Ceremony honors CPD officers killed in the line of duty

Candles were lit outside of the Citizen Services Center to remember those officers that died in the line of duty.

  SPECIAL REPORT: Battling bullying in the Chattahoochee Valley

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and steps are being taken in the Fountain City to put an end to it.

Get spooked at the Russell Co. Courthouse’s Halloween Costume Ball

Are you trying to get dressed up for a spooky night on the town this Halloween?

Victim in unsolved 20-year-old Baton Rouge rape recognizes suspect at wedding reception

Baton Rouge police have arrested a Baker man in connection with a rape case from 1998

Miracle Riders bring cupcakes to John B. Amos Cancer Center staff, patients

Those currently in treatment, survivors, and caregivers who provide support and treatment were celebrated.

Community members aiming to help law enforcement fight crime in Columbus

When it comes to preventing crime, community help is key.

LaGrange police warning residents that killing wildlife is illegal in city limits

The LaGrange Police Department is reminding residents that it is illegal to kill wildlife in the city limits.

Cam Newton statue at AU found with Alabama flags

The former Auburn quarterback’s statue outside of the university’s Jordan-Hare Stadium was found with a men’s athletic supporter and two Alabama flags strapped to it earlier this week.

Man arrested in deadly shooting on 25th Avenue in Columbus

Rashawn Porter is charged with murder and aggravated assault.

International artist working with CSU students to create piece for the Columbus Museum

An international artist will be working on a project with Columbus State University students to create a custom piece for the Columbus Museum.

Truck fire delays traffic on I-85 near Auburn

Police say emergency personnel are still working to clear the roadway and resume normal traffic several hours later.

Section of I-85 northbound in Auburn closed following vehicle accident

The accident happened between exit 51 and exit 57.

Columbus Public Works continues to pick up trees after Hurricane Michael

Columbus Public Works is still working to pick up trees after Hurricane Michael

TRAFFIC ALERT: CPD on scene of accident with injuries on I-185 N

Columbus police are on the scene of an accident with injuries on I-185 Northbound off of exit 10.

Police on scene of single-car accident on Hwy. 280 in Lee Co.

Police are on the scene of a single-car accident on Hwy. 280 towards Opelika in Lee County.

CPD investigating robbery at Family Dollar on Buena Vista Rd.

The Columbus Police Department is investigating a robbery at a Family Dollar on Buena Vista Rd.

27 firearms stolen pawn shop in Randolph County

$10,000 reward is being offered for anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the burglary and theft of firearms from Pawn Starzz in Cuthbert.

Health with Dr. Paula: Difference between the flu and the cold

With October comes the beginning of flu season that lasts until mid-May.

WTVM assisting with hurricane relief efforts in Randolph County, GA

WTVM will travel to Cuthbert and Randolph County, one of the hardest hit areas by the storm.

GUEST SEGMENT: Oktoberfest comes to Fort Benning

If you can’t choose between beer and pretzels, you won’t have to on Fort Benning this weekend.

AU Campus Safety warns students after one falls victim to phone scam

Auburn University’s Campus Safety and Security are issuing a reminder to students about scams over the phone.

Peanut farmers heartbroken for loss of yield

Southwest Georgia’s rich agriculture industry has been hit hard by Hurricane Michael. Heartbreaking is an understatement to describe what one farmer is feeling.

Columbus police on scene of crash on Rigdon Rd.

The Columbus Police Department is currently on the scene of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Pecan St. and Rigdon Rd.

GRAPHIC: Mother charged after video shows her holding baby underwater

The 27-year-old reportedly told police she recorded and sent the video to the baby’s father to get his attention, so he could help more.

GA offering additional help to food stamp recipients following Hurricane Michael

According to the state DFACS Director, Tom Rawlings, the state is actively working to help food stamp recipients.

Alabama lawmakers moving forward with hands-free driving law

Alabama could see a hands-free law passed in 2019.

7 SWGA counties added to FEMA’s individual disaster assistance list

This opens up eligibility for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for all 29 counties in the 2nd Congressional District.

President Trump issues Federal Emergency Declaration for Sumter County after hurricane hits

Sumter County has been declared a federal disaster area by President Donald Trump.

Meteorologist Derek Kinkade delivers lunch to residents in Cuthbert

As a part of Hurricane Michael relief efforts, Meteorologist Derek Kinkade headed down to a community in Cuthbert, GA to personally hand out lunch.

ACT test scores drop across Alabama, US

Alabama is below the national average with a score that's higher than those in just four other states.

2 suspects wanted in connection to an armed robbery near Morgan St.

The robbery happened Friday, October 12 at the Liberty gas station located at 4206 Victory Drive.

LaGrange electric crews assisting with power restoration in Blakely,GA following Hurricane Michael

Municipal utilities work together to help each other following major storm events like Hurricane Michael.

Muscogee County ACT scores second highest to date

The Muscogee County School District makes the second highest set of ACT scores for the district to this date.

GUEST SEGMENT: United Way 211 service helps Chattahoochee Valley following Hurricane Michael

United Way is helping Hurricane Michael victims is by activating the national texting platform.

Phenix City Police ensuring a safe Halloween

Here are a few safety tips to prepare for Halloween.

Georgia police investigating arrest of black preteen rapper

Lil C Note arrested in Atlanta mall.

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!

CPD searching for 16-year-old missing since May

The Columbus Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old.

Fort Benning sniper competition continues into second day

Fort Benning hosted day two of the 2018 International Sniper Competition and more than thirty teams are battling out for the title and bragging rights.