Family and friends remember Columbus shooting victim, Ronnie Brooks Jr.

Police say 24-year-old Ronnie Brooks, Jr. was shot on Parkchester Drive, off Buena Vista Road, on February 8th. He was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional for treatment, but has now passed away from those injuries.

Heather Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador, State Department says

The State Department says Heather Nauert, nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration.
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Drug company exec wore fentanyl spray costume in rap video to motivate opioid sales team

Former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives are charged with scheming to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks in exchange for prescriptions of opioids.


  Columbus residents share mixed reactions to President Trump’s state of emergency

Georgia Senate Bill 81 to increase state legislators pay

Columbus cold case gaining national recognition

Sex crimes with minors increasing in GA

  Kia plant in West Point unveils brand new SUV, celebrates economic boost in community

A brand new eight-passenger Kia vehicle is hot off the production line at the plant in West Point for the first time today.
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  Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned

The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn't supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.

  City truck driver arrested, charged in fatal accident on River Rd. in Columbus

Columbus police name 2019 Most Wanted list

Ridgecrest Elementary School in Phenix City receives $20K grant for visual arts and music

6 suspects arrested in Valley, AL drug bust

  Auburn Junior High School student arrested for bringing a gun to school

School bus safety bill passes through GA Senate, must go through House

Man arrested in November gas station shooting that left Columbus teenager injured

Randolph Co. teacher held on 8 felony counts of having sexual relationship with student

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Judge halts Air Force’s efforts to discharge airmen with HIV

Service members in the Air Force claim they're being discharged solely because of their HIV status and despite the recommendations of their doctors and commanding officers, who say they are fit to serve.


  Professional golf returning Auburn and Opelika with new tournament

Slam dunk: Gonzalez makes Hall, along with Bailey, Reed, Law

Towering tight end Tony Gonzalez is heading to the Hall of Fame, to be joined by three defensive backs who spent parts of their career trying to stop him.


  Suicide rate increases in GA, AL; raises awareness of suicide prevention

Several cities could be affected by Georgia bill proposing to remove Confederate monuments

UPDATE: Basement of Springer Opera House floods with more than 3 feet of water, shows will go on

Columbus teenager missing since August located

  Chattahoochee Co. grandmother starts clothing bank to remember her granddaughter

A Chattahoochee County woman started a non-profit in her granddaughter’s name after she passed away from a rare disease at a young age.
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  Legal fights launched over Trump’s national emergency declaration

Several legal challenges to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency in order to direct funds toward the building of a border wall have began or been promised.

  Many without power as power crews work to assess storm damage in Columbus

Columbus family speaks out after home invaded as son slept

Columbus expected to become larger attraction for visitors as new businesses come to Uptown

South Columbus neighbors concerned about abandoned mobile home park becoming an "eyesore”