Efforts underway to bring national anti-violence program to Columbus

A group of citizens is looking to bring a national program to Columbus in hopes of treating the epidemic of violence that’s plaguing the city.

  LA sheriff calls Tiger Woods crash ‘purely an accident’

Authorities say Woods suffered “significant” injuries all down his right leg when his SUV crashed into a median and rolled over several times on a steep road in Los Angeles.
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Deputy rescues 13-year-old Fla. girl from hotel room with man she met on Snapchat

The suspect, who allegedly took the teen to the motel for sex, was taken into custody and faces multiple charges.

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‘Make it easy to vote, but hard to cheat’: Kemp talks proposed election law changes

VIDEO: Pilot survives wreck on Lake Martin, Alabama’s 3rd plane crash in 4 days

  Jury trials could resume in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit in March

‘He’s not here to fight’: Family of Ahmaud Arbery reflects on loss

Arbery’s mother files civil rights lawsuit alleging cover up, delay in justice

On the one year anniversary of his death, Ahmaud Arbery’s family has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the three men charged with his death, as well as several law enforcement members and prosecutors.
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Woman goes viral for badly timed mask tattoo

A woman's pre-pandemic tattoo takes on whole new meaning that she says is now a bit of a joke.

  Man charged with murder in LaGrange shooting that killed one, injured another

  Teenager in critical condition after being shot at Carver Park in Columbus

  Missing child located inside car at Columbus gas station

  EXCLUSIVE: Columbus mother seeking answers in son’s death while in police custody

  High speed chase through east Ala. ends in woman’s arrest

Perdue rules out Senate campaign

Tuesday marks one year since Ahmaud Arbery slaying

  Voting advocacy groups join in on Georgia voting reform conversation

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  FDA says single-dose shot from J&J prevents severe COVID

The report Wednesday confirmed that overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19.

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Auburn advances two teams to ASHAA Final Four

  GHSA Region 2-4A Finals set

  Four more area teams advance to AHSAA Regional finals

The Auburn Tigers finished the opening half on a 19-5 run and never looked back, as they beat the Murphy Panthers 65-56 on Friday night in the AHSAA Class 7A boys Southeast Regional semifinals.

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  Two cases of UK COVID-19 variant reported in Muscogee County

  Columbus police investigating armed robbery at Marco’s Pizza on University Ave.

  Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office working to implement gun buyback program

Alabama House to take up kindergarten requirement bill

  DPH partners with DHS to help get more seniors vaccinated for COVID-19

Local Area Agency on Aging (AAA), a DHS program, will help the health department by doing things like helping shut-in senior citizens register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and help offer transportation to and from the vaccination sites.
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  Biden orders a review of US supply chains for vital goods

The order being signed Wednesday will include sectoral reviews to be completed within one year for defense, public health and biological preparedness, information communications technology, energy, transportation and food production.

  Alabama House of Representatives considers eliminating straight party voting

  Columbus police investigating shooting on Howe Ave.

  Columbus police investigate shooting at Carver Park

  EAMC reduces number of first-dose vaccine appointments