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  • Kids Caught On Camera Climbing On Train In Garden City

    Kids Caught On Camera Climbing On Train In Garden City

     

  • Effingham County Siblings Arrested, Charged with Incest

    Effingham County Siblings Arrested, Charged with Incest

    The sheriff's office says they two were caught in semi-truck in a parking lot across for Effingham High School on Tuesday. 
    The sheriff's office says they two were caught in semi-truck in a parking lot across for Effingham High School on Tuesday. 
  • Kids Caught On Camera Climbing On Train In Garden City

    Kids Caught On Camera Climbing On Train In Garden City

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:41:25 GMT
    Some students in Chatham County were caught putting themselves in danger Monday afternoon as they walked home from school. A concerned viewer reached out to News 3 after snapping pictures of kids climbing a train that had temporarily stopped. The incident happened on the busy railroad tracks that run across Augusta Road in Garden City. The News 3 viewer said there were around ten students walking home from either Mercer Middle School or Groves High School when some students climbed on the t...
    Some students in Chatham County were caught putting themselves in danger Monday afternoon as they walked home from school. A concerned viewer reached out to News 3 after snapping pictures of kids climbing a train that had temporarily stopped. The incident happened on the busy railroad tracks that run across Augusta Road in Garden City. The News 3 viewer said there were around ten students walking home from either Mercer Middle School or Groves High School when some students climbed on the t...
  • UPDATE: GA Power Stops Rolling Blackouts in Statesboro Following Explosion

    UPDATE: GA Power Stops Rolling Blackouts in Statesboro Following Explosion

    An explosion and fire at the Georgia Power substation on Veterans Parkway and U.S., Highway 301 South has caused power outages in parts of Bulloch County.Power from the damaged substation has been rerouted to another ssubstationin the area but there will be rolling blackouts in some areas through out the day. The blackouts will affect Bulloch County schools but officials say they are prepared to handle temporary outages.School officials say they will rely on back up generators to power emerg...
    An explosion and fire at the Georgia Power substation on Veterans Parkway and U.S., Highway 301 South has caused power outages in parts of Bulloch County.Power from the damaged substation has been rerouted to another ssubstationin the area but there will be rolling blackouts in some areas through out the day. The blackouts will affect Bulloch County schools but officials say they are prepared to handle temporary outages.School officials say they will rely on back up generators to power emerg...
  • UPDATE: Bank Robbery Suspects Located and Arrested

    UPDATE: Bank Robbery Suspects Located and Arrested

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-26 22:23:59 GMT
    The Bluffton Police Department is investigating a Friday morning bank robbery at the Sun Trust Bank on Westbury Way.
    The Bluffton Police Department is investigating a Friday morning bank robbery at the Sun Trust Bank on Westbury Way.
  • City Working to Slow Rising Floodwaters in Savannah

    City Working to Slow Rising Floodwaters in Savannah

    Derenne Ave pump station can move 858,000 gallons of water a minute

    Derenne Ave pump station can move 858,000 gallons of water a minute

  • Bluffton Police Say Body Cams Boost Safety

    Bluffton Police Say Body Cams Boost Safety

    Bluffton Policecurrently has two of these chest cameras and have ordered 17 more so that almost every officer wear one.Lowcountryreporter, Brittany Shane rode along with officers who use them to find out how they work and why they think this makes, not only the officers-- but the community-- safer. Officer Jacob Higgins has one extra duty when he goes out on calls,he has to flip on his new chest camera as part of a new department initiative." It ensures accuracy of what we are trying to obtai...
    Bluffton Policecurrently has two of these chest cameras and have ordered 17 more so that almost every officer wear one.Lowcountryreporter, Brittany Shane rode along with officers who use them to find out how they work and why they think this makes, not only the officers-- but the community-- safer. Officer Jacob Higgins has one extra duty when he goes out on calls,he has to flip on his new chest camera as part of a new department initiative." It ensures accuracy of what we are trying to obtai...
  • City of Savannah Working to Stop Rising Floodwaters

    City of Savannah Working to Stop Rising Floodwaters

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:59:44 GMT
    The most recent storm brought lots of rain and complaints with it, so what is city doing to stop the floods
    The most recent storm brought lots of rain and complaints with it, so what is city doing to stop the floods
  • Metro Police Searching for Rape Suspect

    Metro Police Searching for Rape Suspect

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:47:46 GMT
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    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have issued arrest warrants for 50-year-old Charles Christopher Green,of Savannah for raping a woman on Aug. 21.
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have issued arrest warrants for 50-year-old Charles Christopher Green,of Savannah for raping a woman on Aug. 21.
  • SCMP Investigating Reported Rape

