Twelve years after losing a coin toss in a tied election for alderman in coastal Mississippi, independent Charles Piazza won a tie by drawing the longer of two straws.
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October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
The Jefferson County Sheriff says a man crashed trying to evade a traffic stop, then allegedly sped off in the deputy’s squad car — only to return in a third vehicle and shoot at deputies and people nearby.
A federal judge has ruled against a Texas-based group and several Mississippi residents who sought access to Mississippi voters’ birthdates after a disputed Republican primary for U.S. Senate.
KFC is investigating allegations that an employee asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened patrons.
Organizers have little time left for a new Mississippi initiative that would declare life begins at conception.
Renee Powell Westbrook says her husband, Sgt. Jonathan Westbrook, was among those wounded.
A federal appeals court is expected to hear oral arguments in late April or early May in a lawsuit challenging a 2012 law that threatens to close Mississippi’s only abortion clinic.
Republican Phil Bryant is starting his third year as Mississippi governor, and he says he wants to make public safety the top focus of the 2014 legislative session, which begins at noon Tuesday.