Police in Tuscaloosa say two young women fended off a 20-year-old man who broke into their apartments by punching him in the face.
A south Alabama man is going to jail for killing a driver by throwing a street sign through a car windshield.
The newest member of the Mississippi Senate says she's ready to work with her colleagues, and she believes lawmakers' actions over the next four years will set the state's course for a generation to come.
The general manager of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse in Mississippi has been fired for a racially insensitive e-mail that company officials say inadvertently was sent to a Texas woman who had made reservations for her mother's birthday.
A House bill aimed at strengthening rules for school bus safety doesn't go far enough, and in some ways weakens current state law, Senate leaders said Thursday.
KiOR is awaiting a revised lease from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before breaking ground on Columbus' island.
Although Mississippi has avoided the crux of the national housing crisis, the number of properties targeted by foreclosure filings in 2010 jumped more than twofold from two years ago, a national tracking firm said Thursday.
By the time Lori Roberts was 18, she had given birth to three children, but she believes her choices about sex would have been different if she had learned about the subject in school.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has announced a $9 million expansion at its Tupelo plant. The expansion will add 35 new jobs.
State Auditor Stacy Pickering says an alleged deception by a former, longtime county administrator could only have been done by someone who "knew the system."
Leaders in a west Alabama town are deciding what to do about complaints that liquor taxes in the formerly dry city are now too high.
Despite the chilly weather, voters turned out Tuesday, sending transportation commissioner candidates Mike Tagert and John Caldwell Sr. to a runoff election. While Caldwell was the top vote-getter, Tagert, of Starkville, won the vast majority of votes in the Golden Triangle.
Auburn fans in the Mobile area who wanted to chow down on duck meat while watching the Tigers defeat the Oregon Ducks for the national championship may have been out of luck. At least two stores sold out of duck meat Monday as fans were getting ready for the big game.
Dial Gibbs, an 81-year-old Auburn resident, had almost given up hope Saturday afternoon. He was alone in Phoenix without the $995 ticket he purchased to the BCS National Championship game.
Tabor Construction and Development has spent more than a year renovating the former Borden milk plant at the corner of Montgomery and Lampkin Streets for restaurant, retail and storage space. Now, the Starkville-based company is hoping to add condominiums to the massive, two-story structure.
The special election for the state's next Northern District Transportation Commissioner was on for today, despite concerns about icy roads. "Now we just need voters," one circuit clerk said.
Some north Mississippi schools remained closed today and more crippling cold weather was expected tonight through the end of the week, as residents continued to dig out from under a winter storm that left up to 11 inches of snow Monday.
2. Starkville robotics teams prep for state competition STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Stricklin hire will impact SOCSD board of trustees STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Columbus drops $16K on complaint defenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Amphitheater construction begins this week COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY