As rivers swollen to record levels started to recede Thursday in North Carolina, officials tried to head off potential environmental disasters and prepared for more record flooding downstream in South Carolina.
Clapping and raising their hands to the sky, hundreds of people clad in white gathered at an 18th-century fort in the Puerto Rican capital on Thursday to remember the thousands who died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria as the U.S. territory struggles to recover one year after the Category 4 storm hit.
Juan David Ortiz appeared to be living a typical suburban life in a subdivision where rows of new homes stand next to fields of desert brush.
A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent.
It was decades ago, but Sara Schwendinger remembers perfectly the panic she felt when she realized a car was following her as she ran along a country road at dusk, just outside her small Wisconsin hometown.
A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after a suspected E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17, officials said.
Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, killing three people before fatally shooting herself.
A Columbus man is accused of attempted murder for allegedly hitting someone with a vehicle intentionally after an argument.
On the day the public school accountability ratings were supposed to be released, the Mississippi State Board of Education voted to delay their approval until October.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its school district accountability grades Thursday, which showed improvements for three school districts in the Golden Triangle.
Amy Edwards keeps separate books for her business, but there is nothing nefarious about it.
Jerry Ross can still remember well his first flight on a space shuttle. It was Nov. 26, 1985. Ross flew on STS-61B, the 23rd flight of the Space Shuttle program and the second flight ever of shuttle Atlantis.
Oktibbeha County sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect who allegedly shot at least one victim and may have fired at others in a Wednesday night incident in the Blackjack community.
Columbus will have a new "ultimate sports bar" in October on Highway 45.
Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest attacks on her credibility.
It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the firestorm over a sexual assault allegation that could shape the Supreme Court.
Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on Wednesday as he surveyed the wreckage left by Hurricane Florence.
1. Man charged with attempted murder for using vehicle as weapon COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Starkville looking to change panhandling law STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man busted for marijuana trafficking STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Learning to lead: Mayor's Youth Council boasts record 54 members this year COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY