Traffic deaths were up 14 percent nationally in the first six months of this year and injuries were up by a third, according to data gathered by the National Safety Council.
As more farms open themselves up to visitors for apple picking, hay rides and some extra income, experts are advising owners to take steps to prevent accidents -- be they small or fatal.
Through the tough struggles of the civil rights movement, Julian Bond always kept his sense of humor, and it was his steady demeanor that helped him persist despite the inevitable difficulties involved, his wife recalled.
The heavily funded super PAC backing Republican Jeb Bush will spend at least $10 million on television time in the earliest voting presidential primary states.
The September vote on the Iran nuclear deal is billed as a titanic standoff between President Barack Obama and Congress. Yet even if lawmakers reject the agreement, it's not game-over for the White House.
Two-time defending national junior college champion East Mississippi Community College has picked up a big transfer.
Nothing was going to stop Joe and Jo Jo Young from riding their Harley Davidsons into Sturgis on Saturday.
The highlight of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting Friday came when Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens appeared before the board regarding pay for court reporters.
A Smithville man is dead following a motorcycle crash in downtown Amory.
A body found along Splunge Road in late June has been identified as Johnny Pace, a 28-year-old from Sulligent, Alabama.
A Mississippi flag flew for a few hours outside the Leflore County Courthouse, three days after supervisors voted to prohibit the banner on county property.
Gulfport police say Meridian couple has been arrested after they left their children in a hot car to go gambling at the Island View Casino.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service says a cold, wet spring has slowed cotton development by about 10 days this year.
Even at his own rallies, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is a stranger to some New Hampshire voters.
Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a fierce defense of her handling of the 2012 Benghazi attacks and her use of a private email server as President Barack Obama's secretary of state, dismissing the controversies as "partisan games" in a speech before influential Iowa Democrats on Friday.
In a speech light on policy details but heavy on flair, Donald Trump told a raucous New Hampshire crowd Friday that he'd make a smarter president than any of his competitors when it comes to the economy, the military and everything else.
Payroll records suggest the hunt for two escaped killers in northern New York cost more than $1 million a day, with overtime alone for state troopers and corrections officers $22 million higher than last year.
The U.S. military said Thursday that it is committed to "a fair and equitable process" in the case of national security leaker Chelsea Manning and other prisoners accused of breaking rules at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.
U.S. and Japanese cities linked by World War II marked the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end by vowing to remember the past and promote peace.
Alleged threats were reportedly posted on Facebook on Thursday evening.
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