OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge on Tuesday denied bond for a man suspected of killing a University of Mississippi student who has been missing since early July.
Judge Grady F. Tollison III rejected a request to set bond for Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada, during a preliminary hearing in Oxford.
KEARNEY PARK, Miss. (AP) — Several workers suffered severe burns following a Friday morning explosion in central Mississippi.
The explosion happened at a salt water disposal site in Madison County, WLBT-TV reported.
FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi on Thursday said it was suing three employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center for allegedly spreading false information.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is in custody accused in the disappearance of a college student last seen July 8.
Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, of Grenada, was arrested on a charge of murder in the case involving Jimmie “Jay” Lee, a 20-year-old University of Mississippi student.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service worker was killed in Jackson Thursday after a suspect involved in a police chase crashed into his truck.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart said the mail carrier died at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Scholars of the late William Faulkner will gather in person and online to discuss the work of Nobel Prize-winning author.
The University of Mississippi’s 48th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference takes place Sunday through Thursday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The family of a missing University of Mississippi student has issued a public call for help.
Mississippi news outlets report that the father of Jimmie “Jay” Lee recorded a video statement, distributed this week by the Oxford Police Department, discussing his son’s disappearance.
OXFORD, Miss (AP) — Authorities continued to search Tuesday for a University of Mississippi student who went missing days ago in the northern part of the state.
Oxford Police renewed a call to the public for any tips leading to the whereabouts of Jimmie “Jay” Lee.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is committing $3.5 million to build a new practice field for its Pride of the South marching band.
Chancellor Glenn Boyce said the university's commitment will pair with various gifts and major donations to the project totaling about $330,000.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has vetoed part of a budget bill for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, saying he objects to spending $50 million for improvements to the adult hospital in Jackson.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Three students at the University of Mississippi, for the first time, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships in a single year.
Ethan Lambert, of Corinth, Mississippi; Reinhard “Matt” Knerr, of Paducah, Kentucky; and Alexandria “Ally” Watrous, of Lexington, Kentucky, all members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, have become the university’s 19th, 20th and 21st winners.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The insurance agreement between Mississippi’s academic medical center and Blue Cross & Blue Shield has ended, with the hospital saying some patients will pay more and others might have to leave Mississippi for certain services.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Leaders in the hometown of the University of Mississippi are considering allowing people to drink alcohol openly during city-sponsored events.
The Oxford Eagle reports that alderman are considering a change to city rules allowing bear or wine to be sold by city-approved vendors in fenced-in areas.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has lifted its mask mandate.
Face coverings are now optional in classrooms, laboratories, studios, residence halls, libraries, dining facilities, the Student Union, Campus Recreation facilities, retail spaces, offices, conference rooms or extracurricular activities held in indoor on-campus spaces, WMC-TV reported.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Mississippi jail inmate who died at a hospital.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate the death of the Warren County inmate, The Vicksburg Post reported.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Biloxi man has been arrested and is accused of carrying a gun on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus and attacking an officer.
The 49-year-old suspect was taken into custody Monday at the Jackson medical facility, WLBT-TV reported.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An anonymous donor is giving the University of Mississippi $100,000 to pay for a scholarship named after civil rights pioneer Fannie Lou Hamer, according to a news release from the university.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi hospital association is sounding the alarm over nursing vacancies.
There are nearly 3,000 registered nurse vacancies in Mississippi, The Clarion Ledger reported.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Health Department on Tuesday ordered all hospitals in the state to allow the transfer of critically ill patients, an effort to help people in rural areas receive care as the state continues to see a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A special exhibit at the University of Mississippi explores the motives, pressures and fears that shaped Americans’ responses to Nazism, war and genocide in Europe during the 1930s and ’40s.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An author whose debut novel in 2020 received awards and critical acclaim will write and teach at the University of Mississippi in the spring.
Raven Leilani has been announced as the John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A second fraternity at the University of Mississippi has been suspended until 2025 after violating the university’s policy against hazing, a top school official said.
