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  • Plane crashes behind Taco Bell in Alex City

    Plane crashes behind Taco Bell in Alex City

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:21:08 GMT
    A fire crew is at the scene of the plane crash in Alex City. (Source: Alex City Fire Department)A fire crew is at the scene of the plane crash in Alex City. (Source: Alex City Fire Department)

    A plane crashed in Alex City Sunday morning, according to the Alex City Fire Department. 

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    A plane crashed in Alex City Sunday morning, according to the Alex City Fire Department. 

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  • More than a thousand come out for Fort Benning centennial celebration

    More than a thousand come out for Fort Benning centennial celebration

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:46:16 GMT
    Fort Benning Centennial Independence Celebration will take place Saturday, June 23 on York Field. (Source: WTVM)Fort Benning Centennial Independence Celebration will take place Saturday, June 23 on York Field. (Source: WTVM)
    Fort Benning Centennial Independence Celebration will take place Saturday, June 23 on York Field. (Source: WTVM)Fort Benning Centennial Independence Celebration will take place Saturday, June 23 on York Field. (Source: WTVM)

    More than a thousand people across the Chattahoochee Valley coming to Fort Benning for a special celebration. Even WTVM’s very own Barbara Gauthier, Roslyn Giles, Parker Branton and Sharifa Jackson were in attendance. 

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    More than a thousand people across the Chattahoochee Valley coming to Fort Benning for a special celebration. Even WTVM’s very own Barbara Gauthier, Roslyn Giles, Parker Branton and Sharifa Jackson were in attendance. 

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  • Veterans and volunteers help feed families in need

    Veterans and volunteers help feed families in need

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 23:15:35 GMT
    East Alabama, veterans and volunteers with the Mission Continues welcomed members of other organizations to help feed the hungry across the Chattahoochee Valley. (Source: WTVM)East Alabama, veterans and volunteers with the Mission Continues welcomed members of other organizations to help feed the hungry across the Chattahoochee Valley. (Source: WTVM)

    From serving our country to serving the community in East Alabama, veterans and volunteers with the Mission Continues welcomed members of other organizations to help feed the hungry across the Chattahoochee Valley. 

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    From serving our country to serving the community in East Alabama, veterans and volunteers with the Mission Continues welcomed members of other organizations to help feed the hungry across the Chattahoochee Valley. 

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  • Columbus Police arrest man on rape and battery charges

    Columbus Police arrest man on rape and battery charges

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:04:49 GMT
    Suspect was arrested for rape and battery charges. (Source: Columbus Police Department)Suspect was arrested for rape and battery charges. (Source: Columbus Police Department)

    The Columbus Police Department arrested Leslie Bey Baskinbey on multiple charges.  Baskinbey was arrested on charges of rape and battery.

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    The Columbus Police Department arrested Leslie Bey Baskinbey on multiple charges.  Baskinbey was arrested on charges of rape and battery.

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  • Top Stories on 9: Week in review

    Top Stories on 9: Week in review

    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-06-23 19:05:55 GMT
    Jordan Jenkins is a current NY Jets linebacker and former Harris County High School graduate. (Source: Jordan Jenkins Twitter)Jordan Jenkins is a current NY Jets linebacker and former Harris County High School graduate. (Source: Jordan Jenkins Twitter)
    Jordan Jenkins is a current NY Jets linebacker and former Harris County High School graduate. (Source: Jordan Jenkins Twitter)Jordan Jenkins is a current NY Jets linebacker and former Harris County High School graduate. (Source: Jordan Jenkins Twitter)

    There were a lot of interesting stories that happened nationally and also some things around the local area that you might have missed. Also, an NFL player from Harris County returning to town to give back to the community  Here is what you might have missed: 

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    There were a lot of interesting stories that happened nationally and also some things around the local area that you might have missed. Also, an NFL player from Harris County returning to town to give back to the community  Here is what you might have missed: 

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  • Columbus Amateur Radio Club kicks off the 2018 ARRL National Field Day

    Columbus Amateur Radio Club kicks off the 2018 ARRL National Field Day

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:23:55 GMT
    The Columbus Amateur Radio Club is hosting an event for anyone interested in ham radio. (Source: Columbus Amateur Radio Club)The Columbus Amateur Radio Club is hosting an event for anyone interested in ham radio. (Source: Columbus Amateur Radio Club)

    The Columbus Amateur Radio Club is hosting an event for anyone interested in ham radio. Today officially kicks off the 2018 ARRL National Field Day. 

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    The Columbus Amateur Radio Club is hosting an event for anyone interested in ham radio. Today officially kicks off the 2018 ARRL National Field Day. 

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  • Suspect in fatal 3rd Ave. shooting turns himself in

    Suspect in fatal 3rd Ave. shooting turns himself in

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:10:40 GMT
    27-year-old Demetrius Johnson has been charged with with murder after the shooting death of Jermaine Williams. (Source: Columbus Police Department)27-year-old Demetrius Johnson has been charged with with murder after the shooting death of Jermaine Williams. (Source: Columbus Police Department)

    The Columbus Police Department is searching for a suspect in the June 18 murder on 3rd Ave.

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    The Columbus Police Department is searching for a suspect in the June 18 murder on 3rd Ave.

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  • New firework ordinance in Eufaula in effect ahead of Independence Day

    New firework ordinance in Eufaula in effect ahead of Independence Day

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:53:54 GMT
    This upcoming holiday will be the first Independence Day where fireworks will no longer be allowed inside Eufaula's city limits. (Source: WTVM)This upcoming holiday will be the first Independence Day where fireworks will no longer be allowed inside Eufaula's city limits. (Source: WTVM)

    In Eufaula, the tradition of setting fireworks for Independence Day is now against the law. 

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    In Eufaula, the tradition of setting fireworks for Independence Day is now against the law. 

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  • 100+ graduate in annual Fort Benning ceremony

    100+ graduate in annual Fort Benning ceremony

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:03:01 GMT
    More than 100 people graduated Friday afternoon at the 5th annual consolidated graduation on Fort Benning. ( Source: WTVM)More than 100 people graduated Friday afternoon at the 5th annual consolidated graduation on Fort Benning. ( Source: WTVM)
    More than 100 people graduated Friday afternoon at the 5th annual consolidated graduation on Fort Benning. ( Source: WTVM)More than 100 people graduated Friday afternoon at the 5th annual consolidated graduation on Fort Benning. ( Source: WTVM)

    While many Fort Benning officials were preparing for the annual Independence Celebration, another celebration also happened on the post.

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    While many Fort Benning officials were preparing for the annual Independence Celebration, another celebration also happened on the post.

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  • Three teenagers arrested, charged for Curry St. home invasion turned murder

    Three teenagers arrested, charged for Curry St. home invasion turned murder

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:07:56 GMT
    18-year-old Marquez Clayton has been charged alongside two others in the death of Kenneth Moore on Curry St. (Source: Columbus Police Department)18-year-old Marquez Clayton has been charged alongside two others in the death of Kenneth Moore on Curry St. (Source: Columbus Police Department)
    18-year-old Marquez Clayton has been charged alongside two others in the death of Kenneth Moore on Curry St. (Source: Columbus Police Department)18-year-old Marquez Clayton has been charged alongside two others in the death of Kenneth Moore on Curry St. (Source: Columbus Police Department)

    Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion turned murder in December 2017.

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    Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion turned murder in December 2017.

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  • BREAKING: SUV narrowly avoids crashing into Uptown Columbus Synovus building

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-06-22 08:43:31 GMT
    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A portion of Broadway in Uptown Columbus is blocked off as police clear the scene of a vehicle collision.  Officers were called to the scene of the crash in front of the Synovus Bank building just before 4:30 a.m. Friday.  Authorities tell WTVM the driver of an SUV ran off the road, onto the sidewalk and hit a pole before coming to a stop in front of Synovus. That driver was not injured.  This area will be blocked off to traffic temporarily as f...More >>
    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A portion of Broadway in Uptown Columbus is blocked off as police clear the scene of a vehicle collision.  Officers were called to the scene of the crash in front of the Synovus Bank building just before 4:30 a.m. Friday.  Authorities tell WTVM the driver of an SUV ran off the road, onto the sidewalk and hit a pole before coming to a stop in front of Synovus. That driver was not injured.  This area will be blocked off to traffic temporarily as f...More >>
  • SPECIAL REPORT - Warehouse of dreams

    SPECIAL REPORT - Warehouse of dreams

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:30:55 GMT
    Four brothers carried on the diamond tradition, two taking their talents all the way to the major leagues. ( Dave Platta)Four brothers carried on the diamond tradition, two taking their talents all the way to the major leagues. ( Dave Platta)

    If your last name is Rasmus, baseball is the family business.

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    If your last name is Rasmus, baseball is the family business.

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  • Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

    Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:24:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:37:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...

    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

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    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

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  • 'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:05:01 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:26:05 GMT
    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)

    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

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    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

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  • New billboard in Amarillo says 'Texas is for everyone'

    New billboard in Amarillo says "Texas is for everyone"

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:25:59 GMT
    The billboard is located at the intersection of Coulter and I-40/Source: Tessa JohnsonThe billboard is located at the intersection of Coulter and I-40/Source: Tessa Johnson

    After a controversial billboard was constructed and taken down last week in Amarillo, a new billboard is singing a different tune.

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    After a controversial billboard was constructed and taken down last week in Amarillo, a new billboard is singing a different tune.

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  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:36:02 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:49:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018.

    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  • Wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall dies

    Wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall dies

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:30:05 GMT
    A statement from the Attorney General's Office says that Bridgette Marshall died Sunday morning after "a long struggle with mental illness." (Source: WSFA 12 News)A statement from the Attorney General's Office says that Bridgette Marshall died Sunday morning after "a long struggle with mental illness." (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    The wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall has died, according to a statement released by the Attorney General's Office. 

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    The wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall has died, according to a statement released by the Attorney General's Office. 

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  • Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan ties

    Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan ties

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:43:58 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-06-24 19:15:36 GMT
    Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. (Source: CNN)Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. (Source: CNN)

    Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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    Britain's Prince William kicks off politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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  • Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

    Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:51:54 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:12:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AT&T is launching a new streaming service i...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AT&T is launching a new streaming service i...
    AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.More >>
    AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.More >>
  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:10 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:38:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...

    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Transgender woman says she was harassed over restroom at restaurant

    Transgender woman says she was harassed over restroom at restaurant

    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:05:26 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:17:54 GMT
    After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card. (Source: WJLA/CNN)After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card. (Source: WJLA/CNN)

    After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card

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    After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card

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  • Warning issued after rattlesnakes found inside pool noodle

    Warning issued after rattlesnakes found inside pool noodle

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:23:28 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:34:53 GMT
    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. (Source: KNXV/CNN)An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. (Source: KNXV/CNN)

    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. 

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    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. 

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  • Mother and 2-year-old son seriously injured in CA dog attack

    Mother and 2-year-old son seriously injured in CA dog attack

    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-06-24 11:07:24 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-06-24 11:07:24 GMT
    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone. (Source: Nathan Le/KFMB/CNN)The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone. (Source: Nathan Le/KFMB/CNN)

    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone.

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    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone.

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  • US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains

    US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:16:27 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:23:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...

    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing...

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    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.

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  • Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

    Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:48:09 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:30 GMT
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. (Source: AP Photos)White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. (Source: AP Photos)

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night.

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night.

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  • Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:26:38 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More >>
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More >>
  • Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:45:14 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:26:20 GMT
    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)

    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

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    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

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  • Toddler in FL rescued after left in hot car overnight; mother arrested

    Toddler in FL rescued after left in hot car overnight; mother arrested

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:03:13 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:03:13 GMT
    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff’s Office/WESH/CNN)The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff’s Office/WESH/CNN)

    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital.

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    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital.

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  • Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:02:45 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:13:21 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles.  Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...

    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation that Cohen may have...

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    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump.

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  • Teen uses sign language to help blind, deaf passenger on flight

    Teen uses sign language to help blind, deaf passenger on flight

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:09:50 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:09:50 GMT
    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them. (Source: Lynette Scribner/Facebook/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them. (Source: Lynette Scribner/Facebook/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)

    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them.

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    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them.

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  • Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' after calling police on 8-year-old girl selling water

    Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' after calling police on 8-year-old girl selling water

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:57:58 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:49:07 GMT
    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit. (Source: Pixabay)Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit. (Source: Pixabay)

    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit.

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    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit.

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  • H-E-B recalls bread with 'unfavorable aroma'

    H-E-B recalls bread with 'unfavorable aroma'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:07:08 GMT

    H-E-B is recalling certain H-E-B and Hill Country Fare bread and buns due to an "unfavorable smell."  

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    H-E-B is recalling certain H-E-B and Hill Country Fare bread and buns due to an "unfavorable smell."  

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  • Medic accused of stealing money clip from dead man

    Medic accused of stealing money clip from dead man

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:40:23 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:18:01 GMT

    Mel Bricker was test-driving a vehicle when he crashed and died. A medic tending to Bricker's body allegedly pocketed his money clip.

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    Mel Bricker was test-driving a vehicle when he crashed and died. A medic tending to Bricker's body allegedly pocketed his money clip.

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  • Donations being taken for Cullman County family following tornado

    Donations being taken for Cullman County family following tornado

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:07:37 GMT

    A mom, her daughter and baby boy were injured Friday night after a tornado ripped through their mobile home in Cullman County.

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    A mom, her daughter and baby boy were injured Friday night after a tornado ripped through their mobile home in Cullman County.

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  • 4 migrant children separated from parents in SC foster care

    4 migrant children separated from parents in SC foster care

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:01:07 GMT
    Four children, between the ages of 7 and 11, are living in the Columbia area after their parents were detained at the US/Mexico border. (Source: WIS/File)Four children, between the ages of 7 and 11, are living in the Columbia area after their parents were detained at the US/Mexico border. (Source: WIS/File)

    South Carolina is temporarily housing four migrant children in foster care after their parents were detained at the US-Mexico border. 

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    South Carolina is temporarily housing four migrant children in foster care after their parents were detained at the US-Mexico border. 

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  • News Leader 9 visits Ft. Benning ahead of Independence Celebration

    News Leader 9 visits Ft. Benning ahead of Independence Celebration

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:12:37 GMT
    Fort Benning Centennial Independence Celebration will take place Saturday, June 23 on York Field. (Source: WTVM)Fort Benning Centennial Independence Celebration will take place Saturday, June 23 on York Field. (Source: WTVM)

     News Leader 9 was live at Fort Benning Friday ahead of its Independence Celebration. 

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     News Leader 9 was live at Fort Benning Friday ahead of its Independence Celebration. 

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  • Dougherty Co. Sheriff's Office seeks pay increase to help fill 29 vacancies

    Dougherty Co. Sheriff's Office seeks pay increase to help fill 29 vacancies

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:51:47 GMT
    Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)
    Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)

    The Dougherty County Sheriff said his office has 29 vacancies, enough positions for an entire shift.

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    The Dougherty County Sheriff said his office has 29 vacancies, enough positions for an entire shift.

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  • 78,000 ladders sold at Home Depot, Lowe's recalled due to falling hazard

    78,000 ladders sold at Home Depot, Lowe's recalled due to falling hazard

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:51:42 GMT
    78,000 aluminum ladders are being recalled due to a falling hazard. (Source: WOIO)78,000 aluminum ladders are being recalled due to a falling hazard. (Source: WOIO)
    78,000 aluminum ladders are being recalled due to a falling hazard. (Source: WOIO)78,000 aluminum ladders are being recalled due to a falling hazard. (Source: WOIO)

    Several ladders sold at Lowe's and Home Depot stores this past spring are being recalled as they may pose a falling hazard.

