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South GA teacher arrested on child molestation charges

A high school teacher has been arrested and charged with aggravated child molestation and sexual assault by persons with supervisory authority. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported that the Colquitt County Sheriff's Office arrested C.A. Gray Junior High School teacher Sebrun James Holton, J

WALB 10 - 2018-01-17 01:19:37

Shelters prepared to open as temperatures drop in Southwest GA

Many organizations are on standby as temperatures are on their way back down. Several shelters will open ahead of Wednesday's cold weather. Albany: The Rhema Word Cathedral on West Oglethorpe Boulevard opened at 10 p.m. Tuesday night. Moultrie: Greater Newton Grove Cathedral will open its facility

WALB 10 - 2018-01-16 23:58:15

FIRST ALERT: Schools closed or delayed Wednesday due to winter weather

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Southwest Georgia is expected to experience winter weather in the early hours of Wednesday morning. In response to that, some schools are closing or delaying start times. Below is an updating list of school closures: Baker Country: Calhoun County: Crisp County: Dougherty County:

WTVM - 2018-01-16 10:55:28

GDOT crews prepare roads for winter weather

The Georgia Department of Transportation is working to stay ahead of the snow. On Tuesday night the Department of Transportation crews started pre-treating overpasses and bridges. They started at 9 p.m. in Randolph County and moved down into Albany around 11 p.m. As the storm moves in during the m

WALB 10 - 2018-01-16 23:56:34

Dougherty Commissioner Anthony Jones: Declare war on littering

District 6 Dougherty County Commissioner Anthony Jones checks information with the county administrator's office while looking over crepe myrtle trees that were planted recently on U.S. Highway 82, the eastern corridor into the city of Albany. (Staff Photo; Carlton Fletcher) FacebookTwitterEmailPrin

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-01-16 19:05:00

Tuesday night's high school basketball scores/highlights

Teams are in the thick of region play as high school basketball heats up throughout South Georgia. Here are the finals from Tuesday night's games: FINAL: Americus-Sumter 74, Shaw 61 FINAL: Coffee 72, Northside, WR 41 FINAL: Pelham 60, Thomasville 59 FINAL: Tiftarea 51, Brookwood 40 FINAL: Monroe 74,

WALB 10 - 2018-01-17 03:35:02

Southwest Georgians urged to get flu shot

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The flu across Southwest Georgia has escalated so much that hospitals have hit capacity. Phoebe Putney in Albany and Tift Regional Medical Center in Tifton are just two hospitals urging people to get the flu shot to stay healthy. Nurses have been going to various on-sight locatio

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-16 08:25:00

Albany, Lee Co. Housing Authority consolidation talks on hold

The proposed consolidation between Albany and Lee County housing authority has been put on hold. Staff said they were going to hold off on discussions until another executive director is selected. The previous executive director Roman Velasquez died in November. Right now, Jeannette Anderson is se

WALB 10 - 2018-01-17 03:20:25

Police trying to ID pair of liquor thieves

Police in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County are attempting to identify a pair of liquor thieves. The theft occurred just after 11 a.m. on Jan. 6 at the Fine Wine & Spirits store along the 2300 block of Linglestown Road, when a man and woman entered the store and "stole $117.97 worth of alcoholic

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 15:15:18

Woman charged after allegedly trying to stab Middletown police officer

A Middletown woman faces charges of aggravated assault for allegedly trying to stab a police officer with a knife during a domestic incident in the 300 block of Market Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. ... This item is available in full to subscribers. A Middletown woman faces charges of aggravated ass

PRESSANDJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-16 21:37:04

2 sought for armed robbery in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (WHTM) - Police are looking for two armed robbers who held up a 7-Eleven store in Middletown early Tuesday. The robbers had guns when they demanded money and a carton of cigarettes from the store at 12 East Main Street around 3 a.m. They fled in a late model white four-door sedan, po

ABC27.COM - 2018-01-16 21:55:54

Police: 2 sought for shoplifting cartload of meat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Police are asking for help to identify two women suspected of stealing several hundred dollars worth of meat from a grocery store in Susquehanna Township. Township police released surveillance photos of their suspects on Tuesday. The women walked out of the Weis Markets stor

ABC27.COM - 2018-01-16 18:04:21

State Police: Man broke into cars to feed his 9- and 12-year-old sons

State Police have charged an Enola man with committing multiple break-ins of vehicles in Londonderry and Conewago townships from March 2016 to March 2017. Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy alleged that Franklin Roosevelt Kuhn Jr., 54, of the 100 block of East Shady Lane, w

PRESSANDJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-16 21:37:33

PennDOT crews working around the clock to keep roadways in good condition during snowfall

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - PennDOT road crews are working 12 hour shifts to keep up with snowfall and freezing temperatures that are impacting highways and roads in the region. PennDOT spokesman Mike Crochunis says the goal is to get ready for the morning commute. "As the temperatures go down overnig

ABC27.COM - 2018-01-17 02:23:51

Guns or ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana - and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump - in a potentially uncomfortable position. As gun-loving Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to opera

THEDAILYRECORD.COM - 2018-01-15 20:13:26

APNewsBreak: Wolf to seek OT expansion amid federal inaction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf wants to require that employers pay overtime wages to hundreds of thousands more lower-paid Pennsylvanians. Wolf administration officials told The Associated Press they planned to announce the initiative Wednesday. They expect to introduce a proposed r

ABC27.COM - 2018-01-17 05:12:44

Breaking Brad: It's so cold in Omaha that the only people taking off their gloves are Don Bacon and Brad Ashford

Brad Dickson's humor column, "Breaking Brad," appears daily on Omaha.com and in The World-Herald. To read more from Brad, check out his past columns at omaha.com/brad and follow him on Twitter. * * * * I saw an online article called "The 10 Richest People of All Time." Surprisingly, only four of the

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:30:00

Nebraska may raise highway speed limits up to 80 mph

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska could raise speed limits by 5 miles per hour on most highways, including the stretch of Interstate 80 between Omaha and Lincoln, under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nebraska Legislature. Legislative Bill 1009 would give the Department of Transportation the authority to ra

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 06:00:00

Woman speaks out after fire claims life of 2-year-old sister, critically injures mother

Ma'Shai Hall thought of her younger sister, A'Nyia Patton, as her own daughter. Now, the little girl is gone and their mother is fighting for her life. Updated: 10:17 PM CST Jan 16, 2018 Ma'Shai Hall thought of her younger sister, A'Nyia Patton, as her own daughter. Now, the little girl is gone an

KETV.COM - 2018-01-17 04:17:00

22-year-old Omaha man charged with child abuse after 4-month-old girl suffers brain injuries

A 22-year-old man has been charged with child abuse after his 4-month-old daughter suffered brain injuries that would have required a "significant amount of force" to inflict, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ka'Ron Coleman was ordered held on $250,000 bail on one count of child abuse resulting in serious

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 22:30:00