Officials say two tornadoes touched down in northern Mississippi.
The U.S. Justice Department and private plaintiffs are spurning the latest desegregation plan from a Mississippi school district.
Thirteen years ago, Chad Clardy dove into recovery, and he hasn't come up for air since.
Four prominent businessmen and a woman long active in Republican politics are among those casting Mississippi's electoral votes for president.
Almost 100,000 Mississippians have signed up for the Mississippi No Call Registry for cellphones in just six months.
Gay rights groups and others are asking a federal appeals court to keep blocking a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is searching for a new public safety commissioner as the current one prepares to retire after a rocky tenure.
November was a bleak month for Mississippi tax collections.
A Mississippi man sentenced to death for the murder of a community college student won consent from the state's highest court Thursday to challenge a lethal injection drug that's been blamed for botched executions and other problems around the country.
Mississippi is reorganizing how it provides federally subsidized child care to thousands of low-income children, with the Department of Human Services saying it's trying to create a better-integrated system that focuses on how well children are being prepared for kindergarten.
Mississippi could improve public safety by investing in programs that help people get their lives on track as they leave prison, state Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher said Monday.
The Mississippi attorney general's office says the state cannot be sued over the death of a Gaming Commission agent killed during a training exercise.
The King of Rock 'n' Roll and four others are being named to the Mississippi Hall of Fame.
Directors of Mississippi government agencies should get accustomed to one word as the 2017 legislative session approaches. "No."
There is a constant need for qualified teachers in public schools.
Mississippi turned over the calendar to begin its bicentennial year as a state on Friday with the state's first lady, Deborah Bryant, embodying the spirit of the Hospitality State.
Top lawmakers are proposing a Mississippi budget that would be 3 percent smaller for the coming year.
Fired, criminally charged and with her state teaching license on the line, Linda Winters-Johnson admitted Wednesday that she'd been wrong to drag a special education student by the hair across the gym floor at Greenville High School.
A Mississippi utility regulator wants to consider giving some active-duty members of the military breaks on their electrical and natural gas bills.
Attorneys for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant have asked a federal appeals court not to revive a lawsuit that sought to erase the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.
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