Mississippi officials say they're investigating whether a traveler passing through Mississippi may have infected people with measles.
More than 35,000 Mississippi third graders sat down in front of computer this week to take reading tests, facing a state mandate to "level up" or not advance to fourth grade. But with the bar set higher this year, state and local officials expect more students will fail the initial test, even with efforts to improve teaching.
A former Mississippi sheriff who admitted to extorting bribes from a drug dealer was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison.
Mississippi is offering an option for people to automatically renew their hunting or fishing licenses.
A central Mississippi woman has died days after being rescued from a flash flood. Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart tells WLBT-TV that 44-year-old that Malisa Wortham died Tuesday at a local hospital.
Mississippi residents who want a state flag without the Confederate battle emblem will soon be able to display one on their license plate.
Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Tuesday to give teachers and assistant teachers a $1,500 pay raise during the year that begins July 1.
The National Weather Service now counts 19 tornadoes that hit Mississippi on Saturday.
A casino company announced Tuesday that it's closing a gambling hall in Mississippi's Tunica County, the third casino to close in the area since 2014 in the face of increasing competition and declining revenues.
A former Mississippi food stamp fraud investigator has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
The governing board for the upcoming Mississippi Lottery is setting rules for ethics and public records.
Early assessments show Saturday's tornado outbreak damaged more than 250 homes, businesses and public buildings across Mississippi.
People elected to the Mississippi House and Senate this year will be in charge of redrawing legislative districts in the coming term.
Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson are confused by the bowls of mashed potatoes they're finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.
A special inspection of a nuclear power plant in Mississippi has resulted in two low-level citations, as its operator says it has continued trying to make improvements.
A white Republican running for Mississippi attorney general said Thursday that he is "embarrassed" about taking part in a college skit 40 years ago in which other actors wore blackface.
Two school districts in Mississippi's Delta region will be the first to be folded into a new statewide district aimed at improving academic performance.
A federal workplace safety agency is fining a south Mississippi plastics manufacturer after an employee lost four fingers.
An OB-GYN in Mississippi is charged with 12 counts of sexual battery after patients accused him of assaulting them in medical offices.
The final members of a Mississippi National Guard unit returned home Saturday from deployment in the Middle East.
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