Mississippi restaurant shooting leaves 1 dead, at least 6 injured
The shooting happened in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, during a Cinco de Mayo party.
Carolyn Bryant Donham: Woman at center of Emmett Till's 1955 lynching dies at 88
The white woman who accused Black teenager Emmett Till of making improper advances before he was lynched in Mississippi in 1955 has died in hospice care in Louisiana, a coroner's report shows. Carolyn Bryant Donham was 88.
Mississippi must allow religious exemption for childhood vaccines, judge orders
Mississippi must join most other states in allowing religious exemptions from vaccinations that children are required to receive so they can attend school, a federal judge has ruled.
Biden: Feds 'not leaving' Mississippi town hit by deadly tornado
Last week's tornado destroyed roughly 300 homes and businesses in Rolling Fork and the nearby town of Silver City. The death toll in Mississippi stood at 21. One person died in Alabama, as well.
Mississippi tornado: At least 25 killed, Biden declares emergency for storm-battered towns
President Joe Biden issued an emergency declaration for Mississippi early Sunday, making federal funding available to the areas hardest hit Friday night by a deadly tornado that ripped through the Mississippi Delta, one of the poorest regions of the U.S. At least 25 people were killed and dozens of others were injured in Mississippi as the massive storm ripped through several towns on its hour-long path. One man was killed after his trailer home flipped several times in Alabama.
FOX Corporation donates $1M to Red Cross relief efforts after Mississippi tornado
Donations will help support communities needing critical resources, including water and housing assistance.
Recovery from deadly Mississippi tornado tough for low-income residents
Mississippi is one of the poorest states in the U.S., and the majority-Black Delta where the massive tornado struck has long been one of the poorest parts of the state.
Mississippi tornado: Biden declares emergency for storm-battered towns
“They said you need to take cover, but it happened so fast a lot of people didn’t even get a chance to take cover."
Wife accused of murdering husband on Facebook Live
Authorities in Mississippi believe the couple got into an argument that turned physical.
Tornadoes in Mississippi kill more than 2 dozen, injure dozens more
Dozens more are injured and at least four people are missing, Mississippi officials said.
Gunman kills 6 including ex-wife in northern Mississippi, sheriff says
A Mississippi sheriff says a lone gunman man killed six people including his ex-wife and stepfather at multiple locations in a small, rural town near the Tennessee state line.
Want your ex-Valentine arrested? Police offer weekend special
Valentine’s Day can bring out the pettiness in people, and police in Mississippi are here for it.
Jackson, Mississippi, preparing to go without water periodically for up to 10 years as crisis continues
The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the US a 'C-' overall for its drinking water systems.
Veterinarian identified as woman who shot, killed 2 Mississippi police officers: reports
Investigators are still trying to piece together what led to the fatal shootings.
2 Mississippi officers killed after 30-minute talk with woman during welfare check
Two police officers in coastal Mississippi were shot and killed early Wednesday by a woman who they had talked to for nearly 30 minutes in a motel parking lot, authorities said. The woman also died.
Former WSU football coach Mike Leach dies at 61
Former Washington State University football coach Mike Leach has died after a brief hospitalization, according to the official website of Mississippi State Athletics.
Furniture company lays off thousands in a memo just days before Thanksgiving
Nearly the entire workforce of the Mississippi-based company got a memo informing them not to come to work the next day.
Emmett Till to be honored with larger-than-life statue in Mississippi town
The 9-foot bronze statue of Emmett Till coming to Greenwood, Mississippi, is not far from where white men kidnapped and killed the Black teen over accusations that he flirted with a white woman.
Former daycare workers charged, accused of scaring kids with 'Scream' mask
Video footage showed one of the former Mississippi daycare employees wearing a mask similar to the "Scream" movies and yelling at children who didn't "clean up" or "act good."
Coffee-colored tap water shows Jackson has a long way to go before exiting crisis
A historic flood was just the start of an unimaginable crisis.