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.
If you build it, they will come.
The Columbus Redevelopment Authority is making its first big push for a project to revitalize city neighborhoods.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees unanimously named Eric Heiselt school board president for the year.
Safe Haven, an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Columbus, plans to implement a Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.
Winners in a bruising struggle with Republicans over homeland security funding and immigration, minority Democrats had unity on their side, along with a politician's understandable fear of terrorist attacks and the Constitution's separation of powers.
America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," the nation's first black president said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights activists whose beatings by police a half-century ago galvanized people against racial oppression and hastened passage of historic voting rights for minorities.
The state Bureau of Narcotics is seeking to overturn a judge's ruling that its seizure of cash and other items during a drug bust in 2013 was illegal because the search warrant failed to include a description of the place to be searched.
1. Y accepting sealed bids for Camp Pratt COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. P&Z commission OK lot divisions for industrial park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY