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Bailing on jury duty will lead to severe consequences

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- Being summoned for jury duty may not be everyone's favorite thing to do, but being there on that court date...

Devaughn pleads guilty to capital murder in 30-year-old Starkville cold case

Michael Devaughn pleaded guilty late to the murder of Betty Jones of Starkville. A second charge of the sexual battery of Kathryn Crigler was dismissed.

Inmate serving 40 years for two sex crimes dies in state prison

Mississippi Department of Corrections said 64-year-old Roger Lynn Holliman died at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility Tuesday.

Calhoun County man accused of stealing vehicle, running over brother

Sheriff Greg Pollan says the incident started about 12:30 AM on Highway 341, just south of Vardaman.

Lowndes County man charged with child sex crime

30-year-old Randy Watkins is facing a molesting charge. Deputies say the investigation started in late July.

Baldwyn woman charged in connection with arson at a Lee Co. landmark

The fire happened about a week ago at Barnett Bridge on County Road 1213. That's in the Pratts Community.

Child Protection Services employee accused of child sex crimes

26-year-old Lauren Cavness was indicted on two counts of sexual battery, child exploitation, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Sweet potato crops on pace for an average yield despite challenges

About a third of Mississippi's sweet potato crop is grown in Calhoun County, where MSU extension service agents say things look promising.

Former sheriff’s deputy accused of impersonating a police officer

A citation report filed reports that a Kentucky State Trooper pulled Terry Franklin over for speeding, near Elizabethtown.

Columbus man dies in single-car crash

Coroner Greg Merchant said the wreck happened just after dark in South Lowndes County Tuesday night.

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Quiet Monday but some rain chances will return this week

https://youtu.be/10GKCWQWUa0 SUMMARY: We'll have a quiet & warm start to our new workweek on Monday. Another cold front late Tuesday into Wednesday will bring us...

Zachary’s hosts fundraiser benefit

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Helping a friend was the goal of a fundraiser at Zachary's in Columbus on Sunday, April, 11. The restaurant partnered with other...

Area coaches and athletes awarded with “Night of Champions”

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)- Coaches and students from area middle schools and high schools were honored for their work with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. District...