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NWS: Tornado touches down in Southeast Georgia
A line of severe thunderstorms and a tornado barreled across Southeast Georgia on Friday, leaving a trail of damage. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland was ripped off by high winds and a tractor-trailer was blown over on the causeway to St. Simons Island.
Civil suit filed in police shooting death
WOODBINE — A civil lawsuit has been filed against the city of Kingsland and one of its former police officers facing criminal charges in the shooting death of an unarmed African-American man last year.
Deadly April storm leaves trail of damage across Florida, Georgia
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A line of severe thunderstorms and possible tornados barrelled across North Florida on Friday morning, leaving at least one child dead and a second injured near Tallahassee. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland, Georgia, was ripped off by high winds and a tractor-t
National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down in Camden County
The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down in Camden County, Ga. during Friday afternoon storms. The NWS says an EF-0 tornado touched down near Georgia Highway 40W around 12:06 p.m.
Severe storms, heavy rains wash out roads, down trees across north Georgia
ATLANTA - Another line of storms moved through parts of the metro Friday after a fast-moving storm system produced tornado warnings and watches in the morning. We continue to receive reports of damage throughout metro Atlanta and north Georgia. There are thousands of power outages and the number con
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp says he's not concerned about backlash from the "heartbeat" bill
The "heartbeat" bill in Georgia has not yet been signed by Governor Brian Kemp but the governor told reporters Thursday night in Liberty County he's not concerned about reported backlash from the film industry. The bill would prevent an abortion at six weeks or when a heartbeat is detected.
Tornado Watches, Warnings Issues for Counties in Florida, Georgia Friday Morning
Friday morning's commute was complicated for those who had to worry about tornadoes slowing them down. In several Florida and Georgia counties, tornado watches or tornado warnings had been issued. Understanding the timing, and severity, of these National Weather Service announcements can be a matter
California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison
The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
Measles cases reported in Tennessee and Georgia
"It is kind of scary because its not something that's been seen in a long time," said Meg Jones. Jones lives in Fyffe. That means she's less than an hour away from Tennessee or Georgia, two states that are dealing with confirmed measles cases. The Alabama Department of Public Health says a single ca
Georgia man set foreclosed mansion on fire, cops say
A Georgia man allegedly set his former mansion on fire months after the residence went into foreclosure, authorities said Thursday. Stanley Stephens, with help from Donald Luallen, set fire to the 5,900-square-foot home in the northern town of Rome on Feb. 10, police said. No one was hurt in the fir
Georgia Department of Revenue Updating System; Motor Vehicle Department Closed May 23rd-May 28th
The Georgia Department of Revenue will install a new system for motor vehicle registration, and as a result, local offices will not be able to process motor vehicle transactions for several days at the end of May.
Human trafficking in Georgia
ATLANTA (WJBF) - Also called modern day slavery, human trafficking affects millions of lives -- and unfortunately Georgia is one of the leaders in the number of people trafficked.
Georgia Power reports about 33,000 customers without power across state due to storms
As of 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Georgia Power reports 31,115 customers are without power after storms swept across the state. About half of those customers are located in the Coastal Empire.
High Speed Pursuit That Began In Summerville, Georgia Ends In A Crash In Gaylesville, Four Suspects Arrested
A high speed chase that began in neighboring Summerville, Georgia ended at the Gaylesville four-way stop after the suspects vehicle crashed into a wooded area behind the old Gaylesville Store.
'The Magnet Angler' reels in mortar from Georgia creek
FOLKSTON, Ga. - A Georgia man got quite the catch while fishing in Folkston Creek. Andrew Glisson, a fisherman who uses a magnet instead of a hook, thought he was reeling in a heavy boat anchor on Wednesday. Turns out, it was a mortar.