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Storms spawn twisters in Mississippi, kill 2 in Georgia

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — Much of the South is again at risk of severe weather Tuesday, forecasters say, after tornadoes struck parts of the region Sunday night and Monday, causing heavy damage in some...

Trooper quietly buried amid scrutiny over Black man's death

WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper killed in a car crash hours after he was told he would be fired for his role in the death of a Black man was buried with honors Friday at a ceremony t...

Flooded Mississippi residents return to soggy, smelly homes

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Residents returned to soggy, smelly homes Wednesday to begin cleaning up as floodwaters were receding around Mississippi's capital after days of misery but with more rain on the ...

Eudora Welty gets first marker on Mississippi writers trail

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has markers noting a blues trail, a country music trail, a civil rights trail and even an Indian mound trail. Now, with the dedication of a marker t...

Investigators sift for clues in Mississippi military crash

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Federal and local officials are combing Mississippi soybean fields for clues in a military plane crash that killed 15 Marines and a Navy sailor. Debris was sc...

Sailor laid to rest 75 years after his death at Pearl Harbor

WESSON, Miss. (AP) — The remains of a 23-year-old Mississippi sailor killed at Pearl Harbor have been laid to rest in his home state, 75 years after he died. Fireman 1st Class Jim H....

Nikolai Setzer

Nikolai Setzer, who leads Continental's worldwide tire division, talks to the media during a ceremonial start on construction of the German company's $1.45 billion tire plant in Clinton, Miss., Thur...

FBI investigating arson, 'Vote Trump' tag at black church

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into the arson and vandalism of an African-American church in Mississippi, where "Vote Trump" was spray-painted on an outside w...

Miss. fire chief: Blaze at African-American church was arson

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Somebody set the fire that heavily damaged an African-American church that was also spray-painted with the phrase "Vote Trump," and an $11,000 reward is being offered for info...

Clarence Green

Bishop Clarence Green stands outside his fire damaged 200-member Hopewell M.B. Baptist Church in Greenville, Miss., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. A Mississippi mayor is calling it a hate crime as arson inv...

Brittany Farmer

Brittany Farmer speaks about a deadly car accident Halloween night that took place about a quarter mile from their home near U.S. Highway 80, in Chunky, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Farmer said she a...

Elena Kagan

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks in Oxford, Miss. A Supreme Court copyright dispute over cheerleading uniforms Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, brought out the...

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith of Australia, stares down the ninth green during the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor of Canada putts on the ninth green during the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Chris Kirk

Chris Kirk watches his drive from the sixth tee box during the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)