3-year-old girl found alone on boat in Texas; father’s body recovered nearby

A young girl was found alone on a boat the day after she and her father took it out on Lake Granbury. Hours later, her father's body was recovered, not far from where the boat was found.
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  Owner of ‘Heist Jewelry’ hit with sledgehammer, still fights off robbers

Security camera footage shows the owner of ironically named Heist Jewelry tending to his inventory at 2:40 p.m. A masked suspect runs into the store and smashes a display case with a sledgehammer.

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Man arrested after 2017 murder on Rigdon Rd. that left another disabled

  Phenix City man sentenced to 35 years in federal prison on drug and firearms charges

  Columbus family reaches a settlement in 2014 fatal officer-involved shooting

  Stand your ground: Phenix City jewelry store owner fires shots to defend against armed robbers

  Suspect arrested for child molestation, enticing a child in Columbus

Xavier Flowers, 33, is charged with felony child molestation and enticing a child for indecent purposes.
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  At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon.

  Webster Co. students have longer summer break as school starts after Labor Day

  Ban on R22 Freon refrigerant could make air conditioning repairs costly

  Columbus police searching for 16-year-old runaway last seen near Valleybrook Rd.

ACS to expand transportation facility; looking for more drivers

  Unwinding in the Chattahoochee Valley for ‘National Relaxation Day’

  Columbus-filmed “Electric Jesus” to feature stars of “The Breakfast Club,” “The Office”

  2 victims meet after being hit by car in Publix parking lot in Columbus

  Classmates mourn of the loss of Central High School senior class president

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  Family finds live frog in carton of organic salad greens

One Wisconsin family found a living frog in the packaged organic salad greens they bought from a grocery store.

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  Sports Overtime celebrates 30 years of high school football coverage

Callaway’s Tank Bigsby commits to Auburn

Running back Tank Bigsby, a 4-star from Callaway, committed to the Auburn Tigers on Friday.

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2 new sports parks coming to Lee County

  Red Cross requesting blood donations amid urgent summer blood shortage

  Former Chambers Co. Probate Court employee convicted of stealing almost $300K

  Ralston Towers might be all dried up with Columbus Water Works threatening third cut off

  Congressman Drew Ferguson talks immigration, gun reform and update on Ralston Towers

Congressman Drew Ferguson stopped in Columbus for the second time in less than two months to discuss what is happening across the country and how it affects people who live in Georgia.
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  Doctors warn of fallout from new immigration rule

Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance.

  East Alabama teen dies in Phenix City bus crash

  Power, air conditioning restored Muscogee County Jail, Sheriff says

  Locals who work outside share their thoughts on the heat

  Russell County Middle School assistant principal arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with evidence