Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

Protests erupted in Minneapolis and spread across the country after the police killing of George Floyd.
  • Coronavirus

Trump takes aim at WHO as US economic outlooks worsens

In the U.S., the virus threw more than 2 million people out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses, stoking fears the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the world's largest economy.


  Gov. Brian Kemp renews public health state of emergency in Ga.

District Attorney candidate released from jail, plans campaign rally

Alabama hospitals feeling effects of pandemic, some more than others

  Bill aims to tax gun sales, ammunition in Ga.; residents express distaste

Columbus man arrested on child molestation charge

A Columbus man is behind bars after being taken into custody by the CPD Sex Crimes Unit.
  • National

  George Floyd protests: National Guard mobilized in Atlanta; fatal shooting in Detroit

Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests erupted Friday in dozens of U.S. cities.

WATCH: Gov. Kemp expected to address reopening remaining businesses in news conference

  Death investigation underway at Phenix City lumber mill after machine malfunction

  Barbour Co. man sentenced to five years on federal gun, explosive charges

ADOC: 2 inmates, 4 more employees test positive for COVID-19

  Ga. Governor Kemp visits two companies in Columbus; talks reopening state’s economy

AHSAA sharing guidelines for return to play for high school programs

Lee High School star athlete drowns at Chewacla State Park

  Suspect in Aniah Blanchard’s murder to appear before grand jury for assault of an officer

  • National

  Minneapolis officer charged with George Floyd’s death as protests flare

The police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in a case that sparked protests across the United States and violence in Minneapolis.


  Boatner changing gears and making progress

Caylin Newton, brother of Cam Newton, to join Auburn as grad transfer

The Auburn Tigers quarterback room appears to be growing by one.


  New Kombucha shop opens in Uptown Columbus amid COVID-19 pandemic

  DA candidate turns himself in to Columbus police; faces charges related to campaign music video

  Columbus police searching for missing man

  Troup County Jail inmates test positive for COVID-19

  District Attorney candidate turns himself in to police after weekend incident

One of two candidates for District Attorney of the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit has now been arrested.
  • National

Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew

Following the arrest of a CNN crew on live television by police on Friday, an apologetic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz promised that journalists would not be interfered with in reporting on violent protests following the death of George Floyd.

Report: Albany nursing home fined $186K following unreported allegations of sexual abuse

  Why is the Alabama COVID-19 recovery rate only an estimate?

  Columbus City Council approves compensating front line city employees with time off

  Montgomery becomes coronavirus hotspot as cases continue to rise