Alabama man held in Mississippi slaying

An Alabama man suspected of killing his estranged wife in Mississippi and abducting their young daughter is in custody
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The Latest: Bolton: US to send humanitarian aid to Venezuela

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has tweeted that the United States plans to send humanitarian aid to Venezuela despite the President Nicolas Maduro's
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The Latest: Pence says US aims for 'transition' in Venezuela

Venezuelan exiles who fled their homeland are telling U.S. Vice President Mike Pence that the moment has come to intervene and overthrow President Nicolas Madur
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The Latest: Chevron says Venezuela operations to continue

Chevron Corp. says its operations in Venezuela will continue normally for the "foreseeable future."
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Bill proposes $1,000 increase in Mississippi teacher pay

Mississippi lawmakers are making their opening bid on an increase in teacher pay
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House seeks baby criminal justice steps; Senate seeks leap

Lawmakers in Mississippi's House are proposing modest steps to ease sanctions on some people accused or convicted of crimes, but some senators seek much broader
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Britton joins GOP primary for Mississippi secretary of state

A first-term utility regulator says he is running for secretary of state in Mississippi
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Mayor running for Mississippi Public Service Commission

A Republican mayor says he is running for a seat on the three-person Mississippi Public Service Commission
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Mississippi Senate transportation chair runs for commission

A longtime state senator in Mississippi says he's running for transportation commissioner and wants to put more money into highways and bridges
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Wood pellet maker plans $200M investment in Mississippi

A company making wood pellets burned for fuel in overseas power plants is moving forward with plans for $140 million pellet mill and a $60 million ship-loading
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2nd inmate death reported at Mississippi county jail

A sheriff' in Mississippi says there has been a second inmate death from a county jail in less than two weeks
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Navy to name destroyer for Vietnam POW who became senator

A U.S. Navy destroyer to be built in Mississippi will be named for a former Vietnam prisoner of war who became a U.S. senator from Alabama
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Bus overturns off of Mississippi interstate, no fatalities

Passengers had to be rescued after a Greyhound bus overturned off of an interstate in Mississippi
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Bus overturns on Mississippi interstate, no serious injuries

Passengers had to be rescued after a Greyhound bus overturned off of an interstate in Mississippi
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Bus overturns of Mississippi interstate, no serious injuries

Passengers had to be rescued after a Greyhound bus overturned off of an interstate in Mississippi
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Mississippi officials probe inmate's hanging death

A Mississippi inmate was found hanging in his jail cell shortly after a head count at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center
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Police are investigating death of man hit by train

Police in Mississippi are investigating the death of a pedestrian struck by a train on Christmas night
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Police: Pedestrian killed by train on Christmas night

Police in Mississippi are investigating the death of a pedestrian struck by a train on Christmas night
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Mississippi lawmakers announce $930M contract for shipyard

Lawmakers say a Mississippi shipyard has been awarded a $930.8 million contract to build the 10th and 11th U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutters
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Canadian man gets prison for preying on young girls online

A Canadian man who coerced girls in Georgia and Mississippi to perform sexually explicit acts while they chatted online has been sentenced to 16 years in prison
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Canadian man gets prison for sexually preying on young girls

A Canadian man who coerced girls in Georgia and Mississippi to perform sexually explicit acts while they chatted online has been sentenced to 16 years in prison
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Mississippi day care closes after injuries to toddler's face

An in-home child care center in Mississippi is closed after parents said their 18-month-old son was attacked by a 4-year-old while the children were unsupervise
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Suspected serial killer confesses to 5 Mississippi deaths

5 Mississippi homicides are linked to a man suspected in dozens of deaths
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Woman gets 20-year sentence for infant son's hot car death

Prosecutors say a Mississippi woman was on a dayslong drug binge when her baby died after she left him in a hot car
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