Mississippi State News

At-home COVID tests available at county health departments

Starting Monday, free at-home COVID-19 tests will be available at all Mississippi county health departments. Each family can receive eight tests (four packages) of BinaxNOW antigen rapid self-tests per month. No doctor’s note or documentation of any kind is necessary.…

Authorities: Mississippi officer, 1 other dead in shooting

MERIDIAN, Miss. — A police officer has died along with one other person after an officer-involved shooting Thursday in an eastern Mississippi city, authorities said, adding a suspect was being sought. Officer Kennis Croom and a pregnant female victim died…