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BREAKING: Two injured in vehicle vs. pedestrian accident in Downtown Savannah
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Two people were injured in a vehicle verse pedestrian accident in Downtown Savannah, Saturday afternoon. The accident happened just after 3:30 p.m. at the Barnard Street intersection. Savannah Police tweeted that Eastbound Liberty Street is closed between Jefferson and Whitaker while
Georgia can't hold on in close loss to Arizona State
ATHENS — Georgia’s home record was unblemished before Saturday night. A formidable Pac-12 team changed that. Arizona State won’t be confused with Kennesaw State, Sam Houston State or Savannah State — teams that the Bulldogs handled with relative ease in Stegeman Coliseum this season.
West Savannah holds their 13th annual Christmas Parade
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - West Savannah held their annual Christmas parade and dozens came out for the event. Pamela Howard-Oglesby, a long time advocate for the west savannah community. was the grand Marshall of the parade.
Savannah police investigate scooter-involved crash on Abercorn Street
Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit are investigating a crash between a vehicle and a scooter that resulted in serious injuries Friday afternoon. About 12:50 p.m. a Nissan Sentra, driven by Louise Penn, 90, of Savannah, was traveling east on Columbus Drive through the Abercorn Street inters
Georgia Goodwill store must give back wages total over $100K to employees
A Georgia Goodwill corporation had to pay back wages over $100,000 for violating federal laws to 165 employees. After a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation, Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc. – based in Savannah, Georgia – has paid $114,936 in back wages t
After 25 years of service Savannah's beloved 'Coppa Clause' hangs up his hat
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - Todd Rhodes Sr, better known as Coppa Claus, has spent the past two decades delivering gifts to needy children. But this year he's hanging up his hat. It started with one moment, "this child was in a coma and that child was not responding to the mother and not to the father an
Two in critical condition after car crash on Abercorn St.
Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a two-vehicle crash on Abercorn Street Dec. 14 that resulted in life-threatening injuries to one occupant. About 7:50 p.m. Dec. 14 a VW Jetta, which was driven by Paulina Corral, 27, of Richmond Hill, was traveling north on Abercorn Stree
Savannah couple helping make holiday bright for community members
Savannah, Ga. (WTGS FOX 28) — Linda Wilder-Bryan and Lawrence Bryan are co-founders of the LB4 Foundation which is a community outreach program founded after their son was killed in 2015.
New Savannah Cultural Arts Center, when will it open?
The Savannah Cultural Arts Center is an idea that was a long time in the making. But now the $24 million facility is close to a grand opening. However, it is still behind schedule.
UPDATE: 13-year-old charged in connection to shooting sign at Windsor Park
SAVANNAH – The Savannah Police Department has charged a 13-year-old boy in connection to the shooting of the sign at Windsor Park. On Nov. 28, officers responded to Windsor Park after someone discovered that the new sign had been shot several times. Around this same time, the 13-year-old boy was adm
Oil from King Mill leaks into Savannah River
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Oil from a broken machine at the historic King Mill in Augusta has leaked into the Savannah River, causing a sheen that could be seen all along downtown Augusta.
3-year-old grazed in Savannah shooting
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A three-year-old was grazed by a bullet in a shooting that happened at a Savannah business, Thursday afternoon. Police say it happened in the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue. The child was not transported to the hospital.
Savannah PD warning of e-mailed bomb threats
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police are warning the public of an e-mail that is using threats of explosives to extort money from businesses. Officials have received reports of about 10 of these e-mails being sent to businesses on Thursday. They say the e-mails say a bomb is in the businesses and w
Search for suspect who shot 3 year...
(SAVANNAH) - When shots rang out in East Savannah Thursday afternoon, a small child was the only apparent victim caught in harm's way of the unsettling crime. A day later the search for the suspect or suspects hasn't produced the results police hoped for. The victim, a three year old girl, was graze
Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah, Coastal Events Dec. 13-16
The holiday season is in full swing, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate this weekend in Savannah. Mahogany Bowers of Blessings in a Bookbag and Claire Sandow of the Tourism Leadership Council have some tips.
Dozens evicted from Chatham County motel following court order
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Dozens of Chatham County residents had to pack up their belongings at the Thunderbird Motel on Ogeechee Road and leave by six Thursday night. They have to find another place to live, at no fault of their own, less than two weeks before Christmas.
3 men charged after conspiring to kill coworker in Garden City
GARDEN CITY, GA (WTOC) - In a shocking twist, federal prosecutors say three men conspired to kill a co-worker who was ready to turn them in. The three men indicted are all living in the U.S. illegally. Garden City officers found Eliud Montoya shot to death outside his home in August of last year. Th
Savannah Police investigate head on collision on Benton Blvd.
Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a head-on collision on Benton Boulevard early Thursday that resulted in serious injuries to several occupants. Just after midnight a Ford Taurus, driven by Kerri Beasley, 36, of Savannah, was traveling south on Benton Boulevard approachin
Search intensifies for missing Savannah man
The search intensified Wednesday night with a Mattie's Call for 67-year-old Lorenzo Green. A Mattie's Call is an emergency alert for disabled or elderly adults. Savannah Police say it's been five days since he was last seen near a home just off I-95 and Hwy. 17. News 3's Darius Johnson spent Wednesd
Savannah Police working to identify man in homicide investigation
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Detectives with the Savannah Police Department are seeking information on a man in connection to a homicide investigation. Police are working to identify the man in the attached sketch. He may have information in an ongoing homicide investigation.