Columbus police are investigating a homicide after a body was found Saturday in a south Columbus apartment.
The suspect in a shooting in a convenience store parking lot off Highway 373 earlier this month has turned himself in to Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
Gary Lancaster leaned over the computer set out in Friendship Cemetery among clusters of land surveying equipment Friday afternoon. On the screen in front of him was a rough underground map of the grave sites of about 1,000 soldiers who died in Columbus after the Battle of Shiloh in 1862 -- soldiers whose lives and deaths he's been researching for years.
When Mike Buehler received a notice from the Mississippi Department of Revenue a week ago that he would be required to pay a fee for driving his 2014 Tesla each year, he bit his lip and did a little research before forming an opinion. The verdict? "It's unfair," the Starkville radiologist said.
Two Mississippi public high school students could soon become advisers to the state Board of Education.
A Mississippi high school band is being barred from a state competition and some performances after a halftime skit depicting three police officers being held at gunpoint was performed in a community where two officers were shot to death last month.
President Donald Trump welcomed American pastor Andrew Brunson to the Oval Office on Saturday, celebrating his release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey that had sparked a diplomatic row with a key ally and outcry from U.S. evangelical groups.
State police say a tractor-trailer driver is facing charges following a crash in Pennsylvania that killed three people, including a toddler, and injured seven others.
Congress is heading toward a postelection showdown over President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, as GOP leaders signal they're willing to engage in hardball tactics that could spark a partial government shutdown and the president revs up midterm crowds for the wall, a centerpiece of his 2016 campaign and a top White House priority.
The National Park Service is exploring whether to require protest organizers to pay for the cost of providing law enforcement and other support services for demonstrations held in the nation's capital.
With China and the United States opening the door to a meeting next month between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, hopes are rising for a potential easing of tensions in the trade war between the world's two largest economies.
President Donald Trump declared Friday the U.S. will uncover the truth about what happened to journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi, whose possible murder at Saudi hands after disappearing in Istanbul has captured worldwide attention.
Brenda H. Lathan, Senior Vice President of the Golden Triangle Development Link, has been appointed to the MEDC Board of Directors as a Member At-Large.
JoAnn Ferguson has seen at least 14 commanders at Columbus Air Force Base since joining the Base Community Council's Military Affairs Committee.
Betty Powers was sitting under a hair dryer in a beauty salon on Valentine's Day when her daughter, Angie McKinney, called and said she had stage three breast cancer. Powers, who is currently battling lymphoma, stayed strong for her daughter until the phone call ended. Powers remembered her chemotherapy and treatment, but thinking of her daughter going through a similar battle felt more difficult.
Accountability ratings for area school districts remain unchanged nearly a month after the Mississippi State Board of Education delayed approving them.
Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look there's utter devastation in their Florida Panhandle community: fishing boats tossed like toys, roofs lifted off of buildings and pine trees snapped like matchsticks in 155 mph winds.
Federal prosecutors say a Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to illegally having an unregistered machine gun, months after he was arrested and found with other firearms, a methamphetamine pipe and a Ku Klux Klan robe.
Craig Shannon, deputy superintendent for Columbus Municipal School District, is reportedly facing termination.
More than 250 suspects of violent crimes were arrested in a month-long combined operation of law enforcement in North Mississippi last month.
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