- Ole Miss volleyball player Laporte killed in car wreck Updated: Feb-12-16 6:39 pm
OXFORD, Mississippi - University of Mississippi volleyball player Ty Laporte was killed Thursday night in a two-car crash a few miles south of the Tennessee state line.
- Ole Miss volleyball player Laporte killed in car accident Updated: Feb-12-16 4:33 pm
OXFORD, Mississippi - University of Mississippi volleyball player Ty Laporte has been killed in a two-car accident a few miles south of the Tennessee state line.
- Newest Mississippi Supreme Court justice takes oath Tuesday Updated: Feb-12-16 4:06 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The newest member of the Mississippi Supreme Court takes her oath of office Tuesday.
- Chicago man sues to try to get on Mississippi primary ballot Updated: Feb-10-16 8:16 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Supreme Court is considering a challenge by a Chicago businessman who's trying to get listed on the state's March 8 Democratic primary ballot for president.
- Prison chief asks House to keep same budget, make no cuts Updated: Feb-10-16 6:15 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The head of Mississippi's prison system is asking the Legislature not to make any cuts to the department's budget for the next fiscal year starting July 1.
- Senate panel seeks appointed local school superintendents Updated: Feb-10-16 4:55 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi lawmakers are making a fresh push to have 55 elected local school superintendents appointed by school boards instead, with the Senate Education Committee approving such a bill Wednesday.
- Mississippi education leaders seek 8 percent budget increase Updated: Feb-09-16 6:51 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi's public schools, community colleges and universities are asking for an additional $372 million in the budget year beginning July 1, even as House Appropriations Committee Chairman Herb Frierson said lagging state revenue makes large increases more unlikely than ever.
- 3 running for vacant seat in Mississippi Senate Updated: Feb-09-16 6:00 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Three candidates are running for a Mississippi Senate seat in parts of Hinds and Madison counties.
- State monitoring oil spill in Mississippi River Updated: Feb-08-16 6:05 am
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is on the ground monitoring the site where a damaged barge may have leaked oil slurry last month.
- The Latest: Mississippi approves industrial incentives Updated: Feb-04-16 2:28 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on Mississippi's efforts to recruit a tire plant to western Hinds County and a shipyard to Gulfport (all times local):
- Mississippi insurance chief seeks tighter regs of bail bonds Updated: Feb-03-16 6:22 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney said Wednesday that he wants tighter state regulations for bail bond businesses and agents.
- Coast Guard investigates tanker crash on Mississippi River Updated: Feb-03-16 7:06 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard is investigating an accident on the Mississippi River involving an empty oil tanker.
- 'Grow where you're planted,' Mississippi gov tells students Updated: Feb-02-16 4:02 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant is imploring high-achieving college students to remain in Mississippi after graduation and build their careers in the state.
- Mississippi Legislature cutting 2 weeks off its 2016 session Updated: Feb-01-16 6:42 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Legislature is cutting two weeks off of its session this year to save money because of budget cuts.
- Rep. Holland back at Capitol less than 2 weeks after surgery Updated: Feb-01-16 6:30 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - State Rep. Steve Holland is back at the Mississippi Capitol, less than two weeks after having surgery to repair an abdominal hernia.
- Carmichael, GOP nominee twice for Mississippi governor, dies Updated: Feb-01-16 5:26 pm
MERIDIAN, Mississippi - Gil Carmichael, a two-time Republican nominee for Mississippi governor in the 1970s and head of the Federal Railway Commission under President George H.W. Bush, has died. He was 88.
- Mississippi attorney general seeks more wiretap authority Updated: Jan-27-16 7:51 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Fourth-term Attorney General Jim Hood says he's asking Mississippi lawmakers to give his office the power to do wiretaps to investigate human trafficking and white-collar crime.
- USM begins construction on new pedestrian pathway Updated: Jan-27-16 11:54 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Construction began Monday on a multi-use pathway at the University of Southern Mississippi that will provide a connection for pedestrians traveling between Pride Field and Scianna Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.
- Bryant's State of the State calls for 'blue-collar' tax cuts Updated: Jan-26-16 8:38 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant called for "blue-collar" tax cuts, public school choice and more spending on the state's troubled foster care system and crumbling highways during his annual State of the State address on Tuesday.
- Reeves keeps most of same leadership team in state Senate Updated: Jan-25-16 8:04 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Second-term Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is keeping most of his same leadership team in the Mississippi Senate, including chairmen of two powerful money committees.
- Tullos sworn in to Mississippi House in small ceremony Updated: Jan-25-16 5:33 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Republican Mark Tullos of Raleigh was sworn in to the Mississippi House in a small ceremony that was not announced to the public.
- Belhaven University baseball player dies in crash Updated: Jan-25-16 6:25 am
BELHAVEN, Mississippi - Authorities say a Belhaven University baseball player died in a one-car wreck early Sunday morning.
- State police: Man charged in fatal crash in Warren County Updated: Jan-23-16 5:52 pm
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The Mississippi Highway Patrol says a man has been arrested after he left the scene of a crash that left a woman and her son dead when three vehicles collided on U.S. Highway 80 early Saturday morning.
- North Mississippi receives about 2 inches of snow Updated: Jan-22-16 5:26 pm
Call it the tale of two storms: Just as about 2 inches of snow was about to fall in northern Mississippi, two tornadoes tore through parts of south Mississippi.
- State aims to curb Highway 12 accidents with medians Updated: Jan-22-16 6:49 am
STARKVILLE, Mississippi - Starkville's main commercial artery, Highway 12, is considered one of north Mississippi's most dangerous roads.