North of the Lake Area, a Columbia police officer is pleading guilty in connection to the death a child.
Andrea Heese entered her plea Tuesday morning.
She’s accused of running over a four-year-old at a local high school when she drove her squad car onto a side walk.
Heese is pleading guilty to careless and imprudent driving, but she was initially charged with involuntary manslaughter.
Heese could be facing up to a year in jail.