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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

Trial set for house parent accused of sexual battery

Seth Copes, 44, is accused of molesting eight-year-old twin girls in May 2006, although the girls did not come forward until 2012, when the children related multiple incidents of sexual touching by Copes to their grandmother.

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Tennessee man arrested for Starkville sexual assault

According to the victim, the assault happened on Colonel Muldrow Avenue in the early morning hours of Aug. 12. Police issued a felony arrest warrant for Nicholas Winchester, 22, of Milan, Tennessee.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 15:39:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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


Rice takes responsibility for Columbus' loss

Columbus will play three of this season's most highly regarded teams -- West Point, Noxubee County, and Starkville -- in the first three weeks of the 2018 season. Those teams combined to win 39 games last season, three Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) North State championships,


Priscella Circle armed robbery suspect arrested

Lafarris Shaquille Barker, 24, of Columbus was arrested Wednesday. LCSO is currently seeking another suspect in the robbery who it has identified as Larry Mandle Hudgins III, 23, also of Columbus.


Police: Man arrested after stolen gun found

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A man was arrested after a stolen gun was found in a bag he dropped while trying to run from police Thursday night, according to Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton.Police stopped a car near the Waffle House in Columbus, Shelton said. The passenger, Elijah Young, tried to run


School news: Columbus students selected for MSA

Aneth Alvarez (dance), Jacob Browning (vocal music) and Elijah Karriem (vocal music), all of Columbus, have the opportunity to complete their junior and senior years of high school at the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) in Brookhaven.MSA is an 11th- and 12th-grade visual and performing arts res


Partial to Home: A single photograph, a glut of memories

The dirt from the parking lot cast a yellow hue outside like the yellow of an old photograph ... underneath the hue was the fluorescent light within set off by neon beer signs, old brick walls, vinyl booths, Aunt Barbara's rouge and Boo Boo's blue eyes.


Voice of the people: Susan B. Morris

With respect to your feature story about the city of Columbus withdrawing support for the LINK, I applaud the city for requesting accountability and voting with taxpayers' pocketbooks in mind. It is unclear whether there is, or has been, appropriate accountability over the LINK. Their IRS-filed Form


Columbus Police Investigate a Saturday Shooting - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus Police are investigating an incident reported as an accidental shooting.It happened at Evening-side Apartments in Columbus around 5 p.m this evening.- Advertisement -The victim was shot by another person is reporting that it was an accident.The victim received non-l

WCBI.COM - 2018-08-19 04:28:18