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Harley Barber apologizes for racist video, says she was expelled from Alabama

A University of Alabama student who posted videos to social media in which she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities apologized on Wednesday and said she has been expelled from college. Harley Barber told the New York Post she was heading back to New Jersey after being kicked out of schoo

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 21:00:00

Doors Remain Open At Columbus Salvation Army

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - In light of the bitter cold weather across North Mississippi, the Columbus Salvation Army is opening its doors as a temporary warming station. With wind chills in the single digits or below zero, it can be dangerous. For 6 hours a day, the Salvation Army location on Main Str

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-18 01:17:11

Officer fired for pointing gun at subdued suspect

Columbus councilmen voted Tuesday in executive session to terminate one police officer and suspend another for violating the Columbus Police Department's standard operating procedures. A city source with knowledge of the situation told The Dispatch the council, in a unanimous vote, terminated Eric

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-17 19:09:19

Dangerous Icy Waters Across The Viewing Area

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - Extremely low temperatures are leaving some area ponds and ditches frozen. Chunks of ice could be seen in a small pond in Columbus this morning, January 17. You should never walk on the ice and avoid falling in the water. Hypothermia can set in quickly. Temperatures ranged f

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-17 18:42:07

Making Up The Snow Days

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) - The winter storm has passed and some schools will reopen, after closing for two days. Mississippi schools are required to be in session for 180 days, with one or two days set aside for bad weather. The Lowndes County School District is now waiting to figure out when or

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-18 01:05:48

Councilmen Discuss 2% Restaurant Tax

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The two percent restaurant tax was back on the menu at the Columbus City Council meeting Tuesday. The council approved a counter proposal with a few changes with the hopes of getting the CVB and Lowndes County Board of Supervisors on the same page. The city was asking for $40

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-17 03:43:53

CMSD Hires A Superintendent Search Firm

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - The search for a new superintendent is underway for the Columbus Municipal School District. On Wednesday, the board of trustees went through several search firm proposals, in order to hire one, to help conduct the search for superintendent. Finding the best candidates to lea

WCBI.COM - 2018-01-18 01:07:32

Second child involved in Sunday wreck dies

A second child involved the Sunday car accident that already claimed the life of a woman and her grandson has died from his injuries, the Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed today. Dakota Burnett, 9, died at 2:50 a.m. today at Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, Lowndes County Coroner Greg Mer

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 18:25:36

Police Arrest Man Suspected of Selling Meth, Heroin in East Long Beach

Police arrested a 53-year-old man in a parked RV on Tuesday for allegedly selling drugs following complaints by neighbors of drug trafficking and thefts of packages from doorsteps. On Tuesday, January 16 at 12:15PM, narcotic detectives served a search warrant on a parked RV in the 5900 block of Spri

LBPOST - 2018-01-18 01:01:00

Fire chars garages at Long Beach apartment complex; neighbors grab hoses to fight blaze

Firefighters quickly doused a blaze that charred a row of garages behind a small apartment building in Long Beach Wednesday morning. The flames broke out at the one-story complex near the intersection of Lemon Avenue and E. 17th Street around 10:10 a.m., according to fire officials.Long Beach firefi

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-17 20:06:07

Developer plans new medical clinic in downtown Long Beach

A developer announced plans this week to build a medical clinic after buying five parcels totaling 29,000 square feet in downtown Long Beach. Meridian, headquartered in San Ramon, announced its purchase and plans for the site on Tuesday. The company reported spending $2.45 million for the land, whic

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-17 20:40:27

Long Beach Man Charged With Kidnapping Woman

A 35-year-old Long Beach man pleaded not guilty today, Jan. 17, to kidnapping a woman, intending to rape her, according to a L.A. County District Attorney's Office release. Ferdinand Ervin Flowers was charged with three felony counts: kidnapping to commit rape and/or robbery, assault with intent to

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-01-18 00:59:00

Airlines may pay stiffer penalties for late flights at Long Beach Airport

Long Beach officials may impose stiffer fines or even take away airlines' flight slots in an attempt to solve the problem of flight operations taking place at hours when Long Beach Airport is supposed to be quiet. Doing so would require the City Council to alter the city's airport noise control law

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-17 23:59:50

2 Arrested In Connection With String Of Long Beach Robberies

LONG BEACH, CA - Two men - Cody Joel Ibershoff, 34, of Long Beach, and 51-year-old Jesus Cortez of Compton - were arrested Monday in connection with multiple business robberies in Long Beach, according to Long Beach police. When detectives served search warrants at their homes, they recovered three

PATCH - 2018-01-16 20:19:54

Men To Stand Against Human Trafficking In Long Beach

Men can stand against human trafficking from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the corner of Victoria Street and Long Beach Boulevard. The free monthly event is provided by Men Standing Against Trafficking (MSAT). MSAT's goal is to help change society's sense of entitlement, particularly men's toward

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-01-17 21:00:00

Op-Ed: Stakeholder Calls for a Public Audit of Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride, Inc

People Post is a space for opinion pieces, letters to the editor and guest submissions from members of the Long Beach community. The following is an op-ed submitted by Leslie Smith, a Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) alumni and Board Chair of the nonprofit California Families in Focus, and does not nece

LBPOST - 2018-01-18 01:13:00

Police identify possible motives in murder-suicide

KALEVA - Police say "underlying domestic issues" and "accusations of infidelity" are contributing factors to a murder-suicide in Boston Township, that left a Kaleva couple dead and an 18 year old female critically injured. [...] KALEVA - Police say "underlying domestic issues" and "accusations of in

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-01-17 22:04:46

Red-hot Whitehall boys shoot over Hart

HART - Whitehall is a difficult matchup for any West Michigan Conference team on an ordinary night, and Tuesday was not an ordinary night. The Vikings shot the lights out all night, particularly in the third quarter, and rolled past the host Hart Pirates, 76-37. For more of this story, pick up a cop

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-01-17 17:20:00

Details released in highway murder-suicide

IONIA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Ionia County Sheriff's Office has released more information from its investigation into the murder-suicide that killed a Manistee County couple earlier this month. David and Lisa Somers, both 51 and from Kaleva, were found on the side of I-96 near Nash Highway

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 13:54:00

Woman killed in Lake County fire

ELLSWORTH TWP. - A 79-year-old woman, Evelyn Ware, died when she was unable to escape her home which caught fire on Wednesday evening between Luther and LeRoy. The Lake [...] ELLSWORTH TWP. - A 79-year-old woman, Evelyn Ware, died when she was unable to escape her home which caught fire on Wednesday

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-01-17 19:09:14