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Portion of Hero Road near Gate One to Fort Stewart blocked due to gas leak

A portion of Hero Road near Gate One to Fort Stewart is blocked due to a gas leak. Officials confirm to WTOC that the gate is still open, but traffic is backing up in that area off General Screven Way. Once inside Gate One, traffic is being diverted to Bultman Avenue. The area could be affected for

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-21 14:32:04

New entertainment venue in Bloomingdale allows visitors to drive ex-military tanks

Have you ever wanted to drive a real, military tank? Now is your chance! A new, military-themed recreation venue opens tomorrow in Bloomingdale. It's called The Combat Zone and it features a massive paintball area and another area to drive real, retired military tanks. The owner tells WJCL that he g

WJCL - 2017-09-22 22:54:00

Bloomingdale Elementary students temporarily relocated due to plumbing issues

A plumbing issue at Bloomingdale Elementary School has forced the temporary relocation of Bloomingdale Elementary students. Children and teachers were transferred by bus this morning to West Chatham Elementary School. The transfer went smoothly and Bloomingdale students have been integrated into Wes

WJCL - 2017-09-22 17:45:00

Groundbreaking delayed for GBI crime lab in Pooler

A new GBI crime lab coming to the area is pushing back construction plans. The current lab admitted to WTOC in May - they were already busting at the seams. We noticed initial construction that was supposed to start back in August never took place. Just today - we found out that new timeline will b

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-22 21:18:55

3-year-old saves family from house fire

Source: WTOC A 3-year-old boy saved his family from an early Sunday morning house fire in Thunderbolt. Ian Gatewood's mom said her 3-year-old son woke up the family when he realized there was a fire, and Ian and the three adults inside were able to escape the home safely. Thunderbolt Fire and Police

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-24 09:15:08

Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls

German chancellor Angela Merkel stands on stage in Greifswald, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. During the project week "resuscitation"' of the Medical University Greifswald people are taught to resuscitate. German chancellor Angela Merkel attended the closing event for election campaign purposes

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 06:16:15

The Latest: Oklahoma-born Catholic priest beatified

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Guatemalan Bishop Julio Edgar Cabrera, right, looks over a Rother Family photo book with Juan Pablo Ixbalan, left, at the Rother Family home in Okarche, Okla, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Stanley Rother, an American priest killed d... (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). A statue in tribute

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-23 15:26:41

CAU mourns death of biology professor

Source: WGCL Clark Atlanta University staff and students are mourning the loss of biology professor, Dr. Isabella Finkelstein. Finkelstein spent more than 40 years as a professor at Clark College, and later Clark Atlanta University. Several students posted condolences and memories of Finkelstein on

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-24 02:35:44

Damage in Puerto Rico strains relief efforts by agencies

National Guard personnel offer evacuation to a Toa Ville resident after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, Friday, September 22, 2017. Because of the heavy rains brought by Maria, thousands of people were evacuated from Toa Baja after the municipal government opened the gates of the Ri

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-23 22:56:14

Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar

LAS VEGAS (AP) - When Luis Ramirez finally reached his mother after the powerful Mexico earthquake, he learned her home was so badly damaged that it had to be demolished. He considered getting on a plane from New York to help her find a new home, but it was too risky now that the program that has be

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 07:26:24

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 07:16:10

Second video shows man punching officer before shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new video surfaced Saturday that appears to show a man throwing punches at a California police officer during a scuffle before the man was fatally shot outside of a convenience store. The video, posted on Facebook and YouTube, shows the man in a physical confrontation with a Hun

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 07:06:08

Classified US spy satellite launched from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying the classified NROL-42 satellite lifted off at 10:49 p.m. PDT Saturday. All systems we

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-24 06:06:46

2 bodies found in Lawrenceville

Source: WGCL The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 1200 block of Bishops Lane in Lawrenceville. According to police, uniformed officers responded to the scene and located two bodies, one male and one female, with gunshot wounds. No other details are known at this t

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-23 17:55:35

US flies mission north of demilitarized zone, sends message to North Korea

Updated: 12:49 AM EDT Sep 24, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) - In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the miss

WJCL - 2017-09-24 04:49:00

New heat lab at UConn will test limits of athletes, soldiers

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The Korey Stringer Institute, named for the Minnesota Vikings lineman who died of a heat stroke in 2001, has opened a new laboratory at UConn to study the effects of heat and humidity on the human body. The $700,000 Mission Heat Lab allows scientists to monitor how athletes, sol

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 04:36:16

Irma brings flooding of historical proportions not seen since 1898

Shortly after noontime on a Monday in September, high tide at the Myrtle Street beach access spilled out of the sand and onto the asphalt of Postelle Avenue on St. Simons Island. As was the case along the rest of the oceanfront and around inland marshes throughout the Golden Isles, the rising tide o

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

A Dry Sunday But Rough Surf

Savannah, Ga. (WJCL)- Overnight will be mostly clear with temperatures ranging between the upper 60's inland , to the lower 70's along the coast. Sunday through Tuesday the forecast is partly cloudy and dry with above normal temperatures. As Maria moves northward early to mid-week and still expected

WJCL - 2017-09-24 03:56:00

Puerto Rico reels as Hurricane Maria turns toward East Coast

Millions of Puerto Rico residents continue to reel from Hurricane Maria as the National Weather Service says the storm could bring "direct impacts" to the East Coast in the coming days. At least 10 people on the island have been confirmed killed by the storm, according to Gov. Ricardo Rossell's offi

WJCL - 2017-09-24 03:12:00

State of Missouri lands at center of racial conflict _ again

Protesters rally in downtown St. Louis as fans arrive for a Billy Joel concert at Busch Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. The protest was the latest of several since a judge on Friday announced a not-guilty verdict for a white former St. Louis police officer charged in the shooting death of a bl

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-23 15:07:09