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2 Brunswick men sentenced to prison for distributing cocaine

Rafeal Lateef Baker, also known as “Channel 4,” was sentenced to 16 years in prison and Kenneth Anthony Moore, also known as “Smooth,” was sentenced to 14 years.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-22 22:06:36

Emerson at I-95 closed after deadly crash

A deadly early morning crash has shut down Emerson at Interstate 95.The northbound exit ramp to Emerson is closed while the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office investigates the crash. We know at least one person is dead, according to JSO but their name has not been released yet. It is also unclear how man

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-23 10:27:27

Savannah Police detectives investigate shooting scene

Savannah Police are investigating a shooting on Audubon Drive.At least one person was shot. Police say the victim's injuries aren't fatal.News 3 has a crew on the scene, we'll keep you updated.

WSAV-TV - 2018-06-23 17:53:21

St. Helena man sentenced to life for 2015 murder and kidnapping

Tyrone Anthony Wallace Jr., of St. Helena, was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for the killing ofVernon Steveand 25-years in prison for the kidnapping of Steve's friend.Steve's burned remains were found on the shoulder of Pea Patch Road on St. Helena about three weeks after he was reported mis

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-06-23 16:41:00

Police: FLETC instructors posed as agents start fight, go to jail

Two Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Instructors allegedly picked a fight with a group of bikers June 14 at Toucan’s Ale House, resulting in a busted lip for one of the FLETC employees and a trip to jail for both, according to a Glynn County police report.According to the report, Thomas Wilso


Single engine plane crashes in front yard of Jacksonville home

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department has reported a single engine plan has crashed in the front yard of a home on the Northwest side of Jacksonville.According to JFRD, the crash occurred in the 2300 block of Sharon Lake Drive.Action News Jax reporterCourtney Coleis headed to scene and working

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-06-23 19:04:48

Rolling Thunder comes to Glynn with weekend traffic roadblocks

There will be an increased number of out-of-town vehicles on the roadways in the Golden Isles this weekend, but these folks are not tourists.The first clue will be the law enforcement insignia on the sides of these visiting vehicles and the emergency lights on top, which will be flashing behind any


Police: One shot, two in custody after Arco shooting

A shootout erupted Wednesday night on Emanuel Avenue in the Arco community north of Brunswick, resulting in one man wounded by gunfire and at least two men taken into custody by police in connection with the shooting, according to county 911 Emergency Center dispatches and police reports.The shootin


RAW AUDIO: Police radio correspondence during Kingsland police-involved shooting

The officer ran after Green, the driver, and after making contact and getting into an altercation with him, the officer shot several sounds, shooting and killing Green.


Man arrested in Darien booked again as woman

DARIEN — A McIntosh County resident charged as a man with witness intimidation a few weeks ago is back in jail accused as a woman with making a false statement to police, according to court records.A judge issued an arrest warrant accusing Colin B. Otwell, 52, with using intimidation and physical fo


Officer named in Kingsland shooting incident

“The GBI has reviewed video from the officer’s patrol car and video from the officer’s body camera,” the release says. “Efforts are being made to enhance the video for a clearer view of the events that occurred. In addition, the GBI is awaiding processing of evidence at the GBI crime lab in Savannah


United Way hosts Day of Action, registers residents for evacuation transport

There are two potential types of evacuations in Glynn County — voluntary and mandatory.“In a voluntary evacuation, we’re asking you to please leave Glynn County,” said Jay Wiggins, director of Glynn County’s Emergency Management Agency. “In a mandatory evacuation, we’re asking you to pretty please l

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-06-23 04:00:00

County approves $30 million FY 2019 budget

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a $30 million budget for fiscal year 2019 during its mid-month meeting Thursday. The updated tax digest that commissioners hope to see in August will control whether tax millage will need to be raised or the budget changed.The new budget is $623,000

COASTAL COURIER - 2018-06-23 10:00:00

Local woman's home hit with bullets, multiple instances, while children are inside

As Hudson looked at bullet hole after bullet hole after bullet hole, 18 in total, she asked why someone would shoot up her house.


Kingsland officer who shot, killed man identified

KINGSLAND, Ga.- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified the officer it said fatally shot a man during a chase in Kingsland, announcing Friday he'd been placed on administrative leave.


Pastor, friends in right place, right time for water rescue

The Rev. Alan Akridge, left, walks past Glynn County Police at Gould's Inlet beach Wednesday after assisting distressed swimmers back to shore.


Brunswick's Harrison Trawick earns The News' Baseball MVP honors

Brunswick High shortstop/pitcher Harrison Trawick wasn’t happy with how his junior season went in 2017.“My junior year, I had an average year,” Trawick said. “I think I hit around .280. I told myself after the season I’ve got to get in the weight room more, and I’m going to have the best of my high


Man shot multiple times, killed during Kingsland officer-involved shooting

"I heard seven shots and after those shots I heard no sirens. No sirens! No ambulance, no police, you know- all I heard were seven shots. You know, my friend called me and said someone got shot up over there by the bank," said Torose Jones. "The community wants answers and we want answers now. We've


Police report: Toddler drowns on St. Simons Island

A 2-year-old girl was declared dead Saturday night at Southeast Georgia Health System's Brunswick hospital.The child apparently drowned at East Beach/Coast Guard Beach on St. Simons Island, according to a Glynn County Police report.The incident was reported at the beach around 7:04 p.m., and the chi


Man found dead in Liberty County

LIBERTY COUNTY, GA (WJCL) —A body was discovered earlier this afternoon in Midway following a joint investigation by the Richmond Hill Police Department, the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State Patrol.Sheriff Steve Sikes says a vehicle was discovered by the Georgia State Patrol whi