2 men recaptured after jail escape, could face more charges

Two south Mississippi men face additional criminal charges after they were recaptured following a jail escape
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Former Mississippi CPA found guilty in tax case

A federal jury has found a former accountant guilty of conspiracy to defraud the United States
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Mississippi accountant on trial on federal tax charges

A federal trial is under way for a former certified public accountant facing tax-related charges in Mississippi
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Nightclub closed over drugs, guns, other crime allegations

Authorities say a Mississippi judge has closed a nightclub over allegations that crime involving drugs, weapons and gambling has been happening there
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Proposal would make Mississippi voter ID law stricter

A proposal would set a shorter deadline for Mississippi voters to show photo identification if they forget it on election day
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Mississippi deputies involved in fatal wreck resign

A sheriff's office in Mississippi says two deputies have resigned since being involved in a weekend wreck that killed two people
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Light snow fell in central and southeast Mississippi

Light snow is falling in parts of central and southeast Mississippi
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2 die in Mississippi in wreck with sheriff's deputy

Two people have died in a two-vehicle wreck involving a sheriff's deputy in Mississippi
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Southern Mississippi dominates Marshall 101-51

LaDavious Draine had 18 points and Southern Mississippi opened the game with a 31-6 run and never looked back, nearly doubling up Marshall 101-51
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Bassey, Savage lead W. Kentucky past Southern Miss 66-63

Charles Bassey scored 14 points and hauled down 17 rebounds _ the freshman's ninth double-double of the season _ and Western Kentucky placed five in double-figu
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Draine's 3s subdue S. Mississippi 73-68

LaDavius Draine scored 19 points and his go-ahead 3-pointer with 36 seconds left sent Southern Mississippi past UA 73-68
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Fitch touring to start Mississippi attorney general campaign

Lynn Fitch, the second-term state treasurer in Mississippi is traveling the state next week to announce as a candidate for attorney general
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Griffin leads Southern Miss over Middle Tennessee 77-70

Tyree Griffin had six of his 21 points in the final 2½ minutes to help Southern Miss hold off Middle Tennessee 77-70, handing the Blue Raiders their 12th con
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Jury takes hour to convict man of murder; gets life-sentence

A jury took about an hour to find a man guilty of first-degree murder in a shooting during a robbery attempt at a Mississippi home
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Only 1 of 3 Mississippi transport commissioners is running

Only one of the three transportation commissioners is seeking re-election in Mississippi this year
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Bryant sets special elections for 3 Mississippi House seats

Gov. Phil Bryant has March 12 special elections to fill Mississippi House seats that are vacant because three former lawmakers became judges
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Mississippi lawmakers return to Capitol for 3-month session

Mississippi legislators are beginning their three-month session, with Republican Gov. Phil Bryant proposing a teacher pay raise
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Man charged with hindering prosecution in missing woman case

Police in a south Mississippi city are charging a man with hindering prosecution after they questioned him about a woman missing since Nov. 25
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The Latest: Woman, baby rescued from flooded pickup truck

Rescue workers in north Georgia used a ladder and ropes to get to a woman and baby stranded in a pickup truck inundated by rising waters
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C-USA hopes flex schedule means better seed, at-large bid

Conference USA hopes flex schedule translates into better seed, possible at-large bid
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The Latest: Flash flooding, water rescues in Mississippi

The head of emergency management in a southwestern Mississippi County says they had an "extreme flash flooding event" following heavy rains that hit the area
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Flood warnings as heavy rains move across the South

A storm that dumped up to 12 inches of rain in Louisiana and Mississippi moved into Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and western North Carolina on Friday
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The Latest: Teams assessing storm damage in Mississippi

Teams were heading out to determine the extent of damage in Mississippi after a line of storms moved across the South
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Storm front causes damage in Louisiana, Mississippi

Heavy rain and gusty winds are causing damage across parts of Louisiana and Mississippi
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