Military search planes flew over a remote part of the Indian Ocean today hunting for debris in "probably the best lead" so far in finding the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, officials said.
Murder suspect Immanuel Dewayne Manning's bond was set at a combined $145,000 Wednesday after he appeared before Oktibbeha County Justice Court Judge William Boykin for numerous charges.
Two Columbus landfill cells will have their height limit raised pending approval from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality.
Mississippi Republican Thad Cochran is facing his toughest primary challenge in nearly 36 years in the Senate, from a tea party favorite who casts him as an out-of-touch Washington insider. But Cochran is meeting state lawmaker Chris McDaniel's barbs with a potent weapon: the Barbour family's political machine.
Police armed with assault rifles descended on a Maine man's home after members of a tree removal crew he'd told to clear off his property reported that he had a gun.
There is good luck, outrageous good fortune -- and now there is the case of the scrap metal dealer who found one of the eight missing Faberge imperial eggs at a flea market in the American Midwest.
Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.
Investigators are probing how a mentally ill, homeless New York City veteran died last month in a jail cell that city officials told The Associated Press had overheated to at least 100 degrees, apparently because of malfunctioning equipment.
Columbus AFB will host over 200 scouts from 10 dens for their Spring Camporee beginning Friday and running through Sunday. The group will be touring Columbus AFB and camping out at SAC Lake on the base.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Wednesday urged state officials to follow through on Common Core education standards despite what he called an "avalanche" of criticism from those who oppose them.
Almost half of Americans ages 40 to 75 and nearly all men over 60 qualify to consider cholesterol-lowering statin drugs under new heart disease prevention guidelines, an analysis concludes.
Surrendering to Russia's inexorable seizure of Crimea, Ukraine announced plans Wednesday for mass troop withdrawals from the strategic peninsula as Moscow-loyal forces seized control of Kiev's naval headquarters here and detained its commander.
A $20 million development along Miss. Highway 12's frontage area will soon hold a seven-space retail center and a full-service, 117-bed Holiday Inn, Cotton Mill Marketplace Developer Mark Nicholas confirmed Tuesday to aldermen.
It's been nearly a decade since the latest round of military base realignment and closures (BRAC) resulted in the decommission of nine military bases in the U.S. Now, the Department of Defense is pushing for more base closures beginning in 2017.
A Columbus man has been arrested after a game warden said he observed the man molesting a child at a state park.
1. MSMS reserve fund reaching critical point COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Five educators sue SOCSD for age, racial discrimination STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Setting boundaries in homes with firearms COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man arrested in Tenn. for Tabernacle Road home invasion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY