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Two Dead in I-85 Highway Crash Near Auburn - WLTZ

1/1Two people are dead after a fatal collision near Auburn Monday morning.The driver and the front seat passenger of a Ford Fiesta were pronounced dead after crashing into a tree.The Ford Fiesta rear-ended a Chevrolet pick-up truck while traveling in the northbound lane on I-85.The two rear passenge


UPDATE: Man ID'ed in accidental shooting at Whisperwood Apt.

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -Columbus police are investigating an accidental shooting in the area of Whisperwood Apartments on Milgen Road.Deputy Coroner Charles Newton confirmed that 20-year-old, Auburn native Octavious Towels has died in connection with the shooting.Just before 11:00 p.m., CPD sent out a


SUPER 8 SENIOR: Lanett's Trikweze Bridges aims to be an example for community, teammates

Trikweze Bridges is one of the top playmakers in Alabama, a state champion and an elite college prospect, but one of his biggest points of pride may simply be the example he represents to Lanett and his teammates.


Search for Columbus bank robbery suspect following incident Saturday

On07/07/18 at 1107hours, the Columbus Police Department responded to the report of anArmed Robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank (1000 18thStreet in Columbus, Ga).The subject entered the bank, brandished a firearm and demanded money. The subject then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.


3 dead, 2 injured in Wetumpka murder-suicide

HAPPENING NOW: Three are dead in Wetumpka after an apparent murder-suicide. A Wetumpka man shot and killed his wife, shot three of his four children, set the house on fire and then shot and killed himself. One of the children he shot is dead and the other two are in surgery.— Samantha Day (@Samantha


West Point league sends three teams to state tournament - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — The West Point Parks and Recreation program is sending three little league softball teams to the state championship in Cartersville today.The 10 and under, 12 and under and 14 and under All-Star girls are all playing in the tournament for a chance to advance to the regional stage.“[We’r


Valley Police arrest woman for attempted extortion

Authorities say Dorothy H. Sledge, 62 of Valley, was arrested by Valley Police Department Investigators on five counts of first degree Attempted Extortion which is a Class “C” felony.


Valley police seeks help in identifying vehicle break-in, theft suspect

“This past Sunday, three vehicles were broken into and multiple items were stolen,” according to a statement posted on department’s Facebook page. “Approximately an hour after the break in, the pictured female was at Kroger’s in Lanett attempting to purchase gift cards with a credit card that had be


Filming for "Rock-A-Bye" movie in Harris County begins

HARRIS COUNTY, Ga (WRBL) - There's a lot of talk about the growing movie industry in the state of Georgia, but "Rock-A-Bye" the movie is unique in that it's local to Harris County.


Ga. Subway Employee Calls 911 on Vacationing NC Family, Says They Look Suspicious

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-- A Subway employee is on administrative leave following an incident at a shop in Newnan, GA.


2 men posing as Walmart employees try to steal $3k worth of merchandise, police say

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga.- Two men disguised as Walmart employees tried to steal at least $3,000 worth of merchandise from a Peachtree City store, police say.