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Mississippi legislators could extend their disrupted session

(AP) — The Republican-led Mississippi Legislature is working to extend its session that has already been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Senators and representatives originally ... Read more

16 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi health officials say 2nd child dead from flu

(AP) — Mississippi health officials said a second child has died in the state this year due a pediatric flu. The child died in March ... Read more

16 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Judge: Health Dept. must respond to public records request

(AP) — A Mississippi judge ruled Tuesday that the state Health Department must respond to a newspaper’s public records request about long-term care facilities where ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

Coroner IDs Mississippi man killed in road rage encounter

(AP) — Authorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage incident the day before, and they were ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

1 man dies and 4 others wounded in shootings at Jackson home

(AP) — Jackson police are investigating multiple shootings at a house that left one man dead and several others injured. The shootings were reported Sunday ... Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Police look for clues as man found shot dead in vacant house

(AP) — Police in a Mississippi city are investigating after they found a dead man inside an abandoned house. Interim Meridian Police Chief Charles Coleman ... Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Jackson firefighter arrested for sexual assault, placed on leave

(AP) — A Jackson firefighter has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of sexual assault. Audric Simmons was arrested by Byram police Saturday ... Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Company owner of 2 killed workers had been cited 27 times

(AP) — The owner of the contracting company of which two workers were killed in a trench collapse in Mississippi earlier this month was previously ... Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Family: Mississippi man found dead in Alabama wanted iPhone

(AP) — A Mississippi man found shot to death in Alabama was lured across the state line by someone offering a cheap used iPhone, his ... Read more

3 days ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians declares state of public health emergency

(AP) — Amid growing concerns about the rise in COVID-19 cases, The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians on Thursday declared a state of public health ... Read more

7 days ago by The Associated Press.

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