During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. Watney, however, has survived and has to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. The movie won a Golden Globes award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.
Teddy the Shih Tzu ran out through an open gate in 2010, and his Phoenix, Arizona, family thought he was gone forever. Then came a call from the Russell County Animal Shelter. Teddy had a chip, and a Phoenix phone number. Lay Sisamouth traveled to Phenix City to bring Teddy home after seven years
Local entertainer, comedian, and cancer survivor Sam Beman has become known locally for his characterization of the Grinch. Beman and his sidekick Bubba the Elf( Donterrius Ruff) visited Midtown Medical Center Thursday afternoon, bringing smiles to staff and patients. He also got a few startled responses from some of the younger patients.
Isiah Harper, a local author and Northside High School teacher, joined others Friday morning in a reading of his poem "My River Valley" during an 'unveiling' ceremony where Together 2017 announced a $139,000 investment in projects for the Columbus/Phenix City/Fort Benning region. Harper was commissioned to create a poem about the community that will serve as the inspiration for four artists to paint murals based on lines from the poem. Garry Pound, Sally Bradley, Najee Dorsey and Butch Anthony are the artists selected for the project.
Thousands of toy-related injuries are treated in emergency rooms nationwide each year. So, when you're out shopping for the perfect gift to tuck under the tree, think safety first. Here are tips to keep little ones happy and out of the ER.
Columbus police were called to Ballard Way Apartments at 5600 Hunter Road around 2:30 a.m. Nov. 17 to investigate a shooting. They found Javion Shorter on the staircase of Building 14 suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen and left arm. It was his 18th birthday.Police Cpl. Sherman Hayes said the victim gave a statement to police in which he identified the shooter, but authorities declined to release the name. Shorter died two days later at Midtown Medical Center, said Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley.
Comedian and entertainer Sam Beman, dressed as the Grinch, entertained staff and children at the Children's Hospital at Columbus Regional's Midtown Medical Center Thursday afternoon. Beman portrayed The Grinch in Seussical The Musical years ago, and has since played the character outside of theater. Beman shares a few insider tips on how to get a good "Grinch Face."
Susan and John Dixon adopted Marvin about 10 years ago when their son, Alex, was 10 and daughter Cara was 8. They gave him up for adoption soon after. Recently they got a call from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Control after their name was retrieved on Marvin’s chip after someone dropped him off at the shelter. The family decided to re-adopt Marvin and are now happily living together again.
This episode of the Cop Shop Podcast, our audio journey into Macon-area police report oddities, includes the story of an attack on an Uber driver. This episode also features a hoe attack. Another segment tells of a man beaten with a rake.