• Sheriff: 2 men fire at soldiers in Mississippi; none hurt

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said Tuesday.

    Updated: 1:47 pm

  • Deer hunting: 5 myths and misconceptions

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Myths about wildlife are probably as old as man, and deer hunting has more than its share. While many have likely come and gone, others can still be heard at deer camps.

  • Monday, August 3, 2015

    Debate stage drama: Republican presidential candidates await top 10 announcement

    Updated: 4:00 am

  • Legal case involving Ole Miss’ Tunsil, stepfather dismissed

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A legal case involving Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil and his stepfather has been dismissed.

  • Investigators search for a shell casing along the perimeter of a pedestrian plaza outside the Madison County Courthouse in Canton, Miss.,  after a shooting on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside the county courthouse. A suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. (Joe Ellis /The Clarion-Ledger via AP)  NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Sheriff: Man fatally shoots defendant waiting at courthouse

    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — William A. Wells was a former firefighter who had never been in any more serious legal trouble than some traffic tickets— until his mother was shot.

  • Authorities investigate Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Canton Miss. A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a criminal courthouse in Mississippi on Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been arrested and is in jail, Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker said, but he declined to identify him or the victim. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)

    The Latest: Fatal shooting outside Mississippi courthouse

    CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):

  • Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame adds 15 new members

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Fifteen new members will be inducted into the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame on Aug. 30 at the Biloxi Civic Center.

  • Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, a Southern Mississippi alumnus speaks with reporters prior to his induction to the Mississippi Hall of Fame in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. Favre joins a group of distinguished Mississippi athletes and coaches including former NBA player Clarence Weatherspoon, also a Southern Mississippi alumnus in this year's class of inductees. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Favre inducted into Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — For a guy who played football into his 40s and nearly had to be dragged off the field, Brett Favre certainly seems to be enjoying his post-NFL life.

  • Contract awarded for baseball complex

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A $2.3 million contract has been awarded for the second phase of construction for Lincoln County’s new baseball complex.

  • Today in History

    Today is Sunday, August 2, the 214th day of 2015. There are 151 days left in the year.