    SCMP Investigating Reported Rape

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:38:21 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say they are investigating the rape of a Savannah woman, who says she was attacked by a man who in the Cloverdale/Laurel Grove area of west Savannah on Monday.
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police say they are investigating the rape of a Savannah woman, who says she was attacked by a man who in the Cloverdale/Laurel Grove area of west Savannah on Monday.
  • Local Students Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Local Students Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:30:11 GMT
    Garrison School of Visual Performing Arts Dance Department accepted the ALS ice water challenge from One Spirit Dance Academy in support of ALS Awareness.
    Garrison School of Visual Performing Arts Dance Department accepted the ALS ice water challenge from One Spirit Dance Academy in support of ALS Awareness.
  • "Operation Code Blue" Puts More Police Feet On The Street

    "Operation Code Blue" Puts More Police Feet On The Street

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:13:45 GMT
    In yet another effort to reduce crime in the neighborhoods of Savannah - Metro is putting more officers on the streets - on their feet. It's an effort called "Operation Code Blue."
    In yet another effort to reduce crime in the neighborhoods of Savannah - Metro is putting more officers on the streets - on their feet. It's an effort called "Operation Code Blue."
  • Rabid Raccoon Bites 88-Year-Old Woman Who Mistook It for Cat: Family

    Rabid Raccoon Bites 88-Year-Old Woman Who Mistook It for Cat: Family

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:11:32 GMT
    An 88-year-old Hamden woman who opened her sliding door to let in her cat was attacked when the animal she was petting turned out to be a raccoon– and family members say it was rabid.
    An 88-year-old Hamden woman who opened her sliding door to let in her cat was attacked when the animal she was petting turned out to be a raccoon– and family members say it was rabid.
  • Bryan County Probation Office under investigation by GBI

    Bryan County Probation Office under investigation by GBI

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:26:38 GMT
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation into the Bryan County Probation Office. Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith confirms that it has to do with a former employee and some missing money. There are still trying to determine whether the probation office can continue with things like parole until the investigation concludes, according to Sheriff Smith. It's also unclear how long the investigation will take News 3 will continue to follow this story and bring you the...
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation into the Bryan County Probation Office. Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith confirms that it has to do with a former employee and some missing money. There are still trying to determine whether the probation office can continue with things like parole until the investigation concludes, according to Sheriff Smith. It's also unclear how long the investigation will take News 3 will continue to follow this story and bring you the...
  • 4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash

    4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:19:30 GMT
    School officials say the three passengers killed in a fiery plane crashing Ohio were members of the varsity wrestling team for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
    School officials say the three passengers killed in a fiery plane crashing Ohio were members of the varsity wrestling team for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
  • PHOTOS: Women's Equality Day 2014

    PHOTOS: Women's Equality Day 2014

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:59:51 GMT
    President Barack Obama has proclaimed today, Tuesday August 26th 2014 Women's Equality Day.
    President Barack Obama has proclaimed today, Tuesday August 26th 2014 Women's Equality Day.
  • Savannah’s Fashion Night To Transform Broughton Street

    Savannah’s Fashion Night To Transform Broughton Street

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-08-26 15:07:30 GMT
    Broughton Street will once again be transformed into a pedestrian-only showcase of local fashion, art, music and design during the fourth annual Savannah's Fashion Night the evening of Thursday, Sept. 4. From 6:30 to 11 p.m., fashion shows and live music will take place on outdoor stages set up along Broughton, and boutiques will create their own unique events and promotions. Free parking is available at all meters and in the Civic Center Parking Lot during the event. Parking in the Bryan, W...
    Broughton Street will once again be transformed into a pedestrian-only showcase of local fashion, art, music and design during the fourth annual Savannah's Fashion Night the evening of Thursday, Sept. 4. From 6:30 to 11 p.m., fashion shows and live music will take place on outdoor stages set up along Broughton, and boutiques will create their own unique events and promotions. Free parking is available at all meters and in the Civic Center Parking Lot during the event. Parking in the Bryan, W...
  • Calling Attention to Women's Equality

    Calling Attention to Women's Equality

    It is Women's Equality Day, marking the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote.

    The observance also calls attention to women's continuing efforts toward full equality.

    News 3's Martin Staunton joins us from the campus of Armstrong State University, the home to a four year program based on gender and women's studies.
    It is Women's Equality Day, marking the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote.

    The observance also calls attention to women's continuing efforts toward full equality.

    News 3's Martin Staunton joins us from the campus of Armstrong State University, the home to a four year program based on gender and women's studies.

