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Decision 2014 - Georgia Election Results

    Kingston Concedes, First Loss in More than Two Decades Video included

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    David Perdue's victory over Savannah Rep. Jack Kingston spells an end to one of the most prolific political careers the Coastal Empire has ever seen.
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    Former CEO David Perdue defeats Jack Kingston to win Georgia's Republican US Senate nomination

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    ATLANTA (AP) - Former CEO David Perdue defeats Jack Kingston to win Georgia's Republican US Senate nomination. More>>

    Carter wins GOP runoff for Kingston's House seat Video included

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    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Buddy Carter has won the Republican nomination to replace GOP Rep. Jack Kingston in the U.S. House. Carter, a state senator from Pooler, defeated Savannah surgeon Bob Johnson in a Tuesday runoff in the 1st Congressional District, which covers southeast Georgia from the coast to the Florida line. Carter counted on his political experience and connections, while Johnson courted tea party voters. Kingston stepped aside after 22 years as the district's congressman to run for ... More>>

    Jolene Byrne Elected as Savannah-Chatham School Board President Video included

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    Jolene Byrne has won the election for the President of the Savannah-Chatham School Board.Byrne beat Chester Ellis with 73% of the vote. During her results party Byrne thanked the crowd for their support. More>>

    Brian Reese Wins Democratic Nomination for House District 1 Video included

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    Brian Reese is running for the democratic spot on November's ballot for U.S. Rep. District 1. He is up against Amy Tavio for the spot. Back in May Tavio has just under 34% of the vote, Reese was the next closest candidate only is seperated from Tavio by about .10 of a percent. More>>

    DEVELOPING: Shooting Investigation Underway on Capital St. Video included

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting on Capital Avenue in Savannah. WSAV has a crew on the scene and will bring you more details as soon as they become available. More>>

    Jack Kingston's Family Shares Thoughts on Campaign Video included

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    It's taken an extra two months and a couple millions dollars worth of trips, signs and ads, but the republican nomination for U.S. Senate will be determined on Tuesday night. Will it be Jack Kingston or David Perdue? Kingston's supporters have gathered at the Georgia Tech Convention Center and Hotel, including his family. Three of his four children are at the convention center to show their support and wave a few signs. They say it's a stressful day, but one they want to share with their fath... More>>

    Savannah Police Search for Homicide Suspect

    Detectives with the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department are asking for the public's help to locate a man wanted on charges of murder and aggravated assault.Thirty-eight-year-old Leonardo Lamont "Scoochie" Anderson is charged in the shootings of Arkeen Abron and Showkey Barnes on Seiler Avenue on July 18th. Abron was killed; Barnes is recovering.Anderson is described as 5' 8" and 190 pounds. He has an extensive criminal history and is considered armed and dangerous. Anderson is known to f... More>>

    BCSO Searching for Assault and Battery Suspect

    Anthony Clint Grant Jr. Anthony Clint Grant Jr.
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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office says they are searching for Anthony Clinton Grant Jr. on outstanding warrants. The sheriff's department says he is wanted for assault and battery in the 2nd degree by a mob. The department says Grant is known to frequent the Hardeeville area and Oyster Lane on Hilton Head Island. He may be with his girlfriend.The department warns the public that Grant is known to carry a gun and may be armed. To report a crime, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or text ... More>>

    Walthourville Police investigating a shooting

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    Walthourville Police say a man was shot in Hillary Park shortly before 7 pm Tuesday night. Police say he was taken to the Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville.
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    • Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

      Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:37:11 GMT
      Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
      Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
    • Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

      Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:30:47 GMT
      Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
      Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
    • Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings

      Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:30:42 GMT
      A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a university police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.
      It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a...
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    • Boy, 8, bitten by shark in knee-deep water in Brevard

      Boy, 8, bitten by shark in knee-deep water in Brevard

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:52:24 GMT
      Aadyn Crick. Image courtesy WESHAadyn Crick. Image courtesy WESH
      An Indiana boy, 8, on vacation in Central Florida with his family, got bitten by a shark, WESH reported.
      An Indiana boy, 8, on vacation in Central Florida with his family, got bitten by a shark, WESH reported.
    • Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist

      Durham mom says she didn't try to give away kids on Craigslist

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:48:05 GMT
      A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed.
      A mother of five says an ad she posted on Craigslist, in which she asked for someone to "take her five kids," was not what it seemed.
    • Employees allege Hyman's kept tips

      Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

      Popular downtown seafood restaurant faces class action lawsuit

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:15:47 GMT
      A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
      A class action lawsuit has been filed against a popular seafood restaurant in downtown Charleston, after employees allege their tips were kept from them unfairly. Former employees of Eli Hyman, and other owners of Hyman’s Seafood, are suing for minimum wages and overtime compensation. They allege the restaurant’s policy violates the Fair Labor Standards act. Under what’s known as the tip credit, server’s can be pa...
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    • 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...
    • Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

      Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Tennessee

      A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
      A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.
    • Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

      Family & friends poisoned by fish caught on vacation

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:00:09 GMT
      Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
      Karen Goncalves gave her son, Austin, a dream vacation fishing in the Bahamas. The 15-year-old loves fishing and spends much of his spare time on the water. They went with a friend of his and Karen's boyfriend. But a few days into the vacation they all got violently ill.They were rushed to a hospital for treatment and placed on IV fluids, but the medical staff didn't immediately know what was wrong. They were all flow...
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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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