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    Isle of Hope Volunteer Firefighter Wesley Franklin who was gunned down in an attempted robbery back in 2012. Isle of Hope Volunteer Firefighter Wesley Franklin who was gunned down in an attempted robbery back in 2012.

    UPDATE: Brandon Mackey Pleads Guilty to Murder of Volunteer Isle of Hope Firefighter Video included

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    Justice could finally be near for the family of a volunteer Isle of Hope Firefighter who police say was shot and killed during a robbery attempt outside a bar in Sandfly back in 2012. 
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    Beaufort Community Ice Bucket Challenge Set for Thursday Afternoon

    Beaufort Community Ice Bucket Challenge Set for Thursday Afternoon

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    A community-wide 'ice bucket challenge' is set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort. Event planning got underway when a Port Royal restaurant, Fat Patties challenged several other local businesses to dump buckets of ice water on themselves, donating money to ALS. Main Street Beaufort then organized the event, inviting any business or individual who would like to take the challenge, to come out.  More>>

    UPDATE: 'All Clear,' Given at Beach High School

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    The SCCPSS says Savannah Fire is on the campus of Beach High School after a smell of burning rubber was reported in the area.
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    Couple Injured in Motorcycle Crash

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    Two women were injured Monday night in Hinesville when a vehicle pulled in front of their motorcycle. More>>

    First Debate Between GA Senate Candidates Kicks Off

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    The first debate between U.S. Senate hopefuls Michelle Nunn and David Perdue is taking place today in Macon.
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    U.S. Ebola Patient Discharged from Emory University Hospital

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    "Today is a miraculous day," Brantly said at a news conference in Atlanta with staff of Emory University Hospital.
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    Five Indicted On Gang Activity Charges Appear in Court

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    Five defendants who were part of a large indictment last September, charging them with Participation In Criminal Gang Activity are in court on Thursday, for a Motions Hearing.
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    2014-2015 Savannah Youth Council Sworn In

    It's official. Thirty-five area eighth-graders are the newest inductees into the Savannah Youth Council (SYC). Students took the oath of office and were sworn in by Mayor Edna Jackson and Alderman Van Johnson during a ceremony held in Council Chambers at City Hall. More>>

    VIDEO: Mayor Edna Jackson Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    On Thursday morning, Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. More>>

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    • Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

      Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:54:05 GMT
      A judge has declined to allow Philadelphia prosecutors to introduce evidence that a woman charged with abducting and raping a kindergartner had viewed online cartoons depicting sexual torture.
      A young woman charged with raping a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl after abducting her from school had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday as the trial was delayed until...
    • American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

      American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:46:52 GMT
      The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.
      Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after...
    • Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

      Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

      Thursday, August 21 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:46:00 GMT
      A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the attack.
      A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and conspiracy charges.
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    • Cat dies after sitting on chair with huge wasp nest in Winter Haven

      Cat dies after sitting on chair with huge wasp nest in Winter Haven

      Thursday, August 21 2014 6:18 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:18:13 GMT
      Wasps built a massive nest on a chair outside a Winter Haven home. Tony Smarte photoWasps built a massive nest on a chair outside a Winter Haven home. Tony Smarte photo
      A Winter Haven homeowner is working to remove a huge yellow jacket nest, before the wasps that live inside do any more harm. A cat that had jumped up onto the recliner to take a nap was attacked and killed by the yellow jackets.
      A Winter Haven homeowner is working to remove a huge yellow jacket nest, before the wasps that live inside do any more harm. A cat that had jumped up onto the recliner to take a nap was attacked and killed by the yellow jackets.
    • Alive and well but Pasco veteran declared dead by government

      Alive and well but Pasco veteran declared dead by government

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:51:54 GMT
      92-year-old Frances Evans finds humor in the fact that the government considers her dead.92-year-old Frances Evans finds humor in the fact that the government considers her dead.
      When 92-year-old Frances Evans got a letter in the mail about her death, she laughed. “What's funny is they're sending the letter to me, telling me they're sorry I'm deceased.
      When 92-year-old Frances Evans got a letter in the mail about her death, she laughed. “What's funny is they're sending the letter to me, telling me they're sorry I'm deceased.
    • VIDEO: Grouper snatches shark in one bite

      VIDEO: Grouper snatches shark in one bite

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:44:27 GMT
      Clip of video from YouTubeClip of video from YouTube
      One bite: that's all it apparently took for a grouper to eat a 4-foot shark in a video posted to YouTube, according to user Gimbb14.
      One bite: that's all it apparently took for a grouper to eat a 4-foot shark in a video posted to YouTube, according to user Gimbb14.
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    • WEATHER: Waterspout Spotted Off the Coast of Tybee Island

      WEATHER: Waterspout Spotted Off the Coast of Tybee Island

      Friday, August 1 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:51:17 GMT
      The National Weather Service confirms that a water spout was spotted off the coast of Tybee Island on Friday morning. The Chatham Count Emergency Management agency says the island did activate its outdoor warning system and cleared the beach.At this time, weather reports do not indicated the waterspout will make landfall, but it is recommended to avoid the beach until the storm has passed.
      The National Weather Service confirms that a water spout was spotted off the coast of Tybee Island on Friday morning. The Chatham Count Emergency Management agency says the island did activate its outdoor warning system and cleared the beach.At this time, weather reports do not indicated the waterspout will make landfall, but it is recommended to avoid the beach until the storm has passed.
    • PHOTOS: First Day of School 2014

      PHOTOS: First Day of School 2014

      Friday, August 1 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:21:27 GMT
      This is a look at your First Day of School pictures from across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
      This is a look at your First Day of School pictures from across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.
    • 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.
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