The tropical system could bring up to 12 inches of rain through the weekend to the central U.S. Gulf Coast.
The National Hurricane Center has issued tropical storm warnings for the central Gulf Coast ahead of the likely formation of Tropical Storm Claudette, which is expected to dump several inches of rain on Louisiana but stay west of Florida.
The Supreme Court's order sets up a showdown over abortion with a more conservative court seemingly ready to dramatically alter nearly 50 years of rulings on abortion rights.
Multiple tornadoes were reported Sunday night across Mississippi, damaging buildings and causing downed trees and power lines.
Sherry Nabors said her late husband, Jeff, wanted to get married knowing that he would soon die from COVID-19 days after being hospitalized with the virus.
There was little discussion before senators passed Senate Bill 2536 in a late-night session earlier this week to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ or women’s sports in the state's schools and universities.
Mississippi police on Monday said a healthy 2-year-old boy who was abandoned with a change of clothes and a note that said, “child abandoned…no phone number for mom” at a Goodwill drop-off has been identified and a suspect was arrested.
Mississippi on Tuesday voted to replace its state flag, which had been the last one in the U.S. to include an image of the Confederate-themed battle flag.
Hurricane Sally is crawling toward the northern Gulf Coast at just 2 mph, a pace that's enabling the storm to gather huge amounts of water to eventually dump on land.
The single design of the magnolia will go on the November ballot. If voters accept the design, it will become the new state flag.
Magnolias and stars. Beer cans, crawfish and guitars. A Gulf Coast lighthouse. Elvis Presley and Kermit the Frog. All appear on proposals submitted by the general public for a new Mississippi flag.
With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem — a symbol that’s widely condemned as racist.
The Confederate battle flag is losing its place of official prominence in the South 155 years after the end of the Civil War.
Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag.
The crescendo of calls comes amid protests over the May 25 death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes, and has reignited discussions over racial equality across the country.
A sheriff's deputy and his wife in Mississippi are among the dead after a tornado struck on Easter Sunday, part of a widespread deadly storm system leaving devastation across the South.
Mississippi and Louisiana—two states dealing with an increase of coronavirus cases—were hit Sunday with a deadly storm system that produced tornadoes that ripped through hundreds of homes and buildings, resulting in at least 17 deaths in the region.
Forecasters said heavy rains were expected in a band from eastern Louisiana across central parts of Mississippi and Alabama and into far west Georgia.
A pregnant fourth-grade teacher from Jones County, Mississippi, was struck in a head-on collision while driving home from her baby shower Saturday, causing the death of her unborn child.
The suspects allegedly presented an altered $100,000 ticket that appeared to have the winning numbers glued onto it.