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Opelika Man Hospitalized another in Custody after Early Morning Shooting

A man has been hospitalized after a non-life-threatening gunshot wound early Tuesday morning. According to Opelika Police, at 1:36 a.m. they received calls of gunshots in the 2200 Block of Star Street. There police found the suspect barricaded in a shed but the victim was found over a mile away at Whataburger on 2501 Gateway Drive. He was transported to…

Woman Accused of Setting Fire to Her Mother’s House

A 51-year-old woman has been accused of setting fire to her mother’s house while the woman was still inside. Montgomery Fire and Rescue spokesman Sgt. O.J. Whiting says that 51-year-old Mary Marie Caldwell was arrested and charged with first-degree arson on Tuesday. Authorities say Caldwell set the rear of her mother’s house on fire Monday night, causing “moderate damage.” There…