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Confederate statue to be moved from central spot at Ole Miss

JACKSON (AP) — A Confederate monument will be moved from a prominent spot at the University of Mississippi to a Civil War cemetery in a ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd’s death

Written by TIM SULLIVAN and MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday filed a tougher charge against the police officer at the ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Official: US, Taliban reach Afghanistan truce agreement

MUNICH (AP) — A senior U.S. official said Friday the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very ... Read more

6 months ago by The Associated Press.

Lockdown lifted at Jackson State after active shooter report

JACKSON (AP) — Jackson State University’s campus was placed on lockdown Wednesday after someone was shot and wounded there, prompting an active shooter alert. A ... Read more

8 months ago by The Associated Press.

Former Mississippi House Speaker McCoy dies

JACKSON — Former Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy, an advocate for public education and economic opportunities for the less fortunate, died Tuesday after an extended ... Read more

9 months ago by The Associated Press.

Catfish, rice, Navy ships: Cochran spending leaves legacy

JACKSON (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was a master of the federal budget process, quietly shrugging off criticism about pork-barrel spending while directing ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Nuclear regulator cites plant for 2 low-level violations

JACKSON (AP) — A special inspection of a nuclear power plant in Mississippi has resulted in two low-level citations. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in a ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Another outage at Grand Gulf nuclear plant in southwest Mississippi raises concerns

Another unplanned outage at Mississippi's Grand Gulf nuclear power plant is adding to regulators' concerns over reliability problems at the largest single-unit nuclear power plant ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Alexandria, La., woman killed when brothers fight over gun

Police in Louisiana say a woman was killed when two brothers fought over a gun and the weapon fired. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Woman, teen killed Sunday in separate shootings in Mississippi

A 25-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man have been shot to death in separate incidents in Mississippi's capital city. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Cars for sale: Auto museum in Mississippi closing next year

An automobile museum in Mississippi is closing next year, with the co-founder saying it's no longer "sustainable" for her and some volunteers to operate. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

137 murders and counting: New Orleans on pace to have fewest murders since 1971

With just over two weeks left in 2018, New Orleans is on pace to see a significant drop in the number of murders for the ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Fashion statement? New Olreans man wearing ‘cocaine’ clothing reportedly spray painted word along Bourbon Street

Police in Louisiana say a man wearing a shirt and hat decorated with the word "cocaine" spray-painted the word along Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Death row inmate requests to be executed immediately

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Jackson man gets 3 years for stealing veteran’s ID and $130,000 in veteran’s benefits

A Mississippi man has been sentenced to three years in prison for stealing the identity of a U.S. military veteran and using it to get ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Tunica man to stand trial in Michigan student’s death

A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the fatal off-campus shooting of a 22-year-old Michigan State University student. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Gulf Coast man who rammed cars to flee ‘zombies’ gets 15 years

A Mississippi Gulf Coast man who rammed vehicles because he thought zombies were chasing him has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Officials seek Mississippi inmate who stole van, escaped

Authorities in Mississippi are searching for a Madison County inmate who escaped custody when he stole a sheriff's office van and fled. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

First-time state GOP lawmaker set to enter 2019 race for Mississippi governor

A first-term Republican state lawmaker is set to start his 2019 campaign for Mississippi governor, although he says he hasn't started raising money. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

5 Mississippi police officers investigated in custody death

Five police officers in Mississippi are being investigated in the death of a man they were taking to the county jail. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Inmate found unresponsive in cell at Mississippi prison

A spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Corrections says a prison inmate has been found unresponsive in his cell. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi Supreme Court rejects challenges over drug used in executions

Mississippi’s state Supreme Court on Thursday denied appeals from two death row inmates over Mississippi’s plans to execute them using a sedative called midazolam. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Thought to be long gone in Mississippi, Choctaw horses find a connection

Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi — the first new blood in a century for ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi officials investigate toddler found dead in oven

A grandmother is being questioned after her dead granddaughter was found inside a heated oven in a Mississippi town. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

‘Unimaginable destruction’: Hurricane Michael smashes rows of houses

The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews began making ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

New Orleans house collapses during renovation; all 11 workers hurt

New Orleans officials say 11 construction workers were injured when a one-story house collapsed during renovations. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Ex-teacher indicted on charge of enticing a minor for sex

A former high school math teacher in Mississippi has been indicted on a charge that she enticed a student to meet her for sex. Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Testimony at Quinton Tillis trial: Dying woman named different person as attacker

Prosecutors in Mississippi insist they're trying the right man for an awful crime, the killing of a woman who was set on fire on a ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

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