- Prescott, Treadwell, Mullens among Conerly Trophy finalists Updated: Nov-23-15 5:00 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott, Mississippi receiver Laquon Treadwell and Southern Miss quarterback Nick Mullens are among the 10 finalists for the 20th Conerly Trophy.
- Body found in creek near Jackson mobile home park Updated: Nov-23-15 10:07 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Jackson police are investigating the discovery of a body in a partially submerged car near a mobile home park.
- Lawyer: Prison commissaries charge too much for many items Updated: Nov-22-15 9:58 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A 12-ounce box of cereal that costs $1.67 for 20 ounces at a discount store will cost an inmate $4.80 in the prison commissary, which is punishment for the families, an Oxford attorney said of the excessive charges.
- Black group names superintendent of year: Jackson's Gray Updated: Nov-22-15 5:16 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The National Alliance of Black School Educators has named Cedrick Gray of Jackson Public Schools as its superintendent of the year. It was among 10 awards given at the organization's annual conference in Washington.
- 2 women shot to death around Mississippi capital Updated: Nov-20-15 11:50 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A Missouri businesswoman and a woman who had recently moved to Mississippi from New York were killed in what police called a shooting spree around Mississippi's capital.
- Freeman scores 20 as No. 20 Baylor beats Jackson State 77-60 Updated: Nov-20-15 10:25 pm
WACO, Texas - Al Freeman scored 20 points and No. 20 Baylor overcame a slow start to defeat Jackson State 77-60 Friday night.
- Jackson may privatize parking meters Updated: Nov-20-15 10:02 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The city of Jackson will advertise next month for proposals to privatize the city's parking meter operation.
- Man gets 25 years in DUI killing of Belhaven football player Updated: Nov-19-15 4:06 pm
BRANDON, Mississippi - A Mississippi man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to drunken driving and killing a college football player who was riding a bicycle home from work last Christmas Eve.
- Southeastern Louisiana holds off Mississippi College, 76-69 Updated: Nov-18-15 10:37 pm
HAMMOND, Louisiana - Mike Hawkins scored 13 points, Zay Jackson and Dimi Cook each added 12 points, and Southeastern Louisiana beat Mississippi College 76-69 on Wednesday night.
- Tied House election to be decided by a long green straw Updated: Nov-18-15 9:32 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A drawing of straws could decide the winner of a tied legislative race in Mississippi, and the outcome will determine whether Republicans reach a supermajority in the state House of Representatives.
- Tornadoes hit parts of Mississippi during overnight storms Updated: Nov-18-15 4:38 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - At least two tornadoes and heavy rainstorms in Mississippi destroyed a mobile home, partially tore a roof off a house, and left a truck driver injured after he drove into a downed tree, state officials said Wednesday.
- Weather Service says Mississippi storms included 2 tornadoes Updated: Nov-18-15 3:20 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The latest on severe weather affecting Mississippi Tuesday and Wednesday. All times local.
- Brent scores 22, Jackson State beats Southern Miss 78-60 Updated: Nov-17-15 10:38 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Javeres Brent hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points to help Jackson State beat Southern Miss 78-60 Tuesday night.
- Jackson committee approves entertainment district plan Updated: Nov-17-15 10:48 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Jackson City Council Planning Committee has approved the creation of a resort area and entertainment district in downtown Jackson.
- Hinds County seeking $62.5 million for corridor project Updated: Nov-17-15 3:46 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Hinds County supervisors are seeking $62.5 million for the first phase of a corridor project.
- Man's body found near train tracks in Jackson Updated: Nov-16-15 5:43 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Jackson investigators are looking for answers after a man's body was found near train tracks.
- Rolling Fork mayor again indicted for home repair fraud Updated: Nov-13-15 9:24 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The mayor of a small town in the Mississippi Delta has again been indicted on felony charges related to invoices he submitted for home repair work.
- Cathead Vodka moving operations to downtown Jackson Updated: Nov-13-15 4:31 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi's first distillery is moving operations from Madison to downtown Jackson.
- Peter Malnati wins Sanderson Farms for 1st PGA Tour victory Updated: Nov-09-15 6:39 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Peter Malnati finished his final round with a one-stroke lead. He then went to the clubhouse, where he watched the rest of the tournament on TV, talked with his wife and even did a few pull-ups to stay loose.
- Rep. Thompson, a Democrat, supporting Clinton for president Updated: Nov-09-15 4:55 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee says he's supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton for president in 2016.
- Alabama State defeats Jackson State 17-12 Updated: Nov-07-15 10:48 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Running back Stanley Robinson's 26-yard touchdown pass to DeMario Bell proved to be the difference in Alabama State's 17-12 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night.
- Mississippi governor leading trade delegation to Israel Updated: Nov-07-15 1:09 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is traveling to Israel for a week with a delegation of state economic development employees and private business executives.
- Jackson, Hinds County to buy Metrocenter mall space Updated: Nov-06-15 10:03 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The city of Jackson is buying the 60,000 square feet it leases in the Metrocenter mall, and Hinds County will acquire 40,000 feet in a deal the two finalized this week.
- Correction: Mississippi Elections-Education story Updated: Nov-05-15 5:45 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - In a story Oct. 31 about possible education policy changes, The Associated Press erroneously reported the first name of the Jackson school superintendent. His name is Cedrick Gray, not Cedric.
- Simpson Co. deputy grazed by bullet during burglary response Updated: Nov-04-15 7:27 pm
BRAXTON, Mississippi - Authorities say a Simpson County sheriff's deputy had minor injuries when he was grazed by a bullet after exchanging gunfire with two burglary suspects.