Superior Court Judge Gil McBride had set an Oct. 30 trial date for Raheam Gibson, Rufus Burks and Jervarceay Tapley, but defense attorneys in a pretrial hearing Monday persuaded the judge they could not be prepared by then.
Nedra King, 54, was one of about 45 women who showed up last week for a Breast Cancer Awareness event for women living with mental illness and/or addiction. The program, hosted by New Horizons Behavioral Health, was held in a room at the Mildred Terry Public Library, where the women arrived all decked out in pink for the occasion.
Columbus firefighters and EMS pulled a woman from her Honda CRV after the car went into the Chattahoochee River at the ramp below the Phenix City Amphitheater Sunday. She was transported her to the Midtown Medical Center for evaluation. Columbus police were still investigating in the incident at the time of this report
Columbus Police Sgt. Wendy Holland describes texts on the phone of Jacquawn Clark, and video sequences of Demonde Dicks, Jr., Clark the day Dicks, Jr., was killed at Double Churches Park. Clark is one of three men on trial for murder
Stacey Jackson, the defense attorney representing Marcus Terrell Marshall,33, of Columbus, answers a few questions from the media Friday morning after a preliminary hearing in Columbus Recorder's Court for Kenneth James,49, of Phenix City. Both men were arrested October 16 and have been charged with trafficking in cocaine.
Hundreds attended the 21st Annual Historic Linwood Foundation Fall Ramble Thursday evening at Columbus' historic Linwood Cemetery. The sunset tour featured presentations by reenactors portraying some of the local people involved in the establishment of Camp Benning. The tour was dubbed "The Beginning of Camp Benning" and also featured presentations about a World War I casualty and a local physician who was a victim of the Spanish flu.
Arcrista Rutledge speaks Friday morning after a Columbus Recorder's Court hearing for her son, Kenneth James,49, of Phenix City. James was arrested Oct. 16 and, along with Marcus Terrell Marshall,33, of Columbus,faces charges of trafficking in cocaine.
Former Harris County Sheriff's deputy Thomas Pierson apologized to his victims, his family and his former colleagues for his actions that lead to a 17-year sentence on two counts of sexual assault on a person in custody plus six related charges
Marcus Terrell Marshall, 33, of Columbus pleaded not guilty to one count each of trafficking in cocaine, fleeing to elude police, obstruction of a police officer, a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, improper backing and possession of drug related objects after his 3:30 p.m. arrest at 1751 Williams.
Columbus Recorder's Court Judge Julius Hunter continued Wednesday afternoon a hearing for Kenneth James,49, until Friday morning at 9 a.m. after James requested time so he and his family can hire a private attorney of their choice to defend him. James was arrested Oct. 16 along with Marcus Terrell Marshall,33, and has been charged with trafficking in cocaine. Police and agents seized approximately 26.45 pounds of powder cocaine with an estimated street value of approximately $1 Million during the operation.
Participants in the Retired Senior Volunteer Program meet at the at the Fox Senior Center in Columbus to sew and create lap blankets for donation to Columbus Hospice. Nancy Hall, a longtime volunteer with the program, said they also create them for the Ronald McDonald House when they have child-related material on hand. She said the group uses donated materials to create the lap blankets and is in need of more fabric. Hall said those wishing to donate material can drop it off at the center. The Fox Senior Center is located at 3720 5th Avenue in Columbus. The phone number is (706) 225-4653. The center's hours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.