Emergency crews working accident in Columbus

Car accident at 5th Avenue and 13th Street. Police & EMTs are on the scene.

Plane diverted after unruly passenger allegedly refuses mask, snorts substance, abuses others

Witnesses say the passenger, who was arrested, made inappropriate comments to numerous female passengers and yelled racist slurs upon boarding.
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  Report: Microsoft investigated Gates before he left board

When he left Microsoft’s board last year, Gates said he was stepping down to focus on philanthropy.

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Alabama law says kids 14 and older don’t need parent permission to get COVID vaccine

Columbus police investigating shooting on Manchester Expressway

Atlanta murder suspect captured in south Alabama

Death investigation underway after body found in West Point Lake

Columbus police searching for missing teen, last seen near Ridgefield Ct.

The Columbus Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen.
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  CDC mask guidance causes confusion

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky defended the changes despite the confusion, calling them a critical first step in reopening the country.

Officials: Fentanyl overdoses spreading across Georgia

Suspect injured in Tallapoosa County officer-involved shooting

Lee Co. man convicted of intentional murder of 72-year-old man found dead in well

  Columbus Convention and Trade Center sees increase in bookings

  Harris County High School holds in-person graduation

  Spencer High School holds naming ceremony for outdoor sports complex

  Master Kleen offers free cleaning services for job interview outfits

  Uptown Columbus creates new locator maps with QR codes

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  Biden boosting world vaccine sharing commitment to 80M doses

It would mark the first time that U.S.-controlled doses of vaccines authorized for use in the country will be shared overseas, as domestic demand for the shots has dropped significantly in recent weeks.

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  Sports Leader 9 goes riverboarding

  Seven area athletes sign letters of intent

Seven athletes from two high school signed collegiate letters of intent on Thursday.

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Columbus Health Dept. holds drive-thru vaccination clinic for children ages 12-17

Have you filed your taxes? Tax Day is Monday

Police investigating shooting at the intersection of Veterans Pkwy. and Whitesville Rd.

  Columbus residents voice concerns on crime getting out of hand

Judge hears arguments on Alabama mega-prison lawsuit

A Montgomery County circuit court judge heard arguments Friday on whether to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the progress on Alabama’s multi-billion dollar mega-prison construction plan.
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  88% of children covered by monthly payments starting in July

The payments are part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which expanded the child tax credit for one year and made it possible to pre-pay the benefits on a monthly basis.

Audit: $22K misspent or missing from suspended Lee County DA’s office

Kemp extends state of emergency for petroleum shortage

Opelika police searching for theft suspect

LaGrange man charged with child sex crimes