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Obama speaks out about death of teen boy

The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was shot and killed recently by a neighborhood watch captain, has sparked an outrage across the country. Now, President Obama is speaking out and calling for some "soul-searching."

Court continued today for the Thomas Grooms murder trial. This morning, the jury watched part of a video recording of Grooms' field sobriety test. What else happened in the courtroom? Click here for the latest updates.

A man from Columbus County is facing murder charges after being involved in a fatal accident that happened yesterday. Keep in mind, you can check out crime news anytime on the Law Connect section of WECT.com.

Ever wanted to run in a 5K, but wanted to save your money and not have to pay a registration fee? This weekend, you have the chance to participate in one for free. To find out how, click here.

Be sure to join us tonight starting at 5:00! We'll have more on why a local commissioner may have hit a snag in filing a discrimination claim; a children's toy that's shaking things up in the world of politics; a pet that landed in a sticky situation today and much more.

Have a great weekend!

-Frances Weller

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