A Hollywood director believes his son was the lone gunman who went on a shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara that killed six people -- weeks after the family had called police about disturbing YouTube videos he had posted, his lawyer said Saturday.
On any given day, Republicans call Hillary Rodham Clinton a deeply flawed future presidential candidate. Or a formidable one.
In a report that could expose the Catholic Church to new legal arguments by clerical sex abuse victims, a U.N. committee found Friday that the Vatican does exercise worldwide control over its bishops and priests and must comply with the U.N.'s anti-torture treaty.
President Barack Obama celebrated when sign-ups for his health care law topped 8 million, far exceeding expectations after a slipshod launch. Most Americans, however, remain unimpressed.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has awarded a grant that will help pay for restoration of two alleyways between Catfish Alley and the Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center.
To celebrate Memorial Day, a local group of veteran supporters have organized a Walk/Run at the Columbus Riverwalk.
A Louisville woman was killed in Lowndes County early Thursday morning when she was hit by a car while walking along Highway 182 near the Highway 45 Alternate exit.
The Columbus Police Department is searching for a teenager they believe shot and killed a man and wounded another at a graduation party held at the Columbus Fairgrounds early Friday morning.
Columbus Light and Water officials estimated damages and repair costs associated with a tornado that crossed through East Columbus on April 28 at $890,000.
A Lowndes County teenager who went missing earlier this week has returned home.
A local water park manager says Starkville Wet 'N Wild is ready to handle Memorial Day Weekend's unofficial start of beach season at Oktibbeha County Lake.
Starkville and C Spire officials continued building upon a dynamic partnership Tuesday when aldermen approved a telecommunications contract for Internet services at the new city hall under construction at the end of Main Street.
As the rest of the nation debates the feasibility and humanity of lethal injections against a backdrop of scarce drugs and botched executions, Tennessee has come up with an alternative: the electric chair.
Investigators say a Mississippi tea party official and two other men arrested Thursday conspired with a conservative blogger to use photographs of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's ill wife to push allegations that the longtime Republican senator was involved in an inappropriate relationship with another woman.
A man stole a New York City bread truck and began delivering loaves of savory baked goods to random businesses, the bakery's owner said Thursday.
The grisly deaths of two inmates -- one who "baked to death" in his overheated cell, another who sexually mutilated himself while locked up alone for seven days -- have raised new questions about the New York City jail system's ability to deal with a burgeoning number of mentally ill people.
It wasn't all that long ago that Republicans used gay marriage as a tool to drive Election Day turnout. But as public opinion on the issue has turned and courts strike down same-sex marriage bans, gay rights is evolving into a wedge issue for Democrats to wield.
1. Two local nonprofits get Dutch Oil grants COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Industrial park legal challenge will delay project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY