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Truck carrying explosives crashes on Georgia interstate

...Authorities say a passenger in the truck -- the only vehicle involved in the crash -- suffered minor injuries. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports the semi's fuel tank was punctured in the crash. There were no reports of any explosives igniting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-12/truck-carrying-explosives-crashes-g
Miss Georgia winner crowned

...crowned Saturday night at the Miss Georgia pageant at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Columbus. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Cantrell won the talent competition for her opera performance. First runner-up was Miss Capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-21/miss-georgia-winner-crowned
Across the region

...felony escape charge.Police first encountered McKenzie after being called to a possible domestic dispute, The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported.McKenzie was shackled and put into a police cruiser after authorities discovered an outstanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-28/across-region
Ga. man charged in sex with corpse

...have charged a homeless man with performing a sex act on a woman's body at a funeral home in Columbus.The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports 26-year-old Domonique Smith is charged with necrophilia.Capt. Gordon Griswould says Smith was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-13/ga-man-charged-sex-corpse
Defending state champions take out Lakeside in volleyball playoffs

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Defending state champion Columbus cruised to a three-set sweep (25-13, 25-13, 25-9) of visiting Lakeside in the second round of the Class AAAAA volleyball tournament.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-10-21/defending-state-champ
Asphyxia killed Kia plant worker

...worker's breath was cut off due to the weight that was on him. West Point Police Chief Tony Bailey tells The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (http://bit.ly/1BVVKBP) that 57-year-old John Dunnivant of Lanett, Alabama, was working in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-09/asphyxia-killed-kia-plant-wo
Ga. student found with teacher's stolen Mercedes

...student stole his 68-year-old teacher's 2014 E350 Mercedes after he found the key on her desk Wednesday, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports.Corvan Moody faced theft by taking a motor vehicle charges during a Friday Recorder's Court hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-06/ga-student-found-teachers-st
Fire takes historic Georgia house

COLUMBUS, Ga. -A Sunday morning fire destroyed the last remaining Chattahoochee riverfront mansion between Columbus and the Gulf of Mexico.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/fire-claims-west-georgia-lan
Across Georgia

CARROLLTON, Ga. - A police detective says one of three suspects accused in the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old west Georgia boy intended to kill a rival gang member who lived in the same apartment complex.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-13/across-georgia
Parents: Newborn conjoined twins have died in Georgia

...extra time with them that some parents don't have," Robin Hamby said in the video.Michael Hamby told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer that the boys will be cremated and a memorial service will be planned later.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-06/parents-newborn-conjoined-twi