At 6:40 a.m. Wednesday morning, Monroe County resident Dannie Fowler woke up to a call from Columbus Police Department investigators.
Columbus police have arrested a suspect in a more than 20-year-old capital murder case, city officials confirmed today.
Tyler Edmonds was about to take the stage to speak to a room full of attorneys in Biloxi earlier this month when he received some unfortunate news.
A Lowndes County Circuit Court jury on Tuesday acquitted a Columbus man accused of stuffing meat down his pants at a grocery store and trying to run away.
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are seeking suspects in a pair of Monday night store robberies.
Chief Deputy Marc Miley said the two robberies are possibly related.
Marshall Hardee is on the last leg of a 2,000-plus-mile journey across the country. On foot.
Jeanette Cotton still expects to see her brother George walking down the street or coming around the corner of the hallway in the home he shared with his mother in southeast Columbus.
A Columbus man whose body was found in Luxapalila Creek Monday drowned in what was most likely an accident.
A man previously implicated in an "arson for hire" plot in Clay County is now behind bars for allegedly distilling moonshine.
A Starkville nurse has been arrested for allegedly writing false prescriptions.
A Reform, Alabama, man will spend 40 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Monday to second-degree murder.
The Columbus Redevelopment Authority is working with Farmer Commercial Properties, a Starkville-based realty firm, to sell the Lee Middle School property on Military Road.
A Columbus woman has been indicted by a federal court in Alabama of conspiring to defraud health insurance companies.
Less than a day into his trial, Columbus resident Kirby Erby pleaded guilty to aggravated assault.
A man previously arrested for aggravated assault after what is thought to be a failed drug deal is back behind bars after leading Lowndes County deputies on a chase through the north part of the county Monday night and hitting one deputy's vehicle.
Deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office followed an assault suspect to Alabama -- and back -- Sunday night in a car chase which at points got up to about 80 miles per hour.
A Lowndes County grand jury has indicted a woman accused of serving a customer a cheeseburger smeared with bodily fluids at Jack's Family Restaurant on Hwy. 45 in Columbus.
A group of college students at Mississippi University for Women are working with the Department of Homeland Security to fight terrorism.
At least one murder suspect and one aggravated assault suspect also accused of murder are set to go before juries in Lowndes County Circuit Court's next session which starts Monday.
On May 8, 1865, federal troops arrived in Columbus, Mississippi and freed the black slaves who remained in bondage in the city
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