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Coroner releases name of woman killed in wreck on Steam Mill Road

A 31-year-old Columbus woman was killed late Thursday in a wreck on Steam Mill Road, Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said. Claudia Nicole Johnson was pronounced dead on the scene at 11:07 p.m. Her body will be transported to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Decatur for an autops

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 16:13:00

Truck driver dead after crash between two 18-wheelers on I-459

One man is dead following a rush-hour crash between two 18-wheelers on Interstate 459 in Bessemer. The wreck happened about 7:15 a.m. on I-459 north at the Eastern Valley Road exit. Bessemer police Lt. Christian Clemons it appears traffic was slowing down from an earlier vehicle fire when one 18-whe

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 14:52:38

Some Columbus roads still closed due to icy conditions after winter storm

The Department of Public Works continued to control traffic on several roads throughout the city Thursday due to slick ice that just would not melt. As of 4 p.m. Thursday, there were still seven roads with barricades, a significant reduction from the 82 roads closed Wednesday, according to an email

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 02:07:00

FATAL ACCIDENT: One person is dead after a single- vehicle crash in Lee County

LEE COUNTY, Ala (WRBL) -- - Lee County Sheriff's Jay Jones confirms one person is dead after a single- vehicle crash at the intersection of Alabama Highway 169 in the Salem Community. Coroner Bill Harris tells News 3 it appears the victim was driving a truck while pulling a U-Haul, when the truck sl

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:42:51

Man arrested in Ft. Mitchell deadly shooting no longer in Muscogee Co. Jail

The suspect arrested in a deadly shooting at a Fort Mitchell Dollar General store is no longer in the Muscogee County Jail. Justin Davidson was arrested Monday at Midtown Medical Center. The day before his arrest, he spoke exclusively to News Leader 9 from his hospital bed. Davidson is accused of fa

WTVM - 2018-01-19 02:24:01

1 person dies following accident on Lee Co. Rd. 175 in Salem

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - One person has died following a single-vehicle accident in Lee County on Friday. The driver was pinned on Lee County Road 175 and 169 in Salem, AL. News Leader 9 is on the scene gathering more details. Copyright 2017 WTVM. All rights reserved. | For more news, download the

WSFA - 2018-01-19 17:25:18

Wal-Mart shoplifter found with $6,400 in meth claimed ownership of drugs, police say

A man was allegedly found with $6,400 worth of meth Jan. 11 while shoplifting from the Wal-Mart store on Gateway, according to testimony in Columbus Recorder's Court. William Burch, 35, pleaded not guilty to trafficking meth, shoplifting and possession of meth. He was ordered held in the Muscogee C

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 21:05:00

City of Opelika closing some facilities early

OPELIKA, Ala. - The City of Opelika will be closing certain facilities early. Parks and Recreation will close at 5 p.m. Thursday and will delay opening until 8 a.m. Friday. Lewis Cooper, Jr. Memorial Library will close at 5 p.m. Thursday and will open at normal business hours Friday, January 19.

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-18 19:30:18

Two men die from flu in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A staggering 2,181 flu cases have been confirmed in El Paso County so far this season, which is almost seven times greater than the 320 cases reported at this time last year. In addition to the rising number of flu cases, the Department of Public Health confirmed the death of

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2018-01-18 21:28:11

El Paso County woman arrested for stabbing man to death

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - A 22-year-old woman was arrested by El Paso County deputies early Wednesday morning for allegedly stabbing a man to death just south of Colorado Springs. According to a news release from the sheriff's office, Tatyana King was booked and charged with first-degree murder. The s

KRDO - 2018-01-18 00:19:20

ABC-7 First Alert: Storm system brings strong westerly winds

EL PASO, Texas - The ABC-7 StormTRACK Weather team issued and ABC-7 First Alert for Saturday night and Sunday morning. Warmer temperatures are on tap for the borderland Friday afternoon with occasional breezes around 10 to 15 mph. The warm above normal temperatures will continue Saturday but a storm

KVIA - 2018-01-19 17:33:25

Las Cruces man who killed mother could be set free

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A man who killed his mother in 2007 could be set free and ABC-7 has learned it's something prosecutors, his family and his own attorney don't want. At the time of the deadly shooting, Justin Quintana admitted to gunning down his mother, Susan Kuchma, with her own service we

KVIA - 2018-01-19 01:29:38

Police: 12-year-old girl who ran away from east El Paso home may be in danger

Kristina Tomblin, 12, was last seen around 1 p.m. Thursday on the 1300 block of Hookridge Drive near Yarbrough Drive in east El Paso. Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a runaway teen who may be in danger. Police said Kristina Tomblin, 12, was last seen around 1 p.m. Thursday on th

CBS4LOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 17:19:52

Body found near Tornillo port of entry, border agents say

A man was found dead in far east El Paso County. The body was discovered Thursday around 10 p.m., said Border Patrol agent Joe Romero. The man's body was discovered east of the Tornillo port of entry, said Romero. Authorities have not released how he died or his identity. According to Border Patrol

KFOX 14 - 2018-01-19 11:48:50

Border Patrol agent involved in shooting identified

EL PASO, Texas - The U.S. Border Patrol agent involved in the deadly shooting in Socorro on Jan. 14 has been identified and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said it is being investigated as a possible case of self-defense. ABC-7 reported that day that the Socorro Police Department was called to t

KVIA - 2018-01-19 11:47:47

DA will not press charges on city, county open meetings investigations

El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser and other council members met with community leaders to discuss an alternative site to the Union Plaza neighborhood. Ruben R. Ramirez/El Paso Times District Attorney Jaime Esparza will not pursue charges against city and county officials who were being investigated for po

EL PASO TIMES - 2018-01-18 19:56:31

Man Pleads Guilty To 1985 Rape, Murder Of Glen Ellyn Teen

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - Thirty-two years after a Glen Ellyn girl was abducted, raped and murdered, a Champaign man has entered a guilty plea. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Thursday Michael Jones, 64, has entered a plea of guilty to the 1985 murder of fifteen-year-old

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 08:59:08

One dead in apartment fire in Chatham

Chicago, Il - - One person has died after a fire in an apartment in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. Firefighters pulled a man and a woman from the blaze at 955 E. 86th Street at around nine this morning. Officials say the fire was contained to one apartment. They believe it began in the front r

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-19 18:28:49

Report clears officer who killed teenager

Paul O'Neal A disciplinary report cleared one officer who shot dead 18-year old Paul O'Neal in 2016, but the same report recommends that two Chicago police officers be fired for shooting at a moving vehicle during a chase that led up to the fatal shooting. The report from the defunct Independent Pol

CHICAGOCRUSADER.COM - 2018-01-19 12:05:39

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West name newborn baby girl Chicago West

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-19 18:29:29