A new report from a legislative watchdog agency questions how education officials are running a program to fund preschool classes for some Mississippi 4-year-olds, and says students in those classes performed worse in 2014 than students in other prekindergarten classes taught by public school districts.
A junior high school was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after what appeared to be a homemade bomb was found in the library.
The Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee is endorsing Jeb Bush for president.
Four Mississippi universities will play in postseason football bowl games, and tickets are on sale.
The Supreme Court appears ready to impose limits on lawsuits in a Native American court against people who are not members of the Indian tribe.
Associate State Supreme Court Justice David Chandler is stepping down from the bench to take over Mississippi's troubled foster care system.
A plane carrying actor Morgan Freeman and his pilot blew a tire on takeoff from a Mississippi airport and made an emergency landing in which its landing gear collapsed and the plane ran off the side of a runway, authorities said. No one was injured.
Natchez Police Chief Daniel White says an officer has been shot and the officer's wife is accused.
The National Labor Relations Board is charging Nissan Motor Co. and a contract worker agency with violating workers' rights at the company's Mississippi plant.
The sun will rise on residential solar panels in Mississippi, but it's unclear how bright their future will be.
The Tupelo City Council has approved the purchase of 75 body cameras at a total cost of around $60,000.
A medical examiner's autopsy reports that a Tennessee man died of accidental "complications of LSD toxicity" in police custody earlier this year in Mississippi.
Two years after their divorce filing got entangled in Mississippi's efforts to prevent same-sex marriage, a judge Tuesday dissolved the legal union of Lauren Czekala-Chatham and Dana Ann Melancon.
Mississippi Power Co. said Tuesday it will spend at least another $62 million to finish the power plant it's building in Kemper County, pushing total costs to nearly $6.5 billion.
Chicken Soup for the Soul" is coming to the small screen.
A 45-year-old Biloxi man accused in the shooting death of a Waffle House server after she told him not to smoke made his first court appearance and asked about the death penalty.
Roughly 20 percent of Mississippi legislative seats will turn over to a different person when the four-year term begins in January, with new members bringing fresh perspectives.
A customer pulled out a gun and shot and killed an employee at a Waffle House restaurant in Mississippi on Friday after she asked him not to smoke, police said.
Officials in Louise, a Mississippi town of 200, say they'll take refugees from Syria, even though Gov. Phil Bryant has said he'll do "everything humanly possible" to keep such resettlements away from Mississippi.
Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him.
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