Mississippi tax collections fell more than $85 million short of expectations in April. Officials say that's partly because a Department of Revenue staffing shortage slowed the process of depositing checks.
Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said Wednesday that he will vote for Donald Trump for president, though he acknowledged he didn't expect the New York businessman to win the Republican nomination.
Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that gives suburbs and the state some control over the Jackson airport.
Mississippi officials are monitoring four residents exposed to measles in Tennessee.
After opening the only Grammy Museum outside Los Angeles in the Mississippi Delta, the museums' director Bob Santelli had planned to bring his 28-year-old son to visit the high-tech facility honoring the cradle of the blues.
The deadline has passed for Mississippi to appeal a federal ruling against a state ban on adoption by same-sex couples.
A second round of midyear budget cuts took place just as the Mississippi Department of Revenue was swamped with thousands of individual income tax filings.
Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they're not giving up their fight.
Greene County School Superintendent Charles Breland sees the need for more Mississippians trained in computer science.
Even the Mississippi Supreme Court gets to change its mind.
A man charged in the burning death of a Mississippi woman might be taken back to that state for trial even if he is convicted on unrelated charges in Louisiana.
A new group trying to reduce metal theft from agriculture operations in Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.
The Natchez-Adams School District will pay about $127,500 to a former principal, who successfully sued the district for wrongful termination.
Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much higher than the birth rate for white teens.
Mississippi Power Co. will spend another $61 million on its overrun-plagued Kemper County power plant, pushing its total cost above $6.7 billion, the company said Tuesday.
A man has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of three people in a Mississippi county Wednesday, and authorities said the suspect is a onetime jailhouse informant whose testimony helped convict another man of four 1996 killings.
Mississippi's high school graduation rate continued its push up toward the national average in the 2014-2015 school year.
A former commissioner of the Jackson airport is suing the state over a bill that would give control of the city's two airports to a state-appointed board.
A new Mississippi law might violate a federal judge's order that blocks the state from treating same-sex couples differently from straight couples who want to marry, says an attorney who helped overturn the state's ban on gay marriage.
Portland, Maine, is banning all non-essential travel of city employees to states that enact legislation that discriminates against the gay and transsexual communities.
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