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First-time state GOP lawmaker set to enter 2019 race for Mississippi governor

A first-term Republican state lawmaker is set to start his 2019 campaign for Mississippi governor, although he says ...

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US Supreme Court rejects Choctaw County’s appeal over woman’s time in jail without seeing judge

The Supreme Court has rejected a Mississippi county's appeal in the case of a woman who was jailed ...

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Grant aims to aid prisoners re-entering rural counties

The Mississippi Department of Corrections says it will use $715,000 in federal grant money to offer a re-entry ...

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‘Bye, Felicia’: Pascagoula school bans flip shirt honoring dead seniors

A Mississippi high school has banned students from wearing a class t-shirt that lists the names of three ...

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Man arrested and charged with killing mom in Jackson grocery store parking lot

A man has been arrested and charged with shooting and killing his mother in a Mississippi grocery store ...

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Mississippi man accused of promising beer for votes

Prosecutors in Mississippi say a former fire chief promised beer and money to influence votes as officials have ...

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5 Mississippi police officers investigated in custody death

Five police officers in Mississippi are being investigated in the death of a man they were taking to ...

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Inmate found unresponsive in cell at Mississippi prison

A spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Corrections says a prison inmate has been found unresponsive in his ...

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Mississippi Supreme Court rejects challenges over drug used in executions

Mississippi’s state Supreme Court on Thursday denied appeals from two death row inmates over Mississippi’s plans to execute ...

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Former Louisiana Gov. Blanco: ‘no escape’ from her cancer

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco says there's "no escape" from the incurable cancer that has spread throughout her ...

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Mississippi has 1st pediatric death of current flu season

The Mississippi Department of Health is confirming the first pediatric influenza death in the state for the 2018-19 ...

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Suspected serial killer confesses to 5 Mississippi deaths

Five Mississippi homicides are linked to a man suspected in dozens of deaths.

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Federal judge rules county is liable for jailing woman for 96 days without seeing judge

A federal judge says a county is liable for damages to a Mississippi woman who was jailed 96 ...

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Saints clinch playoff berth with win tonight in Dallas

Drew Brees and the Saints have a chance to do something that should seem familiar to Dak Prescott ...

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Hyde-Smith wins runoff, becomes first woman elected to Congress in Mississippi

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff Tuesday, surviving a video-recorded remark decried as racist ...

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Louisiana votes to end non-unanimous verdicts

A constitutional amendment to end non-unanimous jury verdicts in Louisiana was approved Tuesday by the state’s voters — ...

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Hyde-Smith, Espy in runoff; Wicker wins re-election

Mississippi’s U.S. Senate special election is headed to a runoff, and the state’s voters will either elect a ...

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Mississippi man pleads guilty to misusing money rather than paying mother’s medical bills

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to spending his mother's money on himself, rather than paying her medical ...

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Mississippi child hit by truck while boarding school bus

A state trooper says a north Mississippi child has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck while ...

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Missing class ring found 32 years later in neighboring state

A Louisiana man has been reunited with his high school class ring that went missing 32 years ago.

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