Republicans can't seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to benefit the folks back home.
Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said today, dubbing it "a most promising lead" in the month-long hunt for the vanished plane.
The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade -- and perhaps for covering them up.
Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
Police in Yazoo City say a 9-year-old girl has been missing since Sunday evening, when she was last seen playing in flood waters outside the back door of her home.
After a pile of complaints from residents and tourists about a stinky problem downtown, the City of Natchez is on "poop patrol."
A woman visiting the Warren County Jail is now in the jail herself.
Mississippi's chief gambling regulator is heading up a group that will gather data on how Internet gambling and sports betting are working other states.
A federal appeals court panel has overturned a lower court's ordered granting an appeal hearing in a Mississippi robbery and aggravated assault case.
During the 2014 Mississippi legislative session, one of the most influential lawmakers was Rep. Andy Gipson, chairman of the House Judiciary B Committee. The Republican from Braxton was a main sponsor of the session's most complex legislation, House Bill 585, a package designed to make Mississippi's criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive.
A couple of weeks after the official arrival of Spring, people all across the Golden Triangle celebrated the season by taking in some of the seven major events held Saturday.
As Columbus councilmen mull funding mechanisms for capital improvements, two Lowndes County supervisors are looking to address infrastructural issues in their respective districts.
The son of the Noxubee County Sheriff has been arrested for the third time in less than six months.
Starkville Police Department is close to opening its second of four planned precinct substations after the city approved a revised, rent-free lease for such a location on Louisville Street Tuesday.
A former utility worker who lost his hands when he was shocked by power lines can receive workers' compensation, even though officials argued he tried to hurt himself to avoid a homicide investigation, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled.
Two guards at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County are charged with trying to sneak contraband items into the prison in food.
Trying to appease angry parishioners, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Atlanta said Saturday that he will sell a $2.2 million mansion just three months after he moved in.
A Mississippi soldier who was shot at Fort Hood is under home care at the Texas base.
Starkville School District officials reacted with grief Saturday upon learning of the death of Keyone Docher, accompanist for the SHS Singers.
1. Police release more details on cold case murder arrest COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Having a voice: Tyler Edmonds seeks compensation from Mississippi for three years he spent in prison COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Ex-employee threatens shooting at Zaxby's COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Cold case arrest brings closure to family COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY