A woman is behind bars at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for allegedly stealing money from her employer.
A man spending his life in prison for murder had his conviction affirmed by the Mississippi Court of Appeals Tuesday.
It was 1997 and Mary Jennifer Russell of New Albany was reeling because she'd just lost her first "real job" out of college.
A Columbus police officer faces possible suspension for pointing a Taser at a shackled inmate in an emergency room examination area.
Columbus Police Department is adding security for Columbus High School home football games for the remainder of the season in light of a parking lot shooting outside Falcon Stadium Friday night.
Parents of children with disabilities complained to Columbus Municipal School District trustees Monday their children are not receiving special education services in a timely manner -- or at all.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a motorist Monday evening on Lee-Stokes Road near New Hope, according to Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant.
With the demolition of the Lowndes County Courthouse Annex building expected to be finished this week, the land on the corner of Fifth Street North and Third Avenue North will be used as a green space -- for the time being.
Noah Arroyo, 3, gets a quick ketchup cleanup from his father, Tito Arroyo, at the 2017 Burger Bash cooking competition in Columbus Saturday. Noah is the son of Tito and Damaris Arroyo of Columbus.
A West Point man has been arrested in connection with a Friday night shooting outside Falcon Field, the football stadium of Columbus High School.
The past two years have been particularly challenging for Columbus Police Department.
A Monday special-call meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board will focus exclusively on special education. But board president Jason Spears doesn't expect any official action to come of it.
Workers with Burns Construction continue demolition of the old Courthouse Annex building on Fifth Street North Thursday afternoon. The work is expected the be completed today. Once cleared, the county will use the space as additional parking. County Administrator Ralph Billingsley said the space may be used to build an additional courthouse but no timetable for that project has been presented. The district attorney's office was located in the annex before moving to the old National Bank of Commerce building on the corner of Fifth and Main streets.
A Thursday evening fire left an east Columbus home with extensive damage, but no one was injured.
All nine Lowndes County Adult Detention Center employees on duty when an inmate escaped from the facility earlier this month have received "pretty serious discipline," according to sheriff's office chief deputy Marc Miley.
While targeting penalties are up 73 percent this year, veteran Southeastern Conference football official Stan Murray said he believes the message of the dangers of targeting are getting through to players and coaches alike.
In less than two weeks, the Columbus-Lowndes Recreational Authority will cease to exist in its current form.
From rescuing residents and pets from flooded homes to restoring electrical power for thousands of people, the Golden Triangle lent a hand to hurricane victims.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department are searching for two armed robbery suspects.
Princess Theater owner Bart Lawrence plans to open the theater portion of his downtown nightclub for public events on Saturday with or without Columbus City Council approval.
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