
University of Mississippi student government groups are calling for a Confederate soldier monument to be moved from a prominent spot on the Oxford campus to a Confederate cemetery in a secluded area behind a coliseum.
An electronics manufacturer is cutting jobs at a north Mississippi factory.
Tuesday was the deadline for Mississippi House and Senate committees to act on general bills that originated in the other chamber.
A defense lawyer suggested Tuesday that two Mississippi girls killed their mother in self-defense and that sheriff's deputies may have questioned them improperly.
Mississippi's State Auditor says a water management board has illegally paid itself more than $350,000 over the past two decades.
Mississippi lawmakers have real fears about "fake meat," and the state could become the latest to ban food made from plants, insects, or grown in a lab from being described as meat.
A second Mississippi man has been charged in a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million.
A student government group at the University of Mississippi is calling for the relocation of a Confederate monument to the Confederate cemetery on campus.
A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others.
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2. Suspect nabbed for harassing phone calls to business COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Man arrested for allegedly shooting into a dwelling COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY