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Columbus fraternity hands out Thanksgiving baskets

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A group in Columbus giving back to the community as much as they can. The Lambda Iota chapter of Omega Psi Phi had their annual Thanksgiving basket giveaway, giving a box of food to twenty deserving families. The boxes hold a typical Thanksgiving dinner- greens, bread, macaroni

WTVM - 2017-11-22 03:42:08

Man found with morphine pills on Veteran Parkway pleads not guilty

The driver of a car with 35 morphine pills pleaded not guilty to charges Tuesday in Recorder's Court. Tony Ricker, 51, of Columbus faced one count each of possession of morphine with intent to distribute, excessive window tint and driving while license suspended or revoked during a 2 p.m. hearing. B

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-22 02:54:00

List: Columbus restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day

Not in the mood to cook this Thanksgiving? Is your family meeting a different day, but you still need some food? Worry no more! Check out our list of restaurants ready to fill you up this Thanksgiving! Burger King: 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. Cracker Barrel: 6 a.m. until 10 p.m.1500 Bradley Park Dr., Colum

WTVM - 2017-11-22 16:29:45

Child recovering after getting hit by car in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. - A child is recovering from a head injury after being hit by a vehicle in Columbus. According to Columbus police the incident happened around 3:30 Wednesday near the intersection of 31st Street and 12th Avenue. Police say the child was riding his bike during the time he was hit. Colum

WRBL.COM - 2017-11-22 21:11:12

Columbus police searching for missing teen

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is asking the public help in finding a missing teen. According to police, 14-year-old Kapree Robison was last seen in the area of Dogwood Drive on Nov. 10. Robison is described as 5'8'', weighing 120 pounds, with brown eyes, and black hair. If you

WTVM - 2017-11-22 20:58:17

Grease Monkey hosts toy drive - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Grease Monkey of Columbus will be hosting a toy drive to benefit Open Door Community House. All customers who donate a new, unwrapped toy to any of the five Chattahoochee Valley area locations between Nov. 23 and Dec. 18 will receive $20 off a full-service oil change. "Open Door Community House is e

WTVM - 2017-11-22 19:14:23

List: Black Friday openings in Columbus

It's just as important to know when you can snag some great Black Friday as what those deals are. Check out the times below to make sure you're first in line!Ashley HomeStore: Friday, Nov. 24 at 6 a.m.Babies R Us: Friday, Nov. 24 at 8 a.m.Barnes & Noble: Friday, Nov. 24 at 8 a.m.Bath and Body Works:

WTVM - 2017-11-22 17:49:49

Fire on Washington Avenue displaces 4 Columbus families

Fire crews responded to a fire at a residence on Washington Avenue Wednesday morning. According to firefighters, four units burned, which displaced four families. The families were home at the time of the fire, but no one was injured. An electrical kitchen fire caused the blaze. The families are a

WTVM - 2017-11-22 16:13:43

PD: Gilbert couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

Police in Gilbert are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide after two bodies were found inside a home. Officers responded to a home in the neighborhood southwest of Warner and Cooper roads shortly after 9:30 a.m. Monday. After determining that "there was at least one deceased occupa

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-21 18:30:00

Police: Murder-suicide likely in couple's deaths at Gilbert home

A man and woman were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide at a Gilbert home Monday, police said. Officers were conducting a welfare check at a home near Warner and Cooper roads on Monday when they came across the bodies of 55-year-old James Gibson and 41-year-old Rosa Rubio, said Gilbert police

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-21 23:07:39

Two found dead inside Gilbert house

GILBERT, AZ - Officials are investigating a murder-suicide in Gilbert. According to Gilbert police, officers responded to a house near Cooper and Warner roads on Monday morning for a welfare check. When police arrived on the scene, they found two bodies who had apparent gunshot wounds. Police have

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-21 15:16:16

Police: 2 found dead inside Gilbert home

GILBERT, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Police say two people were found dead inside a Gilbert home in what appears to be a murder-suicide. Gilbert police say the bodies of 55-year-old James Gibson and 41-year-old Rosa Rubio were found inside a home near Warner and Cooper Roads on November 20. Police say both victi

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-11-21 16:18:00

Gilbert increases spending on tourism, hopes to attract more visitors

Gilbert leaders hope to position the town as a tourist hub, increasing its share of the $21 billion that visitors spend annually in Arizona, according to 2016 estimates from the Arizona Office of Tourism. Tourism is one of the state's most lucrative industries, although it's a relatively new venture

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-21 13:00:03

Gilbert business makes eco-friendly giftwrap

Hethyre Baez was fed up with having to throw away bag after bag of used wrapping paper. "I got tired of the after-Christmas craziness of garbage, wrap and bows," said Baez, of Gilbert. Statistics indicate that Americans throw away 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year's than any ot


ASU Doctoral student, renowned pianist Xiaoying Wen killed in Tempe crash

TEMPE, AZ - Friends and family are mourning Xiaoying Wen, an Arizona State University student and renowned pianist who was hit and killed while on a bicycle last week. According to Tempe police, Wen, 28, was riding eastbound near Rural Road and Vista Del Cerro Drive when he was hit by a westbound pi

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-22 01:54:17

Survey: One in four Arizona teens misuses prescribed opioids

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AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-22 12:00:04

Tuscaloosa leaders encourage shoppers to buy local

Leaders in Tuscaloosa are asking residents to shop local this holiday season instead of hunting for the lowest prices online or in big-box retail stores. Mayor Walt Maddox and Jim Page, the president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, gathered with some of their staff at home decor

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-21 21:46:37

Tuscaloosa resident still remembers D-Day 'like it was yesterday'

From time to time, Jim Haggerty pulls out a worn leather diary he kept during World War II. The notebook holds special meaning for the 98-year-old Tuscaloosa resident. In fact, the diary could have very well meant the end of his career in the U.S. Coast Guard, except no one knew about it. "We were

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Tuscaloosa Police cleared after incident with smoking Alabama fan

A Tuscaloosa Police officer who ejected a cigarette-smoking Alabama fan from Bryant Denny Stadium has been cleared after an internal investigation. TPD announced the outcome of the investigation Monday and posted just more than 20 minutes of the officer's body camera footage on YouTube. "Based on ou


Tuscaloosa City Council agenda for Nov. 21

The Tuscaloosa City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers on the second oor of City Hall, 2201 University Blvd. The following items will be on the agenda: Awarding a competitive bid to Galls LLC and Municipal & Commercial Uniforms for the purchase, etc. of police uniforms for