Columbus police are investigating a homicide after a body was found Saturday in a south Columbus apartment.
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.
More than 250 suspects of violent crimes were arrested in a month-long combined operation of law enforcement in North Mississippi last month.
In 2010, forensic DNA analyst Kathryn Rodgers created a DNA profile of the suspect in a 30-year-old sexual assault.
One Columbus man has died and another is in a hospital in Memphis after their car veered off Highway 69 and into a tree Sunday morning.
Eric Collins has lived his entire life within walking distance of the Kerr-McGee wood treatment plant that operated on 14th Avenue North from 1928-2003.
One man was taken to the hospital with what appear to be minor to moderate injuries following a shooting outside a convenience store north of Columbus Monday evening.
Just after 10 a.m. Friday, a group of more than 75 people walked from The Pines and Cady Hill Recovery Center down Main Street, all wearing bright blue shirts and holding handmade signs that promised hope of recovery after drug addiction.
When a Kenworth or Peterbilt tractor-trailer rolls down the highway, there's an 80 percent chance that truck's engine was built in Lowndes County.
4-County Electric Power Association has a new leader.
An 18-year-old is in custody for a Monday night robbery in Lowndes County.
A church building burned down late Tuesday night in Oktibbeha County.
A Columbus woman escaped from her burning home Tuesday afternoon with her 2-year-old granddaughter in her arms.
"Partnership" was the key theme at Columbus Municipal School District's annual Title I meeting at Brandon Central Services Tuesday night.
Mississippi State freshman Mitch Graves was walking through the university activities fair on the Drill Field his first week of classes, looking at his different extracurricular options, when someone from one of the booths shouted: "Hey! You wanna be a fireman?"
Austin Shepherd had been with the Columbus Police Department as a crime scene investigator not quite four years in 2007 when he and a police investigator went to then Chief Joseph St. John and pitched the idea of starting a local crime lab.
A man accused of sexually assaulting two children under the age of 16 will spend 15 years in prison.
He's 21 years old. He has a high school education and a higher-than-average ACT score. He's just been handed 75 pounds worth of weights and is told to climb a stairclimber with them on his back for three minutes and 20 seconds.
The family of a man kept in jail for 11 years has filed a wrongful imprisonment lawsuit against Clay County and multiple public officials.
Less than four months after taking the position, Rick Young has resigned as interim president at East Mississippi Community College.
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