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Powerless Puerto Rico's storm crisis deepens with dam threat

Residents manage provisions after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Toa Baja, 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 Rio La Plata Dam. (AP Photo/Ca

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-23 10:56:18

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

Horse shot and killed in Cherokee County

CANTON, Ga. (AP) - A horse in Georgia's Cherokee County has been shot and killed. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Friday at The Stables at Union Hill. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the horse's owner is offering a rew

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-23 11:53:06

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

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

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

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

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

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

US Army captain reunites with parents from Puerto Rico

A family in Central Florida was finally able to reunite with their relatives from Puerto Rico. Robert Perez, a U.S. Army captain stationed at Fort Benning, smiled for the first time in a week as he saw his parents arrive at the Orlando International Airport. Perez was heartsick watching Hurricane Ma

WJCL - 2017-09-24 02:59:00

Police use stun gun on naked, bloody man who later dies

INWOOD, N.Y. (AP) - Police officers responding to a report of a disturbance at a Long Island home early Saturday used stun guns to try to subdue a man they discovered naked and covered in blood inside his apartment, but he stopped breathing and later died, officials said. Authorities were called to

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 02:26:15

Price to stop private plane use on business during review

WASHINGTON (AP) - Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Saturday he will stop flying private planes on official business while an internal review of the flights is being done and that he welcomes the review. Price defended the practice of using private planes on Fox News. A spokeswoman

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 01:26:22

Bannon to campaign for Moore in Alabama's GOP Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, is planning to campaign against the Trump-backed candidate in Alabama's Republican Senate primary runoff. The campaign of former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore confirms that Bannon will speak Monday at a rally a

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 00:56:17

California police officer shot man, wounded fellow officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Southern California police officer shot and wounded a man who refused to drop what the officer thought could be a weapon and then also wounded a second officer who came to help, authorities said Saturday. The La Verne Police Department officer had responded to a family disturban

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-24 00:26:14