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        • FDA to propose e-cigarette regulations

          FDA to propose e-cigarette regulations

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          The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited regulations governing the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry.More >>
          The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited regulations governing the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry.More >>
        • People seek out health info when famous person dies

          People seek out health info when famous person dies

          WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...More >>
          WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...More >>
        • 1 in 13 U.S. schoolkids takes psych meds

          1 in 13 U.S. schoolkids takes psych meds

          More than 7 percent of American schoolchildren are taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral difficulties, a new government report shows.More >>
          More than 7 percent of American schoolchildren are taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral difficulties, a new government report shows.More >>
        • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Thursday, April 24 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:17:37 GMT
          Tonight, First Lady Michelle Obama and Megan Mullally guest stars on the special one-hour Parks and Recreation Season Finale....More >>
          Tonight, First Lady Michelle Obama and Megan Mullally guest stars on the special one-hour Parks and Recreation Season Finale....More >>
        • Regulating E-cigarettes

          Regulating E-cigarettes

          Thursday, April 24 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:19:42 GMT
          The Food And Drug Administration - the FDA - is announced on Thursday it wants to regulate e-cigarettes.More >>
          The Food And Drug Administration - the FDA - is announced on Thursday it wants to regulate e-cigarettes.More >>
        • Phelps returns!

          Phelps returns!

          Thursday, April 24 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:15:09 GMT
          Less than two years after getting out of the pool, the most decorated Olympian ever in any sport is getting back in.More >>
          Less than two years after getting out of the pool, the most decorated Olympian ever in any sport is getting back in.More >>
        • Columbus’ unemployment rate declines to 7.6 percent in March

          Columbus’ unemployment rate declines to 7.6 percent in March

          Thursday, April 24 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:10:24 GMT
          The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Columbus’ unemployment rate decreased to 7.6 percent in March, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in February.More >>
          The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Columbus’ unemployment rate decreased to 7.6 percent in March, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in February.
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        • Travelers set to splurge on trips in 2014

          Travelers set to splurge on trips in 2014

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:46:30 GMT
          Travelers set to splurge in 2014.More >>
          Travelers set to splurge in 2014.More >>
        • Google street view now lets users go back in time

          Google street view now lets users go back in time

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:45:19 GMT
          Google Street View now lets you see how a place has changed over the years.More >>
          Google Street View now lets you see how a place has changed over the years.More >>
        • Senior found guilty of 2012 murder

          Senior found guilty of 2012 murder

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:08:12 GMT
          By Natalie FultzCOLUMBUS - Charles Willis III was sitting in his car, stopped at a corner of Lawyers Lane and Seventh Street, exchanging words with Oscar James Senior. Seconds later he was fatally shot by Senior. Today, a jury spent less than 45 minutes to find Senior guilty and only a matter of minutes for Judge Maureen Gottfried to decide the future for Senior.Her decision? Life without parole. "Mr. Senior had a long criminal history. He was a dangerous person," Don Kelly, assistant distric...More >>
          By Natalie FultzCOLUMBUS - Charles Willis III was sitting in his car, stopped at a corner of Lawyers Lane and Seventh Street, exchanging words with Oscar James Senior. Seconds later he was fatally shot by Senior. Today, a jury spent less than 45 minutes to find Senior guilty and only a matter of minutes for Judge Maureen Gottfried to decide the future for Senior.Her decision? Life without parole. "Mr. Senior had a long criminal history. He was a dangerous person," Don Kelly, assistant distric...More >>
        • Georgia: Guns everywhere

          Georgia: Guns everywhere

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:00:41 GMT
          On Wednesday in Georgia a law was enacted that says it is okay for Georgia's citizens to carry a gun into public places that, until now were taboo including bars, schools, and even churches.More >>
          On Wednesday in Georgia a law was enacted that says it is okay for Georgia's citizens to carry a gun into public places that, until now were taboo including bars, schools, and even churches. More >>
        • How dirty is your money?

          How dirty is your money?

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:51:10 GMT
          Researchers from New York University's "Dirty Money Project" found that there are hundreds of bacteria lying all over our cash.More >>
          Researchers from New York University's "Dirty Money Project" found that there are hundreds of bacteria lying all over our cash.More >>
        • Deal signs bill underscoring Second Amendment rights

          Deal signs bill underscoring Second Amendment rights

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:29:25 GMT
          Georgia Governor's OfficeGeorgia Governor's Office
          Governor: Legislation will protect rights of licensed concealed carry permit holders.More >>
          Governor: Legislation will protect rights of licensed concealed carry permit holders.More >>
        • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:20:54 GMT
          • Tonight starts with back-to-back episodes of Law Order: SVU...More >>
          • Tonight starts with back-to-back episodes of Law Order: SVU...
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        • Presidential trip

          Presidential trip

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:29 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:29:04 GMT
          President Obama is in the air this morning headed to Tokyo.More >>
          President Obama is in the air this morning headed to Tokyo.
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        • FBI seeks victims of international child predator

          FBI seeks victims of international child predator

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:22 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:22:04 GMT
          FBI searching for victims of accused international child predator.More >>
          FBI searching for victims of accused international child predator. More >>
        • Citrus growers face dangerous pest

          Citrus growers face dangerous pest

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-04-23 10:17:03 GMT
          Citrus growers in Kern County, CA gearing up for battle against deadly bug.More >>
          Citrus growers in Kern County, CA gearing up for battle against deadly bug.More >>
        • Biden visits Ukraine

          Biden visits Ukraine

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:36:32 GMT
          Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev Monday on a visit to show U.S. solidarity with Ukraine.More >>
          Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev Monday on a visit to show U.S. solidarity with Ukraine.
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        • Netflix to raise fee

          Netflix to raise fee

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:35:40 GMT
          Netflix says it plans to increase monthly video streaming fee for new customers by $1 or $2.More >>
          Netflix says it plans to increase monthly video streaming fee for new customers by $1 or $2. More >>
        • Today is Earth Day!

          Today is Earth Day!

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:35:23 GMT
          Tuesday is Earth Day.More >>
          Tuesday is Earth Day.
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        • Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson arrested

          Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson arrested

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:34:54 GMT
          Former NFL player Keyshawn Johnson arrested.More >>
          Former NFL player Keyshawn Johnson arrested. More >>
        • Affirmative action out

          Affirmative action out

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:34:21 GMT
          (NBC News) - The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the right of Michigan voters to ban race as a factor in admission to state colleges and universities, dealing a blow to proponents of affirmative action.More >>
          (NBC News) - The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the right of Michigan voters to ban race as a factor in admission to state colleges and universities, dealing a blow to proponents of affirmative action.More >>
        • Bridge gate part II?

          Bridge gate part II?

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:34:06 GMT
          (CNN) - Another New Jersey bridge controversy is brewing. Jersey City is home to the aging Pulaski Skyway; an elevated highway in desperate need of an overhaul. The mayor of Jersey City was supposed to meet with the state's transportation commissioner about a construction project; but that meetincanceleded shortly after the Democratic mayor declined to publicly support Chris Christie for re-election. Lawyers hired by Christie's office connected Bridget Anne Kelly, who was fired from her job i...More >>
          (CNN) - Another New Jersey bridge controversy is brewing. Jersey City is home to the aging Pulaski Skyway; an elevated highway in desperate need of an overhaul. The mayor of Jersey City was supposed to meet with the state's transportation commissioner about a construction project; but that meetincanceleded shortly after the Democratic mayor declined to publicly support Chris Christie for re-election. Lawyers hired by Christie's office connected Bridget Anne Kelly, who was fired from her job i...More >>
        • Oscar Senior murder trial continues

          Oscar Senior murder trial continues

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:47:23 GMT
          Nearly six months after the murder of Charles Willis III, the man suspected of killing Willis, Oscar James Senior, was arrested.During today's proceedings, it was revealed police received a call a few days later saying a gun had been found in a bush around the corner from where Senior was taken into custody.The caller also mentioned that Senior had been seen in the neighborhood days prior. The district attorney's office believed this was the murder weapon. But after sending it off to be teste...More >>
          Nearly six months after the murder of Charles Willis III, the man suspected of killing Willis, Oscar James Senior, was arrested.During today's proceedings, it was revealed police received a call a few days later saying a gun had been found in a bush around the corner from where Senior was taken into custody.The caller also mentioned that Senior had been seen in the neighborhood days prior. The district attorney's office believed this was the murder weapon. But after sending it off to be teste...More >>
        • Newlywed murder-husband found guilty

          Newlywed murder-husband found guilty

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:00:18 GMT
          A FL man is found guilty of murdering his wife after just four days of marriage.More >>
          A FL man is found guilty of murdering his wife after just four days of marriage.
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        • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:39:16 GMT

          • Tonight, America’s votes are revealed and the Twitter Instant Save is back when The Voice Live Eliminations begin....


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          • Tonight, America’s votes are revealed and the Twitter Instant Save is back when The Voice Live Eliminations begin....


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        • Changing Oil, Changing Lives Event Set For Wednesday

          Changing Oil, Changing Lives Event Set For Wednesday

          Monday, April 21 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:59:55 GMT
          All three Columbus-area Epperly Tire locations will continue their Changing Oil Changing Lives event by donating 100% of the oil change proceeds to Scott’s Ride for Miracles.More >>
          All three Columbus-area Epperly Tire locations will continue their Changing Oil Changing Lives event by donating 100% of the oil change proceeds to Scott’s Ride for Miracles.
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        • USPS unveils new "Harvey Milk" stamp

          USPS unveils new "Harvey Milk" stamp

          Monday, April 21 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:45:07 GMT
          The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a new stamp that honors gay rights activist Harvey Milk.More >>
          The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a new stamp that honors gay rights activist Harvey Milk.More >>
        • Georgia Firm Recalls Chicken Breast Tenders

          Georgia Firm Recalls Chicken Breast Tenders

          Monday, April 21 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:53:45 GMT
           Prime Pak Foods, a Gainesville, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.More >>
           Prime Pak Foods, a Gainesville, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.More >>
        • Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for the May 20th Primary Election

          Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for the May 20th Primary Election

          Monday, April 21 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:46:46 GMT
          Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians of April 21 Voter Registration Deadline for the May 20th Primary ElectionMore >>
          Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Georgians of April 21 Voter Registration Deadline for the May 20th Primary ElectionMore >>
        • Oscar Mayer recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs

          Oscar Mayer recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs

          Monday, April 21 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:37:02 GMT
          Kraft recalls 96.000 pounds of hot dogs over labeling error.More >>
          Kraft recalls 96.000 pounds of hot dogs over labeling error.
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        • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Monday, April 21 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:12:23 GMT
          • Tonight, the Top 12 perform for your votes as The Voice Live Shows begin, followed by a new episode of The Blacklist. Later, after WLTZ First News Alabama, Brian Williams and Christina Hendricks stop by on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers has Senator John McCain.More >>
          • Tonight, the Top 12 perform for your votes as The Voice Live Shows begin, followed by a new episode of The Blacklist. Later, after WLTZ First News Alabama, Brian Williams and Christina Hendricks stop by on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers has Senator John McCain.More >>
        • Gas prices plateau over the weekend

          Gas prices plateau over the weekend

          Monday, April 21 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:18:12 GMT
          Gas prices are beginning to stabilize after going on a streak of more than 20 days of increases.More >>
          Gas prices are beginning to stabilize after going on a streak of more than 20 days of increases.
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        • Auburn Police arrest man accused of breaking into vehicle

          Auburn Police arrest man accused of breaking into vehicle

          Friday, April 18 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:51:03 GMT
          Robert H. Grant, Jr. (Source: Auburn Police Department)Robert H. Grant, Jr. (Source: Auburn Police Department)
          PRESS RELEASEOn Friday, April 18, 2014 the Auburn Police Division arrested Robert H. Grant, Jr., age 29 from Opelika on felony warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor VehicleMore >>
          On Friday, April 18, 2014 the Auburn Police Division arrested Robert H. Grant, Jr., age 29 from Opelika on felony warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle and Theft of Property Second Degree.More >>
        • Teenager arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicle

          Teenager arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicle

          Friday, April 18 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:37:50 GMT
          Timothy C. Pike (Source: Auburn Police Department)Timothy C. Pike (Source: Auburn Police Department)
          PRESS RELEASEOn Wednesday, April 16, 2014 the Auburn Police Division arrested Timothy C. Pike, age 19 from Opelika on warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle and TheftMore >>
          Timothy C. Pike, age 19 was arrested on warrants charging him with Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle and Theft of Property Third Degree.More >>
        • Dad kills son to play video games

          Dad kills son to play video games

          Friday, April 18 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:27:22 GMT
          Citrus County, FL (WFLA) - A Citrus County, Florida father is charged with killing his one-year-old son so he could keep playing video games.The Sheriff's Office says Cody Eugene Wygant, 24, is facingMore >>
          A Citrus County, Florida father is charged with killing his one-year-old son so he could keep playing video games.More >>
        • Road rage leads to attempted murder charge

          Road rage leads to attempted murder charge

          Friday, April 18 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:25:27 GMT
          Ft. Myers, FL (WBBH) - Deputies arrested a Fort Myers, Florida man accused of running over two women on Thursday morning.Investigators say the incident began at a 7-eleven just after 8:30 a.m. when deputiesMore >>
          Deputies arrested a Fort Myers, Florida man accused of running over two women on Thursday morning.More >>
        • What caused baby deaths?

          What caused baby deaths?

          Friday, April 18 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:23:19 GMT
          Pleasant Grove, UT (KSL) - Police say the autopsies on seven deceased infants found in a Pleasant Grove, Utah garage have been completed.But it may still be awhile before any of the outstanding questionsMore >>
          Police say the autopsies on seven deceased infants found in a Pleasant Grove, Utah garage have been completed.More >>
        • Texas explosion anniversary

          Texas explosion anniversary

          Friday, April 18 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:40:46 GMT
          West, TX (NBC News) - Family and friends gathered to remember the victims of a massive explosion that killed fifteen people at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas last year. Twelve of them were first responders.MoreMore >>
          Family and friends gathered to remember the victims of a massive explosion that killed fifteen people at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas last year.More >>
        • Affordable Care Act Milestone

          Affordable Care Act Milestone

          Friday, April 18 2014 6:38 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:38:40 GMT
          (NBC News) - The extended deadline has passed.. And this morning we have numbers on how many people actually signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The Obama Administration isMore >>
          The extended deadline has passed.. And this morning we have numbers on how many people actually signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.More >>
        • Michael's data breach affects 3 million customers

          Michael's data breach affects 3 million customers

          Friday, April 18 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:36:29 GMT
          (CNN) - Michael's says a security breach at its stores lasted eight months and affected about three million customers. The news comes three months after the largest U.S. crafts chain told customers itMore >>
          Michael's releases details of security breach: hack hit 3 million customers.More >>
        • Officers accused of excessive force

          Officers accused of excessive force

          Thursday, April 17 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:19:19 GMT
          Roseville, MN (KARE) It all began at a traffic stop for speeding in the early morning hours in May of 2013.A Roseville, Minnesota Police officer pulled over two men just off of Highway 36. The driverMore >>
          A Roseville, Minnesota Police officer pulled over two men just off of Highway 36.More >>
        • Memorializing the victims

          Memorializing the victims

          Thursday, April 17 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:16:13 GMT
          Overland, KS (NBC News) - Attorney General Eric Holder joined grieving families and friends at a Memorial to honor the victims in Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. William Corporon, his grandson 14-year-oldMore >>
          Attorney General Eric Holder joined grieving families and friends at a Memorial to honor the victims in Overland Park, Kansas.More >>
        • Flash point

          Flash point

          Thursday, April 17 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:03:14 GMT
          Geneva, Switzerland (NBC News) - Secretary of State John Kerry announced a break-through with top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and The European Union.The deal calls for an immediate dismantling ofMore >>
          Secretary of State John Kerry announced a break-through with top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and The European Union.More >>
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        • April national 911 education month