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    Several ladders sold at Lowe's and Home Depot stores this past spring are being recalled as they may pose a falling hazard.

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  • Air conditioning restored in the Muscogee County Jail

    Air conditioning restored in the Muscogee County Jail

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:30:56 GMT
    The Muscogee Sheriff's Office is reporting that the air conditioning in a large portion of the jail has been restored. (Source: WTVM File)The Muscogee Sheriff's Office is reporting that the air conditioning in a large portion of the jail has been restored. (Source: WTVM File)

    The Muscogee Sheriff's Office is reporting that the air conditioning has been restored.

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    The Muscogee Sheriff's Office is reporting that the air conditioning has been restored.

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  • Columbus Government Center cleanup moving along, set to reopen Monday

    Columbus Government Center cleanup moving along, set to reopen Monday

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:41:59 GMT
    Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)
    Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)

    The cleanup is still underway after a water main break forced the city of Columbus to shut down the Columbus Government Center.

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    The cleanup is still underway after a water main break forced the city of Columbus to shut down the Columbus Government Center.

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  • Judicial emergency declared in Muscogee County; alternative locations designated for court proceedings

    Judicial emergency declared in Muscogee County; alternative locations designated for court proceedings

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-06-21 23:29:15 GMT
    Additional temporary alternative locations for court proceedings have been designated to serve for the duration of the emergency and courthouse repair. ( Source: WTVM)Additional temporary alternative locations for court proceedings have been designated to serve for the duration of the emergency and courthouse repair. ( Source: WTVM)

    A judicial emergency has been declared for Muscogee County. 

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    A judicial emergency has been declared for Muscogee County. 

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  • Roseanne Barr in interview: 'I made myself a hate magnet'

    Roseanne Barr in interview: 'I made myself a hate magnet'

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:53:52 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:35:48 GMT
    (Adam Rose/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and Laurie Metcalf appear in a scene from the reboot of the popular comedy series "Roseanne." ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thur...(Adam Rose/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and Laurie Metcalf appear in a scene from the reboot of the popular comedy series "Roseanne." ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thur...
    In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr says she feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne.".More >>
    In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr says she feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne.".More >>
  • At hub for border crossings, families spread throughout US

    At hub for border crossings, families spread throughout US

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:43:48 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:35:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Immigrants from Honduras seeking asylum wait on the Gateway International Bridge, which connects the United States and Mexico, in Matamoros, Mexico on Sunday, June 24, 2018. The family has been waiting two days on the bridg...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Immigrants from Honduras seeking asylum wait on the Gateway International Bridge, which connects the United States and Mexico, in Matamoros, Mexico on Sunday, June 24, 2018. The family has been waiting two days on the bridg...
    In the Texas town of McAllen, Central American asylum-seekers are being released and are dispersing across the U.S.More >>
    In the Texas town of McAllen, Central American asylum-seekers are being released and are dispersing across the U.S.More >>
  • US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

    US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:03:54 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:30:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). In this photo taken June 20, 2018, Muna Anaee, prepares a ball of khobz orouk, a flatbread she would eat frequently in her native Iraq, at the Tawla restaurant kitchen in San Francisco during the inaugural Refugee Food Fest...(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). In this photo taken June 20, 2018, Muna Anaee, prepares a ball of khobz orouk, a flatbread she would eat frequently in her native Iraq, at the Tawla restaurant kitchen in San Francisco during the inaugural Refugee Food Fest...
    Restaurants in the U.S. - five of them in San Francisco - opened their kitchens for the first time to a program that allows refugees to showcase their cuisines and culinary skills.More >>
    Restaurants in the U.S. - five of them in San Francisco - opened their kitchens for the first time to a program that allows refugees to showcase their cuisines and culinary skills.More >>

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