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Georgia boy, 3, dead after grandma forgets about him in hot car; uncle makes gruesome drive-thru discovery

A 3-year-old boy in Georgia died after his grandmother forgot about him in a hot car for hours, local news reports said. Kendrick Engram Jr., 3, was found dead inside an SUV in a Wendy’s parking lot on Wynnton Road in Columbus, Georgia, on Sunday evening after the boy’s uncle borrowed what he thought was a passenger-less vehicle to make a drive-thru ice cream run. The boy’s grandmother had taken Engram Jr. and three other children to church earlier in the day, stopped to eat, and then arrived back at home around 5:30 p.m.
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Suspects sought in Columbus neighborhood vehicle break-ins

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Authorities are searching for suspects in connection to vehicle break-ins in a Columbus neighborhood. Columbus police said early Tuesday morning they responded to a call regarding a vehicle break-in in the Garrett Pines subdivision. Police reported finding an abandoned stolen vehicle along with five stolen guns.
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1 suspect in custody after shooting at Columbus gas station

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A woman is behind bars after police say she fired gunshots at a Columbus gas station. The suspect, Angelica Reyes, was trying to shoot at someone but missed. It happened at the Big Cat on North Lumpkin Road and 30th Avenue around noon. Reyes is charged...
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Woman arrested after shots fired at gas station

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Columbus Police Department has arrested a woman after gunshots were fired at a gas station on North Lumpkin Road. According to Sergeant Aaron Evrard, the incident happened on June 28, 2022, at the Big Cat Gas Station on N. Lumpkin Road. Police received the call about the incident before noon. […]
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US Army lowers education requirement for enlisting

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The US Army is dropping its high school diploma requirement. It’s the most recent announcement from the military branch. The news came after the Army had difficulty with its enlisting numbers. According to Military.com, the service announced that people could enlist without previously required education...
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Toddler in Georgia died after being left in hot car for nearly 3 hours, coroner says

A three-year-old boy in Columbus, Georgia, died after he was left inside a hot car for nearly three hours, marking the seventh heat-related death inside a car in the US this year, as temperatures across the country begin to soar.The Muscogee County coroner reports that Kendrick Engram Jr was found dead inside an SUV in the parking lot of a Wendy’s restaurant on 26 June.The child’s grandmother had returned home around around 5.30pm that evening after spending the day together with the boy and other children, according to corononer Buddy Bryan. The grandmother realised the boy was missing around...
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Mayor Henderson discusses COVID number at Columbus City Council meeting

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - COVID numbers are back on the rise in Columbus, with more people being hospitalized in the Fountain City. Mayor Skip Henderson updated the numbers during the Columbus City Council meeting. The mayor told council members that while the numbers have increased, they are nowhere near where...
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3-year-old dies after nearly 3 hours in hot car

A 3-year-old boy has died after he was left in a hot car in Columbus, Georgia, the coroner said. Officials believe the boy, Kendrick Engram Jr., had been in the car for about 2 hours and 45 minutes by the time he was pronounced dead Sunday evening, Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan told ABC News.
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Coroner: New details in death of Columbus toddler

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Muscogee County coroner has given an update on the story of a Columbus toddler found dead in a restaurant parking lot Sunday night. On Sunday night, June 26, the 3-year-old was found dead inside an SUV in the parking lot Wendy’s on Wynnton Road.
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