A historic flood was just the start of an unimaginable crisis.
Cory Wayne Patterson stole a plane from the Tupelo Regional Airport, took off, called 911 and then threatened to crash the aircraft.
“As soon as I saw it, I didn’t give it a thought. I just told my husband, I said, ‘We need to bring some water.'"
The water crisis affects the city's 150,000 residents — many of whom were unable to take showers or flush toilets — plus an estimated 30,000 who come into the city to work at businesses without water pressure.
Parts of Jackson were without running water Tuesday because flooding exacerbated longstanding problems in one of two water-treatment plants.
A military veteran pleaded guilty to faking his own death to try to avoid sexual abuse charges in Mississippi.
After destructive hurricanes, an oil spill, and other traumatic events, it appears sea turtles are coming back to the Mississippi coast.
A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and a newly revealed memoir by the woman, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Melioidosis, or Whitmore’s disease, can cause a variety of symptoms and can infect any organ, including the brain.
The Mississippi abortion clinic that was at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade has ended a lawsuit in which it was seeking to block the state from enforcing a law banning most abortions.
The 16-year-old jumped into the river after a vehicle crashed into the water.
Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate races this fall.
"This is the first time in my 18 years I have ever seen anything so brazen and so vile," prosecutors said.
Many people reported hearing loud noises across the state Wednesday morning.
Casey Lawhon, 25, has found his mission in life by personalizing caskets for families to honor their loved ones lost.
The Confederate Heritage Month proclamation does not mention that trying to preserve slavery was Mississippi's stated reason for trying to secede in 1861.
Baily Henry says more information is given to patients about pregnancies, Botox and even those buying a car— but little material is handed out to women going through a miscarriage.
A bolt of lightning nearly 500 miles long that stretched from Texas to Mississippi has set a new world record for the longest flash.
Help is on the way to communities in at least five U.S. states that were devastated by the historic tornados.
Supreme Court justices on Wednesday are weighing whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.