STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — When he was 10 weeks old, Spencer Kirkpatrick — an ACCESS student at Mississippi State University — had open heart surgery at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
GLENDORA, Miss. (AP) — A new bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till was dedicated Saturday in Mississippi after previous historical markers were repeatedly vandalized.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Nestor raced across Georgia as a post-tropical cyclone late Saturday, hours after the former tropical storm spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central Florida while sparing areas of the Florida Panhandle devastated one year earlier by Hurricane Michael.
GILLSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Forty-two years after a plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd to their next sold-out show crashed in a Southwest Mississippi swamp, a monument to honor the band members and their crew who died will be unveiled near that fateful spot in Gillsburg.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — On a typical Sunday, in congregations across the country, someone is missing while fulfilling an obligation to the military as a member of the National Guard or Reserves.
Campus groups continue to express unhappiness Friday with how trustees chose Glenn Boyce as the new chancellor of the University of Mississippi, seeking to thread a needle by not attacking Boyce himself.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will appear in Mississippi to rally Republicans days before statewide elections.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Parts of Interstate 20, a major east-west artery, will be closed in Mississippi's capital city for the next two weeks.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday rejected the state of Louisiana's request that it toss out a lawsuit challenging a broad array of Louisiana abortion regulations.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi's new leader said Thursday that he respects the "free expression" of students and faculty who continue protesting the way a state board shortened its own search process in hiring him.
MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will strike the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with high wind and heavy rains, forecasters said Thursday.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's sons is scheduled to attend a fundraising event for Tate Reeves, the Republican nominee for Mississippi governor.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says a problem with the power lever caused a crop duster plane to crash in September.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A national group says it's putting time and money into supporting the Democratic nominee in the open race for Mississippi attorney general.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The former finance director of the Catholic Diocese of Jackson said in a lawsuit that the diocese fired him in retaliation for his complaints over budget practices, something the diocese disputes.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Nearly $12 million from a Mississippi public trust fund will go toward waterfront projects and park improvements along the state's Gulf Coast.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The major-party nominees for Mississippi governor on Wednesday accused each other of doing political favors for campaign donors.
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi are looking for more victims of a man they accuse of molesting children as young as 8 years old and distributing pornographic images.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Carl and Kerri Schwartz say they have good medical reason for not vaccinating their disabled 11-year-old son, Thorn, and until recently his local public school went along with their family doctor's advice.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor said Tuesday that his Republican opponent should stop running a "phony" campaign commercial about supporting public education.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The two major-party candidates for Mississippi governor debated Monday for the second time in less than a week, arguing over education, taxes and the "brain drain" — the loss of people moving to other states for jobs.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says the state burn ban has been lifted because of recent rainfall but some county bans are still in effect.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Mississippi have filed a lawsuit challenging a local ordinance that will restrict noise levels and require protesters to remain a certain distance from the entrance of health care facilities.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A University of Mississippi honors student has reported himself to the college for posting a photo in which he is wearing blackface, prompting the school to issue a warning about costumes.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city's recent annexation is being challenged in court by 30 residents and one business who wish to remain unincorporated.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A veteran-owned company has been awarded a $10.3 million contract to build a new U.S. Army Reserve center in north Mississippi.
GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The American Legion is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and American Legion Post 32 Commander Steve Sweet said, "It's not so much that we've been here 100 years, it's what we've done for 100 years."
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital city and the Jackson Zoological Society are close to settling the city's $6 million lawsuit against the nonprofit organization that ran the zoo for nearly 35 years.
KEY FIELD, Miss. (AP) — Capt. Adam Wright was 16 when Hurricane Katrina battered Mississippi, leaving a deadly path of destruction that stretched far inland.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved out of California.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is giving no indication of how or when he will rule in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's unique, multistep process of electing a governor and other statewide officials.
BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — State officials are investigating whether a crime was committed when the daughter of a north Mississippi sheriff shot her estranged boyfriend in the eye with a paintball gun.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Environmental officials in Mississippi are warning beachgoers that some coastal swimming areas will be closed after bacteria were found in the water.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Blue Bell Creameries is recalling a batch of ice cream made at an Alabama plant over concerns it may contain pieces of plastic.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Republican lieutenant governor and Democratic attorney general debated teacher pay raise plans, road repairs, health care and taxes as they clashed for the first debate in the governor's race.
A contested Republican primary and runoff dented the cash cushion of Tate Reeves, but the lieutenant governor still has more money than Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood as the two wrestle for the governor's chair.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says state waters hold enough red snapper for at least three more weekends of sport fishing, starting Friday.
QUITMAN, Miss. (AP) — An inmate at a Mississippi jail is being treated for injuries after a fight investigators believe started over a sandwich.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A furnace-like "flash drought" is intensifying as it blasts away the little moisture left across a vast swath of the South, wilting garden plants and raising alarm among farmers, according to a weekly report updated Thursday.
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — A 22-year-old Mississippi man and a 17-year-old relative from Louisiana are accused of doing more than $40,000 in damage to a tractor and an excavator at a Louisiana dirt pit, apparently by digging holes.
NATCHEZ , Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi say a man driving under the influence crashed his car onto the grounds of a historic building owned by the Daughters of the American Revolution and later assaulted a police officer.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves released his education proposals Wednesday, saying he has a four-year plan to increase Mississippi teacher salaries if he's elected governor.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state will settle its part of a lawsuit that opposed the merger of cellphone companies T-Mobile and Sprint.