Three teenagers, two of them juveniles, have been arrested for allegedly breaking into a home in south Columbus and stealing a gaming system.
Columbus City Council dealt with several police department issues during its regular meeting Tuesday, suspending an officer, swearing in five, approving hire for three more and postponing a disciplinary hearing for another.
From bestselling author of "Big Fish" Daniel Wallace to high school writers from Mississippi to CNN analyst Jeffery Toobin -- attendees of Mississippi University for Women's 29th annual Welty Symposium and Gala can expect a diverse lineup, event organizer Kendall Dunkelberg told Rotarians at their weekly lunch Tuesday.
The body of a Columbus man discovered on Waterworks Road will go to Jackson for an autopsy at the state medical examiner's office Thursday, Columbus Police Department Assistant Chief Fred Shelton confirmed.
A head-on collision in Lowndes County Friday has killed one and left five others suffering from moderate to serious injuries.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to authorize County Administrator Ralph Billingsley to negotiate with the estate of Randolph Lipscomb for the final piece on private property held on the block occupied by the county courthouse.
Just before Capt. Ryan Rickert started his law enforcement career as a jailer 20 years ago, he completed his job interview in the jail administrator's office at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.
The Lowndes County Industrial Park will double the size of its wastewater treatment facility as the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors gave permission Friday to the Lowndes County Industrial Development Authority to secure a loan to fund the project.
The post conviction relief hearing for a Lowndes County death row inmate convicted in a 25-year-old murder case ended Monday.
The body of a Columbus man was found this morning near Waterworks Road.
Reagan Poston said reading her prose pieces aloud for Mississippi Public Broadcasting was like being published in a "verbal publication."
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are seeking a suspect in a Friday morning shooting at a Highway 69 residence just south of the Columbus-Lowndes County Airport.
Lowndes County Adult Detention Center Administrator Rick Jones is retiring.
A Columbus man is in jail for aggravated assault after allegedly trying to stab another man during a dispute over a truck.
Last Halloween, the Columbus Police Department "investigated" a haunted house in downtown Columbus after a woman reported her family missing from it. The house must have bad luck, because this October, a chemical spill turned it into a zombie-infested "maniac house," CPD investigator Tommy Watkins said.
The manslaughter trial for former Columbus police officer Canyon Boykin is being continued.
Columbus officials are continuing to redact sensitive information from police officer body camera footage The Dispatch has requested and now plans to release it after the city council has a chance to view it at its Tuesday meeting.
In her 15 years with the Columbus Housing Authority, including the past three as executive director, Debra Taylor has seen people from all backgrounds come to her in desperate need of housing.
Until early this year, DeAngelo Fisher hadn't seen his father, Henry Lee Easley, since he was 8 years old.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a $2,500 award in an effort to help the Columbus Police Department apprehend those responsible for a series of burglaries at a Columbus Pawn Shop.
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