A university student in Spain's capital went into a comatose state early Sunday after he ate a birthday cake baked with marijuana, while nine others were also hospitalized, officials said.
A snake-handling pastor who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show "Snake Salvation" has died after being bitten by a snake during a weekend church service in Kentucky.
A Pennsylvania woman charged with her newlywed husband with killing a man they met through Craigslist admitted to the slaying in a jailhouse interview with a newspaper and said she has killed more than 20 other people across the country, claims police said they are investigating.
Between photos and insights about their Olympic experience, some Olympians are turning over their social media accounts to sponsors, agreeing to quotas of postings on Twitter and Facebook and letting other people send commercial messages in their name.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter recently walked up to the pulpit of the Atlanta church where her father preached and, in a painful public display, dissociated herself from her brothers.
The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals.
A 47-year-old software developer was convicted Saturday of attempted murder for shooting into a car full of teenagers after an argument over what he called their "thug music," but jurors couldn't agree on the most serious charge of first-degree murder.
On an icy night last month, a man entered a grocery store here, walked past the displays of cake mix and paper towels, and went into the bathroom, where he injected himself with heroin.
The Lowndes County District Attorney's Office will not pursue capital murder charges against a 27-year-old man who has been in custody since 2009.
Lowndes County supervisors have passed a resolution paving the way for a portion of west Lowndes County to take part in an incentive program that will give businesses that locate to the area a tax break.
The winter weather experienced across the Golden Triangle last week paled in comparison to a devastating ice storm that crippled several East Coast states.
The Air Force Thunderbirds will perform at the base in April.
Supervisors will continue their search for a new county administrator Monday by interviewing five finalists but it is unknown if the board will either make a selection or continue narrowing the field.
Starkville School District Board of Trustees President Eddie Myles says he wants to continue serving on the city's school board despite missing a deadline to submit his letter of intent to aldermen.
JACKSON -- An adult entertainer was sentenced in Mississippi Friday to seven years in prison for helping set up an illegal silicone buttocks injection that killed an Atlanta woman.
Federal aviation officials say they are searching for a small plane that lost contact with air traffic controllers during its approach to Birmingham's airport.
An alumna of Mississippi University for Women is the creator of a documentary about race relations in Mississippi that will broadcast nationwide on more than 60 Public Broadcasting Service stations.
Main Street Columbus recognized its annual awards winners Thursday during a reception and the Rosenzweig Art Center. Main Street director Barbara Bigelow recognized five groups and individuals for their contributions in the growth and success of the city's downtown.
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