Muscogee Co. Sheriff’s Office recovers $400,000 worth of stolen goods

Authorities say after that after a lengthy investigation, four search warrants were executed in the Columbus, Muscogee, and Harris County areas on Wednesday.

  New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626

That is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported for the whole year. The most before that was 963 cases in 1994.
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  Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday blasts.


  Overnight thunderstorms in the Chattahoochee Valley cause flooding at the Riverwalk

  AU, Southern Union partner to aid in tuition affordability

  Columbus police charge man with murder for 2017 Winston Road shooting

  Multiple roads close in Troup, Lee Counties after servere flooding

  ALERT CENTER ACTION DAY: Severe weather threat overnight Thursday, early Friday

Once again, a line of strong to severe storms will affect the Chattahoochee Valley going into late Thursday night and Friday morning.
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  Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman to block subpoena of financial records

Rep. Elijah Cummings issued the subpoena earlier this month to Mazars USA, an accountant for the president and Trump Organization.

  Columbus police investigating armed robbery at Zaxby’s on Auburn Ave.

  Fact or Fiction: Severe weather edition

  Lee County resident shares methods to prepare home ahead of severe weather

  Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller, report says; president claims it shows no collusion or obstruction

  School closures in the Chattahoochee Valley

LIST: Shelters open in the Chattahoochee Valley ahead of severe weather

  Auburn University has its first female student with Down syndrome

  Columbus Water Works vehicle reportedly hits person on motorcycle near 2nd Ave.

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Woman carrying gun, infant tackled by parishioners after threatening to blow up San Diego church

Police say the gun the suspect was carrying was not loaded, and no explosives were found on site.


  Auburn equestrian program wins 6th national championship


  Troup County Sheriff’s Office searching for runaway 16-year-old

Bill that would end concealed carry pistol permit requirement discussed Wednesday

  Opelika man charged with murder in Elmore Co. crash that killed 2-year-old

  Pedestrian with child hit by vehicle on Lee Road 379 in Beulah, AL

  Muscogee County School Board approves district’s own police force

The Muscogee County School District will have its own police force.
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  Video shows elderly woman being dragged by train

The incident was caught on camera. It’s hard to watch, but amazingly, the woman survived the ordeal.

  2 injured in shooting during fight at Chase Homes Apartments in Columbus

  Boy hit by van while riding bike on Benning Drive in Columbus

  Investigation underway after bomb threat toward Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus

  Hardaway High School student with special needs gets heartwarming promposal