A judge defended complaints that he's been moving too slowly after having two cases taken from him, including a long-running lawsuit that Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood filed against Entergy Corp. and assigned to another judge.
A former employee at the state Department of Marine Resources and another person face federal charges of meth distribution in Jackson County.
A Mississippi teacher faces investigations after a video shows her dragging a student by the hair at Greenville High School.
Mississippi agency directors are requesting more money to maintain public buildings, defend the state in lawsuits and hire investigators to find tax cheaters.
Two Democratic senators on Wednesday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to ensure that 10 states do not violate federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election.
Two police officers in Mississippi are on paid leave after a 3-year-old daughter of one of the officers died unattended in a patrol car.
Mississippi Power Co. is adding another month to the construction schedule and another $62 million to the cost of the power plant it's building in Kemper County.
Mississippi's judicial elections are nonpartisan in name only.
A late summer pickup in job growth could boost Mississippi's economic output for 2017, state economist Darrin Webb said Tuesday, but that doesn't mean the Magnolia State's economy is off to the races.
Mississippi is becoming the last state to allow electronic filing of campaign finance reports, a step toward easier public access to information about who is spending money to influence elections.
Some Northeast Mississippi legislators are putting the brakes on plans to give three coastal counties all of the funds from the $750 million settlement with BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico.
If you've got to keep paying for something, you might as well use it.
The University of Mississippi chancellor on Friday condemned a student's online comment about lynching as "racist, offensive and hurtful" after dozens of other students said the chancellor's initial response to the comment was weak and insensitive to African-Americans.
Planned Parenthood is asking a federal judge to quickly rule in its favor and overturn a Mississippi law that bans Medicaid spending with any health care provider that offers abortion.
The head of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is retiring after the state's drug-fighting agency came under scrutiny for sexual harassment.
Companies that make prescription painkillers and their allies have contributed more than $366,000 to Mississippi candidates and hired an average of 18 lobbyists yearly in the state since 2006 to push their policies.
Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration.
A Jackson State University spokeswoman says there's "no evidence of foul play" in the death of a student whose body was found in a men's dormitory.
A man charged with killing two nuns confessed to investigators that he went into their home, struggled with them, stabbed them to death and stole their car, a state law enforcement agent testified Friday.
1. Hood talks challenges facing Mississippi STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Council terminates officer who allegedly solicited minor COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two arrested for burglary, receiving stolen property STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY