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    Flooding and sinkhole still a problem for Phenix City neighborhood Video included

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    A clogged water pipe has caused flooding and a growing sinkhole in an East Alabama neighborhood. More>>

    Officer who pulled over Auburn QB fired after domestic violence arrest Video included

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    One of the officers who cited Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall for marijuana possession has been arrested and fired, according to officials. More>>

    Thomas soundly defeats Wells for District 2 seat Video included

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    In the only runoff race in Muscogee County, challenger John Thomas has pulled off a huge victory to capture the district 2 school board seat. Thomas handily defeated incumbent John Wells who has served on the board for 28 years. Thomas captured 80% of the vote topping Wells' 20% of the vote. More>>

    3 new members elected to Muscogee County BOE Video included

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    After a major upset victory on the Muscogee County school board, newly elected member John Thomas is looking forward to the future by helping students across the district. In a 80-20 landslide, a political newcomer soundly defeated John Wells, who has served on the school board for 28 years. More>>

    Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

    Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in a Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn. More>>

    Carter wins GOP runoff for Kingston's House seat

    Buddy Carter has won the Republican nomination to replace GOP Rep. Jack Kingston in the U.S. House. More>>

    Wilson wins Dem primary for Ga. superintendent

    Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. More>>

    Opelika high schooler charged with murder after teen shot and killed

    Vantavious Quintez, 17, of Opelika, is accused of shooting Alizah Ellis, also 17, of Opelika, Monday. Vantavious Quintez, 17, of Opelika, is accused of shooting Alizah Ellis, also 17, of Opelika, Monday.
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    Vantavious Quintez, 17, of Opelika, is accused of shooting Alizah Ellis, also 17, of Opelika, Monday. More>>

    UPDATED: UGA defensive lineman arrested, dismissed from team

    UGA football player Jonathan Taylor was charged with aggravated assault UGA football player Jonathan Taylor was charged with aggravated assault
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    Police say a University of Georgia football player is facing a charge of aggravated assault. More>>

    Health Watch: Event planned to honor 2 year old Leukemia/stroke survivor

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    A 2 year old Columbus boy is battling his way back from two bouts with leukemia and a stroke so severe doctors gave up on him.Patrick Kenyon is Jason’s father. He says despite the medical challenges, his family feels blessed. He says for the second time Jason is in remission. His big sister is the perfect bone marrow match for Jason, and he survived a major stroke when doctors wanted to send him to die.“The motor func... More>>

    Now the forecast becomes more July-like

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    We are now tracking a cool front to our north and we will need to watch the progress as it drifts farther south. I believe models have a good handle on what may flow ahead of this front, perhaps an outflow boundary impacting counties along the I-85 corridor Thursday afternoon and a few more sporadic showers and storms farther south. The front will then stall through the weekend, with readings peaking from 90-93 degrees before storms become more widely scattered through the extended. The air b... More>>

    Server receives $10,000 tip

    A Louisiana server received the tip of a lifetime. A Louisiana server received the tip of a lifetime.
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    A Louisiana server received the tip of a lifetime. More>>

    LaGrange police looking for stabbing suspects

    News 3 Crimewatch News 3 Crimewatch
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    Police need your help finding the suspects who attacked and stabbed a man in LaGrange. More>>

    Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike Video included

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    A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot... More>>

    ‘Tornado’ hits CSU campus in mock emergency drill Video included

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    About a half a dozen student role-players were treated by university employees Tuesday morning in a tornado response drill. The students were part ofthe scenario that called for a tornado to hit Courtyard I, a student apartment complex on the main campus.CSU Police, Columbus Fire EMS, Columbus Police and CERT participated. CERT is made of up volunteers from the university that have gone through emergency response training."People see things on TV and they don't necessarily know how they're g... More>>

    Former Ft. Benning soldier receives Medal of Honor

    Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts receives the Medal of Honor Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts receives the Medal of Honor
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    A former Ft. Benning soldier received the Metal of Honor Monday during a ceremony at the White House. More>>

    Why all the clouds and rain recently? A Deeper Look.

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    Things have felt more like October than July recently. We delve deeper into the meteorology behind this somewhat unusual weather.

