Two teenage sisters in rural India were raped and killed by attackers who hung their bodies from a mango tree, which became the scene of a silent protest by villagers angry about alleged police inaction in the case. Two of the four men arrested so far are police officers.
The Mississippi state lawmaker who is challenging longtime Republican Sen. Thad Cochran is picking up help from some high-profile conservative darlings just in time for next week's primary.
A dining hall manager has been arrested and accused of stealing steaks, seafood and other edibles that belonged to the Mississippi National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academy, authorities said Thursday.
Forty-one people in Philadelphia are facing charges in what prosecutors call an elaborate insurance fraud scheme that used dead deer to fake car accidents.
Law officers who visited Elliot Rodger three weeks before he killed six college students near a Santa Barbara university were aware that he had posted disturbing videos but didn't watch them, and they didn't know about his final video detailing his "Day of Retribution" until after the deadly rampage, officials said.
Richard Martinez says he never set out to be a face of the gun-control movement and has no interest in taking deer rifles and shotguns from the hands of hunters. After all, he used to be one.
A Pike County judge has ordered the Magnolia Police Department to return $16,702 in cash seized from a man arrested on misdemeanor charges at a traffic stop.
The husband of a woman stoned to death in Pakistan killed his first wife four years ago, police and relatives said Thursday, a shocking twist both showing how complicated justice can be and how dangerous life is for women in the country.
Even though the former Belwood Country Club property is under contract to KiOR, county officials say the valuable industrial property isn't necessarily locked down to the financially struggling alternative fuels producer.
From Texas to Alabama, laws are being enacted that would greatly restrict access to abortion, forcing many women to travel hundreds of miles to find a clinic. The laws, requiring abortion doctors to have privileges to admit patients to local hospitals, could have a profound impact on women in poor and rural sections of the Bible Belt.
A jail guard investigators say left her post without permission as an inmate lay dying in his 101-degree cell had been disciplined four years earlier for a similar infraction, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
When the confetti flew, the two boys stood in the center of the stage and shook hands. They held up the trophy together. Both were champions, a Spelling Bee finish unseen in more than half a century.
Though no announcement has been made on when CalStar Products will officially begin business in Lowndes County, construction of the facility that will soon house the plant is expected to be finished by Saturday.
Call him the cigarette bandit that prefers menthols.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge has accepted Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's proposed $5.15 billion settlement to clean up former Kerr-McGee sites around the country and compensate those who have suffered negative health effects despite objections saying it was not enough.
Aretha Macon shows off a giant cabbage she grew in her Nashville Ferry Road garden.
One of the five tornados that came through Lowndes County on April 28 tore the roof off of CJ's Office and School Supply. The business had been located at 114 Alabama Street since it opened in 2005.
Bill Kibler, Mississippi State University's vice president for student affairs, was recently named one of three finalists to lead Texas-based Sul Ross State University.
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran said Wednesday he thinks it's "kind of amateurish" that supporters of his primary opponent, Chris McDaniel, photographed his ailing wife in a nursing home and used her image in a political video against him.
1. Columbus mayoral race gets ugly COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Man gets life in prison for capital murder of Lowndes teen COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Ceco property sold to investment group COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. E-911 workers get ultimatum COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Young gets 50 years for 2015 gas station shooting STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY