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Task force focuses on crime & drug addiction in Lowndes County - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
“If we don’t come together as a community to help stop this or to alleviate it, we’re going to lose a lot more young people. It’s great to see people from all walks of life, young, old, different professions, to come together as one, to bring our community together on the prevention of prescription
Columbus Police asked to help identify 1976 Illinois homicide victim
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI, CPD)- It’s a cold case that dates back more than 40 years in Illinois. Now Columbus Police are being recruited to help identify the homicide victim.The victim was found in a ditch in Morris, Illinois back in 1976.- Advertisement -
West Point police seek shoplifting suspect
WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - West Point police are asking for help identifying an alleged shoplifter.Police say the woman shown in the photos committed the act at Save-A-Lot and at Sunflower.Surveillance photos show the date as October 17.If you have any information, you’re asked to contact Golden Tri
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CAFB parents jailed for neglect of 7-week-old child
Deputies with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested Carissa Lee Vaccaro and Jordan Cox, both 24 of 4500 Alabama Ave. on Columbus Air Force Base, on Wednesday, according to a LCSO press release.
Hamilton man killed in car accident
HAMILTON, Miss. (WTVA) - A Hamilton man was killed in a Thursday afternoon traffic accident.The accident happened at approximately 12:18 p.m. at the intersection of Hamilton Road and Highway 45 at the traffic light.Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley identifies the deceased as Charles Adrian Berry, 87
'Unspeakable Crime' series on Jessica Chambers death concludes Saturday
Saturday's sixth installment was added to the five-part series to incorporate the second trial of Tellis after last October's first trial ended with a hung jury. The retrial, which concluded Oct. 1 in Batesville,resulted in a second mistrial. Jurors, from Oktibbeha County, were unable to reach a una
Parents charged with child neglect in Lowndes County
LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Two people are accused of not providing proper medical care to their child.Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge says on October 12, a seven-week-old infant was admitted to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, diagnosed with a broken femur bone.
Lowndes County Fight Leads To Two Witness Tampering Arrests - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
Tikelsia Barry Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's OfficeJustavia BarrySource: Lowndes County Sheriff’s OfficeTikelsia BarrySource: Lowndes County Sheriff’s OfficeLOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Two Lowndes County women are accused of fighting a witness in a criminal case, after they refuse to change th
Traffic stop leads to drug, burglary charges
Jeffery Walker, 29, of West Point was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and placed in the Chickasaw County Jail to await arraignment.
UPDATE: 2 charged with capital murder in Columbus
about a man found dead over the weekend in columbus. police have now charged two people with capital murder in the case. wtva's rebecca butcher spoke with a former teacher of the victim plus community members, and joins us live now. emily, this is heart-breaing news for the family of 34- year-old ma
Man arrested on drug charge
The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man on drug charges following a traffic stop in Houston over the weekend.The Chickasaw County Sheriff Department and Houston Police Department made a traffic stop Sunday, Oct. 14, on Highway 15 near Airport Road in Houston.
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
Which LSU Tigers should Mississippi State look out for most?
It goes without saying that LSU pulled arguably the upset of the season over Georgia, in what was one of its most memorable victories. That said, Mississippi State will throw the kitchen sink at them come Saturday. But that is of course easer said than done when going into Tiger Stadium in primetime
3 On Your Side Investigates: The Labor Day Murder
STARKVILLE, MS (WLBT) - Revolutionary technology finally gave police what they needed to crack a nearly 30-year-old murder case that rocked a north Mississippi city.“It’s tragic what happened in that house. I don’t like it. I don’t care where in the world you go -- you won’t find a worse crime than
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.
2 charged with capital murder after body found in Columbus
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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
Amory, like West Point, can benefit from joining NMHS
As a resident of West Point for the last 22 years, I have experienced how fortunate our community is to have been connected with the North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS) hospital and clinic system.Not too many years before our family moved here, Clay County had a taxpayer- [county-] owned hospit
Free flu shots to dozens of locals
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Most us enjoy free things. Even free flu shots.So it appeared that way Wednesday afternoon at the Outpatient Pavilion Conference.- Advertisement -Dozens showed up to get their flu shot to steer clear of the virus.Baptist Golden Triangle health officials will continue to prov