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Investigation Leads to Moonshine Bust in Lowndes County - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

There were gas and water lines dug up in rural Lowndes County, and after following where they led Alcohol & Beverage Control and Columbus-Lowndes Narcotics agents came upon what they’d been searching almost a week for, a moonshine still.

WCBI.COM - 2018-08-20 23:18:10

One man killed in weekend shooting in West Point

The victim, Aaron Fenton, 26, of West Point, was killed when he was shot at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Fifth Street and Progress Street, according to West Point Police Chief Avery Cook. Cook did not release details on the extent of the victim's injuries, but said Fenton's body had been

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-08-20 11:30:10

Victim in fatal West Point shooting identified

young man died according to police after a shooting. he's now been identified. that happened near progress and fifth street early this afternoon... that's where we find wtva's taylor smith. she bring us the very latest so far in the investigation. taylor, what do we know? rebecca i went to the scene

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-20 04:47:22

Alabama girl's slaying unsolved 15 years later

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — People recognize Beth Thompson. It may take them a minute, but eventually it clicks.

TIMES DAILY - 2018-08-20 20:24:20

Amory woman arrested for conspiracy to commit a crime

According to the Amory Police Department, Portia Jean Holland, 44, of Amory was arrested for conspiracy to commit a crime. Bond was set at $2,500 by Monroe County Justice Court Kevin Crook.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 15:45:00

Parents, students find apartment building in disrepair

"There was a pretty significant punch-list of things that still needed to get done that had either been overlooked, or really, really shoddy craftsmanship," Berg said, "There are some security issues we were worried about, our balcony door didn't have a handle at all, latches to the windows were mis

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-20 17:37:21

A Rival Coach Is Accusing Nick Saban Of Cheating At Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 22: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on during the game against the Western Carolina Catamounts at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-08-19 15:36:09

A thought experiment: Which ACC program could make sense for Jalen Hurts? - ACCSports.com

Let’s start this post with an announcement: this is completely unsourced speculation. For a variety of reasons, I don’t actually think this will happen. However, it’s an interesting thought experiment.

ACCSPORTS.COM - 2018-08-20 17:13:06

2 people found dead at home in Forsyth County

Boy dying from leukemia wants racing stickers for his casketMARTA service resumes after 2 people were hit by train, police sayDrugs hidden in cappuccino maker at convenience store, police say

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 12:07:43

BREAKING: A Shooting In West Point Leaves One Dead - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

Advertisement -Assistant Police Chief Kennedy Meaders says the shooter is at-large.Investigators are continuing to gather information.WCBI will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

WCBI.COM - 2018-08-19 20:07:58

Aberdeen resident turns tragedy into passion for cooking

ABERDEEN – Heather Stewart Wall wears many hats – wife, mother, foster parent and cook. While she started cooking at a young age, a personal tragedy in recent years prompted the launch of her catering business.“My dad put me in the kitchen when I was 9 years old. I burnt my first pancakes then and I

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 12:00:00

Police: One Man Killed In West Point Shooting

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) -One man is dead in West Point, after police confrim a shooting happened Sunday.Police Chief Avery Cook tells WTVA, the incident happened near Progress Street and Fifth Street.

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-19 16:47:00

Why one north Mississippi D.A. thinks special prosecutors hold the key in police shootings

When Ricky Ball, a black man pulled over by three Columbus police officers in 2015, was fatally shot by a cop during that traffic stop, Lowndes County was two-and-a-half weeks away from electing a new district attorney.Days after new D.A. Scott Colom took office, community organizers delivered a pet

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 11:00:00

Man flees from Columbus police

gun.... in columbus... a man is in custody after police say they found a stolen gun.... police chief fred shelton says officers stopped a car near the waffle house last night... the passenger, elijah young, tried to run from officers, but was caught behind the restaurant... shelton says officers fou


Person injured in reported accidental shooting

According to a department press release, officers responded to an incident at Eveningside Apartments at about 5 p.m. Saturday. The victim, according to the release, sustained a non-life-threatening injury in the incident.


15-year-old boy charged with capital murder in Jefferson County drug-deal slaying

Austin Lee Nunn, 22, was found shot to death July 19 at his Levine Avenue homein Sayre. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded about 2:15 p.m. that Thursday after receiving information the victim was unresponsive and appeared to have been beaten. He was pronounced dead on the scene.


West Point police search for gun thieves caught on camera

new this evening... west point police are asking for your help identifying two people...accused of stealing guns from a local businees... wtva's daniella oropeza joins us in the breaking news center with what you should be on the look out for... this incident happened early this morning around 12:42


Alabama dodges raindrops to hold second scrimmage of Fall Camp

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UA Athletics) -The Alabama Crimson Tide held its second scrimmage of the fall on Saturday afternoon at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The workout lasted roughly 130 plays and just under two hours on a cloudy and humid Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa.The scrimmage, which was delayed nearly

WTOK-TV - 2018-08-19 19:00:00

Mayor calls for Searcy Hospital to be reopened

Searcy Hospital is more than a century old but for most of the last decade, it ‘s been treated like a dump, abandoned and left to rot.


15-year-old charged in Jefferson County murder

GRAYSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) -- A 15-year-old north Jefferson County teen has been charged with murder for the shooting death of a Sayre man on July 19th.Deputies were called to the 4200 block of Levine Avenue near Graysville and found 22-year-old Austin Lee Nunn dead on the scene. A medical examination