Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant presented a generally optimistic outlook about Mississippi during his State of the State address, focusing on job creation and saying he believes the state can improve its academic performance with charter schools and merit pay for teachers.
A Mississippi man’s house is uninhabitable after investigators searched it but failed to find evidence of the deadly poison ricin, a lawyer said Monday, arguing that the government should repair the home.
The Mississippi man charged with making and possessing ricin as part of the investigation into poison-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and others was expected to appear in court Monday.
The FBI says a Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case.
The reaction from Mississippi’s congressional delegation to a poisoned letter sent to Republican U.S. Sen Roger Wicker can be summed up in a word: “crazy.”
Mississippi defied the union during the Civil War and civil rights era, and at least two lawmakers think it is time to do so again.
Just four states carried out more than three-fourths of the executions in the United States this year, while another 23 states have not put an inmate to death in 10 years, an anti-capital punishment group reports.
US Airways and the federal government have announced that intermittent flights between Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., will become permanent.