Mississippi high school students could soon be using the same test to get out of high school and get into college.
The Mississippi House voted Thursday against expanding Medicaid to more than 230,000 uninsured working poor residents.
Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country's deadliest day since the breakup of the Soviet Union a quarter-century ago.
Is Israel "the Jewish state"? The answer may seem as obvious as the Star of David on the Israeli flag. Yet the question is starting to complicate the ambitious U.S. effort to ram through a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel.
An eviction hearing at an American Indian headquarters in Northern California turned deadly as a woman who once served as a tribal leader allegedly opened fire, killing four people and critically wounding two others in a gun and knife attack, authorities said.
Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation's aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. Now, they say they've been proved wrong.
The bassist for 3 Doors Down has been suspended indefinitely by the band following his DUI arrest.
Two Western states with some of the nation's lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department has arrested a suspected car thief after a dangerous chase through the county Friday.
Less than a month after the U.S. Congress passed a budget package that funded twice the expected amount of Lakota helicopters to be produced at the Columbus Airbus plant, there is more good news for the people who build them.
Columbus Municipal School Board attorney David Dunn has submitted his resignation. Dunn, who has served as board attorney since 1989, submitted his resignation during Tuesday night's board meeting in executive session.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith said there are no plans to re-open bids for the renovation of the Trotter Convention Center after all three bids for the project were more than double the $1.65 million construction budget.
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Members of the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau picked three finalists Wednesday for the upcoming Restaurant Week's charity aspect but declined to reveal their identities until next week.
A couple who believed in faith-healing were sentenced Wednesday to 3½ to seven years in prison in the death of a second child who never saw a doctor despite being stricken with pneumonia.
Orange cones and flashing police lights confronted Ricardo Nieves as he rounded a bend on the way to his mother's house. Before he knew what was going on, Nieves said a man working for a government contractor stepped in front of his car and forced him to turn into a parking lot.
The father of a disabled girl who died from gangrene and infected bedsores due to neglect has been charged with first-degree murder along with a home-health aide in what is being described as one of the worst child-neglect cases police have ever seen in Tennessee.
The City of Vernon is a lease agreement away from finalizing a deal to bring the first tenant to the city's industrial park.
The early design of Tupelo's new police headquarters shows a two-story facility with an $8.8 million price tag.
1. Mother arrested after newborn tests positive for drugs STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. CPD officer on paid leave after fight COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Fire destroys New Light Road home STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. 'Programming is problem solving': Local senior conducts STEM camp for girls COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY