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No Bond For Columbus Capital Murder Suspects - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
Slayton and Hill were read their charges, their rights, and then were appointed an attorney.
Two arrested for capital murder in weekend homicide
Victoria Hunter Slayton, 23, of Columbus, and Malcolm Marquiles Tawon Hill, 25, of Okolona, have been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of 34-year-old Markcus Maurice Pate, authorities announced Tuesday at a press conference at the Columbus Municipal Complex.
(Update) 2 confirmed dead in Hwy. 69 crash
CULLMAN COUNTY- Two people were killed in a severe crash Tuesday morning on Alabama Highway 69, approximately 2 miles south of Bug Tussle, going toward Jasper. The incident happened around 10 a.m. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick confirmed the fatalities.
2 charged with capital murder after body found in Columbus
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Semi jackknife on Hwy. 69 closes road; possible fatalities
CULLMAN COUNTY- Emergency responders are on the scene of a severe crash on Alabama Highway 69, approximately 2 miles south of Bug Tussle, going toward Jasper.
Council suspends three public works employees
In a brief executive session that punctuated an otherwise light agenda, the council voted to suspend one of the employees for three days, and two others for two days each. All suspensions are without pay, and City Attorney Jeff Turnage said they came as a result of the workers failing to follow depa
Nick Saban on Butch Jones' role at Alabama, how it relates to Tennessee game
Just a year ago, Butch Jones was Tennessee's head coach. By Saturday, he'll return to Neyland Stadium as an analyst on the Crimson Tide staff. Nick Saban spoke out Jones' role Wednesday morning on the SEC media teleconference.
GMC Yukon overturns along Alomar Road
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A GMC Yukon overturns into a roadside ditch.It happened along Alomar Road just after 3 p.m. Wednesday.- Advertisement -The Yukon landed on the drivers side. The driver appeared to be able to crawl out of the vehicle without major injuries.The cause of the vehicles crash is u
Sale of Aliceville company complete - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
ALICEVILLE, AL (WCBI) – A Canadian firm has completed its majority purchase of an Aliceville company. Pinnacle Renewable Energy now owns 70% of the wood pellet production site formerly owned by Westervelt. Westervelt will remain a 30% shareholder in the facility. The completion of the sale will
Woman killed on Highway 280 Tuesday morning
Raycom Media/fileBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County Coroner’s office confirms a pedestrian was hit and killed on Highway 280 in front of Best Buy Tuesday morning.Lina Evans with the coroner’s office says she can’t release the victim’s name at this time because her family hasn’t been notified
Columbus PD Search for Gunman Behind Latest Homicide
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Police Chief Fred Shelton says Columbus’ latest homicide was not a random act.“I do strongly feel like somebody knows about this crime, or they may have at least been the last person that was there.”- Advertisement -
'The day I was born ... my mother placed me in a trash bag'
The story had churned inside Tori Welford since she learned the facts at age 17. She had even shared it once, in 2017, to a youth group at Ingalls Avenue Baptist Church in Pascagoula.
School bus involved in accident, children onboard
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) -- There is a report that a School Transportation Solutions school bus was involved in an accident at 31st Street and 12th Avenue North Birmingham. According to Adrienne Mitchell with Birmingham City Schools, the bus was hit in the rear by another car. Four students were on b
Search underway for man missing in Tuscaloosa
Authorities are asking for the public’s help finding a man missing from Tuscaloosa.John Malcolm Ellis was last seen early Monday in the area of Camille Lane, said Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Powell. Ellis may be wearing a blue windbreaker and is believed to be on foot.Anyone with inform
UPDATE: Gordon mayor stripped of his powers by town council
GORDON, Ala. (WDHN) — The people of Gordon are enraged after Mayor Elbert Melton, they said, left before the storm hit.
Sunday evening shooting victim identified
The investigation indicates that McClure was at the location to drop off his children. At some point he began arguing with the suspect, who is only described as a black male. The suspect then got into his vehicle, started driving off and fired multiple shots at the victim.
Gibson City mayor, his son witness 'jawdropping' Hurricane Michael
MARIANNA, Fla. — It was around 2 p.m. last Wednesday when the ravaging winds of Hurricane Michael hit the small city in Jackson County, Florida, where Gibson City Mayor Dan Dickey and his son, Jacob, were staying.
Aliceville Wins Region 5 in 36-6 Route of Southeastern
Aliceville traveled to Remlap, Alabama on Oct. 12 and came away with a 36-6 win over Southeastern, their sixth straight. The win solidified the Yellow Jackets’ position at the top of Region 5. Aliceville wins the region with the only region game remaining against Sumiton Christian this week since th
Search effort for missing Tuscaloosa County man continues
Day two of the search for a missing Tuscaloosa man came to an end Tuesday. John Malcolm Ellis, 80, was last seen at his home on Camille Lane near Highway 69 Monday morning.
Birmingham Zoo Receives Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award
The Birmingham Zoo has been nationally recognized by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for establishing excellence in diversity and inclusion with the Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity Award, significant achievement, for our Sensory Inclusive Zoo Initiative.