- Jackson public works director resigns Updated: May-28-16 6:13 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The head of the Jackson public works department has resigned, leaving an understaffed department and ongoing problems at its water treatment facilities.
- Pennington's homer helps Texas A&M rally past Ole Miss, 12-8 Updated: May-28-16 5:56 pm
HOOVER, Alabama - Pinch-hitter Walker Pennington hit a three-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and Texas A&M beat Mississippi 12-8 on Saturday to advance to the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.
- Lockdown lifted at Parchman state penitentiary Updated: May-28-16 5:19 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A lockdown at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has been lifted.
- Lawmakers ban cash for superintendents' group after election Updated: May-28-16 4:46 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - State lawmakers have made it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents, saying leaders of local school districts personally attacked state officials while they were seeking votes for a school funding initiative last year.
- Lauderdale sheriff's deputy: 41 guns stolen from store Updated: May-28-16 3:34 pm
MERIDIAN, Mississippi - The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department is investigating a recent burglary of a business where 41 guns were stolen.
- NTSB: No specific cause behind fatal Tupelo plane crash Updated: May-28-16 2:57 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board into a plane crash in Mississippi that killed four people does not point to a specific cause for the crash and says the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit shortly after taking off.
- NTSB: No specific cause behind fatal Tupelo plane crash Updated: May-28-16 2:36 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board into a plane crash that killed four people does not point to a specific cause for the crash and says the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit shortly after taking off.
- Delta State president: Faith can help improve race relations Updated: May-28-16 11:54 am
GREENVILLE, Mississippi - A prominent educator says religion can help transcend racial barriers in Mississippi.
- Emergency officials prepare for hurricane season Updated: May-28-16 11:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - Emergency managers along the Louisiana-Mississippi Gulf Coast say they have their plans in place for the 2016 hurricane season which begins Wednesday.
- Evers is new superintendent for Pass Christian schools Updated: May-28-16 10:40 am
PASS CHRISTIAN, Mississippi - The Pass Christian School Board has selected Carla Evers as the new superintendent.
- Schwarz leads Florida past Mississippi State in SEC, 12-2 Updated: May-27-16 10:20 pm
HOOVER, Alabama - JJ Schwarz was 4 for 5 with four RBIs runs to lead Florida to a 12-2, seven-inning victory over regular-season champion Mississippi State on Friday night in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game.
- Mississippi attorney: Don't block religious objections law Updated: May-27-16 6:24 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi government attorneys are opposing two legal challenges to a new state law that will let circuit clerks cite religious objections to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples
- The Latest: Mississippi objects to 2 challenges to LGBT law Updated: May-27-16 5:45 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on lawsuits over a Mississippi religious-objections law (all times local):
- Mississippi self-imposes scholarship cuts in football Updated: May-27-16 3:50 pm
OXFORD, Mississippi - Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations and is still investigating more allegations involving first-round NFL draft pick Laremy Tunsil.
- Mississippi confirms first case of West Nile virus for 2016 Updated: May-27-16 12:29 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi is reporting its first human case of West Nile virus for 2016.
- Flaggs says he will seek second term as Vicksburg mayor Updated: May-27-16 10:51 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. says he's running for a second term in 2017.
- Gulfport hospital receives $2.3 million FEMA grant Updated: May-27-16 10:49 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - Memorial Hospital in Gulfport is getting more than $2 million to expand its electrical generator capacity ahead of hurricane season.
- Highway patrol: Child hit by car dies Updated: May-27-16 7:35 am
SHANNON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a child struck by a car on Highway 245 in Shannon.
- Hinds County to crack down on illegal tags Updated: May-27-16 7:23 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Hinds County has hired an additional tag investigator to catch residents operating with illegal auto tags, including those with tags from another county or out-of-state.
- Sheriff: Train, garbage truck collided in Lamar County Updated: May-27-16 7:15 am
LUMBERTON, Mississippi - Lamar County authorities are investigating a sanitation truck-train accident.
- Hattiesburg doctor, second man arrested on drug charges Updated: May-27-16 7:00 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Two Hattiesburg men - one a trauma surgeon at Forrest General Hospital - have been arrested drug-related charges.
- Gulfport aquarium opponents call it 'dolphin prison' Updated: May-27-16 6:47 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A former dolphin trainer at Marine Life Oceanarium in Gulfport says she has collected more than 91,000 signatures on a petition she hopes will scuttle the proposed Mississippi Aquarium, which she calls a dolphin prison.
- Marine patrol officer threatened on social media Updated: May-27-16 6:39 am
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - Mississippi authorities are looking for a man they say used social media to threaten a state Marine Patrol officer on Facebook.
- Gulfport planners approve FunTime USA construction Updated: May-27-16 6:30 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The Gulfport Planning Commission has approved the development of FunTime USA amusement park.
- Historic Stuckey's Bridge to get fresh coat of paint Updated: May-27-16 6:24 am
QUITMAN, Mississippi - An historic wooden bridge spanning the Chunky River in Clarke County is getting a fresh coat of paint Saturday because of recent vandalism.