A bridge inspector was working 120 feet above the Mississippi River when he spotted a distressed dog beneath the deck.
Teachers in at least three states have died after bouts with the coronavirus since the dawn of the new school year.
The single design of the magnolia will go on the November ballot. If voters accept the design, it will become the new state flag.
A Mississippi woman is accused of arranging a sex deal between a teenage girl and an undercover police officer in Phoenix.
A man found fatally shot in a USPS delivery truck has been identified as a Mississippi Highway Patrol lieutenant.
Magnolias and stars. Beer cans, crawfish and guitars. A Gulf Coast lighthouse. Elvis Presley and Kermit the Frog. All appear on proposals submitted by the general public for a new Mississippi flag.
A deputy sheriff from Mississippi has died after saving his 10-year-old son from a rip current off a beach in Florida.
The Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, voted on Tuesday to remove the former Southern populist's statue from the grounds of City Hall in a 5-to-1 vote.
With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem — a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist.
Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag.
Mississippi has the last state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
City council members in Gulfport, Mississippi voted unanimously to take down the state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem, from municipal buildings.
The crescendo of calls comes amid protests over the May 25 death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes, and has reignited discussions over racial equality across the country.
A man in St. Louis was dragged and killed by a FedEx truck early Saturday following hours of violent demonstrations that rocked the city.
Mississippi and Louisiana—two states dealing with an increase of coronavirus cases—were hit Sunday with a deadly storm system that produced tornadoes that ripped through hundreds of homes and buildings, resulting in at least 17 deaths in the region.
Forecasters said heavy rains were expected in a band from eastern Louisiana across central parts of Mississippi and Alabama and into far west Georgia.
The men were arrested on Hwy. 52 in Zumbrota after driving 20 straight hours from Mississippi after the alleged shooting.
A group of Mississippi police officers are working to cultivate community relationships by helping shelter pups find their forever homes.
An ESPN reporter who died in December 2019 after contracting pneumonia had Stage IV cancer, according to his fiancé.
Rappers Jay Z and Yo Gotti filed a lawsuit Wednesday against prison officials in Mississippi on behalf of 29 inmates.