Police requesting the public’s assistance investigating gunshot fired in area of Buena Vista Rd.

The Columbus Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with the investigation of shots fired.

How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

Forces in the country, and within the Democratic Party, were indeed pushing Biden toward a history-making pick.
  • Coronavirus

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

Anxious parents around the country are looking to schools that have already opened for signs of how it might go.


Sen. Doug Jones to speak at Democratic National Convention

  Third suspect arrested in shooting of Opelika police car

Alabama 50th Anniversary Tour rescheduled to May 2021

  Jury trials to resume in Russell County

  MCSD prepares for first day of school

As many parents may have questions, the school board held a work session Monday where they went over finalized reopening and virtual learning plans.
  • Coronavirus

  US enters deal for 100 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna

The vaccine is still in clinical trials and has not been approved by the FDA but is already being manufactured, so if it is approved, it can be rolled out quickly.

  Smiths Station man dies in vehicle crash at Hwy. 280 and Lee Rd. 250

Columbus police searching for missing man last seen on 10th Ave.

  Phenix City Schools preparing for students to return for the school year

Columbus police searching for missing woman last seen near Kennedy St.

Suspect arrested in Columbus on sex trafficking, pimping charges

  Two detained, one wanted after shooting into occupied Opelika police car

Reports: Ga. Gov. not requiring masks at public schools

Georgia man accused of falsely claiming drug would lower COVID-19 risk

  • National

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

In choosing Harris, Biden is embracing a former rival from the Democratic primary who is familiar with the unique rigor of a national campaign.


ADPH: attendance likely will be ‘significantly reduced’ at high school sporting events

Stewart County HS cancels fall sports season

Stewart County High School announced that they were cancelling their 2020 fall sports schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  UPDATE: Hostage suspect, former police officer waives court appearance

  Exclusive: Meet the Harris County Commissioner District 4 runoff candidates

Seale woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Russell Co.

  EXCLUSIVE: Midtown Park Apartment fire survivors speak on living challenges

1,122 COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths confirmed Sunday

If the more than 3,500 probable cases under investigation are confirmed, Alabama will soon pass the 100,000 mark for COVID-19 infections.
  • Coronavirus

Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil.

Police investigate stabbing on 32nd Ave. in Columbus, one person dead

Police investigate shooting on Chester Ave. in Opelika, three people injured

Suspect arrested in Columbus for sex trafficking, pimping, crimes involving a minor

Suspect arrested in Columbus, charged with sex crimes