A bridge inspector was working 120 feet above the Mississippi River when he spotted a distressed dog beneath the deck.
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.
Storm-weary residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast are preparing for a new weather onslaught as Tropical Storm Sally churns toward them.
The single design of the magnolia will go on the November ballot. If voters accept the design, it will become the new state flag.
Hurricane Laura has exploded into a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane, hours before it is expected to make landfall, striking Texas and Louisiana.
Tropical Storms Marco and Laura could break a weather record as they gather strength and continue to head toward the United States.
A man found fatally shot in a USPS delivery truck has been identified as a Mississippi Highway Patrol lieutenant.
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.
A deputy sheriff from Mississippi has died after saving his 10-year-old son from a rip current off a beach in Florida.
The initial exposure occurred in May in Springfield, Missouri.
The Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, voted on Tuesday to remove the former Southern populist's statue from the grounds of City Hall in a 5-to-1 vote.
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.
Mississippi has the last state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.
City council members in Gulfport, Mississippi voted unanimously to take down the state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem, from municipal buildings.
The FBI is conducting a nationwide search for a missing 14-year-old Mississippi boy with Autism for more than a week.
The DOJ released a statement of interest in support of Temple Baptist Church in Greenvillle, Miss., which has filed a lawsuit against the local police department, saying that the city of Greenville wrongfully targeted religious services.
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.
Severe weather has swept across the South, killing at least 18 people and damaging hundreds of homes from Louisiana into the Appalachian Mountains.
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 group of Mississippi police officers are working to cultivate community relationships by helping shelter pups find their forever homes.