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    Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K. Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K.

    PHOTOS: Opelika Circle K robbed

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    Opelika police hope someone will recognize robbery suspects and call authorities.

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    More police bike patrols coming to Columbus State this fall Video included

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    Bike patrol officers are becoming more popular at college campuses across the country. Columbus State University is one of the latest to upgrade their bike unit. More>>

    Attorneys argue motions ahead of Kareem Lane retrial Video included

    Kareem Lane in good spirits before August retrial Kareem Lane in good spirits before August retrial
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    A new trialisabout to startfor Kareem Lane, the man accused of killing Muscogee County school superintendent Jim Burns in 1992. A hung jury resulted in a mistrial in 2012, but now the lawyers are prepared to start all over again. Friday defense attorney Stacey Jackson and the prosecution team stood before Judge Bobby Peters to argue motions before Lane's retrial starts in August. There is nonew evidence in the case against Lane, who came under suspicion after witnesses said they saw his truc... More>>

    Auburn child care worker charged with child abuse

    Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn. Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn.
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    A child care worker has been released from her job and charged with child abuse after a reported incident at an Auburn child care facility, Auburn police announced Friday. More>>

    Caneya Webb family speaks out after murder trial Video included

    Caneya Webb leaves behind three children, the youngest of whom is Newsome's daughter Caneya Webb leaves behind three children, the youngest of whom is Newsome's daughter
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    The day after a Russell County jury found Curtis Newsome guilty of murder, the victim's family is breathing a sigh of relief.During the four-daytrial, Newsome described how he killed his pregnant girlfriend, 26-year-old Caneya Webb, in a fit of rage after he found a Facebook message to her from another man last June. He punched her in the back of the head and strangled her until she was dead, leaving her tied with aUSB cord in the bathtub for her father to find. It took the jury a mere 17 min... More>>

    How many people are in the Muscogee County jail?

    Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday. Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday.
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    1,202, which is 132 too many, Sheriff John Darr says on Facebook.

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    Man shot in "rear end" on Matilda Street in Columbus

    Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said. Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said.
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    A man walking along Matilda Street in Columbus late Thursday was shot in the "rear end," according to Columbus Police Lt. Ralph Dowe. More>>

    Car break-in suspect caught on camera in Lee County Video included

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    A car break-in suspect was caught on camera by a Lee County homeowner's surveillance cameras. More>>

    Higher heat and humidity this weekend!

     Rainbow over Schley Co. Friday evening after a rain shower-Angie French Rainbow over Schley Co. Friday evening after a rain shower-Angie French
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    A strong ridge of high pressure building in the Central U.S., with high heat will build far enough east to stabilize our air mass. This high pressure ridge will keep us hot and dry, with an occasional stray shower or storm from good surface heating. This will continue through the weekend, then a bigger transition takes place early next week, when a cool front scours out the heat and humidity. Showers and storms will build ahead of this next transitioning cooler, drier, Canadian air mass. We ... More>>

    Police: Auburn man stole $12,000 worth of jewelry

    Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July. Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July.
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    An Auburn man has been arrested and charged with stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from a home he visited in early July, Auburn police announced Thursday. More>>

    Scott Hill hired as President and CEO of Columbus Regional

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    Scott Hill, has been named the President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbus Regional Health, the company announced Thursday.  More>>

    Birmingham man's penis amputated during circumcision, according to Jefferson County lawsuit Video included

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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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    Auburn councilor questions residency of his opponent Video included

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    Only a month before city elections are held in Auburn, a concerned citizen has filed a lawsuit hoping to get one candidate scratched of the ballot. The lawsuit stems from a claim by current councilor Arthur Dowdell who says his opponent Clemon Ward is not ac actual resident of the district. More>>

    Desmonte Leonard accused of having sex with prison guard

    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.
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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>>

    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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    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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    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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    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>>

    What do you think of the WIC program?

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    Georgia seeking public input on an assistance program. 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>>

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    • Higher heat and humidity this weekend!

      Higher heat and humidity this weekend!

      Friday, July 25 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:58:04 GMT
       Rainbow over Schley Co. Friday evening after a rain shower-Angie French Rainbow over Schley Co. Friday evening after a rain shower-Angie French
      A strong ridge of high pressure building in the Central U.S., with high heat will build far enough east to stabilize our air mass. This high pressure ridge will keep us hot and dry, with an occasional stray shower or storm from good surface heating. This will continue through the weekend, then a bigger transition takes place early next week, when a cool front scours out the heat and humidity. Showers and storms will build ahead of this next transitioning cooler, drier, Canadian air mass. We ...
      A strong ridge of high pressure building in the Central U.S., with high heat will build far enough east to stabilize our air mass. This high pressure ridge will keep us hot and dry, with an occasional stray shower or storm from good surface heating. This will continue through the weekend, then a bigger transition takes place early next week, when a cool front scours out the heat and humidity. Showers and storms will build ahead of this next transitioning cooler, drier, Canadian air mass. We ...
    • 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.
    • 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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    • Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

      Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

      Saturday, July 26 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:13:32 GMT
      Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience.
      Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience.
    • Widow: Man who died in NYPD custody wasn't violent

      Widow: Man who died in NYPD custody wasn't violent

      Saturday, July 26 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:04:03 GMT
      The widow of a man who died in New York City police custody after apparently being placed in a chokehold says he wasn't violent.
      The widow of a New York City man who died this month in a videotaped confrontation with New York City police demanded justice on Saturday, saying the victim wasn't asking for trouble.
    • Arizona execution renews debate over methods

      Arizona execution renews debate over methods

      Saturday, July 26 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:04:01 GMT
      A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth...
      A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for...
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