AL boy with autism gets big birthday surprise

A child with Autism in Opelika received a big surprise for his seventh birthday.
  Trial for 2016 Lee Co. capital murder suspect to begin next week
  WTVM to air Georgia Gubernatorial Debate ahead of November election
CPD arrests 8 people following narcotics investigation on Cusseta Rd.
  Midland man charged with rape and sodomy following an incident in Auburn
  Man accused of hit-and-run of CSU student in 2015 pleads guilty

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  WTVM to air Georgia Gubernatorial Debate ahead of November election
The candidates in the running to be Georgia’s next governor will only debate once before the November election.
Alabamians will take abortion stance in general election
Voters will make a stance on abortion in the general election with Amendment 2 on the ballot.
WTVM employees win two GABBY Awards at the GAB annual convention
News Leader 9 is proud to announce that three WTVM employees were named winners at the 2018 GABBY Awards at the Georgia Association of Broadcasters annual convention.

Auburn man arrested after attempted burglary and faces multiple charges

Auburn police arrested and charged a man with multiple charges on October 20 after discovering him attempting to rob a residence.

  Midland man charged with rape and sodomy following an incident in Auburn

Auburn police arrested a Midland, GA man for rape and sodomy.
  Man accused of hit-and-run of CSU student in 2015 pleads guilty
  Suspect wanted for murder of Gwinnett officer has been found dead

NATIONAL HEADLINES

WWE star Roman Reigns announces he has leukemia

WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia

  Couple accused of keeping child locked in basement for months

Police say the couple was arrested following a month-long investigation into the situation, which was brought to their attention by the child.

SPORTS

Former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth walks free after 19 years behind bars

  Sports Overtime: Week 10

Sports Overtime: Week 9

UPDATE: Hurricane Michael causes major sports schedule changes in the Valley

The passage of Hurricane Michael has caused a near-complete rescheduling of athletic contests involving Muscogee County public schools.