Authorities were investigating the death of Mississippi state Rep. Jessica Upshaw, whose body was found at a former lawmaker's residence during the weekend,
Valentine's Day in Madison, Miss., included the wedding of a bride and groom, ages 87 and 79, at the cash register of a supermarket pharmacy.
A snowstorm that dumped as much as 4.5 inches of snow on parts of Mississippi Thursday caused the death of one person and prompted flood warnings.
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Police in Mississippi said a Craigslist posting offering a baby boy free for the taking was "a bad practical joke" by a high school student.
Tornadoes that sped through the southern United States killed at least 12 people, left dozens injured and carved a trail of destruction, officials said.
Authorities in Mississippi say they are holding a state inmate who had been free on probation in the stabbing death of a white supremacist lawyer.
A U.S. judge says he won't force a Mississippi school to hold a prom even though the school district discriminated against a lesbian student.
A former animal control officer in Canton, Miss., shot and killed dozens of cats and dogs before dumping the animals' bodies in a creek, officials allege.
The fall of a former Mississippi prosecutor and judge who was convicted of corruption is a tragic tale, a legal expert says.