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Montgomery police investigate Norman Bridge Road shooting

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Montgomery police investigate Norman Bridge Road shooting 2017-04-03T19:42:39Z Montgomery police and fire medics attend to a shooting victim. (Source: WSFA 12 News) MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Monday afternoon in the 3700 block of Norman Bridge Road. Police spokeswoman Capt. Regina Duckett said a man suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. She said the circumstances remain under investigation. No arrests have been made at this point. Monday, April 3 2017 2:37 PM EDT 2017-04-03 18:37:19 GMT (Source: Auburn Police Department) Monday, April…

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Southeast storms bring new dangers moving east; at least 4 killed – FOX NEWS WEATHER CENTER

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April 3, 2017 5 A powerful storm system tearing through the Southeast killed a fifth person Monday after it flipped a mobile home in South Carolina, emergency officials announced. The storm could still unleash tornadoes and powerful wind gusts Monday from parts of Georgia to the Carolinas, forecasters have warned. In Whitmire, S.C., an hour’s drive northwest of Columbia, the storms flipped the mobile home multiple times, killing a man inside, Union County Sheriff David Taylor told Fox Carolina . I-85 COLLAPSE: CREWS RAZING FALLEN HIGHWAY OVERPASS IN ATLANTA Johnny…

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Slain student’s parents ask pope to raise case

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The family of an Italian graduate student tortured to death in Egypt is urging Pope Francis to seek information about the case during his upcoming visit to Cairo. The parents of Giulio Regeni made the appeal Monday at the Italian Senate on the same day the Vatican released details of Francis’ April 28-29 trip, which includes a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Mother Paola Regeni recalled a “short but intense meeting” with Francis last year and said the family was certain that the pope “won’t forget about Giulio during…

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The Latest: Mobile home flips in SC, killing 1

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the southern United States (all times local): — 5:15 p.m. South Carolina officials say a mobile home flipped during severe storms that swept through the South, killing a person. The administrative assistant to Union County Sheriff David Taylor says the person killed Monday afternoon hasn't been identified. Kim Bailey also says the National Weather Service hasn't confirmed a tornado touched down, although she says the county emergency services officials believe that's what caused the mobile home to flip. Bailey…

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Paul DePodesta: The Brain Behind the Browns Rebuild

Paul DePodesta: The Brain Behind the Browns Rebuild Sports Illustrated 14 hrs ago Peter King © Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images After a career in baseball front offices, Paul DePodesta switched sports and took on the role of Chief Strategy Officer for the Browns in 2016. PHOENIX – Paul DePodesta, the Cleveland Browns’ trump card on the rest of the NFL. Nice fellow. Harvard guy, and, to his credit, doesn’t intimidate you with his Ivy League brain. Fifteen months into the new job after two decades with five Major League Baseball…

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KU’s Frank Mason adds to award haul with NABC player of year

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April 2, 2017 10:37 PM KU’s Frank Mason adds to award haul with NABC player of year NW Missouri State’s Ben McCollum is NABC coach of year 1:22 Frank Mason on KU career: ‘I’ll be a Jayhawk forever’ 33:44 Breaking down the end of KU basketball season and looking ahead to 2017-18 1:16 Bill Self on his father’s influence 1:34 Locker room interviews: KU players speak about loss to Oregon 2:29 Uniting States of marijuana: the country’s evolving laws on cannabis 2:20 Grandma of KCK boy fed to pigs recites…

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Ex-financial adviser guilty of defrauding Tim Duncan

Ex-financial adviser guilty of defrauding Tim Duncan – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports Member Center: About WTVM Ex-financial adviser guilty of defrauding Tim Duncan SAN ANTONIO (AP) – An ex-financial adviser to retired San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan has pleaded guilty in a multimillion-dollar fraud case and faces up to 20 years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old Charles Banks of Atlanta pleaded guilty Monday in San Antonio to one count of wire fraud. Investigators say Banks manipulated Duncan – identified in court documents as “T.D.” -into guaranteeing…

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Cabrera, Syndergaard lead Mets past Braves 6-0 in opener

Cabrera, Syndergaard lead Mets past Braves 6-0 in opener – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports Member Center: Cabrera, Syndergaard lead Mets past Braves 6-0 in opener By MIKE FITZPATRICKAP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Asdrubal Cabrera snapped a scoreless tie with a seventh-inning single and the New York Mets broke through following a pivotal replay reversal to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in their season opener Monday. Noah Syndergaard struck out seven in his first opening day start for New York, the only blemish a blister on the…

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Southeast storms: Fifth person reported dead as severe weather moves east

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Southeast storms: Fifth person reported dead as severe weather moves east A powerful storm system tearing through the Southeast killed a fifth person Monday after it flipped a mobile home in South Carolina, emergency officials announced. The storm could still unleash tornadoes and powerful wind gusts Monday from parts of Georgia to the Carolinas, forecasters have warned. In Whitmire, S.C., an hour’s drive northwest of Columbia, the storms flipped the mobile home multiple times, killing a man inside, Union County Sheriff David Taylor told Fox Carolina . I-85 COLLAPSE: CREWS…

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5 things to know tonight: How drivers are dealing with I-85 collapse,

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1. Drivers dealing with commute after I-85 collapse. By many accounts, driving on the first Monday morning after the bridge collapse wasn’t as bad as some imagined. [ Read more ] 2. Stormy weather strikes metro Atlanta. Tornado warnings, downed trees and power outages were reported in the area as severe weather moved through. [ Read more ] 3. Braves drop season opener to Mets. The Braves failed to score and wasted a strong Julio Teheran performance before the bullpen came apart in a 6-0 opening-day loss at Citi Field….

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Neglected US civil rights church is returned to its glory

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A 19th century church in Tennessee that fell into disrepair despite the notable role it played in the civil rights movement is now being resurrected. With its tall tower and multicolored stained glass windows, the Clayborn Temple in downtown Memphis was the home base for the sanitation workers strike that brought civil rights leader Martin Luther King. Jr. to the city 49 years ago. It was the starting point for the March 28, 1968 march led by King, a rally that turned violent when police and protesters clashed on the…

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Atlanta faces toughest test after fallen highway overpass

Atlanta faces toughest test after fallen highway overpass By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) – Commuters are bracing for big rush hour traffic jams and delays at the start of their first full work week since the fiery collapse of a major Atlanta interstate bridge. The Southeast’s largest city is facing a tough test starting Monday as crews remove a crumpled span of Interstate 85 that collapsed in a fierce fire late last week. Officials pledged after Thursday’s collapse of the 350-foot section of bridge that a replacement bridge…

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Oprah Winfrey chosen to speak at Agnes Scott graduation

About WTVM Oprah Winfrey chosen to speak at Agnes Scott graduation DECATUR, Ga. (AP) – Oprah Winfrey has been chosen as the keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony at Agnes Scott College in suburban Atlanta. Officials at the private liberal arts school announced Monday that Winfrey will receive an honorary degree during the May 13 ceremony. Winfrey hosted the popular talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for 25 years, she runs her own cable network, OWN, and is the founder of “O, The Oprah Magazine.” Winfrey earned an Academy-Award nomination…

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The Latest: Woman dies in Mississippi storm during 911 call

The Latest: Forecast postpones party for national champs – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports Member Center: The Latest: Forecast postpones party for national champs BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – The Latest on severe weather in the southern United States (all times local): 5 p.m. The possibility of severe weather has postponed a welcome home party for South Carolina’s national championship women’s basketball team. The university had planned a celebration Monday afternoon in Columbia to honor head coach Dawn Staley and her team. Weather forecasts prompted the school to initially…

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The Latest: Drivers hit Atlanta roads after bridge collapse

The Latest: Official says storage under roads to be reviewed – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports Member Center: About WTVM The Latest: Official says storage under roads to be reviewed ATLANTA (AP) – The latest on commuters facing traffic challenge after fiery collapse of a major Atlanta interstate bridge. (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Georgia Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry says his department will be evaluating “all things” including its storage policies, after the fiery collapse of a major Atlanta interstate bridge. Authorities said the fire was started by a…

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Feds: new rules would protect threatened dusky sharks

Feds: new rules would protect threatened dusky sharks – WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports Member Center: About WTVM Feds: new rules would protect threatened dusky sharks PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The federal government is releasing new rules designed to protect threatened dusky sharks from being accidentally killed by fishermen. Dusky sharks are large sharks that are down to about 20 percent of their 1970s population off the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico. The proposal includes measures such as requiring some fishermen to use certain kinds of gear that…

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Historical marker dedicated to MLK at Memphis airport

The Latest on severe weather in the Southern United States (all times local): More >> The Latest on severe weather in the Southern United States (all times local): More >> Historical marker dedicated to MLK at Memphis airport A yearlong series of events taking place ahead of the 50th anniversary of The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, has kicked off with the unveiling of a historical marker… More >> A yearlong series of events taking place ahead of the 50th anniversary of The Rev. Martin Luther…

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Suspect captured after motorcycle wreck, meth confiscation

About WTVM Suspect captured after motorcycle wreck, meth confiscation CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) – Cullman County authorities say a weekend high speed chase ended when a suspect wrecked his motorcycle – leading to his arrest and the seizing of nearly four ounces of methamphetamine. WBRC-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2oRzU3h ) that the chase occurred Saturday. Sheriff Matt Centry said patrol deputies were chasing 33-year-old Robert Calvin Mullins when the wreck occurred. The suspect ran into some woods but was captured with tracking dogs. Mullins was being held Monday on $1 million bail…

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The Latest: Forecast postpones party for national champs

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The Latest on severe weather in the southern United States (all times local): 5 p.m. The possibility of severe weather has postponed a welcome home party for South Carolina’s national championship women’s basketball team. The university had planned a celebration Monday afternoon in Columbia to honor head coach Dawn Staley and her team. Weather forecasts prompted the school to initially push the event to Monday evening before postponing it altogether. The school says it will announce details of the rescheduled celebration later this week. The city has announced a parade…

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(UPDATE) Baseball: Weather causing changes for key region matchups; standings as of April 3

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By Jeff Hart Sports Reporter Gainesville’s Jay Hinshaw pitches in a game for the Red Elephants earlier this season. photo: Bobby Escoe Contact Editor With Spring Break comes a somewhat lighter schedule than in most weeks but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some supremely important matchups during the week. Perhaps the biggest matchup during the break will be Jefferson and Oconee County opening a three-game series in Jefferson on Monday in a battle for first place in Region 8-AAAA. ( NOTES: The weather rolling into the area on Monday has…

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