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Bentley Says Budget Language Unconstitutional

Posted: 09/25/2015 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says lawmakers encroached on the powers of the executive branch with budget bill language dictating how state agencies should spend money.

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Conservatives Welcome Boehner Departure

Posted: 09/25/2015 - Some conservative House members are welcoming Friday's news that House Speaker John Boehner is leaving Congress. Others criticized his detractors.

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Craig Toole Escapes during Transport

Updated: 09/24/2015 - A suspect being transported to his initial hearing by Meridian police Thursday escaped from custody and was still on the loose Thursday evening.

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School Funding Initiative Overshadows Budget Hearings

Posted: 09/23/2015 - Mississippi's public universities and community colleges are seeking more money even as lawmakers warn that the passage of a voter initiative to increase funding for K-12 schools will mean budget cuts.

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Colorado Jury Convicts Henthorn in Wife's Death

Posted: 09/22/2015 - A federal jury in Colorado has convicted a man of murder in the death of his Mississippi wife, who plunged off a cliff as they hiked in Rocky Mountain National Park to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

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Grant Scam

Updated: 09/21/2015 - The recent start of school also brought back a scam that targets cash strapped-college students.

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Hattiesburg Zoo Still Trying to Replace Flamingos

Posted: 09/21/2015 - A variety of fundraisers popped up after two adult flamingos died last October following an alleged prank by a fraternity at the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Missing Person from Kemper County Found Safe

Posted: 09/17/2015 - DeKalb Police Chief Steven Jackson says Charles Stover, who was reported missing from Kemper County in June, has been located and is safe and unharmed.

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Mississippi Woman Indicted in Ponzi Scheme

Posted: 09/17/2015 - Six families gave a woman over $1 million in a Ponzi scheme based in Mississippi and California. That's according to federal indictments returned in Jackson.

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Body Found at Truck Stop

Updated: 09/16/2015 - A body was discovered Tuesday afternoon at a Meridian truck stop. Investigators are trying to figure out how the man died.

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Suspect in 2 Mississippi Killings Dies of Apparent Suicide

Updated: 09/15/2015 - Authorities in Mississippi say the man wanted in connection with a murder at Delta State University and another in Gautier died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head as police closed in on him.

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