The Columbus Police Department is inviting the public to its annual Black & White Ball in downtown Columbus on Saturday evening.
A Columbus woman has died from injuries sustained in a July crash along Highway 45 North.
Did you hear the one about the storm-chaser whose car was hit by a tree in a Starkville storm on the way home from Walmart?
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously appointed Eupora-based lawyer George Mitchell Jr. as the special prosecutor for Starkville Alderman Henry Vaughn's upcoming driving under the influence trial.
The Mill at MSU reached a major milestone earlier this month -- it was certified for occupancy -- but there was no ceremony.
An attorney for the family of a black man who died following an encounter with a white police officer in a Mississippi town says the cause of death was strangulation.
The man who authorities say killed four Marines in an attack on a military recruiting center and another U.S. military site was a 24-year-old, Kuwait-born engineer who had not been on the radar of federal authorities until the bloodshed.
Peering from the back seat of his armored black limousine, President Barack Obama rode into a razor wire-surrounded federal prison Thursday and said he met young inmates "who made mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made."
After weeks in limbo stemming from revelations of sexual misconduct by one of its stars, the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting" is officially dead.
The Emmys, television's highest-profile awards, could have seized the moment with Thursday's nominations to fully acknowledge the wealth of diverse talent adding to the medium's vibrancy and relevance.
Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was convicted Thursday in the chilling 2012 attack on defenseless moviegoers at a midnight Batman premiere after jurors swiftly rejected defense arguments that the former graduate student was insane and driven to murder by delusions.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected the idea of revoking Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom because of sexual misconduct allegations.
A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose gay marriage.
More than a decade after No Child Left Behind established a stronger federal role in public education, the Senate on Thursday approved a rewrite of the much-criticized education law that would return much of that power to the states.
The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July, a judge ruled Thursday.
Republicans are trying to seize on President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran and strained ties with Israel's leader to cultivate Jewish voters, reasoning that a small shift in the margins could help them in battleground states like Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Lowndes County supervisors approved two new fee-in-lieu agreements with Steel Dynamics during Wednesday's board meeting, bringing the number of such arrangements with the steel company to four.
Authorities this morning took into custody a Columbus man they say was involved in a Southside shooting that took place two months ago.
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