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Arrest made in 2014 Americus murder case

AMERICUS, Ga - Americus police have made an arrest in a 2014 murder case. According to Americus police, back on December 30, 2014, officers responded to a shooting incident in the 800 block of Georgia Avenue in Americus. Americus Police Department with the assistance of Georgia Bureau of Investigati

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-18 15:09:37

One Killed in Multi-Car Wreck on Steam Mill Road

(Columbus)-- Columbus Police are investigating a deadly car crash involving two vehicles on Steam Mill Road and Englewood Drive. Authorities have confirmed at least one person was killed in the wreck-- six others were taken to Midtown Medical Center where their conditions are unknown. Police say t

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-19 04:56:14

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

1 dead, 6 injured in car crash at Steam Mill Road, Englewood Drive intersection

First responders reported to a fatal car accident at the intersection of Englewood Drive and Steam Mill Road in Columbus. WTVM News Leader 9 According to police, one person died following the accident and several others were transported to the hospital to be treated for their injuries. The acciden

WTVM - 2018-01-19 03:17:28

Snow day in Citronelle - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Snow was still on the ground Wednesday afternoon, January 17, in Citronelle, following the second unusual snowfall of the winter season on the Gulf Coast. With many roads still covered in icy patches, and schools out of session due to the weather, many families were home enjoying the snow day. Marvi

WTVM - 2018-01-17 23:22:23

Arrest made in Americus cold case child murder

Officials have announced an arrest in a three-year-old cold case. Davontae Terrell Watts was arrested Wednesday for the murder of Assata Snipes. Assata was four years old when she died in December of 2014 after someone shot into her family's home. Watts is also charged with four counts of aggravate

WALB 10 - 2018-01-18 14:56:50

Police: Man arrested for 2014 murder of 4-year-old Sumter Co. girl

AMERICUS, Ga. - After more than two years of investigating, police have made an arrest for the case of a 4-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Sumter County in 2014. Americus Police Chief Mark Scott announced in a press conference Thursday morning that police arrested Devonte Terrell Watts on W

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-18 10:10:14

Man shot at Columbus apartment

A man was injured late Wednesday in an apartment shooting on 20th Avenue, according to Columbus police. He was rushed to Columbus Midtown Medical Center, where he was treated before being released. Authorities were called to the hospital around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to speak with a gunshot wound vi

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 20:52:00

Deputy shoots, kills teen in Columbus courtroom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has died after being shot by a deputy in a downtown Columbus courtroom. According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Joseph Haynes was hit once in the abdomen when a fight broke out Wednesday afternoon during hearing in a domestic rela

IHEART.COM - 2018-01-18 11:47:28

Shooting in Columbus leaves one in serious condition

COLUMBUS (WCMH) - Police are still looking for a suspect in a shooting from last night that put one man in the hospital in serious condition. Columbus Police say they responded to a shooting call around 10pm in the Linwood Ave area. The victim was transported to Grant Medical Center. There is curren

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-01-19 09:22:14

Teen Fatally Shot By Deputy In Columbus Courtroom

COLUMBUS, OH - A teenage defendant was shot and killed by a deputy in a Columbus courtroom Wednesday afternoon after a scuffle with members of the teen's family, according to media reports. Joseph Edward Haynes, 16, of Hilltop, was appearing in Franklin County Court on two delinquency cases involvin

PATCH - 2018-01-18 16:35:05

Teen killed in shooting in Ohio juvenile courtroom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) - The Columbus Division of Fire confirms one person is dead after a shooting Wednesday in a Franklin County juvenile courtroom. The shooting was called out at approximately 12:41 p.m. in the 400 block of South Front Street. According to Deputy Chief Rick Minerd with the Frankli

WISH-TV - 2018-01-18 16:32:02

One person in serious condition in south Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio - One person is in serious condition after a shooting in south Columbus according to police. Columbus police said officers were called to the area of Linwood Avenue and Stanley Avenue just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Police said the injured person was taken to Grant Medical Center.

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2018-01-19 03:48:04

Person hospitalized after south Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital late Thursday night. Officers responded to a reported shooting near the intersection of Linwood Ave and Stanley Ave around 10:30 p.m. The victim was taken to Grant Medical Center in serious condit

WSYX ABC6 - 2018-01-18 23:09:01

Columbus Says Cops Who Arrested Timothy Davis Did Not Use Excessive Force

Columbus city attorneys are denying white police officers used excessive force when they arrested a black man last year in an incident captured on video. The city claims in recently filed court documents Timothy Davis was wanted on warrants for violent crimes and was resisting arrest. The city also

WCBE.ORG - 2018-01-19 10:09:32

Columbus denies officers used excessive force in 2017 arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Columbus city attorneys are denying that police officers used improper force when they arrested a man last year in an incident captured on video. The city says in a court filing that Timothy Davis was wanted on warrants for violent crimes and was resisting arrest. The city also

WHIZ - 2018-01-18 17:45:20

Student stabbed at New Rochelle High School

NEW ROCHELLE - Police are investigating the stabbing of a student at New Rochelle High School this morning, more than a week after a student was fatally stabbed near the campus. Capt. Robert Gazzola said police responded to the school at 265 Clove Road this morning for a stabbing, which is under inv

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 14:36:35

Cab driver stabbed by passenger in the Bronx: police

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx - A cab driver was stabbed by one of his passengers in the Bronx Wednesday morning. According to police, the cab driver, 67, picked up a man around the vicinity of 179th Street and Boston Road at around 6:40 a.m. Once they reached the man's destination at East 134th Street and

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-19 10:09:44

Costa Rican airline fights to lift suspension after crash that killed Steinberg family

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Costa Rican airline Nature Air plans to hire new staff to resolve safety concerns after the New Year's Eve crash that killed the Steinberg family from Scarsdale. After Costa Rican authorities grounded the airline, Nature Air General Manager Nelson Vega recently of

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 13:52:03

Bronx dad denies beating 4-year-old with bat, claims she just fell and says his arrest was ‘unfair’ 

Noel Morales (not pictured) is charged with assaulting a child after police said he confessed to beating his 4-year-old daughter with a baseball bat in this Bronx building on Saturday. The child suffered a torn liver and serious injuries on her chest and back.(Howard Simmons/New York Daily News) Th

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 02:58:09