Getting a new driver's license in Mississippi can be a multiday ordeal with long lines at Department of Public Safety stations that are short-staffed.
A judge has dismissed charges against a 25-year-old Mississippi woman after two of her three children drowned when she left them in a locked car that rolled into a creek.
The University of Mississippi's interim leader, beset by calls from students and faculty to relocate a Confederate soldier monument, announced agreement Thursday that it should be moved from its current location on campus.
The Mississippi Senate on Thursday approved a plan to join other states in asking for a national convention to propose amendments to the U.S Constitution, with supporters saying it's the best hope for limiting federal power, spending and debt.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation -- a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
A Mississippi jury awarded $250,000 in damages Tuesday to a woman jailed 96 days without seeing a judge, a case spotlighting how Mississippi still struggles to provide access to lawyers or bail to people jailed before trial.
Mississippi senators on Tuesday passed the final version of a bill that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
A South Carolina meat company is investing $2 million to open a warehouse in Mississippi's Delta region, hiring 20 people.
Lawmakers on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill meant to make Mississippi schools safer from mass shootings, including mandatory twice-yearly active shooter drills and a threat-reporting mechanism to be monitored by the state Department or Public Safety.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center will conduct research with a federal group to improve how emergency workers use mobile internet to provide medical care in rural areas.
Curtis Flowers has been jailed in Mississippi for 22 years, even as prosecutors couldn't get a murder conviction against him to stick through five trials.
The new Mississippi Lottery could start selling tickets sometime during the final half of this year, a board member for the Mississippi Lottery Corporation said Monday.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday embraced a congressional proposal to study a framework for reparations to African-Americans hurt by the legacy of slavery as the best way to begin a "national, full-blown conversation" on the issue.
A former Mississippi Gulf Coast police officer told a judge Monday that she had sex with her supervisor and then fell asleep while her 3-year-old daughter was dying inside an overheated patrol car.
A Catholic diocese in Mississippi is releasing names of clergy members it says have been credibly accused of sexual abuse.
The U.S. Department of Labor says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at a Mississippi manufacturing facility.
A new law says Mississippi can borrow money to build a long-term care facility for children with complex medical conditions.
Mississippi lawmakers are aiming for an early end to their scheduled 90-day session.
The Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman said Mississippi's governor is "clearly despicable" for not acknowledging work by the state's only black congressman to get the home of a slain civil rights leader named a national monument.
A federal judge has approved an extension of settlement talks in a lawsuit claiming a soybean seed company purposely sold faulty seeds to black farmers in Mississippi.
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