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    News 3 Neighbors: WWII Veteran "Shorty" Ogburn

    World War II veteran Earnest "Shorty" Ogburn receives a home renovation from the Cataula VFW. World War II veteran Earnest "Shorty" Ogburn receives a home renovation from the Cataula VFW.
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    Earnest "Shorty" Ogburn has been living in the same house in Cataula for 45 years. Over the weekend his home underwent extensive renovations thanks to volunteers with the Cataula VFW. Darrell Sullivan is a lifetime member of that post andwas the team captain for the renovation project. Sullivan says, "Shorty is a World War II veteran. He's been shot multiple times with small arms and with shrapnel. He was captured and held as a prisoner of war twice." The weekend rain was not a deterrent for ... More>>

    LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

    Police need your help identifying this woman Police need your help identifying this woman
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    LaGrange Police need your help identifying a woman. More>>

    Update: A & K Thrift Mall owners give statement on abrupt closing Video included

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    A press release will be released on the A K Thrift Mall website Monday night after the mall closed without warning this weekend, according to the mall's website. More>>

    Special Report: Selling seized guns Video included

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    Instead of destroying them, The Columbus Police Department is selling hundreds of seized guns. Some of the guns were used in crimes, others were found on the road- all of them now headed back to the streets.“The policeman in me says I’d rather not see that gun back on the street, we’ve already gotten a hold of it once, but you’ve got 550 guns- will every one of them be used in a crime? No. Some of them will be sold to someone that will enjoy the use of that gun for the rest of their life and ... More>>

    Opelika police: Woman stole 16 identities

    North Carolina woman arrested in Opelika for stealing the identities of sixteen people. North Carolina woman arrested in Opelika for stealing the identities of sixteen people.
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    Schrell Denise Mincey is accused of making fake credit cards using the stolen identities. More>>

    Auburn investigating reported sexual assault

    Auburn police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occured over the weekend. Auburn police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occured over the weekend.
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    The Auburn University Department of Public Safety and Security was notified Sunday about a sexual assault over the weekend.It reportedly happened on campus Friday night or early Saturday morning. More>>

    Columbus Applebee's employees robbed at gunpoint

    Columbus police are investigating the armed robbery of two Applebee's employees that occured early Monday morning. Columbus police are investigating the armed robbery of two Applebee's employees that occured early Monday morning.
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    Two Applebee employees were robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning, Columbus police confirm. More>>

    Lee County schools talk school safety practices Video included

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    Lee County schools are leading the way when it comes to school safety and they credit their collaboration with law enforcement officials. The Director of Student Services says they practice a hide, run, fight technique at the schools. More>>

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    • Now the forecast becomes more July-like

      Now the forecast becomes more July-like

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:10:57 GMT
      We are now tracking a cool front to our north and we will need to watch the progress as it drifts farther south. I believe models have a good handle on what may flow ahead of this front, perhaps an outflow boundary impacting counties along the I-85 corridor Thursday afternoon and a few more sporadic showers and storms farther south. The front will then stall through the weekend, with readings peaking from 90-93 degrees before storms become more widely scattered through the extended. The air b...
      We are now tracking a cool front to our north and we will need to watch the progress as it drifts farther south. I believe models have a good handle on what may flow ahead of this front, perhaps an outflow boundary impacting counties along the I-85 corridor Thursday afternoon and a few more sporadic showers and storms farther south. The front will then stall through the weekend, with readings peaking from 90-93 degrees before storms become more widely scattered through the extended. The air b...
    • Sunshine returns; rain chances dwindle

      Sunshine returns; rain chances dwindle

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:40:40 GMT
      Heat over the West continuesHeat over the West continues
      More typical July weather is returning to our area, meaning we're in for more sunshine, a bit more heat, and plenty of humidity.
      More typical July weather is returning to our area, meaning we're in for more sunshine, a bit more heat, and plenty of humidity.
    • Why all the clouds and rain recently? A Deeper Look.

      Why all the clouds and rain recently? A Deeper Look.

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:06:23 GMT

      Things have felt more like October than July recently. We delve deeper into the meteorology behind this somewhat unusual weather.

      Things have felt more like October than July recently. We delve deeper into the meteorology behind this somewhat unusual weather.

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    • Wine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges

      Wine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges

      Thursday, July 24 2014 6:06 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:06:22 GMT
      A California wine collector faces sentencing in New York after he was convicted of making up to $20 million from 2004 to 2012 by selling bogus bottles of wine.
      A California wine collector the government has characterized as a prolific counterfeiter who sold at least $20 million in fake wine faces at least 11 years in prison when he is sentenced Thursday on fraud charges.
    • Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

      Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:32 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:32:44 GMT
      Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad...
      Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad daylight -...
    • Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

      Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

      Thursday, July 24 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-07-24 08:13:54 GMT
      A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.
      A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.
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