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Albany man in critical condition after assault

Larry Roger Sparks Jr. was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an incident that left 33-year-old Angel Hernandez in critical condition Saturday. (APD Photo) FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave ALBANY - A 33-year-old Albany man remained in critical condition Tuesday after being attacked outs

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-03-20 19:13:00

Man dies from suspected overdose

Photo provided by Thomasville Narcotics/Vice Division Multiple opiates were recovered from the scene of a suspected overdose at a Tisha Cooper Road residence Sunday morning. THOMASVILLE - An Albany man died Sunday morning from a suspected overdose, according to law enforcement. Wesley Reynolds, 39


Harlem Globetrotters coming to Albany Civic Center

Southwest Georgia basketball fans are in for a real treat Wednesday night. The Harlem Globetrotters are coming back to the Albany Civic Center. For years, the Globetrotters have been known for providing family fun. "It's a really good family event that the Globetrotters are very interactive with th

WALB 10 - 2018-03-21 03:42:53

Police arrest suspect in March 4 fight

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Moultrie woman who is a suspect in a March 4 fight in which her opponent received a cut to the shoulder was taken into custody on Sunday. Tanika Twon Hightower, 35, 618 Fourth Court N.W., was charged with aggravated assault on an arrest warrant taken the day after the incident at 2

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 00:06:00

Albany beekeeper removes massive beehive from EMS station

A master beekeeper in Albany removed hundreds of honeybees that were swarming on the ground behind a Dougherty County EMS station. Dale Richter has been busy as a bee removing nests of bees popping up across Southwest Georgia, and Monday he received an odd call protecting first responders. In the v

WALB 10 - 2018-03-21 03:54:25

MISSING TEEN: Albany Police are seeking 14-year-old boy with autism

ALBANY, GA (WTXL) - Albany Police are seeking Tadarian Tuff, a 14-year-old boy who has autism. When Tuff's mother last saw him, about 10 p.m. Sunday at their Meadows Drive home, he was wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweat pants, white t-shirt and black sandals. He may have a black Under Armor backpack

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-19 10:48:00

Lady Canes ties series with Albany state with 11-0 victory

Lady Canes celebrate with Hayley Tierce after her solo homerun (Source: WALB) AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - Albany State drove to Americus Tuesday to take on the Georgia Southwestern Lady Canes in a double header. The Lady Rams took the first meeting with a 5 - 1 victory over the Canes but dropped the seco

WALB 10 - 2018-03-21 01:59:11

APD releases dashcam of dangerous chase

New Albany Police dashcam footage shows a high-speed chase that saw a suspect fire at officers. The chase started after officers responded to calls about a burglary on Willard Avenue. They spotted Dexter Seigler, 41, who took off in a Honda Accord. The chase ended on the 1100 block of West Whitney A

WALB 10 - 2018-03-20 18:40:37

APD searching for teen with autism

Albany Police has issued a lookout for a missing teen with autism. 14-year-old Tadarian Tuff was last seen around 10 p.m. Sunday at his Meadows Drive home by his mother. He was wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweat pants & black shoes. He may be carrying a black Under Armor backpack. Tuff is verbal and


Autistic boy reported missing in East Albany

UPDATE: Officials with the APD report that Tuff was found walking on the 200 block of Philema Road around 12:25 p.m. He appears to be fine but is being evaluated. UPDATE: Officials with the APD report that Tuff was found walking on the 200 block of Philema Road around 12:25 p.m. He appears to be fi

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-03-19 13:26:00

UPDATE: Missing teen with autism found, safe

Albany Police had been on the lookout for a missing teen with autism, and luckily, he was found, safe. Tadarian Tuff was found walking in the 200 block of Philema Road around 12:25 pm, Monday. He appears to be fine, but he will be checked by EMS, according to a statement from the Albany Police Depar

WALB 10 - 2018-03-19 16:35:46

Albany Life Line event full this weekend, other screening opportunities available

ALBANY - Residents living in and around Albany who want to take advantage of the Life Line screening event at American Legion Post 30 this weekend are out of luck due to a full timetable of participants. But there are other opportunities to get screened in southwest Georgia in coming weeks, official

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-03-20 17:54:00

Dougherty EOC fully operational, State of Emergency declared

Dougherty County is under a State of Emergency. The declaration was made well in advance of the severe weather system that headed into the area Monday evening. The Emergency Operation Center was first located inside the Dougherty County Judicial Building. Now fully operational, it was moved to the

WALB 10 - 2018-03-19 21:14:33

Half brothers of Albany shooting victim identified as murder suspects

One man has been arrested and another is wanted by Albany police in the January death of Anthony Dawson IV, and both suspects are related to the victim. Albany police have arrested and charged Gernard Dawson, 20, has been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. Warrants for felony murder


Albany, Dougherty County prepare for storm

Heavy rains and increasingly strong winds moved into Albany around 4:30 p.m. Monday, part a storm system that National Weather Service officials said could impact the region through Tuesday morning. (Staff Photo: Carlton Fletcher) Rainwater ran in an ankle-deep puddle Monday in the alley behind The

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-03-19 15:04:00

Make A Wish grants a dream come true for Albany girl

An 11 year old Albany girl's dream came true thanks to the community, Saturday. Calyn Kendrick suffers with a life-threatening brain tumor. Her wish was to be famous. Make A Wish Georgia made it happen with a going away red carpet party as she prepares for a trip to Disney World. The fifth grader s


Dougherty Chairman prepares emergency declaration

Christopher Cohilas, Chairman of the Dougherty County Commission is at this time preparing a declaration for a state of emergency for the county. The declaration will be to allow agencies to move into action in anticipation of severe weather that is expected to impact Albany and Dougherty County abo

WALB 10 - 2018-03-19 14:28:05

John Patterson named P&G external relations manager

ALBANY - John Patterson, who has spent his entire career with the Procter & Gamble home products giant at the company's Albany plant, is transitioning into the role of external relations manager at the plant, according to an email from Patterson. He will replace long-time P&G-Albany employee Vince F


TPD arrests three after finding cocaine inside car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Three people were arrested after the Tallahassee Police Department found cocaine and drug paraphernalia inside their car. Daniel Nealy, 38, was also arrested for driving with a suspended license. Kayla Davis, 29, and Rossa McBride, 37, were both found with cocaine and dr


Moultrie firearm felon sentenced to 98 months

A Moultrie man was sentenced to 98 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a person previously convicted of domestic violence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. (File Photo) A Moultrie man was sentenced to 98 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a person previously