The University of Mississippi chancellor on Friday condemned a student's online comment about lynching as "racist, offensive and hurtful" after dozens of other students said the chancellor's initial response to the comment was weak and insensitive to African-Americans.
More than half the country fears a Trump presidency. And only about a third of Americans believe he is at least somewhat qualified to serve in the White House.
Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in the now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, says a Republican congressman.
Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face that may help unite a deeply divided Republican Party months after the fiery Texas conservative called Trump a "pathological liar" and "utterly amoral."
Donald Trump needs to prove to voters that he has the policy depth and gravitas to serve as commander in chief. Hillary Clinton needs a moment to connect with Americans who question whether she can be trusted.
An imam spoke against violence and in support of law enforcement during the first Friday prayer service since a local man was charged in last weekend's New Jersey and New York City bombings.
Prosecutors moved quickly to charge a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man whose vehicle broke down in the middle of a street.
A Republican congressman who represents the Charlotte area said Thursday that people are protesting in the city because they "hate white people."
Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not armed and pleading with them not to shoot her husband as they shout at him to drop a gun.
A Lowndes County man convicted of capital murder will get a new trial.
Columbus native Leslie Frazier, who played on the legendary Chicago Bears team that won Super Bowl XX and later coached the Minnesota Vikings to the NFL playoffs, will be inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in August 2017.
Clowns -- or clown hysteria, one or the other -- have come to the Golden Triangle.
Former Columbus police officer Canyon Boykin's attorneys have filed a motion to move his manslaughter trial out of Lowndes County.
Germain McConnell, executive director at the Mississippi School for Math & Science, freely admits the two-year residential high school located on the MUW campus isn't for everyone.
A Columbus man is in custody after a Thursday evening domestic disturbance.
Starkville Main Street Association recognized the accomplishments of nine downtown businesses and organizations Thursday during its annual awards ceremony.
Ballads, poems, stories about little old ladies and hand-sewn panoramas illustrating them all were all in store for the handful of participants who attended the Crankie and storytelling workshop with national singers and storytellers Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle.
A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based company.
A third night of protests over a fatal police shooting in Charlotte gave way to quiet streets early Friday after the city's mayor enacted a curfew and rifle-toting members of the National Guard arrived to guard the city's business district.
2. Columbus drops $16K on complaint defenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Stricklin hire will impact SOCSD board of trustees STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. MSU coaches prepare to say goodbye to Stricklin STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY