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Two DFCS employees accused of hiding reports of child abuse because they failed to investigate are back on the job.
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A guilty plea hearing for a Columbus teenager charged with vehicular homicide was cancelled today in Superior Court so the vehicle he was driving can be inspected, his attorney said.
<![CDATA[COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) -- A western Georgia man who called his ex-girlfriend from jail to talk about the Iron Bowl game has been charged with stalking. The Ledger-Enquirer of Columbus reports 48-year-old Michael Marshall's 51-year-old girlfriend filed a yearlong restraining order against him after he was arrested for a DUI and other traffic violations earlier this month. Marshall appeared in Muscogee County Recorder's Court Thursday and said he thought the call last Saturday would be a nice gesture. Marshall told the court, he "just called to say War Eagle. It was an incredible game." The judge set Marshall's bond at $5,000.
Columbus police have charged two suspects in connection with a series of robberies at convenience stores in which an M-16 assault-type rifle was used.
Contributing to the communities in which it does business has earned Columbus-based TSYS a spot in “The Civic 50,” a list that includes corporate heavyweights 3M, FedEx, General Electric and Microsoft.
According to officials, Bobby Williams forced his way into a unit at the Eagles Trace Apartments on Torch Hill Road around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Two teens were arrested and charged with marijuana possession Wednesday following a dispute at Hallie Turner Private School, according to a Columbus police report.
News Leader 9 was on the scene after a Lee County Sheriff Deputy's vehicle crashed at Woodruff Farm Road and London Street in Columbus.
FILE PHOTOS/Ledger-EnquirerThis recreation of the USS Water Witch at the National Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus is visible from Victory Drive.
Columbus Police have arrested another suspect wanted in connection to a large burglary ring suspected to be operating in north and east Columbus, police said Wednesday.
The ordinance will ban the sale of e-cigarettes to people younger than 18, restrict e-cigarette use to areas where tobacco smoking is allowed, and specify how those products are displayed.
On the day her son was born on June 13, Rebekka McNeil of Columbus made a promise to turn her life around.
Lee County, Ala., deputies chased burglary suspects from the Smiths Station area, across the Chattahoochee River all the way into east Columbus, Sheriff Jay Jones said just after 4 p.m. Jones said the chase ended at Gleason Avenue and London Street in Columbus, just off Woodruff Farm Road.