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Kareem Lane in good spirits before August retrial Kareem Lane in good spirits before August retrial

Attorneys argue motions ahead of Kareem Lane retrial Video included

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A new trialisabout to startfor Kareem Lane, the man accused of killing Muscogee County school superintendent Jim Burns in 1992. A hung jury resulted in a mistrial in 2012, but now the lawyers are prepared to start all over again. Friday defense attorney Stacey Jackson and the prosecution team stood before Judge Bobby Peters to argue motions before Lane's retrial starts in August. There is nonew evidence in the case against Lane, who came under suspicion after witnesses said they saw his truc... More>>

Caneya Webb family speaks out after murder trial Video included

Caneya Webb leaves behind three children, the youngest of whom is Newsome's daughter Caneya Webb leaves behind three children, the youngest of whom is Newsome's daughter
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The day after a Russell County jury found Curtis Newsome guilty of murder, the victim's family is breathing a sigh of relief.During the four-daytrial, Newsome described how he killed his pregnant girlfriend, 26-year-old Caneya Webb, in a fit of rage after he found a Facebook message to her from another man last June. He punched her in the back of the head and strangled her until she was dead, leaving her tied with aUSB cord in the bathtub for her father to find. It took the jury a mere 17 min... More>>

PHOTOS: Opelika Circle K robbed

Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K. Opelika police release images showing Thursday's robbery at a Circle K.
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Opelika police hope someone will recognize robbery suspects and call authorities.

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Auburn child care worker charged with child abuse

Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn. Melanie Mitchell has been released from her job after a reported case of child abuse in Auburn.
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A child care worker has been released from her job and charged with child abuse after a reported incident at an Auburn child care facility, Auburn police announced Friday. More>>

Police: Auburn man stole $12,000 worth of jewelry

Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July. Casey Williams is accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from an Auburn home he visited in early July.
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An Auburn man has been arrested and charged with stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry from a home he visited in early July, Auburn police announced Thursday. More>>

Man shot in "rear end" on Matilda Street in Columbus

Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said. Man running away from gunfire reportedly struck in the "rear end," police said.
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A man walking along Matilda Street in Columbus late Thursday was shot in the "rear end," according to Columbus Police Lt. Ralph Dowe. More>>

How many people are in the Muscogee County jail?

Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday. Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr says the jail is overcrowded, according to statistics he posted to his Facebook page Friday.
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1,202, which is 132 too many, Sheriff John Darr says on Facebook.

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Car break-in suspect caught on camera in Lee County Video included

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A car break-in suspect was caught on camera by a Lee County homeowner's surveillance cameras. More>>

Desmonte Leonard accused of having sex with prison guard

Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard. Accused Auburn murder Desmonte Leonard is now accused of having sex with his Montgomery prison guard.
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Accused Auburn murder now accused of having sex with Montgomery prison guard, according to reports.

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Curtis Newsome found guilty of murdering pregnant Phenix City girlfriend

Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013. Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of killing his pregnant girlfriend Caneya Webb in 2013.
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Curtis Newsome was found guilty Thursday of murdering his pregnant girlfriend inside her Phenix City apartment in June of 2013, WRBL News 3 media partner The Ledger-Enquirer reports. More>>

Nick Marshall's mom pays his marijuana citation

Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11. Nick Marshall spent nearly half an hour with authorities during a traffic stop on June 11.
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Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation. More>>

Governor to appoint new Harris County commissioner

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to appoint new Harris County commissioner to replace convicted commissioner Charles Wyatt.
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Vacancy open after Charles Wyatt was convicted for bribery and other charges. More>>

LaGrange police looking for stabbing suspects

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Police need your help finding the suspects who attacked and stabbed a man in LaGrange. More>>

Opelika high schooler charged with murder after teen shot and killed

Vantavious Quintez, 17, of Opelika, is accused of shooting Alizah Ellis, also 17, of Opelika, Monday. Vantavious Quintez, 17, of Opelika, is accused of shooting Alizah Ellis, also 17, of Opelika, Monday.
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Vantavious Quintez, 17, of Opelika, is accused of shooting Alizah Ellis, also 17, of Opelika, Monday. More>>

Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say. The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.
Updated: Jul 21, 2014 07:00 PM

A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm More>>

Opelika police: Woman stole 16 identities

North Carolina woman arrested in Opelika for stealing the identities of sixteen people. North Carolina woman arrested in Opelika for stealing the identities of sixteen people.
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Schrell Denise Mincey is accused of making fake credit cards using the stolen identities. More>>

