Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.
Mississippi has seven children in the intensive care unit due to COVID-19, including two who are on life support.
After coming in last place in his fantasy football league, Lee Sanderlin spent 15 hours in a Mississippi Waffle House and ate nine waffles.
The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city and a state senator both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and state police officers that killed two people and injured 12 others on the campus of a historically Black college.
River traffic has reopened on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, three days after it was closed when a crack was discovered in the Interstate 40 bridge that connects Tennessee and Arkansas, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.
Multiple tornadoes were reported Sunday night across Mississippi, damaging buildings and causing downed trees and power lines.
Buddy, a Labrador retriever mix, is currently receiving care at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Sherry Nabors said her late husband, Jeff, wanted to get married knowing that he would soon die from COVID-19 days after being hospitalized with the virus.
A photo of a Mississippi middle school teacher’s writing assignment on slavery is drawing heavy criticism online, and parents in the district are speaking out.
There was little discussion before senators passed Senate Bill 2536 in a late-night session earlier this week to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ or women’s sports in the state's schools and universities.
Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem on Monday, just over six months after legislators retired the last state banner in the U.S. that included the divisive rebel symbol.
Initial shipments of the second COVID-19 vaccine authorized in the U.S. left a distribution center Sunday.
Mississippi police on Monday said a healthy 2-year-old boy who was abandoned with a change of clothes and a note that said, “child abandoned…no phone number for mom” at a Goodwill drop-off has been identified and a suspect was arrested.
A man is wanted by Mississippi police after security footage captured him robbing a bank with his face mask pulled down.
In a since-deleted Twitter message, state Rep. Price Wallace wrote last Saturday that the Magnolia State should “succeed” from the union after the Democrat’s win over President Trump, according to reports.
Mississippi on Tuesday voted to replace its state flag, which had been the last one in the U.S. to include an image of the Confederate-themed battle flag.
A sheriff's office in Mississippi said 17 inmates were baptized last week in what they hope will be a "new start."
A Mississippi man has been arrested in Tucson for allegedly molesting a four-year-old relative.
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.