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Tennessee football coach drowns trying to save child who fell into ditch

A Tennessee youth football coach is being called a hero after he jumped into a drainage ditch to ...

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Was Mississippi DEA agent justified in claiming self-defense in killing next-door neighbor? New questions raised about how man avoided trial.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Harold Duane Poole was waiting with his semiautomatic service rifle — and an ...

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Mississippi now leads the world in mass incarceration. Prison population growing in state as overall numbers in U.S. drop.

Mississippi is now the world’s leader in putting people behind bars — more inmates per capita than any ...

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Mississippi police officer arrested on stolen firearm charge

A Mississippi police officer has been arrested for having a stolen firearm. WAPT News in Jackson reports that ...

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Woman charged with burglary and destruction of Mississippi church

A Mississippi woman was arrested on charges of burglary and destruction of a church. The Alcorn County Sheriff’s ...

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Man’s 12-year-old red Dachshund stolen from vehicle in Mississippi Dollar General parking lot Monday

Last year, Billy Hall, 63, lost his wife, Barbara. Since that time, Hall has grown close to his ...

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Deputies thwart attempt to break into Mississippi church

Deputies say they thwarted an attempt to burglarize a small town Mississippi church The attempted burglary was reported ...

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One dead, another arrested after shooting at party in Mississippi hotel room

An 18-year-old is dead and another 18-year was arrested after an argument at a party in a Ridgeland ...

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Three arrested after drug raid turns up meth lab, fentanyl in Mississippi house.

An early morning raid on Tuesday at a home in the 100 block of Clear Creek Drive in ...

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‘I’m Sunk’: Mississippi business owner says unfounded Monkeypox rumor is hurting his business

Fifteen years ago, Falah El Khamil came to Vicksburg and opened Speed Mart, a convenience store at the ...

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Three arrested, accused of helping inmates escape Mississippi jail

Three people have been arrested and charged with aiding four inmates to escape from a Mississippi jail last ...

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Suspect searched ‘how long it takes to strangle someone’ minutes before missing Ole Miss student was to arrive, prosecutors say

A Mississippi judge on Tuesday denied bond for a man suspected of killing a University of Mississippi student ...

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Grand jury in Mississippi declines to indict woman in Emmett Till killing

A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching ...

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Mississippi ‘guard cat’ credited with prevent would-be robbery

A Mississippi man said his pet cat helped prevent a robbery at his home, and he credits the ...

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IT’S OFFICIAL: Recent catfish caught by Mississippi fisherman breaks state record set in 1997

Brookhaven resident Christopher Halley drove an hour to Natchez on July 30. He purchased bait from Jo Bob’s ...

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‘He has not been forgotten.’ Mississippi police seek help in case of man who went missing more than 10 years ago.

Police are hoping that there is someone who can help them solve a missing person’s case that is ...

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Man awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to shooting Mississippi K-9 officer tries to escape jail

The Alabama man who pleaded to shooting a Mississippi K9 officer will now face a jail escape charge. ...

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves celebrates completion of highway expansion

Officials gathered in Richland Monday to cut ribbon on the recently expanded U.S. Highway 49 in Rankin County. ...

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UPDATE: Missing Mississippi man found dead. Man arrested in connection with his murder.

Police have arrested a Mississippi man in connection with the death of a man who was reported missing ...

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Dog with head stuck in food bucket startles Mississippi drivers, spurs rescue efforts

A number of travelers on a Mississippi highway were witness to a frightening sight on Saturday. They saw ...