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.
Children are more at risk of contracting the coronavirus at a social gathering than in a classroom or childcare setting, a study by the University of Mississippi Medical Center found.
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.
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.
Cannabis-related propositions were on the ballot in New Jersey, Arizona, Montana and South Dakota. Medical marijuana initiatives were also being decided in Mississippi and South Dakota.
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.
Magnolias and stars. Beer cans, crawfish and guitars. A Gulf Coast lighthouse. Elvis Presley and Kermit the Frog. All appear on proposals submitted by the general public for a new Mississippi flag.
A deputy sheriff from Mississippi has died after saving his 10-year-old son from a rip current off a beach in Florida.
The Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, voted on Tuesday to remove the former Southern populist's statue from the grounds of City Hall in a 5-to-1 vote.
City council members in Gulfport, Mississippi voted unanimously to take down the state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem, from municipal buildings.
The crescendo of calls comes amid protests over the May 25 death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes, and has reignited discussions over racial equality across the country.
A sheriff's deputy and his wife in Mississippi are among the dead after a tornado struck on Easter Sunday, part of a widespread deadly storm system leaving devastation across the South.
The powerful storm system could bring severe weather to the northern parts of Central Florida after devastating the Deep South, killing several and damaging hundreds of homes and buildings.
Forecasters said heavy rains were expected in a band from eastern Louisiana across central parts of Mississippi and Alabama and into far west Georgia.
The state Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
Authorities say that Jacob Blair Scott, 43, didn’t actually commit suicide and that it appears he faked his own death.
A group of Mississippi police officers are working to cultivate community relationships by helping shelter pups find their forever homes.
The suspects allegedly presented an altered $100,000 ticket that appeared to have the winning numbers glued onto it.
The inmates were reportedly discovered missing during an "emergency count" on Saturday.