Mississippi sheriffs say they are dismayed and puzzled by Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher's decision to abolish a program that sends inmates to 30 county jails.
The wife of former Mississippi prison chief Chris Epps isn't ready to give up the Flowood house that her husband agreed to forfeit as part of a guilty plea in a bribery scheme.
Mississippi will need strong bipartisan leadership if officials want to increase the gasoline tax to pay for highways, bridges and other transportation needs, the policy director of a national group called Transportation for America told state business leaders Thursday.
Mississippi Gov. Bryant says he will act quickly to choose a new state College Board member after he moved one of his own recently confirmed board nominees into a different job.
A final pair of sentencings Thursday was supposed to wrap up the long-running federal prosecution into a group of young white men and women whose repeated assaults on African-Americans in Mississippi's capital city ended in the 2011 death of an autoworker.
Mississippi's Community College Board is likely to restart its search for an executive director after the candidate favored by half the 10-member board withdrew following a five-month stalemate over hiring her.
A huge, quirky collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia is about to be auctioned off piece-by-piece.
Two Mississippi men helped to rescue a 102-year-old neighbor and her dogs from a fire at her home.
Nissan Motor Co. is donating $500,000 to help fund exhibits and a dining area at two Mississippi history museums being built in downtown Jackson.
A conservative group announced last week that it will try to put a term-limits amendment on the Mississippi ballot, but history shows there's a good chance the proposal will never even come up for a vote.
An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal agents raided his home.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday vetoed a bill that some lawmakers said would move Mississippi away from the Common Core academic standards adopted by this state and many others.
Mississippi and the nation would be better served with more racial diversity within the Democratic and Republican parties, former Gov. Haley Barbour said Tuesday at one of the state's historically black universities.
A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 120 years in prison for trafficking spice online.
More than a dozen people will be compensated by the state of Mississippi this year for being wrongfully convicted of crimes, including one from Lowndes County and two from Noxubee County.
A group is starting a ballot initiative that proposes limiting Mississippi lawmakers and statewide elected officials to two consecutive four-year terms in the same office.
Two Mississippi prisoners condemned to death are challenging the legality of the state's lethal injection procedures.
The race for Mississippi's 1st Congressional District representative has more than $1.6 million being thrown around.
The College Board is naming former Holmes County Community College President Glenn Boyce as permanent higher education commissioner.
Brian and Laura Beth Johnston of Madison learned in December that their 4-year-old son, Fraiser, has autism.
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