Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft," causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concluded today.
Jack Cristil, who served as MSU's play-by-play announcer for football and basketball for 58 years, passed away Sunday at the Sanctuary Hospice House of Tupelo. Cristil, who suffered from cancer and kidney disease, was 88.
For the 10th year, Lowndes County volunteers will be honoring local first responders near the anniversary of 9/11.
Devonte Jones, 20, of 2006 Cherry St., was booked into the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Three months ago, Lowndes County supervisors withdrew $922,000 from the gain on the $30 million hospital trust fund. The principal has been split evenly between and managed by two financial firms for almost a year now.
Mississippi inmate Sherwood Brown is seeking to have his death sentence overturned because he is mentally disabled. A DeSoto County judged ruled against Brown in 2013. Brown appealed to the Mississippi Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 6 in Jackson.
Writing a state budget is not only about numbers. It's also about narrative.
Shelling and other clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists threw the cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine into deepening peril Sunday, two days after it took hold.
President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria.
The Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, is expecting her second child and being treated for severe morning sickness, royal officials said Monday.
New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made a different way.
S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family's conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. He was 93.
A Columbus man is dead and another injured after an early morning shooting Saturday.
A little more than a week ago, in downtown Columbus, someone threw white paint across the mural in Catfish Alley. It appears a vandal poured paint into a Bud Light bottle and hurled it against the mural, splattering across the image's lower corner.
U.S. Marshals on Thursday arrested a Starkville man in Memphis that allegedly participated in March's Club Rock shooting.
After Starkville aldermen unanimously approved a change in employee's insurance options Tuesday, officials downplayed an unauthorized press release by Human Rights Campaign that applauded the city for extending coverage to workers' LGBT partners, instead saying the new, tiered-rate packages provide cost-saving options for all employees, rather than a specific group.
Mississippi's charter school board has received letters from 10 organizations that say they intend to apply for 17 schools. One of those is the Inspire Charter School in Columbus.
Last Tuesday, three days after Mississippi's state record for alligators was broken, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks certified an even bigger gator.
A Lowndes County elementary school was ranked in the top 10 of schools in the state.
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