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Valley Police confirm one person has been shot and killed along Hopewell Road

VALLEY, Al.- According to Valley PD, one person has been shot and killed along Hopewell Road.

WRBL.COM - 2018-05-26 21:10:04

Columbus police bring charges against woman who called 911 nearly 200 times

According to city records, Beaty has called 911 at least 71 times since Jan. 1, Balauitan said. Since November of 2016, Beaty has made 193 calls to the 911 emergency line.


One dead in Valley following argument - Valley Times-News

“The investigation is still underway,” he said, noting the shooting is believed to have been committed with a .38-caliber revolver.

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-26 23:43:47

All Columbus NAACP officers ordered by national board to vacate positions

The Columbus NAACP branch was so well respected a decade ago, its president became the leader of the civil rights organization’s state conference and then became the only current national board member from Georgia.But now, with membership and fundraising alarmingly reduced, chronic infighting among


Judge dismisses obscene ‘I love p---y’ bumper sticker charge against Columbus woman

Judge Julius Hunter agreed with public defender Owen Lynch who argued against the obscene stickers or decal charge against Aaliyah Marie Loman, 21. The judge dismissed the obscene sticker charge but bound the other charges of possession of a drug related object; possession of marijuana; having a sus


Police seize $5,368 in assorted drugs and cash from vehicle on Cusseta Road

A traffic stop has led to a trafficking in crack cocaine charge and the seizure of more $5,368 in cash and assorted drugs Friday afternoon, Columbus police said.

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-05-26 11:30:00

Showers and thunderstorms continue as Alberto approaches for Memorial Day

COLUMBUS, Ga. - All eyes are on Subtropical Storm Alberto as we begin Memorial Day weekend which is why we are Weather Aware for the potential for flooding across Alabama and Georgia.There is a good possibility that we could see a strong tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico. Areas along the coast co

WRBL.COM - 2018-05-26 20:09:16

Phenix City man faces serious charges after firing shots at his ex-girlfriend

24-year-old Sidney West, of Phenix City, saw his ex girlfriend and her sister leaving the Dollar General Store on Seale Road. Officials say West was able to grab hold of the ex-girlfriend. When she was able to get free, officials say, her and her sister ran back toward the store.


Police seek help in identifying card fraud, theft of property suspect

The suspect was last seen wearing a pink and blue floral print shirt, pink pants and a fanny pack, police said.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-05-25 19:36:00

COLUMBUS: Strangling victim becomes 16th homicide of the year

COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Authorities say a man who was physically attacked 12 days ago is now the 16th homicide of the year.Officials say 31-year-old Timothy Paschal was strangled into cardiac arrest on May 11th at 11:10 a.m.Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says after the incident he was transported


Columbus police see spike in runaway teens with 17 reported missing in the city

According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, roughly 800,000 children are reported missing yearly in the United States.


Auburn basketball assistant Harris Adler leaving coaching profession

“Twenty years ago, I left the pharmacy profession to pursue a career as a basketball coach. For the last 20 years, I have spent countless hours and energy building and fostering relationships in the game of basketball. The game has taken me across the world and given me many memorable lifetime exper

SECCOUNTRY.COM - 2018-05-25 21:24:16

Meth lab dump site found near Lakebottom Park beneath vacant house

Less than three blocks from Lakebottom Park, members of the Special Operations Unit found a possible methamphetamine manufacturing dump site at a vacant house, Columbus police said.


Columbus woman charged with obscene bumper sticker, among other things

Aaliyah Marie Loman, 21, was taken into custody about 2 p. m. Tuesday at River Road and Veterans Parkway. She was charged with possession of a drug related object; possession of marijuana; suspended registration; no proof of insurance; giving a false name, address or birthdate to police; and having


Neighbors say several injured after a shooting on Sentry Street 

News 3 reached out to CPD today for clarification on this shooting, but we have not yet heard back. However, we do know officers have not made any arrests so far.


Fight between two Columbus homeless men likely to result in murder charge, police say

Donald Butler, 34, appeared in Columbus Recorder’s Court Thursday morning on aggravated assault charges, steaming from a May 11 altercation at Fourth Avenue and 35th Street. Timothy Paschal 31, was seriously injured in the fight, police said. Paschal had been in intensive care at Piedmont Medical Ce


Man faces gambling charges after probe by Metro Narcotics Task Force

An investigation by the Metro Narcotics Task Force has led to gambling charges on South Lumpkin Road, Columbus police said.Mandeep Singh, 29, of Columbus was taken into custody on at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday inside 1915 South Lumpkin Road. He was charged with one count each of commercial gambling, posses


GA DNR investigating decapitated alligator at Lake Oliver

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) –Georgia DNR has confirmed that an alligator was found decapitated at Lake Oliver.DNR is investigating this incident after discovering that the alligator was shot in the head.Copyright 2018WTVM. All rights reserved.


New Southern-style restaurant lands in high-traffic area of Columbus, has a drive-thru

A restaurant that serves Southern-style cooking ranging from fried chicken and smothered pork chops to meatloaf and salmon croquets has landed at St. Francis Marketplace on Woodruff Road in Columbus.Reese’s Kitchen, a sister eatery toGirlfriend’s Catering and Restauranton Fifth Avenue in Phenix City


Police clean up meth house in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Columbus Police Special Operations Unit has cleaned up a hazard to the community.According to their Facebook page the clean-up operation at a meth house in the 1300 block of 18th Street. They say a vacant house was used as a dumping ground for drug cooking supplies.Dressed in haz