- No. 15 Texas A&M women hold off No. 11 Mississippi St 64-58 Updated: Feb-11-16 9:48 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Courtney Williams had 22 points and Courtney Walker had 21 and No. 15 Texas A&M defeated No. 11 Mississippi State 64-58 on Thursday night.
- Puppy's collar likely caused Mississippi home's explosion Updated: Feb-11-16 8:18 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - Blame the dog.
- Sheldon named chancery judge in 5 south Mississippi counties Updated: Feb-11-16 8:07 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed a new chancery judge in five south Mississippi counties.
- Late sheriff's daughter pleads guilty Updated: Feb-11-16 6:12 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - A former Lee County sheriff's daughter has pleaded guilty to a felony charge involving a break-in.
- Arkansas justice cites Johnny Cash in dissent over cash bail Updated: Feb-11-16 4:05 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A ruling that defendants can be required to pay their bail in cash drew objections Thursday from Arkansas' Supreme Court chief justice, who cited a man who had strong opinions about the legal system: Johnny Cash.
- Sun Herald publisher announces retirement Updated: Feb-11-16 3:45 pm
BILOXI, Mississippi - The Sun Herald is looking for a new president and publisher.
- Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method Updated: Feb-11-16 2:50 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester that opponents describe as dismembering a fetus.
- Vote to remove state flag in McComb fails Updated: Feb-11-16 11:27 am
MCCOMB, Mississippi - A McComb selectman's motion to remove the Mississippi state flag from all city buildings because of its Confederate battle emblem has failed.
- Tupelo school system moves forward on building safe rooms Updated: Feb-11-16 6:30 am
TOPELO, Mississippi - The Tupelo Public School District is moving forward with construction of storm shelters at three elementary schools.
- City of Jackson passes Uber regulations Updated: Feb-11-16 6:16 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Jackson City Council has passed an ordinance aimed at regulating transportation-network companies like Uber.
- Grand jury: Body cameras for all Hancock Co. patrol officers Updated: Feb-11-16 6:01 am
BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi - A Hancock County jury wants body-worn cameras for all patrol officers with the sheriff's office and the Bay St. Louis, Waveland and Diamondhead police departments.
- Police arrest 3 accused of prostituting juvenile girl Updated: Feb-11-16 5:16 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - Police have arrested three adults they say targeted a missing juvenile girl for human trafficking.
- 2 killed in 6-car pileup in Gulfport Updated: Feb-10-16 8:25 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - Two people are dead after a six-vehicle accident in Gulfport.
- 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.
- Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions Updated: Feb-10-16 6:37 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law.
- 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.
- Hinds County searches for 3 inmates who fled work detail Updated: Feb-10-16 5:23 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A search is on for three inmates who walked away from a trash detail in Hinds County.
- 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.
- Delta Furniture opens plant in Houlka, plans to hire 100 Updated: Feb-10-16 1:13 pm
HOULKA, Mississippi - Upholstered furniture maker Delta Furniture has expanded into Chickasaw County, with plans to eventually hire 100 people.
- Paramedic arrested for sexual battery of a vulnerable person Updated: Feb-10-16 12:02 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says a Lafayette County Hospital paramedic has been arrested for sexual battery of a vulnerable person
- Death of pelican during parade under federal investigation Updated: Feb-10-16 10:30 am
PASS CHRISTIAN, Mississippi - State and federal authorities are investigating the death of a juvenile pelican after Sunday's St. Paul's Carnival Association parade in Pass Christian.
- Woman sentenced on false pretense charge in Ponzi scheme Updated: Feb-10-16 7:27 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - A woman suspected of operating a Ponzi scheme based in Mississippi and California has been sentenced on a false pretense felony charge.
- MSU offering alternative path to teaching certification Updated: Feb-10-16 7:21 am
STARKVILLE, Mississippi - Mississippi State University is offering people interested in going into teaching an alternate route to getting a teaching degree.
- FBI investigates bomb threats at Mississippi schools Updated: Feb-10-16 6:39 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Authorities say the FBI and the Office of Homeland Security are investigating bomb threats at seven Mississippi school districts.
- CopiahLincoln college may move to 4day class schedule Updated: Feb-10-16 5:43 am
BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi - CopiahLincoln Community College is considering moving to a fourday class schedule.