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    Early Morning Shooting on Greenwood St. Sends One to Hospital

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    One man is in the hospital after being shot Friday morning.Savannah Metro Police say he was shot outside of a home on Greenwood Street between Nevada and Oregon streets. They believe his injuries were non-life threatening. No information on a suspect was immediately available. More>>

    Protecting Your Pets in Severe Weather Video included

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    During severe weather situations most of us have a plan, knowing exactly where to evacuate and what to pack.But the experts say having a plan in place for your pets is just as important.Directors at the Humane Society of Greater Savannah recommend preparing a "Go Kit" for your pet.It should include a picture of you with your pet, a carrier, a leash and collar, toys, water, at least a week's worth of food, vet records and any medications your pet could need.They also so, the sooner you prepare... More>>

    GSU Bans Smoking on Campus, SSU to Follow

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    Smokers in the Peach State are losing another place they can light up. The University System of Georgia is banning the use of tobacco products on the 31 campuses it oversees. The smoking ban is mandatory October 1st. More>>

    Bluffton Man Charged with Voyeurism

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    Bluffton Police are executing a search warrant at this hour after a man was arrested and charged with two counts of voyeurism. More>>

    When Storms Come, Do You have the Right Insurance Coverage? Video included

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    Every property in Chatham County is in a flood zone, which means insurance can be key when a storm hits
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    Bluffton PD Will Soon Have More Eyes on Crime

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    The Bluffton Police Department will soon get a closer look at crime in their area thanks to new eyes in the sky. By October, 21 new security cameras will be up and running around old town. Authorities say this system of cameras will cost about $90,000,but that money will be coming from accommodations tax funds. And while that is a lot of money, Bluffton Police Chief, Joey Reynolds says its worth it to boost safety in the community. "The intent is to give us another tool in our toolbox to h... More>>

    Fugitive Files Profiles Wanted Sex Offender, Probation Violator Video included

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    Rodney Velasquez is on the run in Savannah area, wanted on various charges
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    Rape Crisis Center Teaching Life Lessons To Young Men

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    Rising numbers of sexual assaults reported here the last couple of years led the Rape Crisis Center to develop a new way to work to reduce those numbers.Young men are the focus of a new program developed by the Rape Crisis Center designed to teach them much more than the common refrain "no means no." More>>

    Barrow Announces 12th District Job Fairs

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    U.S. Congressman John Barrow has announced the dates of two job fairs to be held in our area.Barrow's office says the fairs are part of a series of events that will be held while Congress is away from Washington for the month of August. The first fair will be held in Augusta on Saturday, August 9th. The second, a fair specifically tailored to veterans' and service members community, will be held in Statesboro on Saturday, August 16th. The veterans’ jobs fair will be open exclusively to vetera... More>>

    UPDATE: Savannah Police Investigating Southside Homicide

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting on Hampstead Avenue. More>>

    Jogger attacked on Atlanta's Silver Comet Trail

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    (WXIA) A Dallas woman was attacked while jogging on the Silver Comet Trail in Paulding County Tuesday evening.Paulding County Sheriff's spokesperson Ashley Henson said the attack happened on the bridge over Academy Drive/Vernoy Aiken Road at around 6:45 p.m. The victim, 42-year-old Tina Waddell, told police she was heading east, toward Hiram, when a white man with dark hair grabbed her.Waddell's injuries were severe enough to require her to be taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital by Life Fli... More>>

    Entrepreneur launches Specialty Vodka brand, Joins Craft Cocktail Phenomena

    You might be aware that you and just about everyone else is a lot more picky about the food you like and the beer you drink. But did you know that it’s become a major trend? In the beer brewing industry, more and more small breweries or ‘craft ‘breweries are opening up. Those producing whiskey and other hard liquors are called craft distilleries. The trend also includes a movement toward organic food and locally grown food items. When it comes to ordering alcohol in bars, people have begun to... More>>

    Demolition Begins on the Old Savannah Pharmacy Video included

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    The old Savannah Pharmacy opened its doors in 1914 but has since been deemed structurally unsound and is in the process of being demolished. The local business stood at the heart of Savannah's African-American community. In 1964, it served black clientele when other businesses would not. It closed its doors on February 28th 2007. The city of Savannah says the demolition is expected to be complete by October 6th. More>>

    TX Teen Burned in 'Fire Challenge' Video included

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    (KPRC) Bored teenagers and social media add up to a painful outcome for a 14-year-old boy in Crosby, Texas.Michael Symonette, 14, is happy to be home after suffering second-degree burns. He was playing the Fire Challenge game, a disturbing national trend where young people set themselves on fire using rubbing alcohol. "He got in. He set himself on fire right there," said Michael's sister, Victoria, reenacting the incident.With his siblings watching, Michael used a bottle of rubbing alcohol th... More>>

    VIDEO: New Home for Wounded Warrior Video included

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    (WTLV) One national organization is paying it forward, and granting a deserving Jacksonville, Florida mother the gift of a new home. Jessica Blow served 11 years in the Army. She was discharged in December and she came home to find herself struggling to make ends meet. That is until, HomeStrong USA and Bank Of America granted Jessica and her son, Camron, the gift of a new home in Arlington.More than 30 volunteers worked 800 hours to renovate the 1950s New Haven home into a modern place for th... More>>

    Fatal Beauty: Former Miss Savannah Breaks Silence about Killing Boyfriend Video included

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    Eleven years ago Savannah ignited worldwide attention when the city's beauty queen of just 4 months was charged with the murder of her boyfriend. More>>

    Death Investigation Underway On Hilton Head Plantation

    The investigation continues at the home of a Hilton Head man who was found dead insise the residence yesterday. Hilton Head Fire and Rescue went to the home, located in Hilton Head Plantation,to make a welfare check and found the manon the floor of the garage. Investigators say the body may habe been there as long as a week. Investigators say part of the home's ceiling had collapsed and there was extensive mold and water damage inside the home. The victim's name is being withheld until his fa... More>>

    VIDEO: A Look at the SpongeBob Squarepants Movie Trailer Video included

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    This is a look at the trailer for the new SpongeBob Squarepants movie.Many of the scenes were filmed on Tybee Beach and in downtown Savannah. More>>

    Update: Officials say Bluffton business fire "suspicious"

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    The Bluffton Fire Department says a fire at a warehouse on Anolyn Court is under control. The building reportedly houses a couple businesses including Clover Glass of Bluffton. More>>

    K-9 Officer Retires from Chatham County Sheriff's Office

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    K-9 Officer Cpl. Puma, a 12-year-old Belgian Tervuren Malinois, is retiring to a life of leisure following a 10-year career with the Chatham County Sheriff's Office. Cpl. Puma has conducted over 4200 searches for various law enforcement agencies throughout Georgia and the country, taking millions of dollars in drugs off the streets, according to officials. She was partnered with Deputy Charlton Willoughby and officially retired July 24th. The K-9 Unit says Cpl. Puma will be truly missed. More>>

    Gulfstream to Go 'Smoke Free," January 1st

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    Gulfstream says starting January 1st, smoking will be banned on their property, that includes e-cigarettes. The company says the decision comes as an effort to help promote a healthier lifestyle for its employees. There will be designated smoking areas for customers. More>>

    Tennessee man drowns near sandbar off Tybee

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    Tybee Fire officials confirm 43 year old Thomas Price Jr. of Tennessee drowned near south beach Wednesday afternoon. Officials say Price was using an underwater camera around the sandbar when a lifeguard saw his head go under water and didn’t resurface. Lifeguards responded immediately, but officials say the area is hundreds of yards away from any station. Price was found floating face down and was rushed to Memorial where he was pronounced dead. Emergency officials want to remind beach goer... More>>

    Police Probe Another Shooting in Savannah

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    Some residents in the Bayview neighborhood in Savannah say they woke to the sound of gunfire Thursday morning. The incident sent police to the 1200 block of Damon Street sometime after 3:00 a.m. There is no confirmation of injuries from investigators, but neighbors say they believe at least one person was sent to the hospital. Lathondra Mincey says the sound of gunfire cut through the quiet of the early morning hours. “ I heard a bunch of gunshots and my momma was screaming, saying somebody s... More>>

    Reporting Arsons in Georgia

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    Georgia officials say arson is to blame for nearly $2 million in property damage in 2013, and they’re hoping that this year that will not be the case."In many cases, investigators rely on evidence provided by witnesses to convict an arsonist,” said State Insurance and Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens. That is why officials want to make sure everyone is aware of the toll-free Georgia Arson Hotline. The number is 1-800-282-5804. Tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of up to $10,000 if they pr... More>>

    Alligator in Neighborhood Pond Eludes Hinesville Police

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    Hinesville Police were hunting down a different kind of fugitive Wednesday evening. More>>

    Georgia Legislators Have Mixed Reaction Over Obama Lawsuit

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    The U.S. House authorized a lawsuit against President Obama Wednesday afternoon. More>>

    Savannah-Chatham Teachers Spend Hundreds Out-Of-Pocket For Supplies

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    The first day of school is nearly a week away for Savannah-Chatham County students. As kids enjoy the last days of freedom, teachers are getting their classrooms ready but that comes at a cost.News 3 spoke to some teachers who said they can easily spend a thousand dollars over the course of the year. Studies show the average spent by teachers in 2013 was about $500. That money goes towards classroom and student supplies to instructional materials. 6th grade Hesse Teacher Sara Jane Doubleday... More>>

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    • Solid US job gains expected for 6th straight month

      Solid US job gains expected for 6th straight month

      Friday, August 1 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:23:20 GMT
      With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday's monthly jobs report to send a similar message.
      With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday's monthly jobs report to send a similar message.
    • Witness in ex-Va. gov trial: Gifts, but no affair

      Witness in ex-Va. gov trial: Gifts, but no affair

      Friday, August 1 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:43:05 GMT
      The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
      The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
    • Florida preserve brings wolves, people together

      Florida preserve brings wolves, people together

      Friday, August 1 2014 4:52 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:52:05 GMT
      At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cynthia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to humans - and for a $25 fee,...
      At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cynthia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to humans - and for a $25 fee, they...
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    • Teen accused of torturing tortoise faces sex charges

      Teen accused of torturing tortoise faces sex charges

      Thursday, July 31 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:21:00 GMT
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      The teen accused of setting a protected tortoise on fire and killing it also faces sex charges after an encounter with a boy, NBC affiliate First Coast News reported Wednesday.
      The teen accused of setting a protected tortoise on fire and killing it also faces sex charges after an encounter with a boy, NBC affiliate First Coast News reported Wednesday.
    • Firefighters rescue pup trapped in wall

      Firefighters rescue pup trapped in wall

      Thursday, July 31 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-31 10:56:19 GMT
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      Phoenix firefighters rescued a small dog that was trapped in an opening of a cinder-block wall, KPNX reported. 
      Phoenix firefighters rescued a small dog that was trapped in an opening of a cinder-block wall, KPNX reported. 
    • SC baby found 12 lbs under weight in filth, parents vanish, authorities say

      SC baby found 12 lbs under weight in filth, parents vanish, authorities say

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:49:56 GMT
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      Authorities are looking for parents of a baby boy who have fled since their house was checked by DSS and baby taken by authorities last week, officials said. On Friday July 25 officers responded to a home on Jesse Round Lane in Colleton County for
      Authorities are looking for parents of a baby boy who have fled since their house was checked by DSS and baby taken by authorities last week, officials said. On Friday July 25 officers responded to a home on Jesse Round Lane in Colleton County for
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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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