The driver of a 2004 Ford Ranger which collided with a Columbus police officer's vehicle on Nash Road on Friday was Bruce Kendall Owings, according to the Columbus Police Department.
An Illinois educator has filed a lawsuit against the Columbus Municipal School District and its superintendent claiming he was not given a job with the district despite the school board voting to hire him.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will return to work Sept. 8 following a period of unpaid leave.
Columbus is taking applications for potential judges to fill former municipal judge Nicole Clinkscales' seat.
Columbus councilmen decided Monday to hold off on a decision for funding a Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority proposed "Field of Dreams" at Propst Park.
President Barack Obama is putting people on notice: He's back from vacation feeling "refreshed, renewed, recharged" -- and "a little feisty."
It was a frightening and dangerous scene: A Louisiana state trooper lay bleeding on the ground as a man rifled through his pockets and tried to take the immobile officer's handgun from his holster.
Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets -- "blunt impact projectiles" that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing them. Or at least that's the goal.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says a young woman is being charged with kidnapping after she was found with a missing 3-year-old boy.
A Tupelo woman has been indicted on charges of taking money from residents at an assistant living facility.
SeaPort Airlines has agreed to end its passenger service in Tupelo.
Security camera footage in a Lumberton Shell Station caught a person stealing a $26 lighter. That person turned out to be a city alderman.
Mathieux Saint Fleur has been virtually blind for two decades. In less than 24 hours, he will see again.
Opinion polls are one thing, but Nielsen numbers speak more loudly to television executives: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump's ability to pull in viewers makes him catnip for news programs and wins a level of coverage that feeds on itself.
Mississippi has two new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the total of laboratory-confirmed cases this year to 13.
Americans are less happy with their cars and trucks than at any time in more than a decade, and it's largely because they're getting sick of dealing with recalls.
The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.
The grandfather of the youngest victim in the Colorado theater shootings suggested Monday that one juror might have improperly blocked the death penalty for James Holmes by being untruthful about her beliefs, drawing a forceful rebuke from the judge.
With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers is picking up momentum to survive fierce opposition from Republican and Israeli opponents.
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