Sitting in a tub of warm water can relieve a mom-to-be's pain during the early stages of labor, but actually giving birth under water has no proven benefit and may be risky, say recommendations for the nation's obstetricians.
A defiant House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi declared firmly Thursday that the health care law looms as a political winner for her party this fall, despite ceaseless Republican attacks and palpable nervousness among some of her rank and file who fear their re-election may be in jeopardy because of it.
Fred Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil.
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley warned consumers to be on guard against scammers that have been targeting Mississippi utility customers.
Hattiesburg police are investigating an incident in which several shots were fired into the Islamic Center.
DeSoto County has added electronic cigarettes to a local smoking ban in government buildings.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections and attorneys for a death row inmate have agreed to dismiss a lawsuit over release of information on execution drugs and suppliers.
Legislation to make Mississippi's criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive won final approval Thursday from state lawmakers.
Three West Point men were arrested for possession of marijuana and liquid codiene after a traffic stop Wednesday.
A Swiss Emmentaler has been named the top cheese at an international competition in Wisconsin, handing the nation its fourth win in the past five years.
Bomb dogs searched Columbus Middle School Thursday afternoon after a teacher discovered a bomb threat written on a bathroom wall according to school officials.
Area leaders and Golden Triangle Development LINK officials are working with an economic researcher on five-year plans for development for each of the three counties that comprise the LINK.
Kenneth "Kent" Coscia stood in Lowndes County Justice Court on Wednesday afternoon with a battered, bruised face and slumped shoulders. The 30-year-old is accused of shooting two Lowndes County Sheriff's deputies and injuring a third at his New Hope home Tuesday. He wore a bulletproof vest on top of a red prison jumpsuit reserved for dangerous inmates.
Did you hear three restaurants are slated to open in Starkville later this year?
Starkville aldermen unanimously voted to expand the scope of the city's community developer search Tuesday to include national publications.
Military search planes flew over a remote part of the Indian Ocean today hunting for debris in "probably the best lead" so far in finding the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, officials said.
Murder suspect Immanuel Dewayne Manning's bond was set at a combined $145,000 Wednesday after he appeared before Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judge William Boykin for numerous charges.
Two Columbus landfill cells will have their height limit raised pending approval from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.
1. Hollywood comes to Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Busted: Lowndes narcotics agents stay on top of drug crimes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Prescott to face trial for DUI STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. CMSD commits Lee property for redevelopment COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY