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    DEVELOPING: SCMP Investigating Shooting on East Waldburg St.

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting on East Waldburg Street in Savannah. More>>

    Man Charged in Death of Puppy

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    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say they have arrested 20-year-old Briceson Moore in connection to the death of a puppy in July. More>>

    CrimeStoppers Seeking Information on 2005 Homicide

    CrimeStoppers is looking for information to help solve a murder that happened in 2005.18 year old Julius Baker was killed while walking to a store. His body was found in a vacant lot on East Henry Street. Bakerhad recently graduated from Beach High School and just joined the Army. Police need help solving the crime, there is a potential cash reward of up to $2, 500in the case. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 234-2020. More>>

    Public Asked to Respond to Proposed Troop Reductions

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    The city of Hinesville is reminding residents that the Army Environmental Command at Fort Sam Houston, TX is currently receiving the public's comments concerning projected cuts.
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    City of Savannah Releases 100 Worst Properties list

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    The City of Savannah has unveiled the 100 Worst Properties list.
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    Train Derailment Forces Road Closure in Garden City

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    Main Street and Brampton Street in Garden city is temporarily closed after a train derailment at the location. It happened around 12:30 p.m. The train was not carrying hazardous materials. Drivers are advised to avoid the area. More>>

    Savannah Achieves Highest ISO Rating

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    The city of Savannah and Savannah Fire Emergency Services have been elevated to among the highest rated cities and fire departments in America, according to the Insurance Services Office (ISO).
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    UPDATE: Man Drowns Off Harbor Island

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible drowning near the Harbor Island/Hunting Island sandbar. More>>

    Registration Open For Middle School Summit

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    The City of Savannah and the Savannah Youth Council in partnership with America's Promise Alliance will host #Choices: A Community Summit for middle school students on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center. Students enrolled in grades 6th-8th and their parents are invited to attend. Registration is required by Sept. 5. Attendees can register online at www.savannahga.gov/choices. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children to participate in the parents'... More>>

    Heat Hits Outdoor Workers Hardest

    It's a slow, steady rise in temperatures, as the heat closes in on triple digits Many know that young kids and older people are more vulnerable to heat injuries. But there are workers who also fill up emergency rooms during hot weather.Today's health alert targets the outdoor workforce in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.News 3's Martin Staunton has details. More>>

    Peanut butter, almond butter products recalled

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    nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters (listed below) packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infecte... More>>

    Our Hometown: Oatland Island Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    The Oatland Island Wildlife Center turns 40 this month! To mark this milestone, they're throwing a huge celebration... and you're invited!
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    Changes Made To SSU Student Housing After Move-In Challenges Last Year

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    On-campus housing on Savannah State University continues to be a hot commodity. Just like last year, more students applied to live on campus than there is dorm space. However, university officials said this year's move in went a lot smoother. Last year, SSU parents turned to News 3 after waiting for hours to find out if their student would have a place to stay. At issue was confusion over room confirmations. The University made some changes to student housing this year to help correct issu... More>>

    SCMPD Major Takes #IceBucketChallenge Video included

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    Efforts to raise awareness and money for ALS continued Tuesday with Savannah-Chatham Metro Police getting in on the action. More>>

    Celebrating History : 140 Years of Willow Hill School

    Willow Hill School was once the oldest operating school in Bulloch County. More>>

    Big Tree Falls and Damages Savannah Home

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    Repairs are on the itinerary for one Savannah homeowner after Tuesday's storm sent a large three tumbling down on her house.


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    What Grade is the Savannah-Chatham County School System Giving First Student? Video included

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    Is the bus company getting any better? What is the school system's next move? If any?
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    St. James & Blessed Sacrament Face ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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    Thousands of people around the country are connecting to strike out ALS also or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.Also known as Lou Gehrig's disease - ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.Tonight - how young people in savannah are pouring their hearts into a national effort to raise awareness. Thinking, memory and muscle power is good for the lady chargers 7t... More>>

    No Vaccine, No School For Hundreds In Beaufort County

    Hundreds sent home yesterday and again today, throughout the district for failing to receive the state-mandatedT-DAP vaccine. The shot protects against several illnesses such as whooping cough which doctors say is extremely contagious. But parents tellNEWS 3they had no idea their kids would be kept from class. No extension will be given to the more than 350 seventh grade students who showed up yesterday to school without theirT-DAP vaccine. "Correct its a safe and health issue that we don't... More>>

    Police Pursuit Raises Concerns

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    A police pursuit results in several wrecks and six injured people Friday night - now some in the community are questioning police policy regarding pursuits and whether that policy was followed. More>>

    Cops shoot and kill man in incident near Ferguson Video included

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    Two St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man who came within several feet of them brandishing a knife on Tuesday in a confrontation several miles from the turbulent suburb of Ferguson, authorities said. More>>

    BCSO Searching for suspect in Hilton Head Suntrust Bank Robbery

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    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon at a bank on the North end of Hilton Head Island.
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    Bluffton Man Arrested for Criminal Sexual Conduct with Child

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    The South Carolina Attorney General's office says 45-year-old Patrick Kevin Vanhorn has been arrested and charged with criminal sexual conduct with a child.
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    Gov. Deal Announces $39.7 Million In Community Development Awards

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    Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that 82 Georgia communities will receive a total of $39.7 million in assistance to grow their local economies. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the funding to Georgia's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which is administered by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA). “Strong, vibrant communities help attract companies to the state,” Deal said. “The projects funded by this program will ensure successful econo... More>>

    Two Women 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>>

    Another Big Data Breach May Affect Some in Statesboro Area, What Experts Advise

    Another Big Data Breach May Affect Some in Statesboro Area, What Experts Advise

    A huge data security breach at more than 200 hospitals nationwide may affect some patients who used East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. Experts are weighing in with the best ways to protect your credit.
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    STORM DAMAGE: Tree Takes Down Power line on Georgia Ave.

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    A storm has brought down a tree on Georgia Ave in Savannah and the tree has fallen on some power lines.
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    Large amount of crack cocaine seized in Savannah

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    Two men are behind bars after the Chatham Savannah counter Narcotics Team found almost 6 ounces of crack cocaine, marijuana, and guns. CNT says the investigation into 42-year-old Eric Bradley for possible drug sales out of his home.
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    New Traffic Signal to Improve South Effingham Left Turn Movements

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    The Georgia Department of Transportation says new traffic signals designed to improve safety and traffic flow are set to be installed this week on State Route 21 in Effingham County.
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    Local Pastor Asks Community to Join Silent Chorus for Change

    There is an effort that started this morning in Savannah to attempt to affect change in Ferguson, Missouri and quell  violence in the Hostess City. Everyone is invited to join a silent chorus for change. News 3's Martin Staunton has details.
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    Baxley Man Who Pleaded Guilty To His Wife's Murder Doesn’t Change Plea

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    A Baxley man who pleaded guilty to his wife's 2013 murder withdrew the motion to change his plea on Monday. More>>

    St. Vincent's Principal Takes on Ice Bucket Challenge

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    St. Vincent's Academy Principal Mary Anne Hogan joined a growing trend to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS. More>>

    Has Savannah's Tree Policy and Canopy Changed? Video included

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    Since the city lost a multi-million dollar lawsuit about unsafe trees, has the way the canopy is handled changed?
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    Police Train Frequently For Hostile Crowd Response

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    We're digging into how law enforcement responded to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. How would Metro Police respond to a similar situation in Savannah? More>>

    Bulloch Co. Asking for Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

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    The Bulloch Co. Sheriff's Office says they need the public's help identifying this man, who they say was involved in weekend burglary. More>>

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    • Feds order reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

      Feds order reinstatement of nuclear whistleblower

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:33:10 GMT
      A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker who the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.
      A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker who the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.
    • Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

      Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:57 GMT
      A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.
      A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
    • High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

      High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:14:32 GMT
      Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open...
      Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.
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    • Student reportedly suspended for saying 'bless you'

      Student reportedly suspended for saying 'bless you'

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:47:09 GMT
      The teacher allegedly has a list of words that students may not use in the classroom. (Photo: WMC)The teacher allegedly has a list of words that students may not use in the classroom. (Photo: WMC)
      A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
      A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
    • Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

      Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:41:02 GMT
      In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.
      In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.
    • 4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest

      4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest

      A four-year-old boy died Sunday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after police say he found a loaded handgun and shot himself in the chest.
      A four-year-old boy died Sunday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after police say he found a loaded handgun and shot himself in the chest.
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    • 59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

      59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:30:28 GMT
      Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
      Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
    • Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

      Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:30:56 GMT
      A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work.
      A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work.
    • Town N' Country grandmother fears intruder, shoots grandson by accident

      Town N' Country grandmother fears intruder, shoots grandson by accident

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:40:13 GMT
      Photo of Tyler Maddox courtesy of Facebook.Photo of Tyler Maddox courtesy of Facebook.
      Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene of a shooting in Town N' Country just before 1:00 A.M. early Tuesday morning.The sheriff's office gives a chilling account of the events that led to the shooting.In the middle of the night, Linda Maddox, 63 heard a noise and grabbed a .22 caliber revolver she keeps by the bed.
      Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene of a shooting in Town N' Country just before 1:00 A.M. early Tuesday morning.The sheriff's office gives a chilling account of the events that led to the shooting.In the middle of the night, Linda Maddox, 63 heard a noise and grabbed a .22 caliber revolver she keeps by the bed.
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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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