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Global Travel Alert Issued

Posted: 4:25 PM - As you get ready for holiday travel, the U.S. State Department says Americans, especially those traveling internationally, should be on alert.

State of Alabama Sets Execution Date

Posted: 3:45 PM - The Alabama Supreme Court has set a Jan. 21 execution date for Christopher Brooks, convicted of raping and murdering a woman more than 20 years ago.

Terry Mayor Resigns

Updated: 11/23/2015 - The mayor of Terry, Miss., has resigned after pleading guilty to embezzlement.

MHP to Have Heightened Enforcement

Posted: 11/23/2015 - The Mississippi Highway Patrol will have increased manpower on the road for the Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period Wednesday through Sunday.

Lawyer Says Prison Commissary Prices Too High

Posted: 11/23/2015 - An Oxford attorney says inmates' families get punished when prison commissaries charge excessively for necessities and snacks. Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher the vast majority of commissary prices have dropped substantially.

Democrat Eaton Draws Long Straw in Tiebreaker

Updated: 11/20/2015 - To break a tie in a Mississippi House election, a Democrat and a Republican reached into a red canvas bag Friday and each plucked out a silver-plated business card box.

Mississippi A.G. Warns about Spoofing Scam

Posted: 11/20/2015 - The office of Attorney General Jim Hood sent out a warning to Mississippians about a phone scam that's using technology to make it appear the call is coming from a familiar, trusted source.

House Passes Bill for Extensive BG Checks

Posted: 11/19/2015 - The U.S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE Act Thursday, a bill to extend background checks on Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the U.S. President Obama has pledged to veto it.

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