Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early today in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.
Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world's bounty for the poor and hungry today.
An 11-year-old girl is in critical condition after doctors removed from her stomach 104 cocaine-filled capsules her father made her swallow.
Tears and anger poured out for the dark-haired beauty who was to have flown to London on Wednesday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant.
Local restaurateur Bernard Buckhalter has resigned his position on the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors.
Cellular service providers still can't apply to put a tower in a Columbus residential area.
It has long been Joe Max Higgins' modus operandi to retreat from public view when negotiations on a big deal reach the final stages.
For a long time, Blossom Brown hid.
Starkville aldermen are likely to codify a temporary ban against pets in city-maintained cemeteries after few public comments on the matter emerged Tuesday.
Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has received a raise and a four-year contract extension.
Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
Congressional authorization of the U.S. war against Islamic State extremists has gone nowhere in two weeks since President Barack Obama vowed to coordinate with lawmakers on a stronger legal basis for military action, prompting growing frustration with the White House.
Modernist painter Andrew Bucci, whose work spanned nearly eight decades and appeared on a U.S. postage stamp, has died.
Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats.
Model and TV host Janice Dickinson added her name to the women who have accused comic Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
The man who became known as the "20th hijacker" from the Sept. 11 attacks wants to testify in lawsuits filed by victims of terrorism.
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency.
1. Columbus man dies in head-on crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Lowndes supes OK budget with deficit, tax increase COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Area students check out college options COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Princess owner plans to reopen theater COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY