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Bill Seeks to Clarify Who May Vote in Primary Runoffs

Posted: 01/30/2015 - Mississippi House Bill 1069 would make it a misdemeanor for a person to vote, or attempt to vote, in one party's primary runoff after having voted in the other party's primary.

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New Tumor Discovered in Cong. Nunnelee

Posted: 01/30/2015 - A spokesman for Republican U.S. Cong. Alan Nunnelee says doctors found a new tumor in the Mississippi congressman and told him no further medical treatment is possible.

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2015 Lauderdale County Spelling Bee

Updated: 01/31/2015 - The 2015 Lauderdale County Spelling Bee winner was Gabriel Broome, a student at West Lauderdale Middle School.

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Golden Moon Casino Reopening

Updated: 01/30/2015 - After being closed for five years, the gaming floor at the Golden Moon Casino is set to reopen Saturday.

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Amber Alert Cancelled

Updated: 01/30/2015 - Update: The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cancelled the Amber Alert it had issued for two-year-old Isiah Summerall.

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Mississippi Civil Rights Advocate Dies

Updated: 01/30/2015 - An active member of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi has died. Jesse Harris passed away Wednesday at his home in Jackson.

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McDaniel Says Closed-Primary Bill Being Blocked

Updated: 01/29/2015 - A state lawmaker who lost a U.S. Senate race last year says he wants Mississippi to have a closed-primary system, but he thinks the lieutenant governor is blocking the way.

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Barrett Files to Run in District 3

Updated: 01/29/2015 - There will be a primary challenge this year for District 3 supervisor in Lauderdale County. Otis Barrett is running in the Republican Primary.

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Bill to End Common Core Passes Committee

Updated: 01/29/2015 - Legislation to review academic standards and end Common Core in Mississippi passed the Senate Education Committee Thursday, according to Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.

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Homeless Population: Decreasing Nationwide

Updated: 01/29/2015 - According to the latest national figures from HUD, the homeless rate in the U.S. has dropped 2% since 2007. But officials from a local agency say they have witnessed an increase in the number of homeless families.

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Mississippi Cities Set 2015 Agenda

Updated: 01/29/2015 - The Mississippi Municipal League and the state's mayors met this week in Jackson and released a joint agenda for the 2015 legislative session.

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MPD is Cracking Down on Gang Shootings

Updated: 01/28/2015 - The MPD Gang Unit has made another gang related arrest in connection to a shooting that happened over one year ago.

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One Who Cares: Kris Gianakos

Updated: 01/28/2015 - This month's Eleven Who Care nominee is someone who's devoted much of his life to helping others. And if you work with any local organizations, you might already know him.

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'Pit Bull' Bill to Die in Committee

Posted: 01/28/2015 - A bill defining all pit bulls as dangerous dogs appears to be dead on arrival in the Mississippi Legislature.

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