Man buys 1-cent Whopper for $1,000

A California man's attempt to take advantage of a much-publicized Burger King promotion went very wrong.
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  Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting rights as they prepare to launch campaigns. They're vowing to oppose Republican-backed efforts to require identification to vote, reinstate protections eliminated by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling


Murder trial for teen accused of killing Columbus man on Wickham Dr. starting

5 suspects wanted in deadly shooting on MLK Blvd. in Columbus

Culver’s, ALDI add to growing development in Phenix City, officials say

Area colleges offering assistance to Virginia College students in Columbus

U-Haul unveils plans for storage facility in old Kmart building on Airport Thruway in Columbus

The vacated Kmart building on Airport Thruway in Columbus is finding new life as a U-Haul self-storage facility.
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Man dies after getting stuck in donation bin

Police said a man died after he got trapped by a donation station bin in San Antonio, TX.

  Trial for first of four suspects involved in April murder postponed

Meriwether County Schools delay opening due to possible inclement weather

Family of Lauren Burk hopeful death sentence will stay for convicted killer

Celebrate 65 years of WTVM with our anniversary special

  Columbus teens arrested, charged with trafficking meth

Supreme Court of Georgia upholds conviction in 2012 Columbus barbershop murder

One dead following overnight shooting on MLK Blvd. in Columbus; police investigate

CPD arrests two on multiple felonies each: child pornography and enticement

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  Best and worst airports for Christmas travel

The folks at Treetopia compiled federal data to figure out the routes, airports, and airlines with the highest percentage of delays and cancellations, along with each one’s average delay time.


  Columbus locals create NCAA sports training app to connect student athletes with trainers

Urban Meyer retires as Ohio State football coach due to health concerns; Ryan Day named replacement

He made the decision after coming to grips with a cyst in his brain that had developed significantly in recent years.


  Columbus Police crack down on the sale of alcohol to minors, 10 arrested

1 year after a double homicide at the Efficiency Lodge Hotel, family of victim is still hoping a suspect will come forward

Two left injured after a late night shooting in Auburn

Ellerslie firefighters warn of home fires as homeowners put up decorations; welcoming volunteers for emergencies

  Columbus businesses and schools reaching out to help Virginia College students ahead of campus closing

In the Chattahoochee Valley, other area business and schools are stepping up to help the displaced Virginia College students.
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Woman found dead on FL interstate; family alleges date left her for dead

Authorities said the woman's body had been struck by several cars while lying in the roadway. It is unknown how she died.

  Community Warriors help neighbors in Phenix City by handing out bags of food

Columbus soldier surprises daughter at school following nine-month deployment

Wetumpka man arrested with 28 pounds of meth in routine traffic stop in Troup Co.

Housing developer denies funding for apartment complex on Hilton Avenue in Columbus