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Track to retire number of driver killed in plane crash

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut race track is retiring the number of a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. Stafford Speedway announced that Ted Christopher's No. 13 will be retired in a ceremony during Friday's races. The 59-year-old Christopher was a passenger on a plane that cras

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 14:36:23

NTSB releases preliminary report on Bryan County plane crash that killed 3

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report on last month's plane crash that killed a well-known Savannah couple and the pilot. The NTSB found that the Beechcraft model A36 airplane lost engine power on the morning of August 28 and crashed near Ellabell in Bryan County

WJCL - 2017-09-20 16:38:00

Beach vs. Savannah homecoming game postponed

Beach High Battle of the Bands canceled Updated: 10:01 AM EDT Sep 20, 2017 Beach High Battle of the Bands canceled The Savannah Chatham Public School System has postponed the scheduled homecoming game Friday night between Beach High School and Savannah High School. According to a call out made at

WJCL - 2017-09-20 14:01:00

This makeup artist's viral faceless void pictures are terrifying

Mimi Choi's makeup art is as spectacular as it is terrifying, as she specializes in illusion makeup like 3D snake lip art and gorier fare like this: Hey guys, is it just me or is my a little bit crooked? This is #makeup Another variation of my #shift makeup illusion using @nyxcosmetics matte black l

WJCL - 2017-09-20 16:34:00

In-And-Out Inmates Break Back Into Jail

LEXINGTON, Miss. (WLBT/NBC News) - Four Mississippi inmates are facing more charges after allegedly breaking out of jail, burglarizing a nearby Dollar General store, and then sneaking back into jail without being noticed by guards. According to police the inmates jumped the fence at the Holmes-Humph

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 21:52:05

Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a day

FILE - In this April 12, 2017, file photo, students and other immigration-rights supporters gather outside tents by the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. Washington state on Wednesday, Sept. 20, sued the operator of the detention center over claims it did not pay detainees the state's min

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 21:36:55

New fight in California water wars: How to update old system

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, water flows through an irrigation canal to crops near Lemoore, Calif. Farmers in the nation's largest irrigation district are considering whether to sign on to California's biggest water project in a half-century. The Westland Water District is meeting Tuesd

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 21:36:51

Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a plenary session in the Congress Hall during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland. Sandberg says Facebook is tightening policies and tools that let b

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 21:36:33

New St. Louis mayor navigates racial strife after acquittal

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson holds a press conference at city hall on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in St. Louis. Several hundred people gathered on a hot, unshaded public plaza for an interfaith service followed by a march to City Hall. The service came after four days of protests that followed a judge

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 20:26:11

Georgia Tech says 1 person arrested in protest is a student

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech says one of the people arrested during a protest following a vigil for a student killed by campus police is a student at the university, while the other two are not. An officer shot 21-year-old Scout Schultz late Saturday. Investigators have said Schultz called 911 to rep

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 20:26:01

City to launch fare-free shuttle system next week

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - The City of Savannah is launching a new fare-free shuttle system on September 25, which will connect riders with popular destinations throughout downtown. Two new "dot" routes will be available: a downtown loop through the core of Savannah's historic downtown and a Forsyth loo

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 19:54:43

US allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Japan has urged international unity in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. a

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 19:36:16

Burning the candle at both ends, local entrepreneur gives back

As a skilled Quality Technician of Manufacturing for ten years, Calvin Harris used his knowledge of manufacturing to create his own product and company. Now, he's using his skills to give back to the community. As a skilled Quality Technician of Manufacturing for ten years, Calvin Harris used his kn

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 18:49:56

11 infected, 1 dead from West Nile virus in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - State health officials say there have been 11 cases of people infected with the West Nile virus in South Carolina this year. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said in a news release Wednesday that one person died in Anderson County last month. Human cases were

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 18:45:03

Statts Fest Goes Bananas in Grayson Stadium

For the second year in a row, Statts Fest will take over Grayson Stadium. The annual fundraiser benefits local musician Jason Statts who was paralyzed after being the victim of a violent crime in Savannah. Gil Cruz and Emily Doherty join the conversation with details. More details: Statts Fest Satu

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 18:42:02

Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

FILE - In this July 14, 2016 file photo a loggerhead sea turtle, is released back into the gulf after being treated for pneumonia at Gulf World Marine Institute, in Inlet Beach, Fla. Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says. Scientists found more populations of

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 18:36:14

Netflix users, beware of this email scam

Updated: 12:42 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 By clicking on the link, you may be giving hackers direct access to your banking details Netflix users, watch out: A new scam is making the rounds in the that is targeting customers for their banking information. The hoax comes in the form of an email with hallm

WJCL - 2017-09-20 16:42:00

Boxer LaMotta, Immortalized in 'Raging Bull,' Dies at 95

His fiancee, Denise Baker, says LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," for which Robert DeNiro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee s

NBC MIAMI - 2017-09-20 16:04:38

Video: Family struggling with son's feeding tube make amazing discovery

CHESTERTON, Indiana (WNDU) - Any parent of a baby or toddler knows that they can be finicky eaters. While most of us have had our struggles at dinner time, imagine having a child who will never put food to mouth. That prompted a Chesterton, Indiana mom and dad to produce 100 percent real food for fe

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 15:58:23

The new trailer for 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' is here

The new trailer for "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" is here. In June, the promising first trailer was released for the remake/sequel to the classic family movie, and this new trailer contains enough sharp gags, including a board game one, to keep fans interested. The new trailer also gives more ins

WJCL - 2017-09-20 15:51:00