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Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency

Posted 12/14/2018 in State

A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to waive all his appeals.



Alabama AG taking over case of black man killed by police

Posted 12/14/2018 in National

The investigation of the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer inside Alabama's largest shopping mall is now in the hands of the state attorney general, he announced Thursday.



Court: Florida police can use 'stand your ground' law

Posted 12/14/2018 in National

Florida law enforcement officers can invoke the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law to protect them from criminal prosecution in some instances of deadly force, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday.



Paralyzed teen gets 5 years in shooting death of his friend

Posted 12/14/2018 in State

A paralyzed teenager in Mississippi has been sentenced to five years in prison in the shooting death of another teen he described as his best friend.



Boy Scouts' money struggles: Is bankruptcy an option?

Posted 12/14/2018 in National

The Boy Scouts of America deflected questions about a report suggesting it is considering seeking bankruptcy protection, though the head of the organization said it is exploring "all options" as it tries to stay afloat while facing sexual abuse lawsuits and dwindling membership.



Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US

Posted 12/14/2018 in National

A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear -- but there were no signs of explosives, and authorities said the scare appeared to be a crude extortion attempt.



Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

Posted 12/14/2018 in National

In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally.


CPD will go longer without an assistant chief

Posted 12/13/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Police Department will go a little longer without an assistant chief after the background check of the latest preferred candidate disqualified him from consideration.

From the tip jar to a total community effort: Happy Irby Christmas Fund to serve 350 children in its 60th year

Posted 12/13/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Bruce Hanson stood aside, watching as dozens of Columbus Air Force Base personnel flew through a massive gift-wrapping project with what could only be described as military efficiency. Plastic bags of clothing flew out of boxes and onto folding tables where they were placed in gift boxes. The boxes were wrapped in green or red gift wrap and moved to the side of the room, each according to which school its recipient attends.

Fire rating could reduce home insurance rates

Posted 12/13/2018 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Columbus Fire and Rescue now boasts a Class 3 rating from the Mississippi State Rating Bureau, city officials announced in a press conference Wednesday at Regal Hall. The new rating improves CFR from a Class 4 department and places it among the five highest-rated fire departments in the state. Most notably, the new rating could save city homeowners up to 20 percent on insurance premiums.

Business Moves with Mary: Cadence Bank building in Starkville listed for sale again

Posted 12/13/2018 in Business

Starkville's Cadence Bank main branch building, located at 301 E. Main St., is again listed for sale. The more than 30,000 square-foot building is listed for $2.5 million.

Lynn Lane projects aim to improve traffic flow

Posted 12/13/2018 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

The city will soon initiate a pair of improvement projects to intersections on Lynn Lane to help traffic flow.


Business brief: Leadership Mississippi graduates

Posted 12/13/2018 in Business



Building permits 12-13-18

Posted 12/13/2018 in Business



AP Interview: Sen. Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

Posted 12/13/2018 in National

Sen. Doug Jones said Alabama's soybean farmers and automobile manufacturers are "scared to death" over President Donald Trump's tariff wars, but he cautioned Democrats from spending too much time attacking the president as the party tries to win back heartland voters ahead of the 2020 presidential election.



Congress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poor

Posted 12/13/2018 in National

After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid.



Police sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

Posted 12/13/2018 in National

The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own.



As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Posted 12/13/2018 in National

President Donald Trump has now been abandoned by two of his most powerful protectors, his longtime lawyer and the company that owns the National Enquirer tabloid, bringing a perilous investigation into his campaign one step closer to the Oval Office.



'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Posted 12/13/2018 in National

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's one-time fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to conceal his boss' alleged sexual affairs, telling a judge that he agreed time and again to cover up Trump's "dirty deeds" out of "blind loyalty."



Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

Posted 12/13/2018 in National

An earthquake that struck eastern Tennessee early Wednesday could be felt as far away as Atlanta, the U.S. Geological Survey said.



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