          April national 911 education month

          Thursday, April 24 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:23:01 GMT
          By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - Emergency communications is the important link between the public and public safety, and at the Auburn 911 dispatch office that link comes inaround 200 to 300 calls daily. "We handled just around 150,000 phone calls last year 2013 and that's both in bound calls and outbound,", director of communications,Adambrown said.In Auburn operators on duty take calls after a 911 call is made. The operator asks the caller various questions to find the best means of help. "...More >>
          By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - Emergency communications is the important link between the public and public safety, and at the Auburn 911 dispatch office that link comes inaround 200 to 300 calls daily. "We handled just around 150,000 phone calls last year 2013 and that's both in bound calls and outbound,", director of communications,Adambrown said.In Auburn operators on duty take calls after a 911 call is made. The operator asks the caller various questions to find the best means of help. "...More >>
        • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

          Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

          Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

          Thursday, April 24 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:19:34 GMT
          Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/23/14 · A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 3:00 P.M. on 04/22/14 and 8:00 A.M. on 04/23/14 at 1700 LaFayette Parkway (Opelika High School). $167 worth of assorted snacks were stolen from the Baseball Concession Stand. There are no suspects at this time and the case is currently under investigation. · An Identity Theft occurred between 11:00 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. on 04/18/14 at 2185 Tiger Town Parkway (TJ Maxx). The victim reported ...More >>
          Press Information Opelika Police Department 04/23/14 · A Burglary and Theft of Property occurred between 3:00 P.M. on 04/22/14 and 8:00 A.M. on 04/23/14 at 1700 LaFayette Parkway (Opelika High School). $167 worth of assorted snacks were stolen from the Baseball Concession Stand. There are no suspects at this time and the case is currently under investigation. · An Identity Theft occurred between 11:00 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. on 04/18/14 at 2185 Tiger Town Parkway (TJ Maxx). The victim reported ...More >>
        • PRESS RELEASE: Phenix City man arrested on drug charges

          PRESS RELEASE: Phenix City man arrested on drug charges

          Thursday, April 24 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:46:57 GMT
          Lee County Sheriff’s Office Media Release April 23, 2014 Immediate Drug Arrests On April 21, 2014 at approximately 4:53 PM/CST a Lee County Deputy Sheriff conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the Lake Harding area of east Lee county which led to the arrest of Camon McKahn Valdez (26) of Phenix City, AL for Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of a Pistol and several tr...More >>
          Lee County Sheriff’s Office Media Release April 23, 2014 Immediate Drug Arrests On April 21, 2014 at approximately 4:53 PM/CST a Lee County Deputy Sheriff conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the Lake Harding area of east Lee county which led to the arrest of Camon McKahn Valdez (26) of Phenix City, AL for Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of a Pistol and several tr...More >>
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        • West Point Police Department Overnight Update

          West Point Police Department Overnight Update

          West Point Police Department Overnight Update

          Thursday, April 24 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:20:04 GMT
          West Point Police Department 04/24/2014 Arrests: · Shantoria Michelle Walker, 27 of Lanett, AL was arrested for driving without a valid license—misdemeanor. · Charles Louis Trammell, 65 of Lanett, AL was arrested for disorderly conduct. · Mercedes Quartez McQueen, 23 of West Point, GA was arrested for probation violation. · Heather Alexandra Smith, 24 of Atlanta, GA was arrested for possession of marijuana less than 1oz. · Shelly Lee Bassett, 39 of Valley, AL was arrested for driving whil...More >>
          West Point Police Department 04/24/2014 Arrests: · Shantoria Michelle Walker, 27 of Lanett, AL was arrested for driving without a valid license—misdemeanor. · Charles Louis Trammell, 65 of Lanett, AL was arrested for disorderly conduct. · Mercedes Quartez McQueen, 23 of West Point, GA was arrested for probation violation. · Heather Alexandra Smith, 24 of Atlanta, GA was arrested for possession of marijuana less than 1oz. · Shelly Lee Bassett, 39 of Valley, AL was arrested for driving whil...More >>
        • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

          Thursday, April 24 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:17:37 GMT
          Tonight, First Lady Michelle Obama and Megan Mullally guest stars on the special one-hour Parks and Recreation Season Finale....More >>
          Tonight, First Lady Michelle Obama and Megan Mullally guest stars on the special one-hour Parks and Recreation Season Finale....More >>
        • Columbus’ unemployment rate declines to 7.6 percent in March

          Columbus’ unemployment rate declines to 7.6 percent in March

          Thursday, April 24 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:10:24 GMT
          The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Columbus’ unemployment rate decreased to 7.6 percent in March, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in February.More >>
          The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Columbus’ unemployment rate decreased to 7.6 percent in March, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in February.
          More >>
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        • Regulating E-cigarettes

          Regulating E-cigarettes

          Thursday, April 24 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:19:42 GMT
          The Food And Drug Administration - the FDA - is announced on Thursday it wants to regulate e-cigarettes.More >>
          The Food And Drug Administration - the FDA - is announced on Thursday it wants to regulate e-cigarettes.More >>
        • Phelps returns!

          Phelps returns!

          Thursday, April 24 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:15:09 GMT
          Less than two years after getting out of the pool, the most decorated Olympian ever in any sport is getting back in.More >>
          Less than two years after getting out of the pool, the most decorated Olympian ever in any sport is getting back in.More >>
        • Travelers set to splurge on trips in 2014

          Travelers set to splurge on trips in 2014

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:46:30 GMT
          Travelers set to splurge in 2014.More >>
          Travelers set to splurge in 2014.More >>

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        • April national 911 education month

          April national 911 education month

          Thursday, April 24 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:23:01 GMT
          By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - Emergency communications is the important link between the public and public safety, and at the Auburn 911 dispatch office that link comes inaround 200 to 300 calls daily. "We handled just around 150,000 phone calls last year 2013 and that's both in bound calls and outbound,", director of communications,Adambrown said.In Auburn operators on duty take calls after a 911 call is made. The operator asks the caller various questions to find the best means of help. "...More >>
          By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - Emergency communications is the important link between the public and public safety, and at the Auburn 911 dispatch office that link comes inaround 200 to 300 calls daily. "We handled just around 150,000 phone calls last year 2013 and that's both in bound calls and outbound,", director of communications,Adambrown said.In Auburn operators on duty take calls after a 911 call is made. The operator asks the caller various questions to find the best means of help. "...More >>
        • West Point Police Department Overnight Update

          West Point Police Department Overnight Update

          West Point Police Department Overnight Update

          Thursday, April 24 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-04-24 13:20:04 GMT
          West Point Police Department 04/24/2014 Arrests: · Shantoria Michelle Walker, 27 of Lanett, AL was arrested for driving without a valid license—misdemeanor. · Charles Louis Trammell, 65 of Lanett, AL was arrested for disorderly conduct. · Mercedes Quartez McQueen, 23 of West Point, GA was arrested for probation violation. · Heather Alexandra Smith, 24 of Atlanta, GA was arrested for possession of marijuana less than 1oz. · Shelly Lee Bassett, 39 of Valley, AL was arrested for driving whil...More >>
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        • Auburn's Dee Ford serves up smoothies for a good cause

          Auburn's Dee Ford serves up smoothies for a good cause

          Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:20:10 GMT
          By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - Auburn University football player Dee Ford took a few hours to serve up smoothies for a good cause Wednesday afternoon. Students gathered around the Smooth and Groove smoothie truck on Auburn's campus as the university's defensive end served drinks. Part of the proceeds from the smoothies will go to buy gloves, bats, and balls for the boys club in Auburn. As many people at the truck were thirsty to know what the future holds for Ford, who is going into the N...More >>
          By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - Auburn University football player Dee Ford took a few hours to serve up smoothies for a good cause Wednesday afternoon. Students gathered around the Smooth and Groove smoothie truck on Auburn's campus as the university's defensive end served drinks. Part of the proceeds from the smoothies will go to buy gloves, bats, and balls for the boys club in Auburn. As many people at the truck were thirsty to know what the future holds for Ford, who is going into the N...More >>
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