An ex-Marine's suicide ended a violent rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle.
The Taliban massacre that killed 148 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation.
Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law is off to a stronger start this year. But it's not perfect.
Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds.
A gunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agency's watch list.
The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months.
Lowndes County supervisors agreed to put roughly $110,000 in money collected from the city and county schools back into its general fund to reimburse five Section 42 Housing property owners.
A Steens woman is dead following a one-vehicle accident Monday on Highway 12 in Lowndes County.
It's been nearly two decades since the Columbus Municipal School District made significant upgrades to its athletic facilities.
Think your Monday was hectic? Maybe so, but probably not as hectic as your local post office's.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has reaffirmed the accreditation for Mississippi State University for the next decade.
Oktibbeha County supervisors unanimously approved a 61-page comprehensive plan Monday that will help guide future growth in the next 20 years.
Mississippi has a love-hate relationship with federal spending.
A woman who told neighbors she feared her ex-husband would kill her was among six people found fatally shot in three suburban Philadelphia homes.
He wrote letters to grieving families of Australian troops killed in Afghanistan that likened them to "Hitler's soldiers." He was accused of being an accomplice in the murder of his ex-wife, who was stabbed and set on fire.
The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit against the maker and sellers of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting.
Unhappy Republicans say Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas has given President Barack Obama a present this holiday season -- a gift certificate good for confirmation of 12 judicial appointments.
The Columbus Municipal School District has created a free after school program for students.
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