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Man arrested in Ft. Mitchell deadly shooting no longer in Muscogee Co. Jail

The suspect arrested in a deadly shooting at a Fort Mitchell Dollar General store is no longer in the Muscogee County Jail. Justin Davidson was arrested Monday at Midtown Medical Center. The day before his arrest, he spoke exclusively to News Leader 9 from his hospital bed. Davidson is accused of fa

WTVM - 2018-01-19 02:24:01

Here are Columbus area schools reopening or staying closed Friday

Columbus area schools were closed Wednesday and Thursday as the Chattahoochee Valley de-iced from the winter storm. Here is a roundup of which schools will reopen Friday and which ones will remained closed: At 11:22 a.m., Phenix City Schools announced it will reopen Friday. Here is the message sent

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 19:31:00

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

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

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

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

Columbus attorney breaks down rules of employee pay for snow days

If you had to miss a day because of the weather, does your employer have to pay you? Wednesday and Thursday were snow days for many people across the Chattahoochee Valley, but not all by choice. News Leader 9 received reports about many people who were not able to make it to their place of work. The

WTVM - 2018-01-18 23:16:16

City of Opelika closing some facilities early

OPELIKA, Ala. - The City of Opelika will be closing certain facilities early. Parks and Recreation will close at 5 p.m. Thursday and will delay opening until 8 a.m. Friday. Lewis Cooper, Jr. Memorial Library will close at 5 p.m. Thursday and will open at normal business hours Friday, January 19.

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-18 19:30:18

This Duluth Restaurant Has Best Pizza In Atlanta, Says Zagat

DULUTH, GA - O4WP's Grandma Pie pizza, located at 3117 Main St., Duluth, was named Atlanta's best and one of Zagat's 15 Must-Try Pizza Joints Across the U.S. Arriving in Atlanta's Irwin Street Market in 2015, Zagat said O4WP quickly stood out with one of the best pizzas in the state. The pizzeria so

PATCH - 2018-01-18 15:43:29

'I will NOT be robbed!' Pharmacy owner chases off would-be robber

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Police said an attempted robbery at a north Fulton pharmacy was thwarted after the pharmacist told the armed suspect he had ia gun of his own. The incident unfolded at the N. Fulton Pharmacy off Northfall Lane in Alpharetta over the weekend. According to the owner of the pharmacy,

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-19 02:13:00

Group of women caught on camera stealing gold rosary from shop

LILBURN, Ga. - The search is on for a group of women who were caught on camera distracting a shop owner to steal expensive jewelry. It could be considered a terrible sin, as the women were seen on store surveillance cameras stealing a gold rosary from the Five Forks Antiques shop in Lilburn. "A piec

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-19 04:03:52

Cherry Blow Dry Bar Opens in Brookhaven This Month

ATLANTA - Cherry Blow Dry Bar, which provides premium express services including blowouts, hair extensions, makeup services and treatments - is continuing to expand its metropolitan footprint. The Cherry Hill-based franchise is set to open its third salon in Atlanta. The new salon - located at 3575

PATCH - 2018-01-18 20:11:29

This is the snowiest season since Snowmageddon

Atlanta received a trace of snow on New Year's Day, the first time that's happened since New Year's Day 2008. Six January mornings have started off in the teens (including Thursday morning), the most since 2014 (and January is only 60 percent over). January 17 recorded 2.3" at Atlanta, one inch more

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-18 17:24:01

Thousands expected in Friday's pro-life march in downtown Atlanta

Thousands of pro-life supporters are expected to participate Friday in the 2018 annual March for Life in downtown. The event, sponsored by Georgia Right to Life (GRTL), will begin at 11 am with a prayer service at Liberty Plaza, located on Capitol Avenue across the street from the state capitol. Dr.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-18 22:43:00

Children carjacked in Atlanta saved by passers-by in frigid weather

Elizabeth "Tib" Spillane, a former lieutenant with the Atlanta Police Department, couldn't believe her eyes when she saw a 4-year-old girl running down the middle of Riverdale Road Wednesday evening. As Spillane drove her husband to the airport, the girl came toward them, wearing only one shoe, whil

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-19 00:35:25

Officer struck by vehicle at Lenox released from hospital

An Atlanta Police Officer was struck by an SUV while investigating an accident Wednesday morning. According to Atlanta Police Sgt. John Chafee, several vehicles slid into each other on the ice that is coating Lenox Road, as it passes over Georgia 400. An officer was outside her police cruiser beginn

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-17 23:34:00

North Little Rock police identify officers in fatal shooting

North Little Rock police on Thursday identified three officers involved in the fatal shooting of an armed teenager last week. The department named officers Cody Stroud, Samantha Thompson and John Blankenship in the killing. Police said the officers were involved in a struggle with Charles "CJ" Smit

KATV - 2018-01-18 14:07:37

Officers' Names Released in Deadly NLR Police Shooting

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The North Little Rock Police Department (NLRPD) has released the names of the officers involved in the deadly police shooting Jan. 7 that left a local teenager dead. A news release issued by the NLRPD Thursday afternoon identified them as:Officer Cody Stroud. Date of hire:

KARK - 2018-01-18 20:08:03

Renter hot over lack of hot water

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - For most of us, a hot bath simply requires turning a faucet on and turning it to the left. But for one Little Rock man it has required the use of a pot and his stove. That's because the hot water at Charles Williams' apartment complex is not working. He says while his apartment

KATV - 2018-01-18 22:00:01

Police: Suspect steals victim's car at gunpoint after asking for directions

A victim tells Little Rock police he was sitting in his car in the Kroger parking lot when a suspect came up to ask directions but pointed a handgun at him instead. (KATV Photo) A man's vehicle was taken after a suspect approached him to ask for directions but turned a gun on him instead, a Little R

KATV - 2018-01-18 10:30:45