Singer R. Kelly surrenders to police after being indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
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  ‘I’ll blow your (expletive) brains out’ great-grandmother said to intruder

A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a man trying to break into her home.

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  Friend of Tip Top Drive murder victim speaks out

Next of kin found days after woman in Auburn officer shooting dies

Military Matters: Army veterans with hearing loss sue earplug manufacturer

Fort Benning investigating death of soldier

Fort Benning taking preventative measures against strep after multiple soldiers infected

After multiple soldiers have been diagnosed with serious strep infections, Fort Benning is putting preventative measures in place to keep the illness from spreading.
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Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

  Auburn University students’ newspaper breaks story on KKK op-ed

Class action lawsuit filed against Georgia Power

Mysterious white foam in Phenix City creek turns out to be gallons of soap

UPDATE: Man shot, killed on Tip Top Drive in Columbus; victim’s girlfriend charged with murder

  Opelika police investigating non-life threatening shooting after man shot inside Samford Ct. home

Tax season underway, Goodwill offers tips to Chattahoochee Valley residents

Lee County, AL votes to renew special property taxes for 3 school districts

UPDATE: Columbus police locate missing 16-year-old

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  Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

SPORTS

  Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Patriots beat Rams 13-3 in lowest scoring Super Bowl ever

New England topped the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in a game that dragged the high-def NFL back to the days of black-and-white TV. It was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in the 53-year history of the game.

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  Man arrested in shooting death of neighbor in Barbour County; victim’s family speaks out

Columbus City Council approves grant for repairs at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium

Midland neighbors frustrated with massive sinkhole barricading road for nearly a year

Neighbor arrested after altercation turns into murder along Hwy. 131 in Barbour Co.

  Community votes 18-1 to move Columbus Government Center in final public meeting

All but one person voted for the third option, which is demolishing the tower, the wings and the garage and rebuilding on the same site
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  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.

  USS CSS Water Witch in front of Columbus’ National Civil War Naval Museum to be removed

One person dead following shooting near Hwy. 131 in Barbour Co.

Veterans Parkway and Moon Road construction comes to an end

NEW DETAILS: Suspects in shooting of Auburn Police Officer died from gunshot wounds, not fire