Rodney Earl Sanders is accused in the murders of Catholic nuns Margaret Held and Paula Merrill in Mississippi.
Kimberly V. Bracey alleges in a lawsuit that Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Tony Yarber subjected her to sexual harassment and fired her after she ended an affair with him.
Photos remembering the five victims in the Citronelle, Alabama mass murder allegedly perpetrated by Derrick Dearman: Shannon Randall, Chelsea and Justin Reed, Joseph Adam Turner, and Robert Lee Brown.
Chip Johnson, the mayor of Hernando, Mississippi, said sexting a nude photo to a woman that was then sent to the city’s aldermen was a “personal mistake.”
Jeffrey Simmons, a five-star Mississippi State football recruit, apologized after a video surfaced showing him beating a woman during a fight. Watch it here.
Quinton Tellis, 27, has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers in Mississippi. See photos of the suspect here.
Quinton Verdell Tellis, 27, has been indicted in the murder of Jessica Chambers, 19, who was burned to death in December 2014 in Mississippi.
A 7-year-old boy was killed and more than a dozen people were injured after a tornado hit Holly Springs, Mississippi. Two others were killed in Benton County.
A large tornado caused severe damage in the northern Mississippi city of Holly Springs, killing a 7-year-old child and injuring several others people. See videos here.
Marshall Leonard was arrested after setting off a bomb at a Walmart in Mississippi because the store stopped selling the Confederate flag, police say.
Amy Prentiss, the girlfriend of suspected Delta State gunman Shannon Lamb, was killed in their Gautier, Mississippi, home before he fatally shot a professor.
Amy Prentiss was killed by her boyfriend, Shannon Lamb, before he fatally shot a fellow professor at Delta State University in Mississippi, police say.
Ethan Schmidt, a 39-year-old history professor at Delta State University in Mississippi, was fatally shot by a fellow professor on campus, police say.
Ethan Schmidt, a history professor at Delta State University in Mississippi, has been identified as the victim killed Monday morning in an on-campus shooting.
A gunman fired shots from a pickup truck at soldiers training at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as part of Jade Helm 15, on back to back days.