Authorities say a former Harrison County deputy jail warden facing trial on sex-crime charges has died in Hinds County and his death has been ruled a suicide.
A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.
A California woman who says she was kidnapped a decade ago by her mother's boyfriend lived a seemingly ordinary life with her alleged captor year after year, but she was too scared to go to authorities until she recently reunited with her mother, police said Thursday.
A&E has declined to comment on new video of "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson reviving past anti-gay remarks.
An Air Force security team's botched response to a simulated assault on a nuclear missile silo has prompted a blistering review followed by expanded training to deal with the nightmare scenario of a real attack.
The House defied the Pentagon on Thursday, overwhelmingly backing a $601 billion defense authorization bill that saves the Cold War-era U-2 spy plane, military bases and Navy cruisers despite warnings that it will undercut military readiness.
In an overwhelming vote, the House moved the U.S. closer to ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records Thursday.
Eighty U.S. Air Force personnel have begun their mission in Chad to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in neighboring Nigeria, a U.S. military spokesman said Thursday.
Is America's love affair with gadgets fading?
Target is having an identity crisis.
A Lowndes County teen is missing after she was last seen getting into a vehicle with two men.
The British are coming, or at least their music is. A Columbus Arts Council show May 23 at 7 p.m. features area musicians and musical memories in the Rosenzweig Arts Center's Omnova Theater at 501 Main St.
The Lowndes County chapter of United Way is asking for volunteers to help clean up remaining debris from last month's storm damage.
State employment data shows there were nearly 5,000 more people were employed last month than there were in March of this year and 10,000 more than there were in April 2013.
At their Tuesday council meeting, Columbus councilmen passed a resolution in support of their previous action of purchasing and disposing of firearms purchased during the city's gun buy-back program last year.
Let's start in Starkville, where by the end of summer there will be a new barbecue restaurant and watering hole.
A conservative Mississippi blogger accused of taking an unauthorized photo of Republican Sen. Thad Cochran's ill wife and posting it online was to appear today in Madison city court.
Two Oktibbeha County residents escaped a Wednesday structure fire in the Sunset community after the blaze severely damaged the home and a vehicle parked in a carport.
Organizers of a leadership course for college students say they're trying to increase the number of women in Mississippi politics.
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