A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said.
Doctors have found a new tumor in U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee and told him no further medical treatment is possible.
The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress today proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades.
It's getting to be that time of year -- heart-shaped chocolates and candlelit dinners.
While a nationwide debate on the racial makeup of law enforcement agencies continues, statistics show agencies in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties are working toward becoming mirrors of the communities they serve.
The days are quiet for Justin Cox now. That's fine with him.
While some aldermen seem intent on moving forward with a $2.55 million-maximum purchase of Cadence Bank's Main Street location, a financing issue could manifest in the middle of the month.
Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the backing of donors who had remained loyal to the 2012 Republican nominee.
Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.
Officials say an apparent cooking fire damaged three Collegiate Heights apartments Saturday morning, but no injuries were reported during the incident.
A Columbus woman is in custody after she allegedly shot at another resident.
A Louisville Democrat is now seeking election as District 35 state representative.
United Blood Services will host a two-day campus blood drive with Mississippi University for Women this week.
The deficit is dead. Long live the deficit.
Seventy-five years ago, the government cut 65-year-old Ida May Fuller a check. It was numbered 00-000-001 -- the first Social Security payout.
It was bad enough when France learned that the minute of silence for victims of the nation's deadliest terror attacks in decades was not respected by all students.
An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.
Today is Jill Savely's final day as principal of Columbus High School.
The Lowndes County School Board met Thursday to work out details of a proposed bond issue, but the amount of the bond and the date it will be presented to voters remains unclear.
Four months after a conversation that proved to be the genesis of the Golden Triangle Regional Homeless Coalition, organizers are beginning to see real progress.
2. Last two antebellum homes in Starkville for sale; one could be torn down STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Suspect arrested in armed robbery, kidnapping case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. MDOT unveils Highway 82 interchange improvements COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY