he killing of a U.S. Coast Guardsman whose crew was chasing a vessel suspected of being laden with drugs appears to be the latest example of how smugglers are venturing farther north in a game of cat-and-mouse along the California coast.
Israel Keyes, in jail for the killing of an Alaska barista, gradually began confessing to investigators that he had killed others: a couple in Vermont, four people in Washington state, someone in New York.
It was too expensive. It lacked editorial focus. And for a digital publication, it was strangely cut off from the Internet. That's the obituary being written in real time through posts, tweets and online chats about The Daily, the first-of-its-kind iPad newspaper that is being shut down this month.
WCBI news personality Aundrea Self didn't hesitate when asked to describe her former employer and friend, the late Sen. Bennie Turner. "He always exuded a quiet confidence," Self said Sunday. "He had a strong presence when he walked into the room."
Company has until Dec. 31 to escrow $150,000
Owning a home is part of the American dream. But for some, the dream can quickly become a nightmare of delayed mortgage payments and eventual foreclosure. To help those facing the reality of losing their home, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is bringing the Mississippi Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Consortium to Columbus Dec. 5 from 10-1 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club on 14th Avenue North.
The new director of Main Street Columbus said she enjoyed the 2011 Wassail Fest so much she decided to move here.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will kick off December with several items to consider Tuesday night.
It's health care brinksmanship, with hundreds of billions of dollars and the well-being of millions of people at stake.
After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released. But every Saturday she makes the 10-mile drive with a viola in tow for orchestra practice at the prison just north of Anchorage.
Should veterans deemed too mentally incompetent to handle their own financial affairs be prevented from buying a gun?
Open your notebooks and sharpen your pencils. School for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer.
Detectives have long wondered what secrets serial killer John Wayne Gacy and other condemned murderers took to the grave when they were executed -- mostly whether they had other unknown victims.
Investigators say a man found dead of an apparent suicide in an Alaska jail was not only suspected of killing an Anchorage barista but may be linked to seven other possible slayings around the country.
A Maben man was arrested Sunday for stabbing a pregnant woman earlier in the day. John Jones, 30, of 110 Sanders Trailer Park Road in Maben, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault after he stabbed his girlfriend's sister Sunday morning.
When local attorney Rod Ray was defending a client accused of sexual battery, he gave an impassioned speech to members of the jury, asking them to take the facts of the case into account and not give in to public perception that when a man is accused of a sex crime, he is automatically guilty.
The Columbus Christmas parade will feature the Columbus and New Hope high school bands, as well as dancers and elected officials. An appearance by Santa Claus will finish out the parade, officially kicking off the Christmas season.
It began like any other Saturday for the Kansas City Chiefs during the NFL season, their general manager and coach at work early to put final touches on this weekend's gameplan. Then they got a call to hurry to the parking lot.
Enrollment is increasing at private academies and charter schools loom large on the horizon, with lawmakers expected to make yet another push for them in January.
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