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Trump holding Mississippi rally for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Southaven

President Donald Trump will hold a rally next week in northern Mississippi, urging voters to support an appointed Republican senator who is on the ballot ... Read more

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Chris McDaniel seeks foothold in 2nd US Senate race in Mississippi

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Tea party favorite Chris McDaniel nearly dethroned a Mississippi political icon four years ago, never conceding his Republican primary loss to ... Read more

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Florence is nation’s second wettest storm, behind Harvey

Hurricane Florence was the nation's second rainiest storm in 70 years, a top rainfall meteorologist calculated. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

30 months for former sheriff’s sergeant in inmate assault in Louisiana jail

Federal authorities say a former sergeant with a Louisiana sheriff's office has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for beating a jail inmate and ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Retrial begins for man accused in woman’s burning death

Prosecutors said Tuesday that evidence will show a man killed a Mississippi woman by setting her on fire, but defense attorneys said prosecutors can't prove ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Wheel equipment maker to spend $8 million to expand, hire 60 in Durant facility

A manufacturer of wheel alignment and balancing systems will spend $8 million to expand a Mississippi plant, hiring 60 new workers. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Louisiana prosecutor: Mom asked girlfriend to burn 6-month-old baby

A Louisiana prosecutor says a mother accused in her infant son's death asked her girlfriend to kill the baby. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Jury selection begins in retrial over Panola County woman’s burning death

Jury selection begins Monday in a retrial of a man accused of killing a Mississippi woman by setting her ablaze. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Yoga could reduce Mississippi inmates’ stress, couple says

A Mississippi couple with business connections to The Trump Organization says yoga could relieve stress in prisons. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Lawsuit: Ex-Meridian worker fired for reporting illegal activity

A former Mississippi city worker is suing the city of Meridian, saying he was fired for reporting illegal activity. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Technology brings fresh look to unsolved Starkville murder

Advances in technology have allowed Starkville police to put a face on a cold-case suspect. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Harrison County sheriff: Father hits 2-month-old to get child to stop crying

A father told authorities he struck his 2-month-old baby several times out of anger because the infant would not stop crying. News outlets reported Friday that ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Research monkey missing from university in Louisiana

A research monkey is missing from a center operated by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Federal lawyers: Gulf oil leak spills much more than thought

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Police chief fired at Mississippi Valley State

Mississippi Valley State University has fired its police chief after he had worked for the university for 18 years. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

‘$1’ song gets Lafayette High senior closer to $20,000

Song inspiration can emerge from the most unexpected places. Brewster Durbin, a senior at Lafayette High School, came across a friend's Instagram post about ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relatives

A man in a wheel chair has been charged with fatally shooting his mother, grandmother and sister Sunday morning at a home in Mississippi's capital ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Senate candidate Chris McDaniel: Mississippi begs for ‘government scraps’

Responding to a question about black voters, a white U.S. Senate candidate in Mississippi said Friday that the state has been "begging for federal government ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Series of gas explosions destroy houses north of Boston, putting neighborhoods on edge

A series of gas explosions caused fires at more than 20 homes across three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate ... Read more

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Louisiana man accused of fraudulently obtaining 15 horses

A Louisiana man is accused of fraudulently obtaining 15 horses, and selling some in Louisiana and others out of state. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Agents bust moonshine operation in the Mississippi Delta

Law officers have broken up a moonshine operation in the Mississippi Delta. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Alcorn State one of four universities added to state-fiber optic network

A Mississippi telecommunications company says four public universities are joining a state-owned fiber optic network. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Computer problems delay Mississippi child support payments

Computer problems at the Mississippi Department of Human Services have delayed some child support payments across the state. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Gautier man sentenced to life after dead woman found tied to tree

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to murder, a year and a half after some church members found the burned and decomposed body of his ... Read more

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Mayor in Louisiana rescinds a city’s ban on Nike products

The mayor of a New Orleans suburb said Wednesday he is rescinding his order banning his city's recreation department from purchasing Nike products for use ... Read more

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Attorney: 13 allege gender discrimination at Louisiana university

An attorney says 13 women are pursuing complaints involving gender discrimination against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Towboat fire closes Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas

A towboat fire prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to close a 10-mile stretch of the Mississippi River for more than seven hours between northeastern Arkansas ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Two brothers charged, released in connection with large marijuana farm

Two brothers are charged following Monday's discovery of seven large marijuana fields in south Mississippi. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

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