A Mississippi man resentenced to life in prison without parole for a murder committed while he was 17 appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, raising more questions about whether the state's judges are obeying a ruling that lifetime sentences should be "rare" for crimes committed by juveniles.
The two billionaire mega donors poured $1.25 million into a super PAC that was supposed to supercharge Chris McDaniel's insurgent bid to be Mississippi's next Republican senator.
Americans shopped at a healthy pace in July, buying more cars, clothes and appliances, evidence that consumers are helping drive robust economic growth.
Columbus police are searching for a suspect in an attempted robbery at the Wingate Hotel early Saturday morning.
A Hamilton man was arrested Aug. 10 for cyberstalking a Lowndes County resident.
International Paper is one of the leading producers of pulp and paper products in the country, but Columbus Mill Manager David Phillips said the company hopes to take the lead on the community involvement front as well.
Upon further review, the city of Columbus may not be pulling out of Baptist Medical Group's primary care clinic after all.
After years of trying, Lou-Quan Lucious finally got to see work begin on her Habitat for Humanity home on Tuesday.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District will have 2,000 iPads within the next two months to help incorporate technology in the classroom.
The city of Starkville is ramping up to begin the first phase of a major infrastructure project and city officials met with residents of the Pleasant Acres neighborhood Tuesday evening to discuss the upcoming work.
Federal authorities say a Mississippi sheriff gave protection for years to a drug dealer who robbed other dealers and kicked back stolen money and drug profits to the lawman.
Three top Mississippi officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to create a larger black majority in one of the 52 state Senate districts.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming eight more cases of West Nile virus, bringing the year's total to 21.
The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage standards, saying the proposal would actually increase U.S. highway deaths.
U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Daniel Crowley endured more than three years of slave labor while being held prisoner by Japan during World War II.
Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.
Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection.
A suspect has now been charged in the death of 24-year-old Jarrel Ward of Starkville.
1. Columbus pulls out of LINK COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Oktibbeha jury to be seated for retrial of Chambers murder STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. CMSD lands on list of top 10 most-improved districts for ELA COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY