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Then-candidate for Mississippi governor Tate Reeves with President Donald Trump in November 2019.

Mississippi’s GOP governor overrode local coronavirus measures, reopening some restaurants and classifying businesses like gun stores as ‘...

Gov. Tate Reeves signed an executive order classifying businesses like gun shops, department stores, and real-estate offices as "essential."
Mississippi State Penitentiary is one of four prisons being investigated by the Justice Department's civil rights division.

2020 may be the ‘bloodiest year in recent memory’ for Mississippi’s state prisons, but the state’s criminal justice system has...

Since December, 24 inmates have died under the watch of Mississippi's Department of Corrections — at one point, five inmates died in just two weeks.

LIVE UPDATES: Joe Biden has won the Mississippi Democratic primary, see the full results here

Former Vice President Joe Biden clinched his first big victory of the March 10 primaries over Senator Bernie Sanders. in Mississippi.

LIVE UPDATES: Mike Espy has won the Democratic primary for US Senate in Mississippi. See full US Senate and House primary results here.

In addition to its Democratic presidential primary, Mississippi is holding primaries for US Senate and House elections on March 10.
More than 60 dogs have been adopted through the Home2 Suites by Hilton Biloxi North/D'Iberville "Fostering Hope" program.

A Mississippi hotel lets guests foster dogs during their stay and now more than 60 have found forever homes.

Home2 Suites by Hilton in Biloxi North launched "Fostering Hope" in 2018. Guests and hotel staff have adopted more than 60 dogs since Oct. 2018.

2 Mississippi men tried to cash in a lottery ticket for $100,000 after supergluing the winning numbers onto it, police say

Police said two men signed the ticket and presented it to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, but officials realized it was fake and called police.

Five inmates were killed in Mississippi prisons this week, and two more are missing

Deaths and injuries have plagued Mississippi prisons this week as a federal judge ruled alleged constitutional violations have been resolved.
The Adams County Sheriff told media that a homeless man broke a number of windows just so he could stay in jail and escape the cold.

A Mississippi man went on a window-breaking spree just so he could get arrested and stay in jail to escape the cold

A homeless man in Natchez, Mississippi, asked if he could stay in jail for shelter. Deputies told him he couldn't do so unless he was in custody.

Mississippi elected Republican Tate Reeves governor on Tuesday following a surprisingly competitive race

Longtime Democratic Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has been surprisingly strong versus Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves in a tight race.
A person holds an American flag as they participate in a ceremony to become an American citizen during a U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services naturalization ceremony at the Miami Field Office on August 17, 2018 in Miami, Florida.

Mississippi police officers fatally shot a man in a wrong-door raid. The city says he had no constitutional rights because he was an undocumented immi...

Ismael Lopez was killed in 2017 after officers arrived at the wrong door to execute a warrant. They ended up shooting him in the back of the head.