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Mississippi Republicans win statewide races

Mississippi voters handed Republicans continued control of the governor’s office and victories in six other statewide races, as they also decided a host of legislative ... Read more

5 months ago by The Associated Press.

Search and rescue teams stationed in Mississippi

Search-and-rescue teams are stationed at three places in Mississippi in preparation for torrential rainfall from Tropical Storm Barry as it pushes north from the Gulf ... Read more

9 months ago by The Associated Press.

Morganza Spillway opening postponed

Plans to open a major Mississippi River spillway have been canceled, at least for the time being. Read more

10 months ago by The Associated Press.

Cochran’s funeral set for Capitol

A funeral will be held next week in the Mississippi Capitol for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican who represented the state for 45 ... Read more

10 months ago by The Associated Press.

Fire engulfs historic Notre Dame Cathedral

A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural ... Read more

12 months ago by The Associated Press.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves gov took part in Confederate frat parties

While in college in the 1990s, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves took part in his fraternity's Old South parties. And at such Kappa Alpha parties, ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Another outage at Grand Gulf nuclear plant in southwest Mississippi raises concerns

Another unplanned outage at Mississippi's Grand Gulf nuclear power plant is adding to regulators' concerns over reliability problems at the largest single-unit nuclear power plant ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Farm bill orders sale of federal land to group considering Lake Okhissa development

A southwest Mississippi group will be able to buy some land around a reservoir following Congress' passage this week of the farm bill. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Alexandria, La., woman killed when brothers fight over gun

Police in Louisiana say a woman was killed when two brothers fought over a gun and the weapon fired. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Woman, teen killed Sunday in separate shootings in Jackson

A 25-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man have been shot to death in separate incidents in Mississippi's capital city. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Cars for sale: Auto museum in Mississippi closing next year

An automobile museum in Mississippi is closing next year, with the co-founder saying it's no longer "sustainable" for her and some volunteers to operate. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

137 murders and counting: New Orleans on pace to have fewest murders since 1971

With just over two weeks left in 2018, New Orleans is on pace to see a significant drop in the number of murders for the ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Brothers charged in death of man wrapped in duct tape

A grand jury has handed up an indictment charging two brothers in the death of a Louisiana man who had been wrapped in duct tape ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Fashion statement? New Orleans man wearing ‘cocaine’ clothing reportedly spray painted word along Bourbon Street

Police in Louisiana say a man wearing a shirt and hat decorated with the word "cocaine" spray-painted the word along Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Death row inmate requests to be executed immediately

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Jackson man gets 3 years for stealing veteran’s ID and $130,000 in veteran’s benefits

A Mississippi man has been sentenced to three years in prison for stealing the identity of a U.S. military veteran and using it to get ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Tunica man to stand trial in Michigan student’s death

A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the fatal off-campus shooting of a 22-year-old Michigan State University student. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Gulf Coast man who rammed cars to flee ‘zombies’ gets 15 years

A Mississippi Gulf Coast man who rammed vehicles because he thought zombies were chasing him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Officials seek Mississippi inmate who stole van, escaped

Authorities in Mississippi are searching for a Madison County inmate who escaped custody when he stole a sheriff's office van and fled. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

First-time state GOP lawmaker set to enter 2019 race for Mississippi governor

A first-term Republican state lawmaker is set to start his 2019 campaign for Mississippi governor, although he says he hasn't started raising money. Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

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