Painting has gone to the dogs as one pup in Savannah is set for his second art show.
The City of Savannah wants to make sure minority and women owned businesses are getting a fair shot to work on construction projects. News 3 told you last week about a group of minority contractors who filed suit against a construction company claiming the builder used their minority status to get a lucrative job building a Savannah school and then never hired them. On Tuesday, the city hosted a meeting to discuss how it has revamped its policy to help make sure a contract is followed throu... More>>
Effingham County’s Sheriff is asking the public for help supporting the county’s K-9 unit program. Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie sent out a letter asking citizens and businesses to come together with donations to keep the program going. More>>
Vince Green has been connected to organ donation through two family members already in his life
Traffic citations in Bluffton have soared this month, thanks to increased enforcement by the Bluffton Police Department. Officers tell WSAVthey've written more than double the amount of citations and warnings as they had in July of last year, thanks to the increased patrols.The increase follows a series of dangerous accidents along Highway 278 from Buckwalter to Simmonsville road over the past couple of months.Police tell NEWS 3, one of the biggest problems on this stretch of road is people t... More>>
(WTHR) An engineer thought he killed two people who dropped down on the railroad tracks right in front of his train, but in what some are calling a miracle, they survived. The close call was caught on video.From the train's security camera, it looked like their final moments."Now you see the two subjects here. They're frankly running for their lives at this point in time," said Eric Powell with Indiana Railroad.Powell says the incident happened earlier this month on the 80-foot high Indiana R... More>>
The pilot of the plane that crashed on Caspersen beach on July 27th killing a father and his 9 yr old daughter released a statement through the pastor of his church late Tuesday. As the pastor read the statementfrom Karl Kokomoor, the pilot's wife listened as details of what happened during thedeadly plane crash were revealed in a press conference at the church. More>>
911 calls tell the story story of what happened before and after the tragic freak accident
On Tuesday, County Chairman Al Scott presented the City with a proposed draft of a new merger agreement during the Police Policy Committee Meeting. The city and the county say they disagree about how much input the county has in choosing the new police chief and police policy. They also disagree about they way costs should be allocated.During the meeting there was also contentious discussion over whether a new agreement should be in place before new chief is hired. Chairman Scott says he want... More>>
Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say Islands Precinct officers have initiated "Operation Trust and Information," in an effort to promote positive and productive communication between officers and citizens.SCMP says as part of Operation Trust and Information officers are visiting citizens at randomly selected houses and businesses within their beat, providing them with crime prevention and reporting tips, as well as information about police services and upcoming events. The department says the op... More>>
An Albuquerque teenager is doing her part to put an end to the spate of children being left in sweltering hot cars. Alissa Chavez, a high school senior, has a patent for a device she calls "The Hot Seat," a pad that is placed inside a car seat or booster seat that works with a driver's keychain or car alarm and an app on their phone. If a child is left inside the car and the temperature rises, alarms activate. "It's loud enough to grab people's attention around the vehicle, as well as remind ... More>>
A boy was found dead in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, a senior defense official told NBC News.
Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say they are looking to question 24-year-old Geovanni Fredrico Williams about a recent shooting in the Cuyler-Brownsville neighborhood.Police say Williams eluded them Monday night when they attempted to question him about the July 18th shooting of a woman. Police say they noticed him near the 800 block of West 35th St. at about 10pm Monday, but he and another man ran into a house, where a 10-month-old girl was sleeping. Police say when questioned, the other man s... More>>
Cornbread is a 15-year-old Corgie mix who has recently started dabbling in art. His work was recently featured in an art show in Savannah, where his talent was recognized by some, who voted with their wallets about the worthiness of his skill.We'll hear much more on Cornbread's method and actually see how this ' paw-casso' pulls off art, Wednesday on Coastal Sunrise. More>>
City of Savannah tap water came out on top of a recent statewide taste test. A panel of water utility professionals conducted a blind taste test with samples submitted by municipal water utilities across the state during last week's Georgia Association of Water Professionals Annual Conference. Savannah's sample came from its ID plant which treats surface water in order to supply nearly 30 million gallons of drinking water on a daily basis.“The key to our success is really the pride our employ... More>>