Senator Charles "Chuck" Younger was sworn in on Friday to fill the District 17 seat left vacant by the late Terry Brown.
Forrest County District Attorney Patricia Burchell told the Hattiesburg American that she will ask a grand jury to indict as many as nine college students involved in the kidnapping of a flamingo from the Hattiesburg Zoo.
Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January.
American businesses have begun imagining ways to capitalize on last week's announcement that the United States will restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs on trade.
How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess.
Although the steep drop in gas prices did not come early enough to factor into the city of Columbus' $4.5 million infrastructure improvement project, city project manager Robin Eastman says work is coming in on schedule and under budget.
The Lowndes County School District board will meet Monday to discuss a proposed bond issue that could allow the district to expand and renovate district facilities.
Next month, Golden Triangle Regional Airport Director Mike Hainsey will make a presentation to fund an incentive package he believes is essential to attracting a carrier that will begin west-bound air travel.
Google Inc. is suing Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, trying to block him from pursuing criminal charges or filing a civil lawsuit against the company.
Starkville officials hope to lure potential buyers for City Hall with the economic potential it has as a property located a short walk from Main Street's influential economy.
Republican Charles "Chuck" Younger of Columbus is the newest member of the Mississippi Senate.
The former Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics director is set to head the state Department of Corrections, taking over a prison system that has been rocked by bribery charges brought against its ex-leader.
After resisting for nearly a month, Chrysler has bowed to government demands and will expand a recall of driver's side air bag inflators across the nation.
In July 2004, despite growing internal concerns about the CIA's brutal interrogation methods, senior members of George W. Bush's national security team gave the agency permission to employ the harsh tactics against an al-Qaida facilitator the agency suspected was linked to a plot to disrupt the upcoming presidential election.
The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain.
The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and senior Pentagon leaders have been briefed, including Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, officials said Friday.
Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.
President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader.
The junior class at West Lowndes High School did what it could to help the less fortunate this holiday season.
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