An incident Tuesday on the north side of Columbus that included gunshots, a man stripping out of his clothes, a large crowd and a three-hour-plus standoff ended with two men in custody.
The four candidates vying to represent District 17 in the state senate next year fielded questions on topics ranging from education to industry to gun control during a debate Tuesday at the Mississippi University for Women.
If District 5 Supervisor Joe Williams gets his wish, a planned Blackjack Road tax increment financing (TIF) package would fund a four-lane expansion for the congested thoroughfare.
The first paving projects included in the $4.5 million Columbus street improvement project are under way.
A former Sunday school teacher convicted of sexual battery has been denied a new trial by the state Court of Appeals.
Shawn O'Hara has a perfect record in Mississippi politics -- a string of more than a dozen losses over the past 25 years.
Halloween ghosts, ghouls and spooks of all ages are invited to "Howell at the Moon" with Mississippi State astronomers.
A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists' latest propaganda video.
More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful.
With stock market gains replacing steep losses in the accounting ledger, Mississippi's main public employee pension fund posted stronger results last year.
Southern Co. says it will cost at least another $496 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County.
The mother of two slain children testified Tuesday that she trusted the youngsters would be cared for by her ex-husband, now on trial in their killings.
It's the stuff of a campaign manager's dream.
She has delivered the same 64-word speech eight times already, but Gabby Giffords is struggling to get through the ninth.
State transportation officials are investigating where faulty guardrails have been installed along Mississippi roadways.
AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers.
An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening.
In the Guinean village where the current West African Ebola outbreak began, 14 graves mark the spot where the lethal virus began to spiral out of control.
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. Bucket-list rides STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Human remains discovered on banks of Tenn-Tom COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY