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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Bryant names new district attorney to replace incoming judge

Gov. Phil Bryant is naming a deputy prosecutor to take over as district attorney in southeast Mississippi
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Lawsuit planned to protect Louisiana, Mississippi turtles

An environmental group says it has launched legal action against the federal government over the failure to protect two species of turtle that are found only in
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State approves ratings for special schools over complaints

Mississippi's state Board of Education is approving A-to-F school ratings for a school district, plus four schools that teach special populations, despite compl
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Latest US Coast Guard ship leaves Mississippi shipyard

The seventh in a series of ships for the U.S. Coast Guard has left Ingalls Shipbuilding on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
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Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit in Louisiana, Mississippi

An LSU AgCenter facility is getting ready to host a traveling exhibit called Water/Ways, from the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street program. Copies of the exhib
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Chevron agrees to $160 million upgrade, fines to end probe

Federal officials say Chevron Corp. has agreed to pay a $2.95 million fine and spend $160 million on environmental improvements and upgrading oil refineries to
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Mississippi refinery identifies worker who fell to his death

An oil refinery on Mississippi's Gulf Coast is identifying the worker who fell to his death
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Man falls to death at Mississippi refinery

A contractor working at an oil refinery in southern Mississippi has fallen to his death
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Alabama man sentenced to life in teen's Mississippi death

An Alabama man has been convicted of capital murder in Mississippi for the death of a missing teen
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Sheriff: Man poses as pastor to scam money from donors

A Mississippi sheriff says a man who calls himself "Pastor Jason" is once again trying to scam money from people while pretending to be a pastor
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Man wanted in Mississippi bar shooting arrested in Illinois

A man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting at a Mississippi Gulf Coast bar has been arrested
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Mississippi city condemns apartment complex for violations

A Mississippi city has condemned an apartment complex because of a number of problems
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Mississippi shipyard gets $78M contract for crew barges

A Mississippi shipyard is getting a $78 million contract to start building barges for U.S. Navy crews to live aboard when their ships are being repaired or over
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Metro economic growth in Mississippi lags the nation in 2017

Economic growth in Mississippi's three metropolitan areas lagged the national average in 2017
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Man sentenced to life after dead woman found tied to tree

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to murder, a year and a half after some church parishioners found the burned and decomposed body of his live-in girlfriend
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Mississippi city lays off more workers, citing budget gap

A Mississippi Gulf Coast city is laying off more workers amid budget woes
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Blamed in baby's death, weakening Gordon spreads rain inland

Tropical Storm Gordon is now a depression, posing a heavy rain threat as it moves farther inland after its landfall near the Mississippi-Alabama line
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The Latest: Weakening Gordon still dumping lots of rain

Tropical Depression Gordon is piling up huge rainfall totals in parts of the South, including more than 10 inches in the Florida Panhandle
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Gordon, never a hurricane, killed child in mobile home

Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane and is now a depression, dumping rain across several southern states
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Gordon, never a hurricane, killed child blowing down tree

A child has died in Florida in what could be Gordon's first storm-related death
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The Latest: Tropical-force winds from Gordon slam Gulf Coast

Forecasters say Gordon has begun hurling tropical storm-force winds against the Alabama and western Florida Panhandle coastline
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The Latest: Rain, winds from Gordon lash Alabama coast

Gusty winds and heavy rains have started on the Alabama coast as Tropical Storm Gordon nears
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