Saturday Apr 12
Overnight tornado rips through Covington County, destroys homes, injures residents
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said in a prepared statement that received more than 70 homes were damaged and seven minor injuries were reported from severe weather Sunday and Monday morning.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
Flooding recedes; Highway 49 reopens
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Mon Apr 07, 2014
Flooding closes roads around Mississippi
Traffic was backed up on Highway 49 between D'Lo and Braxton after high water forced transportation officials to close the road.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Analysis: Gipson wields influence
During the 2014 Mississippi legislative session, one of the most influential lawmakers was Rep. Andy Gipson, chairman of the House Judiciary B Committee.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Religious-practices bill headed to Mississippi governor
An early version of the bill, considered weeks ago, was similar to one that Arizona's Republican governor, Jan Brewer, vetoed after business groups said it could hurt that state's economy.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Mississippi religious freedom bill headed to final negotiations
House Judiciary Committee B chairman Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, right, listens to Rep. Omeria Scott, D-Laurel question the intent of the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act in House chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Typical allies spar on corrections reforms
It was like Ali vs. Frazier without the punches when two conservative members verbally sparred on the Mississippi House floor last week over a sweeping corrections and criminal justice reform bill.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Miss. legislators OK final version of justice bill
Legislation to make Mississippi's criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive won final approval Thursday from state lawmakers.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Criminal justice bill going to governor again
Criminal justice legislation designed to curb the rapidly expanding state prison budget appears to be headed to Gov. Phil Bryant for the second time this week.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Criminal justice bill delayed to add marijuana trafficking law
The House on Wednesday recommitted a criminal justice reform bill it and the Senate had passed so lawmakers can add a marijuana-trafficking charge and sentence.