Mississippi

Mississippi's only abortion clinic can't meet the mandates of a 2012 state law, and the governor wants to shut it down. But the Jackson Women's Health Organization is not quietly retreating. (Photo by Marianne Todd/Getty Images)

Last Abortion Clinic In Mississippi Fights To Stay Open

Mississippi’s only abortion clinic can’t meet the mandates of a 2012 state law, and the governor wants to shut it down. But the Jackson Women’s Health Organization is not quietly retreating.

05/15/2013

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. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mississippi Man Charged In Ricin Letters Case

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.

04/28/2013

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Death Of Openly Gay Mississippi Mayoral Candidate Ruled Homicide

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.

02/28/2013

This Feb. 4, 2013 photo illustration in Manassas, Va., shows a Remington 20-gauge semi-automatic shotgun, a Colt AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, a Colt .45 semi-auto handgun, a Walther PK380 semi-auto handgun and various ammunition clips with a copy of the U.S. Constitution on top of the American flag. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Top State Official Inviting Gun Makers To Move To Mississippi

One top state official wants gun makers in seven states to flee critics and move to Mississippi.

02/22/2013

Top Recruit Nkemdiche Picks Mississippi

The consensus overall top recruit in the nation Robert Nkemdiche has signed to play at Mississippi.

02/06/2013

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Report Accuses Miss. Schools Of Sending Students To Juvenile Detention For Farting

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.

01/18/2013

File photo of human bones. (credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Finds 150 Human Infant Bones While Renovating Historic House

A man renovating a historic home found more than 150 human infant bones buried in the cellar.

01/15/2013

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Illegal For Mississippi Residents To Home-Brew Beer

Catch-22 would be a good name for beer brewed at home in Mississippi.

12/25/2012

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Isaac Washes Up Nearly 18,000 Dead Swamp Rats On Mississippi Coast

Crews in Mississippi are cleaning up thousands of dead swamp rats that washed ashore from Hurricane Isaac.

09/05/2012

Both pro-choice and pro-life activists demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on Dec. 4, 2002. (credit: JOYCE NALTCHAYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi Anti-Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Mississippi law that could shut down the only abortion clinic in the state.

07/02/2012

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