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First-time state GOP lawmaker set to enter 2019 race for Mississippi governor

A first-term Republican state lawmaker is set to start his 2019 campaign for Mississippi governor, although he says he hasn't started raising money. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

US Supreme Court rejects Choctaw County’s appeal over woman’s time in jail without seeing judge

The Supreme Court has rejected a Mississippi county's appeal in the case of a woman who was jailed for more than three months without seeing ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Grant aims to aid prisoners re-entering rural counties

The Mississippi Department of Corrections says it will use $715,000 in federal grant money to offer a re-entry and treatment program in six northern Mississippi ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

‘Bye, Felicia’: Pascagoula school bans flip shirt honoring dead seniors

A Mississippi high school has banned students from wearing a class t-shirt that lists the names of three seniors who died this year and the ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Man arrested and charged with killing mom in Jackson grocery store parking lot

A man has been arrested and charged with shooting and killing his mother in a Mississippi grocery store parking lot. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man accused of promising beer for votes

Prosecutors in Mississippi say a former fire chief promised beer and money to influence votes as officials have arrested a seventh person in an election ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

5 Mississippi police officers investigated in custody death

Five police officers in Mississippi are being investigated in the death of a man they were taking to the county jail. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Inmate found unresponsive in cell at Mississippi prison

A spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Corrections says a prison inmate has been found unresponsive in his cell. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi Supreme Court rejects challenges over drug used in executions

Mississippi’s state Supreme Court on Thursday denied appeals from two death row inmates over Mississippi’s plans to execute them using a sedative called midazolam. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Former Louisiana Gov. Blanco: ‘no escape’ from her cancer

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco says there's "no escape" from the incurable cancer that has spread throughout her body. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi has 1st pediatric death of current flu season

The Mississippi Department of Health is confirming the first pediatric influenza death in the state for the 2018-19 flu season. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Suspected serial killer confesses to 5 Mississippi deaths

Five Mississippi homicides are linked to a man suspected in dozens of deaths. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Federal judge rules county is liable for jailing woman for 96 days without seeing judge

A federal judge says a county is liable for damages to a Mississippi woman who was jailed 96 days without seeing a judge, setting a ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Saints clinch playoff berth with win tonight in Dallas

Drew Brees and the Saints have a chance to do something that should seem familiar to Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys. If it happens, ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Hyde-Smith wins runoff, becomes first woman elected to Congress in Mississippi

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff Tuesday, surviving a video-recorded remark decried as racist and defeating a former federal official who ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Louisiana votes to end non-unanimous verdicts

A constitutional amendment to end non-unanimous jury verdicts in Louisiana was approved Tuesday by the state’s voters — a victory for a rare alliance of ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Hyde-Smith, Espy in runoff; Wicker wins re-election

Mississippi’s U.S. Senate special election is headed to a runoff, and the state’s voters will either elect a woman to the office for the first ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man pleads guilty to misusing money rather than paying mother’s medical bills

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to spending his mother's money on himself, rather than paying her medical bills. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi child hit by truck while boarding school bus

A state trooper says a north Mississippi child has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck while trying to board a school bus. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Missing class ring found 32 years later in neighboring state

A Louisiana man has been reunited with his high school class ring that went missing 32 years ago. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

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