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Multi-county pursuit leads to arrest for a stolen BMW

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -A Georgia man is behind bars after allegedly stealing a BMW. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers said the Tallahassee Regional Communication Center got a notification that a stolen 2022 Gray BMW was traveling east on the Hathaway Bridge in Panama City. FHP troopers said they were able...
PANAMA CITY, FL
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Balloon release held for Columbus toddler found dead in hot car

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Last Sunday night, three-year-old Kendrick Engram, Jr. was found dead inside of a vehicle in the parking lot of Wendy’s on Wynnton Road in Columbus. Saturday, his family honored the three-year-old with a balloon release. Family and friends gathered in front of the restaurant’s parking...
COLUMBUS, GA
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13 arrested, various drugs seized in Columbus ‘hot spot’ detail

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — The Columbus Police Department’s Traffic, Patrol, and Special Operations divisions carried out a traffic enforcement and a “hot spot” detail on July 1. In a press release focused on the detail, Columbus Police said the following: “This detail was focused on enforcing traffic safety as well addressing Hot Spot locations in […]
COLUMBUS, GA
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HITTER OF THE YEAR: Jax Yoxtheimer comes up clutch in big moments for Central-Phenix City

In the pressure-packed Game 3 in the Class 7A state championship series, there was nobody better to get Central-Phenix City going. There was nobody better in the big moment. Jax Yoxtheimer hit the one-out triple that led to Central’s go-ahead run in the state championship finale against Hewitt-Trussville, and for his clutch performances at the plate all season long, Yoxtheimer has been named Hitter of the Year as part of the 2022 Opelika-Auburn News All-Area Baseball Team.
AUBURN, AL
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Police presence in Columbus Park Crossing on Whittlesey Blvd

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - There is currently a police presence on Whittlesey Blvd. The Columbus Police Department is in front of Ross Dress for Less in Columbus Park Crossing. However, it is unknown at this time what is causing this presence. Stay with News Leader 9 as we learn more...
COLUMBUS, GA
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Hampton, Woodland earn Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award

Two local schools received the 2021-22 Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award, announced recently by the organization and Georgia’s Electric Membership Cooperatives. Woodland earned the honor in Region 4-AAAAA, and Hampton was recognized in 5-AAAA. A total of 64 high schools, one winner from each region, were...
HAMPTON, GA

Columbus Police search for missing woman last seen in mid-June

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — The Columbus Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who went missing on June 19, 2022, sometime during the half-hour of 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Columbus Police say that Jwane’ Simone Price, 27, went missing from the 6600 block of Kitten Lake Drive, and she […]
COLUMBUS, GA

LAGRANGE: Man detained for striking victim with shovel

LaGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) — The Troup County Sheriff’s Office responded to a potential stabbing on June 30 at around 7:11 p.m. Upon arriving, deputies found the victim with severe injuries on his neck. The victim advised that a Joey McClendon had struck him with a shovel. Deputies found McLendon in the nearby woods and proceeded […]
LAGRANGE, GA

WANTED: Phenix City Police searching for shooting suspect

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WRBL) – The Phenix City Police Department is requesting public assistance locating Ethan Alexander Boyt. Boyt is wanted for shooting into an occupied building and unoccupied vehicle; both are felony charges. The incident occurred on June 24 at Dolphin Drive in Phenix City, Alabama. According to law enforcement, it is unknown if […]
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