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Inmate dies at South Mississippi Correctional Facility

MDOC says the inmate was pronounced dead at the Green County Hospital Monday evening. 

MSDH reports two more COVID-19 related deaths in the state

Deaths have also been reported in Hancock, Holmes and Webster counties.

Coastal Alabama town closes beaches over coronavirus

Throngs of college students have been gathering on beaches in Baldwin County this week after Florida shut down its restaurants and nightclubs.

UMMC student, nurse tested positive for coronavirus

During the press conference, it was announced that a student and a nurse both tested positive for the coronavirus.

State legislative session suspended on recommendation of state health department

Representative Gary Chism said the state's Rainy Day Fund sits at $545 million but no one knows if that will be enough.

Mississippi judge shot, critically wounded near courthouse

Meridian Police Lt. Rita Jack says Smith was getting out of truck to go inside the courthouse when the gunfire happened.

Only essential staff and limited family at NCAA tournaments

The decision comes after the NCAA's COVID-19 advisory panel recommended against playing sporting events open to the general public.

Another Inmate Dies in State Custody

Another Mississippi inmate dies in custody

MDOC: Inmate death reported at Parchman

The body was sent for an autopsy.

Inmate serving time at CMCF dies in Jackson hospital

Foul play is not suspected in Cox's death. His body is being sent for an autopsy to determine his official cause of death. 

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