NEWS

35103 results   « previous   Page 4 of 1756   next »

 

Study: Reduced criminal penalties contributed to more thefts

Posted 6/13/2018 in National

California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported Tuesday.

 

 

House Republicans to offer 2 separate bills on immigration

Posted 6/13/2018 in National

House Republicans are considering next steps on two immigration bills after GOP leaders persuaded moderate Republicans to drop their renegade effort to force votes on legislation that would have protected young "Dreamer" immigrants with a path to citizenship.

 

 

Charitable giving in US tops $400B for first time

Posted 6/13/2018 in National

Fueled by a surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires, charitable giving in the United States in 2017 topped the $400 billion mark for the first time, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns.

 

 

Comcast bid for Fox is next after favorable AT&T ruling

Posted 6/13/2018 in National

Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner.

 

Armed panhandler arrested on Highway 12

Posted 6/12/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

A Starkville man is in jail after reportedly asking people on Highway 12 for money while holding a gun.

CMSD incentive bonuses approved

Posted 6/12/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Teachers at Columbus Municipal School District will see incentive bonuses based on state accountability ratings starting December 2019.

'Hooked on books': Summer reading programs combat illiteracy locally

Posted 6/12/2018 in Area

In a state where illiteracy rates top the national average, local libraries have implemented summer programs to get Mississippi's youngest reading.

Oktibbeha supervisor allegedly gave county property to IHL board member

Posted 6/12/2018 in Area

The Mississippi State Auditor's Office is investigating Oktibbeha County officials for potentially wrongly giving away almost $3,000 in county property to a private citizen.

 

Taxpayer costs adding up in legal fight over Jackson airport

Posted 6/12/2018 in State

Lawyers have billed taxpayers more than $400,000 so far in a power struggle over control of the airport in Mississippi's largest city.

 

 

Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change -- though not right away -- following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections.

 

 

Poll: Americans want more of what journalists want to report

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

There's substantial agreement on what Americans want from the news media and what journalists want to report, according to a pair of studies that also reveal a troubling caveat: a nagging feeling among both the ideal isn't being met.

 

 

Judge spars with Justice Dept. lawyer on foreign favors suit

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

Lawyers for Maryland and the District of Columbia accused President Donald Trump in federal court Monday of "profiting on an unprecedented scale" from foreign government interests using his Washington, D.C., hotel, but a Justice Department lawyer insisted Trump isn't breaking the law because he provided no favors in return.

 

 

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

Larry Kudlow, the prominent economic commentator who joined the Trump administration this year as the president's top economic adviser, has suffered a "very mild" heart attack, the White House said Monday night.

 

 

Effects of Supreme Court voter roll decision appear limited

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but will they?

 

 

Dorothy Cotton, civil rights pioneer and MLK colleague, dies at 88

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

Dorothy Cotton, who worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., taught nonviolence to demonstrators before marches and sometimes calmed tensions by singing church hymns, has died.

 

 

After summit, Trump announces halt to US-SKorea 'war games'

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."

 

 

For world, Trump-Kim summit raises cautious hope for peace

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

South Koreans cheered, Iran warned that President Donald Trump should not be trusted and China said it may be time to discuss lifting sanctions on North Korea as Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held an unprecedented summit Tuesday in Singapore.

 

 

Smithsonian exhibit highlights mega star Oprah Winfrey

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

One of the most recognizable openings in television history blares on a video screen: "I'm Oprah Winfrey, and welcome to The Oprah Winfrey Show!" The crowd goes wild. At the center of it all, a dancing young Oprah.

 

 

Gangs embrace social media with often deadly results

Posted 6/12/2018 in National

Lamanta Reese lived much of his gang life in virtual reality, posting videos on YouTube of him and others taunting rivals. He died at age 19 in the real world, bleeding from his head onto a porch on Chicago's South Side after one of those gang rivals, prosecutors say, shot him 11 times.

 

 

Churches asked to ring bells Tuesday in Medgar Evers' memory

Posted 6/11/2018 in Area

Bells at St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Columbus will ring Tuesday with a tribute to civil rights activist Medgar Evers.

 

 

« previous   Page 4 of 1756   next »

 

Advanced Search

 

 

 

Follow Us:

Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us via Email