At least 17 people were injured in a severe, overnight storm that barreled through the Starkville, Monroe County and Yazoo City areas, downing power lines, uprooting trees and damaging property. Seven people were injured in Starkville when a series of severe storms, including a possible tornado, tore through.
The head of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to prepare for the threat of severe weather.
The Mississippi Attorney General's office is set to review evidence and decide whether to prosecute the case of a Cleveland man who died after being jolted twice by police stun guns, officials said Monday.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour knows how to drag out the game of political speculation, and he's doing it now to maximum effect for a national audience.
DUI arrests have skyrocketed in Mississippi in the past several years, helping lead to the lowest number of drunken driving deaths in decades.
In anticipation of Christmas Day, families across the country will continue the evergreen tradition, decorating with live trees. And area residents have no shortage of places to find the centerpiece of their holiday decor.
Facebook is reuniting long-lost friends, but it's also being used to rekindle old flames. The good news for divorce lawyers is that many of those old flames are married.
Heavy rains and a big college football game didn't stop crowds from turning out for shopping deals on the day after Thanksgiving, with some people even camping outside stores early Friday waiting for the bargains to begin.
Mississippi bred some of the worst violence of the civil rights era, yet nearly a half-century after a barrage of atrocities pricked the conscience of the nation, it's one of the few civil rights battleground states with no museum to commemorate the era.
The early bird will catch the early 40-inch flat screen LCD television this Friday. Black Friday deals abound as Columbus retailers open early in the a.m. in hopes of taking advantage of a slowly improving economy.
Navistar Defense has started hiring 120 workers at its plant in West Point.
When bombs strike international terrorists in years to come, without putting a single U.S. service member in danger, it will be courtesy of Lowndes County.
Authorities say an 8-year-old boy struck by a bus at Leflore County Elementary School is hospitalized in stable condition.
On November 22, 2010 Aurora Flight Sciences will unveil Orion, a flight vehicle demonstrator that will stay aloft for up to five days.
A Mississippi man who authorities thought had been dead for more than 15 years pleaded not guilty Friday to kidnapping a 12-year-old girl whose body was found by hunters in remote Louisiana woods.
The Thanksgiving holiday is the heaviest traveled holiday each year, according to the American Automobile Association. Some need-to-know info to help you on the road and in the air:
A former Army soldier who claimed to be mentally disturbed from his deployment in Iraq was convicted of capital murder Thursday in the abduction and shooting death of an Auburn University student from Georgia.
Columbus and Lowndes County learned some hard truths Wednesday during a visit from an economic development firm which specializes in site selection.
In an uncertain banking atmosphere, Renasant Bank hopes to establish its stability in Columbus.
At the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility, guards have smuggled drugs to inmates, had sex with some of them and denied others medical treatment and basic educational services, according to a lawsuit filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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