A second body was recovered Saturday from the crash of a hot air balloon carrying three that drifted into a power line and burst into flames in front of hundreds of horrified spectators.
The nephew of a 93-year-old Central Texas woman shot and killed by a police officer says his aunt fired two shots before the officer shot her.
Reaffirming his national political ambitions, Sen. Marco Rubio accused Democrats on Friday of threatening the American dream as he campaigned across New Hampshire, appearing in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state for the first time in 18 months.
What's the first thing Jon Hamm did when he saw his wax figure unveiled Friday at New York's Madame Tussauds? Took a selfie, of course.
Scientists near the city where the Civil War began prepared Thursday to soak an encrusted Confederate submarine in a chemical bath to reveal its hull for the first time in 150 years, seeking to solve the mystery of the demise of the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship
City engineering consultant Kevin Stafford said a sidewalk connecting the Riverwalk to the Columbus Soccer Complex should be completed by the end of 2014.
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science student Kaylyn Davis, of Shaw, portrays the late Susie Mitchell, who is buried in Sandfield Cemetery in Columbus. The Eighth of May Emancipation Day event was presented by the Voices in Harmony and the African-American History class from MSMS.
Things will get underway at 7 a.m. and run until 10 a.m., according to Anne Freeze, one of the market's organizers. The market is at Second Street and Second Avenue North.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said within the last two weeks, four people have sought treatment at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point after taking spice, a synthetic marijuana made of herbs that have been sprayed with chemicals.
The Mississippi Legislature met in a three-hour session Thursday and approved $17 million to help pay for recovery from disasters, including tornadoes that recently pounded the state.
Steven Bryant Thomas Jr., 19, of Starkville, turned himself in to Starkville police officers Monday and was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
It's too early to say the tea party's over.
New hires at the Columbus Police Department will now have a year to establish residency in Lowndes County.
Columbus employees and elected officials can now receive per diem allowances for travel in advance.
Mississippi Congressman Alan Nunnelee is in a Washington, D.C., hospital after initially suffering nausea and fatigue.
The big-screen Godzilla that scared and thrilled viewers in 1954 was an actor in a rubber suit with a zipper up its back. And many Japanese fans still prefer that monster over a Hollywood version made in terrifying, full 3-D computer-graphics glory.
State tourism director Malcolm White will address graduates Saturday at the Mississippi University for Women.
An arrested woman's boyfriend remains a suspect in the death of a Bourbon Street dancer whose dismembered body washed up on Mississippi beaches in 2012, and Kenner police detectives have interviewed him since taking over the case, Chief Steve Caraway said Thursday.
ABC's Lara Spencer is apologizing for referring to Cinco de Mayo as "Cinco de Drinko" on a "Good Morning America" segment this week.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CAFB air show reduced to one day COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. The view from above: Flights offer insight into Wings Over Columbus acts COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Photos: Super Bulldog Weekend STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY