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  • Motts residents shed light on lady dubbed "Woman in Black"

    Motts residents shed light on lady dubbed "Woman in Black"

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:10:03 GMT
    By: Dorothy ShermanMOTTS, AL - She's captured on social media sites...known as a mysterious, quite woman...a woman in all black, but a familiar face to residents in Motts, Alabama. "I knew her when they was going up over here...and there was...four...five...there was Jack...Bobby...Raymond...Colonel...and Elizabeth," Motts resident Bennie Seldon, Jr. Residents said Elizabeth Poles, a military veteran known as the mysterious "woman in black", grew up in a small home in Motts, before moving ...More >>
    By: Dorothy ShermanMOTTS, AL - She's captured on social media sites...known as a mysterious, quite woman...a woman in all black, but a familiar face to residents in Motts, Alabama. "I knew her when they was going up over here...and there was...four...five...there was Jack...Bobby...Raymond...Colonel...and Elizabeth," Motts resident Bennie Seldon, Jr. Residents said Elizabeth Poles, a military veteran known as the mysterious "woman in black", grew up in a small home in Motts, before moving ...More >>
  • Opening arguments begin in capital murder trial

    Opening arguments begin in capital murder trial

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:45:17 GMT
    Sally Day recalls talking to her son everyday before his murder.More >>
    Sally Day recalls talking to her son everyday before his murder.
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  • Deal: We will show compassion, follow rule of law

    Deal: We will show compassion, follow rule of law

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:37:48 GMT
    Georgia Governor's OfficeGeorgia Governor's Office
    Governor meets with Latino community leaders to discuss state’s role in unaccompanied minor crisis.
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    Governor meets with Latino community leaders to discuss state’s role in unaccompanied minor crisis.

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  • Road project hits halfway mark

    Road project hits halfway mark

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:21:24 GMT
    By Natalie Fultz COLUMBUS - It can be quite frustrating when you're driving down the road, maybe you're even running a little late, when you come across detour signs. Drivers who use Schatulga Road have become pretty familiar with them as construction projects are ongoing. "Early in the morning from 4 to 4:30 its really busy. Everybody is on their way to work. Then traffic picks up in the evenings. However since there's been a detour it's caused people to slow down," Archie Pugh says. Even ...More >>
    By Natalie Fultz COLUMBUS - It can be quite frustrating when you're driving down the road, maybe you're even running a little late, when you come across detour signs. Drivers who use Schatulga Road have become pretty familiar with them as construction projects are ongoing. "Early in the morning from 4 to 4:30 its really busy. Everybody is on their way to work. Then traffic picks up in the evenings. However since there's been a detour it's caused people to slow down," Archie Pugh says. Even ...More >>
  • Fed Court: MS Abortion clinic can stay open

    Fed Court: MS Abortion clinic can stay open

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:30:13 GMT
    Mississippi's sole abortion clinic can remain open, after a Federal Appeals court ruling on Tuesday.More >>
    Mississippi's sole abortion clinic can remain open, after a Federal Appeals court ruling on Tuesday. More >>
  • Stem cell treatment shows promise

    Stem cell treatment shows promise

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:00:43 GMT
    An Oregon man with multiple sclerosis is seeing remarkable results after a stem cell transplant.More >>
    An Oregon man with multiple sclerosis is seeing remarkable results after a stem cell transplant.More >>
  • Children pulled from hot car

    Children pulled from hot car

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:37 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:37:28 GMT
    An Atlanta mother of four is under arrest after leaving her kids in the car to go grocery shopping.Charnae Mosley, 28, is charged with four counts of reckless behavior.More >>
    An Atlanta mother of four is under arrest after leaving her kids in the car to go grocery shopping.Charnae Mosley, 28, is charged with four counts of reckless behavior.
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  • Chevrolet Volt crash tests: "Top Safety Pick Plus"

    Chevrolet Volt crash tests: "Top Safety Pick Plus"

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:28:21 GMT
    Chevy Volt is insurance group's "Top Safety Pick Plus."More >>
    Chevy Volt is insurance group's "Top Safety Pick Plus." More >>
  • Russian reaction

    Russian reaction

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:23:49 GMT
    President Obama heads to Kansas City today to talk about the economy. En route aboard Air Force One, he'll no doubt be briefed on Russia's reaction to the tough new sanctions he announced Tuesday.More >>
    President Obama heads to Kansas City today to talk about the economy. En route aboard Air Force One, he'll no doubt be briefed on Russia's reaction to the tough new sanctions he announced Tuesday.
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  • Hilton hotel replace room keys with smartphones

    Hilton hotel replace room keys with smartphones

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:20 AM EDT2014-07-30 10:20:09 GMT
    (Hilton Worldwide will let guests use smartphones instead of room keys.More >>
    (Hilton Worldwide will let guests use smartphones instead of room keys. More >>
  • AU's new black box theatre: Ask not what is it, but what isn't it?

    AU's new black box theatre: Ask not what is it, but what isn't it?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:56:46 GMT
    By: Dorothy ShermanAUBURN, AL - Auburn University's Department of Theatre is seeing a new $3.9 million addition. Construction recently finished on a new black box experimental theatre and dance studio adding on to the existing Telfair B. Peet Theatre. Auburn university's new black box experimental theatre is a space you can ask not what is it, but what isn't it? "you can set up risers to be fifty people in there or you can set it up for 150...the space is made to be whatever you want it to...More >>
    Auburn University's Department of Theatre is seeing a new $3.9 million addition. Construction recently finished on a new black box experimental theatre and dance studio adding on to the existing Telfair B. Peet Theatre.
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  • Church demolished, paves way for new stadium

    Church demolished, paves way for new stadium

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:11:19 GMT
    Demolition begins at historic African-American Baptist church in Atlanta to make way for new Falcons stadium.More >>
    Demolition begins at historic African-American Baptist church in Atlanta to make way for new Falcons stadium. More >>
  • Gov. Bentley to Send Top Aid to Testify at EPA’s Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan Regulations

    Gov. Bentley to Send Top Aid to Testify at EPA’s Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan Regulations

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:10:20 GMT
    Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday will send his Senior Advisor, Blaine Galliher, to the Environmental Protection Agency’s public hearing in Atlanta to testify about the negative impact the EPA’s new plan to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants will have on Alabama.More >>
    Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday will send his Senior Advisor, Blaine Galliher, to the Environmental Protection Agency’s public hearing in Atlanta to testify about the negative impact the EPA’s new plan to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants will have on Alabama.
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  • Death row inmate gets new trial in Russell County

    Death row inmate gets new trial in Russell County

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:09:08 GMT
    James Harrison Jr. spent more than ten years on death row before getting another chance at life. Harrison is getting a new trial based on the grounds of jury misconduct.More >>
    James Harrison Jr. spent more than ten years on death row before getting another chance at life. Harrison is getting a new trial based on the grounds of jury misconduct.More >>
  • Playing Alone: Felony Neglect?

    Playing Alone: Felony Neglect?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:05:23 GMT
    A Florida mom faces a charge of child neglect after she allowed her son to go to a park near their home alone.More >>
    A Florida mom faces a charge of child neglect after she allowed her son to go to a park near their home alone.
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  • Kia contributes $600,000 to Troup County’s THINC College and Career Academy

    Kia contributes $600,000 to Troup County’s THINC College and Career Academy

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:04:48 GMT
    © Pictured, Randy Jackson, KMMG’s senior vice president of human resources and administration; presents a check for $600,000 to Troup County’s THINC College and Career Academy. Shown with Jackson are members of a variety of community organizations© Pictured, Randy Jackson, KMMG’s senior vice president of human resources and administration; presents a check for $600,000 to Troup County’s THINC College and Career Academy. Shown with Jackson are members of a variety of community organizations
    Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) has contributed $600,000 to Troup County’s THINC College and Career Academy as part of the plant’s $3 million commitment to the school.More >>
    Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) has contributed $600,000 to Troup County’s THINC College and Career Academy as part of the plant’s $3 million commitment to the school.More >>
  • Deal awarded 60 Plus top honor for tax cut leadership

    Deal awarded 60 Plus top honor for tax cut leadership

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:54:31 GMT
    Gov. Nathan Deal today received the Benjamin Franklin award from the 60 Plus Association, the nation's largest conservative seniors organization with more than 7.2 million senior supporters, for his longtime leadership on tax reform.More >>
    Gov. Nathan Deal today received the Benjamin Franklin award from the 60 Plus Association, the nation's largest conservative seniors organization with more than 7.2 million senior supporters, for his longtime leadership on tax reform.
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  • NCAA settles concussion suit

    NCAA settles concussion suit

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:51:08 GMT
    The NCAA has decided to tackle the issue of concussions among college athletes by changing what happens immediately to a player who may have suffered one.More >>
    The NCAA has decided to tackle the issue of concussions among college athletes by changing what happens immediately to a player who may have suffered one.More >>
  • House pushes border plan

    House pushes border plan

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:46:33 GMT
    With time running out in Washington before Congress goes home on break, there's a new proposal about how to fix the border crisis.More >>
    With time running out in Washington before Congress goes home on break, there's a new proposal about how to fix the border crisis.
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  • Chambers County Sheriff's Office Overnight Report

    Chambers County Sheriff's Office Overnight Report

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:11:35 GMT
    Jail Count: 136Arrests:1. Julie Pauline Homan, 36, of Franklin Ga, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Drug Paraphernalia2. Jamie Lynn Melke, 27, of Dallas GA, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Drug Paraphernalia3. Jenna Elizabeth Hyatt, 28, of Manchester GA, Giving False Name to Law Enforcement4. James Mark Janney, 50, of Hogansville, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance5. Kerry Lee Chapell, 34, of Atlanta GA, FTA-Illegal Possession of Marijuana 1st6. Tommy Satterw...More >>
    Jail Count: 136Arrests:1. Julie Pauline Homan, 36, of Franklin Ga, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Drug Paraphernalia2. Jamie Lynn Melke, 27, of Dallas GA, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Drug Paraphernalia3. Jenna Elizabeth Hyatt, 28, of Manchester GA, Giving False Name to Law Enforcement4. James Mark Janney, 50, of Hogansville, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance5. Kerry Lee Chapell, 34, of Atlanta GA, FTA-Illegal Possession of Marijuana 1st6. Tommy Satterw...More >>
  • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:46:34 GMT
    Tonight, Chef Cat Cora guest stars on a new episode of Food Fighters...More >>
    Tonight, Chef Cat Cora guest stars on a new episode of Food Fighters...
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  • Auburn resident gets worker's comp. after 3 yr. battle

    Auburn resident gets worker's comp. after 3 yr. battle

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:20:52 GMT
    It's the morning after the first time Auburn resident, Arlene Patillo, has had a full nights sleep three years.More >>
    It's the morning after the first time Auburn resident, Arlene Patillo, has had a full nights sleep three years.
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  • Severe weather strikes

    Severe weather strikes

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:21:48 GMT
    A rare summer tornado touched down in Revere, Massachusetts Monday.More >>
    A rare summer tornado touched down in Revere, Massachusetts Monday.More >>
  • Deal: Latvia-based manufacturer to create 150 jobs in Dublin

    Deal: Latvia-based manufacturer to create 150 jobs in Dublin

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:17:09 GMT
    Georgia Governor's OfficeGeorgia Governor's Office
    Valmiera Glass to establish its first U.S.-based headquarters in Laurens County, invest $20 million.More >>
    Valmiera Glass to establish its first U.S.-based headquarters in Laurens County, invest $20 million.More >>
  • Opelika man faces burglary charges

    Opelika man faces burglary charges

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:13:09 GMT
     Jacob Dalton Lewis Jacob Dalton Lewis
    On Sunday July 27, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested 21-year-old Jacob Dalton Lewis of Opelika, for Burglary in the Third Degree, Theft of Property in the First Degree and Receiving Stolen Property in the First Degree.More >>
    On Sunday July 27, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested 21-year-old Jacob Dalton Lewis of Opelika, for Burglary in the Third Degree, Theft of Property in the First Degree and Receiving Stolen Property in the First Degree.
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  • AAA: Gas prices fall to lowest level in four months

    AAA: Gas prices fall to lowest level in four months

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:06:46 GMT
    Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices. The national and Florida average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on a30-day streak of declines.More >>
    Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices. The national and Florida average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on a30-day streak of declines.
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  • Police search for man accused of dousing his ex-girlfriend

    Police search for man accused of dousing his ex-girlfriend

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:43:01 GMT
    Manhunt for Alabama suspect accused of dousing his former girlfriend with gasoline, lighting her on fire.More >>
    Manhunt for Alabama suspect accused of dousing his former girlfriend with gasoline, lighting her on fire. More >>
  • Tentative deal reached to fund VA fixes

    Tentative deal reached to fund VA fixes

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:21:27 GMT
    Tentative deal reached to fund fixes to VA health system.More >>
    Tentative deal reached to fund fixes to VA health system. More >>
  • West Point Police Department Weekend Update

    West Point Police Department Weekend Update

    West Point Police Department Weekend Update

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:50:24 GMT
    West Point Police Department 07/25/2014 - 07/28/2014 Arrests: Thyrandez Lavance Heard, 27 of West Point, GA was arrested for theft by extortion.Mario Demond Turner, 31 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. Jason Adrian Hall, 34 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. Tracy Kelvin Ware, 47, of Lanett, was arrested for DUI and failure to maintain lane. Incidents:...More >>
    West Point Police Department 07/25/2014 - 07/28/2014 Arrests: Thyrandez Lavance Heard, 27 of West Point, GA was arrested for theft by extortion.Mario Demond Turner, 31 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. Jason Adrian Hall, 34 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. Tracy Kelvin Ware, 47, of Lanett, was arrested for DUI and failure to maintain lane. Incidents:...More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Weekend Update

    Opelika Police Department Weekend Update

    Opelika Police Department Weekend Update

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:42:20 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/25/14-07/27/14 · A Theft of Property, Second Degree, occurred between 12:00 P.M. on 07/24/14 and 9:00 A.M. on 07/25/14 in the 500 block of Comanchee Drive. The victim reported that an air conditioning unit was stolen. There are no suspects and the case is currently under investigation. · A Theft of Property, Second Degree, occurred between 9:00 P.M. on 07/24/14 and 10:00 A.M. on 07/25/14 in the 1200 block of Samford Court. The victim reported th...More >>
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/25/14-07/27/14 · A Theft of Property, Second Degree, occurred between 12:00 P.M. on 07/24/14 and 9:00 A.M. on 07/25/14 in the 500 block of Comanchee Drive. The victim reported that an air conditioning unit was stolen. There are no suspects and the case is currently under investigation. · A Theft of Property, Second Degree, occurred between 9:00 P.M. on 07/24/14 and 10:00 A.M. on 07/25/14 in the 1200 block of Samford Court. The victim reported th...More >>
  • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:12:01 GMT
    Tonight, Zac Efron guest stars on the Series Premiere of Running Wild with Bear Grylls...More >>
    Tonight, Zac Efron guest stars on the Series Premiere of Running Wild with Bear Grylls...
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  • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-27 12:00:19 GMT
    Tonight, it’s encore episodes of American Ninja Warrior...More >>
    Tonight, it’s encore episodes of American Ninja Warrior...
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  • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-26 12:00:20 GMT
    Tonight, it's a new episode of Dateline Saturday Night Mystery...More >>
    Tonight, it's a new episode of Dateline Saturday Night Mystery...
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  • Auburn athletics join fight to end child hunger

    Auburn athletics join fight to end child hunger

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:53:38 GMT
    It's ending child hunger that will be Auburn athletics community outreach top priority.More >>
    It's ending child hunger that will be Auburn athletics community outreach top priority.More >>
  • USPS missing 5 pm delivery deadlines

    USPS missing 5 pm delivery deadlines

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:50:31 GMT
    Mail delivery is frequently happening later than 5:00 p.m. in many cities, according to the USPS.More >>
    Mail delivery is frequently happening later than 5:00 p.m. in many cities, according to the USPS. More >>
  • Market Basket's Family Feud

    Market Basket's Family Feud

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:40:33 GMT
    A family feud in the corporate offices of popular Northeast grocery store chain market basket has led to a week of huge rallies featuring frustrated workers and customers.More >>
    A family feud in the corporate offices of popular Northeast grocery store chain market basket has led to a week of huge rallies featuring frustrated workers and customers.
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  • "Pure Hell" - Penis Amputated

    "Pure Hell" - Penis Amputated

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:32:13 GMT
    A man has filed a lawsuit against Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham and a number of other defendants claiming his penis was amputated without his permission.More >>
    A man has filed a lawsuit against Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham and a number of other defendants claiming his penis was amputated without his permission.More >>
  • New plan for border kids?

    New plan for border kids?

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:27:01 GMT
    The border crisis is back on front burner in Washington, with a new plan by President Obama to speed up the hearing process for Central American children who want asylum in the United States.More >>
    The border crisis is back on front burner in Washington, with a new plan by President Obama to speed up the hearing process for Central American children who want asylum in the United States.More >>
  • Former Bama football star found guilty

    Former Bama football star found guilty

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:17:41 GMT
    Former Univ. of Alabama football star guilty on midsemeanors.More >>
    Former Univ. of Alabama football star guilty on midsemeanors. More >>
  • West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:04:54 GMT
    West Point Police Department 07/25/2014 Arrests: · Thyrandez Lavance Heard, 27 of West Point, GA was arrested for theft by extortion. · Mario Demond Turner, 31 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. · Jason Adrian Hall, 34 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. Incidents: · An incident of theft by taking—misdemeanor was reported in the area of Popular ...More >>
    West Point Police Department 07/25/2014 Arrests: · Thyrandez Lavance Heard, 27 of West Point, GA was arrested for theft by extortion. · Mario Demond Turner, 31 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. · Jason Adrian Hall, 34 of West Point, GA was arrested for trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana, or methamphetamine. Incidents: · An incident of theft by taking—misdemeanor was reported in the area of Popular ...More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:01:50 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/24/14 · A Robbery occurred at approximately 2:30 A.M. on 07/24/14 at Circle K, 511 Second Avenue. According to the complainant two suspects entered the store with scarves wrapped around their faces. One of the suspects pointed a gun at her and demanded the money from the cash register. The suspects fled the scene, taking $50.00 in cash with them. There were no injuries reported. There are no known suspects and the case is currently under investi...More >>
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/24/14 · A Robbery occurred at approximately 2:30 A.M. on 07/24/14 at Circle K, 511 Second Avenue. According to the complainant two suspects entered the store with scarves wrapped around their faces. One of the suspects pointed a gun at her and demanded the money from the cash register. The suspects fled the scene, taking $50.00 in cash with them. There were no injuries reported. There are no known suspects and the case is currently under investi...More >>
  • Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Tonight On WLTZ NBC-38

