Severe storms slam U.S. South, killing at least four

Dec 25, 2014

Severe storms slam U.S. South, killing at least four

Power companies struggled to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi on Wednesday, a day after a powerful storm swept through the Southeastern U.S. and killed at least four people. Police in Columbia, Mississippi, were stationed at all major intersections because traffic lights ...

Auburn hangs on to beat Mississippi

Nov 2, 2014

Auburn hangs on to beat Mississippi

Cassanova McKinzy recovered a fumble in the end zone to preserve No. 4 Auburn’s 35-31 victory over No. 7 Mississippi on Saturday night in what amounted to the first College Football Playoff knockout game. The Tigers (7-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 3 CFP) got ...

Late interception seals LSU's upset over Ole Miss

Oct 26, 2014

Late interception seals LSU's upset over Ole Miss

Bo Wallace was on the cusp of prolonging No. 3 Mississippi’s bid for an unbeaten season until LSU safety Ronald Martin got in the way. Wallace’s pass was intercepted by Martin at the 1 with 2 seconds left, and the Rebels fell 10-7 to ...

Aug 5, 2014

Judge: Alabama's restrictive abortion law unconstitutional

A U.S. state’s law restricting doctors at abortion clinics is unconstitutional because it would unduly hamper women’s ability to obtain the medical procedure, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, in a 172-page opinion and an accompanying order, said Alabama state ...