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  • Live fire demonstration of new weapon system performed at Ft. Benning

    Live fire demonstration of new weapon system performed at Ft. Benning

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-05-15 23:17:20 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Fort Benning was the site of a live fire demonstration Tuesday for a new weapon system. 

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    Fort Benning was the site of a live fire demonstration Tuesday for a new weapon system. 

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  • Chick-fil-A awards scholarship to team member in Columbus

    Chick-fil-A awards scholarship to team member in Columbus

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-05-15 23:08:04 GMT

    (Source: Facebook, @CFABrandleyPark)(Source: Facebook, @CFABrandleyPark)

    Chick-fil-A is helping one Columbus team member in her journey to college. 

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    Chick-fil-A is helping one Columbus team member in her journey to college. 

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  • Troup County family fighting for change in GA code following fatal accident of mother

    Troup County family fighting for change in GA code following fatal accident of mother

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:07:16 GMT

    (Source: Family)(Source: Family)

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), at least 3,000 people die each year in accidents nationally caused by distracted driving. 

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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), at least 3,000 people die each year in accidents nationally caused by distracted driving. 

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  • Chambers County authorities looking to suit up K9s with bulletproof vests

    Chambers County authorities looking to suit up K9s with bulletproof vests

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:03:11 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Known as man’s best friend to many, but to Chambers County K9 handlers, two Malinois are their partners on patrol.

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    Known as man’s best friend to many, but to Chambers County K9 handlers, two Malinois are their partners on patrol.

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  • Columbus Housing Authority adopts smoke-free policy

    Columbus Housing Authority adopts smoke-free policy

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:39:36 GMT

    (Source: The Housing Authority website)(Source: The Housing Authority website)
    (Source: The Housing Authority website)(Source: The Housing Authority website)

    The Housing Authority of Columbus is adopting a new smoke-free policy and there are consequences if violated. 

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    The Housing Authority of Columbus is adopting a new smoke-free policy and there are consequences if violated. 

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  • St. Francis hosting free event to raise awareness of importance of mammography

    St. Francis hosting free event to raise awareness of importance of mammography

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:32:16 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    St. Francis Hospital in Columbus is hosting a free event to raise awareness of the importance of mammography during the month of May and ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

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    St. Francis Hospital in Columbus is hosting a free event to raise awareness of the importance of mammography during the month of May and ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

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  • Teen arrested for kidnapping, false imprisonment

    Teen arrested for kidnapping, false imprisonment

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:56:06 GMT

    Markel Erving (Source: CPD)Markel Erving (Source: CPD)
    Markel Erving (Source: CPD)Markel Erving (Source: CPD)

    Columbus police arrested a teen for several charges. Markel Ervin, 17, was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment on Tuesday. 

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    Columbus police arrested a teen for several charges. Markel Ervin, 17, was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment on Tuesday. 

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  • Lee County schools to provide meals for children in the summer

    Lee County schools to provide meals for children in the summer

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:40:43 GMT

    (Source: Lee County Schools)(Source: Lee County Schools)
    (Source: Lee County Schools)(Source: Lee County Schools)

    Lee County Schools will provide free breakfast and lunch for the summer. 

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    Lee County Schools will provide free breakfast and lunch for the summer. 

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  • SunTrust in Publix grocery store on Woodruff Farm Rd. robbed Monday; CPD searching for suspect

    SunTrust in Publix grocery store on Woodruff Farm Rd. robbed Monday; CPD searching for suspect

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-05-15 01:13:03 GMT

    Columbus police are responding to a reported armed bank robbery Monday evening. 

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    Columbus police are responding to a reported armed bank robbery Monday evening. 

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  • Piedmont Columbus Regional receives quality achievement award for stroke care

    Piedmont Columbus Regional receives quality achievement award for stroke care

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:44:15 GMT

    (Source: Piedmont Columbus Regional)(Source: Piedmont Columbus Regional)
    (Source: Piedmont Columbus Regional)(Source: Piedmont Columbus Regional)

    Piedmont Columbus Regional’s Midtown Campus has received an achievement award for its stroke care. 

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    Piedmont Columbus Regional’s Midtown Campus has received an achievement award for its stroke care. 

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  • Full-time officers could be coming to Muscogee County schools

    Full-time officers could be coming to Muscogee County schools

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:12:02 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A proposed policing plan could add a number of full-time officers to schools across Muscogee County with the ultimate goal being to keep your children safe.

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    A proposed policing plan could add a number of full-time officers to schools across Muscogee County with the ultimate goal being to keep your children safe.

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  • CPD participates in annual Torch Run to raise money for GA Special Olympics

    CPD participates in annual Torch Run to raise money for GA Special Olympics

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:11:15 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Fountain City's men and women in blue put on a different type of gear, lacing up their running shoes to raise money and awareness for the Georgia Special Olympics. 

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    The Fountain City's men and women in blue put on a different type of gear, lacing up their running shoes to raise money and awareness for the Georgia Special Olympics. 

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  • Columbus school teacher honored for making impact on students

    Columbus school teacher honored for making impact on students

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:54:03 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A Muscogee County school teacher is being applauded for the work she's done in her first year on the job.

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    A Muscogee County school teacher is being applauded for the work she's done in her first year on the job.

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  • Law enforcement organization endorses Columbus City Council, GA state rep. candidates

    Law enforcement organization endorses Columbus City Council, GA state rep. candidates

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-05-15 02:40:19 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

     A law enforcement organization announced its support of candidates in five races ahead of next week’s election in Muscogee County. 

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     A law enforcement organization announced its support of candidates in five races ahead of next week’s election in Muscogee County. 

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  • Organization in Columbus motivating youth and young adults with 'college talk' sessions

    Organization in Columbus motivating youth and young adults with 'college talk' sessions

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:17:02 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Standing Against Violence Organization (SAVE) hosted its first of several college talks in Columbus Monday. 

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    The Standing Against Violence Organization (SAVE) hosted its first of several college talks in Columbus Monday. 

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  • CEO of GA Chamber of Commerce visits Kia plant training center in West Point

    CEO of GA Chamber of Commerce visits Kia plant training center in West Point

    Monday, May 14 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-14 23:02:24 GMT

    (Source: Aaron Lee)(Source: Aaron Lee)

    The CEO of Georgia’s Chamber of Commerce visited West Point while on a statewide tour. 

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    The CEO of Georgia’s Chamber of Commerce visited West Point while on a statewide tour. 

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  • CVCC heading back to JUCO World Series

    CVCC heading back to JUCO World Series

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:28:53 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    For the fourth time in five seasons, the Pirates of Chattahoochee Valley Community College are heading to the JUCO World Series. 

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    For the fourth time in five seasons, the Pirates of Chattahoochee Valley Community College are heading to the JUCO World Series. 

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  • Meet Columbus City Council District 3 candidates: Bruce Huff and Juanita Upshaw

    Meet Columbus City Council District 3 candidates: Bruce Huff and Juanita Upshaw

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-05-15 02:53:48 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The race for the District 3 seat on Columbus City Council pits two-term incumbent Bruce Huff against newcomer Juanita Upshaw. 

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    The race for the District 3 seat on Columbus City Council pits two-term incumbent Bruce Huff against newcomer Juanita Upshaw. 

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  • Phenix City NAACP hosts candidate forum for voters

    Phenix City NAACP hosts candidate forum for voters

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-05-15 02:27:14 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Phenix City-Russell County chapter of the NAACP hosted an event Monday night as it works to make sure voters are well informed.

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    The Phenix City-Russell County chapter of the NAACP hosted an event Monday night as it works to make sure voters are well informed.

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  • Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs visits LaGrange police

    Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs visits LaGrange police

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-05-15 01:46:08 GMT

    (Source: City of LaGrange)(Source: City of LaGrange)
    (Source: City of LaGrange)(Source: City of LaGrange)

    The Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs made a special visit to the LaGrange Police Department last week. 

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    The Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs made a special visit to the LaGrange Police Department last week. 

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  • Alligator recovered from Auburn neighborhood

    Alligator recovered from Auburn neighborhood

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-15 01:29:35 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Residents in an Auburn neighborhood are keeping an extra eye out after an alligator was discovered overnight. 

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    Residents in an Auburn neighborhood are keeping an extra eye out after an alligator was discovered overnight. 

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  • Meet mayoral candidate Danny Arencibia

    Meet mayoral candidate Danny Arencibia

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-05-14 22:22:54 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Columbus voters will head to the polls next week to decide who will be the city’s next mayor. 

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    Columbus voters will head to the polls next week to decide who will be the city’s next mayor. 

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  • Columbus Community Orchestra performing Pre-Memorial Day tribute

    Columbus Community Orchestra performing Pre-Memorial Day tribute

    Monday, May 14 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-05-14 21:59:28 GMT

    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    The Columbus, Georgia Community Orchestra is observing Memorial Day early this year. 

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    The Columbus, Georgia Community Orchestra is observing Memorial Day early this year. 

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  • State Rep., businessman with ties to Columbus running for Sec. of State

    State Rep., businessman with ties to Columbus running for Sec. of State

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:44:03 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Primary races for several offices in Georgia will be decided May 22. 

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    Primary races for several offices in Georgia will be decided May 22. 

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  • WTVM/WXTX to host AL 3rd Congressional District Debate

    WTVM/WXTX to host AL 3rd Congressional District Debate

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:42:03 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    News leader 9 will host Alabama's 3rd Congressional District Debate on WTVM and simulcast on our sister station WXTX. 

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    News leader 9 will host Alabama's 3rd Congressional District Debate on WTVM and simulcast on our sister station WXTX. 

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  • Muscogee County Sheriff remembers former Sheriff Ralph Johnson

    Muscogee County Sheriff remembers former Sheriff Ralph Johnson

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:31:19 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Muscogee County Sheriff Donna Tompkins is speaking out following the news and passing of former Muscogee County Sheriff, Ralph Johnson.

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    Muscogee County Sheriff Donna Tompkins is speaking out following the news and passing of former Muscogee County Sheriff, Ralph Johnson.

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  • CPD searching for suspect's vehicle connected to Alta Vista Dr. deadly shooting

    CPD searching for suspect's vehicle connected to Alta Vista Dr. deadly shooting

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:26:25 GMT

    (Source: CPD)(Source: CPD)

    Columbus police are continuing to investigate the deadly shooting on Alta Vista Drive on Sunday, April 29. 

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    Columbus police are continuing to investigate the deadly shooting on Alta Vista Drive on Sunday, April 29. 

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  • East Alabama law enforcement honors fallen officers

    East Alabama law enforcement honors fallen officers

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:19:54 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Their names are read out loud every year to symbolize their sacrifice will never be forgotten.

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    Their names are read out loud every year to symbolize their sacrifice will never be forgotten.

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  • Charity donates special red wagons for children at Piedmont Columbus Regional

    Charity donates special red wagons for children at Piedmont Columbus Regional

    Monday, May 14 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:40:28 GMT

    (Source: Organization Facebook page)(Source: Organization Facebook page)
    (Source: Organization Facebook page)(Source: Organization Facebook page)

    A grandfather's heartbreak is inspiring the invention of a special toy one that the youngest patients at Piedmont Columbus Regional will use to give them a sense of mobility. 

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    A grandfather's heartbreak is inspiring the invention of a special toy one that the youngest patients at Piedmont Columbus Regional will use to give them a sense of mobility. 

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  • Columbus fire officials warn public to avoid portion of 14th Ave. following house fire

    Columbus fire officials warn public to avoid portion of 14th Ave. following house fire

    Monday, May 14 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:36:58 GMT

    (Source: Jason Dennis/WTVM)(Source: Jason Dennis/WTVM)

    Columbus Fire and EMS are working a house fire on 14th Avenue. 

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    Columbus Fire and EMS are working a house fire on 14th Avenue. 

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  • TCSO searching for man wanted for terrorist threats

    TCSO searching for man wanted for terrorist threats

    Monday, May 14 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-05-14 16:17:39 GMT

    (Source: TCSO)(Source: TCSO)
    (Source: TCSO)(Source: TCSO)

    The Troup County Sheriff's Office is on the hunt for a man this afternoon. 

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    The Troup County Sheriff's Office is on the hunt for a man this afternoon. 

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  • Crawford Volunteer Fire Department responding to a house fire on North Herring Rd.

    Crawford Volunteer Fire Department responding to a house fire on North Herring Rd.

    Sunday, May 13 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-05-14 02:19:10 GMT

    (Source: Tony Sloan/WTVM)(Source: Tony Sloan/WTVM)

    The Opelika Fire Department is responding to a fully involved structure fire.

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    The Opelika Fire Department is responding to a fully involved structure fire.

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  • Central High School student receives full scholarship to Yale

    Central High School student receives full scholarship to Yale

    Sunday, May 13 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-14 02:13:30 GMT

    Davornne Lindo (Source: Facebook)Davornne Lindo (Source: Facebook)

    Michelle Canaan says it's the best mothers day gift she could've ever received.

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    Michelle Canaan says it's the best mothers day gift she could've ever received.

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  • TOP STORIES ON 9: Week in review

    TOP STORIES ON 9: Week in review

    Sunday, May 13 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-13 22:51:05 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A lot has gone on in the Chattahoochee Valley and the nation over the last week.

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    A lot has gone on in the Chattahoochee Valley and the nation over the last week.

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  • Columbus cheerleading team crowned national champs

    Columbus cheerleading team crowned national champs

    Sunday, May 13 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-13 20:26:05 GMT

    (Source: United Cheerleading Facebook)(Source: United Cheerleading Facebook)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A stellar season for the United Cheerleading Timor Python team ends in spectacular fashion as the squad returned from Central Florida to the Fountain City last weekend. 

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    A stellar season for the United Cheerleading Timor Python team ends in spectacular fashion as the squad returned from Central Florida to the Fountain City last weekend. 

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  • Athletes from around the world train for 2020 Olympics at Ft. Benning

    Athletes from around the world train for 2020 Olympics at Ft. Benning

    Sunday, May 13 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-05-13 18:48:41 GMT

    (Source: International Shooting Sport Federation)(Source: International Shooting Sport Federation)
    (Source: International Shooting Sport Federation)(Source: International Shooting Sport Federation)

    “It’s nice to have to have the home team support and have my husband here supporting me,” said Sandra Uptagrafft, a 2012 Olympian.

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    “It’s nice to have to have the home team support and have my husband here supporting me,” said Sandra Uptagrafft, a 2012 Olympian.

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  • Mothers to be celebrated at mother-son dance in Columbus

    Mothers to be celebrated at mother-son dance in Columbus

    Saturday, May 12 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-05-13 03:25:26 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Sunday is a special day for mom's around the country. Today, mothers and sons in the Chattahoochee Valley are sharing a special moment.  

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    Sunday is a special day for mom's around the country. Today, mothers and sons in the Chattahoochee Valley are sharing a special moment.  

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  • Former Muscogee County Sheriff passes away

    Former Muscogee County Sheriff passes away

    Saturday, May 12 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-05-12 23:11:59 GMT

    A former Muscogee County Sheriff has passed away. 

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    A former Muscogee County Sheriff has passed away. 

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  • Funeral home in Opelika hosts Mother's Day remembrance service and balloon release

    Funeral home in Opelika hosts Mother's Day remembrance service and balloon release

    Saturday, May 12 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-12 23:09:53 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    For some, Mother’s Day can be difficult as many people have mothers who are no longer here. 

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    For some, Mother’s Day can be difficult as many people have mothers who are no longer here. 

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  • Annual bass rodeo at Lake Oliver raises donations to send kids to summer camp

    Annual bass rodeo at Lake Oliver raises donations to send kids to summer camp

    Saturday, May 12 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-05-12 23:08:58 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. 

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    A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. 

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  • Columbus police officer goes the extra mile to help stranded driver

    Columbus police officer goes the extra mile to help stranded driver

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-12 16:08:50 GMT

    (Source: Facebook, @CPDGA)(Source: Facebook, @CPDGA)

    A Columbus police officer was caught going above and beyond for a stranded driver Friday. 

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    A Columbus police officer was caught going above and beyond for a stranded driver Friday. 

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  • Fort Benning investigators searching for woman involved in kidnapping incident on post, child safe at home

    Fort Benning investigators searching for woman involved in kidnapping incident on post, child safe at home

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-05-12 03:41:32 GMT

    Unidentified Sketch of Woman (Source: WTVM)Unidentified Sketch of Woman (Source: WTVM)

    Fort Benning investigators are asking the public for assistance in identifying and locating a woman involving an alleged kidnapping incident.

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    Fort Benning investigators are asking the public for assistance in identifying and locating a woman involving an alleged kidnapping incident.

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  • Callaway High student wins car as part of positive behavior program

    Callaway High student wins car as part of positive behavior program

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-05-12 03:07:11 GMT

    (Source: Troup County Board of Education)(Source: Troup County Board of Education)
    (Source: Troup County Board of Education)(Source: Troup County Board of Education)

    She says she has been praying for it to happen and it did. Callaway High School junior Oeisha Jenkins heard her name called as the winner of a new Chevy Sonic.

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    She says she has been praying for it to happen and it did. Callaway High School junior Oeisha Jenkins heard her name called as the winner of a new Chevy Sonic.

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  • Columbus organization holds Children’s Mental Health Symposium

    Columbus organization holds Children’s Mental Health Symposium

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-12 02:51:18 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and this week is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

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    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and this week is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

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  • Trade Center chef invites community members to sample cuisine

    Trade Center chef invites community members to sample cuisine

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-05-12 02:32:19 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Did you know we have a world-renowned chef right here in the Fountain City? 

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    Did you know we have a world-renowned chef right here in the Fountain City? 

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  • Hundreds gather in Uptown Columbus for Frogtown Crawfish Festival

    Hundreds gather in Uptown Columbus for Frogtown Crawfish Festival

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-05-12 02:22:59 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Hundreds of people are in Uptown Columbus tonight for the Frogtown Crawfish Festival and a lot of good eating is going on. 

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    Hundreds of people are in Uptown Columbus tonight for the Frogtown Crawfish Festival and a lot of good eating is going on. 

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  • Columbus organization hosts mother and son dance for Mother’s Day

    Columbus organization hosts mother and son dance for Mother’s Day

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-05-12 02:05:36 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Mother’s Day is Sunday and one local non-profit is hosting a special event to commemorate it.

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    Mother’s Day is Sunday and one local non-profit is hosting a special event to commemorate it.

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  • Columbus Fire/EMS gives public demonstration of new training tower

    Columbus Fire/EMS gives public demonstration of new training tower

    Friday, May 11 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-12 01:44:50 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    For many people, calling 911 is the moment that they let first responders take over, and today Columbus Fire and EMS gave people a peek into how they manage some of the calls they go on.

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    For many people, calling 911 is the moment that they let first responders take over, and today Columbus Fire and EMS gave people a peek into how they manage some of the calls they go on.

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  • J.D. Davis Elementary hosts 2nd annual career day

    J.D. Davis Elementary hosts 2nd annual career day

    Friday, May 11 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-12 01:29:59 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    J.D. Davis Elementary hosted their 2nd annual career day for second graders through fifth graders.

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    J.D. Davis Elementary hosted their 2nd annual career day for second graders through fifth graders.

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  • Community reacts to Columbus mayoral candidates following WTVM/WXTX debate

    Community reacts to Columbus mayoral candidates following WTVM/WXTX debate

    Friday, May 11 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-05-12 01:20:49 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    It is your voice and your vote and in less than two weeks, you will have the opportunity to make it heard. 

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    It is your voice and your vote and in less than two weeks, you will have the opportunity to make it heard. 

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  • Lee Co. Humane Society dealing with severe cat hoarding

    Lee Co. Humane Society dealing with severe cat hoarding

    Friday, May 11 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-05-12 00:34:04 GMT

    (Source: Lee County Humane Society Facebook)(Source: Lee County Humane Society Facebook)

    The Lee County Humane Society has rescued 55 cats from a severe hoarding situation in Opelika and will likely be getting more cats in the near future. 

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    The Lee County Humane Society has rescued 55 cats from a severe hoarding situation in Opelika and will likely be getting more cats in the near future. 

