In a scathing critique of the Defense Department's efforts to curb sexual assaults, a U.S. senator warned Monday that the true scope of sex-related violence in the military communities is "vastly underreported" and that victims continue to struggle for justice.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility today for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad -- though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.
For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand.
Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial got their first look at a video recording of gunman James Holmes asking detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"
JACKSON -- Mississippi's Community College Board should be thankful that the state's College Board got crossways with University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones.
The Columbus City Council will consider the first project in an expected expansion to Phase 1 of the city's street improvement program during its regular meeting Tuesday.
Shortly after approving a $2.7 million-maximum bond package last month for street, drainage and other infrastructure projects, Starkville aldermen could begin a process Tuesday of authorizing up to $3 million for improvements to Starkville Police Department's headquarters.
The 20th Market Street Festival wrapped up early Saturday evening after being blessed with what is often called "Chamber of Commerce" weather.
Lowndes County residents will go to the polls May 12 to vote on a proposed bond issue for the Lowndes County School District worth $44 million.
Rural Lowndes County has seen a steady downtick of violent crime and property crime in recent year, according to Sheriff Mike Arledge.
David Owen, a Columbus attorney, had a surprise for Market Street Festival attendees downtown Saturday. He helped them register to vote.
First Baptist Church of Starkville will hold the dedication of its new children's building on Lafayette Street today.
The eagle atop the Mississippi Capitol has a new golden glow.
State troopers say an inattentive driver caused a crash that killed a west Alabama school bus driver.
With the demand for skilled and educated employees in the health field increasing, Mississippi University for Women will begin offering health care management education opportunities in the fall.
Mississippi sheriffs say they are dismayed and puzzled by Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher's decision to abolish a program that sends inmates to 30 county jails.
The wife of former Mississippi prison chief Chris Epps isn't ready to give up the Flowood house that her husband agreed to forfeit as part of a guilty plea in a bribery scheme.
About 100 candles lit up the area around the Bryan Green Gazebo on Mississippi University for Women's campus Thursday night as students, faculty and Columbus community members held a candlelight vigil to honor the country of Nepal.
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3. 'Father' time: MSU fans take fathers, sons on first pilgrimages to CWS in Omaha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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