Posted: 08/19/2013 - State education officials say the Common Core State Standards tests will be both less expensive and better than Mississippi's own tests.
Updated: 08/19/2013 - An arrest has been made in a check scam in Kemper County.
Posted: 08/19/2013 - National Flood Insurance Program premiums are increasing under legislation Congress passed last year to make up for deficits in the federal program, which is billions in debt.
Updated: 08/19/2013 - A man has been charged with taking contraband into the Kemper County Correctional Facility.
Updated: 08/17/2013 - The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department arrested a robbery suspect after a car chase that ended with a crash in Meridian.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - Firefighters battle a structure fire late Friday night.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - Just days after being arrested in a kidnapping case, a Meridian man has been charged with intimidating a witness.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - Meridian police say they charged a local woman with aggravated domestic violence.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - Meridian police say they responded to a robbery call Thursday and took a suspect into custody on the way.
Posted: 08/16/2013 - A federal judge has set a jury trial next spring for a lawsuit filed by Mississippi's only abortion clinic.
Updated: 08/16/2013 - The highest obesity rates continue to be in the South and Midwest, but Mississippi no longer has the highest.
Updated: 08/26/2013 - Erin has weakened to a tropical depression in the eastern Atlantic and poses no threat to land.
Updated: 08/16/2013 - A fund has been established to help a Meridian family whose home was recently destroyed by fire.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - An inmate suspected of participating in the fatal beating of a guard during a prison riot in Mississippi last year has pleaded guilty to rioting.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - A Jones County man barricaded himself inside his home Thursday morning and allegedly held police at bay with a gun until negotiators were able to convince him to surrender.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - Gov. Phil Bryant hosted a Health Care Economic Development Summit that drew attendance from all over the state.