Phenix City man covered in blood arrested after allegedly committing burglary, kidnapping with machete

Columbus police arrest 18-year-old on sodomy charge

Columbus man arrested on multiple sex assault charges

School closures in the Chattahoochee Valley

LIST: Shelters open in the Chattahoochee Valley ahead of severe weather

Carl’s Jr. testing CBD burger in Colorado - at one store, for one day

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Legendary Braves pitcher Tim Hudson returns to Auburn to complete degree

Columbus police investigating stabbing on Knox St.

  4 sentenced in 2016 murder of elderly Meriwether Co. woman

  Three arrested after search warrant executed on George St. in Columbus

  Suspect claiming self defense in 2017 shooting death of man on Grant Rd. in Columbus

  GUEST SEGMENT: Faith Worship Center in Columbus hosting resource fair to help job seekers

  Auburn University has its first female student with Downs syndrome

Auburn University has its first ever student with Down syndrome thanks to the school's new EAGLES program.

  Military Matters: Ft. Benning drill sergeants cleaning up storm damage

In the past two decades, the local House of Heroes has had more than 17,000 volunteers, honoring more than 900 military veterans and/or their spouses with home repairs and improvements, but for the first time ever, a team of Fort Benning drill sergeants are working with the non-profit, showing a sof

  Military Matters: Ft. Benning drill sergeants cleaning up storm damage

In the past two decades, the local House of Heroes has had more than 17,000 volunteers, honoring more than 900 military veterans and/or their spouses with home repairs and improvements, but for the first time ever, a team of Fort Benning drill sergeants are working with the non-profit, showing a sof

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

The accident happened near 2nd Avenue and 4th Street Wednesday evening.

  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

  Trial underway in Columbus for suspect charged with murder of man on Grant Rd.

  Johnsonville sausage company brings Big Taste Grill to Feed the Gap event in Opelika

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

  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.

  UPDATE: Columbus man arrested for child molestation, fired from MCSD as substitute teacher

A suspect was arrested in Columbus for sex crimes involving minors.

  Police: Don’t give out too much information on bumper stickers

Police have a warning: the bumper stickers you put on your car, might make you a target for criminals

  Troup County Fire Department launching Quick Response Vehicle program to improve response times

The program was initiated to improve response times and available medical resources as the call volume for medical responses in the county has increased.

Fake-smiling at work makes you drink more at home, study reveals

Is the sauce becoming your boss? This study may tell you why.

  Muscogee County School Board approves district’s own police force

The Muscogee County School District will have its own police force.

  Teacher and college professor in Columbus share thoughts on Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris

The fire happened Monday, April 15 and burned for hours, destroying the 850-year-old landmark.

  Columbus police searching for suspect vehicle in apparent road rage shooting near Warm Springs Rd.

The incident happened March 21 near Warm Springs Road and Gurley Drive.

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

he incident happened on Benning Road near Baker Plaza Drive in front of the E.J. Knight Apartments.

  MCSD Youth Art Month exhibit on display at Pop Uptown on Broadway

The exhibit features creations from high school students and is on display at Pop Uptown on Broadway.

Bill would prevent sheriffs from profiting from jail food

Bill would prevent sheriffs from profiting from jail food, raise

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

According to the school district, the threat was made by phone and has not been deemed credible or imminent at this time.

Hardaway High School student with special needs gets heartwarming promposal

A high school student from Columbus displayed a heartwarming act of kindness by making one of his classmate’s dream come true.

Columbus police arrest man on charges of child cruelty

The Columbus Police Department has taken a man accused of child cruelty into custody.

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

A community organization based in metro-Atlanta traveled down to the Chattahoochee Valley to help honor a man tragically killed in an accident involving a dump truck.

  Point University terminates employee over “irregularities” with credit card

An employee at Point University has been terminated after what officials with the school say are “irregularities” involving the employee’s credit card.

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

What started as a simple traffic stop turned into a police chase with a deputy still holding onto the vehicle and led to the arrest of one Georgia man.

UPDATE: Father dies after accidental shooting outside Chuck E. Cheese’s during diaper change

The Jefferson County Coroner has identified the victim Timothy Roshun Smith Jr.

  Final suspect in Columbus Pizza Hut murder arrested in Oklahoma

A fifth and final arrest has been made in connection with an April 2018 murder at a Pizza Hut.

Mondelēz Global LLC announces limited voluntary recall on Chewy Chips Ahoy

Consumers who have these products should not eat them.

  MCSB approves proposal for a school district police force

The school board approved the resolution that will have a police force led by its own chief of police.

  MCSB approves proposal to rezone Aaron Cohn Middle and Midland Middle schools

The proposal to rezone Midland Middle and Aaron Cohn Middle schools was approved.

  Public meetings underway in Columbus to discuss horse and buggy ordinance

Columbus city leaders are considering a horse and buggy ordinance.

  Storms leave deaths, damage and injuries in their wake

Storms that hit Ohio on Sunday and moved into New Jersey overnight into Monday brought heavy rains, lightning, strong winds and, in Ohio, at least one tornado.

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

If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, the clock is ticking. Today is tax day. With the midnight deadline looming for those who still have to get it done, it’s important to file your taxes by midnight tonight or request an extension.

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

Yesterday marked six weeks since a series of deadly tornadoes ripped through Lee County and as new severe weather threats appeared, citizens were extra cautious.

New four-way stop to be installed in Troup County

GDOT says the new signage and flow will help to improve traffic through the intersection.

NWS confirms EF-0 tornado passed through Muscogee and Harris counties

According to the first survey of the day, the tornado started barely across the county line of Muscogee County then moved across extreme Southeast Harris County.

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

A former pair of Best Rangers have reclaimed the throne after Fort Benning’s annual Best Ranger Competition.

Indiana fugitive located in Russell County, shoots self before capture

Garner was wanted by Madison County of the Indiana Sheriff’s Department on two counts of felony child molestation.

  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.

  Bill would keep 3rd graders with low reading skills from moving to 4th grade

There is proposed legislation to keep third graders from moving to the next grade level, so they can work on their reading skills.

  GBI investigating chase turned officer-involved shooting in Muscogee County

A police chase starting in east Alabama and moving into Columbus ended with a shooting involving an officer.

GA man charged with murder after Montgomery home invasion

The fatal home invasion happened in the 1300 block of South Perry Street, not far from the Alabama Governor’s Mansion complex, around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Elderly, low income to benefit from $1.9M energy efficiency grant

The program prioritizes people with disabilities, the elderly and low-income families with children.

Alabama abortion bill heads to public hearing

An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is getting a public hearing in the Alabama Legislature

  Special Report - Rein in Your Refund

From an emergency fund to an IRA, financial experts say using your tax refund for the future is much better than a shopping spree.

Deer makes unusual entry into south GA gas station

A south Georgia gas station had a window broken by a rogue animal.

  Auburn assistant football coach’s wife is an advocate for organ donation

Kim Garner is the wife of Auburn University Associate Head Football Coach Rodney Garner. In 2017, she had an accident in her home that required a cornea transplant.

Analysts predict gas prices to hit $3 by month’s end

Gas prices continue to race upward.

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

In 2018 more than 126 million taxpayers filed electronically. But if you are one of those old-schoolers who still likes to use snail mail for your tax returns, USPS has some tips for you:

Freebies, discounts & deals for Tax Day 2019

Time is running out to file your tax returns for 2018.

Herbal supplement kratom linked to more US deaths than previously known

A government report released Thursday said kratom was a cause in 91 overdose deaths in 27 states. Officials previously said they knew of 44 nationally.

  Troy suffers damage after apparent Sunday morning tornado

There are snapped power poles and downed lines across U.S. Highway 231, as well as flipped vehicles and downed trees in Troy.

2-year-old killed in Elmore County crash

A 2-year-old is dead after a crash Saturday afternoon in Elmore County.

Local churches cancel services ahead of severe weather

Out of an abundance of caution for the severe weather threats, many community leaders and pastors have decided to cancel Palm Sunday worship services this morning.

  Severe weather in the Chattahoochee Valley

A line of strong to severe thunderstorms will enter the Valley on Sunday morning, bringing threats of heavy rain, damaging wind gusts, and possible tornadoes.

Malzahn pleased with quarterbacks after Auburn spring game

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has come out of the Auburn spring game with a better feel for the quarterback position.

  WTVM joins tornado clean up efforts in Lee County

Team members gathered on Lee Road 40 to help remove debris, clear fallen trees and sort through rubble for lost personal items.

  Staying safe in severe weather this Sunday

With the threat of storms and strong winds in the valley this weekend, now is the perfect time to plan ahead and get prepared for severe weather situations.

  Fort Mitchell rewinds time with its annual Pioneer Day

The Russell County Historic Commission helps to put on the show each year and uses funds raised to support local history preservation.

  Out of prison and giving back

Offender Alumni Association provides crucial support

1-year-old Cleveland boy missing over a week brought to police station by father “in good health”

Police stated the incident appears to be a custody issue at this time.

  Alabama bill would end marriage license requirement

Senate Bill 69 would abolish the need for a marriage license as well as a public ceremony. Couples wishing to get married would only need to fill out the proper paperwork at the probate judge's office to be legally married.

  Chattahoochee Valley events postponed and rescheduled ahead of possible severe weather

A lot of changes are coming to events in the Chattahoochee Valley because of the possibility of severe weather on Sunday.

  Clubview Elementary in Columbus hosts fun run and 5K to benefit literacy program

More than 600 runners and walkers turned out for the run. The event benefits literacy programs at Clubview.

  Bo Bartlett Center in Columbus hosts opening reception for Artistic Ability art exhibition

Artistic Ability is an outreach program of the Bo Bartlett Center established as a collaboration with New Horizons Behavioral Health. The program is designed to bring artists of all abilities together.