A 2.3-magnitude earthquake rattled northern Mississippi.
A former Mississippi school bus driver has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for repeatedly sexually abusing an 8-year-old passenger.
A Mississippi man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing his own mother on Mother's Day 2017.
A hotel that was a gathering spot for Mississippi lawmakers and lobbyists may be saved from demolition if it can become a historic landmark.
Work is starting on a $2.5 million expansion of a Mississippi Delta museum dedicated to a native son who became a blues legend.
Mississippi's habitual offender laws are causing "extreme" prison sentences that are disproportionally affecting African American men and are costing the state millions of dollars for decades of incarceration, according to a new report by a nonprofit advocacy group founded by technology and business executives.
Four black voters and a branch of the NAACP sued a Mississippi prosecutor on Monday, asking a federal judge to order him to stop excluding African Americans from juries.
A Mississippi man who admitted killing his wife and two other people at a party pleaded guilty Monday.
A new federal lawsuit challenges a Jim Crow-era law in Mississippi that requires naturalized U.S. citizens to show proof of citizenship when they register to vote.
Enrollment is down at the University of Mississippi for the third straight year.
Former Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy died last week, but his legislative work remains visible in the form of four-lane highways in rural areas and schools that are better funded and better equipped than they once were on track to be.
A Mississippi judge is moving the trial of a man charged with killing a sheriff's deputy and seven other people.
A former telecommunications executive convicted in one of the largest corporate accounting scandals in U.S. history is asking a judge to shorten his prison sentence so he can be released as his health deteriorates.
A Mississippi family will hold a funeral next month for a soldier who died during the Korean War.
A blast of bitterly cold weather has set new records in the Deep South, the National Weather Service reported Wednesday.
The Navy will name a ship after the late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran.
Some Mississippi Democrats are second-guessing the party's strategies after Republicans swept all eight statewide offices in this year's general election.
Mississippi Gov.-elect Tate Reeves said Friday that the family of slain civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer exemplifies the service of U.S. military veterans.
A former Mississippi Republican Party chairman will lead the transition team for Gov.-elect Tate Reeves.
It's "disappointing" that President Donald Trump's administration is selectively enforcing laws to apprehend immigrant workers who are in the U.S. illegally but not prosecute employers, a U.S. House committee chairman said Thursday.
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