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  • Almost 100 lbs. of prescription drugs taken back in east AL

    Almost 100 lbs. of prescription drugs taken back in east AL

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-05-11 23:54:40 GMT

    (Source: WTVM file)(Source: WTVM file)
    (Source: WTVM file)(Source: WTVM file)

    EAST ALABAMA (WTVM) -   In east Alabama, drug take-back programs continue success in battling the growing number of prescription pills being dealt on the streets.

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    EAST ALABAMA (WTVM) -   In east Alabama, drug take-back programs continue success in battling the growing number of prescription pills being dealt on the streets.

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  • Phenix City Fire Dept. responding to contained fire near a house

    Phenix City Fire Dept. responding to contained fire near a house

    Friday, May 11 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-05-11 23:49:12 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Phenix City Fire Department is currently responding to a fire near a home.

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    The Phenix City Fire Department is currently responding to a fire near a home.

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  • Auburn police arrest two men following short chase near school

    Auburn police arrest two men following short chase near school

    Friday, May 11 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:29:41 GMT

    Source: AP GraphicsSource: AP Graphics
    Source: AP GraphicsSource: AP Graphics

    Two men have been arrested in Auburn following an attempted traffic stop that turned into a short police chase. 

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    Two men have been arrested in Auburn following an attempted traffic stop that turned into a short police chase. 

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  • Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Mom-mosa bar

    Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Mom-mosa bar

    Friday, May 11 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:13:15 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Mother’s Day comes and goes every year, so make this year a Mother’s Day for mom to remember with a Mom-mosa bar, instead of the traditional mimosa. 

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    Mother’s Day comes and goes every year, so make this year a Mother’s Day for mom to remember with a Mom-mosa bar, instead of the traditional mimosa. 

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  • SLIDESHOW: Celebrate your mom and send us your Mother's Day pics!

    SLIDESHOW: Celebrate your mom and send us your Mother's Day pics!

    Friday, May 11 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-11 19:44:23 GMT

    WTVM producer Brandy Harris with her daughter LondynWTVM producer Brandy Harris with her daughter Londyn

    Mother’s Day is a time to honor and celebrate your mom and other mother-like influences in your life. 

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    Mother’s Day is a time to honor and celebrate your mom and other mother-like influences in your life. 

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  • Trial set for man accused of killing his girlfriend and son in 2014

    Trial set for man accused of killing his girlfriend and son in 2014

    Friday, May 11 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-05-11 15:06:04 GMT

    Brandon Conner (Source: Muscogee County Jail)Brandon Conner (Source: Muscogee County Jail)

    A horrific incident 4-years ago where a man was accused of killing his girlfriend and six-month-year old child then setting their house on fire has heated back up.

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    A horrific incident 4-years ago where a man was accused of killing his girlfriend and six-month-year old child then setting their house on fire has heated back up.

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  • RECAP: WTVM/WXTX host mayoral debate for Columbus mayoral candidates

    RECAP: WTVM/WXTX host mayoral debate for Columbus mayoral candidates

    Friday, May 11 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-11 14:46:02 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Election day in the Columbus mayoral race is less than two weeks away. 

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    Election day in the Columbus mayoral race is less than two weeks away. 

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  • Firehouse Subs awards over $81K in equipment grants to area first responders

    Firehouse Subs awards over $81K in equipment grants to area first responders

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:26:34 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Firehouse Subs is continuing its mission of supporting hometown heroes. 

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    Firehouse Subs is continuing its mission of supporting hometown heroes. 

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  • LaGrange Police Department offering racial intelligence training to its officers

    LaGrange Police Department offering racial intelligence training to its officers

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:15:13 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The LaGrange Police Department is now offering Racial Intelligence Training and Engagement (RITE) classes for its officers. 

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    The LaGrange Police Department is now offering Racial Intelligence Training and Engagement (RITE) classes for its officers. 

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  • Goodwill in Columbus hosts job far with 60+ employers

    Goodwill in Columbus hosts job far with 60+ employers

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-09 18:25:48 GMT

    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Goodwill Southern Rivers hosted a resource fair in the Chattahoochee Valley.

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    Goodwill Southern Rivers hosted a resource fair in the Chattahoochee Valley.

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  • Columbus man arrested on child molestation charges

    Columbus man arrested on child molestation charges

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-11 03:54:54 GMT

    (Source: Muscogee County Jail)(Source: Muscogee County Jail)

    The Columbus Police Department Special Victims Unit has arrested a Columbus man on multiple felony charges, including child molestation.

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    The Columbus Police Department Special Victims Unit has arrested a Columbus man on multiple felony charges, including child molestation.

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  • WATCH LIVE: WTVM/WXTX hosting debate for Columbus Mayoral candidates

    WATCH LIVE: WTVM/WXTX hosting debate for Columbus Mayoral candidates

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:36:40 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    WTVM and sister station, WXTX will host a debate for all Columbus, GA mayoral candidates.

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    WTVM and sister station, WXTX will host a debate for all Columbus, GA mayoral candidates.

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  • Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission hosts annual awards luncheon

    Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission hosts annual awards luncheon

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:53:17 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Keep Columbus Beautiful Foundation held its annual Awards Luncheon Thursday. 

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    The Keep Columbus Beautiful Foundation held its annual Awards Luncheon Thursday. 

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  • Who are the 2018 Columbus mayoral candidates?

    Who are the 2018 Columbus mayoral candidates?

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:04:41 GMT

    2018 Columbus mayoral candidates2018 Columbus mayoral candidates

    There are six candidates running for mayor in 2018. Here are some facts about the candidates. 

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    There are six candidates running for mayor in 2018. Here are some facts about the candidates. 

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  • Neighbors against affordable housing development in Midtown

    Neighbors against affordable housing development in Midtown

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:36:34 GMT

    (Source: Sharifa Jackson/WTVM)(Source: Sharifa Jackson/WTVM)
    (Source: Sharifa Jackson/WTVM)(Source: Sharifa Jackson/WTVM)

    People in the Midtown area of Columbus are speaking out after plans to build a new housing development becomes more of a reality. 

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    People in the Midtown area of Columbus are speaking out after plans to build a new housing development becomes more of a reality. 

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  • Smiths Station expanding land and defining city borders

    Smiths Station expanding land and defining city borders

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-10 21:34:19 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    New legislation is growing an East Alabama city and sparking the interest of its neighbors.

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    New legislation is growing an East Alabama city and sparking the interest of its neighbors.

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  • Nonprofit organization in Columbus raising funds for medical equipment to benefit children with disabilities

    Nonprofit organization in Columbus raising funds for medical equipment to benefit children with disabilities

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-05-10 04:00:59 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A non-profit organization in Columbus is working to provide parents of children with disabilities with needed equipment. 

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    A non-profit organization in Columbus is working to provide parents of children with disabilities with needed equipment. 

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  • Construction on Wynnton Road expected to be completed in August 2018

    Construction on Wynnton Road expected to be completed in August 2018

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-05-10 04:14:29 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Drivers say driving along Wynnton Road in Columbus during certain times of the day can find you in the middle of slow traffic or even at a stand-still. 

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    Drivers say driving along Wynnton Road in Columbus during certain times of the day can find you in the middle of slow traffic or even at a stand-still. 

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  • Auburn police arrest man for multiple car break-ins

    Auburn police arrest man for multiple car break-ins

    Thursday, May 10 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-10 18:44:01 GMT

    (Source: APD)(Source: APD)
    (Source: APD)(Source: APD)

    Auburn police arrested a man on several charges including five counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle. 

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    Auburn police arrested a man on several charges including five counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle. 

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  • 2 men arrested for trafficking methamphetamine and cocaine in Auburn

    2 men arrested for trafficking methamphetamine and cocaine in Auburn

    Thursday, May 10 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-05-10 18:20:45 GMT

    Jeffrey Lyles and Sawelia Floyd (Source: APD)Jeffrey Lyles and Sawelia Floyd (Source: APD)
    Jeffrey Lyles and Sawelia Floyd (Source: APD)Jeffrey Lyles and Sawelia Floyd (Source: APD)

    Two people were arrested for trafficking drugs in Auburn, AL. 

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    Two people were arrested for trafficking drugs in Auburn, AL. 

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  • UPDATE: Police say toddler hit and killed on Bond Ave. when family member pulled into driveway

    UPDATE: Police say toddler hit and killed on Bond Ave. when family member pulled into driveway

    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-10 17:22:51 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Columbus police say a 22-month-old boy was playing in the driveway of a home when a Ford Explorer pulled into the parking space and hit him Tuesday afternoon.

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    Columbus police say a 22-month-old boy was playing in the driveway of a home when a Ford Explorer pulled into the parking space and hit him Tuesday afternoon.

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  • Man found guilty of attempting to kill two people in Opelika

    Man found guilty of attempting to kill two people in Opelika

    Thursday, May 10 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-10 15:14:06 GMT

    (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)
    (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

    A man who was on the run from authorities is facing time in an east Alabama jail. 

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    A man who was on the run from authorities is facing time in an east Alabama jail. 

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  • East AL man found guilty for attempting to kill a sheriff's deputy

    East AL man found guilty for attempting to kill a sheriff's deputy

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:53:40 GMT

    (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

    An east Alabama man is facing jail time after authorities say he tried to kill a sheriff's deputy.

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    An east Alabama man is facing jail time after authorities say he tried to kill a sheriff's deputy.

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  • 2 AL teens charged as adults following an armed robbery in Opelika

    2 AL teens charged as adults following an armed robbery in Opelika

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:51:39 GMT

    Source: AP GraphicsSource: AP Graphics
    Source: AP GraphicsSource: AP Graphics

    The Opelika Police Department arrested two people following an armed robbery on Wednesday, May 9 around 10 p.m. 

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    The Opelika Police Department arrested two people following an armed robbery on Wednesday, May 9 around 10 p.m. 

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  • Teen arrested for bringing weapon to a high school in Columbus

    Teen arrested for bringing weapon to a high school in Columbus

    Thursday, May 10 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-05-10 13:24:42 GMT

    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    Columbus police arrested a teen for bringing a weapon to school. 

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    Columbus police arrested a teen for bringing a weapon to school. 

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  • Gov. Deal signs bills into law, vetoes others

    Gov. Deal signs bills into law, vetoes others

    Thursday, May 10 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-05-10 11:29:21 GMT

    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    As Governor Deal wraps up his last few months in office, the deadline has come for him to either sign or veto bills passed in the legislature. 

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    As Governor Deal wraps up his last few months in office, the deadline has come for him to either sign or veto bills passed in the legislature. 

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  • Junk removal business grand opening creates jobs for veterans

    Junk removal business grand opening creates jobs for veterans

    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-05-10 09:28:43 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    J-Dog Junk Removal and Hauling is a professional hauling service creating jobs for military veterans in Columbus.

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    J-Dog Junk Removal and Hauling is a professional hauling service creating jobs for military veterans in Columbus.

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  • AMC Theatres announces summer movie camp

    AMC Theatres announces summer movie camp

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-10 02:01:37 GMT

    (Source: AMC Theatres)(Source: AMC Theatres)

    The AMC Classic Summer Movie Camp is set to kick off in June. 

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    The AMC Classic Summer Movie Camp is set to kick off in June. 

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  • Volunteers join House of Heroes to complete home repairs for Army widow

    Volunteers join House of Heroes to complete home repairs for Army widow

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-05-10 03:19:28 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Volunteers from TSYS joined House of Heroes-Chattahoochee Valley in completing home repairs for the spouse of a veteran in Columbus. 

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    Volunteers from TSYS joined House of Heroes-Chattahoochee Valley in completing home repairs for the spouse of a veteran in Columbus. 

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  • GUEST SEGMENT: Mail carriers gearing up for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

    GUEST SEGMENT: Mail carriers gearing up for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-05-10 01:15:14 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    One the largest food drives in the nation is taking place this weekend. 

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    One the largest food drives in the nation is taking place this weekend. 

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  • Investigators say Opelika attorney shows pattern of sexual abuse against minors

    Investigators say Opelika attorney shows pattern of sexual abuse against minors

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-09 23:05:11 GMT

    Gabriel Smith (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)Gabriel Smith (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

    An Opelika attorney appeared in a Lee County courtroom Wednesday, not to defend a client,  but to defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations.

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    An Opelika attorney appeared in a Lee County courtroom Wednesday, not to defend a client,  but to defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations.

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  • Officials warn of heat stroke among kids while in cars as temperatures rise

    Officials warn of heat stroke among kids while in cars as temperatures rise

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-05-09 22:35:31 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    As we approach the hotter months of the year, the dangers of heatstroke while in the car increase, especially for children.

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    As we approach the hotter months of the year, the dangers of heatstroke while in the car increase, especially for children.

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  • Health officials raising of awareness of teen pregnancy

    Health officials raising of awareness of teen pregnancy

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-05-09 22:19:43 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The month of May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month and is dedicated to raising awareness about teen pregnancy and how it can be prevented.

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    The month of May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month and is dedicated to raising awareness about teen pregnancy and how it can be prevented.

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  • Columbus police chief shows appreciation to CPD employees during Public Service Recognition Week

    Columbus police chief shows appreciation to CPD employees during Public Service Recognition Week

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-09 21:33:32 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    This week is Public Service Recognition Week and the police chief in Columbus is showing his appreciation in a major way. 

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    This week is Public Service Recognition Week and the police chief in Columbus is showing his appreciation in a major way. 

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  • Advocates in Columbus push to change stigma surrounding children's mental health

    Advocates in Columbus push to change stigma surrounding children's mental health

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-09 21:22:36 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    As National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week continues, experts in Columbus are inviting parents, teachers, caregivers and other professionals, to change the conversation when it comes to addressing childhood trauma. 

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    As National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week continues, experts in Columbus are inviting parents, teachers, caregivers and other professionals, to change the conversation when it comes to addressing childhood trauma. 

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  • Columbus firefighters honored for hard work and dedication at awards ceremony

    Columbus firefighters honored for hard work and dedication at awards ceremony

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-09 20:51:44 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Columbus Department of Fire & EMS hosted an awards ceremony and reception to honor its employees Wednesday morning. 

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    The Columbus Department of Fire & EMS hosted an awards ceremony and reception to honor its employees Wednesday morning. 

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  • Columbus organization highlights domestic violence following 2 murder suicides

    Columbus organization highlights domestic violence following 2 murder suicides

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-09 20:49:52 GMT

    A domestic situation turning deadly Tuesday morning as a couple going through a divorce was found dead in the backyard of their Lyn Drive home in Columbus.  

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    A domestic situation turning deadly Tuesday morning as a couple going through a divorce was found dead in the backyard of their Lyn Drive home in Columbus.  

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  • UPDATE: Couple found dead on Lyn Drive in Columbus ruled as murder-suicide

    UPDATE: Couple found dead on Lyn Drive in Columbus ruled as murder-suicide

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-05-09 20:18:51 GMT

    A couple was found dead in the backyard of a home near Moon Road, following a murder-suicide according to police. 

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    A couple was found dead in the backyard of a home near Moon Road, following a murder-suicide according to police. 

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  • Kinetic Credit Union awards scholarships to rising college student in the Chattahoochee Valley

    Kinetic Credit Union awards scholarships to rising college student in the Chattahoochee Valley

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-09 19:54:18 GMT

    (Source: Kinetic Credit Union)(Source: Kinetic Credit Union)
    (Source: Kinetic Credit Union)(Source: Kinetic Credit Union)

    Kinetic Credit Union awarded the Ronald J. Mahoney Kinetic scholarship to two rising college students in the Chattahoochee Valley on May 8.

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    Kinetic Credit Union awarded the Ronald J. Mahoney Kinetic scholarship to two rising college students in the Chattahoochee Valley on May 8.

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  • Columbus 2038 meetings underway to discuss making improvements in the community

    Columbus 2038 meetings underway to discuss making improvements in the community

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-05-09 03:06:25 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    One of a series of meetings to identify how the Columbus community can improve took place Tuesday at St. Luke Ministry Center. 

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    One of a series of meetings to identify how the Columbus community can improve took place Tuesday at St. Luke Ministry Center. 

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  • RiverMill Event Center in Columbus celebrates grand opening

    RiverMill Event Center in Columbus celebrates grand opening

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-05-09 04:15:01 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The RiverMill Event Center celebrated its grand opening in Columbus. 

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    The RiverMill Event Center celebrated its grand opening in Columbus. 

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  • Special Report: Licensed to Pill

    Special Report: Licensed to Pill

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-05-09 18:39:22 GMT

    It’s a prescription drug so dangerous, doctors have to follow critical safety steps before prescribing it. But there is one problem., the same company that is making the regulations for the drug is the one prescribing it.

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    It’s a prescription drug so dangerous, doctors have to follow critical safety steps before prescribing it. But there is one problem., the same company that is making the regulations for the drug is the one prescribing it.

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  • CSU announces graduation dates

    CSU announces graduation dates

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-05-09 17:39:40 GMT

    (Source: Columbus State University)(Source: Columbus State University)
    (Source: Columbus State University)(Source: Columbus State University)

    Columbus State University’s Spring graduation has been announced. 

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    Columbus State University’s Spring graduation has been announced. 

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  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic backed up on JR Allen Pkwy through 4th Ave.

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic backed up on JR Allen Pkwy through 4th Ave.

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-05-09 13:40:46 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Expect some delays Wednesday morning due to traffic being at a standstill on JR Allen.

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    Expect some delays Wednesday morning due to traffic being at a standstill on JR Allen.

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  • West Point Dam Road closes for second time in a week

    West Point Dam Road closes for second time in a week

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-05-09 12:56:50 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A major road over the West Point Dam will close today for the second time in a week.

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    A major road over the West Point Dam will close today for the second time in a week.

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  • Military Matters: Ft. Benning plans massive Independence Celebration for 100th anniversary

    Military Matters: Ft. Benning plans massive Independence Celebration for 100th anniversary

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-05-09 12:26:15 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Fort Benning is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. So why not blow it out with a huge fireworks show?

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    Fort Benning is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. So why not blow it out with a huge fireworks show?

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  • Opelika attorney facing child sexual abuse charges appears in court

    Opelika attorney facing child sexual abuse charges appears in court

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-05-09 11:46:33 GMT

    Gabriel Smith (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)Gabriel Smith (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)
    Gabriel Smith (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)Gabriel Smith (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

    An Opelika attorney who is facing child sex abuse charges will head to court today. 

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    An Opelika attorney who is facing child sex abuse charges will head to court today. 

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  • State lawmakers and candidates attend Muscogee County Republican Party meeting

    State lawmakers and candidates attend Muscogee County Republican Party meeting

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-09 04:23:44 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Georgia’s attorney general and a candidate running to be one of the top lawmakers in the state visited Columbus Tuesday. 

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    Georgia’s attorney general and a candidate running to be one of the top lawmakers in the state visited Columbus Tuesday. 

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  • Environmental Health Department offers drive-thru rabies clinic in Columbus

    Environmental Health Department offers drive-thru rabies clinic in Columbus

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-05-09 03:35:33 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Environmental Health Department held its annual drive-thru rabies clinic in the Columbus Civic Center Parking lot.

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    The Environmental Health Department held its annual drive-thru rabies clinic in the Columbus Civic Center Parking lot.

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  • 19 area prep athletes sign scholarships on Tuesday

    19 area prep athletes sign scholarships on Tuesday

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-09 01:25:47 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Tuesday was a big day for high school athletes moving to the next level as a pair of area high school held mass signings. 

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    Tuesday was a big day for high school athletes moving to the next level as a pair of area high school held mass signings. 

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  • Several new purchases approved at Columbus City Council meeting

    Several new purchases approved at Columbus City Council meeting

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-08 23:09:01 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Several purchases were approved from the city manager’s agenda at a Columbus City Council meeting Tuesday morning. 

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    Several purchases were approved from the city manager’s agenda at a Columbus City Council meeting Tuesday morning. 

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  • Verdict reached in 2013 Chambers Co.murder trial

    Verdict reached in 2013 Chambers Co.murder trial

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-08 21:51:30 GMT

    (Source: Chambers County)(Source: Chambers County)

    The verdict has been reached in the 2013 Chambers County murder trial.

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    The verdict has been reached in the 2013 Chambers County murder trial.

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  • Great Wolf Lodge announces its official beer will be from a LaGrange brewery

    Great Wolf Lodge announces its official beer will be from a LaGrange brewery

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-05-08 21:47:52 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The grand opening of the Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange will take place in a few weeks. 

