A Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent says in a sworn statement that a state trooper was acting in an official capacity when he was shot to death last month in the middle of a night in a rural area.
A former alderman from Mississippi's third-largest city has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal charge of transporting child pornography.
The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said.
A Republican appointed to the U.S. Senate in Mississippi and one of her Democratic challengers both report raising more than $1 million from July through September.
Mississippi's Charter School Authorizer Board on Monday approved plans for a group that runs three charter schools in Jackson to open two more there.
A bankrupt company warned on Friday that it might close a hospital in the Mississippi Delta if it can't transfer ownership within weeks.
Two Mississippi public high school students could soon become advisers to the state Board of Education.
A Mississippi high school band is being barred from a state competition and some performances after a halftime skit depicting three police officers being held at gunpoint was performed in a community where two officers were shot to death last month.
Federal prosecutors say a Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to illegally having an unregistered machine gun, months after he was arrested and found with other firearms, a methamphetamine pipe and a Ku Klux Klan robe.
A watchdog group says 68 cities and 14 counties in Mississippi are collecting local taxes on hotel stays and restaurant meals, for purposes such as promoting tourism or development.
Mississippi police agencies have been seizing cash, guns and vehicles without legal authority for months after a state law changed and police didn't notice.
The State of Mississippi has deployed two search-and-rescue teams to Florida, to assist with potential emergency response efforts, ahead of Hurricane Michael.
Officials plan to charge a man accused of killing two police officers with capital murder once he's released from the hospital.
University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter says the state College Board could consider removing a donor's name from the Ole Miss journalism school after critics denounced a Facebook post by the donor as racist.
A coroner says an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper appears to have been standing outside a vehicle on Sept. 30, while the person who shot him was sitting inside the vehicle's passenger side.
A man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the shooting death of an off-duty firefighter in Mississippi.
Two Mississippi counties are reporting new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 42 so far this year.
If a debate in Mississippi's U.S. Senate race to fill out the unexpired term of the retired Thad Cochran had gone off as planned last Thursday at Millsaps College in Jackson, you might be reading more about the event in this space.
Monday is the deadline for people to register to vote in person in Mississippi for November's general election.
A lawyer trying to recover money in a collapsed Ponzi scheme is suing three people who sold the investments, demanding they return more than $16 million in sales commissions.
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