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    POLICE: suspects wanted for stealing Walmart TVs

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    Phenix City police need your help identifying the suspects who stole four televisions from Walmart. ? More>>

    Fallen Columbus police officer honored one year after fatal car crash Video included

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    It was a night of celebration and remembrance at Rivertown Church in Columbus. Dozens shared their favorite stories of the late Corporal Keith Slay and came together to lift each other up. More>>

    A&K remains open for vendors

    The thrift mall owners opened their doors for 8 days to allow vendors to obtain their items. The thrift mall owners opened their doors for 8 days to allow vendors to obtain their items.
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     The A&K Thrift Mall opened their doors again today for their vendors. More>>

    POLICE: theft of $20,000 worth of NASCAR memorabilia

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    Police are investigating a theft where more than $20,000 in NASCAR memorabilia was stolen. More>>

    Tax-free weekend this Friday in GA, AL

    Georgia and Alabama will participate in the tax-free holiday this weekend. Georgia and Alabama will participate in the tax-free holiday this weekend.
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    Are you looking for the right time to shop for back to school items? If you're a Georgia or Alabama resident, this upcoming weekend will bring the best deals. More>>

    Update: Smiths Station teacher hit by train in good condition Video included

    A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train. A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train.
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    A teacher was hit by a train near Smiths Station High School. More>>

    Special Report: Common Core Video included

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    Common Core. Those two words are some of the most controversial in education across several states where the curriculum is being implemented. In both Georgia and Alabama, they're called College and Career Readiness Standards. News 3's Education Reporter Naomi Keitt took an in-depth look at the Common Core. More>>

    Update: Kellogg's plant to close by end of 2015, company responds Video included

    The Columbus Kellogg's plant is expected to close by the end of 2015. The Columbus Kellogg's plant is expected to close by the end of 2015.
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    The Columbus Kellogg's plant is expected to be shut down by the end of 2015. More>>

    Columbus police searching for armed robbery suspect

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    Columbus police need your help identifying a man who they say robbed two businesses Saturday evening. They say a black man was wearing all black but no mask when he pulled a silver handgun on the cashier at Weems Food Mart on Weems road just around 7 p.m. Saturday night. More>>

    Community gathers to save Garrard Center in final week Video included

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    For more than 40 years, the Garrard Center has been a staple for young girls across Columbus. In a little under a week, it could close its doors for good. The community needs to raise $100,000 to keep it open another year. More>>

    Crossing arms to be installed at Smiths Station railroad crossing Video included

    A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train at an unprotected crossing. A Smiths Station High School teacher was hit by a train at an unprotected crossing.
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    The Smiths Station High School teacher whose SUV was hit by a train Monday remains in the hospital in satisfactory condition, but her accident has Lee County officials speeding up the process to install security measures.The Lee County Commission has been trying to install crossing arms, flashing lights and a bell at the intersection across from SSHS since 2011. Coincidentally, the project is slated to begin in less than a month.After Monday's accident, the commission added an item to the age... More>>

    Health Watch: 3D Mammography available in Columbus

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    3D mammography is available in Columbus. The images offer radiologists a multi-faceted view of the breast, making for an earlier diagnosis of breast cancer at a more treatable stage.Health officials say the 3D mammography when combined with a conventional 2D mammography has a 40 percent higher invasive cancer detection rate than conventional 2D mammography alone.Dr. William Lewis is a radiologist at the Columbus Diagn... More>>

    US celebrates National Cheesecake Day

    Courtesy The Cheesecake Factory Courtesy The Cheesecake Factory
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    Today has been declared "National Cheesecake Day" in the United States. More>>

    Free school supplies to be given away at Back to School Bash

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    A Back to School Bash is being held for students. More>>

    AL animal shelters struggling with funds

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    Some of Alabama's animal shelters are struggling because of funding problems. More>>

    LaGrange police searching for shooting suspects

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    LaGrange police are searching for two suspects in relation to a shooting.
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    Divers recover body of 14 year old swept away by river current Video included

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    The body of 14-year-old Justin Thomas, who was swept away by a current Saturday, has been pulled from the Chattahoochee River. More>>

    Andersonville National Historic Site brings millions to local economy Video included

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    A national historic site tucked inside a southwest Georgia community is bringing big bucks to the area. A new National Park Service report shows Andersonville National Historic site is bringing millions to the area. More>>

    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>>

    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>>

    PHOTOS: Opelika Circle K robbed

    Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K. Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K.
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    Opelika police hope someone will recognize robbery suspects and call authorities.

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    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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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    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>>

    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>>

    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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    • Rain back in the forecast

      Rain back in the forecast

      Thursday, July 31 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:14:28 GMT
      We'll see increasing amounts of cloudiness and the return of Gulf moisture, leading to a chance for showers and thunderstorms beginning this weekend and likely into next week.
      We'll see increasing amounts of cloudiness and the return of Gulf moisture, leading to a chance for showers and thunderstorms beginning this weekend and likely into next week.
    • 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.

    • Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint on-demand

      Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint on-demand

      Saturday, July 19 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-07-19 16:22:59 GMT
      View on-demand photos and videos from Saturday's TriColumbusGa Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint race.View on-demand photos and videos from Saturday's TriColumbusGa Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint race.

      On-demand photos and videos from Saturday's Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint.

      On-demand photos and videos from Saturday's Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint.

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    • Passenger dies, pilot hurt in parking lot crash

      Passenger dies, pilot hurt in parking lot crash

      Thursday, July 31 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:36:58 GMT
      A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.
      A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.
    • Homeowner who fought off Trump is moving on

      Homeowner who fought off Trump is moving on

      Thursday, July 31 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:42:31 GMT
      By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person."
      By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person."
    • As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious

      As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious

      Thursday, July 31 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:39:42 GMT
      After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.
      After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year.
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