Investigators have identified the skeletal remains of a woman first discovered 44 years ago. Samuel Little, America’s most prolific serial killer who died in prison last December, is considered the prime suspect.
Mississippi has surpassed New Jersey as the state with the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., with roughly 1 of every 320 Mississippians having succumbed to the coronavirus.
Hurricane Ida left thousands without power in Louisiana’s late summer heat, and it could take weeks in some areas before it returns.
A portion of a Mississippi highway collapsed, potentially caused by torrential rain in the area following Hurricane Ida, officials said.
Hurricane Ida brought life-threatening floods and knocked out power to more than a million in Louisiana and Mississippi. Here’s how you can help.
“We’re going to have to choose who gets care and who doesn’t get care,” state Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. David Scrase warned.
U.S. military medical officers have been deployed to hospitals in Mississippi and Louisiana as both states face devastating surges in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths amid low vaccination rates.
The Mississippi State Department of Health issued an alert on Friday ordering any coronavirus-positive individuals to isolate for at least 10 days or face up to a 5-year prison sentence and a fine of up to $5,000.
Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.
A Mississippi man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly storming the U.S. Capitol and assaulting several officers during the pro-Trump Jan. 6 riot, according to the Department of Justice.
Mississippi has seven children in the intensive care unit due to COVID-19, including two who are on life support.
Russian news reports said searchers on Saturday found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to issue a landmark ruling in an abortion-rights case stemming from a 2018 Mississippi law.
The Supreme Court's order sets up a showdown over abortion with a more conservative court seemingly ready to dramatically alter nearly 50 years of rulings on abortion rights.
The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city and a state senator both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and state police officers that killed two people and injured 12 others on the campus of a historically Black college.
Multiple tornadoes were reported Sunday night across Mississippi, damaging buildings and causing downed trees and power lines.
Buddy, a Labrador retriever mix, is currently receiving care at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multistate salmonella outbreak linked to contact with wild songbirds and birdfeeders.
A significant tornado outbreak in the South on Wednesday is expected to continue with numerous strong, potentially violent tornadoes likely to impact the region into Thursday.
Sherry Nabors said her late husband, Jeff, wanted to get married knowing that he would soon die from COVID-19 days after being hospitalized with the virus.