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Georgia State Trooper fired, arrested after officer-involved shooting
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SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia State Trooper was charged and arrested Friday following an officer-involved shooting during a traffic stop in Screven County, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. 27-year-old Jacob Gordon Thompson was fired from his position within DPS after being taken in custody in connection to the August 7 shooting.  
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GEORGIA (WRBL) – Georgia’s ongoing fight against the spread of coronavirus continues as the number of cases climbs and state officials work on plans to reopen the state in stages, following guidance from the White House and other health officials. As of the most recent update on COVID-19 cases by the Georgia Department of Public Health, 19,399 cases have been confirmed statewide, with 3,703 hospitalized for treatment, and 775 dead to the virus. Those numbers have risen from the cases reported in an update earlier this afternoon, in the first of the GaDPH’s twice-daily coronavirus releases. Locally, there are 229 cases of COVID-19 in Columbus, with 45 in Harris County, 100 in Troup County, a
Devastation Hits Columbus
The Emergency Relief And Community Disaster Response Team: -My Black Has A Purpose-Metropolitan Baptist Church-Davis Broadcasting-Urban League Young Professionals-Community Warriors-MONEYBOYTV.COM;and many concerned citizens of the community The DAYS INN and the LAQUINTA INN on Macon Rd is where the displaced are housed.  
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2020 / 10:41 AM EDT/ Updated: May 3, 2020 / 11:45 AM EDT COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) – Columbus Police are investigating a stabbing that happened late Saturday night. Police say the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 2000 block of Cusseta Road. Police say they r by: Shaquira Speaks Posted: May 3, esponded to a call at Elizabeth Canty apartments in reference to a large gathering. When they two officers arrived, they learned that an individual had been stabbed in the head. As of now, there have been no arrests. News 3 is awaiting more information.   Warning! This video content maybe to explicit to watch. EXCLUSIVE VIDEO FOOTAGE CLICK TO WATCH  
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by: Shaquira Speaks Posted: May 3, 2020 / 10:32 AM EDT/ Updated: May 3, 2020 / 11:46 AM EDT COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) – Columbus Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting. Police say the shooting occurred between 3:50 a.m. and 4:15 a.m.in the 3000 block of Buena Vista Road. News 3 is awaiting to see how many victims were involved and the extent of their injuries. We are also working to see how many suspects are involved. Stay with us. Source WRBL 3 Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
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Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Raw Video: Black Jogger Chased And Shot To Death By Father And Son In Georgia   A black Georgia man was chased, shot and killed while jogging more than two months ago, and his family is calling for justice. Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was jogging in a Brunswick neighborhood on February 23 when a man and his son chased him down, telling police later that they thought he looked like the suspect in a series of recent break-ins in the area. There have been no charges against the father and son involved in the incident, former police officer Gregory McMichael and his son Travis. Click To Watch the Video
George Floyd, good and bad police officers, and the things on which we can all agree
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Fort Worth protesters gathered outside the Tarrant County Courthouse on Wednesday to protest police brutality against people of color, several describe what change looks like for them. BY YFFY YOSSIFOR  
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  Police in Columbus, GA say a 1-year-old girl was in critical condition Wednesday after she was wounded in a shooting allegedly involving a relative. The shooting happened at 636 Sixth Ave., police said. More from The Ledger-Enquirer: Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2CYFZ7k Twitter: https://twitter.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ Website: https://www.ledger-enquirer.com/ Digital news subscription: http://bit.ly/2OVsBpq
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The poetry of seven young writers is featured at this year’s ”Stretching the Truth” show. Two performances are scheduled for July 10 and 11 at the National Civil War Naval Museum, 1002 Victory Drive. Shows are at 6:30 p.m. each day, and are outside. More from The Ledger-Enquirer:
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Felicia Atkins, mother of Quincy Atkins, answers questions from the media on May 7, 2020 outside of Columbus Recorder’s Court after a hearing for Tyshaun Sylvester, 23. Sylvester is facing a murder charge in connection with the murder of Atkins' son. More from The Ledger-Enquirer:
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Georgia State Trooper fired, arrested after officer-involved shooting
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SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia State Trooper was charged and arrested Friday following an officer-involved shooting during a traffic stop in Screven County, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. 27-year-old Jacob Gordon Thompson was fired from his position within DPS after being taken in custody in connection to the August 7 shooting.  
Devastation Hits Columbus
The Emergency Relief And Community Disaster Response Team: -My Black Has A Purpose-Metropolitan Baptist Church-Davis Broadcasting-Urban League Young Professionals-Community Warriors-MONEYBOYTV.COM;and many concerned citizens of the community The DAYS INN and the LAQUINTA INN on Macon Rd is where the displaced are housed.  
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Felicia Atkins, mother of Quincy Atkins, answers questions from the media on May 7, 2020 outside of Columbus Recorder’s Court after a hearing for Tyshaun Sylvester, 23. Sylvester is facing a murder charge in connection with the murder of Atkins' son. More from The Ledger-Enquirer:
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The poetry of seven young writers is featured at this year’s ”Stretching the Truth” show. Two performances are scheduled for July 10 and 11 at the National Civil War Naval Museum, 1002 Victory Drive. Shows are at 6:30 p.m. each day, and are outside. More from The Ledger-Enquirer:
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  Police in Columbus, GA say a 1-year-old girl was in critical condition Wednesday after she was wounded in a shooting allegedly involving a relative. The shooting happened at 636 Sixth Ave., police said. More from The Ledger-Enquirer: Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2CYFZ7k Twitter: https://twitter.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ Website: https://www.ledger-enquirer.com/ Digital news subscription: http://bit.ly/2OVsBpq
George Floyd, good and bad police officers, and the things on which we can all agree
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Fort Worth protesters gathered outside the Tarrant County Courthouse on Wednesday to protest police brutality against people of color, several describe what change looks like for them. BY YFFY YOSSIFOR  
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Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Raw Video: Black Jogger Chased And Shot To Death By Father And Son In Georgia   A black Georgia man was chased, shot and killed while jogging more than two months ago, and his family is calling for justice. Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was jogging in a Brunswick neighborhood on February 23 when a man and his son chased him down, telling police later that they thought he looked like the suspect in a series of recent break-ins in the area. There have been no charges against the father and son involved in the incident, former police officer Gregory McMichael and his son Travis. Click To Watch the Video
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by: Shaquira Speaks Posted: May 3, 2020 / 10:32 AM EDT/ Updated: May 3, 2020 / 11:46 AM EDT COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) – Columbus Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting. Police say the shooting occurred between 3:50 a.m. and 4:15 a.m.in the 3000 block of Buena Vista Road. News 3 is awaiting to see how many victims were involved and the extent of their injuries. We are also working to see how many suspects are involved. Stay with us. Source WRBL 3 Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
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2020 / 10:41 AM EDT/ Updated: May 3, 2020 / 11:45 AM EDT COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) – Columbus Police are investigating a stabbing that happened late Saturday night. Police say the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 2000 block of Cusseta Road. Police say they r by: Shaquira Speaks Posted: May 3, esponded to a call at Elizabeth Canty apartments in reference to a large gathering. When they two officers arrived, they learned that an individual had been stabbed in the head. As of now, there have been no arrests. News 3 is awaiting more information.   Warning! This video content maybe to explicit to watch. EXCLUSIVE VIDEO FOOTAGE CLICK TO WATCH  
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GEORGIA (WRBL) – Georgia’s ongoing fight against the spread of coronavirus continues as the number of cases climbs and state officials work on plans to reopen the state in stages, following guidance from the White House and other health officials. As of the most recent update on COVID-19 cases by the Georgia Department of Public Health, 19,399 cases have been confirmed statewide, with 3,703 hospitalized for treatment, and 775 dead to the virus. Those numbers have risen from the cases reported in an update earlier this afternoon, in the first of the GaDPH’s twice-daily coronavirus releases. Locally, there are 229 cases of COVID-19 in Columbus, with 45 in Harris County, 100 in Troup County, a
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