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Muse said Hinds had met with commission officials in September and submitted more information in February. Despite similar state budget cuts, East Mississippi Community College and Northwest Mississippi Community College received normal 10-year ...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A live Asian carp has been discovered in a Chicago waterway about 9 miles from Lake Michigan - well beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent the invasive fish that have infested the Mississippi River system from ...
[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [official website] lifted an injunction [opinion, PDF] Thursday on a Mississippi law that critics say allows individuals, including government employees, to discriminate against gay, lesbian ...
Officials speculate the rodents could have been washed out of Louisiana marshland.
Broken Illinois Line Dumping Sewage Into Mississippi River. Authorities say a sewer line in southern Illinois broke last month and daily is dumping about 2 million gallons of storm water and sewage into the Mississippi River. June 23, 2017, at 1:20 p.m..
Officials with the county road department estimate there are around 300 dead rodents on the beach. (Photo source: ... County officials and Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality officials are on the scene assessing the problem. Officials with ...
Two carjacking suspects are in custody after a police chase in Greenville Thursday evening, authorities said.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Officials say few people have taken advantage of daily flights from a Mississippi airport to Chicago.
(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE - In this May 13, 2016 file photo, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, left, speaks beside then-Oakland Chief of police Sean Whent in Oakland, Calif.
State education officials said Wednesday that 10 Mississippi high school students were allowed to graduate only because of testing errors in their favor, but the state won't revoke their diplomas.
In Mississippi, more than a foot and a half of rain fell in some areas. ... street flooding. Officials with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency said its operations center in Nashville will be staffed Friday and Saturday, and the West Virginia ...
Sheriff: Mississippi Bank Teller Killed, Suspect Also Dead. A bank teller in Mississippi was killed during an attempted robbery, and authorities say the suspect took her own life after a police chase. June 21, 2017, at 6:58 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn ...
Gilfoil said officials hope to have the conveyor system out for bid next month. The conveyor would take about a year to complete, he said.
Scott County officials say Harrell, her 14-year-old brother and 6-year-old cousin were in the waters when strong currents began to pull them under.
Harrison County EMA Director Rupert Lacy is concerned about the upcoming deluge from Tropical Storm Cindy. Lacy said there is a potential for ...
While this is one of the most active time of the year for black bears, Mississippi wildlife officials say the animals typically are secluded and non-confrontational.
New Orleans (AP) - It's official: Tropical Storm Cindy formed Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico and began churning heavy rain bands toward the northern gulf Coast, where Louisiana shuttered flood gates and parts of three other states also braced for a ...
It keeps them off the streets and helps keep them out of trouble." There are 25 state parks in Mississippi. According to Wildlife, fisheries and Parks officials, over a million people a year visit the parks from the Tennessee line to the gulf Coast ...
"This is just about getting the paper work in order and getting the ball rolling," Shirley said. While the National Weather Service has forecast approximately 1 to 2 inches of rainfall through Friday morning, Shirley said Homeland Security officials ...
Authorities: Man Dead, Wife Treated for Injuries. Authorities say a Mississippi man was killed and his wife was injured following an early morning shooting at a mobile home.
An 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head Saturday night (June 17) while asleep in the backseat of his mother's car in Jackson, Miss.
(AP) - The Mississippi Department of education is firing a testing company, saying scoring errors raise questions about the graduation status of nearly 1,000 students statewide.
Mississippi officials will target as many as 158,000 students who have completed some college courses, but no degree, as they launch a new program ...
Larkin Simpson of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County and Jones County Chamber of Commerce recently received certification as an Economic Development finance Professional from the National Development Council.
JACKSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - Authorities on the Mississippi gulf Coast say a 19-year-old is accused of trying to sell marijuana-laced cereal bars to minors.
Mississippi students historically have performed among the worst in the nation, although the state has shown some progress in recent years.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Mississippi man tried to sell marijuana-laced cereal bars to minors.
A Mississippi city with a history of racial strife is the latest local government to stop flying the state flag, which features a Confederate emblem that critics see as racist.
ATLANTA (AP) - After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists urged the state's top elections official to order a thorough outside probe to determine if ...
Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy says the arrests were made after a two-year investigation by multiple agencies including the U.S.
His arrest report is heavily redacted; it says he told the officer he worked for the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. He said he didn't have his weapon with him, but the officer then saw the gun on the floor.
Mississippi authorities are asking for the public's input in finding two Georgia inmates who fatally shot two guards on a prison transport bus.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are looking for three boaters who went missing on the Mississippi River north of Memphis after a distress call Tuesday night.
Authorities believe a father and son who died while working on a sewer lift station in Mississippi were overcome by odorless methane gas.
Summary of recent Mississippi newspaper editorials.
PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga. - Two Georgia inmates described as "dangerous beyond description" and wanted in connection with the deaths of two guards on a prison bus remained on the run Wednesday as reward money for information leading to their arrests ...
At least 100 acres of soybeans in an experiment station in Mississippi county have been ruined by dicamba, according to a report from the University of Arkansas Division of agriculture, Research, and Extension.
Authorities in Mississippi's capital city believe a severed head and a decapitated torso belonged to the same person.
Authorities believe the severed head and a headless body found in two separate places not far from each other in Jackson on Saturday belong to 30-year-old Jeremy Jerome Jackson.
With the Mississippi Department of Transportation purchasing county property for the Highway 7 expansion, county officials needed to relocate several agencies, including the Department of Human Services, and child Protective Services, as well as the ...
A woman's body was retrieved from the Mississippi River, near the Poland Street Wharf, after authorities say she jumped from the Crescent City Connection ...
Authorities have recovered the body of a Mississippi man who fell from a boat during a fishing trip. | June 12 ... the sun Herald reports (http://bit.
(AP) - Mississippi officials are charging an Alabama man with killing a teenager who had gone missing. Greene County Sheriff Stanley McLeod tells ... Parker had been reported missing in Alabama in May before officials found his body on a logging road ...
(CNN) Mississippi authorities are investigating two separate crime scenes after the gruesome discoveries of a severed head and a headless body nearby in Jackson.
President Donald Trump's proposed budget looks to have a significant impact on Mississippi, a state heavily reliant on federal dollars, but the impact on Adams ...
The crowd applauds LSU pitcher Eric Walker (10) after Auburn catcher Mike Rojas (21) hit a solo home run that broke up a no-hitter with two outs in the eighth inning during the game between Auburn and LSU at Alex Box Stadium on Saturday, May 13, 2017.
The unlikeliest of states - Mississippi - may again lead the way, as it did against the nation's cigarette manufacturers, suing the Connecticut-based Purdue PhaRMA and seven other drugmakers.
CALEDONIA, Miss. - An election was such a mess in one Mississippi town that officials are calling for a do-over. The Commercial Dispatch reports that the mayor's race Tuesday in Caledonia was counted three times, resulting in three different numbers.
Mississippi authorities report that a severed head was found on the front steps of a home. Photo: KXLN (file) ... (AP) - The severed head of a young black man was found on the front steps of a Mississippi home and police are working to identify him ...




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