A Columbus man wanted in connection with an April 29 shooting in east Columbus turned himself into authorities Monday.
Today, in 1862, the Mexican Army defeated an invading French force at the Battle of Puebla. That's why May 5 -- or "Cinco de Mayo" -- was named an official Mexican holiday by then president of Mexico Benito Juarez.
A three-car accident on Highway 69 South near All Nations Ministries sent six people to Baptist Memorial-Golden Triangle Hospital on Monday afternoon.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith sent a letter to the president of the Lowndes County board of supervisors on April 28, saying he and city councilmen feel a Yorkville Road firing range built with county and city funds should be operated and managed by the city.
A 23-year-old woman was arrested and charged with arson after allegedly setting a car on fire after a domestic dispute.
Oktibbeha County officials have plans to improve a portion of Blackjack Road and lessen traffic issues near the area's roundabout, but supervisors cannot move forward just yet because of a lack of funding.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections has made five arrests in connection to contraband items discovered at two state prisons.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading south for a handful of events on behalf of his political action committee.
Mississippi education officials will conduct their own voluntary review of the Common Core academic standards, even after Gov. Phil Bryant vetoed a bill that would have created an outside panel to examine the standards.
In 2010, authorities arrested Elton Simpson, one of the two suspected gunmen in a weekend shooting outside a contest in Texas featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
In a scathing critique of the Defense Department's efforts to curb sexual assaults, a U.S. senator warned Monday that the true scope of sex-related violence in the military communities is "vastly underreported" and that victims continue to struggle for justice.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility today for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad -- though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.
For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand.
Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial got their first look at a video recording of gunman James Holmes asking detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"
JACKSON -- Mississippi's Community College Board should be thankful that the state's College Board got crossways with University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones.
The Columbus City Council will consider the first project in an expected expansion to Phase 1 of the city's street improvement program during its regular meeting Tuesday.
Shortly after approving a $2.7 million-maximum bond package last month for street, drainage and other infrastructure projects, Starkville aldermen could begin a process Tuesday of authorizing up to $3 million for improvements to Starkville Police Department's headquarters.
The 20th Market Street Festival wrapped up early Saturday evening after being blessed with what is often called "Chamber of Commerce" weather.
1. Suspect in Wednesday shooting turns himself in COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Photo: Highway 69 wreck COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. City wants to operate firing range, supes say 'No' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo? COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Domestic dispute call leads to arson charge STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY