Man accused of killing girlfriend and son appears in court for case update

A man accused of killing his girlfriend and infant son before setting their home on fire to cover it up was in court today for a status conference.

Spaceflight activates herpes virus in astronauts, study finds

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have the disease reactivated, NASA finds.

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  Man convicted in Upatoi triple murder expected in court to petition new trial, hearing rescheduled

  Chattahoochee Valley pastors and ministers come together to help end human trafficking

LaGrange police searching for missing 18-year-old last seen on Freeman St.

  Man not sure how family survived Lee County tornado

Opelika police hoping for new leads in cold case of woman’s 2000 murder

Opelika police are hoping for new leads in the case of woman murdered in her home in 2000 that remains unsolved.
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Fentanyl-related overdose deaths up 1,000 percent, CDC says

In the five years from 2011 to 2016, the number of deaths linked to fentanyl grew from less than 1,700 to more than 18,000.

  ONE YEAR LATER: Family of Erin Collier not giving up search for missing woman

Federal indictment handed down for social media threat

  Law enforcement says be on the lookout for more and more robocalls

  Columbus police investigating shooting near Parkchester Drive and Buena Vista Road

  Columbus father seeking justice nearly 30 years after 3 daughters found dead in house fire

  Remembering Dr. Ann Hardman’s legacy one year after her death

  Fire crews contain house fire on Lee Road 2099 in Phenix City

  Lee County EMA says not to wait for federal funding to build storm shelters

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  Parkland, FL, school shooting survivor takes own life

Sydney Aiello’s mother said her daughter felt survivor’s guilt and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after being on campus the day of the shooting last year.

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Auburn Tigers men’s basketball team faces off with New Mexico State in first round of March Madness

  Star WR Odell Beckham Jr. traded to Cleveland Browns: Report

The Browns could just be the most dangerous team in the NFL.

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AL legislator wants drug testing for SNAP recipients

  Georgia House Bill 481 could ban abortions after 6 weeks

  UPDATE: 3-year-old abducted in Meriwether County has been located

  Lee County woman remembers mother who died in Beauregard tornado

  Fifth suspect in December apartment murder makes first court appearance

The fifth of five suspects believed to have played a role in the shooting death of a man at an MLK Blvd. apartment.
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  Miller Lite sues Bud Light over corn syrup ads

The lawsuit accuses Bud Light parent Anheuser-Busch of starting a "false and misleading advertising campaign" that said Miller Lite and Coors Light use corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup.

  Alabama state senator proposes ‘clean’ lottery bill

  Lee County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 64-year-old man

  Phenix City police investigating shooting, armed robbery at Summerville Rd. Waffle House

  Beauregard native donates furniture to help Lee County tornado victims