Takata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for a years-long scheme to conceal a deadly defect in its automotive air bag inflators.
Republicans have won a gateway victory in Congress in their seven-year trek toward scuttling President Barack Obama's health care law.
Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year.
Columbus Police Department has officially opened a criminal investigation into the alleged serving of contaminated food at Jack's restaurant on Highway 45.
Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees member Jason Spears has confirmed his intent to seek a second five-year term.
Shortly after a streak of well-publicized crimes hit the downtown area in late 2015, Columbus south side residents Julie Parker and Qua Austin organized a neighborhood watch.
Saturday night marked the second time the historic Waverley mansion has been vandalized in the past few months.
If one state senator has his way, Mississippi's colleges will fly the state flag or their presidents will pay.
Columbus police are seeking suspects in two Thursday night incidents that occurred about 90 minutes apart.
The field of candidates for Oktibbeha County's special chancery court election expanded to six this week after a new Democrat and Republican joined the race.
Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday ordered another $51 million in cuts from Mississippi's $6.4 billion budget, as state revenues continue to lag.
An African-American man charged in burning of a black church that was also spray-painted with "Vote Trump" has been falsely accused, his attorney said Thursday.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says doctors should have to check an electronic registry before prescribing potentially addictive painkillers.
Under mounting pressure from Donald Trump and rank-and-file Republicans, congressional leaders are talking increasingly about chiseling an early bill that dismantles President Barack Obama's health care law and begins to supplant it with their own vision of how the nation's $3 trillion-a-year medical system should work.
The lack of fireworks surrounding Senate consideration of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet picks may reflect a belief by minority Democrats that the people chosen are more reasonable than Trump.
In yet another aftershock from the chaotic presidential campaign, the Justice Department inspector general opened an investigation Thursday into department and FBI actions before the election, including whether FBI Director James Comey followed established policies in the email investigation of Hillary Clinton.
Nearly 30 years ago, Donald Trump was confident he would win the U.S. presidential election -- as an independent in 1996, according to recently uncovered files from Czechoslovakia's Communist-era secret police.
Dylann Roof's death sentence this week for killing nine black church members ends one chapter in his case, but it's far from over.
President Barack Obama announced Thursday he is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident.
A Volkswagen AG executive indicted in the company's U.S. emissions scandal who was arrested in Miami while on vacation was denied release on bail Thursday by a judge who found it was too likely he would flee home to Germany.
1. CPD opens investigation into alleged Jack's incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Industrial park legal challenge will delay project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY