Mayor Robert Smith announced his intention at Tuesday’s city council meeting to create a task force of a “cross section” of Columbus residents to help police address crime and related issues.
The city of Columbus will host a livestreamed Town Hall meeting Tuesday night where a panel of experts will answer questions about crime and policing in Columbus, including questions about the Ricky Ball case.
Columbus police have arrested a 17-year-old for the fatal shooting of a teenage girl at a city park late Saturday night.
A strand of DNA analyzed in a rape kit from 1990 was the key piece of evidence in Starkville Police Department’s 28-year-old investigation into the murders of Betty Jones and Kathryn Crigler.
A Steens man is behind bars for multiple counts of child molestation.
A Starkville man was arrested this weekend in connection with a shooting earlier this month.
The parents of a 7-week-old infant have been charged with contributing to the neglect of a child for allegedly not providing proper medical care.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department have arrested two people in connection to a weekend homicide in south Columbus.
Columbus police are investigating a homicide after a body was found Saturday in a south Columbus apartment.
The suspect in a shooting in a convenience store parking lot off Highway 373 earlier this month has turned himself in to Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.