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Dollar General Store in Valley robbed at gunpoint Thursday night

A Dollar General Store in Valley was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night. At approximately 9:40 p.m. Thursday night, a black male entered the store, located on the 2900 block of 20th Avenue, armed with a two-tone semi-automatic pistol and demanded money from the register, according to the Valley Polic

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-23 13:25:00

Days after arrest, Columbus anchor Dee Armstrong speaks out about controversial mugshot

WLTZ news anchor Dee Armstrong returned to work Thursday morning nearly a week after being arrested in a dispute with her son. The local TV personality appeared undaunted by the experience, which unleashed a outpouring of support from people who consider her an icon in the community. After her arre

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-22 19:16:00

LaGrange to add cameras for neighborhood security

LAGRANGE, Ga (WRBL) - LaGrange residents will soon be appearing on camera. Local police have partnered with Atlanta based Flock Safety, for a pilot program to see the effects of installing security cameras in an unannounced neighborhood. Flock Safety sells cameras to neighborhood HOA's for security

WRBL.COM - 2018-03-23 12:28:18

Woman added to Atlanta police 'most wanted' list for alleged robbery

A woman was recently added to the Atlanta Police Department's "most wanted" list on a robbery charge related to an alleged confrontation with another woman last year. The victim told APD that her vehicle and purse had been taken by her child's father's new girlfriend after a physical dispute, accor


Shots fired into Valley residence

VALLEY - This morning at approximately 6:40 a.m. EDT, officers of the Valley Police Department were called to a residence in the 2000 block of 35th Street in the Shawmut community in reference to shots being fired into the home. "The homeowner reported that, while getting her children ready for scho

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-23 15:14:50

Valley police investigating shooting at a home on 35th St.

VALLEY, AL (WTVM) - Valley police are investigating a shooting in the 2000 block of 35th Street in the Shawmut community. Police say the homeowner was getting her children ready for school around 6:20 a.m. when an unknown person fired multiple shots into the home. Two of the shots entered the living

WTVM - 2018-03-22 14:33:39

$5,000 REWARD: Search intensifies in Opelika's "Baby Jane Doe" case

(The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children) OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) - Search intensifies for the person who killed "Baby Jane Doe," then dumped her body in a wooded area in Opelika. Thursday, The Lee County District Attorney's Office announced it had secured a $5,000.00 reward in the case

WRBL.COM - 2018-03-22 22:25:48

Police searching for Dollar General armed robber in Valley

The Valley Police Department is investigating an armed robbery. It happened Thursday night at 9:40 p.m. at the Dollar General Store located at 2918 20th Ave. Valley Police say employees of the Dollar General Store told them the male suspect came into the store with a two-tone semi-automatic pistol

WRBL.COM - 2018-03-23 12:10:49

A Tuskegee Football Coach arrested on federal drug and gun charges

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala (WRBL) - A Tuskegee Football Coach was arrested on federal drug and gun charges on March 13th in Russell County. United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. says 33-year-old Ramone Jardon Nickerson, of Phenix City, Alabama, was arrested on two charges of possession with intent


Opelika police investigating armed robbery

(Source: Opelika Police Department) The Opelika Police Department is reporting that an armed robbery occurred Wednesday evening. Witnesses say that a suspect entered the Murf Mart located at 1001 Frederick Ave. with a firearm and demanded money from the register around 8:45 p.m. The suspect left the

WTVM - 2018-03-22 13:30:01

2 teens injured - one critically - in predawn 'suspicious' fire

An investigation is underway into an early-morning fire that left two teen males injured. The Tuscaloosa Violent Crime Unit responded about 6 a.m. to 10075 Sipsey Valley Road North on a suspicious fire with people injured, said Capt. Kip Hart. When they arrived, they were notified that there were tw

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 15:22:31

Harris County Carver Middle School (HCCMS) is on a Code Yellow lockdown

HAMILTON, Ga (WRBL) - According to a statement sent to us, Harris County Carver Middle School (HCCMS) is on a Code Yellow lockdown. The statement says Code Yellow means increased security measures are in place. There is no immediate threat on campus. The statement sent to us says early checkouts are


Man shot in leg Wednesday night standing outside Opelika apartment

Opelika police are investigating a Wednesday night incident in which a man was shot in the lower leg. The shooting occurred at approximately 10:10 p.m. on the 500 block of North Antioch Circle, according to the Opelika Police Department. The victim told police he was standing outside an apartment wh

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-22 13:28:00

OPD investigating shooting on N. Antioch Circle

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - Opelika police are investigating a shooting in the 500 block of North Antioch Circle. According to a report, on March 21 around 10:10 p.m. a victim stated that he was standing outside of an apartment when he heard a single gunshot. He felt the impact on his lower leg and realize

WTVM - 2018-03-22 13:32:26

Man found dead at Columbus apartment killed woman before shooting himself, police say

The man found dead Sunday afternoon at Greystone Falls apartments allegedly killed a woman before shooting himself, Columbus Police Lt. Greg Touchberry said in a news release. Denis McGibney, 56, was identified as the man who fatally shot 29-year-old Casey Clark before committing suicide in a home


Staley is glad he moved to West Point

WEST POINT - As a 25 year veteran, Lt. Derick Staley of the West Point Fire Department enjoys his job and is happy where he's at. Staley recalls starting initially working for Heard County Emergency Services for seven years before transferring to West Point, where he has remained for the past 19 yea


Valley apartment complex sells for $51 million

A 618-unit apartment complex in Chambers County has sold for $51 million. Hamilton Point Investments acquired The Apartments at the Venue in Valley from Irinda Capital Management & BRT Realty Trust. Jimmy Adams, Robert Stickel and Craig Hey of Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller. The complex,


18 months later, why is the Montravious Thomas case still open?

It's been 18 months since a contracted behavior specialist allegedly body-slammed a Muscogee County School District student five times and left the 13-year-old boy with an injured leg that was amputated below the knee a month later. And the Columbus Police Department's investigation into the controv


UPDATE: Auburn City Council concludes vote on downtown redevelopments

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - City leaders say the Northwest Auburn neighborhood plan would involve adding retail and commercial business along Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and Bragg Ave. City Council members concluded Tuesday's vote on downtown redevelopments early Wednesday, Mar. 21. The neighborhood is more


FIRST ON 3: Opelika Fire Chief says firefighter's will to recover from severe burns is remarkable

OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) - Opelika Fire Chief says Captain David Davis' recovery, after being severely burned in a training accident, is a testament to Davis' desire to overcome challenges. Chief Byron Prather says prayers have extended all across the country as Captain Davis continues his recovery at U