- Student charged in university threats, will be evaluated Updated: Aug-27-15 7:50 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A student who Mississippi State University officials say threatened to kill himself and others will face misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges and has been referred for a mental and psychological evaluation.
- Events mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years later Updated: Aug-27-15 7:46 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services and movie screenings to remember Emmett Till.
- Guilty verdict in Lowndes County murder trial Updated: Aug-27-15 4:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Mississippi - A Lowndes County jury has convicted a Columbus man of murder and aggravated assault in a 2014 shooting inside the coliseum at the local fairgrounds that left one person dead and another injured.
- Private schools: East Mississippi games to watch Updated: Aug-27-15 4:02 pm
MERIDIAN, Mississippi - Lamar School started the season off with a bang.
- Mississippi court hears arguments in rape conviction appeal Updated: Aug-27-15 2:45 pm
JACKS0N, Mississippi - The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to throw out the rape conviction of a death row inmate.
- Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks Updated: Aug-27-15 10:22 am
BOSTON - Like their counterparts in the pros, more college football stars are starting to snatch up trademark rights to their names, nicknames and fan slogans.
- Ex-Mississippi coach pleads not guilty to daughter's murder Updated: Aug-27-15 9:10 am
BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi - A former Mississippi coach has pleaded not guilty to a capital murder charge related to the 2013 death of his 23-month-old daughter.
- Pascagoula man pleads guilty in tennis balls of meth case Updated: Aug-27-15 8:31 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A third man has pleaded guilty to charges related to the transporting meth in tennis balls from Fresno, California, to Jackson County.
- FEMA's Fugate tours school safe room while in Mississippi Updated: Aug-27-15 8:12 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the agency's greatest lessons since Hurricane Katrina have been in how to prepare and respond to the most severe emergencies.
- Bellevue incorporation process takes another step Updated: Aug-27-15 8:10 am
PURVIS, Mississippi - Organizers of a petition drive to elevate the community of Bellevue in Lamar County to a full-fledged municipality now have a location for a city hall and have gathered the first signatures.
- Sheriff: Biloxi firefight killed in domestic dispute Updated: Aug-27-15 6:01 am
VANCLEAVE, Mississippi - A Biloxi firefighter is dead, and a woman is in custody following a shooting in Jackson County.
- Boil water notice affecting 10,000 in Vicksburg Updated: Aug-27-15 5:50 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - An estimated 10,000 customers on the City of Vicksburg's water system and in the Yokena-Jeff Davis Water District, which buys water from the city, are under a boil order until further notice.
- Gautier arrests lead to federal case of fake credit cards Updated: Aug-27-15 5:29 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - Federal prosecutors say three Florida residents have admitted to producing and using fake credit cards in crimes reported in Mississippi and elsewhere.
- Ocean Springs, Pascagoula set for another hard-fought battle Updated: Aug-27-15 5:03 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - When Ocean Springs and Pascagoula meet Friday night at Greyhound Stadium, expect another nail biter.
- Oxford relocating Skipwith Cottage Updated: Aug-27-15 4:05 am
OXFORD, Mississippi - The little yellow house next to Oxford's City Hall has an uncertain future.
- State breaks ground on marine education center Updated: Aug-27-15 3:13 am
OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi - State officials have broken ground on a $16.2 million construction project to build the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Marine Education Center.
- Judge: Current execution drugs may break Mississippi law Updated: Aug-26-15 8:08 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A federal judge said that he blocked executions in Mississippi because the sedatives the state plans to use don't align with what's required by Mississippi law.
- Initiative would keep Confederate emblem on Mississippi flag Updated: Aug-26-15 6:29 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Organizers of a new ballot initiative are seeking to keep the Confederate battle emblem on Mississippi's flag by putting the flag design into the state constitution.
- Global cybercrime trial in Gulfport set for 2016 Updated: Aug-26-15 4:35 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A trial for 12 people charged in an alleged global cybercrime case has been set for June 23, 2016, according to federal court records.
- 3 Jackson hospitals to merge laundry operations Updated: Aug-26-15 4:20 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Three Jackson hospitals are consolidating laundry operation in a public-private partnership executives say will save each millions.
- A look at some Mississippi figures from Hurricane Katrina Updated: Aug-26-15 11:37 am
- HALEY BARBOUR: The Mississippi governor was re-elected in 2007 and forced to focus on budget shortfalls during his second term. He was criticized as he left office for granting pardons, clemency or early release to about 200 convicted criminals. Barbour presided over a shift to Republican control of both houses of the Legislature, completed in the 2011 elections when the GOP took over the state House. The former chairman of the Republican National Committee has resumed work as a lobbyist, written a memoir about Katrina called "America's Great Storm" and promoted his Katrina legacy in recent months. "Our recovery from Katrina is also the story of strong, resilient, self-reliant people who were knocked flat but then got back on their feet, hitched up their britches, and went to work helping themselves and helping their neighbors," Barbour wrote.
- $4K reward offered in wounding of deputy Updated: Aug-26-15 7:37 am
OKOLONA, Mississippi - A $4,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to the arrest of the shooter that sent a deputy to a hospital Monday.
- On Mississippi's shore, what Katrina erased not yet replaced Updated: Aug-26-15 5:16 am
LONG BEACH, Mississippi - Between Mississippi's seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier.
- Blues marker to honor musician 'Son' House Updated: Aug-26-15 4:29 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Blues musician Eddie "Son" House will be honored with a Mississippi Blues Trail maker in Rochester, New York.
- Saltillo teen working toward pilot's license Updated: Aug-26-15 4:05 am
TUPELO, Mississippi - The moment Sarah Frances Webb gripped the controls, she was hooked on flying.