A Columbia resident is asking a national civil rights organization to get involved in a recent DUI arrest.
According to the National Action Now Civil Rights Organization out of New Orleans, the group is investigating an alleged racial profiling and DUI arrest of Cynthia Walker and her daughter. Rev. Raymond Brown pleaded with the Columbia Board of Alderman Tuesday afternoon to drop the DUI charges. Police Chief Clint McMurry says an official complaint has been filed with the police department and they're investigating the alleged incident. All results will be made public once the investigation concludes. The DUI charges have not been dropped.
A Thursday night shooting injured one person and landed another behind bars in the Hub City. Ahmed Atiefa was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault after a shooting at Fat Boys, located at 819 Edwards Street just after 6 p.m. “A male threw a drink at the cashier, who was Atiefa, and he grabbed a gun and went around the counter and tried to kick the victim, and then shot the victim,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore. Th...More >>
Black Friday technically starts the day after Thanksgiving, but for many people, Black Friday starts on Thanksgiving.
People were lined up outside of retail stores such as Best Buy, Target, and JC Penny’s as early as 8 pm Thanksgiving Eve to be the first to catch the best deals.More >>