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Local TV anchor arrested following domestic dispute

COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Columbus Police say a local TV anchor was charged with simple battery Friday morning following a family dispute. Lt. Consuelo Askew, of the Columbus Police Department, says Desiree Armstrong Perez, known under her professional name as Dee Armstrong, and her son got into an arg

WRBL.COM - 2018-03-16 14:41:41

TROUP COUNTY: Store clerk shot in armed robbery

LAGRANGE, Ga (WRBL) - Troup County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting of a store clerk in an armed robbery. The robbery occurred Thursday, March 15th at 11:22 p.m. at the Summit Gas Station. Sgt. Stewart Smith, Public Information Officer for Troup County Sheriff's Office, says when the

WRBL.COM - 2018-03-16 16:34:38

Milliken & Company expands in Troup County

submitted photo Milliken's global floor covering division expects to close later this month on the former Carter's building, which has sat vacant for about five years after the Atlanta-based children's apparel maker closed its facility on Industrial Drive in Hogansville. Hogansville could see up

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-17 23:01:00

Carter's building to be sold, new jobs coming to Hogansville

Hogansville could see up to 30 new jobs when Milliken & Company opens its warehouse facility in the coming months, according to a Hogansville city press release. Company officials announced Friday its expansion plans in Troup County, which includes significant investments including the purchase of t

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-16 23:59:59

Valley police investigating armed robbery at Family Dollar

VALLEY, AL (WTVM) - Valley police are investigating a robbery at the Family Dollar that happened Thursday, March 15 located at 301 US Highway 29 in the Fairfax community. When officers arrived at the store, the clerk stated that the suspect entered the store with a semi-automatic pistol and told the

WTVM - 2018-03-16 16:36:43

Police search for attempted robbery suspect

A suspect is being sought by police for the attempted armed robbery of a Family Dollar store Thursday night in Valley. At approximately 8:40 p.m., officers responded to a robbery call at the store, located at 301 U.S. Highway 29 in the Fairfax community, according to the Valley Police Department. Wi

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-16 12:53:00

LaGrange Police arrest man after little girl shot in head

LAGRANGE, Ga. - Police have arrested a man after a little girl was accidentally shot in the head at an apartment complex in LaGrange last month. LaGrange Police said Joniah Knight was shot in the head at the Benjamin Harvey Hill Homes on Chatham Street around 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 26. She was rushed to


Teen dies after SUV overturns on U.S. 431 south of Phenix City

A Lawrenceville, Ga., teen died Saturday after the SUV he was riding in left the road and overturned on U.S. 431, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said. Charles Boykins, 19, was pronounced dead at the former Midtown Medical Center, now Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Campus, shortly after the 8

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-18 02:00:00

Georgia executes man dubbed 'stocking strangler'

JACKSON, Ga. - Carlton Gary, aka the Columbus "Stocking Strangler," has been executed by lethal injection at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison. He was pronounced dead at 10:33 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected his request for a stay of execution. Gary's initial appointed hour


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Inmate found dead in jail had to be restrained to chair during arrest, police say

Nine days before a Rockdale County inmate was found dead in his cell, Conyers police officers were forced to wrestle him to the ground and restrain him to a chair, according to an incident report. Shali Tilson, 22, asked one of the officers: "Why didn't you shoot me?" He was found dead in his cell


2 arrested on drug charges in Chambers County

CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ala. - Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart says they have made two drug arrests. The State Agents of the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday evening at a home in the 16000 block of Highway 77 in Wadley, Alabama. During the search Kenneth Ballard an


Officials searching for suspect after armed robbery in Valley

VALLEY, Ala. - Investigators are on the scene of an armed robbery in Valley that occurred at the Family Dollar along Highway 29. News 3 is told no one was injured. The armed suspect was able to get away, investigators are police are looking for him. At this time, there is no description of the suspe


OPELIKA: Police searching for suspects in Beauty Supply store robbery

OPELIKA, Ala (WRBL) - Opelika Police say a robbery in the 3rd degree occurred at the Golden Beauty Supply on Pepperell Parkway February 15. Police say the clerk reported the suspects entered the store and looked at several items, then they approached the counter. One person distracted the clerk and