  • Calling Attention to Women's Equality

    Calling Attention to Women's Equality

    It is Women's Equality Day, marking the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. The observance also calls attention to women's continuing efforts toward full equality. News 3's Martin Staunton joins us from the campus of Armstrong State University, the home to a four year program based on gender and women's studies.
    It is Women's Equality Day, marking the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. The observance also calls attention to women's continuing efforts toward full equality. News 3's Martin Staunton joins us from the campus of Armstrong State University, the home to a four year program based on gender and women's studies.
  • Hinesville Wins National Innovation Award

    Hinesville Wins National Innovation Award

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:12:13 GMT
    The City of Hinesville won the Sister Cities International's 2014 Innovation Award - Economic Development for a city with a population less than 100,000 during the Sister Cities International's 58th Annual Conference on Aug. 2. The 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation Award for Economic Development recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding community and individual sister city programs that promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation. The City of Hinesville...
    The City of Hinesville won the Sister Cities International's 2014 Innovation Award - Economic Development for a city with a population less than 100,000 during the Sister Cities International's 58th Annual Conference on Aug. 2. The 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation Award for Economic Development recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding community and individual sister city programs that promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation. The City of Hinesville...
  • Our Hometown: GSU's Archaeology Program Featured on PBS Tonight

    Our Hometown: GSU's Archaeology Program Featured on PBS Tonight

    Georgia Public Broadcasting's Time Team America will feature Georgia Southern University's archaeology program's search for the exact location of Camp Lawton- a civil war POW camp near Millen. The broadcast showcases Team America's partnership with GSU archaeologists to discover the corner of the camp's stockade wall, determine where prisoners lived within the walls, and learn more about life for the civil war prisoners.
    Georgia Public Broadcasting's Time Team America will feature Georgia Southern University's archaeology program's search for the exact location of Camp Lawton- a civil war POW camp near Millen. The broadcast showcases Team America's partnership with GSU archaeologists to discover the corner of the camp's stockade wall, determine where prisoners lived within the walls, and learn more about life for the civil war prisoners.

  • Our Hometown: GSU's Archaeology Program Featured on PBS Tonight

    Our Hometown: GSU's Archaeology Program Featured on PBS Tonight

    Georgia Public Broadcasting's Time Team America will feature Georgia Southern University's archaeology program's search for the exact location of Camp Lawton- a civil war POW camp near Millen. The broadcast showcases Team America's partnership with GSU archaeologists to discover the corner of the camp's stockade wall, determine where prisoners lived within the walls, and learn more about life for the civil war prisoners.
    Georgia Public Broadcasting's Time Team America will feature Georgia Southern University's archaeology program's search for the exact location of Camp Lawton- a civil war POW camp near Millen. The broadcast showcases Team America's partnership with GSU archaeologists to discover the corner of the camp's stockade wall, determine where prisoners lived within the walls, and learn more about life for the civil war prisoners.
  • PHOTOS: National Dog Day 2014

    PHOTOS: National Dog Day 2014

    Tuesday, August 26th is National Dog Day.
    Tuesday, August 26th is National Dog Day.
  • UPDATE: Power Restored for Many Statesboro Residents

    UPDATE: Power Restored for Many Statesboro Residents

    Georgia Power says equipment failure at a Statesboro substation led to an early morningpower outage. A representative tells News 3 thatthey were able to reroute powerfor most customers. Most appeared to have service back before 7 a.m.
    Georgia Power says equipment failure at a Statesboro substation led to an early morningpower outage. A representative tells News 3 thatthey were able to reroute powerfor most customers. Most appeared to have service back before 7 a.m.
  • ONLY ON NEWS 3: Did They Know?

    ONLY ON NEWS 3: Did They Know?

    Chatham County Commissioners and staff were informed of the federal investigation of Memorial Hospital for Medicare fraud, and yet still passed a $183 million bond issue without any analysis of the potential civil penalties.
    Chatham County Commissioners and staff were informed of the federal investigation of Memorial Hospital for Medicare fraud, and yet still passed a $183 million bond issue without any analysis of the potential civil penalties.
  • Job Fair for Home Depot in Savannah

    Job Fair for Home Depot in Savannah

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-08-26 11:32:46 GMT
    The Georgia Department of Labor will help Home Depot fill 30 seasonal, part-time jobs for general warehouse associates today in Savannah. The recruitment will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GDOL's Savannah Career Center, 5520 White Bluff Rd. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to lift at least 75 pounds of merchandise. They must also have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma and be able...
    The Georgia Department of Labor will help Home Depot fill 30 seasonal, part-time jobs for general warehouse associates today in Savannah. The recruitment will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GDOL's Savannah Career Center, 5520 White Bluff Rd. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to lift at least 75 pounds of merchandise. They must also have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma and be able...
  • Rare Superman Comic Book Fetches a Record $3.2M

    Rare Superman Comic Book Fetches a Record $3.2M

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-08-26 04:36:48 GMT
    A rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million.A rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million.
    A rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million.
    A rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million.
  • Cops called after Fliers Fight over Seat Recline

    Cops called after Fliers Fight over Seat Recline

    Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane, just halfway to its destination. The fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a $21.95 gadget that attaches to a passenger's tray table and prevents the pers...
    Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane, just halfway to its destination. The fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a $21.95 gadget that attaches to a passenger's tray table and prevents the pers...
  • S.C. Identity Theft Unit Staying Busy

    S.C. Identity Theft Unit Staying Busy

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:51:42 GMT
    Mark Dennison takes a call to the Identity Theft Unit Monday.Mark Dennison takes a call to the Identity Theft Unit Monday.
    South Carolina residents have been keeping the state's new Identity Theft Unit busy, with its four employees answering 3,766 calls since the unit was launched last October. It was created after hackers got into the state Department of Revenue's computers and stole the personal information of 3.6 million taxpayers. Unit director Marti Phillips says, "The most common has been tax identity theft, so people using your information to file a fraudulent tax return to get your refund. Then you go to ...
    South Carolina residents have been keeping the state's new Identity Theft Unit busy, with its four employees answering 3,766 calls since the unit was launched last October. It was created after hackers got into the state Department of Revenue's computers and stole the personal information of 3.6 million taxpayers. Unit director Marti Phillips says, "The most common has been tax identity theft, so people using your information to file a fraudulent tax return to get your refund. Then you go to ...
  • SSU Students Discuss Brown, Race And Unrest From Ferguson

    SSU Students Discuss Brown, Race And Unrest From Ferguson

     

  • SSU Students Discuss Brown, Race And Unrest From Ferguson

    SSU Students Discuss Brown, Race And Unrest From Ferguson

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:01:57 GMT
    Savannah State University students, faculty, and those from the community have come together to hold an open discussion about Michael Brown, police brutality, and changing the image of black men in America. We will have more on this story tonight at 10 and 11.
    Savannah State University students, faculty, and those from the community have come together to hold an open discussion about Michael Brown, police brutality, and changing the image of black men in America. We will have more on this story tonight at 10 and 11.
  • Promoting Realtor Safety in Savannah

    Promoting Realtor Safety in Savannah

    Realtors are busy doing deals, showing homes, getting paper work to the right place, and explaining contracts.
    Realtors are busy doing deals, showing homes, getting paper work to the right place, and explaining contracts.
  • State Shuts Down Gas Pumps At Hinesville Station

    State Shuts Down Gas Pumps At Hinesville Station

     

  • Good Government Project: Did they Know?

    Good Government Project: Did they Know?

     

  • Hardeeville School Closes After 34 Years

    Hardeeville School Closes After 34 Years

    Lack of enrollment and the accompanying tuition dollars forced Abundant LifeAcademy to close up shop last week. Now parents are left to figure out just what to do with their children's education."Its devastating, its like a part of our family just died,"said parent, Crystal Saxon.Saxon and her husband both graduated from Abundant Life Academy and had sent both of their daughters there as well. That is until last week when after 34 years--the school had to shut its doors."For the last couple o...
    Lack of enrollment and the accompanying tuition dollars forced Abundant LifeAcademy to close up shop last week. Now parents are left to figure out just what to do with their children's education."Its devastating, its like a part of our family just died,"said parent, Crystal Saxon.Saxon and her husband both graduated from Abundant Life Academy and had sent both of their daughters there as well. That is until last week when after 34 years--the school had to shut its doors."For the last couple o...
  • Savannah-Chatham Police Talk About "Cold Case" Change

    Savannah-Chatham Police Talk About "Cold Case" Change

     SCMPD website change when it comes to cold cases has brought up questions

     SCMPD website change when it comes to cold cases has brought up questions

  • WSAV Crime Tracker: Quick Reaction Force

    WSAV Crime Tracker: Quick Reaction Force

     The "Quick Reaction Force" puts more officers on the street in the most dangerous areas.

     The "Quick Reaction Force" puts more officers on the street in the most dangerous areas.

  • WSAV Crime Tracker: Quick Reaction Force

    WSAV Crime Tracker: Quick Reaction Force

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:15:31 GMT
    At one point this summer, there had been 24 people shot in just 24 days in Savannah---but those numbers are now on the downswing. Police believe that's thanks to a new unit called the “Quick Reaction Force” - a special unit put into action around July 26th to help stem the tide of violence.
    At one point this summer, there had been 24 people shot in just 24 days in Savannah---but those numbers are now on the downswing. Police believe that's thanks to a new unit called the “Quick Reaction Force” - a special unit put into action around July 26th to help stem the tide of violence.
  • Historic Savannah Foundation Makes Headway on Broughton Street Facades

    Historic Savannah Foundation Makes Headway on Broughton Street Facades

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:25:38 GMT
    The Historic Savannah Foundation says after reviewing further information about the condition of the facade at 240 W. Broughton Street and upon seeing more suitable infill design plans, they have announced it will dismiss the complaint recently filed against the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA).
    The Historic Savannah Foundation says after reviewing further information about the condition of the facade at 240 W. Broughton Street and upon seeing more suitable infill design plans, they have announced it will dismiss the complaint recently filed against the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA).
  • Statesboro Man Arrested After Making Bomb Threat

    Statesboro Man Arrested After Making Bomb Threat

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:21:06 GMT
    The Statesboro Police Department says 44-year-old Clinton Johnson was arrested on Monday after he made a bomb threat directed towards two different locations within the city.
    The Statesboro Police Department says 44-year-old Clinton Johnson was arrested on Monday after he made a bomb threat directed towards two different locations within the city.
  • PHOTOS: Michael Brown Laid to Rest

    PHOTOS: Michael Brown Laid to Rest

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:19:00 GMT
    Thousands of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday to pay respects to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old teenager who was shot by a police officer two weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking more than a week of violent protest.

    Thousands of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday to pay respects to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old teenager who was shot by a police officer two weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking more than a week of violent protest.


  • Beaufort Community Discusses Rising Sea Levels in Historic District

    Beaufort Community Discusses Rising Sea Levels in Historic District

    Beaufort Community Discusses Rising Sea Levels in Historic District

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:40:30 GMT
    When sea levels rise, scientists expect low-lying areas in parts of coastal cities to go underwater. That's why community meetings are underway in the Lowcountry, to strategize how places like Beaufort can plan for their historical district to flood. The S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce brought in data and maps that show low areas like their waterfront district overcome with water as the sea levels rise. Those who attended Monday morning's meeting hosted by Mayor Billy Keyserling aske...
    When sea levels rise, scientists expect low-lying areas in parts of coastal cities to go underwater. That's why community meetings are underway in the Lowcountry, to strategize how places like Beaufort can plan for their historical district to flood. The S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce brought in data and maps that show low areas like their waterfront district overcome with water as the sea levels rise. Those who attended Monday morning's meeting hosted by Mayor Billy Keyserling aske...
  • Fire Truck Swallowed Up by a Hole

    Fire Truck Swallowed Up by a Hole

    Monday, August 25 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-08-25 19:37:44 GMT
    The back end of a fire truck was swallowed up by a big hole in the ground in Greensburg, Kentucky.
    The back end of a fire truck was swallowed up by a big hole in the ground in Greensburg, Kentucky.
  • Caught On Cam: Cop Punches Suspect

    Caught On Cam: Cop Punches Suspect

    Monday, August 25 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-08-25 18:46:03 GMT
    A South Carolina sheriff's deputy is on administrative leave after a violent arrest was captured on camera.
    A South Carolina sheriff's deputy is on administrative leave after a violent arrest was captured on camera.
  • WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

    Monday, August 25 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-08-25 18:22:30 GMT
    The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy awards are set for tonight, Monday August 25th at 8pm eastern, right here on WSAV.
    The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy awards are set for tonight, Monday August 25th at 8pm eastern, right here on WSAV.
  • State Shuts Down Gas Pumps At Hinesville Station

    State Shuts Down Gas Pumps At Hinesville Station

    Monday, August 25 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-08-25 17:01:14 GMT
    When Amber Parker took a video Friday at a gas station near her home she didn't know what kind of response she would receive. But she apparently hit a nerve with at least some of her neighbors. She says she had complained to station staff about a month ago when she encountered a problem after she stopped pumping gas but the meter kept running. She says at that point no one seemed too concerned. "But I heard from a few other people that it was happening to them so last week I made the video an...
    When Amber Parker took a video Friday at a gas station near her home she didn't know what kind of response she would receive. But she apparently hit a nerve with at least some of her neighbors. She says she had complained to station staff about a month ago when she encountered a problem after she stopped pumping gas but the meter kept running. She says at that point no one seemed too concerned. "But I heard from a few other people that it was happening to them so last week I made the video an...
  • Our Hometown: Art for AMBUCS FUNdraiser

