A sheriff in northeast Mississippi says a police officer has shot and killed a man who had just killed a woman in a small-town convenience store.
A Mississippi man who's been tried six times for murder asked a judge to free him on bail and throw out the charges against him in motions filed Thursday in state court.
A county in south Mississippi has settled a racial profiling lawsuit and its sheriff's department is setting new policies that limit officers' use of race or national origin as a reason to stop and question people, attorneys say.
The two major-party candidates for Mississippi governor are debating about debating.
Great weather, high water and increasing expertise made for a good alligator season in Mississippi's public waters, says state alligator program coordinator Ricky Flynt.
The Mississippi Department of Health says four more people were confirmed to have West Nile virus, bringing the state's total this year to 13 cases.
It could soon be possible to buy beer or liquor in part of one of Mississippi's last five dry counties.
The two candidates running for Mississippi lieutenant governor engaged in a civil discussion about Medicaid expansion and other issues during a televised statewide debate.
Concerned about illegal drugs, Mississippi authorities took an interest in vape shops and gas stations selling products including the cannabis extract CBD.
Most veterans do not get dental care through the Veterans Administration unless they're 100 percent disabled, have a service-related mouth injury or were a prisoner of war.
A Democrat who tried to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Mississippi last year is seeking money to challenge her again in 2020.
The head of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety told lawmakers Friday that his agency is working to reduce long waiting times at driver's license offices.
Two former employees of a southwest Mississippi city are pursuing legal action, claiming black officials fired them because they were white.
Mississippi's state auditor says accounting and contracting problems at the state's Blues Commission are so severe that the commission should be abolished and its responsibilities handed to the nonprofit Mississippi Blues Foundation.
Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' campaign said Thursday that an investigative report about him that was published by his rival in the Mississippi governor's race, Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood, is "deceptive."
Both candidates for Mississippi lieutenant governor say they will push to increase teacher pay and to make the operation of the state Senate more transparent.
A Mississippi man accused of shooting two Walmart workers and a police officer faces a scheduled court hearing in Tennessee.
Mississippi Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood released an investigative report Wednesday that says his rival in this year's governor's race, Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, improperly sought to influence a roadbuilding project near Reeves' neighborhood.
The Mississippi Lottery Corp. has chosen a Jackson-based firm to handle advertising and marketing.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is investigating a case of hepatitis A in a food service worker that could have led to possible exposure for customers.
1. City council recognizes CPD officers for response to burglary ring COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Friends remember Lt. Tammy Prescott, lifelong Lowndes County resident and enthusiastic volunteer COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Two electric car charging stations come to Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. CMSD to host stakeholders meeting Tuesday COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY