A bill banning texting while driving now awaits Gov. Phil Bryant's signature after lawmakers approved the measure Monday.
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott and two teammates arrived back in Starkville after a fight caught on video in Panama City Beach, Fla., left Prescott with visible wounds to his face and back.
A political blogger who shook up last year's Senate election by photographing U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's bedridden wife is set for trial March 30.
Trial began Monday for a man accused of killing Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian in 2013.
A 17-year-old Connecticut girl who was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state after she and her mother refused treatment is happy her cancer is in remission but still upset she had no choice in the matter.
A carpenter has been fired for freeing a raccoon that had been trapped by exterminators at the San Francisco construction site where he worked.
Police responding to a report from a fisherman about an overturned car in an icy Utah river were stunned to discover an 18-month-old girl dangling in a car seat inside, unconscious but alive.
Mississippi State University employee Matt Warren has embarked on a new project: taking high dynamic range (HDR) photos of the state.
Many murals now adorn Main Street West Point buildings, thanks to Deborah Mansfield.
Three Starkville residents face drug-related charges as Starkville Police Department and county law enforcement continue cracking down on offenders.
A Thursday stabbing in Starkville injured one person and led to the arrest of another.
The next time Mississippi lawmakers say the state can't afford something, don't believe them.
When it comes to President Barack Obama exerting presidential powers, Republicans have made it clear they want to keep him in check. Except when they don't.
Wondering who's up and who's down in the 2016 presidential race? Go for a run, tend the garden, clean the closet, remove the lint from the dryer, and then do it all over again because it's going to be a long time before the polls will tell us much about who's likely to be our next president.
Hamilton High School and United Blood Services will team up for a March 19 blood drive at the school's campus.
Two Columbus residents have announced their intent to run for Mississippi's vacant seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Columbus Redevelopment Authority is making its first big push for a project to revitalize city neighborhoods.
If you build it, they will come.
Safe Haven, an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Columbus, plans to implement a Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.
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