Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush vowed Tuesday to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood if elected to the White House, but drew immediate fire from Democrats for adding, "I'm not sure we need half a billion dollars for women's health issues."
Donald Trump vows to bring back the millions of American jobs lost to China and other foreign competitors if voters put him in the White House.
Law enforcement officials are on the lookout for a man who fired gunshots from a pickup near two troops standing guard at a military facility in southern Mississippi.
Here's a way to boost interest in local government: potato salad.
A Kentucky sheriff's office has posted a flyer on its Facebook page asking drug dealers to turn in their rivals.
The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.
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Columbus city councilmen will consider an all-way stop that one councilman hopes will resolve a safety issue near Propst Park.
A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.
Lowndes County Board of Supervisors made quick work of its agenda Monday, moving through a short list of topics with little discussion and no dissent in a 25-minute meeting before going into closed session to discuss a settlement concerning possible litigation.
A man who allegedly robbed a hotel early Friday morning is still at large, according to a media release from the Columbus Police Department.
Yoginder Dandass' trial for sexual battery began Monday afternoon in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Lowndes voters cast their ballots at Carrier Lodge on First Street in Columbus this morning. Polls are open until 7 p.m.
A July letter addressed to supervisors from Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway says the county's decision to split the use of the former Oktibbeha County School District's administrative home between the new district and emergency management "does not meet the intent" of law approved by legislators.
An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, authorities said.
They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff.
Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer.
Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with Christian conservatives, a key group of voters in the early primary states of Iowa and South Carolina.
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