WTVM assisting with Hurricane Michael relief efforts

News Leader 9 needs YOUR help to collect items for people impacted by Michael.
 National Guard called to Cuthbert, GA to assist in Hurricane Michael relief efforts
 UPDATE: Columbus police confirm no abduction attempt at Britt David Park after little league sends warning
CPD looking for 16-year-old missing since May
Plane carrying passengers crashes near Exit 60 in Opelika

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Judge orders solid waste to be removed from former Columbus mayoral candidate’s home
Former Columbus mayoral candidate Winifred Shipman appeared in environmental court Wednesday morning following hoarding allegations at his North Columbus home.
Local Walmart and Sam’s Club raises over $124K for Children’s Miracle Network at Piedmont Columbus Regional
Walmart and Sam’s Club associates, customers, and members in the Columbus and east Alabama area raised $124,055 for the Children’s Hospital.
Greater Columbus Fair dates announced
It’s that time of year again for the Greater Columbus Fair!

Plane carrying passengers crashes near Exit 60 in Opelika

The plane crashed near Exit 60 northbound.

  Piedmont Columbus Regional hosts day of remembrance to honor pregnancy, infant loss

The event gave grieving mothers and staff the chance to remember the early lives and lost pregnancies.
  Healthcare providers advise of widespread ADHD cases
  Auburn City Council approves project to build new hotel in downtown Auburn
  UPDATE: Columbus police confirm no abduction attempt at Britt David Park after little league sends warning

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  Powerball jackpot climbs to $345 million for Wednesday’s drawing

The Powerball jackpot has been building since early August and now totals $345 million.

New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use and prevent STD’s, researchers say

Food and Drug Administration will have to grant permission for real life action testing of the product. (Source: BOSTON UNIVERSITY/ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE)

SPORTS

  Sports Overtime: Week 9

  SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 7

Week 7′s Game of the Week sees the Pacelli Vikings take on the Brookstone Cougars.