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Columbus Police Investigating Murder on Melvin Ave.

Columbus police are investigating a murder that happened Friday night. It happened around 5 p.m. at 214 Melvin Ave. Family members called police and said they found the victim, Tommy Marshall, dead from a gunshot wound in his home. If…

Local Mother Disappears from South Columbus Home

Investigators tell First News Ebony Giddens was devoted to three things: work , church and most of all her children. When the 27 year old disappeared without a trace earlier this month they…

10 Year Old Brings Loaded 9mm to School

School officials say a real tragedy was averted here at the Reese Road Leadership Academy after a student tipped off educators a 5th Grader came to school armed with a loaded gun.  A…

Caleb Short to Killer: "You better be Playing"

  The jury must determine to what extent Rufus Burks was involved in the crimes. His defense attorney Jennifer Curry has long maintained this was a one man job but those crime scene…

Curry St. Murder Investigation Underway

Columbus Police are investigating a deadly shooting at a Curry St. home. Officers responded to a call Tuesday evening around 10:00 pm to the Midtown Medical Center Emergency Room in reference to a shooting. Jahwon Armstead was found shot…

Undercover Agents Target Child Predators in Columbus

Undercover agents with a Georgia task force that targets child predators launched Operation Hidden Guardian, a five day undercover sting to round up men seeking sex with children. Agents posing as minor children had 600…