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Columbus man to spend 35 years in MDOC for 2015 club shooting

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Friday will spend 35 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Starkville settles Pride lawsuit

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Starkville aldermen have accepted the terms of a settlement agreement for Starkville Pride's federal lawsuit against the city for denying its parade request.

OCH could decide on affiliation by June

Posted earlier today in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The OCH Regional Medical Center's Board of Trustees held the last of three meetings Thursday to evaluate proposals from three health care systems vying for an affiliation with the hospital.

Columbus resident arrested for possession of child pornography

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus resident faces charges for multiple counts of child exploitation from the state Attorney General's Office.

Ex-Columbus HS teacher found guilty of soliciting student for sex

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A former Columbus High School chorus teacher will spend seven years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, following a guilty verdict in a child exploitation case this week.

Recovering the past: Archaeological project hopes to confirm Union soldiers' graves in Friendship Cemetery

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

On Memorial Day in 1866, barely a year after the end of the Civil War, a group of Columbus women decorated the Friendship Cemetery graves of Confederate soldiers -- along with the graves of several unknown Union soldiers.

Woman arrested for stabbing male acquaintance

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

A Columbus woman faces aggravated assault charges after a stabbing incident, according to Columbus police.

 

East Columbus Rite-Aid converts to Walgreens

Posted earlier today in Columbus & Lowndes County

The signage still identifies it as Rite-Aid, but the pharmacy at the Gateway Shopping Center in east Columbus is now operating as a Walgreens.

 

Arrest report 5-25-18

Posted earlier today in Area

 

Ex-mayor who had legal problems hired as tourism consultant

Posted earlier today in State

A former Mississippi mayor who faced legal problems has been hired to promote tourism in another town.

 

 

US forecasters expect 10-16 tropical storms in active season

Posted earlier today in National

U.S. government forecasters said Thursday that they expect an active Atlantic hurricane season -- an announcement that came as odds increased that the first tropical weather system of the year was forming in the Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

North Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

Posted earlier today in National

North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, (in) any format," a remarkably restrained and diplomatic response, from a nation noted for its proud belligerence, to U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt cancellation of a summit with the North's autocratic leader, Kim Jong Un.

 

 

Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

Posted earlier today in National

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman apologized on Thursday to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior, after CNN reported that multiple women have accused the A-list actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings.

 

 

Shooting survivors share their stories with Texas governor

Posted earlier today in National

Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe.

 

 

Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

Posted earlier today in National

Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump's campaign.

 

 

Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

Posted earlier today in National

A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.

 

 

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

Posted earlier today in National

President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction.

 

 

Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake

Posted earlier today in National

The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled, according to federal investigators.

 

 

Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender in sex assault probe

Posted earlier today in National

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement.

 

 

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