Former chief financial officer for the city of Columbus Milton Rawle will spend up to 20 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Monday to embezzling nearly $290,000 in city funds.
A Columbus couple has been sentenced to fines, and one of them must forfeit $250,000 in money or property, after authorities say they sold mislabeled and smuggled products in their adult novelty store.
A Lowndes County man pleaded guilty to touching a child for lustful purposes in Lowndes County Circuit Court this week.
The final suspect in a May 2017 armed robbery at the Camelot Apartments has been sentenced after pleading guilty in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court earlier this week.
Marion Coscia had been worried about his son, New Hope resident Kenneth Coscia, for several weeks leading up to the day Kenneth Coscia shot two Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputies in 2014.
The last three suspects arrested for their involvement in a fatal shooting of a disabled man nearly eight years ago have pleaded guilty and been sentenced — with one suspect who attorneys said helped get the others convicted free from custody.
A former house parent at Palmer Home sentenced to spend 40 years in prison told a jury Friday he did not molest three girls living with him at the Columbus children’s home.
Prosecutors say a Mississippi woman was on a days-long drug binge when her baby died after she left him in a hot car.
A Columbus man will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a man outside The Princess Theater downtown in 2016.
A Columbus man will spend 10 years in federal prison for his role in a 2016 shooting in Columbus.