The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new trial for Toney Jennings, who was convicted in 2011 of statutory rape in Lowndes County.
BSP Filing Solutions has extended a lease with Starkville for production space at Airport Road's South Hangar from two to five years, Oktibbeha County economic development representative Joey Deason confirmed Thursday.
Mississippi is losing billions of dollars in potential economic activity because state leaders, so far, have chosen not to extend Medicaid to hundreds of thousands more people, a nonprofit group said a report Thursday.
C Spire has announced plans to acquire Callis Communications, which provides cloud-based unified communications as a service for businesses.
Vicksburg records show T&T Security, the company hired by the promoters of a party during which one man was killed and two others were shot, was not licensed to do business in the city.
The Republican establishment's much-anticipated pushback against the tea party wing is underway. House Speaker John Boehner made that clear Thursday, when he renewed his denunciation of groups that try to defeat GOP incumbents they consider too willing to compromise with Democrats.
Americans ramped up spending at retail businesses in November, providing a boost to the economy just in time for the holidays.
Tens of thousands of South African mourners waited in line on Friday to view the body of Nelson Mandela, which was lying in state for the third and final day, with the likelihood that many would be turned away before the casket is taken away later in the day.
The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's -- and possibly the entire nation's -- citrus crop.
Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. Researchers found it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
North Korea said today that it executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2.
A Montana newlywed pleaded guilty Thursday to killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.
For aspiring art collectors everywhere, there is hope.
An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the recent history of the CIA -- but all in secret, an Associated Press investigation found.
At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos' game Thursday night.
Bob Barker's 90th birthday present is urging one more contestant to "come on down" from the audience on "The Price Is Right."
George Zimmerman will not face domestic violence charges because his girlfriend did not wish to pursue the case and there was scant evidence of a crime, a state prosecutor said Wednesday.
On Tuesday, West Point selectmen approved the first invoices for wastewater and water extension to the site that will be home to Yokohama Tire's first manufacturing plant in America.
Mississippi turned 196 years old Tuesday. The goal of state leaders is to open a historical and civil rights museum under one roof by the time it turns 200. To achieve that, it is relying on a Mississippian whose experience in state government has few rivals: Former Governor William F. Winter.
1. Local pilot gets 10 months in British jail for alcohol COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Mother of downtown shooting suspect jailed for allegedly threatening witness COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. City: Law supports slashing businesses' hours COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Little: Aldermen 'overreach' in handling officer incident STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Perception and reality: Downtown business owners grapple with fallout from shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY