A Columbus police officer will face the city council in executive session Tuesday after apparently being stopped in Starkville recently for driving under the influence.
Mississippi's Republican governor said Thursday that his decision about appointing a new U.S. senator won't be influenced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or other GOP leaders in Washington, but he believes his appointee will receive campaign help from the president and vice president.
A psychiatrist testified Thursday in a trial about prison conditions that solitary confinement at a Mississippi prison is "shockingly harsh and inhumane," saying long stays in solitary cause serious damage to the mentally ill inmates held there.
A job-related dispute led to a health care worker opening fire inside a hospital in a shooting that left two people dead and another critically injured, authorities said Thursday.
It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic "Tommy guns" had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country, and the new president had narrowly escaped assassination the year before. It was time for action on gun control. And the National Rifle Association seemingly agreed.
The campaign for tighter gun laws that inspired unprecedented student walkouts across the country faces an uphill climb in a majority of states, an Associated Press review of gun legislation found.
Congress reacted Thursday to an Associated Press investigation into sexual assault among children on U.S. military bases by demanding the Defense and Justice departments explain how they will solve the problem.
Six people were killed and 10 others hospitalized in the collapse of a pedestrian bridge under construction at Florida International University, police said Friday as state and federal investigators worked to determine how and why the five-day-old span failed.
The estate of "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has filed suit over an upcoming Broadway adaptation of the novel, arguing that screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's script wrongly alters Atticus Finch and other characters from the book.
President Donald Trump's company said Thursday that it has been turning over documents for months in response to requests from the special counsel looking into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates.
Boston's popular St. Patrick's Day parade is all about veterans -- but not all who've served in uniform will be allowed to march this weekend.
After nearly 15 years, Maranatha Faith Center is receiving what its attorney described as potentially the largest property damage claim ever settled in Lowndes County's history, after the discovery of creosote on its property from the former Kerr-McGee plant.
Norfleet Reichle, lover of food, drink, friends and outlandish schemes, died at his home Wednesday at age 68.
Early work is getting underway for the second phase of the Mississippi Department of Transportation's Highway 12 safety improvement project.
Authorities have found what they believe to be a human skull in the backyard of a Lowndes County residence.
One person is dead after a Monday four-vehicle crash hospitalized four people.
Columbus Police Department is investigating two shootings at houses from earlier this week.
A Crawford man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly attacking a woman and choking her.
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