Mississippi's chief gambling regulator is heading up a group that will gather data on how Internet gambling and sports betting are working other states.
A federal appeals court panel has overturned a lower court's ordered granting an appeal hearing in a Mississippi robbery and aggravated assault case.
During the 2014 Mississippi legislative session, one of the most influential lawmakers was Rep. Andy Gipson, chairman of the House Judiciary B Committee. The Republican from Braxton was a main sponsor of the session's most complex legislation, House Bill 585, a package designed to make Mississippi's criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive.
A couple of weeks after the official arrival of Spring, people all across the Golden Triangle celebrated the season by taking in some of the seven major events held Saturday.
As Columbus councilmen mull funding mechanisms for capital improvements, two Lowndes County supervisors are looking to address infrastructural issues in their respective districts.
The son of the Noxubee County Sheriff has been arrested for the third time in less than six months.
Starkville Police Department is close to opening its second of four planned precinct substations after the city approved a revised, rent-free lease for such a location on Louisville Street Tuesday.
A former utility worker who lost his hands when he was shocked by power lines can receive workers' compensation, even though officials argued he tried to hurt himself to avoid a homicide investigation, the Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled.
Two guards at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County are charged with trying to sneak contraband items into the prison in food.
Trying to appease angry parishioners, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Atlanta said Saturday that he will sell a $2.2 million mansion just three months after he moved in.
A Mississippi soldier who was shot at Fort Hood is under home care at the Texas base.
Starkville School District officials reacted with grief Saturday upon learning of the death of Keyone Docher, accompanist for the SHS Singers.
The Palestinians don't want to see U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's troubled Mideast peace mission fail, but will no longer feel bound by his ground rules if Israel fails to live up to its commitments, the chief Palestinian negotiator said Friday.
A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.
Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama's health care law, but that doesn't guarantee success for the country's newest social program.
The U.S. economy has reached a milestone: It has finally regained all the private-sector jobs it lost during the Great Recession.
A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner reported hearing a "pulse signal" Saturday in southern Indian Ocean waters with the same frequency emitted by the plane's data recorders, as Malaysia vowed not to give up the search for the aircraft.
Roughly 600 pounds of crawfish and 200 pounds of shrimp were sold at the Pilgrimage kick-off party Monday and Nancy Carpenter, the executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau, called the event a success.
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. A house to love: The Haven, historic downtown home, passes to new ownership COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. The view from above: Flights offer insight into Wings Over Columbus acts COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY