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Mississippi fugitives arrested in Knox County

Two fugitives wanted out of Mississippi were found and arrested in Knox County Thursday.

Mississippi considers abortion ban after fetal heartbeat

Mississippi lawmakers are considering what could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the country. Bills that passed legislative committees Tuesday would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Divisive race ends with Republican Hyde-Smith victory

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made decried as racist.

In Mississippi, Trump mocks Ford’s claims against Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump ignited a crowd at a campaign rally in Mississippi on Tuesday by mocking a woman who has claimed she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago.

Gordon makes landfall near Alabama-Mississippi border

Thousands of people were without power as Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall late Tuesday just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border.

Gordon strengthens, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing to strengthen and is expected to become a hurricane late Tuesday when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast, including coastal Mississippi. From there, it is forecast to move inland over the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday.

Mississippi: Up to 7,000 bodies from asylum may be in field

University officials established a consortium to exhume the remains and study them.

Late TD rallies Mississippi past Kentucky 37-34

Mississippi scored with five-seconds remaining to hand Kentucky another heartbreaking loss in Lexington.

Mississippi man in jail for robbing two Lexington stores

A Mississippi man accused of robbing two Lexington businesses is now in jail in Kentucky.

Lexington armed robbery suspect caught in Mississippi

A man wanted for two armed robberies in October has been caught in Mississippi.

Hearing set for Mississippi man charged with killing 2 nuns

A man charged with killing two nuns in Mississippi is scheduled for a court hearing, where prosecutors will present evidence before the case goes to a grand jury.

Slain nuns being honored in funerals in Kentucky, Wisconsin

Two nuns who devoted their lives to helping the needy are being remembered in funerals, a week after they were stabbed to death in their home in a poverty-stricken Mississippi county.

2 nuns, 1 from Kentucky, found slain in Mississippi home; motive unclear

Two Catholic nuns, including one with Kentucky ties, were found slain in their home in Mississippi.

Mississippi gov. signs law allowing service denial to gays

Mississippi's governor has signed a law that allows public and private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on the employers' religious beliefs.

Kentucky arrives in Nashville for the SEC Tournament

The Kentucky Wildcats, seeded number 2 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, arrived by bus in Nashville on Wednesday to begin post-season play.

Golden Alert issued for Knott County man

A Golden Alert was issued Friday evening by Kentucky State Police for a missing Knott County man who suffers from Alzheimer's.

Sentence upheld for man in 2009 Mississippi prisoner escape

A state appeals court has upheld seven life sentences for a man convicted of helping his cousin escape when the cousin and other inmates were taken to an eye clinic outside a Mississippi prison.

Wehr named Mississippi River Commission president

Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mississippi Valley Division since August 2014, is the president of the Mississippi River Commission.

Mississippi River counties pool resources to bring tourists

Carlisle, Ballard, Hickman and Fulton counties are combining resources to promote tourism along the Kentucky Great River Road National Scenic Byway.

Lexington woman kayaking the Mississippi River for research

It was day seven, and the exhaustion was about to set in. Alyssum Pohl was in her tent hopelessly trying to sleep while a group of drunken twentysomethings spent the night shooting guns and yelling just outside.

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UPDATE: Mount Sterling robbery suspect in custody

Mount Sterling Police say the suspect may be the same man responsible for a robbery earlier this week.

Lexington virus victim, honored at briefing, NYT series

That Ms. Benton was so involved in community problems is particularly remarkable because she had plenty of problems of her own.

Floyd County school counselor earns regional award

Honored for the Big Sandy region.

Deadline approaching for resources, funding available to child care providers

Dec. 1 is the deadline for all licensed, certified and registered child care providers across the state in centers and family child care homes to apply for a $130 per child stipend