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  • Video of deadly Columbus gas station shootout

    Video of deadly Columbus gas station shootout

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:14:23 GMT
    News 3 has obtained surveillance video showing the deadly shootout at a south Columbus gas station a few weeks ago.Police say on July 31st, Chandler Saxton, 35, fired several shots at John Jones, 31, at the Big Cat Gas Station on Buena Vista Road. The video captures the entire incident, from the initial shooting - to the victim returning fire.In court testimony, police say the shooting stemmed from an argument over a woman. Authoritie...
    News 3 has obtained surveillance video showing the deadly shootout at a south Columbus gas station a few weeks ago.Police say on July 31st, Chandler Saxton, 35, fired several shots at John Jones, 31, at the Big Cat Gas Station on Buena Vista Road. The video captures the entire incident, from the initial shooting - to the victim returning fire.In court testimony, police say the shooting stemmed from an argument over a woman. Authoritie...
  • UPDATE: Coroner rules deaths of Columbus mother, baby a homicide

    UPDATE: Coroner rules deaths of Columbus mother, baby a homicide

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:28:15 GMT
    Coroner Buddy Bryan tells News 3 that they are now calling the fire that claimed the life of a Columbus mother and her infant a homicide.As news 3 reported --the bodies of 32-year-old Rosella Mitchell and her 6-month-old boy Dylan Conner- were found in a back bedroom of their Winifred Lane home after a fire around midnight Thursday.Detectives previously told News 3 they were collecting and analyzing evidence from the scene to determine whether accelerants may have been used to start the fire....
    Coroner Buddy Bryan tells News 3 that they are now calling the fire that claimed the life of a Columbus mother and her infant a homicide.As news 3 reported --the bodies of 32-year-old Rosella Mitchell and her 6-month-old boy Dylan Conner- were found in a back bedroom of their Winifred Lane home after a fire around midnight Thursday.Detectives previously told News 3 they were collecting and analyzing evidence from the scene to determine whether accelerants may have been used to start the fire....
  • Chattahoochee Valley “Purge” is an urban legend, police say

    Chattahoochee Valley “Purge” is an urban legend, police say

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:28:17 GMT
    Several police departments across the Chattahoochee Valley are reassuring concerned citizens that there will be no real-life "purge" after a social media campaign spread across Facebook on Tuesday.
    Several police departments across the Chattahoochee Valley are reassuring concerned citizens that there will be no real-life "purge" after a social media campaign spread across Facebook on Tuesday.
  • 2 arrested after teen killed in South Columbus shooting

    2 arrested after teen killed in South Columbus shooting

    Aug 22, 2014 12:16 PM2014-08-22 23:29:41 GMT
    The Columbus Police Department is investigating a death at the intersection of Winston Road and Head Street in South Columbus.
    The Columbus Police Department is investigating a death at the intersection of Winston Road and Head Street in South Columbus.
  • WRBL PrepZone high school football scores

    WRBL PrepZone high school football scores

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:25:30 GMT
    The latest football news from WRBL News 3 sports each Friday night at 11:15p et on The PrepZone.The latest football news from WRBL News 3 sports each Friday night at 11:15p et on The PrepZone.

    Latest in-game and final high school football scores from across the Chattahoochee River valley area.

    Latest in-game and final high school football scores from across the Chattahoochee River valley area.

  • Baby, mother found dead after "suspicious" Columbus house fire

    Baby, mother found dead after "suspicious" Columbus house fire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:40:04 GMT
    A mother and her baby were killed in a house fire in Columbus early Thursday morning.
    A mother and her baby were killed in a house fire in Columbus early Thursday morning.
  • Pedestrian struck and killed on 13th Street bridge

    Pedestrian struck and killed on 13th Street bridge

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:29:34 GMT
    Courtesy Google MapsCourtesy Google Maps
    Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on a bridge in Columbus.
    Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on a bridge in Columbus.
  • Former Russell Co. HS band director accused of having sex with students

    Former Russell Co. HS band director accused of having sex with students

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:15:20 GMT
    Authorities tell News 3’s sister station WKRG that Jeffery Gainous, the former band director at Russell County High School from 2005-2008, was arrested Wednesday for having inappropriate sexual contact with at least 8 high school girls over the last three years during his time at T.R. Miller High School in Brewton, Alabama.
    Authorities tell News 3’s sister station WKRG that Jeffery Gainous, the former band director at Russell County High School from 2005-2008, was arrested Wednesday for having inappropriate sexual contact with at least 8 high school girls over the last three years during his time at T.R. Miller High School in Brewton, Alabama.
  • PREPZONE, Alabama: Week Zero

    PREPZONE, Alabama: Week Zero

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:35:36 GMT
    "Week Zero" of Alabama high school football is in the books.
    "Week Zero" of Alabama high school football is in the books.
  • Cousin arraigned in murder of Russell County teen

    Cousin arraigned in murder of Russell County teen

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-15 15:24:22 GMT
    Christian Grissom, accused of killing his 19-year-old cousin in Russell County on August 8, made his first Alabama court appearance Friday after returning from New York.Christian Grissom, accused of killing his 19-year-old cousin in Russell County on August 8, made his first Alabama court appearance Friday after returning from New York.
    Christian Grissom, the man accused of murdering his second cousin Keonte Chavis before fleeing to New York, was arranged this morning in a Russell County courtroom on one count murder.
    Christian Grissom, the man accused of murdering his second cousin Keonte Chavis before fleeing to New York, was arranged this morning in a Russell County courtroom on one count murder.
  • Man wanted for stealing more televisions from Phenix City Walmart

    Man wanted for stealing more televisions from Phenix City Walmart

    Monday, August 4 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-08-04 15:10:33 GMT
    Police are trying to identify a suspect who they say commited a second theft after stealing TVs from Walmart.Police are trying to identify a suspect who they say commited a second theft after stealing TVs from Walmart.
    Phenix City police are searching for a suspect who they say committed a second theft after stealing televisions from Walmart.
    Phenix City police are searching for a suspect who they say committed a second theft after stealing televisions from Walmart.
  • PREPZONE, Georgia: Week Zero

    PREPZONE, Georgia: Week Zero

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:32:13 GMT
    "Week Zero" of Georgia high school football is in the books.
    "Week Zero" of Georgia high school football is in the books.
  • New Website Launches with Key Information on CPAs in Greensboro NC

    New Website Launches with Key Information on CPAs in Greensboro NC

    New website with up-to-date information on Tax Preparation and Tax Accounting has been launched by Greensboro Accountant. The company is encouraging visitors to visit the site to leave feedback for future...
    New website with up-to-date information on Tax Preparation and Tax Accounting has been launched by Greensboro Accountant. The company is encouraging visitors to visit the site to leave feedback for future improvements and...
  • WRBL: News 3 Live Stream

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    Watch "News 3 Midday" live on your computer and smartphone
  • Columbus police officer attacked in Smiths Station again

    Columbus police officer attacked in Smiths Station again

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:54:21 GMT
    The same Columbus police officer was attacked near his home in Smiths Station for the second time in two months, authorities confirm to WRBL News 3.
    The same Columbus police officer was attacked near his home in Smiths Station for the second time in two months, authorities confirm to WRBL News 3.
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  • Woman Gives Birth To Baby Weighing Over 19 Pounds

    Woman Gives Birth To Baby Weighing Over 19 Pounds

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:39:10 GMT
    Photo of Akbar Risuddin, a 19.2 pound baby who was born in Indonesia. (Credit: Associated Press)Photo of Akbar Risuddin, a 19.2 pound baby who was born in Indonesia. (Credit: Associated Press)
    A woman in Indonesia's has given birth to the country's heaviest-ever newborn.
    A woman in Indonesia's has given birth to the country's heaviest-ever newborn.
  • Savannah Man Wanted in Connection to Teen's Murder

    Savannah Man Wanted in Connection to Teen's Murder

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:16:14 GMT
    18-year-old Jo'Andre Robbins18-year-old Jo'Andre Robbins
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are requesting the public's help in locating a Savannah man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old teen in the Carver Village last area Saturday night.
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are requesting the public's help in locating a Savannah man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old teen in the Carver Village last area Saturday night.
  • Teen Charged in Businessman's Shooting

    Teen Charged in Businessman's Shooting

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:58:08 GMT
    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting and robbery earlier this month along Waters Avenue.
    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting and robbery earlier this month along Waters Avenue.
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