Lee County resident shares methods to prepare home ahead of severe weather

There are several ways to prepare ahead of a storm, but what’s most important is to stay in your safe space when weather warrants.

  Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border

Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was driving two other people in a Cadillac Escalade with temporary California registration across the Lewiston-Queenston International Bridge at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, according to New York state police.
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  Young woman obsessed with Columbine takes own life; may have been planning attack

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said 18-year-old Sol Pais was discovered by the FBI with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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  Columbus Water Works vehicle reportedly hits person on motorcycle near 2nd Ave.

  Troup County Sheriff’s Office searching for runaway 16-year-old

Bill that would end concealed carry pistol permit requirement discussed Wednesday

  Opelika man charged with murder in Elmore Co. crash that killed 2-year-old

  Pedestrian with child hit by vehicle on Lee Road 379 in Beulah, AL

A pedestrian and an infant in a stroller were reportedly hit by a vehicle.
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  Doctors develop possible cure for ‘bubble boy’ disease using gene therapy

Eight children were treated with an experimental gene therapy to help restore their immune systems. About two years later, all are doing well, and doctors believe this could be a cure.

  Muscogee County School Board approves district’s own police force

  2 injured in shooting during fight at Chase Homes Apartments in Columbus

  Boy hit by van while riding bike on Benning Drive in Columbus

  Investigation underway after bomb threat toward Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus

Hardaway High School student with special needs gets heartwarming promposal

  Atlanta organization honoring CSU employee after being killed in a tragic dump truck accident

  Point University terminates employee over “irregularities” with credit card

  Chambers Co. deputy’s arm gets trapped in vehicle door during police chase

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  Man arrested carrying gas cans into New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The arrest comes two days after a fire consumed the famed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, destroying its roof and collapsing its spire.

SPORTS

Legendary Braves pitcher Tim Hudson returns to Auburn to complete degree

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Virginia holds off Texas Tech in overtime for first NCAA national championship

DeAndre Hunter hit two critical threes with the Cavaliers on their heels late, one in regulation and one again in overtime, and his 27 points led the team.

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  Final suspect in Columbus Pizza Hut murder arrested in Oklahoma

  April 15th marks last day to file taxes or request extension

  Hundreds travel to Lee Co. storm shelters during Sunday’s tornado watch

  Former pair of Best Rangers reclaim throne after annual Ft. Benning competition

  Lanett thief forces gas station clerk in restroom, steals car

Lanett police are on the hunt for an Opelika man believed to have been involved in a theft at a gas station.
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  North Korea says it test-fired new tactical guided weapon

Kim Jong Un called it an “event of very weighty significance.”

  GBI investigating chase turned officer-involved shooting in Muscogee County

GA man charged with murder after Montgomery home invasion

  It’s Tax Day! Postal Service offers tips for mailing your return

  Troy suffers damage after apparent Sunday morning tornado