NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jail is correcting seven problems found by federal investigators looking into how it handles immigrants in custody.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has named on of its officials to oversee its officer-involved shootings division along with other responsibilities.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court should overturn its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide and let states decide whether to regulate abortion before a fetus can survive outside the womb, the office of Mississippi's Republican attorney general argued in papers fi…
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials in Mississippi’s capital city said Thursday that they’re confident they can meet the first deadlines in an agreement with the federal government on steps to improve the quality of Jackson’s drinking water.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi mayor was sentenced Thursday to two years and six months in federal prison and his wife was sentenced to probation, months after each pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the federal government.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Mississippi lawmakers say they're continuing to work on proposals to create a medical marijuana program, two months after the state Supreme Court invalidated one that voters had approved.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been charged with assaulting an officer and other crimes during the January U.S. Capitol insurrection, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A man charged in the March 2020 shooting of a Mississippi judge stood up during a preliminary hearing for the case and fired his attorney.
SOUTHAVEN. Miss. (AP) — The family of a Tennessee man who took LSD at a concert and then died after police stunned him and restrained him facedown has settled their lawsuit with a Mississippi city.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi pharmacist has pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to solicit and pay kickbacks and bribes in what prosecutors say was a wide-ranging fraud involving expensive compounded medication.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Shoppers at a south Mississippi outlet mall helped detain a man accused of attacking and sexually assaulting a woman in a restroom stall, police said.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers ignored its own operating manual when it twice opened a Mississippi River spillway in 2019, causing an environmental and economic disaster in Mississippi and Louisiana, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said Tuesday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi state health officer on Tuesday implored people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as a highly transmissible variant of the virus is spreading a state with one of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $88.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
VANCLEAVE, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a coastal Mississippi school district are trying to figure out how to pay for repairs on buildings, two months after local voters rejected borrowing money for those and other projects.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi tax collections increased during the state budget year that ended June 30, driven in part by people shopping online during the coronavirus pandemic.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — School districts in two southern Mississippi counties will start classes at the end of July for the first time, allowing students to get additional academic help during longer breaks throughout the year.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National Audubon Society is merging its Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi offices into a regional office called Audubon Delta, the nonprofit conservation group said Tuesday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's top public health official said Monday that the state is seeing a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in July.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bret Oliverio says he wants college athletes to endorse his Sup Dogs restaurant along the main Franklin Street drag steps from the University of North Carolina.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is scheduled to be sentenced in November after he pleaded guilty last week to federal charges of second-degree murder and aggravated sexual abuse of a child.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Cal-Maine Foods Inc. (CALM) on Monday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $4.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators will decide next year whether to keep the state Parole Board as a separate entity or transfer the board's functions to the Department of Corrections.
WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — A weekend car crash killed a Mississippi police officer just a day after she graduated from the police academy, the police chief said.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lake named for the king of rock ‘n’ roll is closed for repairs and could reopen in the spring of 2024.
McCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A local NAACP leader in Mississippi is praising a sheriff after he fired a deputy who was accused of acting disrespectfully toward people who were upset at a scene where the burned body of a Black man was found.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Inside a little office in downtown Gulfport, Tonisha Kimble is writing a new chapter in Mississippi’s history of Black-owned book stores.
This Week's Circulars
James Edward Murphy, 73, of Toomsuba, Miss., passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of his life will be held later. Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com.
Graveside services for Mrs. Mealetha Stidmon are Monday, July 26, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Sunset Cemetery, Meridian. Visitation: Sunday, July 25, 6-7 p.m., at Berry & Gardner OP Chapel, Meridian. Arrangements entrusted to Berry & Gardner.
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