Auburn investigating reported sexual assault

Auburn police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occured over the weekend. Auburn police are investigating a reported sexual assault that occured over the weekend.
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The Auburn University Department of Public Safety and Security was notified Sunday about a sexual assault over the weekend.It reportedly happened on campus Friday night or early Saturday morning. More>>

Columbus Applebee's employees robbed at gunpoint

Columbus police are investigating the armed robbery of two Applebee's employees that occured early Monday morning. Columbus police are investigating the armed robbery of two Applebee's employees that occured early Monday morning.
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Two Applebee employees were robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning, Columbus police confirm. More>>

Caneya Webb murder trial heads to court Video included

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In Phenix City Monday, the trial is set to begin for the murder of Caneya Webb who was pregnant when she was found strangled in her apartment last June. More>>

Lee County Sheriff's Office: Phenix City man violently attacked child

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A Phenix city man is facing child abuse charges stemming from a domestic incident on July 17th. The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 22 year old Zachary Ryan Tadlock of Phenix City for Torture and Willful Abuse of a Child and Domestic Violence Assault in the 3rd degree. More>>

Opelika man arrested for Drug Trafficking

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An Opelika man is behind bars Saturday charged with drug trafficking. On Friday July 18,2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 35 year old Roger Lardrell McCullough for Trafficking Marijuana, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in the first degree and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. More>>

Smiths Station man arrested during drug investigation

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A Smiths Station man is behind bars Saturday for a number of drug related crimes. On July 18, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 50 year old Franklin Eugene Peacock for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Illegal Possession of Prescription Medication. More>>

Opelika man accused of molesting two children

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An Opelika man has been arrested and is accused of molesting two young kids more than a decade ago. More>>

Police: Columbus man stabbed in neck on Farr Road

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A Columbus man is in satisfactory condition after police say he was stabbed in the neck.It happened early Friday morning at around 2am on Farr Road. Police say the call originally went out as a shooting on Connor Road, but the aggravated assault took place about a mile away on Farr Road.Police reported the 26-year-old man was in critical condition but the hospital said Friday morning that he was in satisfactory condition.Police are now looking for a young, heavyset black female in her 20’s. More>>

Dashcam Video: Auburn's Nick Marshall cited for marijuana possession Video included

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is seen during a traffic stop in Reynolds, Georgia on June 11 where he was fined for marijuana possession. Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is seen during a traffic stop in Reynolds, Georgia on June 11 where he was fined for marijuana possession.
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Police video shows Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall being fined for marijuana possession. More>>

Escaped Columbus inmate captured

Columbus prisoner Avery Javon Kirksey walked away from work detail Friday. Columbus prisoner Avery Javon Kirksey walked away from work detail Friday.
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State law enforcement agencies now leading search for escaped Columbus prison inmate. More>>

Columbus police investigating multiple business break-ins Video included

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Columbus police are investigating at least 7 break-ins at Columbus businesses early Sunday morning. Various businesses were hit in an hour and a half's time frame across the northern Columbus area, police reports show. More>>

PayPal to refund donors in GA hot car case; dad also fired

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The online payment site PayPal says it will give refunds to people who donated to a fundraising campaign for a Georgia family whose toddler died in a hot car.PayPal spokeswoman Adriana Higuera tells The Associated Press the company will soon be issuing refunds to customers who used PayPal to donate to the campaign at YouCaring.com, where a total of more than $22,000 was given.Justin Ross Harris faces murder and child cruelty charges in the June 18 death of his son, 22-month-old Cooper Harris.... More>>

Monroe County arrests mother of drug-positive infant under new law Video included

Monroe County deputies made their first arrest under a new state law Tuesday. They charged Mallory Loyola with assault after she gave birth to a baby who tested positive for drugs.  More>>

Real loaded gun found among the toys at Target in Myrtle Beach Video included

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A Target employee found a loaded hand gun in the toy aisle of the store -- and police have now released a photo of the man linked to the firearm. Myrtle Beach Police say they want to find David Dennis for unlawfully carrying a handgun.
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Georgia's law that keeps secret the source of its execution drug is constitutional, the state's highest court ruled Monday. More>>

Amber Alert canceled after toddler girl found; parents arrested

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An Amber Alert has been canceled after 2-year old Maliah Harris was found safe in Georgia. Her 7-month-old sibling, Alyssa, was found dead and Maliah disappeared from a Mississippi home which prompted authorities to issue the alert. The girls parents, Donald Boyd Harris,34, and Allison Studdard, 31, are now in custody. 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

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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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