Prattville Investigators Search for Jewelry Store Thieves, Believes Suspects Apart of Phenix City, Columbus, Ga. Organized Crime Group

Prattville police are investigating a felony theft at a jewelry store. A search for suspects has expanded to Phenix City and Columbus, Ga
The search expands to Phenix City and Columbus, Ga. due to investigators believing offenders in the felony theft may be part of an organized group operating in that area.

Man Accused of Shooting 5 People in Alabama and Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a 39-year-old man is accused of shooting five people in Alabama and Georgia cities about a mile apart. Police in Columbus, Georgia, says Justin Tyran Roberts was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Monday in Recorders Court in Columbus and faces charges in Phenix City, Alabama. Police say all victims are expected to…

Car Stolen from Columbus, Ga. Wrecked in Montgomery Creek, Driver Not Located

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a single-vehicle crash. The crash reported on Monday, December 28 happened on I-85 south, one mile east of Montgomery. State Troopers say a 2014 Dodge Avenger left the highway and flipped multiple times before landing on its roof in a creek. Troopers were unable to locate a drive of the car after an…

Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ Ships in Demopolis

From the West Alabama Newsroom— A pair of floating museums sailed into the city of Demopolis early Thursday morning. Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ ships — the Nina and the Pinta — are docked at Kingfisher Bay Marina. Both ships are 15th century caravels made entirely of wood. The Nina was built as an exact replica to the original ship used…