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Federal government shutdown affects Southwest Georgia

With government at a standstill, you may be wondering how this affects you in Southwest Georgia. First, you will still get your mail, your taxes are still due by April 17th, you can still fly for all your travel needs, and you will get social security checks and food stamps. But Albany's Marine Cor

WALB 10 - 2018-01-20 23:23:31

Snow hinders traffic, closes schools in Eufaula

Eufaula residents woke to a thin layer of snow on the ground Wednesday morning. Though the city only received, on average, 1.5 inches of snow, that was still enough to entice people outdoors for a snow day. All area schools cancelled classes Wednesday and Thursday and the county courthouses also clo

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-19 13:30:00

Albany business offers up to $20K for information in arson investigation

Firefighters said that around 2:40 a.m. on December 26, the suspect carried a can of gas behind the house, and then came back minutes later with a Molotov cocktail, which you can see him light in the video. Investigators pointed out how the suspect walks with his left arm wideout, away from his body

WALB 10 - 2018-01-20 17:43:59

Family moves on after home crushed

One year after their three-story home was crushed, an Albany family is finding the silver lining. It was a long twelve months for Debbie Allen and her husband since making it out of their home on Regina Drive. Their second floor collapsed and debris was scattered all over their yard. They said it

WALB 10 - 2018-01-19 14:00:51

Phoebe Factoids' Will Geer arrested on battery charge

JOHNS CREEK - Additional information has been released by law enforcement officials in this north Georgia city concerning the arrest of Claude Wilson "Will" Geer IV. Geer, who has a business in Albany, has been in the public eye in Dougherty County because of his appearances at government meetings i

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-01-19 06:05:42

Parents want pedestrian bridge at intersection near Dougherty Co. school

Several Albany parents want a major change at an intersection near their children's school to keep their kids safe. Some parents, whose students attend Morningside Elementary School, said Friday that they feel it is not safe for their kids to have to cross East Oakridge Drive at Vick Street to get t

WALB 10 - 2018-01-19 22:16:21

Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany continues tornado recovery

This is the 22nd installment in a series highlighting individuals and entities at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany. It also is one of the stories being published by The Albany Herald marking the one-year anniversary of the second of the twin storms. This is the 22nd installment in a series highlig

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-01-20 21:01:00

Brooks eligible for drought help

QUITMAN - Brooks County is eligible for federal drought help. The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Feb. 14 is the filing deadline for federal econo

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-20 18:00:00

Man succumbs to injuries in fatal vehicle collision 9 days after - Tucson News Now

The Tucson Police Department said a man died on Friday after succumbing to injuries from a vehicle collision on Jan. 10. TPD said 83-year-old Robert Stace has died in the hospital after receiving treatment for injuries sustained in a two vehicle collision on East Speedway Boulevard and North Craycro

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 01:56:14

More than 2500 Tucsonans without power due to down electrical wires

Tucson Electric Power is reporting 2,665 customers on Tucson's west side are without power due to an outage, the website said. A crew has been dispatched to the area of North Grande Avenue and West St. Mary's Road. The estimated restoration time is 5 p.m. Saturday. Tucson police said roadways near

TUCSON.COM - 2018-01-20 22:37:00

Mt. Lemmon Highway closed at the base due to cold weather conditions

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Mount Lemmon Highway closed at the base around 5 p.m. Saturday due to cold weather conditions. Pima County Sheriffs say the road is closed to everyone except residents and employees. Stay with KGUN9 and kgun9.com for updates. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved

KGUN 9 - 2018-01-21 00:09:44

Police investigating apparent murder-suicide on Tucson's south side

Tucson police detectives are investigating a couple that died in an apparent murder-suicide on the south side of town. Police officers went to a home Thursday in the 5100 block of South River Run Drive, near West Irvington and South Midvale Park Road, to perform a welfare check, after a woman's empl

TUCSON.COM - 2018-01-19 14:30:00

83-year-old man succumbs to injuries from Jan. 10 vehicle collision

A man has died from his injuries sustained in vehicle collision Jan. 10, Tucson police said. Robert Stace, 83, was turning onto North Craycroft Road in a 2009 Toyota Corolla when the vehicle was struck by a 2004 Ford F-150 heading westbound on Speedway Boulevard. A female passenger was traveling in

TUCSON.COM - 2018-01-21 00:44:00

Tucson police respond to domestic violence incident near 12th Av - Tucson News Now

The Tucson Police Department is working a domestic violence incident involving a boyfriend and girlfriend in the 700 block of West Calle de Casas Lindas. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, with TPD, the suspect assaulted his girlfriend and may have a gun. The suspect is believed to be inside the girlfri


Drawn to Tucson's outskirts, big box retailers leaving obsolete space in city's core

Big box retailers are being drawn to the outskirts of the city where new shopping centers are under construction, leaving obsolete retail space in the city's core vacant. "Many of these big box retailers went into new, ground-up construction in the peripheral areas of metropolitan Tucson, leaving ex

TUCSON.COM - 2018-01-21 02:01:00

Protesters take to the streets of Nogales for Women's March

More than 100 people marched through Nogales to the border fence on Saturday, raising their voices in support of women's rights and immigrants while decrying racism, sexism and President Trump. The event, organized by Christine Courtland of Nogales, was one of many protests held throughout the Untie

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2018-01-21 00:56:00

Mercedes man arrested after fatal family argument

A Mercedes man was arrested Wednesday for his role in a New Year's Day family argument that turned fatal. Alfonso Flores Alejandro, 40, was formally charged with criminal negligent homicide, a state jail felony with a maximum sentence of two years if convicted. His bond was set at $100,000. Alejandr

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-20 04:07:00

Nearly 2 tons of marijuana seized at border

EDINBURG, TEXAS - Border Patrol agents working along the U.S.-Mexico border seized nearly two tons of alleged marijuana in a four day period. The first incident happened on Jan. 13 when agents spotted several individuals carrying large bundles towards a residence in La Rosita, Texas. The five bundl

KENS 5 - 2018-01-20 21:42:58

Crime rate in McAllen goes down for eighth consecutive year

McALLEN - The city's crime rate has gone down every year since 2009, and in 2017 it decreased by 12 percent - the most it's gone down since 2011 when the crime rate plummeted by 22 percent. In total, the McAllen Police Department saw 492 fewer offenses in 2017 than in 2016, according to annual crime

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-21 02:20:00

Bathroom Ventilation Fan Sparks Edinburg Apartment Fire

EDINBURG - A woman and her grandmother are relieved they weren't present at an apartment fire investigators found was sparked by the ventilation fan in their bathroom. The fire started in the apartment's attic Monday, officials say. "I got a phone call that there was a fire at the apartment. When I

KRGV - 2018-01-20 00:24:00