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:03:02 GMT
    Tonight starts with a new episode of Dateline NBC...More >>
    Tonight starts with a new episode of Dateline NBC...
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  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:23:33 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/23/14 · A Burglary occurred at approximately 8:25 P.M. on 07/22/14 in the 300 block of North 3rd Street. The victim reported that someone tried to kick open their front door while they were at home. Entry was not made into the house. There are no suspects and the case is currently under investigation. · A Theft of Property, Second Degree, occurred between 12:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. on 07/19/14 in the 1000 block of Covenant Drive. The victim repor...More >>
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/23/14 · A Burglary occurred at approximately 8:25 P.M. on 07/22/14 in the 300 block of North 3rd Street. The victim reported that someone tried to kick open their front door while they were at home. Entry was not made into the house. There are no suspects and the case is currently under investigation. · A Theft of Property, Second Degree, occurred between 12:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. on 07/19/14 in the 1000 block of Covenant Drive. The victim repor...More >>
  • West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    West Point Police Department Overnight Update

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:44:58 GMT
    NEWS RELEASE WEST POINT POLICE DEPT 7-23-14 INCIDENTS: Criminal trespass was reported on East 13th Street. A theft was reported on 2nd Avenue. ARRESTS: Demarcus Cortez Williams, 22, of West Point, was arrested for probation violation, along with 3 counts of cruelty to children 3rd degree, obstructing person making emergency telephone call, and battery against female who is pregnant. Brenia Anshay Porter, 22, of LaGrange, was arrested for probation violation. Coreycia Quenshunda Spra...More >>
    NEWS RELEASE WEST POINT POLICE DEPT 7-23-14 INCIDENTS: Criminal trespass was reported on East 13th Street. A theft was reported on 2nd Avenue. ARRESTS: Demarcus Cortez Williams, 22, of West Point, was arrested for probation violation, along with 3 counts of cruelty to children 3rd degree, obstructing person making emergency telephone call, and battery against female who is pregnant. Brenia Anshay Porter, 22, of LaGrange, was arrested for probation violation. Coreycia Quenshunda Spra...More >>
  • Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Opelika Police Department Overnight Update

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:42:40 GMT
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/22/14 · There were four (4) more Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle/Theft reports taken on 07/22/14 at different locations throughout the city of Opelika. Again, small items that are easy to carry were stolen. Items such as; wallets, prescription medication, and cash were stolen. There are no suspects and the cases are currently under investigation. · A Burglary and Theft occurred between 8:30 P.M. and 9:30 P.M. on 07/21/14 in the 1400 blo...More >>
    Press Information Opelika Police Department 07/22/14 · There were four (4) more Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle/Theft reports taken on 07/22/14 at different locations throughout the city of Opelika. Again, small items that are easy to carry were stolen. Items such as; wallets, prescription medication, and cash were stolen. There are no suspects and the cases are currently under investigation. · A Burglary and Theft occurred between 8:30 P.M. and 9:30 P.M. on 07/21/14 in the 1400 blo...More >>
  • Remembering 9/11

    Remembering 9/11

    The nation remembers the September 11, 2001 attacks.More >>
  • Virginia earthquake shakes East Coast

    Virginia earthquake shakes East Coast

    On August 23, 2011 a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Virginia and was felt up and down the East Coast.More >>
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  • Manhunt Monday 11/05/12

    Manhunt Monday 11/05/12

    Tuesday, November 6 2012 9:59 AM EST2012-11-06 14:59:59 GMT
    A year ago the flames flew high into the night as the Swift Mill burned nearly out of control. Columbus firefighters on scene were able to prevent it from spreading to other businesses but most of theMore >>
    A year later Fire Chief Ricky Shores says they are still looking for answers and for two people of interest wanted in connection with the Swift Mill case.More >>
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