A U.S. bankruptcy judge has accepted Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's proposed $5.15 billion settlement to clean up former Kerr-McGee sites around the country and compensate those who have suffered negative health effects despite objections saying it was not enough.
Aretha Macon shows off a giant cabbage she grew in her Nashville Ferry Road garden.
One of the five tornados that came through Lowndes County on April 28 tore the roof off of CJ's Office and School Supply. The business had been located at 114 Alabama Street since it opened in 2005.
Bill Kibler, Mississippi State University's vice president for student affairs, was recently named one of three finalists to lead Texas-based Sul Ross State University.
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran said Wednesday he thinks it's "kind of amateurish" that supporters of his primary opponent, Chris McDaniel, photographed his ailing wife in a nursing home and used her image in a political video against him.
A privately owned dam collapsed in western Pennsylvania 125 years ago on May 31, 1889, unleashing a flood that killed 2,209 people.
A Nebraska woman celebrated breaking a Texas steakhouse's speed record for eating a 4½-pound slab of beef by polishing off another one.
Maya Angelou walked into a meeting of civil rights leaders discussing affirmative action back in the 1990s, looked around, and put them all in their place with a single, astute observation.
A zoo in southern Michigan is selling a composted mixture of manure produced by exotic animals.
A lock and dam at Aberdeen, Mississippi, on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway will soon bear the name of longtime water administrator Don Waldon.
Owners of brands geared toward children of all ages are battling to keep notable names like Thin Mint, Tootsie Roll and Cinnamon Toast Crunch off the flavored nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.
It's enough to make a candy junkie give up the sweet stuff forever.
Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.
The amount of explosive gas tainting a North Texas neighborhood's water supply has increased in recent years, but the state's oil and gas regulator says it can't link the methane to drilling activity nearby, according to a report it released Wednesday.
Palmer Home for Children has made Jonah's Journey, a Tennessee-based organization that finds temporary or long-term care for children of incarcerated mothers, part of its ministry.
1. New trial granted for man convicted of capital murder COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Slain man alleged victim in pending assault case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY