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Mississippi man sentenced to more prison time for faking own death to avoid sex charges

A man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for faking his own death in Alabama to ...

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Woman hits $1.1 million jackpot at Mississippi casino slot machine

It wasn’t the sound of Christmas bells, but the sound of a $1.1 million jackpot at a Mississippi ...

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Teen clerk at Mississippi gas station killed; police looking for killer

A 17-year-old gas station clerk was shot to death in Crystal Springs Monday. Around 11:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. ...

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Tornado Watch issued for large portion of Mississippi

A Tornado watch has been issued for a large portion of Mississippi and for portions of Louisiana and ...

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Actress Octavia Spencer who started her film career in Mississippi to be honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The actress who began her career in Mississippi and won the Academy Award for her performance in “The ...

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Investigation launched after person walking in Mississippi woods discovers human remains

A person walking in the woods in north Mississippi notified law enforcement when they stumbled upon what appeared ...

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Severe weather update: Strong storms accompanied by tornadoes and hail likely to develop after 2 p.m., could last into early morning hours

Severe weather is forecast to hit much of Mississippi Tuesday afternoon and could last into eary Wednesday morning ...

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Police: Man found stabbed to death in Mississippi motel room

Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a Mississippi motel room Tuesday morning. Vicksburg Police ...

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Federal judge to decide whether to block drugs Mississippi uses to put inmates to death

A federal judge will decide whether to block Mississippi from using three drugs when it puts inmates to ...

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Teens charged with murder of 12-year-old thought to have been killed in game of Russian roulette. Teens accused of moving body to hide evidence.

Officials say that a Mississippi teen first thought to have been killed while playing a game of Russian ...

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Mississippi Lottery player gobbles up half-a-million dollars in Thanksgiving weekend drawing

A Mississippi Lottery player gobbled up more than half-a-million dollars in one of the state’s cash lotteries. The ...

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Brett Favre says Mississippi welfare probe neglecting roles of former governor, auditor

by Anna Wolfe Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre nagged former Gov. Phil Bryant for help funding a new volleyball ...

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Forecasters: Tornadoes likely in parts of Southeast US — including Mississippi — on Tuesday

By Alex Sosnowski, AccuWeather senior meteorologist As a potent, multifaceted storm rolls out from the Rockies, severe weather ranging from ...

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Defying national trends, this Mississippi university just enrolled largest freshman class in its history

The University of Mississippi recently announced that 22,967 students enrolled across the university’s seven campuses for fall 2022. ...

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Shortage leads Mississippi city to change from 12-hour-shifts to 9-hour shifts for police officers

Due to a shortage of available law enforcement workers, the Vicksburg Police Department will have officers working nine-hour ...

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Fingerprints Mississippi man left on child porn photos he created leads to his conviction, 18-year prison sentence

A Mississippi man was sentenced on Thursday to serve more than 18 years in prison for creating child ...

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One juvenile dies, another person critically injured in wreck on Mississippi interstate

Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol report that one juvenile has been killed and another person has been ...

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Magazine names Mississippi university director as national ‘Veteran Champion of the Year’

Home of one of the nation’s most veteran-friendly universities, Mississippi State is now the home of a “Veteran ...

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Daughter shoots own mother in head, police say; the mother died the next day

A Mississippi mother who was reportedly shot in the head by her own daughter early Friday morning has ...

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Man arrested following deadly truck stop shooting — more than 40 rounds fired forcing dozens to run for safety

A 42-year old man has been arrested following a deadly Thanksgiving shooting at a truck stop in Louisiana. ...