JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is asking 16 cities in the state to eliminate local laws that penalize panhandling.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Democratic man running for office in Mississippi says he wasn't criticizing all women — just one — when he said being county supervisor is "a man's job."
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi say they've confiscated several baggies filled with marijuana-infused snacks at a "dispensary party."
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Pinal County authorities have issued an Amber Alert after two young children were taken from Arizona Department of Child Safety custody by their parents.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been convicted for the second time in the killing of a woman while she slept in his apartment.
POTTS CAMP, Miss. (AP) — Investigators say a man running for the Mississippi House has taken his own life after shooting his wife to death at a medical clinic where she was a receptionist.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A suspected tornado struck a rural area of north Mississippi on Tuesday, damaging homes and knocking down trees and power lines as the wet remnants of Hurricane Barry rumbled through several states, officials said.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The discovery of a body stashed in a shallow grave outside a man's home in Mississippi has led to charges that he killed his former roommate.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi auditor is demanding that an assistant tax collector pay more than $19,800 to the county where she works.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans and Baton Rouge from catastrophic flooding, but even as it weakened and moved north through Arkansas, its trailing rain bands swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the M…
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — Candidates for Mississippi governor are saying the state should strengthen vocational education programs to boost the economy.
VAIDEN, Miss. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating whether a Mississippi pilot injured in a crash had an expired medical certification.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages.
MIAMI (AP) — Barry downgraded to a tropical depression as winds weaken over northwest Louisiana; storm still poses flooding threats.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say are investigating a shooting in Mississippi where a father was shot by his son who was shooting at someone else after a fight.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi school district is studying whether it can offer stipends to math teachers to make the job more attractive.
Hurricane Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is suing a federal agency that rejected expenses for a Hurricane Katrina recovery project.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — It's been more than 25 years since the BancorpSouth Arena opened its doors to the public, and soon, those doors will open a little wider.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Farmers' markets encourage a sense of community. They are a gathering place for locals to catch up with friends and enjoy the outdoors while also taking advantage of buying fresh produce and homemade goods.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy rain that officials had feared could test the levees and pumps that were bolstered after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — National Hurricane Center: Barry has weakened to a tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds now near 70 mph.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As New Orleans hunkered down ahead of Tropical Storm Barry Friday, news photographers from across the city could be found together in a church, witnessing the wedding of one of their own.
PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — A couple that met as residents in the Picayune Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center tied the knot Thursday (July 4) after a four-month romance.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood protections in the 14 years since Hurr…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Forecasters: Mississippi River expected to crest at 17.1 feet, not 19 feet; New Orleans levees are at least 20 feet tall.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy in northern Mississippi has been indicted on a charge of retaliation against a public servant for allegedly threatening to harm his boss.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two men are charged with murder in the shooting death of a Mississippi man who spent 12 years imprisoned on a wrongful conviction.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino company Eldorado Resorts Inc. says it is selling two of its 26 properties and will use the proceeds to help it buy Caesars Entertainment Corp.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a drunken driving charge against a Mississippi city attorney, ruling the man was unconstitutionally stopped by highway patrol.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of Louisianans broke out sandbags or fled to higher ground Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains that could pose a severe test of New Orleans' improved post-Katrina flood d…
The U.S. government is growing the largest crop of research marijuana in five years, responding to interest in varieties with high levels of THC and CBD.
CLEVELAND, Miss. (AP) — This small Mississippi Delta town serves as a reminder that fierce debates over the integration of black and white students are not a thing of the past.
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry's arrival.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is temporarily suspending the medical license of an OB-GYN amid several complaints about him, including that he had an affair with one of his married employees and tried to insert abortion-inducing drugs into her while she was pregnant with his child. The ba…
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mayor is accused of misusing city resources, accusing white firefighters of being racist without cause and using the firehouse as his "personal motel" for sex.
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Barry forms in the Gulf of Mexico; could become a hurricane as it threatens Louisiana.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Some detainees are already protesting as a second Mississippi prison holds undocumented immigrants for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff says he has asked a volunteer to resign from a search-and-rescue team because the man trash-talked him on social media.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — With party primaries less than a month away, second-term Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves still has more campaign cash than any candidate running for Mississippi governor.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city's protective levees.