Mississippi officials have outlined how they plan to spend this year's $37.8 million installment of BP oil spill money, focusing largely on economic, environmental and transportation projects.
As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies. The blaze has killed at least 56 people and authorities say 130 are unaccounted for.
Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has denied allegations of domestic violence after his arrest near his ritzy Los Angeles skyscraper apartment.
President Donald Trump's administration is trying to fend off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's White House "hard pass."
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz attacked a detention officer at the county jail and now faces new charges including use of the officer's electric stun device, authorities said Wednesday.
Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border.
Randolph Russell did not come to the Columbus Rotary Club empty-handed Tuesday. The Georgia businessman and musician brought with him two boxes of his self-published book and a saxophone.
A Columbus teenager and West Point High School student has died following a car accident in Clay County Tuesday evening.
Before students were served their lunches on Tuesday, the Henderson Ward Stewart cafeteria staff was still busy putting the final touches on today's menu. The 12-person team stacked trays of pecan pies, hot dinner rolls, gravy and cranberry sauce for the busiest meal of the year.
For Lee Ann Turner, the wait to see if she would advance to a runoff in a tightly contested chancery judge race was "certainly not a fun process."
The Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner Concert Series returns Sunday to St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus with a performance by award-winning organist Joby Bell of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Boone, North Carolina.
National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans.
Forecasters are warning that snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely Wednesday and Thursday across parts of the South.
A study of whether ingredients extracted from marijuana can reduce seizures in children is moving ahead in Mississippi.
The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids.
Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general, arguing that President Donald Trump sidestepped the Constitution and the Justice Department's own succession plan by elevating Whitaker to the top job.
A Mississippi coroner and the state's crime lab are blaming each other for delays in completing an autopsy report in a year-old murder case.
A Starkville priest is in the crosshairs of a federal investigation into allegations of fraud and has been removed from duty at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
A Lowndes County woman shot as a bystander in an officer-involved shooting in Columbus a year ago has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the officer she says shot her.
A 20-year-old man has died after he and several others were apparently playing a Russian roulette-style game over the weekend.
2. SOCSD invites parents to Thanksgiving: More than 1,800 adult guests expected to eat with students today STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Local man arrested for possessing child pornography COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ailing mother searching for daughter who ran away with carnival COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY