Cory Wayne Patterson stole a plane from the Tupelo Regional Airport, took off, called 911 and then threatened to crash the aircraft.
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.
A military veteran pleaded guilty to faking his own death to try to avoid sexual abuse charges in Mississippi.
After destructive hurricanes, an oil spill, and other traumatic events, it appears sea turtles are coming back to the Mississippi coast.
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.
Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate races this fall.
"This is the first time in my 18 years I have ever seen anything so brazen and so vile," prosecutors said.
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.
Casey Lawhon, 25, has found his mission in life by personalizing caskets for families to honor their loved ones lost.