A Mississippi man was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly 20 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to running a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million.
A civil rights lawyer forced from a teaching post at the University of Mississippi in one of the last spasms of segregationist control at that Southern university in the 1960s has died.
A Mississippi candidate running an inexpensive U.S. Senate campaign says the nation needs to strengthen education to compete internationally.
A physician who bribed the former head of Mississippi's prison system is being ordered to forfeit bank accounts, brokerage accounts and land to pay a nearly $1.3 million court judgment for his ill-gotten gains.
Two hospitals in Mississippi are ending Medicare Advantage agreements, state Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney said Monday.
Interest groups are dropping hundreds of thousands of dollars into a special U.S. Senate election in Mississippi. It's pocket change compared to millions being spent in Texas and Florida, but enough to buy advertising and pay for get-out-the-vote efforts in the mostly rural state.
A Mississippi Republican appointed to the U.S. Senate says she would not mind debating a Democratic challenger if they get into a runoff for the special election.
Emmett Till's cousin says people should learn about the black teenager's brutal death that energized the civil rights movement. But the Rev. Wheeler Parker also says: "Hate is a luxury I can't afford."
Casino revenue rose sharply again in Mississippi in September in the state's second month of legal sports betting.
Ivanka Trump says 1 in 3 American families spend at least 20 percent of their household income on child care.
Mississippi's state forester has resigned following an arrest for DUI.
An attorney for a Mississippi man charged with killing a state trooper says the man was beaten in jail.
A Mississippi judge says his courtroom now displays a proposed new state flag designed by an artist rather than the 124-year-old Mississippi banner that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
Candidates and political action committees are increasing advertising ahead of the crowded Nov. 6 special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi.
Randy Wadkins, the Democrat challenging incumbent Republican Trent Kelly in north Mississippi's 1st Congressional District, accuses Kelly of voting "just along party lines" while Kelly emphasizes his effort to build bipartisan bridges.
Sanctions against a Mississippi high school band were upheld Tuesday after a halftime program depicting police officers held at gunpoint was performed in a town where two officers were shot to death.
Driver's license offices are closing for one day this week in 12 cities in northern and central Mississippi.
An Australian company is drilling new wells in an oil formation that straddles southwest Mississippi and southeast Louisiana, the first new wells drilled in about three years, after a crash in oil prices dried up activity.
Mississippi was supposed to have a special district for troubled schools operating by now. But when, or if, the achievement school district will actually start is anyone's guess. A year after a search for a superintendent stalled out, the Mississippi Department of Education has yet to start looking again.
Some Mississippi drivers say they are frustrated by delays in getting license plates. Lee County resident Norma Kolarik told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that she and her husband bought a car in May in Alcorn County. She said they couldn't get a tag until September, and even then it took help from a state lawmaker.
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