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Coroner releases name of woman killed in wreck on Steam Mill Road

A 31-year-old Columbus woman was killed late Thursday in a wreck on Steam Mill Road, Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said. Claudia Nicole Johnson was pronounced dead on the scene at 11:07 p.m. Her body will be transported to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Decatur for an autops

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 16:13:00

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of victim in deadly Columbus car crash recalls last moment with daughter

"She fought. She was very sweet. " A life lost too soon, says Diane, the mother of 37-year-old Claudia Johnson who died during a late Jan. 18th crash on Steam Mill Road in Columbus. Diane says Johnson was pulling into the driveway with her boyfriend driving his Hyundai Accent when their vehicle was

WTVM - 2018-01-20 02:35:16

FATAL ACCIDENT: One person is dead after a single- vehicle crash in Lee County

LEE COUNTY, Ala (WRBL) -- - Lee County Sheriff's Jay Jones confirms one person is dead after a single- vehicle crash at the intersection of Alabama Highway 169 in the Salem Community. Coroner Bill Harris tells News 3 it appears the victim was driving a truck while pulling a U-Haul, when the truck sl

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:42:51

Columbus police searching for Curry St. murder suspect

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are searching for a man wanted for murder. Jamar Pipkin,23, is wanted for the murder of Jahwon Armstead. On Nov. 28 around 10 p.m., police responded to Midtown Medical Center regarding Armstead being shot. He later died as result of his injuries. It was reporte

WTVM - 2018-01-19 20:49:55

Driver killed near Salem in single-vehicle crash on icy road

A driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the Salem community area Friday morning. At approximately 10:22 a.m., a pickup truck pulling a trailer left the roadway, struck a tree and overturned near the intersection of Alabama 169 and Lee Road 175, said Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones. Investigato

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-01-19 18:40:00

Wal-Mart shoplifter found with $6,400 in meth claimed ownership of drugs, police say

A man was allegedly found with $6,400 worth of meth Jan. 11 while shoplifting from the Wal-Mart store on Gateway, according to testimony in Columbus Recorder's Court. William Burch, 35, pleaded not guilty to trafficking meth, shoplifting and possession of meth. He was ordered held in the Muscogee C

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 21:05:00

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

Man standing in roadway found with $50 worth of marijuana, Columbus police say

Michael Lawrence, 27, faces one count of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute. He was booked into the Muscogee County Jail for a 8 a.m. Saturday hearing in Columbus Recorder's Court. A Columbus police officer said he was in the area of Brown Avenue and Seventh Street when he spotte

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-19 20:34:00

Erie police, coroner's office probe woman's death

Authorities did not release the woman's identity Friday. Staff report Erie police investigators and the Erie County Coroner's office are investigating the death of a 28-year-old city woman whose frozen body was found in a large, abandoned factory site in the area of East 14th and Holland streets Fr

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-19 22:29:33

Erie man held for court in fentanyl case

State investigators accused him of delivering the opioid in May. An Erie man facing sentencing on charges in a March shooting is now facing trial on charges that he delivered fentanyl in an undercover state drug investigation in May. Robert J. Burrows Jr., 22, was held for court on charges of posses

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-19 21:52:55

Accident closes lane on Thruway

OBSERVER Photo by Gregory Bacon Emergency workers were called to an accident on I-90 West on Thursday around 3:30 p.m. between Dunkirk and Silver Creek. Initial reports were at least one person was injured. Cherry Creek village, history to be celebrated Suspect found hiding in washing machine Today

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

No injuries in apartment fire on Erie's east side

Reports were up to 10 children could be inside; no occupants when fire officials arrived Erie firefighters are on the scene of a fire at an Erie Housing Authority apartment on the city's east side. The fire, at 1946 E. 18th St., east of Thompson Street, was reported on Friday at 7:20 a.m. Firefight

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-19 12:57:10

Springfield Township man charged in meth lab probe

State police in Girard charged a 28-year-old man on Friday with operating a methamphetamine lab at a residence in the 11800 block of West Lake Road in Springfield Township. Casey C. Meeder, of Springfield Township, was arraigned on charges of possessing phenylpropanolamine, or a precursor substance

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-20 02:59:01

Erie shooter pleads no contest to 3rd-degree murder

Police charged that a gun connected Lavance Kirksey to the fatal shooting of Jemar Phillips. The accused second shooter in a February 2016 homicide is facing up to 40 years in state prison after pleading no contest to third-degree murder on Friday. The defendant, 25-year-old Lavance Kirksey, entered

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-19 15:45:20

Erie man charged in drug probe

Suspected cocaine, heroin seized from two locations in the city on Wednesday. Erie County drug investigators charged an Erie man with drug offenses after suspected cocaine and other items were found in an eastside apartment and suspected cocaine and heroin were found on a person believed to be conne

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-18 17:35:17

Virginia man sentenced in child sex-assault case

Man was charged with sexual assault and taking sexually explicit photos of a 10-year-old girl. A Virginia man indicted on charges that he traveled to Erie County in 2015 to have sex with a 10-year-old girl was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Erie to serve 15 years in prison. U.S. Distr

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-19 23:39:36

2 teens critically injured after train, vehicle collide in Fort Bend County

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas - A vehicle and train were involved in a collision in Fort Bend County on Friday, according to the Sheriff's Office. The collision happened near the intersection of FM 762 and FM 2759, near Greatwood. Two teens were taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-20 01:42:48

HISD police armed with new tool to fight opioid overdoses

HOUSTON - With the opioid epidemic on the rise, Houston ISD police are now arming themselves with a spray that can help combat an overdose on school campuses. School board members voted Thursday night to accept a donation of more than 400 doses of NARCAN spray from Kaleo Pharma, the company that mak

KHOU - 2018-01-20 00:25:41

Texans hire 3 assistant coaches

Texans coach Bill O'Brien hired three assistant coaches Friday. Danny Barrett was hired as running backs coach to replace Charles London. He was Miami's running backs coach the last two years. Tracy Smith was hired as assistant special teams coach under Brad Seely, who was hired this week. Smith was

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-20 01:08:00

Police Across Texas Report Rash of Tire, Wheel Thefts

New technology is allowing tire thieves to act like racing pit crews to quickly remove wheels from vehicles. Crooks are using cordless, high-impact guns to remove lug nuts, even locked wheels, more efficiently. And it's happening all across Texas, including the Houston region. "We've got cases in K

IHEART.COM - 2018-01-19 10:36:13