Rapper Snoop Dogg says he wants to create a music festival in his father's hometown so he can perform in Mississippi.
Getting better or getting worse? That's the question Mississippi leaders are debating after the third major credit rating agency warned last week that it was concerned about weakness in state finances and the overall economy.
The mothers of two slain police officers say they did not hear an in-court apology from a woman convicted for helping the alleged killer of their sons.
Mississippi's second-largest school district is at risk of state takeover because of problems meeting accreditation standards.
Mississippi officials are rolling out new ideas for pay for roads and bridges. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant says a lottery is one possibility, while House leaders are proposing a local fuel tax, subject to approval by voters in cities or counties.
Mississippi regulators want utilities to do more to hire companies based in the state, proposing an administrative rule that would require regulated private utilities to keep lists of interested companies and notify them of contracting opportunities.
A grand jury has indicted a man accused of leaving a trail of dead and wounded people and stolen cars in Mississippi, New Mexico and Kansas.
A Mississippi woman has been convicted for helping a man who was accused of killing two police officers in 2015.
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn said weeks ago that he would form a group to study the pros and cons of starting a state lottery.
Another credit rating agency is warning that the financial outlook for Mississippi government finances is weakening.
In part of a sweeping debate about the public display of Confederate symbols across the South, some black legislators in Mississippi say they are boycotting a regional meeting that their own state is hosting this summer, to protest the rebel emblem on the state flag.
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health plans to eliminate 650 positions, some through layoffs, over the next year because of state budget cuts.
The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that at least 24 tornadoes hit Mississippi during storms on Sunday.
Mississippi Power Co. is again delaying completion for its $7.3 billion Kemper County power plant.
A small Mississippi town clobbered by an apparent tornado during fierce weekend storms could be without power for days, authorities said Monday.
The new Mississippi Comprehensive Annual Financial Report has a chart that shows who is in charge of state government.
A Mississippi sheriff's deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage.
A top Democrat is calling on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to expand the list of topics for a special legislative session, but the governor's spokesman says the budget remains the only agenda item for now.
Mississippi's tax collector wants to make sure people renting rooms or vacation properties online pay sales and lodging taxes.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant is calling Mississippi legislators back to the Capitol for a special session starting June 5.
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