A bill working its way through the Mississippi Legislature would, if approved and signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, provide funding for a new Miss. Highway Patrol Troop G headquarters in Oktibbeha County.
In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans.
The mayor who led Biloxi through the long casino boom of the 1990s and its recovery from 2005's Hurricane Katrina is resigning.
Wealthy people would be allowed to put property in trust for up to 360 years in Mississippi, under a bill that advanced another step Thursday in the state Senate.
The Commercial Dispatch is now the paper of record for Columbus.
The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification.
A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive Thursday after being found by police.
In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation into America's living rooms as never before.
A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.
The federal government's withering report on the Ferguson Police Department issued a stern mandate to city leaders: Reform your law-enforcement practices and rebuild relations with the black community.
Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group today, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit within hours, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.
A mob stormed a prison in northeastern India, dragged away and lynched a man accused of rape, police said Friday.
All of the nation's 31 largest banks are adequately fortified to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and keep lending, the Federal Reserve said Thursday.
Weather permitting, Falcon Contracting could resume overlaying streets in Columbus next week.
A Columbus native has qualified for the Miss United States pageant.
A West Point woman is facing charges of exploitation during her employment at a Columbus nursing home.
Freezing precipitation began before daybreak in parts of the Golden Triangle and the forecast called for the cold, ice and snow to get worse through at least noon today.
Columbus has 17 hotels. It's gaining another.
A Macon service station attendant shot Monday night during an armed robbery has died.
1. Supervisor responds to public criticism by taking polygraph STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. 30-plus employers to recruit at job fair COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus woman charged with embezzlement for allegedly stealing from cash register COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY