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Missing Brooklyn boy, 13, rode trains for 4 days before returning home, mom says

BROWNSVILLE, BROOKLYN (PIX11) — A 13-year-old Brooklyn boy who disappeared after taking out the trash late last month returned home on Wednesday and was taken to Brookdale Hospital for evaluation, police said on Monday. The teen’s mother had flown to New York City from Kansas City, Missouri to search for her son who was staying […]
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Troup County Sheriff’s Office looking for suspect in vehicle break-ins

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) – The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a recent string of auto break-ins. According to the sheriff’s office, the investigation opened on Friday, after several Entering Auto cases were reported on the West side of Troup County. Officials said the thief […]
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Stolen vehicle victim was visiting Kansas for mother’s funeral

PARSONS, Kans. — Parsons Police were able to track down a man’s stolen truck while he was in town at his mother’s funeral, the department said. In their release, PPD said on October 2nd they took a report for a stolen 2004 GMC Canyon with Tennessee license plates – it’s owner later saying he was […]
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North Carolina woman charged with attempted murder, castration of stepchild

WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) — A Wilson woman has been arrested and is facing a number of charges after trying to castrate her stepson, officials said. Bracey Renee Byrd, 33, of 919 Raleigh Rd. in Wilson, was arrested by members of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office on September 30 and charged with Attempted Murder, Felony Child […]

Mogadishu Mile ran on Saturday in downtown

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – In downtown Columbus the annual Mogadishu Mile was Saturday. The Mogadishu Mile is ran to show support and honor the U.S. Army Rangers and Delta Force soldiers who sacrificed their lives taking that route, during the Battle of Mogadishu Thousands of US Army Rangers, service members and their families were in […]

Paws Humane Society offering reduced animal adoption fees for the “Empty the Shelters” event from Oct. 1-8

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Paws Humane Society is collaborating with the Bissell Pet Foundation to take homeless animals from kennels to permanent homes.  The Empty the Shelters event is a week-long event lasting from Monday to Friday, with over 280 shelters in 42 states participating alongside Paws Humane Society.  The event at Paws Humane Society […]

LaGrange: Police investigating after man attempted to drag woman from vehicle

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) – The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an incident in which a man allegedly approached a vehicle with a gun, repeatedly hit the window, and attempted to drag a woman out of the vehicle. Police have identified Daniel Sales Gabriel as the suspect involved in the incident. He will be charged with […]

What to know about the Oath Keepers trial

The trial against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four of his associates began on Monday as the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeks to convict them on the rarely used charge of seditious conspiracy in a Washington, D.C., court. In opening statements, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Nestler told jurors that Rhodes and the Oath Keepers […]

Murder arrest made after body found at Opelika dumpster

OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – An Opelika man is facing murder charges after a body was found by a trash collector over the weekend. 24-year-old Ker’detrius Mercer was discovered around 4:00 Saturday morning at the dump site near Hickory Haven Mobile Home Park off Crawford Road.  The trash collector was picking up their load at the dumpster […]

Deputies: Elderly Fla. woman found in roach-infested home with no running water, exposed to drugs

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — 10 people were arrested on wide-ranging charges after the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Section served a narcotics search warrant. Deputies served the warrant at a home that served as the site of several overdoses. Neighbors also complained about junk and trash covering the property. Edwina Jackson, 53, of […]