Author: Jessie Gibson

CPD Needs Your Help Finding A Missing Columbus Teen

The Columbus Police Department is asking the public for assistance in finding a missing teenage boy. 13-year-old Sanjay Young was last seen on February 2 near the Walmart on Whittlesey Road at Columbus Park Crossing. He was last seen…

Rosa Parks' Birthday

The Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery, Alabama celebrates what would have been the civil rights icon's 106th birthday. The museum is at the site of Parks' historic arrest in downtown Montgomery, on the campus of Troy University. Today's events include…

Super Bowl Fans Leave Atlanta

Some fans may have been happy dancing and cheering about the Patriots' win over the Rams Sunday night. But they aren't cheering about the long lines at Atlanta's airport today. Travelers heading home from the Super Bowl are having…

Local Students Nominated To Attend United States Service Academies

United States Senator, Richard Shelby of Alabama, announced today that he has nominated 50 students from Alabama to attend United States service academies, including one student from Russell County and two students from Lee County. Evan Dunkle of Phenix City…

21 Savage Arrested By ICE

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has taken Grammy nominated rapper 21 Savage into custody. ICE says the rapper, whose real name is Shayaabin Abraham-Joseph, is a United Kingdom resident who lives illegally in the U.S. The rapper has long…

Winter Job Fair

A job fair is coming to Columbus later this month. Unemployment Eliminators, LLC will host a job fair on Tuesday, February 19. The event will be from 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. at the Convention and Trade Center. It's also…

Super Bowl 53 Security

Local, state, and federal authorities gathered today to discuss security preparations for one of the highest profile events of the year - Super Bowl LIII. The NFL says there is a drone flight restriction in place now through Sunday.…

Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall

There's a new chicken nuggets recall consumers need to know about. Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36-thousand pounds of chicken nugget products because of possible foreign matter contamination. More specifically, rubber contamination. The recall involves five-pound packages of…

24-Hour Libraries Coming To Columbus

New 24-hour libraries are popping up around the city. Today, the Chattahoochee Valley Library opened automated library systems that dispense books and popular DVD's. Patrons of the library can check out and return their library materials at these automated libraries.…

Homeless Man Who Violated Corpse Pleads Guilty

The homeless man who broke into a Columbus funeral home and raped a corpse has pleaded guilty. Domonique Cordero Smith broke into what was then Hill Watson Peoples Funeral Service at 2919 Hamilton Road on February 9, 2015. Smith…