The Republican Party filed a flurry of new lawsuits this week seeking reams of government documents related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill that revises the state's regulation of small loan companies.
The possibility of raising taxes or borrowing money to improve Mississippi's roads and bridges remains alive in the Legislature, but just barely.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he was dismayed by "vulgar and divisive rhetoric" directed at women and minorities as well as the violence that has occurred in the 2016 presidential campaign.
North Korea's highest court sentenced an American tourist to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion today, weeks after authorities presented him to media and he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner.
For some filmgoers, hearing a movie described as "faith-based" makes it a must-see. But just as many others find the term a turn-off.
Nearly three million boxes of frozen DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer's lasagnas and Lean Cuisine meals are being recalled after customers said they found pieces of glass in their food.
This Saturday, the Columbus Exchange Club will hold its first-ever 10K race in honor of Robert "Uncle Bunky" Williams, local beloved children's artist and icon.
Former Ward 5 candidate Marthalie Porter said she's satisfied with the results of a March 1 election after examining the ballot boxes Monday morning.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith administers the oath of office to newly-elected Ward 5 Councilman Stephen Jones.
Two Intoxilyzer 8000 tests performed on former Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prescott early Saturday failed to measure his breath alcohol level following his arrest for driving under the influence, according to documents obtained by The Dispatch.
"Made in March" will get a chance to show what it is made of in Starkville.
The Columbus Police Department has arrested a Columbus woman for felony embezzlement.
A plan to add context to a Confederate soldier statue at the University of Mississippi is a failure because a proposed plaque does not mention slavery as the central issue in the Civil War, the campus NAACP says.
A Columbus family was displaced from their home after a late Sunday night fire.
The Justice Department is discouraging state court systems from jailing poor defendants who fail to pay fines or fees, warning against practices that it says run afoul of the Constitution and erode community trust.
Even before the presidential candidate arrived at the rally, the arena seethed. Fistfights broke out as the national anthem played. Supporters tore up demonstrators' signs, beat them with sticks, pummeled them with folding chairs.
Kennedy Copeland is a Marco Rubio fan who voted for John Kasich in Ohio.
Nearly two years after it was created, the House Benghazi Committee is plowing ahead -- interviewing witnesses, reviewing documents and promising a final report "before summer" that is certain to have repercussions for Democrat Hillary Clinton's bid for the presidency.
Nigerian drug agents arrested four Mexicans who were allegedly helping build a "super-lab" capable of producing billions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said Monday.
1. Man allegedly hit customer in line at Walmart while drunk COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Individual found dead at lock and dam believed to be victim of suicide COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. 11-vehicle pileup halts traffic on Highway 82 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Roberts enters chancery clerk race COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY