Crime

  Suspect wanted for multiple armed robberies in GA and AL, LaGrange police say

LaGrange police are searching for a suspect who is believed to be responsible for multiple armed robberies in Georgia and Alabama.

  Phenix City police arrest two of three people wanted for armed robbery on 16th Place

Phenix City police investigating armed robbery, says clerk also involved

Murder trial for teen accused of killing Columbus man on Wickham Dr. starting

Officer helps driver with purchase; passenger in car shoots at him

5 suspects wanted in deadly shooting on MLK Blvd. in Columbus

CPD arrests man on multiple counts of child pornography, exploitation

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  Trial for first of four suspects involved in April murder postponed

Columbus police searching for burglary suspect seen on surveillance camera

Football player, 16, accused of fatally stabbing classmate pregnant with his baby

Family of Lauren Burk hopeful death sentence will stay for convicted killer

Phenix City PD looking for armed robbery suspect caught on camera

2 arrested on AL prison contraband charges

  Columbus teens arrested, charged with trafficking meth

A pair of Columbus teenagers have been arrested and charged with trafficking meth among other drug charges.

Supreme Court of Georgia upholds conviction in 2012 Columbus barbershop murder

A man convicted in the murder of a Columbus barbershop owner has had his conviction reaffirmed by the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Hearing set for man seeking appeal in Auburn student slaying

A hearing has been set for an Alabama man seeking a new trial over his death sentence for kidnapping and killing an Auburn University student

Young girl caught on camera stealing package off MD front porch

Investigators believe the little girl, no older than 8, was taking directions from someone off camera.

  One dead following overnight shooting on MLK Blvd. in Columbus; police investigate

CPD arrests two on multiple felonies each: child pornography and enticement

Columbus Police crack down on the sale of alcohol to minors, 10 arrested

‘Your instinct is to protect’: Man fired from CVS after tackling robber

Two left injured after a late night shooting in Auburn

Wetumpka man arrested with 28 pounds of meth in routine traffic stop in Troup Co.

  3 injured in shooting on Hood Street in Columbus

The shooting happened in the 2900 block of Hood Street. A section of the street is blocked off.

Suspect wanted in Columbus for armed robbery at Domino’s Pizza

The robbery happened around 9:45 p.m. Nov. 23 at Domino’s Pizza on Wynnton Road.

LaGrange police release surveillance video of November armed robbery

LaGrange police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating three men involved in an armed robbery on Nov. 23.

CPD searching for suspect in string of counterfeit checks

Columbus police have released surveillance photos of a man they say is involved in a string of financial crimes.v

Woman accused of pouring hot grease on victim

The victim had severe burns on their back and arms, court records show.

Man breaks into LaGrange home, holds woman underwater in pool, police say

LaGrange police are looking for a man accused of breaking into a woman’s home and attacking her.

  Columbus realtor robbed and stabbed near popular restaurant

A well-known Columbus realtor was robbed and stabbed in the parking lot across the street from a popular Columbus restaurant.

Man arrested in connection with August shooting on Forrest Rd. in Columbus

Columbus police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting at a gas station on Forrest Rd. in August.

Valley man arrested in connection with shooting on Greenberry Circle

On Nov. 30, officers found the 40-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the shoulder.

Phenix City cold case to be presented to grand jury after suspect admits to murder

Phenix City police say one of the most brutal killers in American history has ties to the murder of a Columbus woman found on 7th Street.

CPD investigating several armed robberies across the city

Several armed robberies have recently occurred across Columbus and police are investigating them.

Houston mother accused of drowning, decapitating 5-year-old son

The woman reportedly confessed to drowning her son in a recorded interview with authorities.

Woman fatally stabbed after giving money to apparent young mother in need

Police say after the good Samaritan rolled down her window to give the woman money, a man approached, tried to take the victim’s wallet and stabbed her in the chest.

LaGrange police investigating shooting, attempted armed robbery on Keyes St.

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery that turned into a shooting on Keyes St.

CPD investigating late-night armed robbery at Macon Rd. gas station

The Columbus Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at gas station that happened late on Dec. 2.

Columbus family “praying for justice” at candlelight vigil for 19-year-old shot and killed

It is a sad day for one family who is coming together to remember the life of a 19-year-old shot and killed the day before Thanksgiving near the Walgreens on Wynnton Rd. in Columbus.

Police: Woman picked up knives off MO store shelf, fatally stabbed stranger

Police believe the suspect chose a victim at random from the customers inside the store.

Columbus Police investigating shooting on Saint Mary’s Rd.

According to officials, one person was injured but their current status or identity has not been released.

Armed robbery at Wynnton Rd. gas station, police investigating

CPD units were dispatched to the Sunoco gas station on Wynnton Rd. Thursday night after reports of an armed robbery

Man arrested for 18th St. armed robbery, featured in CPD wanted list

Columbus police have arrested a man who was featured in a recently released list of seventy wanted people.

Columbus Police Investigating armed robbery outside of beauty salon

The alleged robbery occurred Thursday evening in the 3000 block of Buena Vista Rd.

Columbus Police warn of fugitive selling stolen property

Police say Thomas Hart has several felony warrants for thefts in Columbus and is known to approach contractors and attempt to sell them stolen items

  CPD investigating armed robbery at Papa John’s on Victory Dr.

Columbus police are currently investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Papa John’s.

Man accused of murder on Wynnton Rd. in Columbus pleads not guilty

A man accused of a Columbus murder has made his first appearance in court.

