A Columbus murder defendant will spend the next 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder.
A longtime obstetrics and gynecology doctor at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has had his OB privileges suspended.
A man sentenced to life in prison for robbing and sexually assaulting two Sprint Mart employees three years ago told the court he'd only committed the crimes because he was on drugs and "the devil took him over."
A Lowndes County jury has found the defendant in a sexual battery case guilty of robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint, forcing the two employees on duty into a back room, sexually assaulting them and then driving one to West Point in February 2015.
The victim in a kidnapping, armed robbery and sexual battery case told a Lowndes County jury Wednesday that when Autravious Gaston kidnapped her at gunpoint and drove her to West Point three years ago, her only goal was survival.
Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering readily admits state finances can make a boring conversation, but he still takes seriously the task of education citizens about how the numbers work.
The trial for a man accused of holding up a Sprint Mart, kidnapping and assaulting two employees begins this week.
The 10 children on the stage at Rosenzweig Arts Center Friday night didn't need to be asked by the adults in the audience what they wanted to be when they grew up.
A local canine officer discovered a bag each of cocaine and methamphetamines at Lion Hills during the Exchange Club's weekly luncheon Thursday. Luckily, it was just a drill.
Mack, a 6-week-old McNab Shepherd puppy, squirmed in Columbus Fire and Rescue engineer Eric Minga's arms on their first day together as search dog-in-training and handler at the fire station on 31st Avenue North Friday.
The conviction of an Oktibbeha County woman found guilty of killing her husband in 2011 has been overturned.
Pinkie is just like most puppies. She wags her tail, pricks up her ears and loves walks with her humans.
She has no idea she's blind, said Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society director Karen Johnwick, so she doesn't let it slow her down.
The alleged shooter of a high school in Kentucky and his mother have ties to the Golden Triangle.
Columbus resident Max Cullum always told his children to leave places better than they were when they arrived -- something he apparently has practiced all over volunteer sites in Columbus, from serving food at Loaves and Fishes to repairing elevators at First United Methodist Church.
Fifty-seven hours after his aunt had last seen him at his home on 19th Street, a 25-year-old autistic man was found safe and unharmed walking around in his backyard Wednesday afternoon.
After a nearly three-hour hearing Wednesday, the Civil Service Commission of Columbus ruled not to change the punishment of a Columbus police officer who was suspended after pointing a Taser at a shackled inmate.
Nearly three-fourths of attendees at a meeting of business and community leaders from the Columbus area Tuesday said the state economy is doing better now than it was five years ago.
When Beverly Norris was looking for a way the Columbus Arts Council could celebrate Mississippi's bicentennial last year, she remembered some of the people for which the state is most well-known.
The family of a 25-year-old autistic man has filed a missing persons report with Columbus Police Department.
One day after a hard overnight freeze earlier this month, Starkville resident Vaughn Nickels went into her kitchen to find what she described as a "waterfall."
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