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UPDATE: Shooting near Bernard Drive and Dawson Street

UPDATE 6/24/2022 8:55 p.m.: Columbus Police have confirmed the death of one in this shooting at 430 Bernard Ave. Marcus Price, 45, died from multiple gunshot wounds. Price was pronounced deceased at 7:25 p.m. in Piedmont’s Emergency Room. Price’s body will be sent to the state crime lab. News 3 will continue to monitor this […]
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Opelika Police looking for theft suspect, requesting public assistance

OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – The Opelika Police Department is investigating a Theft of Property, third-degree, and requests public assistance to help identify the suspects. On June 17, at the Salon Centric located at 3768 Pepperell Parkway in Opelika, Alabama, an unidentified male entered the store and stole nearly $840 worth of merchandise. The Opelika Police […]
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Georgia gang member sentenced to prison for unlawful gun possession

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WRBL) — A Valdosta, Georgia, resident was sentenced to serve 105 months in prison for illegally possessing a gun, according to United States Attorney’s Office for Middle District Georgia. Deontrey Demorria Crumpton, 25, was sentenced on June 21 after previously pleading guilty to his charge of illegally owning a firearm as a convicted […]
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INTERVIEW: Columbus OB/GYN speaks on women’s health amid recent Roe v. Wade decision

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - News Leader 9 is hearing from various community leaders to get their take on the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Dr. Sylvester McRae is an obstertrician-gynocologist in Columbus. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Francis-Emory Healthcare - Columbus and Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System - Montgomery. He joined us live in the studio to talk about women’s health.
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Police searching for suspect in Salon Centric theft in Opelika

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Opelika police are investigating a theft on June 17 at Salon Centric. According to the police, cameras caught a male entering the store at approximately 2:00 p.m. The suspect stole an estimated $840 in merchandise. He was last seen running in the direction of Harbor Freight.
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Wanted: Columbus Police searching for these violent offenders

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Columbus Police Department has released a list of its most wanted violent offenders in hopes that someone can help police get them off the streets. Police said these individuals should not be approached, and under no circumstances should any attempt to apprehend them. If you see any of the people, […]
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Lee County Sheriff’s Office looking for theft suspect

LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a recent theft. According to officials, the victim reported that on June 16, 2022 someone broke into her vehicle in the 5000 Block of Summerville Road Phenix City. During the break, the victim’s […]
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Woman Struck, Killed by Vehicle in Opelika

Opelika police say a woman has been hit and killed by a vehicle on Pepperell Parkway. Police say just after 4PM Wednesday, they started getting calls about a pedestrian being struck in the 2900 block of Pepperell Parkway, which is near near the Walmart Supercenter not far from U.S. Highway 280.

Columbus Police look for hit-and-run suspect

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — The Columbus Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect involved in a hit-and-run accident. Police say that John Colburn, 32, was involved in the incident on June 2 when he was driving a white van that got into an accident on Bradley Park Drive at JR […]
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Police search for hit-and-run suspect in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run suspect. Police say 32-year-old John Colburn was driving a white van that was involved in an accident on Bradley Park Drive at J.R. Allen Parkway on June 2. Colburn left the...
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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle on Pepperell Parkway in Opelika

A pedestrian died on Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in Opelika. Police said the driver is cooperating with law enforcement. At approximately 4:08 p.m., Opelika Dispatch received multiple calls regarding a single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the 2900 block of Pepperell Parkway, the police report said.
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Columbus officers serve as extras in film starring John Travolta

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The movie being filmed in Columbus drew some attention today. The movie Cash Out, starring John Travolta and Kristen Davis, is about a bank robbery gone wrong. So, of course, there are law enforcement officials in the movie. Members of the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office Special...
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ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY SALON CENTRIC SUSPECT

The Opelika Police Department is investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred on 06/17/2022 at Salon Centric, located at 3768 Pepperell Parkway. Surveillance video shows the suspect, a black male, enter the store at approximately 2:03 p.m. wearing a black hat, a black t-shirt with white stripes on the sleeves, black pants, and white sneakers. The suspect then stole approximately $840 in merchandise and was last seen running in the direction of Harbor Freight. If you have any information on this incident or the identity of the suspect, please contact the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.
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