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    Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard. Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard.

    Desmonte Leonard accused of having sex with prison guard

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    Accused Auburn murder now accused of having sex with Montgomery prison guard, according to reports.

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    Curtis Newsome found guilty of murdering pregnant Phenix City girlfriend

    Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013. Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013.
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    Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of murdering his pregnant girlfriend inside her Phenix City apartment in June of 2013, WRBL News 3 media partner The Ledger-Enquirer reports. More>>

    Nick Marshall's mom pays his marijuana citation

    Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11. Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11.
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    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation. More>>

    Ga. governor chides president over young migrants

    Georgia's governor has sent a letter to the president saying it is "unconscionable" that the federal government didn't communicate with his office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state. More>>

    Fundraiser planned for 2-year-old Columbus leukemia, stroke survivor

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    Family of 2-year-old boy with leukemia is hosting a fundraiser Thursday.

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    US airlines to resume flights to Israel

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    The U.S. airlines serving Israel will resume flights there Thursday, following a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip. More>>

    Columbus veterans workshop scheduled for August 6

    Veterans and their families who are in need of assistance are invited to attend veterans workshop. Veterans and their families who are in need of assistance are invited to attend veterans workshop.
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    Veterans and their families is need of assistance are invited to upcoming workshop.

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    Columbus, River Valley unemployment rate rises

    Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent. Vally region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday. In Columbus, the rate was 8.5 percent.
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    Valley region unemployment rate rises to 9.2 percent in June, state said Thursday.

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    Man went to be circumcised and ended up with his penis amputated, according to Jefferson County lawsuit

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    The man says he was not warned that a circumcision procedure could lead to a penis amputation.
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    What do you think of the WIC program?

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    Georgia seeking public input on an assistance program. More>>

    Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

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    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian... More>>

    Montgomery base could house immigrant children

    Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery could house immigrant children. More>>

    Governor to appoint new Harris County commissioner

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt.
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    Vacancy open after Charles Wyatt was convicted for bribery and other charges. More>>

    11 local agencies set to get $680,000 in crime prevention grants Video included

    Columbus crime prevention to focus on middle school students as a way to decrese drug and gang activity in Muscogee County. Columbus crime prevention to focus on middle school students as a way to decrese drug and gang activity in Muscogee County.
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    City to distribute near $700,000 in crime prevention fund money, Columbus announced Tuesday. More>>

    Bentley says special legislative session an option

    Gov. Robert Bentley says a special session of the Legislature to address economic incentives to attract industries is an option. More>>

    Army: Patient IDs wrongly trashed at Ala base

    The military says as many as 2,300 patients are affected by a breach of personal information at the Lyster Army Health Clinic at Fort Rucker. More>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    LaGrange police looking for stabbing suspects

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

    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>>

    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>>

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    • Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

      Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:06:07 GMT
      Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.
      The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a tornado ripped through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs.
    • July heat returns for the weekend

      July heat returns for the weekend

      Thursday, July 24 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:16:06 GMT
      We've been spared much of the usual Southern July heat so far thanks to an unusual midsummer pattern that has kept most of the hottest weather out west.
      We've been spared much of the usual Southern July heat so far thanks to an unusual midsummer pattern that has kept most of the hottest weather out west.
    • 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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    • Prosecutor: Doctor fired back at hospital gunman

      Prosecutor: Doctor fired back at hospital gunman

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:41:52 GMT
      Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.
      A doctor wounded by a patient in a deadly shooting at a suburban hospital campus returned fire and wounded the patient, authorities said.
    • Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

      Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:34:13 GMT
      The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other...
      The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents...
    • Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race

      Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race

      Thursday, July 24 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:16:39 GMT
      Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on...
      Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him...
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