A retired chancery judge who is now a Methodist minister will oversee a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.
After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will ask city councilmen to rescind a $10,000 pay raise he voted himself last week.
Whether or not you plan on attending a private fundraiser for Mayor Robert Smith tonight, you have a vested interest in the event if you are a Columbus resident.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission has issued a preliminary report stating that meetings of the Columbus mayor and city council that took place this year violated three sections of the state's Open Meetings Act.
Columbus, meet your youngest movie stars. Scarlett and Summer Atkinson went to Jackson on Wednesday to film a scene or two for "The Hollars," a feature film being made in the capital city.
Sturgis' annual bike rally returned from a lengthy hiatus Thursday night with a kick-off party in Louisville and will continue through Sunday morning.
A man found dead in a pond Thursday at a Hamilton chemical plant has been identified.
Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.
County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of protesters as the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot by a city police officer overwhelmingly avoided violence Thursday after nearly a week of unrest and mounting public tension.
Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars.
It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories.
A tea party-backed candidate asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran or order a new election.
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday.
More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.
State highway workers have blocked off a big sinkhole that developed this week on U.S. 61 near Natchez Regional Medical Center.
President Barack Obama on Thursday promised to expand U.S. humanitarian relief to Iraqis threatened by the advancing army of the Islamic State militants.
Lost Pizza Company is coming to Columbus.
1. Columbus pulls out of LINK COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CMSD lands on list of top 10 most-improved districts for ELA COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Oktibbeha jury to be seated for retrial of Chambers murder STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY