Police say a 12-year-old boy who died from a gunshot wound at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego brought the handgun with him from his hometown of Las Vegas.
The Travel Channel is delaying the new series "Man Finds Food" after its star's online war of words.
Former Monroe County sheriff's deputy Danny Earl Starks will be sentenced July 14 after pleading guilty to charges that he punched a handcuffed suspect during an arrest while on duty in October 2012.
A former Hinds County deputy circuit clerk is charged with altering public records to list herself as married so she could have a conjugal visit with a prisoner.
The Columbus Municipal School Board is encouraging the community to attend tonight's announcement of the superintendent finalists.
The Lowndes County School Board held a specially called meeting Monday night and unanimously approved a proposed budget, which projects nearly $52 million in revenue for the district for the 2014-2015 school year.
Plans for a pair of joint projects between the city of Columbus and Lowndes County will have to be revised after bids for the work came in over the projected budget, county supervisors learned Monday during their regular meeting.
The unrelenting rainfall that has drenched the Golden Triangle throughout June has created challenges and delays for local farmers. June rainfall was well above the average for Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay and Noxubee counties this year.
The Starkville Police Department issued arrest warrants for three men allegedly tied to a counterfeit check scam and warned businesses to be on the lookout for bogus payroll checks stemming from a legitimate contracting business.
Starkville aldermen could approve the first step needed to change the city's landscaping ordinance tonight by scheduling a public hearing on revisions later this month.
New Mississippi laws provide pay raises for teachers, require closer monitoring for concussions in school sports and attempt to limit the cost of obtaining public records.
Republicans called it a win for religious freedom. The decision of the Supreme Court, they said, is further evidence the country's new health care law is deeply flawed.
A 52-year-old man accused of punching another man and hitting him with his car in a dispute over pew space in Utah has been ordered to spend 30 days in jail.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was abandoning a unilateral cease-fire in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists and sending military forces back on the offensive after talks with Russia and European leaders failed to start a broader peace process.
General Motors' safety crisis deepened dramatically Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its ballooning list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches.
North Korea said Monday it is preparing to try two Americans who entered the country as tourists for carrying out what it says were hostile acts against it.
An official ribbon cutting for the new CalStar plant has not been set, but operations are already taking place there. Construction of the facility at the Golden Triangle Regional Global Industrial Aerospace Park wrapped up late last month.
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