Marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled over a decade, rising to almost 10 percent or more than 22 million mostly recreational users, government surveys show.
The Columbus City Council issued a public reprimand Tuesday to Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner for comments he posted online in the aftermath of the police shooting of Ricky Ball.
For nearly an hour and a half, angry citizens railed against city officials for a lack of details on the incident that ended with a Columbus Police Department officer killing 26-year-old Ricky Ball on Friday night.
Ricky Ball, the 26-year-old shot and killed by a Columbus police officer Friday, died as a result of blood loss due to two gunshot wounds.
Philip Gunn said he takes offense when people say Mississippi's leaders aren't education-minded.
The human remains found outside a New Hope home in July have been positively identified as Manuel Vasquez.
A recent Mississippi State graduate from Madison is among a select group being honored with a major international design honor.
Starkville aldermen again shuffled the city's personnel deck Tuesday, tasking Assistant Personnel Director Stephanie Halbert to lead human resources as Director Randy Boyd transitions to an advisory role after he notified the board of his intention to retire.
Student senators at the University of Mississippi voted Tuesday night to ask the school administration to remove the Mississippi flag from campus because it contains a Confederate battle emblem that some say is an offensive reminder of slavery and segregation.
A Columbus man has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly shot at someone checking on him after a car accident.
Mississippi State University Provost and Executive Vice President Jerome Gilbert was named the 37th president of Marshall University Tuesday, beating out two other finalists for the position.
Mississippi University for Women will celebrate writing from Thursday to Saturday with its annual Writers Symposium and Welty Gala.
The Mormon Church staked a deeper claim to middle ground in American society on Tuesday, advocating for compromises between protecting religious liberties and prohibiting discrimination, and criticizing Kentucky clerk Kim Davis for refusing to license gay marriages.
Don't expect Democrats to take down Donald Trump. If the GOP's baffled establishment wants to dismiss their party's billionaire presidential front-runner, it appears they'll have to do it themselves.
Democrats appear to be rallying around Hillary Rodham Clinton after her commanding performance in the party's first presidential debate, with strong majorities viewing her favorably and more saying she can win the White House than any of her rivals, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows.
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is dropping out of the Democratic race for president and is considering his options about how he might "remain as a voice" in the campaign.
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan told GOP lawmakers late Tuesday that he will run for speaker, but only if they embrace him by week's end as their consensus candidate -- an ambitious bid to impose unity on a disordered and divided House.
Elaborate new transmissions are helping automakers meet rising fuel economy standards, but they're also requiring more trips to the repair shop.
With billions of dollars at stake in restitution and penalties, U.S. states are moving quickly to try to hold Volkswagen accountable for its emissions-cheating scandal.
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