A member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison on a charge of sexual exploitation of children.
The Mississippi board that oversees the plan that allows people to lock in pricing for future college tuition voted Wednesday to reopen the program, but charge sharply higher prices.
One of the men charged in a conspiracy to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's ailing wife pleaded guilty Wednesday, drawing no jail time in a plea agreement in which he pledged to cooperate with prosecutors.
The nation's largest public utility is eliminating more than 2,000 jobs as part of a $500 million cost-cutting campaign.
Mississippi Power will convert from coal to natural gas or retire several units at plants in south Mississippi and Greene County, Alabama, as part of an agreement to end litigation over construction of a coal-fired power plant in Kemper County.
The hackers are a tight knit group, 10 or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs.
With school getting ready to begin, a local program is providing parents education on healthy snacks for their children.
All of the estimated 4,600 children in the Columbus Municipal School District will now receive a free breakfast and lunch each school day.
The five people tasked with leading a major restoration project aimed at improving blighted areas of Columbus have been selected.
After two days of lobbying, Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins secured a combined $10 million commitment from Starkville and Oktibbeha County that will develop a new industrial park and could add more than 1,000 jobs in the next decade.
A simple audit will save the City of Vernon roughly $2,000 a month.
The Afghan soldier who killed a U.S. two-star general and wounded other top officers hid in a bathroom before his assault and used a NATO machine gun in his attack, an Afghan military official said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama's health care law has become a tale of two Americas. States that fully embraced the law's coverage expansion are experiencing a significant drop in the number of uninsured residents, according to a major new survey released Tuesday. States whose leaders still object to "Obamacare" are seeing much less change.
A new Alabama law restricting doctors who perform abortions would force several women's clinics to shut down, placing unconstitutional restrictions on a woman's right to obtain one, a federal judge ruled Monday.
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