The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 21 from a woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce.
Former Mississippi Attorney General Mike Moore said Friday that he and others on a new task force have already started examining contracts awarded by the Department of Corrections.
Four young Mississippians will have the opportunity to represent 4-H and the Mississippi State University Center for Government and Community Development as pages in the 2015 State Legislature.
President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy -- just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.
A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems.
Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown.
The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed.
Senior defensive back from West Point was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of burglary and domestic violence.
A bond reduction has been denied for a woman accused of fatally shooting another woman in the parking lot of a Columbus restaurant.
For years, Columbus has proclaimed herself "The Friendly City." Now, it's official.
When Starkville Academy faces off against Oak Forest (La.) for the Class AAA, Division II state championship game Saturday it is certain to evoke powerful memories in the grandstands.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department charged a Maben man with two counts of aggravated DUI after a single-vehicle accident injured two people Monday.
The paperwork is finalized for construction on the 14th Avenue ditch project to start Dec. 1.
The Columbus Exchange Club's annual Wisconsin cheese and summer sausage fundraiser will have a booth set up on designated dates and times beginning Saturday.
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night.
The global quality chief of Takata Corp. apologized and an official from Honda acknowledged the automaker broke a disclosure law as a Senate committee put the spotlight on a growing problem with exploding air bags.
Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent.
The fire that destroyed three buildings at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum started by accident, the fire marshal said Thursday.
A federal appeals court has let stand the conviction of an Alabama woman sentenced to prison for kidnapping a girl from a Mississippi school.
A federal appeals court said Thursday that it won't reconsider its earlier ruling that a 2012 Mississippi abortion law is unconstitutional.
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