Category Archives: Local News

Martin Army Hospital opens new $500M facility

Fort Benning’s new Martin Army Community hospital opens its doors to patients days from now. Today, we got a look inside the multi-million dollar facility as part of a ribbon cutting ceremony. News Leader Nine’s Tyrone McCoy

The Police Academy tough, intense process

Some may believe a random person is picked off the street, handed a gun, handcuffs, and a badge and set loose on the public. However, local authorities say becoming a member of law enforcement is not as

The Police Academy tough, intense process

Some may believe a random person is picked off the street, handed a gun, handcuffs, and a badge and set loose on the public. However, local authorities say becoming a member of law enforcement is not as

Most Wanted: Willie Boddie

The area around Martin Luther King Blvd. in Columbus is the last known location 60-year-old Willie Boddie was spotted. Wanted for probation violation, Boddie according to police is no stranger to crime.

“Godfather” of dog fighting ring sentenced

An Auburn man deemed the “godfather” of high-stakes dog fighting and criminal conspiracy was sentenced to eight years in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins. Animal rights groups say the judge is sending a historic

“Godfather” of dog fighting ring sentenced

An Auburn man deemed the “godfather” of high-stakes dog fighting and criminal conspiracy was sentenced to eight years in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins. Animal rights groups say the judge is sending a historic

Councilman “Red” McDaniel laid to rest

Longtime Columbus councilman C.E. “Red” McDaniel was laid to rest Friday afternoon on Nov. 7 at First Baptist Church on 12th Street in Columbus. He served on council for nearly 40 years.

Councilman “Red” McDaniel laid to rest

Longtime Columbus councilman C.E. “Red” McDaniel was laid to rest Friday afternoon on Nov. 7 at First Baptist Church on 12th Street in Columbus. He served on council for nearly 40 years.

News 9 MD: Attacking superbugs

More than 70,000 Americans will die each year from an infection they caught in the hospital. Superbugs have invaded hospitals and proved difficult to treat.