The Starkville Police Department is searching for an unidentified man who held up a gas station at gunpoint.
Starkville police officers charged a second suspect with aggravated assault in connection with a July Central Avenue incident.
The 46-year-old truck driver who won the Democratic nomination for Mississippi governor says he spent nothing on his campaign and knows nobody in politics. He didn't even vote in the primary because he says he was busy.
Soldiers participating in a training exercise on a Mississippi military base heard them Tuesday and Wednesday -- noises they believed were gunshots at the edge of the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center.
A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight, prison officials said.
The political veteran with the right resume, but perhaps the wrong last name. The rookie senators and their focus on foreign policy and individual rights. Governors with experience -- and baggage. The never-been-elected outsiders, and of course, the billionaire showman.
A former mayor accused of spending city money on trips, shopping and marriage counseling was authorized to use the funds and did nothing wrong, his attorney said Wednesday.
Federal regulators have approved a long-delayed rule requiring companies to reveal the pay gap between CEOs and their employees.
At $654 billion, Apple is the stock market's heavyweight.
Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima today, with Mayor Kazumi Matsui renewing calls for U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to step up efforts toward making a nuclear-weapons-free world.
A leading Republican senator proposed a National Rifle Association-backed bill Wednesday that he said would make the federal background check system for gun buyers more effective and bolster programs for treating people with mental illness.
What initially appeared to be another mass shooting at a movie theater ended up being an attack by a disturbed homeless man who wasn't armed with a real gun was eventually shot and killed by police.
District 2 Constable Curtis Randle and District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams secured victories in Tuesday's Democratic primary and will return to their respective seats next term.
Two Oktibbeha County democratic races look to be heading to runoffs after Tuesday's primary elections.
Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has $2.8 million in his campaign fund, and his Democratic challenger in the November election is a truck driver who reported spending no money so far and who said he didn't even vote in Tuesday's primary.
When the absentee ballots came in Tuesday night at 11 o'clock, an anxious Lynn Wright breathed a sigh of relief inside the Lowndes County Courthouse.
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2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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5. More Highway 12 work begins STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY