An Alabama man sentenced to serve 15 years in prison for manslaughter in a 2008 shooting death at a Mississippi bar has won a new trial from the Mississippi Court of Appeals.
The final hurdle for the City of Millport to break ground on its waste water lagoon has been cleared.
Jackson Public Schools are joining a lawsuit seeking to recover a shortfall in state education funding and bar future underfunding.
The head labor official on Daimler AG's supervisory board says he considers it "unacceptable" that the German automaker's Mercedes plant in Alabama stands alone among the company's factories around the world without union representation for its workers.
Fired a day earlier from UPS, a man put on his work uniform, drove to an Alabama package sorting center and evaded security by entering through a truck dock in the rear, police and the company say.
Eric Frein obsessively collected military memorabilia, dismissed his fellow war re-enactors as dilettantes, and took his hobby so seriously that he spoke French during a simulated Vietnam War-era interrogation, according to a filmmaker who interviewed the man now suspected of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks.
President Bashar Assad said Tuesday he supports any international effort against terrorism, apparently trying to position his government on the side of the U.S.-led coalition conducting airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.
The recurring image in the latest Republican campaign ads is a lone militant walking across a barren land with the black banner of the Islamic State group.
The oil market has lost its jitters.
An Ohio college president says the school supports safety for skunks, and for other furry creatures, too.
U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.
Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you'll need to pay to hear it.
There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren't even under review because of a quirk in the law.
About 60 men gathered at Sim Scott Community Center on Monday for a community "Men of Color" meeting called by Lowndes County Supervisor Leroy Brooks.
It's been less than a month since Robert and Velma Woodard started a snow cone side business in Columbus.
A church in east Lowndes County is on the verge of collapsing.
A week after launching an investigation into the religious practices of the football program at Ole Miss, a Wisconsin-based group named Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has set its sights on Mississippi State's athletic department.
A former Marine injured during a fight in a Huddle House parking lot is being transferred to a medical facility in Texas.
Columbus-Lowndes Emergency 911 Director Melanie McCoy has stepped down from the post effective today.
Starkville police arrested a local man Sunday after he allegedly damaged public school property and charged at an officer.
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