    Our Hometown: Art for AMBUCS FUNdraiser

    Are you ready to have "A Whole Latte Fun?" You're invited to join News 3's Kim Gusby as she hosts her "Art for AMBUCS" FUNdraiser... Saturday, September 13... 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Art Bash Studio at 7704 Waters Ave.
    Are you ready to have "A Whole Latte Fun?" You're invited to join News 3's Kim Gusby as she hosts her "Art for AMBUCS" FUNdraiser... Saturday, September 13... 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Art Bash Studio at 7704 Waters Ave.
  • Savannah Fire Remembers Retired Battalion Chief

    Savannah Fire Remembers Retired Battalion Chief

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:21:54 GMT
    In tribute to the passing of retired Savannah Fire Emergency Services Battalion Chief, Forrest “Todd” Heil, flags at all SFES facilities will be flown at half staff until Thursday morning. Heil, a 15 ½ year veteran of the department, died Friday, August 22, 2014 following a battle with cancer. Heil began his career at Savannah Fire Emergency Services in November 1998. He retired from service July 1, 2014. Prior to joining SFES, he served seven years in the U.S. Army. His first assignment o...
    In tribute to the passing of retired Savannah Fire Emergency Services Battalion Chief, Forrest “Todd” Heil, flags at all SFES facilities will be flown at half staff until Thursday morning. Heil, a 15 ½ year veteran of the department, died Friday, August 22, 2014 following a battle with cancer. Heil began his career at Savannah Fire Emergency Services in November 1998. He retired from service July 1, 2014. Prior to joining SFES, he served seven years in the U.S. Army. His first assignment o...
  • Remembering Willow Hill: Surviving Separate But Equal

    Remembering Willow Hill: Surviving Separate But Equal

    The Willow Hill School in Portal has been awarded a Georgia Historical Marker, as "one of the best examples of equalization schools" in the state. The dedication of that marker will take place at the Willow Hill School this Saturday, August 30 at 9 a.m.

    News 3's Martin Staunton has details.
    The Willow Hill School in Portal has been awarded a Georgia Historical Marker, as "one of the best examples of equalization schools" in the state. The dedication of that marker will take place at the Willow Hill School this Saturday, August 30 at 9 a.m.

    News 3's Martin Staunton has details.
  • Remembering Willow Hill: Surviving Separate But Equal

    Remembering Willow Hill: Surviving Separate But Equal

    The Willow Hill School in Portal has been awarded a Georgia Historical Marker, as "one of the best examples of equalization schools" in the state. The dedication of that marker will take place at the Willow Hill School this Saturday, August 30 at 9 a.m.

    News 3's Martin Staunton has details.
    The Willow Hill School in Portal has been awarded a Georgia Historical Marker, as "one of the best examples of equalization schools" in the state. The dedication of that marker will take place at the Willow Hill School this Saturday, August 30 at 9 a.m.

    News 3's Martin Staunton has details.

  • Tropical Storm Cristobal

    Tropical Storm Cristobal

    Tropical Storm Cristobal Forecast TrackTropical Storm Cristobal Forecast Track
    Cristobal is slowing strengthening moving north between 5-10 mph.
    Cristobal Strengthens Slightly As It Moves Slowly Northward Away From The Bahamas.

  • Our Hometown: Art for AMBUCS FUNdraiser

    Our Hometown: Art for AMBUCS FUNdraiser

    Are you ready to have "A Whole Latte Fun?" You're invited to join News 3's Kim Gusby as she hosts her "Art for AMBUCS" FUNdraiser... Saturday, September 13... 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Art Bash Studio at 7704 Waters Ave.
    Are you ready to have "A Whole Latte Fun?" You're invited to join News 3's Kim Gusby as she hosts her "Art for AMBUCS" FUNdraiser... Saturday, September 13... 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Art Bash Studio at 7704 Waters Ave.

  • Rebecca Foley's Family Still Searching for Answers

    Rebecca Foley's Family Still Searching for Answers

     

  • Rebecca Foley's Family Still Pushing for Answers

    Rebecca Foley's Family Still Pushing for Answers

    Aug 24, 2014 06:21 PM2014-08-25 04:09:14 GMT
    It has been 19 months since the murder of 21-year-old Rebecca Foley and her parents are still searching for answers, but in very different ways.Rebecca's father, Eddie, blames the police department, saying they've misled him through their investigation and have given up on her case."Today I'm seeking help from either the mayor, the chief of police or the governor to get this case rolling,he says." I'm calling on the people of Savannah to rise up, write letters let them know you're unhappy wit...
    It has been 19 months since the murder of 21-year-old Rebecca Foley and her parents are still searching for answers, but in very different ways.Rebecca's father, Eddie, blames the police department, saying they've misled him through their investigation and have given up on her case."Today I'm seeking help from either the mayor, the chief of police or the governor to get this case rolling,he says." I'm calling on the people of Savannah to rise up, write letters let them know you're unhappy wit...
  • Beaufort Grassroots Group Talks Funding for Civic Green Downtown

    Beaufort Grassroots Group Talks Funding for Civic Green Downtown

    Beaufort Grassroots Group Talks Funding for Civic Green Downtown

    Sunday, August 24 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-24 20:59:34 GMT
    When a grassroots group in Beaufort petitioned to stop the city's commercial development of the marina parking lot downtown, the group called Civic Green made plans of their own on what could go in the lot. Civic Green's goal is to extend the Waterfront Park, in a green space, and to add a parking deck at another location to make up for the spots lost. However, the group must find the funding for the plan. The City of Beaufort's first plan for River Place at the marina parking lot involved a ...
    When a grassroots group in Beaufort petitioned to stop the city's commercial development of the marina parking lot downtown, the group called Civic Green made plans of their own on what could go in the lot. Civic Green's goal is to extend the Waterfront Park, in a green space, and to add a parking deck at another location to make up for the spots lost. However, the group must find the funding for the plan. The City of Beaufort's first plan for River Place at the marina parking lot involved a ...
  • Liberty County Sheriff Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Liberty County Sheriff Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect

    The Liberty County Sheriffs Office is asking for the public's help in apprehending a suspect in a Sunday morning armed robbery in Flemington.The robbery occurred at 5:58 am at the Parker's Service station at the intersection of East Oglethorpe Highway and Old Sunbury Road. The suspect entered the store where 2 clerks were working and brandished a handgun at one of the clerks and demanded the cash. The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and fled. No one was injured during g the ro...
    The Liberty County Sheriffs Office is asking for the public's help in apprehending a suspect in a Sunday morning armed robbery in Flemington.The robbery occurred at 5:58 am at the Parker's Service station at the intersection of East Oglethorpe Highway and Old Sunbury Road. The suspect entered the store where 2 clerks were working and brandished a handgun at one of the clerks and demanded the cash. The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and fled. No one was injured during g the ro...
  • Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Shakes San Francisco

    UPDATE: Numerous Buildings Uninhabitable After Earthquake Shakes CA

    UPDATE: Numerous Buildings Uninhabitable After Earthquake Shakes CA

    Sunday, August 24 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-08-24 19:29:00 GMT
    (CNN)- A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit the northern San Francisco Bay area early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was the strongest to hit the Bay area since 1989, when an earthquake struck during the World Series. Sunday's quake struck four miles northwest of American Canton, six miles southwest of Napa, and nine miles southeast of Sonomo,according to the USGS.
    (CNN)- A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit the northern San Francisco Bay area early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was the strongest to hit the Bay area since 1989, when an earthquake struck during the World Series. Sunday's quake struck four miles northwest of American Canton, six miles southwest of Napa, and nine miles southeast of Sonomo,according to the USGS.
  • Three Dead in LA-Area Shootings Within One Hour

    Three Dead in LA-Area Shootings Within One Hour

    Three people are dead and two others are injured after three separate shootings within the span of an hour Sunday morning, and the Los Angeles Police Department says the attacks may be related.LAPD Officer Liliana Preciado says a 20-year-old woman died in the first shooting at 5:50 a.m., in the San Fernando Valley.Two others were injured.Forty-five minutes later, LAPD responded to a call in Sylmar and found a man dead at the scene.Ten minutes later, a third woman was shot in the head and died...
    Three people are dead and two others are injured after three separate shootings within the span of an hour Sunday morning, and the Los Angeles Police Department says the attacks may be related.LAPD Officer Liliana Preciado says a 20-year-old woman died in the first shooting at 5:50 a.m., in the San Fernando Valley.Two others were injured.Forty-five minutes later, LAPD responded to a call in Sylmar and found a man dead at the scene.Ten minutes later, a third woman was shot in the head and died...
  • SSU Students March on Bay Street

    SSU Students March on Bay Street

     

  • Three Kids Among Five Dead in Fiery NY Crash

    Three Kids Among Five Dead in Fiery NY Crash

    Authorities say a car veered off a New York highway, struck a tree and burst into flames, killing the two adults and three children who were inside.State police said early Sunday that a Honda Accord driven by 37-year-old Myriam Lebrun was traveling westbound on the Southern State Parkway in Long Island when it left the highway just before 11 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle struck a tree before bursting into flames.All five people in the car died. State police identified the other victims as 68-yea...
    Authorities say a car veered off a New York highway, struck a tree and burst into flames, killing the two adults and three children who were inside.State police said early Sunday that a Honda Accord driven by 37-year-old Myriam Lebrun was traveling westbound on the Southern State Parkway in Long Island when it left the highway just before 11 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle struck a tree before bursting into flames.All five people in the car died. State police identified the other victims as 68-yea...
  • AMBER ALERT: Douglas County Sheriff's Office Looking for Two Children

