Crime

  Two teens charged with murder at Foxy Lady lounge in Columbus make court appearance

According to Columbus police, the 14-year-old is the one who pulled the trigger and shot Samuel London.

  Man charged with murder in April crash that killed east Ala. father, daughter

  One man dead in late-night shooting on Fairway Ave. in Columbus

Suspect in Columbus charged with child molestation, rape, and multiple sex crimes

Columbus police arrest suspect on electronic pornography, child exploitation charges

  Columbus sex trafficking suspect makes court appearance

East Al man accused of spanking a 3-year-old with a phone charger cord leaving ‘excessive bruising’

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Meriwether Co. man arrested, charged with sexual exploitation of children

  Meriwether Co. Magistrate court clerk arrested

  Two teens arrested, charged with murder at Foxy Lady Lounge in Columbus

  New information in Franklin County, Alabama child hot car death

Oregon woman charged with exploiting elderly in Alabama

  COURT: Two Columbus runaways become victims in sex trafficking ring

Former firefighter indicted for sodomy, rape of handicapped woman

Police claim 51-year old Steven Todd Hallford went to that woman's home in Dothan multiple times and assaulted her.

  Third suspect arrested in shooting of Opelika police car

The third suspect in the shooting of an Opelika police car with a detective inside has been taken into custody.

Suspect arrested in Columbus on sex trafficking, pimping charges

Roy Bailey, 23, is charged with sex trafficking, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, pimping and interference with custody.

  Three charged with human trafficking in Lee County

Three people in Lee County have been charged with human trafficking.

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

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

  LaGrange woman beaten, set on fire; ex-boyfriend arrested

Man arrested in attempted LaGrange burglary

  Columbus murder suspect taken into custody in Phenix City

According to the U.S. Marshal’s Office, Jermaine Robinson was wanted by Columbus police for murder and aggravated assault.

  Ex-WWE superstar, Columbus native may have just admitted to 1970s murder

A Columbus native and former WWE superstar appears to have made a Facebook post insinuating that he made a man “disappear” in Columbus in the 1970s.

  UPDATE: Second person injured in early morning shooting that killed one Columbus man

Columbus police say a 26-year-old Columbus man who was killed in early morning shooting at a gas station was not the only one injured.

Columbus hotel employee arrested after allegedly stealing elderly guest’s bank information

Columbus police have arrested a hotel employee who reportedly stole the bank card information of an elderly guest.

Woman arrested after allegedly emptying husband’s bank account while he was out of the country

A Columbus woman is in custody for allegedly emptying her estranged husband’s IRA account while he was out of the country.

  Man arrested in historic Holland Mansion fire, seven other Phenix City fires

A man has been arrested in connection to a fire that burned the historic Holland Mansion, as well as seven other fires in Phenix City.

  Pine Mountain man sentenced to federal prison for threatening an officer from his cell

A Pine Mountain man who was recorded threatening a federal officer from his jail cell has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison.

  Three shot, including 5-year-old, in overnight drive-by shooting in Phenix City

An overnight drive-by shooting in Phenix City has left three people recovering from their injuries, including a 5-year-old.

Police investigate armed robbery, burglary on Baileys Way in LaGrange

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an armed robbery and burglary that happened on Tuesday morning, August 4.

Columbus man arrested on child sex crime charges

A Columbus man is behind bars after being arrested on multiple child sex crimes.

  14-year-old being charged as adult in murder at Foxy Lady Lounge

A teenager charged with murder in a man’s shooting death at a Columbus nightclub will stand trial as an adult.

  One dead, one injured in alleged overnight driveby shooting on 23rd St. in Columbus

One man is dead and another is recovering from his injuries after being involved in an overnight shooting on 23rd St. in Columbus.

Man shot in alleged LaGrange self-defense shooting runs from scene to police department

The man shot in an alleged self-defense shooting reportedly ran from the scene where he allegedly assaulted someone before being shot to the police department.

Auburn police arrest two credit card fraud suspects

Deangelo Harris, 27, of Luverne, Alabama and 27-year-old Jalen Wilson of Montgomery are both charged with four counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.

  UPDATE: 14-year-old charged as second suspect in murder of Samuel London

A second arrest has been made in the murder investigation of Samuel London at Foxy Lady Lounge.

Columbus police arrest suspect for breaking into vehicle and credit card fraud, theft

Justin Hamilton was arrested Monday and is charged with entering auto, financial transaction card theft, and financial transaction card fraud.

Suspect wanted for burglary at church in Downtown Columbus

The incident happened July 28 at around 7:40 p.m. at a church in Downtown Columbus.

Albany Police still searching for 2 teens in murder case

Cortez Oats, Jr., 17, and Demitri Lumpkin,16, are both wanted by APD in connection to a May murder, but they remain at large.

  Police investigating reported shooting on Buena Vista Rd. in Columbus

The Columbus Police Department is on the scene of a reported shooting in Columbus.

  18-year-old charged in shooting death at Columbus nightclub

The shooting happened June 5 at the Foxy Lady Lounge on Victory Dr.

  Auburn police arrest man on indictment charging him with sexual abuse

23-year-old Toney Robinson of pleasant Grove, Ala. was arrested on a grand jury felony indictment charging him with first degree sexual abuse.

