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Columbus Police officer will face no discipline after body-slamming man with reported mental illness onto the street

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - The City Council and Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton say they will not be taking any disciplinary action against the...

Columbus Public Works employee charged with aggravated assault

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - We now know the name of the Columbus Public Works employee accused of stabbing his co-worker. Lamarcus Davis is charged with...

Columbus city council places suspended men involved with stabbing

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - The Columbus city council met to discuss those workers involved in the stabbing incident. Mayor Robert Smith placed the men on...

Three people have been arrested in connection to murder of James Ryan Taylor

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) - Three people have been arrested in connecting to a man who's been missing since July of 2020. 29-year-old Joseph Lane...

Video of a Columbus police officer body slamming a man under investigation

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - Video of a Columbus police officer body-slamming a man is under investigation. https://youtu.be/nYKNSLYCEHM Police Chief Fred Shelton showed portions of social media...

Mayor of Starkville proposes city-wide curfew for minors as part of ongoing efforts to halt rising juvenile crime

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Tuesday, Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill called for a public hearing on the possibility of adopting a city-wide curfew for minors. This...

Louisville police investigate shooting leaving one dead,another injured

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- One man is dead and another is air-lifted after an early morning shooting in Louisville. Police Chief Sean Holdiness with the Louisville...

Chickasaw County homeowner held at gunpoint early Friday morning

CHICKASAW COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) - A Chickasaw County homeowner was held at gunpoint early Friday morning. Deputies say two masked intruders forced their way into...

Missing Gordo boy found safely in Georgia

PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) - A boy that was allegedly taken by a family member is found safe in Georgia. Four-year-old Khilan Bell was found...

Clay County man had his bond revoked in Clay Co. Justice Court

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) - We have an update on a Clay County burglary arrest from earlier this week. 37-year-old Edward Malone's bond was revoked...

Bessemer police have made an arrest in the death of a Columbus man

BESSEMER, Ala./COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - Bessemer, Alabama police make an arrest in the death of a Columbus man. Michael Jones was shot and killed nearly...

U.S. Marshals help Columbus police arrest man in connection to a shooting

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - The U.S. Marshals help Columbus police arrest a man in connection to a deadly shooting. Kenny Armistad is now behind bars. Police...

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Weekend Forecast

Warmer weather for Mother's Day weekend with some rain and storms possible.

WWII veteran Bradford Freeman honored with coining ceremony

CALEDONIA, Miss. (WCBI) - A second day of honors continues for a Lowndes County World War II veteran. Bradford Freeman is the last surviving original...

Aberdeen mayor to hold series of town hall meetings

Mayor Charles Scott has been meeting with local, state, and national leaders to network with various agencies and share ideas.

Nice Weekend, Storms Return Sunday Night

https://youtu.be/nc6gO18aA_4 SUMMARY: High pressure will continue to settle over the region this weekend bringing some more sunshine to the area today and tomorrow. Clouds move in...