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.
A man is wanted by Mississippi police after security footage captured him robbing a bank with his face mask pulled down.
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.
Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.5 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water.
A bridge inspector was working 120 feet above the Mississippi River when he spotted a distressed dog beneath the deck.
Flooding has already begun in areas outside of New Orleans. The tidal surge pushed water onto roadways, lawns, and docks in parts of coastal Mississippi.
Storm-weary residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing for a new weather onslaught as Tropical Storm Sally churns toward them.
The single design of the magnolia will go on the November ballot. If voters accept the design, it will become the new state flag.
Hurricane Laura made landfall and brings unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves that will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana.
The two-storm combination could bring a history-making onslaught of wind and coastal flooding from Texas to Alabama, all complicated by the coronavirus pandemic, forecasters said.
A new study says that twenty-six states across the nation are at risk of not having enough ICU doctors to treat COVID-19 patients.
A man found fatally shot in a USPS delivery truck has been identified as a Mississippi Highway Patrol lieutenant.
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.
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.
With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem — a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist.
Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag.
Mississippi lawmakers are close to erasing the Confederate battle emblem from the 126-year-old state flag. The symbol is under criticism amid nationwide protests against racial injustice.
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.