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Savannah drug traffickers sentenced to prison after 2017 investigation busted dealers hiding cash in candy machines
Edward “Skip" Tyler, 42, and Ron Allen, 41, will serve 168 and 84 months in person respectively.
Dozens of black senior citizens in Georgia were told to get off a bus taking them to vote
Dozens of black senior citizens in Georgia were reportedly forced to disembark from a bus taking them to vote on Monday, prompting accusations of voter suppression from organizers of Black Voters Matter (BVM), a nonpartisan group encouraging black Americans to cast their ballots.
Police investigating shooting at Tibet Avenue and Jamestowne Road
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police are investigating a shooting that took place at Tibet Avenue and Jamestowne Road, Tuesday night.
12-year-old boy electrocuted at Augusta park while playing football; family searches for answers
Melquan Kwame Robinson was playing football at the park when the ball was thrown over the fence. When Robinson went to retrieve the ball, he grabbed the fence to jump over, and a live wire was reportedly touching the fence causing the electrocution.
GBI, Alma PD investigate shooting death in Bacon County
ALMA, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Alma Police Department with a death investigation.The GBI says a neighbor reported shots fired in the area of East 8th Street in Alma Monday night.When police arrived at the scene, they found 24-year-old Sabron Mosby suffering fr
Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports Oct. 17
Arrests/Citations* Shawn Canady, Zeigler Road – domestic dispute, driving under the influence of alcohol, terroristic threats and/or acts and simple assault* Luke McCann, Midland Road – possession of marijuana (citation)* Duhon, McCall Road – possession of a schedule II controlled substance* James H
Rep. Carter, Ring face off in first forum
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and Democratic challenger Lisa Ring came face to face during a political forum for the first time Tuesday.The candidates tackled issues from minimum wage to prison reform during the NAACP’s political debate, and they have different views on sever
FBI warns of Savannah area phone scam
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a warning Monday to Savannah area residents about phone scammers impersonating FBI agents.The agency said it had received several complaints about the scam.“Though there are many variations of this scam, the caller in this part
GBI investigating death in Bacon County
BACON COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Alma police officers responded to the area of 504 E. 8th Street Sunday night around 8:50 p.m. after a neighbor reported shots fired in the area.When police got there, they found 24-year-old Sabron Markez Mosby suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Bacon C
Freddie Cole to Perform at the Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant | The Savannah Tribune
Freddie Cole, the younger brother of Nat “King” Cole and uncle of Natalie Cole will perform at the inaugural anniversary of the Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant, located at 107 W. Broughton St. on Wednesday and Thursday, October 17-18, 2018. There are two performances nightly, 1st set 7:30p.m. and 2
Pregnant Savannah woman worries about mold in apartment
"I already had an allergic reaction to the mold and I already went to the emergency room because my face started breaking out, my eyes got really watery, and my nose starting running," Mitchell explained. "Come to find out it was an allergic reaction from the mold."
Thieves rob Bloomingdale convenience store at gunpoint
CHATHAM COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Chatham County Police are looking for two men who robbed the County Corner Store Sunday night at gunpoint.Store manager Raj Patel said two men came into the store with guns around 8 p.m. as he was closing. One had a pistol and demanded money.“He pointed the gun from there
Log truck overturned on Dean Forest Rd at US Hwy 80 in Savannah
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A log truck has overturned on Dean Forest Road at U.S. Hwy 80 in Savannah.Savannah Police and Garden City Police were dispatched to the crash just after 4 a.m. Tuesday. The semi-truck rolled over at the intersection of Dean Forest and Hwy 80 spilling logs onto the roadway.Right
Corrections officer hurt after fight at youth detention center
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A corrections officer was sent to the hospital after a fight among several inmates at the Savannah Regional Youth Detention Center Monday.The Department of Juvenile Justice said the fight started around 10:30 a.m., and several corrections officers had to break it up.DJJ Communi
Filming to affect downtown Savannah traffic through Saturday
Jones Street will be closed from Jefferson Street to Drayton Street from Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. until Saturday, Oct. 20 at noon. Motorists driving on Tattnall Street, Barnard Street and Bull Street will not be able to cross Jones Street during this time.
Consider This: Is the googly eye incident worthy of police investigation?
Since the city’s post, the picture of has gone completely viral making national news, most finding the humor in the prank, but the city says it’s no laughing matter.
Googly eyes placed on historic Nathanael Greene monument in Georgia; city says it's 'no laughing matter' | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
The city of Savannah, Georgia, has its eyes out for a vandal who put “googly eyes” on a statue of Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene in a prank that has Facebook users rolling with laughter.
Smelly eyesore at Ogeechee Farms
SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) - Neighbors in this Southside Savannah neighborhood are tired of the rats, buzzards and stomach-turning odors coming from the trailer next door.
Man arrested, charged with murder after being spotted with vehicle of missing person
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A 56-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after he was seen near the vehicle of a missing person.At about 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, officers responded to the 1200 block of Elliott Street after someone spotted a vehicle belonging to William “Billy” Long, 82
Savannah looking for person who put googly eyes on historic statue
Officials in Savannah, Georgia, are looking for the person who placed googly eyes on a historic monument.