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By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
Two people were killed and at least 10 others were injured late Monday when seven vehicles plunged, one after another, into a deep hole where a dark, rural highway collapsed as Hurricane Ida blew through Mississippi.
By News Desk
The simple back-to-school precaution of masking has become a source of controversy in Mississippi and around the country as millions of students prepare to enter the academic year and rates of COVID-19 infection soar.
By Laura Santhanam
Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill Thursday to ban transgender athletes from competing on girls or women’s sports teams.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he'll sign a bill to ban transgender athletes from competing on girls’ or women’s sports teams in the state’s schools and universities.
The Republican governor signed the bill Tuesday afternoon, just two days after legislators passed it. Amid protests over racial injustice, Mississippi was under increasing pressure to lose a symbol that many see as racist.
By Harry Zahn
Gov. Reeves is expected to deliver remarks at 3:30 pm ET on Monday.
By Justin Stabley
Along with the pandemic, the state's death toll from a series of tornadoes rose to 12.
In Mississippi, the coronavirus crisis has evolved on a very different timeline than in hot spots like New York and New Jersey. Mississippi was one of the last states in the country to record a known coronavirus case, and one…
By Rebecca Newman
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is set to hold a press conference providing an update on his state's response to the novel coronavirus.
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