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Opelika police investigating overnight murder

Source: AP Graphics Early in the morning on Saturday, Mar. 24, the Opelika Police Department responded to a call of a person being shot. The officers who responded found a victim suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the BJ Lounge, located at 1208 Staley Ave. The victim was treated by paramedics on t

WTVM - 2018-03-24 15:44:41

Fatal shooting reported at Opelika lounge

A man was killed early Saturday morning at an Opelika lounge. At approximately 1 a.m., the Opelika Police Department responded to BJ Lounge, located at 1208 Staley Avenue. Responding officers found the victim inside the lounge suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was treated by Opelika

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-24 15:07:00

Authorities look into overnight homicide at Opelika lounge

Opelika police are investigating an overnight homicide that happened at an Opelika business. The department says a man was shot multiple times at BJ Lounge, and when officers arrived on the scene, they say they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds inside. The man was treated on scene by paramed

WSFA - 2018-03-24 15:40:55

Individual shot at Opelika apartment

An individual was shot early Saturday morning at an Opelika apartment. At approximately 7:14 a.m., Opelika Police responded to a call of a shooting in the 500 block of Fruitwood Circle. An individual suffering from a single gunshot wound was found in front of one of the apartments, police said. The

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-24 15:20:00

Dollar General Store in Valley robbed at gunpoint Thursday night

A Dollar General Store in Valley was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night. At approximately 9:40 p.m. Thursday night, a black male entered the store, located on the 2900 block of 20th Avenue, armed with a two-tone semi-automatic pistol and demanded money from the register, according to the Valley Polic

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-23 13:25:00

Alabama police still working to ID baby Jane Doe

OPELIKA, Ala. (WLTZ) - Alabama's Opelika Police Department and the Lee County District's Office held a joint press conference Thursday to give an update on the baby Jane Doe case. Skeletal remains were found near a trailer park in Opelika on January 28, 2012. Opelika Police determined that the littl

WSAV-TV - 2018-03-23 19:45:15

$25,000 reward offered for serial bank robber who struck at Auburn PNC

The suspect in the March 16 robbery of a PNC Bank in Auburn is also wanted for possibly targeting other PNC Banks throughout the state. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking information on the identity of the man, who is responsible for four robberies and one attempted robbery since January

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-23 15:23:00

Residents, city officials plan to revamp Northwest Auburn

Auburn city officials are planning to revitalize Northwest Auburn. The plan began over a year ago and is a collaborative effort between residents and city officials. The vision of the Northwest Auburn Neighborhood Plan is based on further investment in infrastructure, planning that encourages redeve

WSFA - 2018-03-23 21:26:18

Days after arrest, Columbus anchor Dee Armstrong speaks out about controversial mugshot

WLTZ news anchor Dee Armstrong returned to work Thursday morning nearly a week after being arrested in a dispute with her son. The local TV personality appeared undaunted by the experience, which unleashed a outpouring of support from people who consider her an icon in the community. After her arre

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-22 19:16:00

Opelika police investigating armed robbery

(Source: Opelika Police Department) The Opelika Police Department is reporting that an armed robbery occurred Wednesday evening. Witnesses say that a suspect entered the Murf Mart located at 1001 Frederick Ave. with a firearm and demanded money from the register around 8:45 p.m. The suspect left the


Man shot in leg Wednesday night standing outside Opelika apartment

Opelika police are investigating a Wednesday night incident in which a man was shot in the lower leg. The shooting occurred at approximately 10:10 p.m. on the 500 block of North Antioch Circle, according to the Opelika Police Department. The victim told police he was standing outside an apartment wh


Two burglary suspects arrested after car chase and pursuit on foot by deputy

Local law enforcement officers arrested two burglary suspects Thursday morning after a 911 call reported a burglary in progress in the 12000 block of Alabama Highway 51 in the Beauregard community, according to Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones. A deputy in the area responded to the report and met the su


A Tuskegee Football Coach arrested on federal drug and gun charges

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala (WRBL) - A Tuskegee Football Coach was arrested on federal drug and gun charges on March 13th in Russell County. United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. says 33-year-old Ramone Jardon Nickerson, of Phenix City, Alabama, was arrested on two charges of possession with intent


Valley police investigating shooting at a home on 35th St.

VALLEY, AL (WTVM) - Valley police are investigating a shooting in the 2000 block of 35th Street in the Shawmut community. Police say the homeowner was getting her children ready for school around 6:20 a.m. when an unknown person fired multiple shots into the home. Two of the shots entered the living


$5,000 REWARD: Search intensifies in Opelika's "Baby Jane Doe" case

(The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children) OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) - Search intensifies for the person who killed "Baby Jane Doe," then dumped her body in a wooded area in Opelika. Thursday, The Lee County District Attorney's Office announced it had secured a $5,000.00 reward in the case

WRBL.COM - 2018-03-22 22:25:48

Man injured after shooting at Opelika apartment complex

Opelika police are investigating following a shooting outside an apartment complex Wednesday night. According to police, the victim claims he was standing outside the complex when he heard a single gunshot and then realized he had been shot when he felt an impact on his lower leg. The victim was tak


OPD investigating shooting on N. Antioch Circle

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - Opelika police are investigating a shooting in the 500 block of North Antioch Circle. According to a report, on March 21 around 10:10 p.m. a victim stated that he was standing outside of an apartment when he heard a single gunshot. He felt the impact on his lower leg and realize


Suspect wanted for using counterfeit money in Opelika

A man is suspected of using counterfeit money to make purchases in Opelika. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, he purchased items at a business in the 7900 block of Alabama Highway 51 using counterfeit money on March 12. If you know the identity of the suspect, please contact the Lee Coun


Two charged after police find $2,500 in marijuana near Woodruff Farm Road

Two men were taken into custody Monday afternoon after authorities found with more than $2,500 worth of marijuana at an apartment near Woodruff Farm Road, according to Columbus police reports. Devante Hairston, 23, and Keith Kennedy, 20, were taken into custody on drug charges. They were placed into


Parking lot shooting suspects released from hospital, arrested

Police are still investigating why two men met in the parking lot of the Auburn Mall earlier this month, leading to a shooting that sent both involved parties to the hospital. Michael Ryan Trimble, 21, of Montgomery and Deion Sandell Brooks, 23, of Waldorf, Maryland, have both been released from Pie