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    The grand opening of the Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange will take place in a few weeks. 

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  • Meritage restaurant closing in Uptown Columbus

    Meritage restaurant closing in Uptown Columbus

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-08 20:34:21 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A restaurant in Uptown will close its doors in less than two weeks. 

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    A restaurant in Uptown will close its doors in less than two weeks. 

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  • Columbus City Council discusses agenda, 2019 budget

    Columbus City Council discusses agenda, 2019 budget

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-05-08 20:09:49 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A jam-packed morning for Columbus city leaders, as they moved through their scheduled council agenda, only to start a special meeting designed to discuss the proposed fiscal budget for 2019. 

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    A jam-packed morning for Columbus city leaders, as they moved through their scheduled council agenda, only to start a special meeting designed to discuss the proposed fiscal budget for 2019. 

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  • Zeph Baker cleared to run for mayor after several residency hearings

    Zeph Baker cleared to run for mayor after several residency hearings

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-08 19:44:20 GMT

    Zeph Baker (Source: WTVM)Zeph Baker (Source: WTVM)

    With election day in another two weeks, a candidate for Columbus mayor is still trying to prove he can run for the office.

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    With election day in another two weeks, a candidate for Columbus mayor is still trying to prove he can run for the office.

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  • Northside High School hosts annual kickball tournament to benefit people with disabilities

    Northside High School hosts annual kickball tournament to benefit people with disabilities

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-05-05 03:27:11 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Northside High School in Columbus hosted its 4th annual ‘Kickin it with Friends’ Kickball Tournament Friday. 

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    Northside High School in Columbus hosted its 4th annual ‘Kickin it with Friends’ Kickball Tournament Friday. 

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  • Train derailment in Manchester, GA shuts down some city streets

    Train derailment in Manchester, GA shuts down some city streets

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-05-08 17:35:54 GMT

    (Source: Manchester Facebook Page)(Source: Manchester Facebook Page)
    (Source: Manchester Facebook Page)(Source: Manchester Facebook Page)

    A train derailed in Manchester, GA on Tuesday. According to the Manchester’s Facebook page, the derailment shut down some city streets on the east side of town. 

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    A train derailed in Manchester, GA on Tuesday. According to the Manchester’s Facebook page, the derailment shut down some city streets on the east side of town. 

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  • LaGrange police searching for man possibly connected to hit-and-run

    LaGrange police searching for man possibly connected to hit-and-run

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-08 13:43:55 GMT

    (Source: LaGrange Police Department)(Source: LaGrange Police Department)

    LaGrange police are searching a man wanted for a hit-and-run. 

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    LaGrange police are searching a man wanted for a hit-and-run. 

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  • Columbus organization brings awareness to Foster Care Month

    Columbus organization brings awareness to Foster Care Month

    Monday, May 7 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-08 01:58:48 GMT

    (Source: Hope Foster Care)(Source: Hope Foster Care)
    (Source: Hope Foster Care)(Source: Hope Foster Care)

    May is National Foster Care Awareness Month and a local group needs more foster families for kids in need.

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    May is National Foster Care Awareness Month and a local group needs more foster families for kids in need.

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  • GUEST SEGMENT: BBB warns of timeshare scammers

    GUEST SEGMENT: BBB warns of timeshare scammers

    Monday, May 7 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-05-08 01:35:22 GMT

    (Source: www.bbb.org)(Source: www.bbb.org)
    (Source: www.bbb.org)(Source: www.bbb.org)

    Summer is right around the corner and for many, it is “timeshare” season as both sellers and buyers looking for just the right deal.

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    Summer is right around the corner and for many, it is “timeshare” season as both sellers and buyers looking for just the right deal.

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  • Columbus police searching for missing teen

    Columbus police searching for missing teen

    Monday, May 7 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-05-07 23:16:30 GMT

    (Source: Columbus Police Department)(Source: Columbus Police Department)
    (Source: Columbus Police Department)(Source: Columbus Police Department)

    The Columbus Police Department is asking for your help in locating a missing teen. 

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    The Columbus Police Department is asking for your help in locating a missing teen. 

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  • Auburn police arrest man charged with 2015 child sexual abuse

    Auburn police arrest man charged with 2015 child sexual abuse

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:36:57 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    On May 7, Auburn police arrested a man in obedience of a grand jury indictment charging him with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years of age. 

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    On May 7, Auburn police arrested a man in obedience of a grand jury indictment charging him with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years of age. 

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  • Girls, Inc. empowers young girls in the Chattahoochee Valley with week-long celebration

    Girls, Inc. empowers young girls in the Chattahoochee Valley with week-long celebration

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:22:21 GMT

    (Source: Girls Inc.)(Source: Girls Inc.)

    A local group is aiming to empower young girls across the Chattahoochee Valley by showing them it takes more than just a mention to get girls and young women the help they want.

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    A local group is aiming to empower young girls across the Chattahoochee Valley by showing them it takes more than just a mention to get girls and young women the help they want.

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  • Victim's mother looking for police video one year after Phenix City officer-involved shooting

    Victim's mother looking for police video one year after Phenix City officer-involved shooting

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:22:19 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Today marks the one year anniversary of an officer-involved shooting in Phenix City.

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    PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Today marks the one year anniversary of an officer-involved shooting in Phenix City.

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  • Auburn man arrested and charged with rape, sodomy

    Auburn man arrested and charged with rape, sodomy

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:48:31 GMT

    (Source: Auburn Police Department)(Source: Auburn Police Department)
    (Source: Auburn Police Department)(Source: Auburn Police Department)

    Auburn police arrested a man on warrants of rape and sodomy May 5.

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    Auburn police arrested a man on warrants of rape and sodomy May 5.

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  • Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating Dollar General robbery involving fake weapon

    Lee Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating Dollar General robbery involving fake weapon

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:30:28 GMT

    (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

    Around 9:00 AM CST, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a Dollar General store, reporting a robbery had just occurred.

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    Around 9:00 AM CST, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a Dollar General store, reporting a robbery had just occurred.

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  • Multiple people in hospital after shooting on Sentry Street in Columbus

    Multiple people in hospital after shooting on Sentry Street in Columbus

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:19:17 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    News Leader 9 is on the scene where Columbus police have blocked off an intersection of Sentry Street in Columbus due to a shooting involving multiple people.

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    News Leader 9 is on the scene where Columbus police have blocked off an intersection of Sentry Street in Columbus due to a shooting involving multiple people.

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  • Woman arrested for intentionally striking person with vehicle in LaGrange

    Woman arrested for intentionally striking person with vehicle in LaGrange

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:03:05 GMT

    Brianna Allen (Source: LaGrange Police)Brianna Allen (Source: LaGrange Police)

    LaGrange police made an arrest after a woman intentionally struck a person with her vehicle. 

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    LaGrange police made an arrest after a woman intentionally struck a person with her vehicle. 

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  • Bobby Howard named head baseball coach at St. Anne Pacelli High School

    Bobby Howard named head baseball coach at St. Anne Pacelli High School

    Monday, May 7 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-05-07 20:53:48 GMT

    Bobby Howard is the new head Vikings baseball coach (Source: St. Anne-Pacelli)Bobby Howard is the new head Vikings baseball coach (Source: St. Anne-Pacelli)

    A splash hire made at St. Anne Pacelli High School. Bobby Howard was named the new head coach of the baseball team Monday afternoon.

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    A splash hire made at St. Anne Pacelli High School. Bobby Howard was named the new head coach of the baseball team Monday afternoon.

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  • Columbus community concerned after weekend block party leaves 5 people injured

    Weekend block party leaves 5 people injured

    Monday, May 7 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-07 20:38:53 GMT

    (Source: Columbus promoter)(Source: Columbus promoter)
    (Source: Columbus promoter)(Source: Columbus promoter)

    A weekend shooting is leaving at least five people injured, and a community concerned. 

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    A weekend shooting is leaving at least five people injured, and a community concerned. 

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  • Columbus police searching for four more suspects in deadly Pizza Hut shooting

    Columbus police searching for four more suspects in deadly Pizza Hut shooting

    Monday, May 7 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-07 20:25:48 GMT

    (Source: Columbus Police Department)(Source: Columbus Police Department)

    The Columbus Police Department needs your help locating four more suspects in connection with the deadly Pizza Hut shooting that took place Apr. 6.

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    The Columbus Police Department needs your help locating four more suspects in connection with the deadly Pizza Hut shooting that took place Apr. 6.

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  • Boil water advisory canceled in West Point following large water main break

    Boil water advisory canceled in West Point following large water main break

    Monday, May 7 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-05-07 18:21:13 GMT

    (Source: Mya Johnson/WTVM)(Source: Mya Johnson/WTVM)
    (Source: Mya Johnson/WTVM)(Source: Mya Johnson/WTVM)

    The water is now safe to drink in West Point. A boil water advisory has been canceled after a water main break possibly contaminated the drinking supply last Thursday.

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    The water is now safe to drink in West Point. A boil water advisory has been canceled after a water main break possibly contaminated the drinking supply last Thursday.

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  • Columbus police officer shows off basketball skills to young man

    Columbus police officer shows off basketball skills to young man

    Monday, May 7 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-05-07 18:06:14 GMT

    (Source: CPD)(Source: CPD)
    (Source: CPD)(Source: CPD)

    A Columbus police officer has been caught playing around on the job - but for a good reason. 

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    A Columbus police officer has been caught playing around on the job - but for a good reason. 

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  • COURT: 16 pounds of marijuana stolen in deadly pizza restaurant shooting

    COURT: 16 pounds of marijuana stolen in deadly pizza restaurant shooting

    Monday, May 7 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-05-07 16:18:16 GMT

    (Source: Columbus Police Department)(Source: Columbus Police Department)

    A man arrested and charged with the murder of a local rapper outside a pizza shop in Columbus answered to several charges in Recorders Court.  

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    A man arrested and charged with the murder of a local rapper outside a pizza shop in Columbus answered to several charges in Recorders Court.  

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  • Oldest Negro league baseball player passes away

    Oldest Negro league baseball player passes away

    Monday, May 7 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-05-07 15:58:53 GMT

    (Source: Marion Co. Chamber of Commerce)(Source: Marion Co. Chamber of Commerce)

    One of the oldest Negro League baseball player has passed away. 

