Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law.
A Papa John’s Pizza restaurant in Mississippi is at the center of an investigation by the state's health department after it was revealed that an employee may have exposed scores of customers to hepatitis A.
With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi's capital city and more rain on the way this week, the governor warned residents that it would be days before flood waters start to recede.
Mississippi’s Pearl River in Jackson was expected to crest at around noon on Monday, February 17, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), as severe flooding damaged dozens of homes and closed roads.
As the Justice Department investigates deaths and violence in the Mississippi prison system, one inmate had to wait about a month to get a cast on his arm that was broken during a prison riot, people close to the injured man say.
A group of Mississippi police officers are working to cultivate community relationships by helping shelter pups find their forever homes.
Rappers Jay Z and Yo Gotti filed a lawsuit Wednesday against prison officials in Mississippi on behalf of 29 inmates.
A pregnant fourth-grade teacher from Jones County, Mississippi, was struck in a head-on collision while driving home from her baby shower Saturday, causing the death of her unborn child.
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.
People living in McComb, Mississippi, have added street work to their Christmas lists after they said the city left them with a gaping pothole, and now they’re using holiday cheer to bring some attention to it.
Oxford Police Officer Rachel Ratcliffe and two officer friends set up clues for her 3-year-old neighbor to follow to save their town from the Grinch this Christmas.
A Mississippi man searching for his missing dog was left an anonymous note that said his dog had been killed and that he should abide by the county leash law.
A judge was being asked to set bond Monday for a Mississippi man waiting to hear whether prosecutors will try him a seventh time in a quadruple slaying 23 years ago.
A Mississippi couple whose home was partially gutted in a fire is now facing fines and jail time for temporarily living in an RV while they dealt with insurance.
A new bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till was dedicated Saturday in Mississippi after previous historical markers were repeatedly vandalized.
Tropical Storm Nestor formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, threatening the northern Gulf Coast with rising seawater, high winds and heavy rains.
Mississippi authorities have canceled an Amber Alert for a toddler and an infant taken from their great-grandmother's home in Copiah County at gunpoint.
At least 22 soldiers were injured as hundreds parachuted onto a Mississippi military base during a night training exercise.