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Columbus police arrest suspect in connection with murder and aggravated assault case
COLUMBUS, GA (WRBL) - The Columbus Police Department have arrested a suspect in connection to a murder. Police say they arrested 33-year-old Rashawn Porter. Police say on Monday around 12 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of 25th Avenue in reference to a shooting. According to the police repo
Man arrested in deadly shooting on 25th Avenue in Columbus
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man has been arrested in a deadly shooting that happened on 25th Avenue in Columbus.Rashawn Porter is charged with murder and aggravated assault.The shooting happened Monday, October 15. Upon arrival to the scene, police found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.Curtis Lock
Suspect wanted in Phenix City for burglary at a car dealership
PHENIX CITY,AL (WTVM) - A suspect is wanted in Phenix City for burglary at a car dealership.The burglary happened at Cars 4 Less, located on 14th Street.Photos of the suspect have been released.Anyone with information on his identity is asked to contact the Phenix City Police Department at 334-448-2
Who Is Justin Crawford? New Details On The NFL Hopeful Accused Of Raping A 12-Year-Old Girl
A former NFL hopeful has been accused of sexually assaulting a child. Justin Crawford, 23, was arrested on Saturday, October 13th, and charged with sodomy, aggravated child molestation, incest, and enticing a child for indecent purposes. He confessed to the crime but he claims that it was the 12-yea
TRAFFIC ALERT: CPD on scene of accident with injuries on I-185 N
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police are on the scene of an accident with injuries on I-185 Northbound off of exit 10.Police say the accident involves multiple vehicles.Expect delays on your commute home and avoid this area if possible.The Columbus Police and Fire/EMS Departments are on scene with
Columbus police on scene of crash on Rigdon Rd.
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is currently on the scene of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Pecan St. and Rigdon Rd.Police have confirmed that injuries were sustained in the crash, but there is no word yet on the severity of those injuries.Police are also asking
Phenix City Police ensuring a safe Halloween
Make sure drivers can see your spooky costumes.COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Phenix City Police Department is encouraging a safe Halloween night.They recommend that you trick or treat between the hours of 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST on October 31.The Phenix City Police Department will have extra patrols to ass
Fourth grade students put together relief drive for Hurricane Michael victims
"I had students ask, 'What we can do to help?' I turned it around and said, 'You tell me what we can do to help?'" says NMHES teacher Alison Hurst.
CPD investigating robbery at Family Dollar on Buena Vista Rd.
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is investigating a robbery at a Family Dollar on Buena Vista Rd. Surveillance cameras recorded the unknown suspect during the incident. Police are now releasing the photos in the hopes that the public will recognize the suspect. If you have any in
Peering through bedroom window leads to peeping tom charge on 31st Street, police say
Oustide her home, she saw a man next to her driveway and pointed him out to police. “That’s him standing there,” she said.
2 suspects wanted for armed robbery at Liberty gas station in Columbus
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Two suspects are wanted in Columbus for an armed robbery at a gas station.The robbery happened Friday, October 12 at the Liberty gas station located at 4206 Victory Drive.According to police, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Morgan Street and Matthews Street at 1
Phenix City mayor raises funds through ball, hands out scholarships
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - The mayor of Phenix City is presenting scholarships to high school students on Oct. 16 with funds raised through his annual ball.For the past five years, Mayor Eddie Lowe of Phenix City has hosted a ball to raise money for graduating high school students.The purpose is to he
Greater Columbus Fair dates announced
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – It’s that time of year again for the Greater Columbus Fair!
JUSTIN CRAWFORD: Ex-Falcons player arrested, accused of sexually assaulting child
COLUMBUS, Ga.- A former college football standout who briefly signed with the Atlanta Falcons was arrested Saturday by police in Columbus for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl,the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported.
Second armed robbery this week
"I opened the register to give them all the money but they still wanted more, they demanded more money. i said that's all i got and they put a gun to my face," Nguyen says.
Former Atlanta Falcons running back busted by wife molesting little girl
Justin Crawford (Image Source: Muscogee County Jail)A shocking crime and a confession may send former Atlanta Falcon Justin Crawford, 23, to divorce court and prison. Crawford was arrested this past weekend by police in Columbus, Georgia, after his wife busted him with a 12-year-old girl in a compro
BREAKING: Small plane crashes off I-85 in Opelika near Exit 60
There were three occupants, including the pilot. No serious injuries occurred, according to Opelika Fire Chief Byron Prather. However, one occupant was taken to East Alabama Medical Center for minor injuries.
Downtown ‘Mini Market’ employee charged with three counts of commercial gambling
Dineshkumar Patel, 52, was taken into custody on outstanding warrants about 2:15 p.m. and charged with three counts of commercial gambling, police said. He is held without bond in the Muscogee County Jail for a 9 a.m. Friday hearing in Recorder’s Court.
Teen girl videotapes Columbus man performing sex act under carport, police say
Two young girls told police a man improperly touched them before one videotaped him masturbating under the carport at their home, a Columbus police officer testified in Recorder’s Court Tuesday.Darrell E. Kelley, who turned 50 on Tuesday, pleaded not guilty two counts of sexual battery, enticing a c
UPDATE: Man arrested following high-speed chase on Macon Road
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – New details are underway following a police chase that ended in a crash on Macon Road.Columbus police arrested 20-year-old Jaynile Harrison on multiple charges after fleeing from police Monday night.According to a report, an officer found out that the blue Ford Taurus that Harr