Crime

Columbus Police are on the scene of a shooting on Macon Rd.

Police ask that you avoid this area if possible.

  Auburn man hit, seriously injured by school bus

An Auburn man was seriously injured after being hit by a school bus.

Eufaula police seize drugs, cash, guns in several busts

The Eufaula Police Department is alerting the community to the amount of illegal materials recently pulled off of the streets in several busts.

1 injured in shooting on Young Ave. in Columbus

One person was shot on Young Avenue in Columbus Wednesday night.

Suspect wanted in connection with robbery in Phenix City

Phenix City police are searching for a suspect connected to a robbery.

Limestone County teen charged with capital murder of mother, sister

Preliminary evidence indicates the 15-year-old stabbed and killed her sister and mother in a domestic altercation at the home. She then reportedly used a knife to try to kill herself.

Man wanted for passing counterfeit money in Phenix City

Phenix City Police are looking for suspect in connection of passing counterfeit money.

OPD searching for man accused of assault at BBQ restaurant

Police are searching for man accused of assault at Chuck's BBQ.

Father surrenders after Amber Alert; child safe

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a missing infant out of Memphis

Suspect wanted for stealing a vehicle in Auburn

According to police, a 2013 Ford F-250 pick-up truck was stolen from a school parking lot in the 1700 block of East Samford Avenue on Sept. 13.

Columbus man arrested for child cruelty and battery

Columbus police arrested a suspect of multiple charges including child cruelty on Sept. 18, 2018.

  Valley man arrested on multiple sex crimes involving a minor

A Valley man has been arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes, some of which involve a minor.

Two convicted in 2016 attempted murder of an Opelika man

Two men accused of attempting to kill a man in 2016 have now been convicted.

Home daycare owner accused of drugging, tying kids to car seats in dark closet

The 60-year-old woman is in jail, facing nine counts of child endangerment.

Columbus police investigating robbery at North Columbus Driving Range

Columbus police are investigating a robbery that happened at the North Columbus Driving Range.

Suspect wanted in Columbus for armed robbery at Dollar General

The store, located on Warm Springs Road, was robbed at gunpoint late Sunday night.

Woman charged with smuggling drugs into daughter’s prison

A woman connected to a high-profile Elmore County child abuse case was arrested over the weekend.

Second suspect charged in 2016 murder of Eufaula man

Darrell Keith Hunter, 27, of Eufaula was arrested Monday, Sept. 17 and is charged with capital murder.

Lee County man convicted of rape, sodomy of mentally handicapped woman

A Lee County man has been convicted of sexual assault crimes.

Man in Muscogee Co. Jail for sexual assault facing additional felony charges

Michael David Winslett, 58, is charged with felony criminal attempt influencing a witness and felony terroristic threats intimidation.

UPDATE: 6-year-old involved in Columbus hit-and-run undergoes surgery

A boy left in the street after being struck during a hit-and-run in August continues to fight.

  Columbus police name 18 most wanted suspects of 2018

The Columbus Police Department is releasing a list of people you should keep an eye out for.

Texas officer killed as police move in to arrest robbery suspects

Police believe the suspects could be linked to 15 robberies since June that targeted bars with Hispanic customers.

Police: Man faked Down syndrome, hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Police arrested the 31-year-old, who faces charges of fraud and sexual abuse. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff/KNXV/CNN)

Suspect wanted in LaGrange for armed robbery at Summit gas station

A suspect is wanted in LaGrange for armed robbery.

Attorney seeks bond reduction for Opelika murder suspect

An Opelika murder suspect's attorney is seeking to have his client's bond reduced from $150,000 to $60,000.

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

Ex-boyfriend of missing AZ woman charged with her death

Kiera Bergman went missing August 4. A bicyclist found her decomposed body in some bushes a month later.

Man said he took cars, posting photos on social media, to ‘be seen by girls,’ authorities say

Terrance Tarleton, 19, faces charges after police said they found photo of stolen cars on Facebook and the cars themselves parked in front of his house.

Gunman kills 5, including wife, before turning gun on self in CA

Authorities said the gunman is dead but not before killing several people.

CPD searching for Boost Mobile burglary suspects

September 10, 2018 four suspects attempted break into a Boost Mobile store in Columbus.   The incident took place at 3:15 a.m. at the Boost Mobile on south Lumpkin Rd.  .

  CPD searching for man who ransacked; burglarized home on Brazil Ave.

The Columbus Police Department's Property Crimes Unit is asking for help regarding a robbery at a home.

Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm’s way to try to resolve the situation.

LPD investigating late night armed robbery on Hogansville Rd.

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place late Tuesday night.

Woman jumps from car to escape fake Uber driver who tried to rob, kidnap her

The crime remains unsolved, as the victim recovers from a head injury, fractured wrist and badly broken ankle.

Suspect wanted in Auburn for theft of property

A suspect is wanted in Auburn for theft of property.

Police search for suspect in armed robbery at Circle K

Columbus faces another armed robbery as police search for suspects in two robbery incidents that happened this past week.

Lee Co. man charged with attempted murder following Hurst St. shooting in August

Opelika police arrested a man and charged him with attempted murder and robbery. Octavious Bryant Jr., 21, from Lee County was arrested in connection to a shooting that took place on August 12 in the 1700 block of Hurst Street.

Scammer claiming Troup Co. residents missing jury duty, deputies say

The Troup County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of another phone scam making its rounds in the area.

‘I couldn’t just let her die’: Man jumps in front of machete attack at CA Starbucks

The suspect in the attack was arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Daycare operator accused of sexual assault against girl in his care

Police say the daycare the suspect and his wife were running was not licensed, and this should be a warning to parents.