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    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.

    News 3 Neighbors: WWII Veteran "Shorty" Ogburn

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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

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    UGA defensive lineman arrested for aggravated assault

    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>>

    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>>

    Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

    The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say. The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.
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    A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm 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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    Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

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    A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv - a reflection of high... 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

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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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    • Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

      Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

      Monday, July 21 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:00:20 GMT
      The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.
      A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm
      A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm
    • 18 arrested so far in Anderson County drug roundup

      18 arrested so far in Anderson County drug roundup

      Eighteen people have been arrested so far as part of a round up in Anderson County after a grand jury returned indictments on 26 people on drug charges.
      Eighteen people have been arrested so far as part of a round up in Anderson County after a grand jury returned indictments on 26 people on drug charges.
    • LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

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

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    • General: Guard to take observation role at border

      General: Guard to take observation role at border

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:20:18 GMT
      A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission.
      A top National Guard general says most of the 1,000 troops heading to South Texas will take up observation positions along the border and detain people only if they interfere with their mission.
    • Georgia man pleads guilty to faking allergy tests

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      The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.
      The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.
    • After 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police

      After 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police

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