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AL man arrested for murder in Ft. Mitchell Dollar General deadly shooting

RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - An arrest has been made in connection with the deadly Fort Mitchell Dollar General shooting. Justin Davidson, 26, was arrested at Columbus Regional Hospital Tuesday, Jan. 16. Davidson was charged with being a fugitive from justice based on the Alabama warrant for murder.

WSFA - 2018-01-16 18:00:39

Opelika police trying to ID suspect in Troy Bank & Trust robbery

Using images from security cameras, Opelika Police Department is trying to identify one of the suspects at the scene of a Jan. 11 robbery at the Troy Bank & Trust , 2701 Frederick Road, suite 101. Anyone who may recognize the suspect or has any information on the crime should call the Opelika Police

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-17 02:42:00

Man dies following accident on Hwy. 280 in Phenix City

A man died Monday following an accident on Highway 280 in Phenix City. Twenty-three-year-old Jonathan Smith was the passenger in a sedan that collided with a semi-truck. The car drifted into oncoming traffic before colliding with the truck. Smith and the driver of the car were taken to Midtown Medic

WTVM - 2018-01-16 23:52:11

Four suspects fired shots at man after breaking into his truck, Columbus police say

Four men fired several shots at a Columbus man after breaking into his truck at his Jason Court home, authorities said. He was able to escape the 5:35 a.m. incident without injury, but his vehicle was damaged. Columbus police were called to the victim's Jason Court home near Whitesville Road aroun

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 23:48:00

Columbus police officer placed on leave after drug arrest

Officials announced Tuesday morning that the Columbus police officer who was arrested Saturday afternoon on drug-related charges has been placed on administrative leave without pay. Officer Sameen Mitchell, who joined the patrol division on Jan. 30, and Chelsea Moses face one count each of possessi

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 19:58:00

Winter storm update: Here are school closings in Columbus area

Phenix City Schools is the first Columbus area district to announce whether classes will be conducted Wednesday as the Chattahoochee Valley prepares for a winter storm. In a news release at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Phenix City Schools announced, "All entities of Phenix City Schools will be closed Wednesday.

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 19:27:00

Alabama state Rep. George Bandy of Opelika dies

State Rep. George Bandy of Opelika, who had represented an east Alabama district since 1994, died this morning in a Macon, Ga., hospital. Bandy was 72. House spokesman Clay Redden announced the death in a press release. No other information was available. Bandy, a Democrat, represented House Distric

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 17:02:21

Man charged with statutory rape and furnishing obscene materials to minors

The Special Victims Unit has arrested a man on a statutory rape charge , Columbus police said Tuesday. Raheem James McClam, 19, also is charged with electronically furnishing obscene material to minors after his arrest. He is held in the Muscogee County Jail for Recorder's Court hearing at 9 a.m. We

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 23:38:00

KCK Police release photos, surveillance video related to December shooting

The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect and suspect vehicle in a December 2017 shooting. Officers were called to the 1200 block of Kansas Avenue around 4:41 p.m. on December 30 to investigate a shooting. When they arrived, they found a Hispanic

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-17 00:17:00

26-year-old man accused of shooting at KCPD officers, breaking out window of patrol car

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 26-year-old man now faces several charges for shooting at police officers in Kansas City late Saturday night, according to accusations in new court documents released Tuesday by the county prosecutor's office. According to the police department and court documents, Isaiah Jack

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-16 17:58:19

Man charged with opening fire on KCPD officers in marked police cruiser

Isaiah D. Jackson, 26, charged with two counts of assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon Updated: 11:25 AM CST Jan 16, 2018 Isaiah D. Jackson, 26, charged with two counts of assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon A Kansas City man has been charged with shooting

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-16 17:25:00

Dangerous cold blasts Kansas City, cancels school for thousands - KCTV5

A bitterly cold air mass continues to build into the Kansas City metro area. The temperatures are currently below zero and wind chill temperatures are between 15 and 20 below, with the potential to fall even further. "With wind chills this cold, exposed skin can get frostbite in less than 30 minutes

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-16 15:24:00

Extreme cold brings increased risked of hypothermia and frostbite

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The extreme cold temperatures Kansas City has been experiencing could cause serious health issues if you do not dress properly when heading outside. A local paramedic warns that two of the major health risks associated with cold weather are frostbite and hypothermia. Cat Edison s

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-16 14:47:46

As one KC man has learned, frigid temperatures throughout metro are wreaking havoc on water pipes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This winter has been particularly cold to salon owner Timothy Aguilar. "There's no water. There hasn't been. It's pretty darn dry for a couple of days in the kitchen," Aguilar said. "Today's the 16th. January 16th. Technically I only moved in this place 32 days ago, and I've had

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-17 00:29:30

Local convenience store using shame, social media, and a little humor to fight shoplifting

A Kansas City convenience store is using humor to fight back against thieves...and it's working. There are more than two dozen cameras set up inside area Fav Trip stores. But the mere existence of the cameras didn't deter thieves...until the chain's founder took to social media with his own spin on

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-17 03:47:00

Man charged in I-29 business robberies in court

A 26-year-old man faces two criminal cases, one in Buchanan County and another in Platte County, for his actions in October. The state charged Dylan Cornett with first-degree assault and armed criminal action in Buchanan County. He's accused of taking four packs of cigarettes on Oct. 29 from Farris

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 16:27:00

San Jose: Authorities identify ax-carrying man fatally shot by police

SAN JOSE - Authorities have identified a 27-year-old man shot and killed by San Jose police during a confrontation at a power plant last week where he was carrying an ax and was reportedly armed with several other weapons. Thompson Nguyen, a San Jose resident, died Jan. 9 at the Metcalf Energy Cente

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:43:29

San Jose: Arrest of adult-teen robbery crew highlights new wave of 'gang' crimes

SAN JOSE - A robbery crew made up mostly of teenagers has been arrested in connection with at least 30 robberies and carjackings in San Jose dating back to last spring, and is being treated as a gang despite having no conventional gang ties, authorities said. Seven adults and five juveniles - most o

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:02:49

Three San Jose middle schools, district office burglarized, vandalized

SAN JOSE - Three schools and the district office of the Alum Rock Union School District were vandalized and ransacked in the past week, district officials said Tuesday. Officials confirmed that vandals targeted Ocala STEAM Academy, Sheppard Middle School, George Middle School and the district's huma

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-01-17 01:59:47

VIDEO: Woman who just turned 40 dies days after catching the flu

SAN JOSE, California (KRON) - The family of a California woman who died after contracting the flu is speaking about her death in the hope it will alert others to the spread of the potentially deadly virus. Katie Oxley Thomas, of San Jose, was just 40 years old. KRON-TV spoke with her brother on Tues

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-17 02:56:49