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Losing "The Queen of Soul": Aretha Franklin | The Savannah Tribune
As of Monday, August 13, 2018, the 76-year-old singer Aretha Franklin was in hospice care for a grave illness. CNN reported that she was surrounded by loving family during this uncertain time. Showbiz 411’s Roger Friedman said, “All further announcements will be made by her family. We just want to s
UPDATE: Police ID Savannah officer, wife allegedly killed by teen brother
WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) - Police have identified the Savannah Police officer and his wife killed in an apparent stabbing on Wilmington Island Monday morning. The victims are officer Luis Molina, 53, and 28-year-old Akia Molina. The Chatham County Police Department (CCPD) withheld the names unt
Georgia woman facing 'longest sentence' for leaking to media
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP)- Prosecutors say a Georgia woman who pleaded guilty to mailing a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence" ever for a federal crime involving leaks to the media.Ex-National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner is scheduled for sentencing Aug. 23 b
More storms this afternoon with best chance after 3 pm
Hot and humid this afternoonAdvertisementSavannah, Ga. (WJCL)- The typical August weather will continue to roll along today. Showers and storms will fire up along the sea breeze this afternoon. The best time for rain will be from 2 pm – 8 pm. Some of the storms could be strong with gusty winds.Chanc
AGT tonight: Will Savannah rapper Flau'jae advance to the semifinals?
Will her Savannah supporters be enough to get her through? Find out tonight! AGT begins at 8:00 p.m. on WSAV.
Savannah's Flau'jae makes live show debut on 'America's Got Talent'; find out how you can vote
On Tuesday night, Aug. 14, right here on WSAV, you can watchSavannah's own Flau'jaeas she makes another appearance on America's Got Talent--but this time, it will be live!
Body of Atlanta man found, friend missing off Tybee Island
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga.- One man is dead and another is still missing after three swimmers got distressed off Tybee Island, police say.
Jaguar Land Rover Plans U.S. Facility in Savannah, Georgia - Area Development
“Creating a dedicated facility in the U.S., one of the largest markets for classic car enthusiasts, is an important and exciting step for Jaguar Land Rover Classic. We’re delighted to bring the future-proofing classic expertise and support we’ve nurtured in the UK direct to US clients,” said Jaguar
Instigators being identified following big high school brawl
There was an increased police presence at one of the biggest high school's in the Savannah- Chatham County Public School System. It's in response to the huge brawl that broke out at New Hampstead High School Monday morning. Normally, there is a lone school resource officer assigned to the school,
Comcast gives away 100 laptops, six months free internet to students in Savannah
“"If you're hiding under a rock, perhaps you don't know that schooling has changed. It has really changed. Young people can learn, adults can learn 24 seven. And that is really enhanced by having the tools to do that,” said, superintendent Ann Levett.
CRIMESTOPPERS 8/15/18: Help put a dent in local crime
When they find him, they plan to charge him with simple assault, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.
Savannah doctors changing stigma surrounding breastfeeding
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - Breastfeeding is a touchy subject around the nation. When News 3 reported ona Savannah momforced to pump breast milk in a public restroom at work, dozens of women reached out.
The Top 5: Do Savannah's best bets, Aug. 16-23
The Top 5 features a variety of Savannah’s best arts, music, theater and community events. We aim to include something for all ages and income levels each week. To have your event considered for this list, email firstname.lastname@example.org. See the full list of events at dosavannah.com/calendar.
Tybee Island police ID missing swimmers as recovery continues
Officials say Montell Newton, 24, and 31-year-old Kiwan Benson were reported missing around 7:15 p.m. on Monday.
Scattered storms this afternoon. Storms may be strong
More hot weather todayAdvertisementSavannah, Ga. (WJCL)- Today is looking very similar to yesterday. It will be hot and humid with the morning into the afternoon dry.Strong storms possible after 3 pmShowers and storms will develop after 2 pm. Models are showing the best chance for storms will be sou
Thousands audition for Lady and the Tramp , filming in Savannah
"I brushed my hair, brushed my teeth, looked through a lot of clothes. looked through a lot of shoes, and I drove here.," said Ella Nightingale.
Identities of Savannah cop and his wife killed in stabbing released
SAVANNAH, Ga. - The identities of theSavannah Police officerand wife that were killed Monday morning have been released.Cpl. Luis Molina and his wife Akia were both found dead after apparently being stabbed to death on Wilmington Island just after 6:00 AM.The suspect in the case is 16-year-old Micha
Savannah Hwy collisions slows traffic Sunday night
The collision, which occurred near Savannah Hwy and Hwy 165, caused one lane to become blocked in both directions, according to a tweet from the CCSO.
Rescue crews search for missing swimmers off Tybee Island
Search crews plan to continue looking Tuesday morning for two swimmers who went missing off Tybee Island.They disappeared Monday around 7:30 p.m.AdvertisementSomeone called 911 to report they were missing near the South Beach sandbar.They didn't release the names of the swimmers.Stay with WJCL for u
Traffic lights out at Hwy 21 South & Ebenezer Rd in Effingham Co
RINCON, Ga. (WSAV) - Traffic lights are out at Highway 21 South and Ebenezer Road, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.