Eufaula man arrested, charged with attempted murder and drug trafficking

Johnrecis Lavon Jones, 28 of Eufaula, is facing several charges following a shooting over the weekend.

  Stray pit bulls kill California couple’s miniature horses

A California man says he walked outside his home and found his horses being attacked by two stray pit bulls. Now those horses are dead and authorities are looking for the dogs who did it.
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  Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

Cummings was a formidable orator who passionately advocated for the poor in his black-majority district, which encompasses a large portion of Baltimore as well as more well-to-do suburbs.

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  Activists, hoping to reduce violence, join under the banner “Death by Another Name”

  Congressman Sanford Bishop reacts to death of Congressman Elijah Cummings

WATCH: Inaugural Men’s Empowerment Breakfast being held in Columbus

  Columbus police explain criteria and importance of Amber Alerts

  Muscogee Co. Marshal’s Office creates series to fight violence in Columbus

The Muscogee County Marshal’s Office is planning to lead a charge to cut down crime through a series called Death by Another Name.
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  10-year-old girl dies of apparent suicide; police investigate rumors she was bullied

Police are investigating the apparent suicide of a 10-year-old girl in Santa Ana, California, and reports that she may have been bullied.

  Inspection to determine fate of the Ralston Towers in Columbus

  Smiths Station residents concerned about ‘dangerous’ intersection of Lee Rd. 240, 239

  Harris County High School marching band hosting ‘Sound of the County’ Invitational

  Columbus police make arrest in Mellon St. double murder

  Opelika Police Dept. issues statement claims of excessive force in juvenile’s arrest

  ‘The good, the bad, and the ugly’ tour comes to Columbus to help create change in the community

Suspect wanted in Opelika for burglary at home on Walnut St.

  BREAKING: Inspection scheduled for The Ralston, more than two weeks after deadline

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  Special delivery: Identical twin babies are delivered by identical twin nurses at Georgia hospital

By chance, the twin nurses Tori Howard and Tara Drinkard got to help deliver twins Addison and Emma Williams.

SPORTS

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

24 point underdog Gamecocks shock #3 ranked Bulldogs in Athens

Week 8: Sports Overtime

  Fake Nikes worth $2.2 million seized at California port

The street value of the faux cargo is estimated at more than $2.2 million.

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  MCSD partners with New Horizons Behavioral Health to tackle mental health issues in schools

  Construction underway for 2 new hotels in Downtown Columbus

  Juvenile arrested for making bomb threats against school in Muscogee Co.

  Crews still working to put out weekend fire at recycling plant in Auburn

  Phenix City barbershop hosts annual customer appreciation day for breast cancer awareness

Each year, Mel and Abe’s Barbershop in Phenix City hosts a customer appreciation day and all the proceeds go towards breast cancer research.
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  ‘I’m a prophet, not a serial killer’: Florida murder suspect says God told him to do it

He said he killed three people because God told him to do it.

  Suspect arrested for robbery at Waffle House in Valley, Ala.

LaGrange woman stabs woman who attempted to stop physical altercation with a third woman

Two injured in shooting on Whitesville St. in LaGrange, one remains hospitalized

  Columbus police searching for man in connection with June 2019 shooting