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Drug enforcement unit disbanded in Glynn County for misconduct after internal investigation

An internal investigation uncovered alleged misconduct within the Glynn-Brunswick Narcotics Enforcement Team, which led to the unit being disbanded. The Glynn County Police Department called in the GBI to investigate after Chief of Staff Brian Scott was notified of reported inappropriate behavior in


Coroner identifies body found in Georgia river as missing man

ATHENS, Ga. — Authorities in Athens have released the name of a man found by kayakers in a Georgia river on Saturday. According to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, the county coroner positively identified the victim as 54-year-old Emory Odell Findley of Athens. Findley was first reported


Police chief: Captain of disbanded GBNET resigns

Facing disciplinary action for his conduct as commander of the county’s recently-disbanded narcotics squad, Glynn County Police Capt. David Hassler has resigned, Police Chief John Powell said Tuesday.


Georgia school system on lockdown due to threat

A threat to a north Georgia elementary school led the district to place all four of its schools on lockdown, Thursday. Cartersville City Schools posted a message on its website that it made the decision after receiving a threat to Cartersville Elementary School. They added that they didn't know the


Utility committees discuss pay, next year's budget

The Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission’s finance and human resources committees met Wednesday to talk issues facing the utility. The HR committee discussed the utility’s pay scale and methods for determining raises, job descriptions and performance appraisals for superintendents


LIST: Central Georgia school closings for severe weather (4/19)

CORDELE, Ga. — Several Central Georgia school districts will be closed Friday, April 19, due to the threat of severe weather on Friday morning. The following counties have confirmed they will be closed Friday:


Man Shot Into Georgia Home, Kills Toddler

AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Tuesday around 7:44 p.m., Jaziah Pollard, 2, was shot and killed on Meadowbrook Drive. According to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Jaziah’s mother, Jackqueline Ingram, 19, was having an altercation with her live-in boyfriend, Marquie Gunter, 28, over the use of


Nao Santa Maria gives Brunswick a taste of discovery

Some 526 years ago, a foolhardy dreamer dared to reach the east by sailing west. Most perceptive folks back in 1492 realized the earth was not actually flat after all. But still ...


Storms driving toward north Georgia, could bring isolated tornadoes

ATLANTA - A strong storm system with damaging winds, hail and the potential for isolated tornadoes is moving in overnight Thursday into Friday morning. Our Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologists have been tracking this storm system for more than a week as it moves across the country.


UPDATES: Severe weather threatens north Georgia

A line of strong storms could bring severe weather, including damaging winds and possibly even tornadoes, into north Georgia overnight Thursday and early Friday morning. The 11Alive StormTrackers are keeping an eye on the storm and will have updates throughout the night and morning as it passes over


Legendary sports broadcaster killed in crash in SE Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga, (CBS46) Legendary sports broadcaster Chet Coppock, a fixture in Chicago, has passed away after injuries sustained in an automobile crash in southeast Georgia. According to a Facebook post by his daughter Lyndsey Coppock, the crash happened on April 11 near Hilton Head Island. Coppock l


Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill; sales now legal for patients in Georgia

ATLANTA - Gov. Brian Kemp has officially signed the bill that allows medical marijuana patients to buy the cannabis oil they’re already legally allowed to use. Channel 2's Aaron Diamant was at the state Capitol for the historic signing of House Bill 324, which allows for legal cultivation and sale o


Additional charges filed against Georgia murder suspect accused of shooting 2 in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Additional charges have been filed against a Georgia murder suspect accused of shooting two people in Knoxville on Sunday and then hitting a 13-year-old boy on a scooter.


Deputies: Death of nursing home patient ruled a homicide

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - The death of a nursing home patient has been ruled a homicide, the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Veteran Daniel Henson, 71, died Sunday after he was attacked April 9 at the St. Augustine Health and Rehabilitation Center off State Road 207, according to fam


Georgia driver is lying about carjacking, says mother of child struck in her front yard

The man who was behind the wheel when a car jumped a curb and smashed into a Georgia girl and her home says he was the victim of a carjacking. But not everyone is believing his story.


Severe storms likely for Middle Georgia tomorrow morning

After a beautiful day today, we are expecting strong to severe storms beginning early Friday and through the day. Main Threats will be damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, frequent lightning, large hail, and heavy rain.


Another blast of severe storms heading toward Georgia, East Coast

It's that time of year. Another blast of severe weather will start today in the central and southern United States and bring the threat of thunderstorms to our area overnight Thursday and into the early morning hours on Friday.


Partial summary judgment entered in Darien PD racial discrimination lawsuit

Part of a federal lawsuit by a former Darien Police Department officer brought against his supervisors at the DPD regarding racial discrimination can continue, but other sections got tossed Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood.


Bed Bath & Beyond Closings: Will Georgia Locations Be Affected?

ATLANTA, GA — Struggling housewares retailer Bed Bath & Beyond — known for selling all types of kitchen gadgets plus bed linens, towels and home decor — will close about 40 stores this year while opening 15 "lab" stores offering more home decor and food products, the company said this week. The numb


Two Georgia cities among best places to retire in the US, report says

Looking for a place to live out your golden years? Two Georgia cities have been ranked among the 100 best places to retire. » RELATED: How Georgia cities rank on US News’ ‘Best Places to Live’ list.