Case against Lee County psychiatrist charged in pill mill investigation expands

A federal grand jury returned a five count superseding indictment against Lee County psychiatrist James Edwards.

  Violent Minneapolis ambush caught on camera

A violent robbery caught on camera shows multiple suspects ambushing a man in Minneapolis.
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No new measles cases reported; US outbreak is fading

The current epidemic emerged about a year ago. It took off this year, with most of the cases reported in Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City.


  Chambers County Sheriff’s Office warns of Social Security phone scam

  4 people injured in shooting on Elm Street in LaGrange

  September On Fire!

Opelika High pre-game prayer changes causing controversy

Sports Overtime: Week 4

Another week of high school football is in the books and Sports Leader 9 has all the highlights, scores and more you need to get caught up.
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Oregon lottery winner survives cancer twice before claiming jackpot

Claudia McDonald forgot to tell her husband to get a lottery ticket, but he bought one anyway and won $4.6 million.

  Law enforcement and partnering organizations come together to address child suicide in Columbus

  News Leader 9’s Barbara Gauthier inducted into the Silver Circle

  Columbus voters will vote on two sales taxes in 2020

  Fort Benning to become home to a new U.S. ICE training facility

  Alabama explores adding air conditioning to school buses

Columbus police release surveillance photos of two fraud suspects

Former Alabama woman pleads guilty to supporting al Qaeda

  Body of man found behind Alabama Power warehouse in Valley identified

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Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens

The results were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.


Sports Overtime: Week 4

Auburn Tigers to get new football performance center

Sports Overtime: Week 3

All-Access: Smiths Station

Smiths Station prepares for a tough region game against Central.


  Parent, retired MCSD educator react to arrest of former Rainey-McCullers teacher in Cobb Co.

Columbus police searching for runaway teen last seen on Rollins Way

  Columbus community comes together to help elderly man who went days without power, AC

  Keeping electric costs down while temperatures soar

  Community Warriors help elderly Columbus widow with yard repair

“They’ve been cleaning the yard," Griffin said. "They cut those limbs, they needed cutting bad, you know, because I can’t do it and my husband has been dead since 2011.”
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Girl in central Texas dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba

Officials believe she got the disease after swimming in the Brazos River Labor Day weekend. Lily came down with a headache and a fever a week later after swimming in a pool.

15-year-old missing, Columbus police and DFCS searching

'We thought it was cool’: Ala. resident wants to put vaping addiction behind her

Work to rebuild tornado damaged fire station begins

  MCSD responds to Cobb Co. arrest of former Rainey-McCullers teacher