On Tuesday, Kennedy Hobbs had walked across the stage at her high school graduation. Later in the evening, she was shot and killed.
The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city and a state senator both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and state police officers that killed two people and injured 12 others on the campus of a historically Black college.
Multiple tornadoes were reported Sunday night across Mississippi, damaging buildings and causing downed trees and power lines.
Buddy, a Labrador retriever mix, is currently receiving care at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
A significant tornado outbreak in the South on Wednesday is expected to continue with numerous strong, potentially violent tornadoes likely to impact the region into Thursday.
Sherry Nabors said her late husband, Jeff, wanted to get married knowing that he would soon die from COVID-19 days after being hospitalized with the virus.
Southern states lent the lowest life expectancies, compared to western and northeastern states
Daylight Saving Time starts this Sunday, March 14, and lasts through November 7, but some senators are pushing to stop moving clocks back and forth twice a year.
A photo of a Mississippi middle school teacher’s writing assignment on slavery is drawing heavy criticism online, and parents in the district are speaking out.
A Democratic congressman has sued Donald Trump, alleging Trump incited the deadly insurrection at the Capitol. It’s believed to be the first suit filed by a member of Congress in an expected wave of litigation over the riot.
There was little discussion before senators passed Senate Bill 2536 in a late-night session earlier this week to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ or women’s sports in the state's schools and universities.
Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem on Monday, just over six months after legislators retired the last state banner in the U.S. that included the divisive rebel symbol.
The child was allegedly kidnapped and abandoned at a Goodwill in Mississippi after his mother refused to work as a prostitute in Tennessee, according to the FBI and a complaint filed in federal court.
Mississippi police on Monday said a healthy 2-year-old boy who was abandoned with a change of clothes and a note that said, “child abandoned…no phone number for mom” at a Goodwill drop-off has been identified and a suspect was arrested.
After 38 years, a small child found floating in a Mississippi river has been identified—only deepening her mysterious cold case death.
A man is wanted by Mississippi police after security footage captured him robbing a bank with his face mask pulled down.
In a since-deleted Twitter message, state Rep. Price Wallace wrote last Saturday that the Magnolia State should “succeed” from the union after the Democrat’s win over President Trump, according to reports.
Residents of Utah and Nebraska stripped their constitutions of provisions that allowed slavery as a punishment for criminal convictions. Mississippi voters approved a state flag without the X-shaped design of the Confederate battle flag. Rhode Island dumped 'Plantations' from its name. And Alabama voters removed racist traces of segregation from its constitution.
Mississippi on Tuesday voted to replace its state flag, which had been the last one in the U.S. to include an image of the Confederate-themed battle flag.
A sheriff's office in Mississippi said 17 inmates were baptized last week in what they hope will be a "new start."