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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 ( that 57-year-old John Dunnivant of Lanett, Alabama, was working in...
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...
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.
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.
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.