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East Alabama headlines for Thursday

By: Elizabeth White

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - Here's what we're working on in our East Alabama newsroom.

Lee County Sheriff's investigators are on the scene of a home invasion in Smiths Station. We are told masked men, armed with guns entered the residence and tied up the victims with cords. One victim was injured. News Leader 9 is on the way to find out the details.

 

Plus, East Alabama Medical Center is testing their emergency preparedness. The hospital is practicing what they would do if hit by a devastating tornado. News Leader 9 will take you to the drill.

 

Plus, we are just days away from the Alabama Primary. Tonight, Katharine Kington will profile the republican race for Circuit Court Judge, Place 2.

 

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  • Two suspects arrested for drug trafficking following police chase in Opelika

    Two suspects arrested for drug trafficking following police chase in Opelika

    Monday, June 25 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-06-25 19:41:37 GMT

    Sunday, June 24, at approximately 10 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff’s Office assisted a Troup County Sheriff’s Office police unit that was in pursuit of a blue Chevy Malibu for speeding. The suspect vehicle was traveling southbound on Interstate 85 traveling 130 miles 

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    Sunday, June 24, at approximately 10 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff’s Office assisted a Troup County Sheriff’s Office police unit that was in pursuit of a blue Chevy Malibu for speeding. The suspect vehicle was traveling southbound on Interstate 85 traveling 130 miles 

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  • Phenix City Police are investigating shooting at Evangeline Heights

    Phenix City Police are investigating shooting at Evangeline Heights

    Monday, June 25 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-06-25 18:58:43 GMT

    On June 25, at approximately 12 a.m. the Phenix City Police Department Patrol Division responded to a call at 928 28th Ave Evangeline Heights in reference to shots fired and a person being shot. 

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    On June 25, at approximately 12 a.m. the Phenix City Police Department Patrol Division responded to a call at 928 28th Ave Evangeline Heights in reference to shots fired and a person being shot. 

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  • City adjust to Columbus Government Center re-opening

    City adjust to Columbus Government Center re-opening

    Monday, June 25 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-25 18:26:25 GMT
    Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)
    Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)Repairs at the Columbus Government Center are underway. It is set to reopen Monday. (Source: WTVM File)

    While the doors are back open--only between the basement and the 8th floor is in full function with only 2 elevators available.  

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    While the doors are back open--only between the basement and the 8th floor is in full function with only 2 elevators available.  

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