Abortions have declined in states where new laws make it harder to have them -- but they've also waned in states where abortion rights are protected, an Associated Press survey finds.
Should Mississippi gear its prison policy to produce free inmate labor for local governments?
The Supreme Court could wipe away health insurance for millions of Americans when it resolves the latest fight over President Barack Obama's health overhaul.
He stands in the northbound lane of Vietnam's Highway 1, traffic swirling around him, horns honking. He is pointing. Right there, he says -- that's where it happened. That's where the screaming children appeared. That's where I made the picture that the world couldn't forget.
Two murderers who escaped from a prison by cutting through steel walls and pipes remain on the loose as authorities investigate how the inmates obtained the power tools used in the "Shawshank Redemption"-style breakout.
Glenn McCullough will officially begin his tenure Monday as executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority.
Blue Bell Creameries is reviewing a laboratory report concluding that listeria was found in ice cream made at its Alabama plant.
Mississippi State University wanted to make a victory lap with Mississippi flare. And it was one that couldn't be contained on the ground.
The Columbus City Council has approved a list of 18 projects for Phase II of its road improvement program.
Safe Haven, a Columbus shelter for domestic violence victims, has received a $2,550 grant to implement a domestic abuse intervention program in Lowndes County.
Gabby Gonzalez, 11, left, and her younger sister, Saralynn Gonzalez, 6, walk in the parade from Columbus City Hall to Columbus-Lowndes Public Library on Friday for the kickoff to the summer reading program. Gabby and Saralynn are the daughters of Evie Gonzalez, of Columbus.
Columbus police arrested three suspects Tuesday on suspicion of felony shoplifting.
A response to numerous U.S. Department of Justice issues with consolidation filed by Starkville School District states identifying and busing students from Sudduth Elementary to a mostly African-American campus could push parents to opt for private school or homeschooling options.
Airbus Helicopters Inc. has named Robert Boman as director/site manager for the company's Lowndes County helicopter assembly plant and operations.
Mississippi's Republican senators are supporting legislation to prevent implementation of new Environmental Protect Agency rules regulating coal-fired power plants.
The 4-County Foundation recently awarded a $2,500 grant to the Columbus Arts Council to help fund the Young People's Artist Series.
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed a new district attorney for seven counties in northeast Mississippi.
A man sentenced to death in the rape and killing of an 82-year-old woman is pursuing a new trial by renewing a legal challenge on evidence from a bite mark on the victim that was used to convict him.
Social Security overpaid nearly half the people receiving disability benefits over the past decade, according to a government watchdog, raising questions about the management of the cash-strapped program.
1. DJ pleads guilty to 2015 shooting at Heidi Ho COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Three finalists announced for CMSD superintendent spot COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Ex-Columbus-Lowndes Airport manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex-Columbus HS teacher found guilty of soliciting student for sex COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus resident arrested for possession of child pornography COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY