A Mississippi police officer responded to a deadly shooting Sunday morning only to find out that her son was the victim.
David Neal Cox was executed in November for shooting his estranged wife and sexually assaulting his 12-year-old stepdaughter three times as her mother lay dying in front of her. But just before his execution, Cox admitted to also murdering his sister-in-law, and gave detailed instructions on where to find her body.
Supreme Court justices on Wednesday are weighing whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
The Mississippi auditor is demanding repayment of $77 million in misspent welfare money, including $828,000 from Brett Favre.
Investigators have identified the skeletal remains of a woman first discovered 44 years ago. Samuel Little, America’s most prolific serial killer who died in prison last December, is considered the prime suspect.
Mississippi has surpassed New Jersey as the state with the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., with roughly 1 of every 320 Mississippians having succumbed to the coronavirus.
A portion of a Mississippi highway collapsed, potentially caused by torrential rain in the area following Hurricane Ida, officials said.
“This is going to be a long recovery for the state,“ Todd Terrell, president of the United Cajun Navy, said.
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.
More storms are expected to continue hitting the southeastern United States Wednesday, after days of relentless severe weather has already left several areas with dangerous flooding and tornado damage.
Buddy, a Labrador retriever mix, is currently receiving care at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
President Joe Biden called Texas and other states’ decisions to end mask mandates and loosen other COVID-19 restrictions “a big mistake” and said it's “Neanderthal thinking.”
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 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.
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 bridge inspector was working 120 feet above the Mississippi River when he spotted a distressed dog beneath the deck.
The single design of the magnolia will go on the November ballot. If voters accept the design, it will become the new state flag.