The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city and a state senator both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and state police officers that killed two people and injured 12 others on the campus of a historically Black college.
A man accused of several crimes in Mississippi’s capital city remained hospitalized Sunday, two days after police shot him.
Officials in Mississippi need to install a barrier that would prevent vehicles from going into the Yazoo River near a rural intersection where one road dead-ends into another, a grieving mother says.
Asya Branch, the first Black Miss Mississippi to win Miss USA, will compete for the title of Miss Universe on Sunday.
The coronavirus vaccine is now available for children ages 12 to 15 in Mississippi for the first time, a development the state’s top health official told residents he hopes will “shake us out of our complacency” in battling COVID-19.
Environmental Protection Agency officials met with Jackson leaders Tuesday to discuss severe issues with the water system in Mississippi’s capital city. They said fixing the system will take years and cost millions of dollars, but for now, it’s OK for people to drink the water.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for a man convicted of a marijuana possession charge because he had previous convictions and those made him a habitual offender.
An Alabama woman, who authorities believe stole money from a bank to pay for plastic surgery, pleaded guilty to robbery and will serve 15 years in prison.
Mississippi will stop accepting supplemental unemployment benefits from the federal government next month, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday.
Mississippi legislators are not in session now, so it could be months before they start deciding how to spend $1.8 billion in the latest round of pandemic relief from the federal government.
States are set to receive detailed Census information in September, and Mississippi legislators will use those numbers in a tough political battle — deciding how to redraw the four U.S. House districts and the 174 state legislative districts.
Jurors will be chosen from northern Mississippi later this year and taken to the southern part of the state for the death penalty trial of a man charged with killing two police officers in 2018.
University of Mississippi Medical Center officials say they are seeing an impact from a multimillion dollar grant that aims to get more doctors working in rural areas.
Lillie Mae Word of Wren hasn’t raised a garden in the last couple of years.
A hospice care center in Mississippi is working to brighten patients’ days with good deeds.
Relentless wind and rain keeps pummeling much of the southeastern United States, spawning tornadoes, sparking a flash flood emergency in Alabama and damaging homes from Texas to Virginia.
Much of the South is at risk of more severe weather Tuesday, forecasters said, after tornadoes struck parts of the region Sunday night and Monday, causing heavy damage in some parts of Mississippi and flipping trucks in Texas.
Mississippi lawmakers grabbed national headlines this year by banning transgender athletes from competing on girls’ or women’s sports teams. They walked away from some other divisive issues during their three-month session.
Multiple tornadoes were reported across Mississippi on Sunday, causing some damage but no immediate word of injuries.
A portion of U.S. Highway 51 in Mississippi’s Lincoln County is being dedicated to two police officers who were killed in the line of duty in 2018.