The criminal case begins against Graham Spanier, the former Penn State president accused of lying during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case and trying to derail the investigation.
The brand of stove at the center of a fire at a Texas home day care that killed four children and injured three others has been known to be problematic, an engineering expert told jurors Tuesday in the murder trial of the facility's owner.
Clattering machinery at a chicken-processing plant provided all the cover Lawrence Jones needed to kill two co-workers execution style and wound two others Tuesday, police said.
From his old school in Indonesia to a Japanese beach town that happens to share his name, many around the world cheered President Barack Obama's re-election Wednesday while others said stubborn conflicts and deepening economic and environmental woes will not be helped by his success.
Democrats strengthened their hold on the Senate but failed Tuesday to recapture the majority in the House of Representatives they lost two years ago.
Altering the course of U.S social policy, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado set up a showdown with federal authorities by legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
The Oktibbeha County School District has authorized a lease agreement for its portion of 16th section land that includes part of the Oktibbeha County Lake.
By its normal standards, Tuesday's Board of Aldermen meeting figured to be a low-key affair.
As Columbus officials wait patiently to hear from the U.S. Department of Justice on the status of its redistricting plan, the city council Tuesday officially adopted a resolution to establish polling and voting precincts during Tuesday's council meeting.
As people around the nation gathered to hear results from the presidential election Tuesday night, the Caledonia Board of Aldermen waited for news of another kind -- the findings of their 2010 full-scope audit.
President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Mitt Romney as well as a weak economy and high unemployment that crimped the middle class dreams of millions.
The following are unofficial election results for Clay County as reported on the Clay County Circuit Clerk's Facebook Page.
The following are unofficial election results from Lowndes County as provided by the Lowndes County Circuit Clerk at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Josiah Coleman has been elected to Mississippi Supreme Court in northern district.
Republican Alan Nunnelee has been re-elected to the U.S. House in north Mississippi's 1st District. He begins a two-year term in January.
Republican Mitt Romney has won Mississippi's six electoral votes for president.
Republican Roger Wicker has been re-elected to the U.S. Senate from Mississippi and begins a six-year term in January.
Mississippi votes were casting ballots for president, five federal officials and five state appellate judges, forming long lines at polling stations amid heavy turnout Tuesday, elections officials said.
The lunch crowd has thinned at Trinity Personal Care Home in Columbus and all that remain is a group of five friends who have gathered on the couch to talk, gossip and remember with fondness the way life use to be.
1. Downtown shooting injures one COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus child struck by vehicle COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Stansbury looks to jettison lake lease STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Ward 5 candidates outline goals, platforms COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Brock leaving United Way COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY