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  • 3 Russell County corrections officers arrested

    3 Russell County corrections officers arrested

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:52:26 GMT
    The three Russell County correctional officers are accused of trying to bring items such as marijuana or cigarettes into the county jail, Sheriff Heath Taylor announced Friday. The three Russell County correctional officers are accused of trying to bring items such as marijuana or cigarettes into the county jail, Sheriff Heath Taylor announced Friday.
    Investigation revealed plan to bring marijuana into Russell County jail, Sheriff Heath Taylor said.
    Investigation revealed plan to bring marijuana into Russell County jail, Sheriff Heath Taylor said.
  • 'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

    'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:37:35 GMT
    'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
    'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings

    Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:34:11 GMT
    One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial.
    One of two preteens accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to please a fictional horror character was ordered Friday to receive treatment rather than stand trial, based on doctors' testimony that she claims to see...
  • PHOTOS: Suspects seen stealing Phenix City Walmart TVs

    PHOTOS: Suspects seen stealing Phenix City Walmart TVs

    Jul 31, 2014 11:00 AM2014-07-31 16:01:54 GMT
    Courtesy Phenix City policeCourtesy Phenix City police
    Phenix City police need your help identifying the suspects who stole four televisions from Walmart.
    Phenix City police need your help identifying the suspects who stole four televisions from Walmart. ?
  • Columbus gas station shooter suspect identified, still at-large

    Columbus gas station shooter suspect identified, still at-large

    Aug 01, 2014 10:44 AM2014-08-01 23:53:43 GMT
    Columbus police have identified Chandler Saxton as the shooter.Columbus police have identified Chandler Saxton as the shooter.

    Columbus police identify Chandler Saxton as the man who opened fire and injured one at a gas station Thursday night.

    Columbus police identify Chandler Saxton as the man who opened fire and injured one at a gas station Thursday night.

  • Several arrested during drug raid at Phenix City home

    Several arrested during drug raid at Phenix City home

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:23:44 GMT
    News 3’s cameras were the only ones rolling as police from both Phenix City and Columbus swarmed the home on 7th Avenue Thursday afternoon.
    News 3’s cameras were the only ones rolling as police from both Phenix City and Columbus swarmed the home on 7th Avenue Thursday afternoon.
  • Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

    Woman survives 8 days in car; uses plastic bags to catch rain for water

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:58:44 GMT
    An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
    An Oklahoma woman survived eight days in her car after it went down an embankment into a muddy ditch. Kay Springer was out running errands when she became disoriented. Her car ran off the road and sat there more than a week until she was rescued. Her car got stuck in the mud near the Arkansas River below Highway 62. She couldn't climb out of the steep embankment.Doctors say she became disoriented because her cancer came back and the tumor had swelled up and basically knocked her unconscious.S...
  • Only on 3: Sheriff talks about deputy arrest

    Only on 3: Sheriff talks about deputy arrest

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:26:46 GMT
    A Muscogee County Sheriff deputy was arrested for bringing in contraband and some other things into the county jail.
    A Muscogee County Sheriff deputy was arrested for bringing in contraband and some other things into the county jail.
  • Tax-free weekend kicks off today in Alabama and Georgia

    Tax-free weekend kicks off today in Alabama and Georgia

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:06:07 GMT
    More than a dozen states are offering sales-tax-free shopping this month. Starting Friday - both Alabama and Georgia kick off their sales tax holiday.About 30 to 40 shoppers lined up at Best Buy on Manchester Expressway in Columbus before the store opened for what some call the second biggest shopping season of the year.“I love shopping,” says Jackie Hall. Hall is just one of the many shoppers that lined the aisles at Best Buy to take advantage of the tax-free weekend.She came all the way fro...
    More than a dozen states are offering sales-tax-free shopping this month. Starting Friday - both Alabama and Georgia kick off their sales tax holiday.About 30 to 40 shoppers lined up at Best Buy on Manchester Expressway in Columbus before the store opened for what some call the second biggest shopping season of the year.“I love shopping,” says Jackie Hall. Hall is just one of the many shoppers that lined the aisles at Best Buy to take advantage of the tax-free weekend.She came all the way fro...
  • Northern major baseball named state champs after Peachtree City ruled ineligible

    Northern major baseball named state champs after Peachtree City ruled ineligible

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:33:21 GMT
    Northern Little League Major baseball has been named state champions after a five-member committee at national Little League headquarters in Williamsport, Pa. ruled Peachtree City ineligible.
    Northern Little League Major baseball has been named state champions after a five-member committee at national Little League headquarters in Williamsport, Pa. ruled Peachtree City ineligible.
  • Tax-free weekend this Friday in GA, AL

    Tax-free weekend this Friday in GA, AL

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:43:20 GMT
    Georgia and Alabama will participate in the tax-free holiday this weekend. Georgia and Alabama will participate in the tax-free holiday this weekend.
    Are you looking for the right time to shop for back to school items? If you're a Georgia or Alabama resident, this upcoming weekend will bring the best deals.
    Are you looking for the right time to shop for back to school items? If you're a Georgia or Alabama resident, this upcoming weekend will bring the best deals.
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  • WEATHER: Waterspout Spotted Off the Coast of Tybee Island

    WEATHER: Waterspout Spotted Off the Coast of Tybee Island

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:51:17 GMT
    The National Weather Service confirms that a water spout was spotted off the coast of Tybee Island on Friday morning. The Chatham Count Emergency Management agency says the island did activate its outdoor warning system and cleared the beach.At this time, weather reports do not indicated the waterspout will make landfall, but it is recommended to avoid the beach until the storm has passed.
    The National Weather Service confirms that a water spout was spotted off the coast of Tybee Island on Friday morning. The Chatham Count Emergency Management agency says the island did activate its outdoor warning system and cleared the beach.At this time, weather reports do not indicated the waterspout will make landfall, but it is recommended to avoid the beach until the storm has passed.
  • Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:48:04 GMT
    Facebook image from Dan FlynnFacebook image from Dan Flynn
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
  • Bikini-clad mom of 5 writes viral letter to bullies who mocked her stretch marks

    Bikini-clad mom of 5 writes viral letter to bullies who mocked her stretch marks

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:17:45 GMT
    Tanis Jex-Blake Facebook page photoTanis Jex-Blake Facebook page photo
    A mother of five who was mocked for her stretch marks while sunbathing at the beach has written an open letter to the trio who bullied her. That letter has now gone viral with more than a million likes and 218,000 shares.
    A mother of five who was mocked for her stretch marks while sunbathing at the beach has written an open letter to the trio who bullied her. That letter has now gone viral with more than a million likes and 218,000 shares.
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