Suspect in Auburn officer shooting dies in fire during standoff

A man wanted for the shooting of an Auburn police officer has died, along with a woman who was with him. Police say the two were killed in an apartment fire that broke out during a standoff with law enforcement

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.
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Guy goes out alone for Valentine’s Day, convinces onlookers he’s been stood up, gets dinner paid for by sympathetic couple

A man posted on Twitter about his plan to see if could get a free dinner if he he looked depressing enough alone at an Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day.


  Sex crimes with minors increasing in GA

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

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

Ridgecrest Elementary is being awarded tens of thousands of dollars in grant money for their visual arts and music program.
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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

  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

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

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  Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.


  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.


Columbus teenager missing since August located

Chattahoochee Co. grandmother starts clothing bank to remember her granddaughter

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

Uptown Columbus has gained popularity and grown vastly over the past 10 years. Community leaders say with new businesses coming in they expect Uptown Columbus to become a bigger attraction for visitors.
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  Man who killed mountain lion with bare hands explains how he won ‘wrestling match’

Travis Kauffman, 31, admitted, “There was a point where I was concerned I wasn’t going to make it out.”

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

Columbus City Council gives emergency grant for shower repairs at Muscogee County Jail

Suspect named in LaGrange murder after man gives strangers a ride

Man with potential medical issues reported missing from Columbus