On Monday a home on Victor Road suffered extensive damage after what fire officials believe was a blaze started by an unattended heater or furnace.
A member of Ricky Ball's family told The Dispatch Friday morning that they have nothing to do with a planned boycott of Black Friday shopping in response to Ball's Oct. 16 shooting.
A committee that will oversee the city's search for a new police chief is slowly beginning to take shape.
Authorities have charged a 22-year-old Columbus man with the armed robbery of a couple that occurred in downtown Columbus earlier this month.
A grassroots campaign on Facebook is encouraging shoppers not to go out in Columbus on Black Friday because of the Ricky Ball shooting.
Approximately 100 volunteers will deliver 1,400 meals today to elderly and disabled citizens as part of the Columbus Police Department and Columbus Fire & Rescue's annual Turkey Drive.
The mother of a murdered New Hope man says the woman who allegedly helped dispose of her son's remains is pretending to be a victim to get sympathy before her trial.
On Thursday, the majority of Americans will gather around a table with friends and family and feast on traditional Thanksgiving foods.
A man was robbed in north Columbus at approximately 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Stepping into Old Hickory Steakhouse on Highway 45 North, guests are greeted by the smell of sizzling steaks and a tattooed man standing by the grill who invites guests to sit where they like.
Millsaps College senior Ericka M. Wheeler is a double major in English and history who has plans to become a physician after watching her grandfather suffer from Alzheimer's disease. Her journeys so far have taken her from Mississippi to Cambodia and Cuba and her next stop will be England, as a Rhodes Scholar.
Former Columbus Police Chief Tony Carleton has joined the Oxford Police Department.
The family of Manuel Vasquez has spoken out after the woman charged with helping dispose of his body following his murder bonded out of the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center on Friday.
The Field of Dreams committee has tasked Columbus city engineer Kevin Stafford with creating a plan for the field so discussion on funding can move forward.
It's Thanksgiving week and Columbus is beginning to get in a festive mood.
Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday recognized 17 graduates from a job training program giving local residents the skills to clean-up the defunct Kerr-McGee plant in Columbus.
Columbus' sales tax revenue is off to a booming start for Fiscal Year 2015-16.
Jakaia Smith, 6, helps her great-grandmother, Juanita Smith, of Columbus, pour out pecans they gathered off Waverly Ferry Road on Friday. Jakaia is the daughter of Desiree Smith, of Columbus.
Lydia Martinez thought the popping noise was a firework the night her daughter, she claims, shot Manuel Vasquez.
A Columbus man was shot in the back Thursday evening, police say.
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