Funeral service for fallen Auburn officer draws hundreds across state lines

It was an emotional time for Officer William Buechner's family, friends, and fellow officers. Many came out to pay their respects to the fallen hero.

  Teenager pushes double-amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning

Greg Beck, who is in a wheelchair, was trying to get home during a severe storm warning. Seth Philips hopped out of his mother's car and pushed Beck home.
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  Pregnant woman bitten, hit in stomach during road rage incident

The alleged attacker hasn’t been charged, but the victim wants that to change. She’s bruised up and even has bite marks.

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  Fallen Ala. officer’s neighborhood turns blue in his memory

  LaGrange fire officials investigating fire at assisted living

  Columbus police on scene of possible shooting on Pecan St.

‘Heartbeat Bill’ prompts 3 film productions to pull projects out of GA

  Key witness testifies in 5 Corner Lotto murder trial in Columbus

Kimberly Huffman, who is also facing charges in the murder, took the witness stand on Thursday.
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  Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

This trip, the first of two President Donald Trump is expected to make to Japan in the next six weeks, is more of a social call meant to highlight the alliance between Japan and the United States and the friendship between their leaders.

  Columbus murder suspect chooses not to make court appearance after allegedly killing father and son

NOAA forecasts “near normal” hurricane season

  Taco Bell employee stabbed following altercation in Opelika

  Two shootings in south Columbus leave two people injured

Los Angeles County bans official travel to Alabama due to abortion bill

  2 arrested in Eufaula after meth, heroin seized during traffic stop

  Auburn officer injured in deadly shooting reunites with K9

  Testimony continues in day three of Five Corner Lotto murder trial in Columbus

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40 years ago Saturday, 273 people lost their lives in US’ deadliest plane accident

On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191 took off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport bound for Los Angeles.

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  Northside Patriots win first GHSA Class 4A state title

5 Auburn Tigers taken on final day of 2019 NFL Draft

After having no players selected in Thursday’s first round and just one player in Friday’s second and third rounds, the Auburn Tigers saw five of their former players taken on the 2019 NFL Draft’s final day.

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  Columbus Fire & EMS gets approved for $145K additional funds

  Man arrested for murder of Columbus father and son on Stuart Dr.

Alabama House passes ‘born alive’ abortion bill

  Record-breaking heat causes adjustments for Little League Baseball and summer activities in Columbus

  Man accused of murdering Auburn police officer, injuring 2 others appears in court

The Lee County District Attorney is seeking the death penalty in the case against Wilkes for the murder of Auburn Police Officer William Buechner.
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Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. His order applies to two planned projects to add 51 miles of fence in two areas.

  Columbus City Council votes to give Muscogee County Coroner’s Office third deputy

  Columbus River Dragons to bring professional hockey back to Chattahoochee Valley

  Opening arguments begin in trial for 2016 Five Corner Lotto murder

  Man arrested after deadly early morning shooting on Fox Run Pkwy. that killed one in Opelika