Recovery from deadly Mississippi tornado tough for low-income residents
Mississippi is one of the poorest states in the U.S., and the majority-Black Delta where the massive tornado struck has long been one of the poorest parts of the state.
Gunman kills 6 including ex-wife in northern Mississippi, sheriff says
A Mississippi sheriff says a lone gunman man killed six people including his ex-wife and stepfather at multiple locations in a small, rural town near the Tennessee state line.
Want your ex-Valentine arrested? Police offer weekend special
Valentine’s Day can bring out the pettiness in people, and police in Mississippi are here for it.
Jackson, Mississippi, preparing to go without water periodically for up to 10 years as crisis continues
The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the US a 'C-' overall for its drinking water systems.
Veterinarian identified as woman who shot, killed 2 Mississippi police officers: reports
Investigators are still trying to piece together what led to the fatal shootings.
2 Mississippi officers killed after 30-minute talk with woman during welfare check
Two police officers in coastal Mississippi were shot and killed early Wednesday by a woman who they had talked to for nearly 30 minutes in a motel parking lot, authorities said. The woman also died.
Furniture company lays off thousands in a memo just days before Thanksgiving
Nearly the entire workforce of the Mississippi-based company got a memo informing them not to come to work the next day.
Emmett Till to be honored with larger-than-life statue in Mississippi town
The 9-foot bronze statue of Emmett Till coming to Greenwood, Mississippi, is not far from where white men kidnapped and killed the Black teen over accusations that he flirted with a white woman.
Former daycare workers charged, accused of scaring kids with 'Scream' mask
Video footage showed one of the former Mississippi daycare employees wearing a mask similar to the "Scream" movies and yelling at children who didn't "clean up" or "act good."
Man who stole plane in Mississippi charged with making terroristic threats
Cory Wayne Patterson stole a plane from the Tupelo Regional Airport, took off, called 911 and then threatened to crash the aircraft.
Jackson water crisis: City sees some improvements in damaged water system
The water crisis affects the city's 150,000 residents — many of whom were unable to take showers or flush toilets — plus an estimated 30,000 who come into the city to work at businesses without water pressure.
Man admits faking his death to avoid sex abuse charges
A military veteran pleaded guilty to faking his own death to try to avoid sexual abuse charges in Mississippi.
‘A good sign’: 1st sea turtle nest spotted on Mississippi beach in 4 years
After destructive hurricanes, an oil spill, and other traumatic events, it appears sea turtles are coming back to the Mississippi coast.
Mississippi women's health clinic drops challenge of state's near-ban on abortions
The Mississippi abortion clinic that was at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade has ended a lawsuit in which it was seeking to block the state from enforcing a law banning most abortions.
2022 midterms: Primaries shift focus to control of US House
Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate races this fall.
Man who faked death to avoid child rape charges gets 85 years in prison
"This is the first time in my 18 years I have ever seen anything so brazen and so vile," prosecutors said.
Mississippi festival shooting: Final day canceled after 1 killed, several wounded
A law enforcement officer shot and killed one of the people suspected of firing the shots at a festival in Mississippi that left 1 dead and several injured.
Man who lost sister now decorates caskets for parents who lost children
Casey Lawhon, 25, has found his mission in life by personalizing caskets for families to honor their loved ones lost.