MHP working 7-vehicle pileup on I-59 in Jones Co.

According to MDOT, crews could be clearing the scene through 5:45 p.m.

First federal execution in 17 years; another set Wednesday

The execution of Daniel Lewis Lee, over the objection of the victims' relatives and following days of legal wrangling and delays, revived the debate over capital punishment during a time of widespread social unrest.
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Sheriff: ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera saved son before drowning

The body was discovered five days after the 33-year-old Rivera disappeared on Lake Piru, where her son was found July 8 alone a few hours later on a boat the two had rented.


  37,542 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 1,272 deaths

862 new COVID-19 cases confirmed, 23 deaths reported in MS

William Carey University plans on bringing students back to campus in the fall

Medical association calls for statewide mask mandate

Picayune law office burns overnight. Here’s how it’s connected to a missing persons case.

A law office belonging to the father of a man wanted in connection to a missing person’s case has burned down.
  • Coronavirus

  Months after initial coronavirus infection, patients suffer lingering effects

Some people who have been battling the virus have been feeling the effects for months.

Ole Miss begins process of relocating Confederate statue on campus

  Lamar County School District approves reopening plan

  William Carey’s CEO Leadership Academy accepting applications

  Laurel skate park opens this week

  Lack of Internet in Jasper Co. makes working from home difficult

  Laurel police release body cam footage from July 4 noise call

  Masks now required at Miss. driver’s license offices

  Myth busting: Mississippi leaders work to dispel COVID-19 rumors

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Caught on camera: Officer saves choking baby in Mich.

It shows the Sterling Heights, Mich. officer meeting the family outside their home. One of them is holding the 3-week-old girl, who is not breathing.


MHSAA votes to delay fall sports by 2 weeks

SEC to make decision on football season in late-July

NJCAA votes to move football, other fall sports to spring

Merely more musings from the Isle of Isolation

Quez Watkins signs rookie deal with Philadelphia Eagles

Four-year contract projected to be worth up to $3.5 million with a signing bonus around $165K.


  Local school boards -- not MDE -- will approve, oversee pandemic reopening plans

‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect wanted for ramming deputy’s vehicle in Wayne Co.

  Should you return to the doctor’s office during COVID-19 resurgence?

SEC to make decision on football season in late-July

No foul play suspected in death of Parchman inmate

Owen Nelson, an inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, died Sunday afternoon at Allegiance Specialty Hospital of Greenville.
  • Coronavirus

3 Arizona teachers contracted COVID-19 while sharing a summer classroom; 1 died

The American Federation of Teachers says it’s not clear districts can safely provide in-person learning for students in the fall.

  Gov. Reeves talks herd immunity, says it’s not a ‘realistic solution'

Hattiesburg police release new details on weekend shooting investigation

NJCAA votes to move football, other fall sports to spring

Dr. Dobbs plays ‘mythbusters’ at coronavirus briefing, sets record straight on testing procedures