- George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.
- More than $1M raised for endowed chair Updated: Aug-28-15 4:44 pm
OXFORD, Mississippi - The University of Mississippi says more than $1 million has been raised for an endowed chair honoring outgoing Chancellor Dan Jones.
- Olive Branch names section of road to honor MLK Updated: Aug-28-15 4:02 pm
OLIVE BRANCH, Mississippi - Olive Branch has become the second city in DeSoto County to name a street for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
- The Latest: Former President Bush arrives in Mississippi Updated: Aug-28-15 2:14 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The latest on former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- Murder charges filed in fatal stabbing in Itawamba County Updated: Aug-28-15 2:02 pm
FULTON, Mississippi - Itawamba County authorities say first degree murder charges have been filed against a man in the stabbing death of a woman in the Fairview community.
- 4 arrested in Pearl River County slaying Updated: Aug-28-15 12:48 pm
POPLARVILLE, Mississippi - Authorities have charged four people in the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in a vehicle on a Pearl River County road.
- Pedestrian killed in hit & run in Jackson Updated: Aug-28-15 10:20 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - A University of Mississippi Medical Center security guard died after being struck by a hit and run driver.
- New plant, industry, jobs announced for Hancock County Updated: Aug-28-15 7:59 am
BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi - DAK Americas, a company that already operates the largest plastic-resin manufacturer in North America at Port Bienville Industrial Park in Hancock County, has announced a new manufacturing plant at the site that will produce 230 million pounds of polyester staple fibers a year.
- Wheelchair bound Natchez man dies in house fire Updated: Aug-28-15 6:23 am
NATCHEZ, Mississippi - A wheelchair bound Natchez man died in a house fire.
- McComb to spend BP oil spill money on streets Updated: Aug-28-15 6:10 am
MCCOMB, Mississippi - McComb officials have agreed to spend the city's $292,000 settlement from the BP oil spill on street repairs following debate on a proposal that would have given half of the money to repairing the Martin Luther King Center gym.
- Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage Updated: Aug-28-15 6:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus.
- Downtown tax district renewed for Main Street Updated: Aug-28-15 5:08 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The Vicksburg Main Street program will continue to generate revenue from a property millage in their taxing district.
- Saltillo to increase water rates Updated: Aug-28-15 4:02 am
SALTILLO, Mississippi - Water and sewage rates will be increasing in Saltillo starting Oct. 1.
- Student charged in university threats, will be evaluated Updated: Aug-27-15 7:50 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A student who Mississippi State University officials say threatened to kill himself and others will face misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges and has been referred for a mental and psychological evaluation.
- Guilty verdict in Lowndes County murder trial Updated: Aug-27-15 4:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Mississippi - A Lowndes County jury has convicted a Columbus man of murder and aggravated assault in a 2014 shooting inside the coliseum at the local fairgrounds that left one person dead and another injured.
- Private schools: East Mississippi games to watch Updated: Aug-27-15 4:02 pm
MERIDIAN, Mississippi - Lamar School started the season off with a bang.
- Mississippi court hears arguments in rape conviction appeal Updated: Aug-27-15 2:45 pm
JACKS0N, Mississippi - The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to throw out the rape conviction of a death row inmate.
- Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks Updated: Aug-27-15 10:22 am
BOSTON - Like their counterparts in the pros, more college football stars are starting to snatch up trademark rights to their names, nicknames and fan slogans.
- Ex-Mississippi coach pleads not guilty to daughter's murder Updated: Aug-27-15 9:10 am
BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi - A former Mississippi coach has pleaded not guilty to a capital murder charge related to the 2013 death of his 23-month-old daughter.
- Pascagoula man pleads guilty in tennis balls of meth case Updated: Aug-27-15 8:31 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A third man has pleaded guilty to charges related to the transporting meth in tennis balls from Fresno, California, to Jackson County.
- FEMA's Fugate tours school safe room while in Mississippi Updated: Aug-27-15 8:12 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the agency's greatest lessons since Hurricane Katrina have been in how to prepare and respond to the most severe emergencies.
- Bellevue incorporation process takes another step Updated: Aug-27-15 8:10 am
PURVIS, Mississippi - Organizers of a petition drive to elevate the community of Bellevue in Lamar County to a full-fledged municipality now have a location for a city hall and have gathered the first signatures.
- Sheriff: Biloxi firefight killed in domestic dispute Updated: Aug-27-15 6:01 am
VANCLEAVE, Mississippi - A Biloxi firefighter is dead, and a woman is in custody following a shooting in Jackson County.
- Boil water notice affecting 10,000 in Vicksburg Updated: Aug-27-15 5:50 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - An estimated 10,000 customers on the City of Vicksburg's water system and in the Yokena-Jeff Davis Water District, which buys water from the city, are under a boil order until further notice.
- Gautier arrests lead to federal case of fake credit cards Updated: Aug-27-15 5:29 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - Federal prosecutors say three Florida residents have admitted to producing and using fake credit cards in crimes reported in Mississippi and elsewhere.