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.
A photo of a Mississippi middle school teacher’s writing assignment on slavery is drawing heavy criticism online, and parents in the district are speaking out.
A Democratic congressman has sued Donald Trump, alleging Trump incited the deadly insurrection at the Capitol. It’s believed to be the first suit filed by a member of Congress in an expected wave of litigation over the riot.
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.
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.