The United States is considering slowing its military exit from Afghanistan by keeping a larger-than-planned troop presence this year and next.
An ex-Marine charged with shooting "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man was not legally insane, a prosecution expert said.
Four of Mississippi's public universities are likely to begin charging student activity fees this fall, moving further away from the state's one-time policy of tuition including all charges.
In the summer of 2014, two friends in Augusta, Georgia, were looking to grab a bite. A thought came to mind -- what restaurants are safe to eat at?
Student athletes from Columbus and elsewhere in north Mississippi will soon have an opportunity to meet a heavyweight boxing champion in person.
Janie Shields, the life enrichment program coordinator at Mississippi University for Women, was honored Wednesday with a diversity award by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning.
The case against three suspects charged with the August beating of a man will be presented to a grand jury this spring.
Despite one Starkville alderman's objection to Tuesday's interim fire chief appointment, outgoing Chief Rodger Mann says the move makes sense because it avoids numerous internal promotions.
Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in ground cumin spice.
Madison attorney Vicki Slater launched her campaign as Democrat for Mississippi governor Thursday.
As the Islamic State group tries to expand and take root across the Middle East, it is struggling in Syria.
Two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker wondered aloud whether the standstill Senate was worth a grown man's time.
A lingering letdown for fans after Eddie Murphy's half-hearted display on the recent "Saturday Night Live" bash has been rekindled by a report of what might have been: Murphy impersonating Bill Cosby.
Did you know Columbus has a private self-defense school?
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn is leading the move for Starkville to sever ties with Tim Cox, the insurance agent who has served the city for almost two decades.
This week, the city released its most recent sales tax revenues figures based on sales tax collections from December.
The Magnolia Film Festival will feature films from seven Mississippi directors this year.
The Columbus Police Department wants to reenergize its neighborhood watch program, and Community Relations Officer Rhonda Sanders said east Columbus is an ideal place to start.
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