News

 

Columbus firefighters and police are looking for clues at a

house fire that occurred overnight on Winifred Lane.  The

scene is being treated as a crime scene.

 

Jurors in the trial of Kareem Lane are preparing for the trial

to begin next week.  Lane is accused of killing former

Muscogee County School Superintendent Jim Burns more

than 20 years ago.

 

Columbus unemployment was 9.1% in July.

 

Sports

 

Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball in the outfield in

the ninth inning and that set up a late comeback for the

Pirates and ended up on top 3-2.

 

During the NFL’s preseason games, there have been a lot

more penalties called than usual.

 

Mo’ne Davis allowed 3 runs against Las Vegas including a

2-run homer in the semi-finals of the Little League World

Series.

 

Tony Stewart will not race this weekend at Bristol Motor

Speedway.