  EXCLUSIVE: One-year-old shooting victim in Columbus makes ‘miraculous’ recovery

Everyone is calling her a miracle. Marriah Terrell is just a few weeks shy of her second birthday and she’s a gunshot wound survivor.

  Russell Co. capital murder, kidnapping suspects make first appearance in court

Four suspects made their first appearance in court today, just two days after allegedly kidnapping and killing a Columbus woman.

Tuskegee man arrested in Auburn on several charges of breaking and entering auto, theft

Derrick Carter is facing several theft and breaking entering auto charges.

  Suspect identified in shooting at Peachtree Mall in Columbus

Police say Alonzo Hightower is wanted for armed robbery and assault stemming from the shooting.

  Columbus police issue armed robbery, murder warrants for fourth suspect in murder of Montgomery man

25-year-old Wayman McMillian is wanted in the robbery and shooting death of Travis Henry of Montgomery.

  Jealousy appears to be motive in deadly kidnapping of Columbus woman, sheriff says

A possible motive has been revealed in a deadly kidnapping of Tameka Skinner.

  Salem woman arrested on attempted murder, other charges

A Salem woman is behind bars after shooting into a mobile home with people inside, including a 2-year-old child.

  4 suspects charged with capital murder in deadly kidnapping of Columbus woman

Demetria Johnson, Sean Johnson, and Joshua Tolbert all of Columbus, and Javion Phillips of Seale, Alabama are charged with capital murder and kidnapping.

  Opelika police investigating robbery at Advance America Cash Advance on Pepperell Pkwy.

The Opelika Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday morning.

Reported drive-by shooting in Phenix City leads to police pursuit, three suspects in custody

Three suspects have been arrested after a reported drive-by shooting that started in Phenix City.

Police investigate two overnight shootings in Columbus, two people injured

The Columbus Police Department is investigating two overnight shootings that left two people injured.

Police investigate stabbing on First Ave. in Columbus

The Columbus Police Department is investigating an early Saturday morning stabbing.

  Suspect charged with theft by deception in roof repair scam in Columbus

The victim reported she gave Lawrence Nelson $6,000 for a roof repair/construction job. Nelson took the money but never started the work.

Hogansville man arrested on drug charges, influencing a witness

Jon Estes is charged with drug possession with the intent to distribute and influencing a witness.

  “Come and get me:” Suspect taunts GBI on TikTok days before being arrested

The GBI has arrested an eighth suspect in a drug bust at a LaGrange restaurant just days after he taunted the law enforcement organization on social media app TikTok.

Troup Co. man charged with drug possession, influencing witness

A Troup County man is back in jail for the second time in less than week.

  Suspect charged in 17th Ave. murder in Columbus has lengthy criminal history

Thursday, a convicted felon who is still a teenager, remains behind bars on a murder and armed robbery charge stemming from the June shooting death of Travis Henry.

Man who sold Troup Co. teen gun used in woman’s shooting death arrested

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office has now arrested the man who sold the gun that was used in a young woman’s shooting death to a teenager.

Man turns himself in to police in connection to Columbus shooting of 1-year-old

Columbus police say an 18-year-old has turned himself in to them in connection to the shooting of a 1-year-old.

  Troup County death investigation ends in charges for teen

A Troup County teenager is behind bars after being charged as a result of a death investigation.

  Suspect in Box Springs standoff waives right to appear in court

Authorities say 36-year-old Ryan Herring refused to comply with police and later exited the home armed with a semi-automatic weapon.

  Experts in Columbus say domestic violence has increased during coronavirus pandemic

Police report domestic violence, child abuse, and sex crimes have increased during the coronavirus pandemic.

  Columbus gang member’s arrest marks third arrest in murder of Montgomery man

A third arrest has been made in the Columbus murder of a Montgomery man.

LaGrange police investigating early morning shooting

Police in LaGrange are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man injured.

  New charges for inmate who escaped custody in Muscogee Co.

An inmate who escaped from custody in Muscogee County now has charges in Auburn, where he was recaptured.

Columbus man arrested on rape, incest charges

Columbus police have arrested a man and charged him with multiple sex crimes.

Slain 17-year-old reportedly beaten and stabbed; 3 teen girls charged

Three teens have been charged in the death of Montgomery 17-year-old Lesley Pantaleon.

Suspect wanted in Troup County for breaking into vehicles

The incidents happened on Amhurst Way.

Surveillance photo released of Opelika armed robbery suspect

Opelika police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in an armed robbery.

Valley man arrested on child abuse charge

A Valley man is behind bars after being taken into custody on a charge of child abuse.

  Escaped Muscogee Co. inmate arrested in Lee Co., Ala.

An inmate who escaped custody in Muscogee County nearly a week ago has now been recaptured.

Police investigating aggravated assault near Forsyth St. in Columbus

The Columbus Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 18.

Police investigating robbery on Gilbert Ave. in Columbus

The Columbus Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on Friday morning, July 17.

CPD investigate assault involving knife outside of a local bar

The Columbus Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning, July 18.

  New details revealed from case file a year after gruesome Columbus quadruple murder

New information and insight is coming to light that might help explain why this tragedy happened.

  ONE YEAR LATER: Remembering Columbus woman, three kids killed in quadruple murder

Today marks one year since a Columbus woman and her three young children were slain, allegedly by the children’s father.

  Three teens arrested in shooting at two Opelika businesses

Three teenagers are behind bars after allegedly shooting into multiple businesses in Opelika.