Bracing to do business with a Congress run solely by Republicans, President Barack Obama is serving notice he has no qualms about vetoing legislation he dislikes.
Two men opened fire on a police car patrolling a tough part of Los Angeles, but the two officers inside were not injured.
There were no fire alarms at first, no knocks on the door from the crew, just thick, acrid smoke filling cabins and waking passengers on the overnight ferry from Greece to Italy.
Bloated bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters today painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501.
The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies.
Televised images of New York City's glittery ball drop have become inextricably linked with New Year's Eve.
Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.
A day after the funeral of one of two police officers gunned down in their patrol car, the city's police commissioner called Sunday for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.
Unlike many years, there were no big press conferences announcing the arrival of a major project in 2014. But the year in Golden Triangle industry was not without surprises.
The first of what Columbus mayor Robert Smith hopes will be an annual event will be held Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. when the city hosts a Christmas Tree Bonfire.
South Beach is a sea of maroon, and it's only going to get worse.
A four-mile stretch of road that provides access to the new Yokohama Tire plant in West Point is nearing completion.
A Starkville man has been charged with aggravated assault and attempted arson.
Longtime girls' basketball coach Stan Hughey, who spent 20 years as coach at Oak Hill Academy, has died.
Oktibbeha County School District has filed its intent to issue up to $13.2 million in bonds to help facilitate construction of new buildings needed for the consolidated school district's partnership with Mississippi State University.
The year in local government and community affairs was dominated by policy changes, a major bond issue for street improvements, annexation and a pair of projects that neared completion by year's end.
Oktibbeha County's improving economy can be informally measured by a number of new buildings reaching to the sky and workers turning dirt at bustling projects, but the sale of bonds for the area's best bet for significant economic development -- a new industrial park -- won't occur until next year. Here's a look at five of Oktibbeha County's biggest economic development stories from 2014:
Of all the famous holiday trends and traditions, the lines for returns the day after Christmas may be among the least nostalgic.
The strange recruitment of a potential $1.2 billion aluminum mill rolls on.
1. Story of Columbus teen on death row airs on Headline News COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. A house to love: The Haven, historic downtown home, passes to new ownership COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Future of Ryan's uncertain COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. SFD investigating Walmart fire as arson STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Restaurant tax: Smith, Younger agree on reducing restaurant tax floor COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY