Columbus celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day!

Popular Uptown pub, Scruffy Murphy’s, helped to celebrate the holiday by decorating Uptown green and serving traditional Irish food and drinks.

  Police officer dragged by ATV as 100 off-road drivers illegally take over Nashville streets

Police say around 100 drivers on off-road vehicles wove in and out of moving and parked vehicles on busy Nashville streets, injuring several officers and costing taxpayers thousands.
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  Families of Christchurch dead in agonizing wait for burials

Families of the 50 people killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings are enduring an increasingly agonizing wait for the bodies of victims to be released as New Zealand reels from the unprecedented tragedy.

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  Friends and family welcome 11-year-old tornado victim home from hospital

  Police force in Lumpkin, GA reduced to one after all other officers resign in protest

  CSU student undergoes 25th eye surgery

  Final two suspects appear in court after murder at MLK Blvd. apartment in Columbus

WATCH: Lee County DA holding press conference after tornado scams

As crews continue cleaning up following deadly tornadoes in Lee County, District Attorney Brandon Hughes is holding a press conference.
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Daily aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for healthy older adults

Daily low-dose aspirin is no longer recommended as a preventative for older adults who don’t have a high risk of heart disease or existing heart disease.

  Letter from Alabama tornado victim found in debris

  Ellerslie volunteer firefighters continue cleanup after tornado hits

EMA officials opening new recovery centers in Lee County

Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder Morris Dees

Suspect wanted in LaGrange for aggravated assault and child cruelty

  Lee County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing 36-year-old man

  Final two suspects in MLK Blvd. murder arrested in Columbus

  Lee Co. EMA says people should have multiple ways to receive weather alerts

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Selection Sunday: Duke gets top billing; NC, Virginia, Zags also 1s

Looming at the top of this year’s March Madness bracket: Duke and its freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson.

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  Carver High School basketball teams celebrating state championship wins

Columbus State falls in PBC Tournament Championship

Columbus State falls to North Georgia 90-72 in the Peach Belt Conference Championship.

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  ‘This was a sign from God’ Podium left standing in Talbotton church destroyed by tornado

  Animal shelters in Lee County working to save lost pets

Will the gas tax go strictly toward infrastructure?

Troup Co. Sheriff’s Office issues warrants for woman who allegedly stole more than $82K from employer

  Mother speaks after losing son to Alabama tornado

Shamel Hart is trying to help her family heal just a day after burying her son and niece who died in the devastating March 3 tornadoes.
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2 dead, 2 missing in Midwestern flooding

Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees, putting them in a situation similar to hundreds of people in neighboring Nebraska who have been displaced by the late-winter flood.

  Lee County school bands perform in benefit concert to raise funds for tornado victims

With Ivey’s signature, AL raises fuel taxes for first time since 1990s

  FEMA assistance still available to tornado survivors

Suspect wanted in Columbus for multiple residential burglaries in the Benning Hills area