Jackson police are trying to find the owner of a pistol that is engraved with the name of former Gov. Kirk Fordice and what appears to be the state seal of Mississippi.
Hundreds of people, many waving Confederate battle flags outside, gathered for the funeral of a black rebel flag supporter killed in an accident near Oxford.
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz will visit two north Mississippi cities this month.
Attorney General Jim Hood professes pride in the number of large corporations that he's gone after as Mississippi's chief legal officer. But the sprawling Google litigation he's involved in continues to spawn embarrassing incidents.
Republican presidential candidates dismissed the dominance of Donald Trump in early primary polling, scrambling to position themselves days before their first debate.
Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.
NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.
Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.
Columbus Police Department Capt. Fred Shelton and about 20 residents talked about a number of things through a more than hour-long meeting on Friday.
It appears Columbus is getting a Harbor Freight Tools.
When New Hope resident Manuel Vasquez was reported missing on July 13, his friend, Columbus resident Paul Vega, had already been looking for him for several weeks, Vega told The Dispatch in a phone interview last week.
Local voters will mark ballots for eight elections Tuesday: three local democratic primary races; three local Republican primary races; one state senate primary and one state house primary. Three of the eight elections will be decided next week.
Noxubee County High School football coach Tyrone Shorter is driven by a goal. While most coaches are defined by wins and losses, Shorter feels he is best defined by graduation day.
Oktibbeha County supervisors are not scheduled to discuss whether to remove the Mississippi state flag from county-owned property Monday, but board members say they'll deal with the issue if it's forced.
To an audience filled with mostly nursing students, Dr. Pamela Lacy of Columbus urged about 200 Mississippi University for Women graduates to heal the world.
A federal appeals court has upheld the drug conviction of a Lowndes County man.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appears confident of winning his party's nomination for re-election Tuesday.
A federal judge has ended the legal fight over a silicon metal plant being built in northeast Mississippi.
As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.
The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise his client to do so until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty.
1. Hood talks challenges facing Mississippi STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Columbus officer questioned for conduct with minor has only been on force 16 days COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Council terminates officer who allegedly solicited minor COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two arrested for burglary, receiving stolen property STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY