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    UPDATE: Ft. Stewart Soldier and Daughter Killed in Fl. Plane Crash Video included

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    A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach.The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel and smashing a propeller.The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office identifies the victims as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry and his daughter Oceana.Officials tell the Sarasota Herald-Tribune the victims were either hit by the plane or its debris.Stay t... More>>

    Bluffton Police Investigate Armed Robbery

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    The Bluffton Police Department are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store yesterday on May River Road. Investigators say two suspects, one armed with a handgun, forced their way into the store at closing time. The suspects then took all the money from the cash register and safe before leaving the store.Both suspects are described as black males standing 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall. The first suspect was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with black pants, blue... More>>

    The Martin de Porres Society of Savannah Kicks Off 14th annual Camp Lighthouse

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    On Monday, The Martin de Porres Society kicked off its 14th annual Camp Lighthouse, a four-day multicultural summer program for children in first through eighth grade. Camp Lighthouse is a unique summer camp for economically disadvantaged children.
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    Heat Advisory in Effect Today from 11am to 7pm

    A heat advisory is in effect today. Avoid overexposure to the heat and limit your time out of doors. A heat advisory is in effect today. Avoid overexposure to the heat and limit your time out of doors.

    A Heat Advisory Remains In Effect From 11 Am This Morning To 7 Pm Today... look for heat indices to reach as high as 108 to 112. More>>

    Update: Savannah Chatham Metro Police Look Into Multiple Midtown Shooting

    Officers with the SCMPD were gathered on Sunday evening outside a residence on 55th street. That home was near the intersection of 55th street and Hickory. They weren’t releasing details of the crime investigated, but there were a number of clues as to just what it might be, including the the fact that officers were gathered in large numbers there and had already stretched crime scene tape around the area. News 3 is still investigating this scene. When more information becomes available, find... More>>

    Fording Island Road Extension Work to Cause Road Closures

    Fording Island Road Extension Work to Cause Road Closures

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    Construction on the Bluffton Parkway Flyover will shutdown some of Fording Island Road on Tuesday, July 29, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. for about half and hour. The original date of closure on Monday, has been changed. The closure will be necessary in order to install a reinforcing steel cage for the drilled shaft on US 278 eastbound and Fording Island Road Extension. More>>

    Shanta Greene Holds Back to School Extravaganza

    Shanta Greene Holds Back to School Extravaganza

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    After a freak accident took her leg, Shanta Greene thanks the Savannah community for supporting her through medical procedures and recovery, by giving back to them in a Back to School Extravaganza. Sunday afternoon was all about returning their support by giving away back to school supplies stuffed in backpacks, and uniforms to those returning to class soon. More>>

    Hamas Agrees to a 24 Hour Cease-Fire

    Hamas Agrees to a 24 Hour Cease-Fire

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    Hamas has agreed to a 24 hour cease-fire extension with Israel, after rejecting the cease-fire earlier on Sunday, according to Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri. Zuhri says thishumanitarian calm, "does not include the withdrawal of the occupation soldiers from Gaza borders, and allowing citizens to return to their homes and evacuate casualties is unacceptable." More>>

    Travelers Urged to Avoid Hwy 80 Heading To and From Tybee Island

    A Traffic accident on Highway 80 has snarled travel for hundreds of motorists this weekend. Here's the text of an advisory just sent out by Savannah Chatham Metro Police: "US Highway 80 has been closed to vehicle traffic at the east end of Johnny Mercer Boulevard and at the Bull River bridge as Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police investigate a head-on accident involving two vehicles. At least two vehicle occupants were being treated for what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries at th... More>>

    Protecting Our Children in School

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    When it comes to our children, every parent wants to rest comfortably in the knowledge that they're safe at school.But recent trends of horrific school shootings and other emergencies have forced the school district and law enforcement to change their strategies.Recent studies show the faster law enforcement agencies show up to the scene of a crime, the faster it's mitigated.The Savannah-Chatham Public School District currently uses a dual e-mail and phone call system to quickly alert parents... More>>

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    • Doctor: Injection lines placed correctly in inmate

      Doctor: Injection lines placed correctly in inmate

      Monday, July 28 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:29:13 GMT
      The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.
      Intravenous lines were placed correctly during the execution of an Arizona inmate whose death with lethal drugs took more than 90 minutes, a medical examiner said Monday.
    • Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

      Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:58:02 GMT
      A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
      A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
    • Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She wasn't pregnant

      Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She wasn't pregnant

      Monday, July 28 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:53:00 GMT
      The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.
      The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.
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    • Police: Georgia mom also searched Internet on child deaths in cars

      Police: Georgia mom also searched Internet on child deaths in cars

      Monday, July 28 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:42:36 GMT
      Justin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photoJustin Ross Harris and his son Cooper. Family photo
      Leanna Harris, the mother of a Georgia toddler who died locked in a hot car, has told authorities that she researched such deaths and how they occur, according to a police affidavit.
      Leanna Harris, the mother of a Georgia toddler who died locked in a hot car, has told authorities that she researched such deaths and how they occur, according to a police affidavit.
    • Man stabbed after dispute over woman's dog urinating on carpet, Myrtle Beach police say

      Man stabbed after dispute over woman's dog urinating on carpet, Myrtle Beach police say

      Monday, July 28 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:22:55 GMT
      Tracy CoxTracy Cox
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach man was punched and stabbed Saturday night after getting into an argument with a woman over her dog urinating on the furniture, a Myrtle Beach police report said.According to the report, the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on 37th Avenue North when Tracy Cox, 50, of Myrtle Beach punched the 46-year-old male victim in the face and stabbed him in the hand when he put her dog outside the home.The man told police Cox's dog had been urinating ...
      MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A Myrtle Beach man was punched and stabbed Saturday night after getting into an argument with a woman over her dog urinating on the furniture, a Myrtle Beach police report said.According to the report, the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on 37th Avenue North when Tracy Cox, 50, of Myrtle Beach punched the 46-year-old male victim in the face and stabbed him in the hand when he put her dog outside the home.The man told police Cox's dog had been urinating ...
    • VIDEO: Sea turtles hatch in the Keys

      VIDEO: Sea turtles hatch in the Keys

      Monday, July 28 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:09:17 GMT
      Look at them go - these tiny sea turtles hatched in the Keys this weekend.
      Look at them go - these tiny sea turtles hatched in the Keys this weekend.
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    • UPDATE: Ft. Stewart Soldier and Daughter Killed in Fl. Plane Crash

      UPDATE: Ft. Stewart Soldier and Daughter Killed in Fl. Plane Crash

      Monday, July 28 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:23:22 GMT
      A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach.The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel and smashing a propeller.The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office identifies the victims as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry and his daughter Oceana.Officials tell the Sarasota Herald-Tribune the victims were either hit by the plane or its debris.Stay t...
      A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach.The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel and smashing a propeller.The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office identifies the victims as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry and his daughter Oceana.Officials tell the Sarasota Herald-Tribune the victims were either hit by the plane or its debris.Stay t...
    • Update: Savannah Chatham Metro Police Look Into Multiple Midtown Shooting

      Update: Savannah Chatham Metro Police Look Into Multiple Midtown Shooting

      Officers with the SCMPD were gathered on Sunday evening outside a residence on 55th street. That home was near the intersection of 55th street and Hickory. They weren’t releasing details of the crime investigated, but there were a number of clues as to just what it might be, including the the fact that officers were gathered in large numbers there and had already stretched crime scene tape around the area. News 3 is still investigating this scene. When more information becomes available, find...
      Officers with the SCMPD were gathered on Sunday evening outside a residence on 55th street. That home was near the intersection of 55th street and Hickory. They weren’t releasing details of the crime investigated, but there were a number of clues as to just what it might be, including the the fact that officers were gathered in large numbers there and had already stretched crime scene tape around the area. News 3 is still investigating this scene. When more information becomes available, find...
    • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
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    • Local Flooding and Weather Damage

      Local Flooding and Weather Damage

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:44:14 GMT
      These are pictures and videos of local flooding and weather damage from around the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
      These are pictures and videos of local flooding and weather damage from around the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
    • Missing and Found Pets

      Missing and Found Pets

      Friday, July 11 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-07-11 17:49:53 GMT
      This is a gallery of missing and found pets in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry. To add a pet to the list please email pics@wsav.com, tweet us @WSAV or send us a Facebook message!
      This is a gallery of missing and found pets in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry. To add a pet to the list please email pics@wsav.com, tweet us @WSAV or send us a Facebook message!
    • Beached Whale On Hilton Head Island

      Beached Whale On Hilton Head Island

      Thursday, July 10 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-10 19:26:33 GMT
      WSAV has confirmed that a beached whale was found on Thursday morning on the beach in the Port Royal Plantation on Hilton Head Island.
      WSAV has confirmed that a beached whale was found on Thursday morning on the beach in the Port Royal Plantation on Hilton Head Island.
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