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    One of the oldest Negro League baseball player has passed away. 

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  • Potential delays in Auburn with Toomer’s Corner work

    Potential delays in Auburn with Toomer’s Corner work

    Sunday, May 6 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-05-06 23:59:22 GMT

    (Source: Auburn University's web cam)(Source: Auburn University's web cam)
    (Source: Auburn University's web cam)(Source: Auburn University's web cam)

    You may run into some delays if you are traveling through Toomer’s Corner in Auburn. 

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    You may run into some delays if you are traveling through Toomer’s Corner in Auburn. 

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  • Columbus Safe Kids hands out life jackets to ‘River Savvy Kids’

    Columbus Safe Kids hands out life jackets to ‘River Savvy Kids’

    Sunday, May 6 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-06 22:49:00 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Down by the Chattahoochee River, public health volunteers hosted a special party for families to learn the importance of life jackets while enjoying the river. 

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    Down by the Chattahoochee River, public health volunteers hosted a special party for families to learn the importance of life jackets while enjoying the river. 

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  • RiverFest 2018 comes to a close with paddleboarding competition

    RiverFest 2018 comes to a close with paddleboarding competition

    Sunday, May 6 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-06 20:04:45 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Professionals, amateurs and even kids all hopped on a board for some competition in the Hooch at RiverFest.

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    Professionals, amateurs and even kids all hopped on a board for some competition in the Hooch at RiverFest.

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  • List: Teacher Appreciation Week deals in the Chattahoochee Valley

    List: Teacher Appreciation Week deals in the Chattahoochee Valley

    Sunday, May 6 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-05-06 19:31:22 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Teacher Appreciation Week begins today, May 6 and lasts through Saturday, May 12. Check out the list of businesses and restaurants in the Chattahoochee Valley wanting to help out our educators.

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    Teacher Appreciation Week begins today, May 6 and lasts through Saturday, May 12. Check out the list of businesses and restaurants in the Chattahoochee Valley wanting to help out our educators.

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  • Actor Mark Wahlberg meets fans with visit to Fort Benning

    Actor Mark Wahlberg meets fans with visit to Fort Benning

    Sunday, May 6 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-05-06 17:29:27 GMT

    (Source: Aaron Lee/WTVM)(Source: Aaron Lee/WTVM)
    (Source: Aaron Lee/WTVM)(Source: Aaron Lee/WTVM)

    Actor Mark Wahlberg made a stop at Fort Benning Saturday to meet with soldiers and their families.

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    Actor Mark Wahlberg made a stop at Fort Benning Saturday to meet with soldiers and their families.

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  • METRA makes changes following city-wide surveys

    METRA makes changes following city-wide surveys

    Saturday, May 5 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-05 23:05:25 GMT

    (Source: Jose Zozaya/ WTVM)(Source: Jose Zozaya/ WTVM)

    The city has decided to make some changes to the METRA system's least utilized routes, saving a pretty penny but allowing the public to try it all out today for free. 

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    The city has decided to make some changes to the METRA system's least utilized routes, saving a pretty penny but allowing the public to try it all out today for free. 

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  • News Leader 9 week in review

    News Leader 9 week in review

    Saturday, May 5 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-05-05 23:03:25 GMT

    (Source: Columbus Police Department)(Source: Columbus Police Department)
    (Source: Columbus Police Department)(Source: Columbus Police Department)

    The last seven days have been very eventful. Let's take a look back at some of this week's top stories.

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    The last seven days have been very eventful. Let's take a look back at some of this week's top stories.

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  • NFL player announces flag football league in Troup Co.

    NFL player announces flag football league in Troup Co.

    Saturday, May 5 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-05-05 22:22:16 GMT

    (Source: Wesley Woodyard)(Source: Wesley Woodyard)

    A LaGrange native who plays for the Tennessee Titans has announced that he will be bringing a free flag football youth summer league to the Chattahoochee Valley.

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    A LaGrange native who plays for the Tennessee Titans has announced that he will be bringing a free flag football youth summer league to the Chattahoochee Valley.

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  • Auburn University holds seven graduation ceremonies over four days

    Auburn University holds seven graduation ceremonies over four days

    Saturday, May 5 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-05 22:00:04 GMT

    (Source: Auburn University)(Source: Auburn University)
    (Source: Auburn University)(Source: Auburn University)
    A group students are set to become alumni of Auburn University in the near future. Auburn will hold seven graduation ceremonies that take place over four days. Find out when the ceremonies are and which groups will be graduating in the list below. Saturday, May 5 10:00 a.m. Engineering University College Graduate Students in Engineering 2:00 p.m Architecture, Design and Construction Human Sciences Nursing Sciences and Mathematics Graduate Students in the...More >>
    A group students are set to become alumni of Auburn University in the near future. Auburn will hold seven graduation ceremonies that take place over four days. Find out when the ceremonies are and which groups will be graduating in the list below. Saturday, May 5 10:00 a.m. Engineering University College Graduate Students in Engineering 2:00 p.m Architecture, Design and Construction Human Sciences Nursing Sciences and Mathematics Graduate Students in the...More >>
  • Former Headquarter Nissan GM passes away following battle with cancer

    Former Headquarter Nissan GM passes away following battle with cancer

    Saturday, May 5 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-05 19:42:40 GMT

    (Source: Together Columbus Facebook page)(Source: Together Columbus Facebook page)

    Former General Manager of Headquarter Nissan has passed away. 

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    Former General Manager of Headquarter Nissan has passed away. 

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  • Columbus police investigating early morning stabbing

    Columbus police investigating early morning stabbing

    Saturday, May 5 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-05-05 19:16:30 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Columbus Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred in the early morning Friday, May 4.

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    The Columbus Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred in the early morning Friday, May 4.

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  • GUEST SEGMENT: Food and lifestyle expert shares easy recipes for Cinco de Mayo, GA beef month

    GUEST SEGMENT: Food and lifestyle expert shares easy recipes for Cinco de Mayo, GA beef month

    Saturday, May 5 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-05-05 18:28:52 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    In addition to today being Cinco de Mayo, May is Georgia beef month. With 15,000 beef cattle operations in Georgia spanning all 159 counties, Georgia beef month is a great time to celebrate the impact beef has on our state.

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    In addition to today being Cinco de Mayo, May is Georgia beef month. With 15,000 beef cattle operations in Georgia spanning all 159 counties, Georgia beef month is a great time to celebrate the impact beef has on our state.

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  • List: Events happening during Uptown's RiverFest in Columbus

    List: Events happening during Uptown's RiverFest in Columbus

    Saturday, May 5 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-05-05 16:48:28 GMT

    (Source: Uptown's RiverFest presented by: Salt Life Facebook)(Source: Uptown's RiverFest presented by: Salt Life Facebook)
    (Source: Uptown's RiverFest presented by: Salt Life Facebook)(Source: Uptown's RiverFest presented by: Salt Life Facebook)

    RiverFest weekend is underway in the Chattahoochee Valley. 

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    RiverFest weekend is underway in the Chattahoochee Valley. 

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  • Allen Elementary in Columbus celebrates STEAM day

    Allen Elementary in Columbus celebrates STEAM day

    Saturday, May 5 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-05-05 15:38:24 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Allen Elementary School students are celebrating science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEAM.

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    Allen Elementary School students are celebrating science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEAM.

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  • UPDATE: Smiths Station 14-month-old dies following drowning

    UPDATE: Smiths Station 14-month-old dies following drowning

    Saturday, May 5 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-05-05 13:48:53 GMT

    Source: AP GraphicsSource: AP Graphics

    A 14-month-old toddler from Smiths Station died Friday following a pool incident. 

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    A 14-month-old toddler from Smiths Station died Friday following a pool incident. 

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  • Lee County Sheriff's Office warns of reported phone scam

    Lee County Sheriff's Office warns of reported phone scam

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:52:05 GMT

    (Credit: AP Graphics)(Credit: AP Graphics)

    The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is warning the public of a reported phone scam. 

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    The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is warning the public of a reported phone scam. 

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  • Auburn man charged with possession, production of child pornography

    Auburn man charged with possession, production of child pornography

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:11:22 GMT

    Andrew Cantley ( Source: Auburn Police)Andrew Cantley ( Source: Auburn Police)

    An Auburn man was arrested following an investigation into the circulation of inappropriate images of a minor. 

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    An Auburn man was arrested following an investigation into the circulation of inappropriate images of a minor. 

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  • NFL player, LaGrange native visits hometown to inspire young athletes

    NFL player, LaGrange native visits hometown to inspire young athletes

    Friday, May 4 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-05-04 23:19:16 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    An NFL athlete from LaGrange returned to his hometown Friday. 

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    An NFL athlete from LaGrange returned to his hometown Friday. 

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  • Relay for Life celebrates 25th anniversary in Muscogee County

    Relay for Life celebrates 25th anniversary in Muscogee County

    Friday, May 4 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-05-05 02:36:24 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The American Cancer Society is raising awareness for patients, survivors, and their caregivers in Muscogee County Friday night. 

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    The American Cancer Society is raising awareness for patients, survivors, and their caregivers in Muscogee County Friday night. 

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  • $9.9M courthouse expansion underway in Lee County

    $9.9M courthouse expansion underway in Lee County

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-05-05 03:49:48 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Millions of dollars will go towards the expansion of the Lee County Courthouse.

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    Millions of dollars will go towards the expansion of the Lee County Courthouse.

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  • Star Wars Day celebrated at the Columbus Museum

    Star Wars Day celebrated at the Columbus Museum

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-05 03:43:09 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    May 4 marked Star Wars Day and people in the Chattahoochee Valley celebrated at the Columbus Museum. 

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    May 4 marked Star Wars Day and people in the Chattahoochee Valley celebrated at the Columbus Museum. 

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  • RiverFest kicks off in the Chattahoochee Valley, BBQ competition underway

    RiverFest kicks off in the Chattahoochee Valley, BBQ competition underway

    Friday, May 4 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-05-05 03:08:42 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Pork loin, ribs, and pulled pork. If your mouth is watering, you're not alone. There's a big weekend ahead here in the Chattahoochee Valley. 

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    Pork loin, ribs, and pulled pork. If your mouth is watering, you're not alone. There's a big weekend ahead here in the Chattahoochee Valley. 

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  • Columbus Fire & EMS hosts firefighting, rescue demonstration

    Columbus Fire & EMS hosts firefighting, rescue demonstration

    Friday, May 4 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-05-05 02:02:29 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Columbus Fire and Emergency Medical Services will host a demonstration May 11 at its training tower on Macon Road.

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    Columbus Fire and Emergency Medical Services will host a demonstration May 11 at its training tower on Macon Road.

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  • Georgia superintendent visits schools in Harris County

    Georgia superintendent visits schools in Harris County

    Friday, May 4 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-05-05 01:05:36 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Georgia's new state superintendent visited schools in Harris County Friday. 

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    Georgia's new state superintendent visited schools in Harris County Friday. 

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  • New class teaches water survival tactics for infants in the Chattahoochee Valley

    New class teaches water survival tactics for infants in the Chattahoochee Valley

    Friday, May 4 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-05-04 22:40:04 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Ahead of the summer season, experts are warning of common pool dangers. 

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    Ahead of the summer season, experts are warning of common pool dangers. 

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  • Sullivan Cup tank competition wraps up at Fort Benning

    Sullivan Cup tank competition wraps up at Fort Benning

    Friday, May 4 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-04 21:55:49 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Fort Benning ended this year’s Sullivan Cup with an awards ceremony Friday. 

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    Fort Benning ended this year’s Sullivan Cup with an awards ceremony Friday. 

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  • Suspect arrested, charged in fatal shooting at Pizza Hut in Columbus

    Suspect arrested, charged in fatal shooting at Pizza Hut in Columbus

    Friday, May 4 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-05-04 20:53:25 GMT

    (Source: Columbus Police Department)(Source: Columbus Police Department)

    A suspect in a fatal shooting at a Pizza Hut in Columbus has been arrested. 

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    A suspect in a fatal shooting at a Pizza Hut in Columbus has been arrested. 

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  • GUEST SEGMENT: Amerigroup hosts 'Mommie & Me' event for new and expecting parents

    GUEST SEGMENT: Amerigroup hosts 'Mommie & Me' event for new and expecting parents

    Friday, May 4 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-05-04 20:39:32 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    An event is taking place in Columbus this weekend for new and expectant parents. 

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    An event is taking place in Columbus this weekend for new and expectant parents. 

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  • Law enforcement agencies respond to reports of injured officer at scene in West Point

    Law enforcement agencies respond to reports of injured officer at scene in West Point

    Friday, May 4 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-04 19:23:34 GMT

    (Source: Rico Mitchell)(Source: Rico Mitchell)

    Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to a scene in West Point after reports of an injured police officer. 

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    Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to a scene in West Point after reports of an injured police officer. 

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  • More than $25K of drugs and paraphernalia seized during drug arrest

    More than $25K of drugs and paraphernalia seized during drug arrest

    Friday, May 4 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-05-04 19:18:26 GMT

    (Source: Muscogee County Jail)(Source: Muscogee County Jail)
    (Source: Muscogee County Jail)(Source: Muscogee County Jail)

    The Columbus Police Department’s S.W.A.T. Team and Special Operations Unit seized more than $25K worth of drugs and paraphernalia on Apr. 27. 

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    The Columbus Police Department’s S.W.A.T. Team and Special Operations Unit seized more than $25K worth of drugs and paraphernalia on Apr. 27. 

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  • GA gubernatorial candidate Hunter Hill stops by Columbus

    GA gubernatorial candidate Hunter Hill stops by Columbus

    Friday, May 4 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-04 18:32:36 GMT

    (Source: Georgia State Senate)(Source: Georgia State Senate)
    (Source: Georgia State Senate)(Source: Georgia State Senate)

    Today, a man running for Ga governor made a visit to the Fountain City while on his statewide bus tour.

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    Today, a man running for Ga governor made a visit to the Fountain City while on his statewide bus tour.

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  • Thunder in the Valley announces it has completed its final air show

    Thunder in the Valley announces it has completed its final air show

    Friday, May 4 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-05-04 14:59:22 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Board of Directors of the Thunder in the Valley Air Show has announced that this past April’s air show will be the organization’s last.

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    The Board of Directors of the Thunder in the Valley Air Show has announced that this past April’s air show will be the organization’s last.

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  • The Power of Goodwill: Injured eagle returns to the wild following care at AU

    The Power of Goodwill: Injured eagle returns to the wild following care at AU

    Friday, May 4 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-04 13:56:28 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    An injured eagle is back in the wild now after getting some care from Auburn University and a state department.

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    An injured eagle is back in the wild now after getting some care from Auburn University and a state department.

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  • West Point Dam Roadway to be closed for Ft. Benning training

    West Point Dam Roadway to be closed for Ft. Benning training

    Friday, May 4 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-05-04 13:20:17 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A parachute infantry regiment from Fort Benning will shut down a busy road in West Point today, Friday, May 4.

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    A parachute infantry regiment from Fort Benning will shut down a busy road in West Point today, Friday, May 4.

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  • Standstill traffic on I-185 caused by major accident

    Standstill traffic on I-185 caused by major accident

    Friday, May 4 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-05-04 12:54:46 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A major accident has southbound traffic on I-185 currently at a standstill. 

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    A major accident has southbound traffic on I-185 currently at a standstill. 

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  • Man identified in officer-involved shooting at Wilson Homes Apartments in Columbus

    Man identified in officer-involved shooting at Wilson Homes Apartments in Columbus

    Thursday, May 3 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-03 04:22:34 GMT

    (Source: Sharifa Jackson)(Source: Sharifa Jackson)

    One man is dead following an officer-involved shooting at Wilson Homes Apartments in Columbus.

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    One man is dead following an officer-involved shooting at Wilson Homes Apartments in Columbus.

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  • Actor Mark Wahlberg to visit soldiers and families at Ft. Benning

    Actor Mark Wahlberg to visit soldiers and families at Ft. Benning

    Friday, May 4 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-05-04 04:38:46 GMT

    (Source: Twitter, @markwahlberg)(Source: Twitter, @markwahlberg)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    An American actor and producer will be visiting soldiers and families at Fort Benning this weekend. 

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    An American actor and producer will be visiting soldiers and families at Fort Benning this weekend. 

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  • North Columbus Elementary teacher named 2018 Muscogee County Teacher of the Year

    North Columbus Elementary teacher named 2018 Muscogee County Teacher of the Year

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:56:51 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Muscogee County Teacher of the Year has been announced. 

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    The Muscogee County Teacher of the Year has been announced. 

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  • House of Heroes and volunteers complete home repairs for Navy veteran in Phenix City

    House of Heroes and volunteers complete home repairs for Navy veteran in Phenix City

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:36:31 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    House of Heroes-Chattahoochee Valley Chapter along with volunteers from Liberty Utilities and Fort Benning OCS partnered to help complete home repairs for a veteran in Phenix City. 

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    House of Heroes-Chattahoochee Valley Chapter along with volunteers from Liberty Utilities and Fort Benning OCS partnered to help complete home repairs for a veteran in Phenix City. 

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  • Medical experts warning of increase in rare eye cancer

    Medical experts warning of increase in rare eye cancer

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:17:46 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A group of patients with a rare type of cancer had researchers headed to Alabama. 

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    A group of patients with a rare type of cancer had researchers headed to Alabama. 

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  • U.S. Senator and Congressman talk tax reform with Aflac employees in Columbus

    U.S. Senator and Congressman talk tax reform with Aflac employees in Columbus

    Thursday, May 3 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-04 03:05:08 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A unique opportunity for Alfac employees was presented Thursday at their worldwide headquarters in Columbus. 

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    A unique opportunity for Alfac employees was presented Thursday at their worldwide headquarters in Columbus. 

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Coolsculpting - A Cool Way to Fight Fat

    SPECIAL REPORT: Coolsculpting - A Cool Way to Fight Fat

    Thursday, May 3 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-05-04 01:32:13 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Summer is almost here and there's a hot new trend that could be just the thing you need to be bathing suit ready. 

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    Summer is almost here and there's a hot new trend that could be just the thing you need to be bathing suit ready. 

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  • Police say victim in fatal Columbus officer involved shooting linked to two separate murders

    Police say victim in fatal Columbus officer involved shooting linked to two separate murders

    Thursday, May 3 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-05-03 23:11:55 GMT

    (Source: Sharifa Jackson)(Source: Sharifa Jackson)

    While family and friends are mourning the loss of a 24-year-old killed in a fatal officer-involved shooting, Columbus police are piecing together the victim’s involvement with two area homicides.

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    While family and friends are mourning the loss of a 24-year-old killed in a fatal officer-involved shooting, Columbus police are piecing together the victim’s involvement with two area homicides.

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  • National Day of Prayer observed in Phenix City

    National Day of Prayer observed in Phenix City

    Thursday, May 3 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-03 21:46:07 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    National Day of Prayer is observed on the first Thursday of May each year. It’s not a formal holiday, but events take place throughout the U.S. to unite the community on this special day.

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    National Day of Prayer is observed on the first Thursday of May each year. It’s not a formal holiday, but events take place throughout the U.S. to unite the community on this special day.

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  • Ronald McDonald House celebrates new family room at Piedmont Columbus Regional

    Ronald McDonald House celebrates new family room at Piedmont Columbus Regional

    Thursday, May 3 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-03 20:52:00 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The grand opening for a new Ronald McDonald family room at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital was held Thursday. 

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    The grand opening for a new Ronald McDonald family room at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital was held Thursday. 

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  • Arts-based after-school program hosts spring arts reception in Columbus

    Arts-based after-school program hosts spring arts reception in Columbus

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:23:29 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Empowered Youth of Columbus (EYC) held its Spring Arts Reception at Columbus State University Wednesday. 

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    Empowered Youth of Columbus (EYC) held its Spring Arts Reception at Columbus State University Wednesday. 

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  • City of Columbus invites public to let your voice be heard

    City of Columbus invites public to let your voice be heard

    Thursday, May 3 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-05-03 19:40:32 GMT

    (Source: City of Columbus)(Source: City of Columbus)
    (Source: City of Columbus)(Source: City of Columbus)

    The City of Columbus’ Planning Department is hosting three open houses in three locations around the city. 

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    The City of Columbus’ Planning Department is hosting three open houses in three locations around the city. 

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  • Russell County Sheriff's Office warning the public of phone scam

    Russell County Sheriff's Office warning the public of phone scam

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-05-03 02:40:13 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The Russell County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of a recent phone scam. 

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    The Russell County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of a recent phone scam. 

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  • Verdict reached in 2014 deadly drive-by shooting on Forsyth St.

    Verdict reached in 2014 deadly drive-by shooting on Forsyth St.

    Thursday, May 3 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-05-03 19:38:41 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A Columbus man suspected of a deadly drive-by shooting has been acquitted of the most serious charges. 

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    A Columbus man suspected of a deadly drive-by shooting has been acquitted of the most serious charges. 

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  • Auburn police arrest 2 burglary suspects

    Auburn police arrest 2 burglary suspects

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:37:36 GMT

    Jay Kepner ( Auburn Police)Jay Kepner ( Auburn Police)

    Auburn police arrested two burglary suspects Wednesday, May 2. 

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    Auburn police arrested two burglary suspects Wednesday, May 2. 

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  • UPDATE: Water service restored in West Point; boil water advisory still in effect

    UPDATE: Water service restored in West Point; boil water advisory still in effect

    Thursday, May 3 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-05-03 18:03:20 GMT

    (Source: Mya Johnson/WTVM)(Source: Mya Johnson/WTVM)

    The City of West Point has issued a boil water advisory following a major water main break. 

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    The City of West Point has issued a boil water advisory following a major water main break. 

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  • Auburn man arrested for stealing weapons during burglary

    Auburn man arrested for stealing weapons during burglary

    Thursday, May 3 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-03 16:20:03 GMT

    Isaiah Baker (Source: APD)Isaiah Baker (Source: APD)
    Isaiah Baker (Source: APD)Isaiah Baker (Source: APD)

    Auburn police arrested an 18-year-old on felony warrants. 

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    Auburn police arrested an 18-year-old on felony warrants. 

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  • Special Report: Cool Way To Fight Fat

    Special Report: Cool Way To Fight Fat

    No surgery. No downtime. Can you really melt away your trouble spots with the cold? 

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    No surgery. No downtime. Can you really melt away your trouble spots with the cold? 

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  • Chambers Co. Sheriff’s Office releases sketch of fugitive wanted for over 30 years

    Chambers Co. Sheriff’s Office releases sketch of fugitive wanted for over 30 years

    Thursday, May 3 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-05-03 12:11:34 GMT

    (Source: Chambers County Alabama Sheriff's Office Facebook)(Source: Chambers County Alabama Sheriff's Office Facebook)

    Investigators in Chambers County are not giving up their search who has been on the run for more than 30 years.

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    Investigators in Chambers County are not giving up their search who has been on the run for more than 30 years.

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  • Georgia politicians meet with Aflac employees

    Georgia politicians meet with Aflac employees

    Thursday, May 3 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-05-03 11:32:28 GMT

    (Source: AFLAC)(Source: AFLAC)
    (Source: AFLAC)(Source: AFLAC)

    A pair of Georgia politicians are in Columbus today to meet with Aflac employees.

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    A pair of Georgia politicians are in Columbus today to meet with Aflac employees.

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  • Community members mourn loss of former Columbus Tax Commissioner

    Community members mourn loss of former Columbus Tax Commissioner

    Thursday, May 3 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-05-03 04:05:20 GMT

    (Source: Kimber Goodwin)(Source: Kimber Goodwin)

    Community members are mourning the loss of former Columbus Tax Commissioner Walter M. Goodwin.

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    Community members are mourning the loss of former Columbus Tax Commissioner Walter M. Goodwin.

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  • New housing development to be built near Wynnton Road in Columbus

    New housing development to be built near Wynnton Road in Columbus

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:57 PM EDT2018-05-03 03:57:14 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A multi-million-dollar housing project could bring several of homes to Columbus.

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    A multi-million-dollar housing project could bring several of homes to Columbus.

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  • GA Secretary of State candidate smashes voting machine in latest ad

    GA Secretary of State candidate smashes voting machine in latest ad

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-05-03 02:30:07 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Republican Josh McKoon – who is running for GA Secretary of State – put out a new online commercial where he can be seen using baseball bats to smash a voting machine.

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    Republican Josh McKoon – who is running for GA Secretary of State – put out a new online commercial where he can be seen using baseball bats to smash a voting machine.

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  • Smiths Station High School hosts annual field day for special needs students

    Smiths Station High School hosts annual field day for special needs students

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-03 01:58:42 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Smiths Station High School held its 4th annual Panther Pow Field Day Wednesday. 

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    Smiths Station High School held its 4th annual Panther Pow Field Day Wednesday. 

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  • Columbus Hospice hosts 25th annual Living with Grief conference

    Columbus Hospice hosts 25th annual Living with Grief conference

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-03 01:25:51 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

     People in the Columbus community got the chance to learn skills to cope with grief. 

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     People in the Columbus community got the chance to learn skills to cope with grief. 

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  • 2015 human-trafficking case closed after victims could not be reached to testify

    2015 human-trafficking case closed after victims could not be reached to testify

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-02 22:32:06 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Three suspects in a Columbus human trafficking case are now free and the case is closed. Deangelo Walker, Kimari Hill, and Byrshae McBride were arrested on sex trafficking charges following a raid at a home on Gleason Avenue in 2015. 

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    Three suspects in a Columbus human trafficking case are now free and the case is closed. Deangelo Walker, Kimari Hill, and Byrshae McBride were arrested on sex trafficking charges following a raid at a home on Gleason Avenue in 2015. 

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  • Sewage smell in Phenix City neighborhood; officials determine cause and announce plans for projects in area

    Sewage smell in Phenix City neighborhood; officials determine cause and announce plans for projects in area

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:43:01 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Phenix City residents say there is a stinky smell across Stadium Drive.

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    Phenix City residents say there is a stinky smell across Stadium Drive.

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  • Small Business Week highlighted in the Chattahoochee Valley

    Small Business Week highlighted in the Chattahoochee Valley

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-02 21:00:10 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Some local entrepreneurs in the Chattahoochee Valley area believe the same thing many politicians will recite on the campaign trail: small businesses are the backbone of the local economy.

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    Some local entrepreneurs in the Chattahoochee Valley area believe the same thing many politicians will recite on the campaign trail: small businesses are the backbone of the local economy.

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  • Governor Nathan Deal signs distracted driving bill into law

    Governor Nathan Deal signs distracted driving bill into law

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-02 20:43:48 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    The distracted driving law to prevent motorists from holding their cell phones behind the wheel and at red lights will go into effect July 1.

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    The distracted driving law to prevent motorists from holding their cell phones behind the wheel and at red lights will go into effect July 1.

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  • Panera Bread to open second location in Columbus

    Panera Bread to open second location in Columbus

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-02 20:42:45 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Panera Bread will soon have a second location in Columbus. 

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    Panera Bread will soon have a second location in Columbus. 

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  • Alabama Power customers to expect lower electric bill

    Alabama Power customers to expect lower electric bill

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-05-02 17:34:44 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    We have good news for Alabama Power customers.

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    We have good news for Alabama Power customers.

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  • LaGrange police one of ten nationwide testers of new non-lethal device

    LaGrange police one of ten nationwide testers of new non-lethal device

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-05-02 13:08:27 GMT

    (Source: City of LaGrange)(Source: City of LaGrange)

    Area law enforcement agencies across the country were given a first look and chance to test out a new, non-lethal device called the BolaWrap.

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    Area law enforcement agencies across the country were given a first look and chance to test out a new, non-lethal device called the BolaWrap.

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  • CSU police searching for theft, fraud suspect

    CSU police searching for theft, fraud suspect

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-05-02 12:05:46 GMT

    (Source: Columbus State University)(Source: Columbus State University)
    (Source: Columbus State University)(Source: Columbus State University)

    The Columbus State University Police Department has released surveillance photos of a man they say is at the center of a theft case of theirs. 

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    The Columbus State University Police Department has released surveillance photos of a man they say is at the center of a theft case of theirs. 

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  • Military Matters: Group runs across Georgia to support Columbus organizations

    Military Matters: Group runs across Georgia to support Columbus organizations

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-05-02 11:42:31 GMT

    (Source: Team News Flash Facebook)(Source: Team News Flash Facebook)
    (Source: Team News Flash Facebook)(Source: Team News Flash Facebook)

    Volunteers go above and beyond to help veterans and their spouses all the time. This group is doing just that with their legs, heart, and spirit.

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    Volunteers go above and beyond to help veterans and their spouses all the time. This group is doing just that with their legs, heart, and spirit.

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  • Tech companies urging Gov. Deal to veto cybersecurity bill

    Tech companies urging Gov. Deal to veto cybersecurity bill

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-05-02 11:04:08 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Tech giants, like Microsoft and Google, are urging Georgia Governor Nathan Deal not to sign a cybersecurity bill, passed by the state legislature last month.

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    Tech giants, like Microsoft and Google, are urging Georgia Governor Nathan Deal not to sign a cybersecurity bill, passed by the state legislature last month.

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  • Husband and wife in Columbus face charges for reportedly growing marijuana

    Husband and wife in Columbus face charges for reportedly growing marijuana

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-05-02 02:09:25 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    A husband and wife in Columbus appeared in court Tuesday following a drug bust last week.

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    A husband and wife in Columbus appeared in court Tuesday following a drug bust last week.

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  • Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts teacher honored for academic and professional achievement

    Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts teacher honored for academic and professional achievement

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-05-02 04:07:55 GMT

    Jeremy Bass ( Source: MCSD)Jeremy Bass ( Source: MCSD)
    Jeremy Bass ( Source: MCSD)Jeremy Bass ( Source: MCSD)

    A classical guitar teacher at the Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts in Columbus has been honored for academic and professional achievement.  

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    A classical guitar teacher at the Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts in Columbus has been honored for academic and professional achievement.  

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  • Mayor breaks down 2019 budget at Columbus City Council meeting

    Mayor breaks down 2019 budget at Columbus City Council meeting

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-05-02 03:59:27 GMT

    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Pay raises for city employees were at the top of the agenda for the first budget review for the 2019 fiscal year.  

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    Pay raises for city employees were at the top of the agenda for the first budget review for the 2019 fiscal year.  

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