Somewhere out there are an admitted killer who crawled through a Texas prison's ventilation ducts, a murderer who apparently escaped from an Indiana institution in a garbage truck, and a Florida convict who got other inmates to put him in a crate at the prison furniture shop and had himself delivered to freedom by truck.
A woman charged with helping two convicted murderers escape from prison told her husband that when she backed out of a plan to be the getaway driver the inmates threatened his life, the husband's lawyer said.
Employees and customers evacuated the Rite Aid on Highway 45 North in Columbus on Thursday afternoon following a report of a possible bomb threat, according to the Columbus Police Department.
Ending years of wait, the government agreed Thursday to provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active-duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue on airplanes used in the Vietnam War.
In the last month, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has hired a new ambulance director, a new director or respiratory care and a new nurse manager, according to a press release from the hospital.
When the Islamic State fighters burst into the Iraqi village of Eski Mosul, Sheikh Abdullah Ibrahim knew his wife was in trouble.
It was a heart-racing moment. The cigarette smuggler was stuck in line at a checkpoint as, up ahead, Islamic State militants were searching cars.
Harriet Tubman? Eleanor Roosevelt? Rosa Parks?
An accident on Highway 12 just outside Columbus sent two drivers to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Three years ago, a professor at Mississippi University of Women was prompted by a student's capstone to look into the history of desegregation at the university. She was surprised by what she found -- nothing.
Write-in candidates are eligible for election in the Democratic primary for District 41 representative, and that has opened the possibility of formalized write-in campaigns for the seat.
Last fall, then 4-year-old Nora Molina stood atop a slide in West Point and looked down.
In Columbus, near where Waverly Ferry Road meets Highway 45 North, in the open area behind Motel 6 and Days Inn, there are plans for new retail development.
Twenty middle school mathematics teachers have gathered to help students prepare for the future at the College and Career Readiness Mathematics Institute on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.
The Starkville Police Department charged a 20-year-old resident with three counts of sexual battery involving a juvenile after receiving a report earlier this month.
Ward 3 resident Bill Daniel says he hasn't heard the wail of his neighborhood's tornado siren in a long time.
Authorities said a woman who provided hacksaw blades, chisels and other tools to two convicted murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison discussed having them kill her husband.
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