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.
Steve Brandon has shot wildlife on all seven continents, but aside from some pesky insects, he hasn't killed anything.
Mississippi State University will expand its ability to help young entrepreneurs launch businesses and, leaders hope, keep them in Mississippi, thanks to $100,000 grant to create a new makerspace in downtown Starkville.
Oktibbeha County has a new fire protection district that will serve 37 square miles in the northwestern part of the county around Maben.
The top officer of a Mississippi prison has been replaced, weeks after a convicted murderer escaped and days after an inmate's mother said her son was set on fire by another prisoner.
A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Monday to a killing and a drive-by shooting that launched what authorities say was a series of violent crimes in three states separated by nearly 2,000 miles.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump's proposed military "Space Force" but added that it will have a role separate from NASA.
Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law.
Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's elaboration on his plan to engineer a buyout of the electric car maker could get the Silicon Valley maverick into legal trouble by revealing that the deal is far more uncertain than how he initially described it in his brash tweet last week.
Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, offered prayers and well wishes to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who is seriously ill.
Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, who joined with brother-in-law Bret Hart to form one of the top tag teams in the 1980s with the WWE, has died. He was 63.
1. Following purchase of paper mill, IP looks to take visible role in community COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Man charged with murder of Starkville resident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MSU lands $100K grant for downtown makerspace STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Suspect attempts to rob safe at Wingate Hotel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY