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1 Dead after Single Vehicle Crash in Burke County

Car-Crash graphic BURKE COUNTY, GA (WJBF) - The Burke County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly single vehicle crash in Waynesboro. The Sheriff's Office says it happened Sunday night at 10:40 pm on the 1700 Block of Idlewood Road and Highway 25. Officials say that the vehicle, a 2008 Ford F-

WJBF.COM - 2018-03-19 07:57:03

2 lanes of I-95 near exit 104 closed following motorcycle crash

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a crash on Interstate 95.The wreck involving a motorcycle and a vehicle has blocked two northbound lanes near exit 104. The motorcyclist has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries. #SPDTraffic: Two NB lanes of I-95 at exit 104 are blo

WTOC.COM - 2018-03-18 19:40:17

Bulloch County School Board holds Community Forums on school safety

STATESBORO, GA (WSAV) - Since the Parkland shooting in February, Bulloch County schools have received threats. "A false threat at Statesboro high School and we've had a couple threats at the south end of Bulloch County," says Superintendent Charles Wilson. These have been alarming to many parents an

WSAV-TV - 2018-03-20 05:13:10

Police report -3-17-18; Someone exploded fireworks in a mailbox.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court sys


Man critically injured in Hinesville shooting

Hinesville Police are investigating a shooting that left a man critically wounded. According to police the victim was visiting his father early Sunday morning at the Eagle Creek Mobile Home Park on Brantley Drive. His father reported hearing multiple gun shots shortly before 1:30 a.m. Lt. Tracy How

WJCL - 2018-03-19 20:52:00

Homicide suspect transported to Bulloch County, awaits first court appearance

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - A man arrested in South Carolina for a homicide at a Statesboro hotel has been transported back to Bulloch County. Police obtained warrants for the arrest of Tai-ri Darnell Crocker, 33, of Lithia Springs in connection with a homicide that occurred Friday, March 9. Crocker is


Possible cat hoarding case: Neighbors want change

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WJBF) - "The owner, in her heart, truly believes that she is helping these cats," Hayley Belk said. Belk's mother has happily lived in Waynesboro since the 70's, but 8 years ago when a neighbor started taking in stray cats, the community has become concerned. "We've seen dead cats


Thieves target unlocked cars in Statesboro

STATESBORO, GA (WSAV) - Car break-ins are one of Statesboro's top crimes from 2016-17. "Typically we are seeing these break-ins happening in the parking lots of apartment complexes overnight," says Statesboro Chief of Police Mike Broadhead. According to Broadhead, last year 501 cars were broken into


BREAKING: One dead after single-vehicle crash in Waynesboro

BREAKING: One man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Waynesboro overnight. The Burke County Sheriff's Office and Burke County EMA responded to the crash on the 1700 block of Idlewood Road at Highway 25. This was at around 10:40 p.m. Investigators say the 2008 Ford F-250 appeared to have veered

WFXG.COM - 2018-03-19 08:33:53

Two dead, four injured in shooting at racetrack

Two people are dead and four were injured in a shooting at a Putnam County drag strip Saturday night. The incident happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Headhunters Racetrack on Edward Reeves Road, said Sheriff Howard Sills. He identified the deceased as Jestin Devonta Dunn, 23, and Shurron Deion


BREAKING: Deck collapses at MLK Blvd restaurant; emergency crews on scene

Photo courtesy Savannah Police Department (@SavPolice on Twitter) SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - Emergency crews are on scene at W. Congress Street and MLK Jr. Boulevard. A small structure described as a deck collapsed inside Rouge Water Tap House. The restaurant is next to Lulu's Chocolate Bar. Two peopl


International group visits with H&H Timber

OnFridayH&HTim- ber LLC of Metter helped host Evergreen Building Products Association's US-China Inbound Mis- sion tour group in con- junction with Southern Forest Products Associa- tion. A group of lumber im- porters and re-manufac- turers from China had the opportunity to see the tim- ber harvesti


Grand jury indicts 3 GDOC officers on charges

A trio of officers with the Georgia Department of Corrections were indicted earlier this week on criminal charges by a Baldwin County grand jury. According to documents filed in the Baldwin County Superior Court Clerk's Office the three officers indicted were Gregory James Becham, violation of oath


Portions of I-16 closed in Chatham County due to VP Mike Pence's arrival

I-16 is closed in several spots in Chatham County due to Vice President Mike Pence's visit. Eastbound 16 heading towards Savannah appears to be blocked near Dean Forest Road. Also, you cannot get on I-16 WB at the 37th Street connector. Stay with WTOC and we'll let you know when those areas open b


Man indicted in bizarre sexual assault case

A 25-year-old Milledgeville man arrested earlier this year following a bizarre series of crimes, including sexual assault, was indicted this week on criminal charges by a Baldwin County grand jury. Grand jurors indicted Montrell D. Johnson, of 2412 A Brantley Way, on charges of criminal attempt to c


Hilton Head woman sentenced to 40 years in ambush-style killing at Ridgeland hotel | Island Packet

Hilton Head woman sentenced to 40 years in ambush-style killing at Ridgeland hotel A Hilton Head Island woman who ambushed two brothers near a Ridgeland motel has been sentenced to 40 years in prison, according to a news release from the 14th Circuit Solicitor's Office. Aneisha Shaire Young, 23, was


ACLU sues Georgia city over sign ban; city reverses decision

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The American Civil Liberties Union says it's suing the city of Savannah over plans to ban signs in an area of Savannah being secured for Vice-President Mike Pence's visit to the city's St. Patrick's Day parade. The announcement Friday prompted an immediate reversal from Savannah city


Savananh St. Patrick's Day first-timers

It was Willam Laslie's first time at the St. Patrick's a day parade, but he got a prime spot next to the grand Marshall's stage. "We got here about (7:30 a.m.)," said the Springfield resident. "We just wanted to come check it out because it was on a Saturday." It was Willam Laslie's first time at th


This Savannah man killed a 4-year-old with Down syndrome by punching her in the stomach | Island Packet

A Savannah man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for a 2016 murder of a 4-year-old and assault of a 3-year-old. In January of 2016, detectives with the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department arrested and charged then 23-year-old James Emmanuel Robinson in the murder of a child, a


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do