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Two men charged with making pipe bombs, including one found in a vehicle during a routine check of visitors' cars at a state prison in Leakesville, have been sentenced to about 2A1 2 years.
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Mississippi can improve its criminal justice system, and potentially save millions of dollars, by setting clearer sentencing laws, giving judges more discretion to order alternatives to prison and taking steps to ensure former inmates don't mess up, a study group says.
If you are planning to travel for Christmas, you might want to go ahead and fill up your gas tank this week.
Circuit Judge Lisa Dodson has sentenced James Randolph Helmes Jr. to two years in prison and $10,000 in restitution on a guilty plea to home repair fraud in Gulfport after Hurricane Katrina, Attorney General Jim Hood said Tuesday.
After an endorsement from the biggest names in Mississippi Republican politics, Sen. Thad Cochran has chosen Kirk Sims as campaign manager for his competitive re-election next year.
Mariachi guitarist Johnny Mora's bout with drugs was years in his past, but the legacy of jail time it led to is as much a companion as his guitar when he travels to perform in clubs and restaurants around Mississippi.
The Mississippi Development Authority's rules for oil and gas leasing and seismic activity in Mississippi marine waters does not contradict the Mississippi Coastal Program, according to a review of the policy.
The trial date has been re-set for a Wiggins woman accused in the theft of more than $36,000 in government benefits.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has again denied a motion from a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case to remove the judge appointed to preside over his case.
Gov. Phil Bryant today issued an Executive Order affirming Mississippi's right and responsibility to define and implement its own public school standards and curricula.
The Board of Supervisors issued requirements for candidates seeking to replace Mike Byrd as sheriff and agreed to release a list of candidates by Friday afternoon, but not until.
Cathryn Stout is a doctoral student at Saint Louis University researching a paper on how residents of Mississippi are working to combat negative stereotypes about their state.
The old Hotel Meridian was torn down to make room for what many consider to be the future of downtown Meridian, the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center.
Bentley Hammet and Gray Palmer met through best friends -- who happened to be siblings.
Epps told The Clarion-Ledger that as of Jan. 31 he will end the program that has been in place more than a century.
Funding issues may be afoot for the University of Southern Mississippi's repairs to the Ogletree House, which sustained heavy damage during the Feb. 10 tornado.