The Clay County Sheriff's Department is looking for an inmate who escaped Wednesday afternoon.
Personal economic filings for 2013 are unavailable on the Mississippi Ethics Commission's website for nine of 20 elected Oktibbeha County officials, a survey of the site showed Wednesday.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Wednesday that Mississippi's first election requiring photo identification reinforces his belief that the state no longer needs federal oversight to handle elections and redistricting.
Six-term incumbent Thad Cochran is getting a campaign finance boost from the top Senate Republican, while tea party challenger Chris McDaniel continues telling voters that Cochran is failing to fight President Barack Obama's policies.
A DeSoto County jury Wednesday found former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis guilty in an embezzlement case.
The world oil market has set up quite nicely for OPEC.
After two overwhelming votes in two days, members of Congress say they are confident they can agree on a bill to improve veterans' health care and send it to the president's desk by the end of the month.
Women who often indulge their cravings for hamburgers, steaks and other red meat may have a slightly higher risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests.
A 10-year-old Northern California boy is celebrating a milestone most people don't reach until they are in their late teens.
Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday at his family's seaside retreat in Maine, where he has spent his summers since he was a boy.
In Facebook posts written before he vanished from his military base in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl spoke of his frustration with the world and his desire to change the status quo.
Once fearing he would be viewed as "a loser for life" if he failed to win the presidency, Mitt Romney is trying to re-emerge as a force in Republican politics.
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.
Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge believes being a law enforcement officer is more dangerous than ever before.
Mississippi Senate Pro Tempore Terry Brown said he's on the road to recovery after a weekend stay in the hospital.
The Columbus City Council named Tony Carleton the new chief Tuesday with a 5-0 vote. Ward 2 Councilman Joseph Mickens was not at the meeting.
Bond money issued for road and drainage improvements in Columbus will be split evenly among its six wards. City councilmen chose that option over a citywide approach to infrastructure improvements during a special call meeting Tuesday.
1. Last two antebellum homes in Starkville for sale; one could be torn down STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. MDOT unveils Highway 82 interchange improvements COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Sheriff: New deputy hires will expand shift coverage STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Letting out their 'inner geek': Second Columbus Comic Con bigger, better than last year COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY