HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A retired Mississippi police lieutenant has been killed in a two-vehicle crash.
The Hattiesburg American reports 75-year-old John Smith Jr. died after the crash...
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi school district has hired a new superintendent as it tries to improve its state rating.
The Enterprise-Journal reports that the South Pike School District...
PETAL, Miss. (AP) — Some residents of a Mississippi city say they oppose the construction of a recently approved $15 million luxury apartment complex.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman convicted of tax crimes is out of federal prison.
The Hattiesburg American reports 64-year-old Linda Bolton was released July 3 from a...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Work is underway on a memorial to honor a Mississippi voting rights activist killed when the Ku Klux Klan firebombed his home.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The body of a 17-year-old Mississippi boy has been recovered after he drowned in the Mississippi Sound on Saturday.
Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer tells...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday it won't review the case of the only woman Mississippi's death row, whose capital murder convictions were overturned by federal judges and...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Four more people accused of prescribing unneeded pain creams to bilk insurers have been indicted on fraud charges in Mississippi.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi City Council says they won't arrest first-time offenders in possession of an ounce or less of marijuana.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — An Ole Miss graduate who promoted organ donation has won the Miss Mississippi competition.
During a ceremony Saturday night in Vicksburg, local media report that Miss...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A county supervisor in Mississippi says he fell behind on property tax payments after his business was damaged by a tornado.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police say a Mississippi woman shot a man, put him in her vehicle and drove at least an hour before taking him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — There was no diploma in the folder he received. But that wasn't the point.
It was the actual walk across the stage with Petal High graduates that brought people to...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Court of Appeals has denied a new trial for a man convicted of killing two women and the baby with whom one of the women was pregnant.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Workers of a Hattiesburg, Mississippi, business are calling for better wages and the creation of a union.
WDAM-TV reports several Maximus workers protested outside...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — More than 300 Mississippi teenagers are learning about federal, state and local government during American Legion Auxiliary Magnolia Girls State.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A judge has stayed two lawsuits against a Mississippi police officer accused of not dropping charges against two murder suspects who reportedly had concrete...
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is starting a program aimed at decreasing long lines at driver's license bureaus.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A politically connected former certified public accountant in Mississippi was sentenced Thursday to five years in federal prison for conspiracy to defraud the United...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The University of Southern Mississippi is saluting nearly 1,800 graduates.
Spokesman Michael Arnold says the university doesn't have an outside keynote speaker this...
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is suing police officers who accused him of killing his girlfriend, alleging his civil rights were violated.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials say a traveler with measles who visited Mississippi last month did not infect anyone in the state.
State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said Friday that a...
RICHTON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of chickens were killed and a highway was blocked for hours when a tractor-trailer carrying live birds overturned in south Mississippi.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man charged in the kidnapping of his girlfriend is now charged with capital murder in her death.
The Hattiesburg American reports 32-year-old Demarcus...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Voters in a south Mississippi city have voted to increase the local hotel and restaurant tax from 2% to 3% to pay for parks and other services.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi officials say they're investigating a third site where a traveler passing through Mississippi could have infected people with measles.
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Voters in south Mississippi are deciding whether a city should raise its hotel and restaurant tax.
The referendum in Hattiesburg on Tuesday would raise the tax from...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi officials say they're investigating whether a traveler passing through Mississippi may have infected people with measles.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge in southern Mississippi is shifting to senior status, a move that opens a second seat in the six-judge district that President Donald Trump could...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Capitol is losing its cannons.
The two World War I cannons have stood for decades on the south side of the building. On Thursday, they were permanently...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A body found last week in south Mississippi has been identified as a Hattiesburg woman missing since Nov. 25.
The Hattiesburg Police Department tells WDAM-TV that...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says she was distressed to find dozens of plastic cafeteria trays dumped in a wooded area near a school.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi sheriff's deputies have found human remains after receiving an anonymous tip.
Forrest County Sheriff's Department Capt. Phillip Hendricks says the...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A school official says a Mississippi high school band director accused of child exploitation is no longer employed at the school.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Another Mississippi man charged in a fraud case that federal prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others has pleaded...
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Small engine manufacturer Kohler Co. is eliminating 600 jobs in Wisconsin as it transfers some of its work to Mississippi but the affected workers are getting employment...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A man has died in a shooting that followed a family argument in Mississippi.
The Forrest County coroner told news outlets that 40-year-old Ronnie Turner of...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A maker of small engines is consolidating operations from Wisconsin to Mississippi, with plans to hire 250 people there over the next two years.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A suspect in a 2018 Louisiana killing has been arrested in Mississippi.
News outlets in both states say 23-year-old Kevon Southall of Houma was arrested early...
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A south Mississippi city could have to repay $500,000 that the federal government says was "inappropriately used ... without adequate documentation."
UTSA seeks revenge on Southern Miss
UTSA (17-13, 11-6) vs. Southern Miss (18-11, 10-7)
Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss goes for the season sweep over UTSA...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — MISSISSIPPI SENATE BY PARTY
The Mississippi Senate has 52 seats. Current partisan balance is 34 Republicans and 18 Democrats.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that a man who was wrongfully terminated is entitled to seek lost future earnings totaling $1.25...
12th person pleads guilty in Mississippi pharmacy fraud
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others.
Mississippi woman pleads guilty in massive pharmacy fraud
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman charged in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others pleaded guilty...
Hattiesburg ex-mayor DuPree running for secretary of state
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former mayor who was the Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor in 2011 is now running for secretary of state.
New leaders at Mississippi utility roiled by complaints
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A south Mississippi water utility long roiled by member complaints has new leadership.
WDAM-TV reports that Arnold Line Water Association's board and membership agreed last week on new leaders, with the new choices taking over immediately.
2 men recaptured after jail escape, could face more charges
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two south Mississippi men face additional criminal charges after they were recaptured following a jail escape.
Local news outlets report 26-year-old Carlos Sibley and 29-year-old Donaven Harris were recaptured Saturday in Hattiesburg after escaping from the Forrest County jail Friday night.