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Escaped inmate tased twice, jumps in lake during capture Video included

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Darrin Adams got away from a Muscogee County prison detail last Friday. This came months after he escaped from the Lee County Detention Center in December and another Georgia prison in 1994. Lee County authorities found him late Wednesday night. More>>

Auburn woman shot in leg during domestic dispute

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59-year-old Johnnie Forte was arrested Friday after he allegedly shot a 29-year-old woman in the leg, according to Auburn Police.Officers responded to a shots fired call at a home on Kent Drive shortly before 2 a.m. Friday. The woman was treated at East Alabama Medical Center for a non-life threatening injury.Forte now faces domestic violence charges. More>>

LaGrange man shot in face while sleeping

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A LaGrange man is recovering after being shot in the face while he was sleeping, according to LaGrange Police.  More>>

Authorities: Man walks into sheriff's office, confesses to sexual abuse

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A 62-year-old Chambers County man was arrested on two counts of Sexual Abusecharges. Authorities with the Chambers County Sheriff's Office say Johnny Bolt, of Five Points, walked into the sheriff's office this week and confessed to sexually abusing a family member under the age of 12. They say he was arrested Thursday and made bond that same day. More>>

Man wanted for questioning following Columbus assault

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Columbus police release photos from Peachtree Mall in Columbus. More>>

Escaped Muscogee inmate captured in Lee County

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Darrin Adams was recaptured in Lee County Thursday and is being charged with two escapes. More>>

Auburn University classes cancelled after reported threat Video included

Image tweeted by student newspaper The Auburn University Plainsman shows the alleged threat written inside a bathroom. Image tweeted by student newspaper The Auburn University Plainsman shows the alleged threat written inside a bathroom.
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Auburn University classes have been canceled Wednesday "due to student and parent anxiety over [a] threat," an emergency message posted to the school's Web site reads. More>>

Phenix City flasher sentenced

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Zachary Heath Belitz  has been sentenced to 30 days of hard labor. More>>

Lanett police make fifth arrest in Griggs murder

Charlie Sigers, Jr., is the fifth person arrested for the shooting death of Christopher Griggs. Charlie Sigers, Jr., is the fifth person arrested for the shooting death of Christopher Griggs.
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Charlie Sigers, Jr., 36, of Valley, was arrested in the shooting death of Christopher Griggs. More>>

First on 3: Authorities investigate homicide in Russell Co. Video included

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Authorities are investigating a homicide at a trailer park on Lamb Road near Dixie Elementary School, according to Russell County Sheriff Health Taylor. More>>

Auburn man arrested for attempted murder after Spencer Avenue shooting

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Jadarrion Spinks charged with attempted murder after shooting man in face Friday. More>>

Auburn woman arrested after Howard Street hit and run

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Victim treated for severe abrasions and other injuries. More>>

Columbus murder suspect arrested in California

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U.S. Marshalshave arrested a Columbus man in California, the prime suspect in a south Columbus murder. Columbus Police named Reginald Jacksontheir suspect in the October 2013 shooting death of Dior Cheney, 23. Cheney was shot to death inside his car. A second victim was wounded.TheU.S. Marshals Service located Jackson in Hemet, California around 7:30 tonight. Acting on leads, a FugitiveTask Forcelocated and arrested J... More>>

Columbus Police arrest man for impersonating federal officer

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Justin Greene, 22, showed up to police dispatched calls and police traffic stops portraying himself as a Homeland Security Agent, according to Columbus police. More>>

More than $70,000 in stolen property recovered by Harris Co. Sheriff's Office Video included

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Friday night the Harris County Sheriff's Office and cooperating agencies recovered more than $70,000 in stolen property. More>>

Columbus police seek vehicle in connection with Carousel Lounge shooting

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Columbus Police are seeking to question individuals in a vehicle that left the scene of where Marcus King was shot and killed in the parking lot of the Carousel Lounge on April 1.Detectives are looking for a gray or silver Chevrolet Impala 2006-2013 year model that was seen leaving the area. The individuals in the Chevrolet Impala may have been witnesses to the incident and investigators would like to speak with them, according to Columbus Police Lt. John McMichael. Police say the shooting oc... More>>

Police arrest man in connection with Columbus church vandalism cases

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Columbus police have arrested James Morris, 25, in connection with the South Columbus church vandalism last weekend. More>>

Muscogee County prison inmate escapes - again Video included

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Darrin Adams has escaped from Muscogee prison. He escaped from Lee jail last year. More>>

Timeline: Four arrested for Lanett murder

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Thomas Starkey, the man wanted for murder in Lanett, has been caught and booked in the Chambers County Jail, according to jail records and later confirmed by a jail spokesperson.Records show Starkey was booked late Thursday night. Earlier in the day, Troup County authorities located Starkey's gold Lexus, and when authorities attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled. At one point, the four people riding in the car jumped out of the vehicle near Kia Boulevard and fled on foot, according to author... More>>

Authorities investigate murder, attempted suicide in Chambers County

Updated: Apr 09, 2014 11:41 PM

Chambers County Sheriff’s Officials are looking into a murder, attempted suicide in Cusseta, Alabama Tuesday night. More>>

Lee County investigating residential burglaries

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Lee County authorities are investigating two residential burglaries that occurred Tuesday in northeast Opelika, the Lee County Sheriff's Department announced via Facebook Tuesday evening. More>>

Lee County Sheriff: Alabama "Meth Lab" ruling reinforces procedures Video included

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In a landmark case, the Alabama Supreme Court has ruled meth labs are such a threat to public safety that officers in a Montgomery situation could legally enter a home without a search warrant. News 3's Naomi Keitt talked with local law enforcement about what this decision means for your safety. More>>

LaGrange Waffle House barricaded suspect arrested

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An armed man has been arrested after barricading himself inside a LaGrange Waffle House restroom for over six hours early Tuesday. More>>

Trial delayed until June in Auburn slayings

The trial for a man accused of fatally shooting three people at a party in Auburn in 2012 has been delayed from next week until June. More>>

Dothan Police: Woman assaults boyfriend with edged weapon

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A Dothan woman was arrested this week after officers say she assaulted her boyfriend with an edged weapon. It happened Tuesday, April 1st in the 600 block of West Adams Street. Police say they found the victim who had been stabbed in his upper arm. Police say they were told the male victim and his girlfriend, Vicky Gagum, were arguing before this happened. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries.... More>>

Virginia man wanted for murder arrested in Columbus

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A Virginia murder suspect has been arrested in Columbus.Police say Monte Robinson is accused of shooting a man at an apartment complex in March of 2013. Robinson was named as a suspect by the Suffolk Police Department following the shooting, according to WTKR, the CBS-affiliate station in Norfolk, Virginia. WTKR reported Robinson was wanted in the shooting of 24-year-old Angelo Fleming Beale, who died from a gunshot wound to the face.The year-long man-hunt ended in Columbus at an undisclosed ... More>>

Columbus woman arrested for rape in Chambers County Video included

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The Chambers County Sheriff’s Office says a Columbus woman was arrested March 28th and charged with Rape 2nd Degree. Investigators say 39-year-old Natalie Buchanan Eldridge engaged in sexual intercourse with a child over the age of 12 but under 16 while living in Chambers County. According to a news release from the sheriff’s office that was sent Wednesday, “Eldridge has been released on a $50,000 bond and is currently pending arraignment. This investigation ... More>>

Update: Domestic violence suspect catch after two county manhunt

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Summerville Road near the border of Lee and Russell counties is closed while authorities search for a suspect. More>>

Auburn University issues warning about sexual assaults Video included

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The Auburn University Department of Public Safety and Security sent out a warning to students Tuesday night about sexual assaults.

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Two men arrested after a burglary caught on camera in Lee County

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The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested two men afterauthorities saya Beulah home was broken into Monday.According to a news release, "On March 31, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Torrien Shane Sanders, 21, of Valley, for Burglary in the Third Degree and Theft of Property in the Third Degree. Thomas Brent Starkey, 23, of Beulah, was also arrested on an outstanding FTA Youthful Offender warrant. These arrests stem from the following events: The Le... More>>

Name of officer involved in CSU fatal shooting released

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We now know the name of the Columbus State University officer involved in a fatal shooting Sunday.A CSUofficialconfirms Sgt. Ben Scott is now on administrative leave with pay. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon near the CourtyardI student apartments on campus after police say they got a call about a man loading a gun.When officers approaced 20-year-old Zikarious Flint, they say he ran. After a footchase,police say Flint turned towards them, and that's when two deadly shots were fired. CSU... More>>

Inmate stabbed in the Muscogee County Jail Video included

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A Muscogee County inmate recovering tonight-- after being stabbed by another inmate earlier today. Jail officials say the inmate was stabbed several times with a homemade shank. The victim, whose name is not being released, has several superficial wounds on his face, back and legs.Official say he was assaulted by another inmate who covered his face during the attack. The incident is under investigation. More>>

Community reacts after shooting at South Columbus lounge Video included

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This latest shooting has community activists on edge, calling for a crack-down into the night clubs around the area. News 3's Naomi Keitt spoke to several of those activists Tuesday and says their main concern in the youth. More>>

Man dead after shooting at Carousel Lounge

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A young man is dead after being shot at a nightclub in Columbus. It happened around 2:30am Tuesday at the Carousel Lounge at 3003 Victory Drive. Deputy Coroner Charles Newton says 21-year-old Marcus King was pronounced dead at the Midtown Medical Center at 5:20am Tuesday. Newton says King was shot in the right buttocks and left back area. Newton says there were two bullet wounds, but an autopsy is being done tomorrow morning in Atlanta to confirm the exact cause of death. Columbus Police say... More>>

Victim's family speaks out about CSU shooting Video included

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The family of Zikarious Flint is speaking out about the officer-involved shooting on the campus of Columbus State University. More>>

One dead after Columbus State shooting

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Officers fired after armed suspect turned and faced authorities, according to CSU.
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Driver surrenders after leading Lee County sheriff's deputies on a chase

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Michael Ruda, of Salem, is accused of stealing a vehicle and leading deputies on a chase Sunday.
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Teens break in to Auburn stadium, steal items belonging to Bo Jackson, Cam Newton and more Video included

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Items stolen include 2010 National Championship Game ball, Bo Jackson's jersey and Cam Netwon's helmet.

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Sex offender accused of touching children at Phenix City doctor's office arrested

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Gary Morgan is charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender after incident where he allegedly touched children at a Phenix City doctor's office Thursday. More>>

Columbus police searching for man in Circle K shooting

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Columbus police are searching for a man wanted for a shooting at Circle K on 2nd Avenue Thursday night. More>>

Columbus man accused of killing 23-month-old baby

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The Columbus Police Department have arrested and charged 19-year-old Damian Belle in the murder of a 23-month-old baby. More>>

Pine Mountain couple plead guilty to tax fraud charges

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A Pine Mountain couple is heading to prison for preparing fraudulent tax returns. More>>

Valley police looking for 3 suspects in robbery, beating Video included

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Police are looking for 3 men suspected of robbing and beating another man after a fender-bender in Valley. More>>

Auburn police make arrest in Spencer Avenue shooting

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Jaquavious "Rell" Montrell Strickland wanted for Spencer Ave. shooting. More>>

Thomas May guilty in Opelika campus shooting Video included

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A jury has found Thoma May III guilty of the 2011 Southern Union campus in Opelika that killed one and left several other injured. More>>

Personal info of 14,000 students, staff at Auburn University compromised Video included

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Server containing information including social security numbers accessed during 2013 cyber attack.

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Columbus police: Man repeatedly stabbed in buttocks at mobile home park

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The Columbus Police Department is looking for a suspect responsible for stabbing a man multiple times in the hips and buttocks area Sunday night at Stoker's Mobile Home Park. More>>

Police arrest 2, searching for 1 in connection to MidTown home invasions

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Two men have been arrested, and Columbus police are looking for one more in connection to recent home burglaries in the MidTown Columbus area, according to Columbus Police Lt. Steve Cox. More>>

Russell County couple indicted for alleged Securities Act violations

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A Phenix City couplehas been indicted on alleged violations of the Alabama Securities Act.Jose Roberto Torres and Tammy Torres were arrested on March 5 and taken to the Russell County jail. Jose Torres' bond was set at $750,000. Tammy Torres' bond was set at $50,000.The indictment alleges that Jose Torres offered and sold unregistered investment contracts for ATM/EPS, Inc. to Alabama investors. The couple reportedly told the investors that their funds would be placed in automatic teller machi... More>>

Update: Suspect dies after Phenix City police-involved shooting

Updated: Dec 20, 2013 05:46 PM

Three officers on administrative leave while state officials investigate shooting. More>>

Troup County: Photo shows tobacco inmate tried to smuggle in to jail

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Tabasco and other products photographed were found on an inmate wanting to smuggle them back in to the jail, the Troup County Sheriff's Offfice says. More>>

Update: Body found in Meriwether County is missing Harris County woman

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Authorities dug up a body in Meriwether County on Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Arrest made in November Columbus Winston Road homicide

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Arrest made in Columbus' 19th homicide of the year. More>>

Auburn automobile burglary arrest

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On December 7, 2013, officers of the Auburn Police Division responded to a residence located in the 1300 Block of North College Street, Auburn, Alabama in reference to an automobile burglary that had just More>>

Three Phenix City men arrested on counterfeit charges

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Phenix City police have arrested three residents on counterfeit currency charges. Twenty-one year old Johnquez Barnes, 26-year old Marquez Ellison and 22-year old Azavria Hayesall face charges of possessing a forged instrument. Police executed a search warrant at their residence in the Central Highlands Apartments on 22nd Avenue. Officers recovered counterfeit U.S. currency. The suspects are accused of presenting counterfeit bills at several businesses throughout Phenix City. More>>

Dawson city leaders have voted against providing 24-hour police protection for the mayor after he was shot at his house on Halloween night. More>>

Auburn burglary arrest

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On Monday, November 4, 2013 the Auburn Police Division arrested Shaheyne P. Thomas, age 19 from Tuskegee, Alabama on felony warrants charging him with Burglary Third Degree, Theft of Property Second Degree More>>

Former Auburn police officer who claims he was fired after complaining about a ticket quota will have his day in court next fall. More>>

Christopher Wright was found outside his home Thursday night. More>>

Dothan man is the 14th person arrested in a federal dog fighting investigation that stretches across four states. More>>

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    Friday, April 18 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:58:31 GMT
    Johnny Row BoltJohnny Row Bolt
    A 62-year-old Chambers County man was arrested on two counts of Sexual Abusecharges. Authorities with the Chambers County Sheriff's Office say Johnny Bolt, of Five Points, walked into the sheriff's office this week and confessed to sexually abusing a family member under the age of 12. They say he was arrested Thursday and made bond that same day.
    A 62-year-old Chambers County man was arrested on two counts of Sexual Abusecharges. Authorities with the Chambers County Sheriff's Office say Johnny Bolt, of Five Points, walked into the sheriff's office this week and confessed to sexually abusing a family member under the age of 12. They say he was arrested Thursday and made bond that same day.
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  • Escaped inmate tased twice, jumps in lake during capture

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    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:01:28 GMT
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    Darrin Adams got away from a Muscogee County prison detail last Friday. This came months after he escaped from the Lee County Detention Center in December and another Georgia prison in 1994. Lee County authorities found him late Wednesday night.
    Darrin Adams got away from a Muscogee County prison detail last Friday. This came months after he escaped from the Lee County Detention Center in December and another Georgia prison in 1994. Lee County authorities found him late Wednesday night.
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