It's less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conflicts in the Middle East --remember Operation Desert Storm?
Hattiesburg residents are helping replace two Chilean flamingos from the Hattiesburg Zoo that died last week.
A 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman remained in adult prison Wednesday after his lawyer withdrew a request for bail, saying his family isn't ready to have him released into their custody.
Individual Americans, rich or not, donated generously in response to many recent international disasters.
How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient?
Mattel's got girl problems and her name is Barbie. Sales of the iconic doll continue to slide and a surprising drop in sales of its American Girl toys could become another headache for the toy company as it heads into the crucial holiday season.
Millions of Americans still struggle with high-cost private student loans, with many tumbling into default because the companies servicing the loans aren't offering reasonable options for improved terms, a new report says.
Police have cited a 21-year-old man they say entered a St. Paul home drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie.
It took two tries, but when it was over one of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars already headed to federal prison for bankruptcy fraud pleaded guilty Wednesday in an unrelated state case involving a bogus driver's license.
Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product.
The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.
Intensified U.S.-led airstrikes and a determined Kurdish military force on the ground appear to have had some success in halting advances by Islamic State fighters.
Organizers told The Dispatch this morning that roughly 20 tickets remained.
West Point Selectmen re-appointed Tim Brinkley and Jackie Edwards as members of the Golden Triangle Development LINK Board of Directors during their meeting Tuesday.
Utility companies said that by the end of the day Tuesday service would be restored to the handful of customers who lacked electricity.
The Starkville Parks Commission passed its Fiscal Year 2015 budget Tuesday during its monthly meeting but will ask aldermen to pitch in more money to pay for utility expenses.
1. Cracker Barrel employee shot at restaurant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU alum, convenience store owner gives away Rally Bananas to MSU fans in Omaha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Four arrested for hotel robbery STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Teen arrested for holding two people at gunpoint STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. City contractor appointed to CLW board COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY