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Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

Jun. 13, 2018 1:53 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Two sisters. Two new babies around the same time — again. Piedmont Columbus Regional said in a statement that sisters Mara Meighan and Jennifer Solis went into labor on the same day last week and gave birth nearly at the same time at the hospital's midtown campus in west...

Georgia teen gets 5 years in prison for shoe robbery

Jun. 1, 2018 1:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A judge and prosecutor said Friday that a five-year sentence given to a Georgia teen who stole a pair of pricey shoes was appropriate because a gun was used during the robbery. Dayonn Davis, who was 18 when he was sentenced this week to five years in prison followed by 10 years of...

Gunfire after arena football game leads to player's arrest

Apr. 23, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A National Arena League football player is accused of firing a gun in an arena parking lot as players confronted each other after a game in Columbus, Georgia. Florida's Jacksonville Sharks said in a statement there was an "altercation" between Sharks and Columbus Lions players outside...