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Rollover accident on U.S. Hwy. 431, passenger ejected, road closed

News Leader 9 is learning of reports that a rollover accident has occurred on U.S. Hwy. 431 this morning. The accident, where one passenger was ejected from the vehicle, occurred near Old Seale Rd. Two people have been taken to a local hospital. U.S. Hwy. 431 northbound is closed and traffic is bein

WTVM - 2018-03-17 14:32:34

Teen dies after SUV overturns on U.S. 431 south of Phenix City

A Lawrenceville, Ga., teen died Saturday after the SUV he was riding in left the road and overturned on U.S. 431, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said. Charles Boykins, 19, was pronounced dead at the former Midtown Medical Center, now Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Campus, shortly after the 8

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-18 02:00:00

Multiple alcohol-related arrests on St. Patrick's Day in Columbus

The Columbus Police Department has reported multiple alcohol-related arrests on St. Patrick's Day. CPD reported five arrests were made with charges of driving under the influence and one more arrest for drinking in public. 28-year-old Shonte Green, 30-year-old Samuel Crosby, 30-year-old Tiana Prathe

WTVM - 2018-03-18 20:16:52

7 shot at Louisville nightclub

State: Voicemail about cracking in bridge wasn't picked upState: Voicemail about cracking in bridge wasn't picked up Posted: Friday, March 16 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-03-17 02:53:51 GMT Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-03-17 10:44:13 GMT State officials say two days before a catastrophi

WSFA - 2018-03-17 09:27:11

Tuskegee man dies in single-vehicle crash

A Tuskegee man died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Macon County, according to a release from Alabama State Troopers. William Earl Howard, 55, was killed when the 2002 Cadillac Escalade he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree, according to the release. He was pronounced dead at the s

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-17 18:55:00

BREAKING: Columbus Police respond to shooting on 32nd ave., possible injuries

In a story News Leader 9 brought you first on air, Columbus Police and EMS have confirmed they are responding to a shooting on 32nd Avenue. We working to gather further details on injuries related to the incident. News Leader 9 has a crew on scene gathering the latest. Copyright 2018 WTVM. All right

WTVM - 2018-03-18 02:15:34

Lee County, AL Sheriff's Office searching for missing 13-year-old

The Lee County, Alabama Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance in locating a missing 13-year-old girl. Kimberly Ann Wall was last seen at her residence in Salem, Alabama Thursday, March 15 before midnight. According to law enforcement, Wall may be in Birmingham, Alabama area. Wall is


Police fire Taser to subdue fleeing suspect in Oakland Park

Police fired a Taser at a fleeing suspect after a car chase ended in Columbus early Saturday. Jarvis Culpepper, 26, of Columbus was taken into custody at 4:33 a.m. at Rice Street and Sharp Avenue in Oakland Park. He faces one count each of fleeing and eluding police, hit and run, striking an unatten

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-17 21:34:00

Tuskegee man dies in single-vehicle crash in Macon County

A crash near Macon County 79 Saturday has claimed the life of a man the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says. According to ALEA, William Earl Howard, 55, of Tuskegee, has died as a result of a single-vehicle crash. Officials say the crash happened just short of 8 a.m. on Macon County 26 nearly 12 mil

WSFA - 2018-03-17 19:45:52

Two Opelika, Dadeville men arrested in an multi-state child exploitation investigation

An Opelika man and Dadeville man were two of 12 arrested in Alabama during a multi-state child exploitation investigation by multiple Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces. Timothy Haughery, of Opelika, charged with one count of dissemination of child pornography and four counts of Pos


Auburn police investigating robbery reported at PNC Bank on South College Street

Auburn police are investigating a bank robbery, according to police scanner traffic, at the PNC Bank located at the corner of University and South College Street in Auburn, next to the Winn Dixie. A police spokesman declined to answer reporters' questions at the scene and said the department would i


2 suspects wanted in Opelika for trying to use counterfeit money at Petco

Two suspects are accused of trying to purchase items using counterfeit money at Petco in Opelika. The incident happened March 6 at Petco located in the Tiger Town shopping mall. Security cameras captured photos of the suspects. The first suspect is described as a male with facial hair who is approxi


Woman dies after head-on collision with pickup truck, officials say

A 25-year-old woman died Monday evening following a Opelika crash on West Point Parkway that also seriously injured another driver, according the Lee County Coroner's Office. Taylor Alexander Webster, one of the two drivers in the head-on collision, was pronounced dead at 6:40 p.m. She died from mu


1 person dead after crash on Highway 29 in Opelika

(File: CBS) OPELIKA, Ala. - First responders are on the scene of a two car crash along Highway 29 north in Opelika. It appears to be a head on collision. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris is on the scene. We understand one person has passed away and another person has been flown to a local hospital fo


Man charged with vehicular homicide after 2 people died in JR Allen crash

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police have arrested a man for vehicular homicide following an accident on JR Allen that killed two people on Feb. 14. Darion Mitchell, 30, is charged in the deaths of Lee Edward Heath, 47, of Phenix City and Anthony Jenson, 32, of Columbus. The pedestrians were hit an


Man pleads guilty to stabbing wife 21 times, trying to slit teen son's throat

A north Alabama man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for stabbing his wife multiple times and trying to cut his 14-year-old son's throat. Joel Andres Lopez has pleaded guilty to trying to his wife and teen son. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison.Ashley Remkus | aremkus@al.com Joel Andres Lope


Two beauty-shop robbery suspects sought by Opelika police

Opelika police are searching for two third-degree robbery suspects involved in a Feb. 15 incident at a local beauty shop on Pepperell Parkway, according to a release from the Opelika Police Department. On that day, authorities responded to the robbery report from a clerk at Golden Beauty Salon at ap


Efforts to find Eufaula man on disability, missing since November

EUFAULA, Al - The Eufaula family of Bennie "Pig" Moore is begging the public to help find the man who's been missing for months. News Three's Ashley Garrett spoke with his family and police just moments ago. "Reporter: What was it like going through Christmas and New Year's Day not having your lov


VIDEO: Several cows spotted roaming around Smiths Station, AL

SMITHS STATION, AL (WTVM) - Pictures and videos are circulating across social media as cows were spotted crossing the street near Smiths Station on Wednesday. "Somebody's cows are loose on 280 between Opelika and Phenix City," the Opelika Bulleting Board posted on Facebook. Opelika Bulletin Board Sa