The arrest of a 41-year-old Mississippi martial arts instructor in a case of poison-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and others capped a week in which investigators initially zeroed in on a rival of James Everett Dutschke, then decided they had the wrong man.
Whatever his prospects for winning the coming mayoral election in his hometown of Clarksdale, Miss., Marco McMillian was considered by many to be a man on the rise. So word spread fast when his SUV was involved in a wreck this week, and he was nowhere to be found.
One top state official wants gun makers in seven states to flee critics and move to Mississippi.
The consensus overall top recruit in the nation Robert Nkemdiche has signed to play at Mississippi.
Civil rights advocates say harsh disciplinary practices at many Mississippi schools lead to children being expelled and even incarcerated for minor infractions, policies that disproportionally affect minorities.
A man renovating a historic home found more than 150 human infant bones buried in the cellar.
Catch-22 would be a good name for beer brewed at home in Mississippi.
Crews in Mississippi are cleaning up thousands of dead swamp rats that washed ashore from Hurricane Isaac.
A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Mississippi law that could shut down the only abortion clinic in the state.
A guard was killed and, at one point, hostages were taken during a riot at a Mississippi prison that holds illegal immigrants, authorities said.