Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights march in 1965, championed voting rights for blacks and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce Boynton said.
The Columbus City Council on Monday approved more than $1.4 million in appropriations for the new fiscal year.
A medical examiner testified Tuesday that Devin Montgomery, the 21-year-old killed at the Columbus Fairgrounds last year, was shot multiple times after an argument that began over a spilled drink.
Like the animal drawings that made him a north Mississippi icon, Robert "Uncle Bunky" Williams was many things at once -- father, husband, cartoonist, illustrator, TV pioneer, lawman, community volunteer, history buff and a devoted fan of the Chicago Cubs baseball team.
The Starkville Academy Patrons Association will hold their annual Back-to-School Rodeo Round Up at the Mississippi Horse Park from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said his department is offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest of a man who shot a deputy Monday morning.
Sitel, a customer service provider, will add 500 new jobs to its Starkville call center, the company announced Tuesday.
Two-thirds of Oktibbeha County's justice court seats are now set after Larnzy Carpenter defeated long-serving District 2 Judge W. Bernard Crump in Tuesday's Democratic runoff election.
A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on the air during a live broadcast this morning from a shopping center in Virginia.
The man accused of gunning down a Louisiana state trooper who stopped to offer him roadside assistance spent much of the past two decades in and out of prison, including a stint for setting his mother's house on fire.
Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Magnolia State students are ready for college by the standards of the test.
Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't backing down.
In what's been a violent year in St. Louis, a common theme has emerged: The gun used in any given crime was probably stolen.
A key Republican committee chairman acknowledged Tuesday that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated results, and said he doesn't know if opponents of the deal can prevail.
Blues musician Eddie "Son" House will be honored with a Mississippi Blues Trail maker in Rochester, New York.
More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.
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