JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Wildlife in Mississippi are struggling to survive as floodwaters cover some of the state's wildlife management areas.
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — About one in four Mississippi third graders failed a toughened reading test on the first try this spring, results released Wednesday by the Mississippi Department of Education show, leaving it unclear if they will advance to fourth grade.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Relatives of a slaying victim were outraged Wednesday when Mississippi court officials discussed possible bail for a white police officer accused of killing the black woman with whom he was romantically involved.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Officials say the Clotilda, last known ship to bring enslaved persons to the US, has been identified in Alabama waters.
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested 20 people and are looking for 16 more accused of running or working for a heroin ring that was based at a Louisiana tow truck company and was operating in Louisiana and Mississippi.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story May 18 about an interruption in barge traffic along the Mississippi River, The Associated Press erroneously reported the average amount of goods and services that are shipped on the upper Mississippi River from March through May. It is 31 million tons, not 31 tons.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Senate committee has advanced legislation that seeks to end Alabama's status as one of two states without an equal pay for equal work law.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Two people charged in a Mississippi voter fraud investigation are entering a program that could help them avoid felony convictions in the case.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi police officer is charged with murder in the death of a woman that he was romantically involved with.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lottery legislation is facing an uncertain fate in a divided House of Representatives after running into opposition on Tuesday night from a mix of Republicans and Democrats.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a program that never appeared in any education funding bills or state contracts, just one example of how state legislators have been funneling education funding to favored vendors.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge indicated Tuesday that he is likely to block a Mississippi law that will ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in a lawsuit to block a Mississippi abortion law that bans the procedure after 6 weeks (all times local):
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A proposal to legalize sports betting in Louisiana edged forward in the Legislature, winning the backing Tuesday of a committee packed with several anti-gambling lawmakers who unsuccessfully sought to derail the measure.
LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn't undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex, according to a police report in the case.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that the laws have yet to take effect, abortion providers said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers clashed Tuesday over the Trump administration's move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border, and one airport official warned it could lead to long checkpoint lines this summer.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's job market sent mixed signals in April, with unemployment flat and employer payrolls ticking up slightly.
CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of one Mississippi Delta city says he's willing to spend up to $10,000 of his own money to pay criminals to move out of town.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Volunteers pulled tires, beer bottles and parts of barbecue grills out of a river in south Mississippi during a recent community service day.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Floodwaters overwhelmed a miles-long sandbag barrier over the weekend, drenching another community in the southern end of the Mississippi Delta.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of an Arkansas man who fell from a radio tower in southwest Mississippi.
MONROE, La. (AP) — A man who was tried twice but not convicted in the burning death of a Mississippi woman has been indicted in the killing of a woman in Louisiana.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a story May 18 about free smoke alarms, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mississippi has seen a 41% increase in fire deaths so far this year compared to the same period last year. The state saw a 41% decrease.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A doctor testifying Monday in a lawsuit challenging four abortion-restriction laws in Virginia said abortion is "one of the safest medical procedures that exist."
JONESTOWN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Delta student celebrating her high school graduation remains hospitalized after a drive-by shooting at a graduation party.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Inside Mississippi's only abortion clinic, administrator Shannon Brewer has been fielding phone calls from women who want to know whether they can still terminate a pregnancy if they think they might be more than a few weeks along.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to time served for illegally using drugs while possessing guns that had been seized when he was committed to a mental health hospital. Those guns were later returned to him by police.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is moving ahead with plans to build a new sidewalk by a beach, after homeowners lost a legal battle to block the project.
ATLANTA (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Most afternoons, after their children take a nap, a group of mothers in Meridian's Broadmoor neighborhood meet for a walk or playdate.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man clasped his hands in prayer and raised them to the sky as a jury found him not guilty of shooting a man to death outside a nightclub.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a story May 16 about a search for the new leader of the University of Mississippi, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Jeffrey Vitter was appointed to a distinguished professor post in the University of Mississippi School of Engineering after he stepped do…
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Two people in northern Mississippi have been hospitalized after they were working on a damaged house and it collapsed.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gender reveal party to spray pink water into the air.
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan proposed Friday adding Renault's chief executive, Thierry Bollore, to its board, as well as several outsiders, to strengthen its governance following the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The year's widespread flooding has made it likely that a big, oxygen-starved "dead zone" off Louisiana's coast will form this summer, the head of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science said Thursday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A University of Mississippi sociology professor criticized for encouraging "acts of aggression" against Republican politicians was granted tenure by a divided College Board on Thursday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions passed in recent years.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A wide-ranging Missouri bill banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy was just one step away from going to a supportive Republican governor after the state Senate passed the measure Thursday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is in Uzbekistan this week to try to strengthen connections between the state and the country in central Asia.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new local law will ban Mississippi's largest city from asking people about their salary history when they apply for municipal government jobs.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation that seeks to end the state's status as one of two states without an equal pay for equal work law.