A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear.
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.
An atheist group says it objects to a Mississippi principal telling fifth-grade teachers to take students through a public school lobby where Gideons were handing out Bibles.
Leflore County prosecutors are planning trials for two men allegedly involved in a Greenwood doctor's murder-for-hire scheme.
Starkville Electric Department workers scrambled into action Monday to restore electricity after an afternoon storm knocked off power for about 50 percent of its customers, SED General Manager Terry Kemp said.
The Columbus Police Department is offering a program for locals interested in learning about the inner workings of law enforcement.
Weekend arrest figures did not spike in correlation with droves of tourists visiting Starkville for Mississippi State University's historic victory over Auburn.
Though the severe line of storms that passed through the Golden Triangle last night did not spawn any tornadoes, it reminded Lowndes County E-911 Director Cindy Lawrence that having an extra layer of emergency notification for residents was necessary.
Mississippi University for Women faculty, staff and students are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and grab a bite to eat for lunch in downtown Columbus Wednesday.
What is the price of being forced to raise a brown baby?
A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation's capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to review the case of a Columbus nurse convicted of abusing an elderly person left in her care.
If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice.
Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and launched a review of procedures for treating patients.
The parents of an Indiana aid worker threatened with beheading by the Islamic State group rejected suggestions that their son converted to Islam to save himself Monday.
After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse.
The 11th installment of Caledonia Days begins Friday and will feature entertainment ranging from country and gospel music to a pet parade to a lawnmower race.
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County OKs franchise agreement with MaxxSouth STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY