Justice Department officials are warning that they'll be dispatching fewer trained election observers as a result of a Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.
Facing new challenges to a legacy law, the Obama administration on Wednesday set modest expectations for the president's final health care sign-up season.
The city council voted on Tuesday to approve a new pay scale that includes 5-percent pay raises to the base rate of every rank through captain.
Two years ago, Aimee Bradley's daughter didn't think anything of exchanging online messages with someone she had never met.
A man was killed Tuesday when he crashed the motorcycle he was riding on Highway 82 West near the 18th Avenue exit in Columbus shortly before 5:30 p.m.
A Clay County man is in jail for allegedly shooting his wife at least five times.
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves answered questions from Columbus Rotarians Tuesday at Lion Hills Center.
Mississippi State received 32 reports of sexual assault in 2015, a number the school's Student Association is working to reduce this week.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins wants the mayor and his fellow aldermen to have more information about potential city hires and says department heads will be held accountable if they do not provide full reports to the board in the future.
The Starkville/MSU Symphony Chorus will present a concert of choral music selected on the theme "Ode to Nature" at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23.
You can still watch the final televised presidential debate tonight even if you don't have a TV.
Leroy Brooks didn't leave Monday's Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board member without a few parting shots.
The city of Columbus now faces a second wrongful death lawsuit in federal court related to the Ricky Ball shooting.
Former Starkville Academy coach Jody Wayne Britt faces up to six years in prison and $20,000 in fines after pleading guilty Monday to two counts of luring a child to engage in sexually explicit computer communication.
A Columbus man is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly hitting someone with a pipe.
After a months-long assessment of OCH Regional Medical Center, consulting firm Stroudwater Associates' report states supervisors should "explore transactions as soon as is practical" while the hospital continues to improve its sustainability in case a sale or lease option isn't available.
The last of three suspects charged in the July 2013 fatal shooting of a man at a Starkville car wash will spend the next eight years behind bars.
Mississippi health officials confirm four new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 30 this year.
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