Mr. Epps entered guilty pleas on two charges — money laundering conspiracy and filing a false tax return — as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors.
Three young white men who admitted they were out hunting black people to attack when they beat, ran over and killed a 47-year-old car plant worker in 2011 were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison after a hate crimes investigation.
Mr. Nunnelee, a fiscal and social conservative, was first elected to Congress in the Republican wave of 2010.
More funding will be needed to modernize a decrepit system that was built mainly in the 1930s and is slowing commerce.
A bill that would have created a new immunization exemption was heavily amended on Tuesday, leaving the state’s rigid requirements effectively intact.
Doctors have found a new tumor in Representative Alan Nunnelee and told him no further medical treatment is possible, his spokesman said Friday.
The two were the last of 10 defendants who have pleaded guilty in racially motivated attacks on African-Americans in Jackson in 2011.
The authorities said Thursday that they had restored power to nearly everyone in Columbia after a series of powerful tornadoes that hit the town.
The destructive system damaged communities from Mississippi to Georgia. Flood warnings were issued for several counties in Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana.
Severe weather blowing through the South knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and buildings. At least one death was reported.
The search giant accused the official, Jim Hood, of violating federal law in his efforts to get it to remove links to some content.
The house is paid for. The car is paid for. Everything else, we’re barely covering. I can’t find a job for the life of me—and if I do, who will look after the baby?
It has been 53 years since the Supreme Court ruled that states could not have a “religious test” for public office, but a belief in God remains a requirement in Maryland and other states.
The No. 18 Rebels (9-3, 5-3) beat the No. 4 Bulldogs (10-2, 6-2) on the strength of a feisty pass rush, solid play from quarterback Bo Wallace and a career day from tight end Evan Engram.
Starkville, the sleepy home of Mississippi State, has embraced its small-town status, and the tongue-in-cheek nickname Stark Vegas, as the Bulldogs’ football team has grown in prominence with several marquee wins.
Judge Kristine Baker of Federal District Court struck down Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban on Tuesday, which could pave the way for county clerks to resume issuing licenses.
On Oct. 21, 1967, teams from two historically black colleges, Jackson State and Grambling, desegregated the University of Mississippi’s Veterans Memorial Stadium.
William Crain, the author of “The Emotional Lives of Animals and Children,” writes that it’s time we consider the rights and preferences of other species as well as our own.
The state’s longest-serving corrections commissioner, Christopher B. Epps, faces charges that he pocketed more than $1 million while clearing the way for the private-sector prisons.