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Dog dies in Phenix City after being shot multiple times

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. - Details of a dog shot several times and killed on Freeman Road in Russell County are starting to surface. The dog's groomer told News 3 she went to Freeman Road after being contacted by the Russell County animal shelter. She said the dog, Max, walked to her after being injured

WRBL.COM - 2017-11-22 23:15:32

Phenix City woman wanted for car theft and credit card fraud

Phenix police are searching for a woman suspected of theft and fraud. According to police, the suspect is wanted for breaking into a car and for unlawful use for fraudulent use of a debit/credit card. Surveillance pictures of the woman have been released. If you recognize her, you are asked to call


Leaders, voters react to Phenix City voter fraud allegations

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - One day after voter fraud allegations came to light in Phenix City, leaders and voters want to get to the bottom of the voter fraud allegations surrounding the recent special election for a Phenix City council seat. A Phenix City Barbershop owner says he takes pride in his c


Columbus, Phenix City area weather for Thanksgiving from WRBL's Carmen Rose

Georgia student arrested after high-speed chase was also posting on Snapchat, say police A University of Georgia student was arrested iNovember 16 after a high-speed chase through Athens during which, police said, he was posting updates to Snapchat. Athens-Clarke County police released bodycam fo


Man seriously injured in Montgomery shooting

According to MPD, officers and medics responded to the 700 block of Early Street in reference to a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was found and taken to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries are listed as serious. According to MPD, officers and medics responded to the 700 block of Ea

WTVM - 2017-11-23 02:50:55

AU vapor wake dogs add security to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The New York Police Department deployed a team of Labrador retrievers from Auburn University to provide added security at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Vapor Wake Dogs, that were trained at Auburn University's Veterinary College for six years, were among the Labrador retrievers. The dogs are t

WTVM - 2017-11-24 13:32:50

Turkey Day shopping simply an appetizer for Black Friday's main course

On a Thanksgiving Day afternoon, under a mix of alternating sunny and cloudy skies, it might aptly be called an appetizer for what will be the main course at Columbus shopping centers on Black Friday. In front of the Best Buy store on Manchester Expressway in Columbus stood Michele Aragon of Phenix

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-24 04:34:00

Selling of Christmas trees to support mission trips at Lakewood Baptist Church

The Rev. Andrew Spires says there are plenty of places to purchase a Christmas tree but you are doing something special when you get one at Lakewood Baptist Church in Phenix City. "These are trees with a real purpose," he said. For the third year, the church on Lakewood Drive is using the sale of 20

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-25 00:45:00

Police look for suspect who shot and killed man in car

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) - A man has been shot to death in his car in South Carolina and police are looking for the shooter. Goose Creek Police Maj. John Grainger told local media that officers were called to a vehicle around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. A man in that car was taken to a hospital where he died

WECT - 2017-11-24 13:31:43

Crash that killed teen now investigated as a homicide.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A crash that killed a teen in South Carolina earlier this week is now being investigated as a homicide. Columbia police spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said in a news release Thursday that the wreck Tuesday that killed 17-year-old Cameron Scott occurred as the driver of an SUV was

WECT - 2017-11-24 12:31:40

Fitness center owner accused of sexual contact with minor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say the owner of a sports training and performance center in North Carolina is accused of putting his hand down the pants of a girl. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that an arrest warrant filed Wednesday at the Wake County Clerk of Courts Office says 45-year-o

WECT - 2017-11-24 12:19:39

Hummingbird cafe and bar opens its doors

Chef Coleen Speaks almost became an accountant. The accounting world's loss has been Raleigh's culinary scene's gain. Chef Coleen Speaks almost became an accountant. The accounting world's loss has been Raleigh's culinary scene's gain.

WILM-TV.COM - 2017-11-24 14:15:00

1 person dead after tank explosion at Nash County plant

A sole worker died Friday after an explosion at a manufacturer of wastewater treatment chemicals in Nash County, the Middlesex chief of police said. (Source: WRAL) MIDDLESEX (WRAL) - A sole worker died Friday after an explosion at a manufacturer of wastewater treatment chemicals in Nash County, the

WECT - 2017-11-24 20:05:42

Dad killed when car crashes into downtown Raleigh house; teen charged

Dad killed when car crashes into downtown Raleigh house; teen charged (Source: Lauren Haviland/Raleigh-Wake CCBI) RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - A father is dead and a teen is facing charges after a car slammed into a house in downtown Raleigh early on Friday, according to Raleigh police. The crash happened

WECT - 2017-11-24 15:29:54

Christmas tree lots prepared despite shortage

Christmas tree lots across Wilmington say they're stocked up and ready to go despite a shortage of some of the most popular trees. It could be harder to find trees between 5 ft. and 9 ft. due to the time many of them were planted. Many of the pines went into the ground around 2008 or 2009 during th

WECT - 2017-11-24 20:47:34

Yo-yo debt can cause financial crisis

You've heard of yo-yo dieters, people who lose weight just to gain it back, then start the dieting cycle all over again. Experts now warn the same type of up and down cycles are happening with too many people's credit cards, and it's resulting in financial chaos. That's what happened to Charlese Ant

WECT - 2017-11-24 18:00:28

Natural Resources museum displaying holiday lights

SMACKOVER -- The Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover is hosting the "2017 Holiday Lights Extravaganza" Friday and Saturday nights from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. through December 23. Visitors may take a walking tour of the Oil Field Park, turned into a magically lit Winter Wonderland with lights

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Smackover adds new holiday event

SMACKOVER - Smackover is expanding its holiday events with the first ever "Christmas on Broadway," which is set for 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Dec. 2. Organizers are pairing the event with its annual Downtown Christmas Celebration, which includes the lighting ceremony for the town Christmas tree and of

EL DORADO NEWS-TIMES - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

$1M bond set for suspect in shooting

Bond was set at $1 million Wednesday for an El Dorado man who is facing murder and attempted murder charges in a shooting that left one man dead and another seriously wounded earlier this week. Shackled at the ankles and walking with a pronounced limp, Corey D. Tate, 44, made his first appearance in

EL DORADO NEWS-TIMES - 2017-11-23 13:00:00

MHS and MJHS students participate in Region III All-Region Honor Choir Clinics/Concerts

One hundred forty students from the Magnolia School District recently participated in the 2017 Region III Honor Choir Clinics/Concerts. One hundred four students from Magnolia Junior High School took part in the clinic and concert held at El Dorado High School and El Dorado Municipal Auditorium Nove

MAGNOLIABANNERNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 20:00:00