The Lambda Pi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., was notified by the university that it is suspended until Jan.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — James Meredith says he conquered white supremacy and created a new Mississippi 59 years ago when he became the first Black student to enroll in the University of Mississippi — a school whose longstanding nickname, Ole Miss, is rooted in plantation vernacular of the Confederacy.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi public universities are withdrawing policies requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 after an injunction from a federal judge prohibiting the Biden administration from enforcing its vaccination mandate for federal contractors.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Seven members of the recently suspended Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at the University of Mississippi have been arrested after they were accused of using social media to harass a former frat member who reported the organization for hazing.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity has been suspended, a year after a member was charged with assault for spraying cleaning solution on pledges during a hazing ritual.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi shipyard worker died this week, days after he was injured on the job.
The Sun Herald reported that a spokesperson for Ingalls Shipbuilding issued a statement Tuesday confirming Randy Wade had died.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A deputy U.S. marshal from Louisiana has died days after he was in a car crash on duty in central Mississippi.
The U.S. Marshals Service said Jared Keyworth was working in the Jackson area Sept.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former district attorney in Mississippi's largest county has died after being injured in a car crash earlier this month.
Robert Shuler Smith was hospitalized at the University of Mississippi Medical Center since a Sept.
A civil rights attorney who fought to desegregate Southern schools in the 1960s and was pushed out of his University of Mississippi teaching job amid uproar over his work on behalf of Black clients has died.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As patients stream into Mississippi hospitals one after another, doctors and nurses have become all too accustomed to the rampant denial and misinformation about COVID-19 in the nation's least vaccinated state.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of capital murder in the 2019 death of a college student he occasionally dated pleaded guilty Friday to a lesser charge that took the death penalty off the table.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's only Level 1 trauma center and teaching hospital announced Friday it will now mandate all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The policy is a reversal from a rule put in place last month that allowed employees or students to skip the vaccine if they agreed to wear an N95 mask while on campus.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday that his goal is to keep as many schools open as possible, even as COVID-19 cases continue to rise sharply in the state, because he does not want children to lose academic advancement.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — On normal days, the garage is where people park while visiting Mississippi's only children's hospital, a building next door decorated with a logo of a rainbow and sun. Now air-conditioned tents with beds, monitors and oxygen fill the garage's bottom floor.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's only Level 1 trauma center is setting up a second emergency field hospital in a parking garage that will handle some of the sickest COVID-19 patients as the virus continues to ravage the state.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi will open a 50-bed field hospital and the federal government will send medical professionals to help treat patients as COVID-19 cases continue surging in a state with one of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S., officials said Wednesday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi has reached a settlement with an assistant professor who was terminated after publicly criticizing the school as racist while speaking out for criminal justice reform.
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s only level-one trauma hospital and academic medical center will require all employees and students who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear an N95 mask while inside, a decision that a top official acknowledged would not be popular with everyone in the country’s least vaccinated state and may result in the loss of employees.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi couple is giving $10 million to the University of Mississippi's athletics foundation, and the school’s basketball and event arena has been named for them.
The arena, which opened in January 2016, is now called “The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at Ole Miss.”
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Joseph Latino, bishop emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi, died Friday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the diocese said. He was 83.
The diocese said Tuesday that a Mass of Christian Burial is set for 11:30 a.m.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Grove at the University of Mississippi will reopen for pregame and postgame parties during the 2021 football season after being closed in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi Medical Center officials say they are seeing an impact from a multimillion dollar grant that aims to get more doctors working in rural areas.
In July, the federal Health Resources and Services Administration awarded the UMMC medical school the first $1...
The University of Mississippi on Friday advised students and staff to avoid parts of campus where two pro-Confederate groups plan to protest over the weekend.
Ole Miss issued the warning in an announcement circulated ahead of the "Mississippi Stands Rally" expected to culminate Saturday afternoon at a Confederate monument located on the college's campus.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two young children were shot Thursday in a car being driven by their mother near the University of Mississippi Medical Center, prompting the mother to pull them from the car and run them to the emergency room.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The National Science Foundation is giving four Mississippi universities $20 million over five years to study electronic devices that create, detect and control light...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Some of the boxes stacked inside anthropologist Molly Zuckerman's laboratory contain full bones — a skull, a jaw, or a leg...