Authorities have regained control after a disturbance at a Nashville juvenile detention center where more than 30 teens escaped earlier this week.
The second annual Art Walk Downtown will convert historic downtown Columbus into a lively arts festival Thursday night.
The sale of Russia-based Severstal may be slowed down due to sanctions the United States currently has on the country.
A man accused of shooting two Lowndes County deputies and injuring a third will undergo a mental evaluation before he stands trial.
Columbus councilmen fired two public works employees for misconduct Tuesday. The identities of the two employees terminated during the council meeting were not revealed because the move was a personnel matter discussed in executive session.
Starkville is expected to operate with the same ad valorem tax rate in the upcoming fiscal year, officials forecasted Tuesday, after staff said an expected early January economic development bond issuance will mean the city won't need additional funds for payments until Fiscal Year 2015-2016.
Starkville police arrested a local man Sunday after a Brookville Garden shooting injured another man in his car.
Jackson police on Tuesday found the body of a 17-year-old girl they say was kidnapped and shot during the weekend.
City officials are moving closer to a solution to structural issues plaguing parts of city hall.
Islamic State extremists have released a video showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in Iraq will be met with the killing of more Western captives.
The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. But what danger does it immediately pose?
Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation -- if all the pieces fall into place.
As the celebrity photo-hacking scandal has made clear, privacy isn't what it used to be.
Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Dolly threatened flash floods and mudslides in mountainous areas as it moved in from Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had readied shelters and suspended school classes Wednesday.
A suburban Detroit man was sentenced Wednesday to at least 17 years in prison for killing an unarmed woman who appeared on his porch before dawn.
An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.
A federal judge has ruled against a Texas-based group and several Mississippi residents who sought access to Mississippi voters' birthdates after a disputed Republican primary for U.S. Senate.
A Mississippi woman convicted of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has been sentenced to life in prison.
he international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone."
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