Valley police investigating overnight shooting on Greenberry Circle

The Valley Police Department is currently investigating an overnight shooting on Greenberry Circle.

Suspect in Riverchase Galleria shooting caught in GA

Authorities have captured the person they believe fired that shots that injured two people and led to the deadly officer-involved shooting of Emantic Bradford Jr in the Riverchase Galleria on Thanksgiving night.

Former Synovus commercial banker pleads guilty to bank fraud, tax evasion

John Evans was working for Synovus when prosecutors say he moved more than $1 million from client accounts into a personal account at another bank.

Columbus police seeking assistance locating most-wanted criminal offenders

Crimes range from murder to child molestation, robbery, and more.

Phenix City murder suspect found guilty of killing his then-girlfriend’s son

A Phenix City murder suspect has been found guilty.

Beauregard High School on lockdown following ‘unconfirmed report’ of firearm on campus

A Lee County high school has been placed on lockdown after officers received an “unconfirmed report” of a firearm on the campus.

Man robbed at gunpoint, follows assailant in vehicle, LaGrange police say

A man who was robbed at gunpoint in LaGrange made the decision to follow the person who had just robbed him in his vehicle.

LaGrange police arrest man after tracking stolen tablet

The LaGrange Police Department arrested a man who reportedly stole electronics from a vehicle after tracking the tablet he took.

Columbus police investigating armed robbery at a Little Caesar’s

The Columbus Police Department is working to learn the details in an armed robbery at a Little Caesar’s location on Macon Rd.

Suspect wanted in LaGrange for armed robbery outside of Pony Express market

Deputies responded to the incident at around 11:10 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Pony Express on Vernon Road.

Video gamer arrested after fellow online player says he overheard alleged rape

A 16-year-old boy told authorities he overheard a man, with whom he was playing “Grand Theft Auto” online, assault a teenage girl during a break in gameplay.

Wife of slain food delivery driver speaks about his life and legacy

Taylor Mixon spoke exclusively with WALB News 10 about her husband Alex.

Man accused of killing neighbor’s caged dog for attacking his own dog

The suspect said the neighbor’s pit bull escaped and bit his Chihuahua, causing it severe injuries and an $8,000 bill from the veterinarian.

Suspect wanted in Columbus for armed robbery at Shell gas station

The robbery happened Nov. 5 at around 12:06 a.m. at the Shell gas station located at 4499 Warms Springs Road.

  Suspect arrested, charged with murder in deadly shooting on Wynnton Rd. in Columbus

24-year-old Brenton Rhasheem Davis is charged with the murder of Tommy Jones.

Suspect wanted in Columbus for armed robbery at Circle K on Victory Dr.

The robbery happened Nov. 21 around 12:10 a.m. at the Circle K located at 3274 Victory Drive.

UPDATE: Suspect charged with child molestation, enticing a child pleads not guilty in court

Roy Lee Hill, 50, was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 27 and is charged with felony child molestation and enticing a child for indecent purposes.

UPDATE: Mid-November shooting on Hwy. 29 North in Opelika turns deadly, charges for suspect upgraded to murder

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting on Hwy. 29 North in Opelika on Nov. 16.

LaGrange police investigating early morning burglary on Barnard Ave.

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating a burglary that took place in the early morning hours on Nov. 27.

UPDATE: Father and toddler dead following shooting in Columbus, GA

The Columbus Police Department and EMS are currently on the scene of a shooting.

Caught on camera: ‘Inchworm bandits’ crawl across floor to rob Houston restaurant

The three suspects stole $450 in tip money for servers who worked shifts over the weekend.

UPDATE: LaGrange police arrest 2 armed robbery suspects, continues search for third suspect

The three new names make for a total of 5 suspects in the armed robbery that occurred earlier this month

Attorney for Emantic Bradford’s family holds press conference; police say he likely did not fire rounds, gunman remains at large

Riverchase Galleria reopened Friday morning after one person died and two were injured in a Thanksgiving night shooting.

LaGrange PD looking for 3 men involved in armed robbery

Police say 3 unidentified black males came into the store with their faces covered and demanded money

Officer shot, suspect and another person dead at east AL Walmart

Authorities have identified two people who died during an altercation outside the Talladega Walmart on Wednesday.

Suspect used dating app to help kidnap, sexually assault woman, prosecutors say

The 19-year-old victim says a man she met on the dating app Tagged took her to an apartment, where she was sexually assaulted by multiple men for five hours.

19-year-old dead following shooting on Wynnton Rd. in Columbus

The incident reportedly happened at Walgreens on Wynnton Road.

Eufaula police searching for owner of drugs, promises to take their picture

The Eufaula Police Department has located a bag with drugs inside and now they need to locate its owner.

Troup Co. inmate escapes work detail, taken back into custody

A Troup County inmate escaped from his work detail before being taken back into custody a short time later.

Officials: Man caught fire trying to siphon gas from U-Haul truck

Investigators are working to identify and locate the suspect.

Girl, 6, allegedly kills 1-year-old brother after being left alone with him in car

The father allegedly found his son with a seat belt wrapped around his neck, and an autopsy ruled the death a homicide by strangulation.

Auburn man arrested on charges of breaking and entering a vehicle, theft

The Auburn Police Department has taken a man into custody and charged him with multiple felonies after he was found to have broken into a vehicle and stolen from it.

LaGrange police investigating stabbing on N. Dawson St.

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating a stabbing on N. Dawson St.

Man arrested after allegedly offering to pay family for sex with son

Police say the suspect admitted to the incident and told officers he was under the influence of drugs at the time.