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UPDATE: Two Teens Arrested in Murder of 19-year-old in Opelika

Two teens have been arrested for the murder of a 19-year-old in Opelika. 16-year-old TyKeith Webb from Auburn and 16-year-old Kevon Smith are charged with murder. On Saturday around 1:20 a.m. Opelika Police Officers responded to the 100 block of…

Warning Issued for Popular Spinners

    They're popular and they're  fun to play with but, some people could get  hurt. Those popular spinners have small weights that spin around in a person's…

More Epilepsy Cases in the Us

    Cases of epilepsy are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control analyzed national and state trends. Since 2010 the number of adults with the brain disorder rose from 2.3 million to 3 million. 470 thousand children have…

Study Finds Airplanes are Filled with Germs

  The next time you travel by plane you might want to pack some hand sanitizer. That's because germs are lurking on tray tables, in the bathrooms and even on…

Siegelman-Netroots-Nation

Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman is maintaining his innocence days after completing his six-year sentence on public corruption charges. The 71-year-old Democrat was released from federal prison in March and recently completed house arrest. Siegelman was in Atlanta on Thursday…

Tallassee Woman Faces Federal Charges for Defrauding Online Shoppers

Montgomery, Alabama- On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 42 year old Tanya Lee English (a/k/a Tonya Roberts), from Tallassee, Alabama, was arrested on federal charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, announced A. Clark Morris, Acting U.S. Attorney for the…

Kentucky Ice Cream Brand Recall

Kentuckybased ice cream chain Comfy Cow is recalling some of its most popular flavors due to possible E. coli contamination. The recall involves pints of Comfy Cow ice cream in nine different flavors, sold between June 13th and July…

Partial Lem Morrison Closure Set for August 9-14

The eastbound lane of Lem Morrison Drive, from Woodfield Drive to South Donahue Drive, will be closed August 9-14 as contractors replace the driveway to the new School of Nursing and also make repairs to a portion of Lem Morrison.…

8-year-old's Eye Exam Saves Her Life

When an 8 year old Atlanta girl , Ruby, was having terrible headaches, her mother had no idea that an eye exam would solve the problem. Ruby's mother…

Marijuana and Hypertension

  Smoking marijuana may increase the risk of death from hypertension. Researchers at Georgia State University surveyed more than 12-hundred adults about their marijuana use. Pot smokers had more than triple the risk of hypertension-related death. And that risk increased…

Overall Stroke Rate Dropping

The overall stroke rate has dropped in the US , but only for men. A new study from Brown University looked at stroke data from 1993 to 2010. There was…

Guess what? More rain... Surprised?

Another day to keep the umbrella handy as we can expect more scattered showers and some isolated thunderstorms with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Overnight lows will be in the low…

Auburn City Schools Head Back to School

Auburn City Schools headed back to school Wednesday, August 9. But, this year was very different. Almost everyone on the secondary school level was in a new spot. And the high school students…

Mega Millions Up for Grab

The Mega Millions jackpot is growing a little more. There was no ticket that had all the right numbers in Tuesday night's drawing. But four tickets in last night's drawing matched five white balls, each of those tickets are worth…

Auburn Parks and Recreation to Host the Monthly Market

Auburn, Ala. – Calling all local growers! Auburn Parks and Recreation invites the community, growers and consumers alike, to join us on the fourth Tuesday of every month for the Monthly Market, an indoor farmers market that will display the…

Active Auburn Mayor's 100-Mile Challenge and Kickoff Event

Auburn, Ala. – Break out your walking shoes Auburn – it’s time for the Mayor’s 100-Mile Challenge! Beginning Saturday, August 26 through Sunday, December 3, Auburn residents are encouraged to walk, swim, bike, run, dance or roll their way to…

Can Nursing Home Patients Die of Apathy

    Apathy is a common and potentially life threatening problem a month nursing home patients. A new study found about half of residents felt a lack of motivation and emotion, which was linked to an increased risk of early…

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