    AMBER ALERT: Douglas County Sheriff's Office Looking for Two Children

    On behalf of Douglas County Sheriff's Office a Levi's Call has been activated for Cyrus Foster, 1-year-old black male, last seen wearing orange pj set with "All Star" in blue ink on shirt and Peyton Foster, 3-year-old black female, last seen wearing a red, white, and blue pj short set. Taken from 1057 Abercorn Way Douglasville, GA 30134 on August 23, 2014 10 p.m.If you have any information or whereabouts please contact Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 770-944-5656.Suspect: Bornuallah Foster...
    On behalf of Douglas County Sheriff's Office a Levi's Call has been activated for Cyrus Foster, 1-year-old black male, last seen wearing orange pj set with "All Star" in blue ink on shirt and Peyton Foster, 3-year-old black female, last seen wearing a red, white, and blue pj short set. Taken from 1057 Abercorn Way Douglasville, GA 30134 on August 23, 2014 10 p.m.If you have any information or whereabouts please contact Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 770-944-5656.Suspect: Bornuallah Foster...
  • Cristobal Becomes Tropical Storm near Bahamas

    Cristobal Becomes Tropical Storm near Bahamas

    Sunday, August 24 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-24 14:14:37 GMT
    The U.S. Hurricane Center says a tropical depression that dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal.
    The U.S. Hurricane Center says a tropical depression that dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Cristobal.
  • Georgia Participating in DUI Campaign

    Georgia Participating in DUI Campaign

    Law enforcement officials in six states are launching their 23rd annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence.Sunday is the official start of the six-day campaign, which includes law enforcement agencies in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.Police, sheriff's deputies and state troopers will be setting up checkpoints near their state borders and will also be on the lookout for drug offenders, fugitives, ...
    Law enforcement officials in six states are launching their 23rd annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence.Sunday is the official start of the six-day campaign, which includes law enforcement agencies in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.Police, sheriff's deputies and state troopers will be setting up checkpoints near their state borders and will also be on the lookout for drug offenders, fugitives, ...
  • Afghan Military Pilots Soon to Train in Georgia

    Afghan Military Pilots Soon to Train in Georgia

    The U.S. Air Force says it will soon begin training Afghan pilots at Moody Air Force Base in south Georgia. Those pilots will learn to fly and maintain a light attack and reconnaissance plane, called the A-29 Tucano. It is a turbo prop driven craft. U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss helped make the announcement on Friday. He says having Afghan service members train in south Georgia “ ensures our airmen can conduct this important training mission from the safety of one of our premier U.S. bases.
    The U.S. Air Force says it will soon begin training Afghan pilots at Moody Air Force Base in south Georgia. Those pilots will learn to fly and maintain a light attack and reconnaissance plane, called the A-29 Tucano. It is a turbo prop driven craft. U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss helped make the announcement on Friday. He says having Afghan service members train in south Georgia “ ensures our airmen can conduct this important training mission from the safety of one of our premier U.S. bases.
  • College Football Hall of Fame Answers Fan’s Prayers; finally Opens

    College Football Hall of Fame Answers Fan’s Prayers; finally Opens

    The Associated Press reports a big hunk of very welcome sports news: the new College Football Hall of Fame has opened in downtown Atlanta. They're expecting to bring in as many as a half-million visitors each year. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed kicked off the Saturday opening with by blowing a whistle. Fans then began pouring into the three story facility. The new hall of fame is located just down the way from the Georgia Dome and Centennial Park.
    The Associated Press reports a big hunk of very welcome sports news: the new College Football Hall of Fame has opened in downtown Atlanta. They're expecting to bring in as many as a half-million visitors each year. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed kicked off the Saturday opening with by blowing a whistle. Fans then began pouring into the three story facility. The new hall of fame is located just down the way from the Georgia Dome and Centennial Park.
  • Boiled Peanut Festival Returns to Bluffton

    Boiled Peanut Festival Returns to Bluffton

    Boiled Peanut Festival Returns to Bluffton

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-23 22:18:06 GMT
    A larger-than-life-sized peanut marked the spot in Old Town Bluffton where boiled peanuts were served all day. The third annual Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival drew crowds together to eat what some call a southern snack food staple. 
    A larger-than-life-sized peanut marked the spot in Old Town Bluffton where boiled peanuts were served all day. The third annual Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival drew crowds together to eat what some call a southern snack food staple. 
  • Parents, Attorney General Talk Online Safety After Recent Child Predator Arrests

    Parents, Attorney General Talk Online Safety After Recent Child Predator Arrests

    Parents, Attorney General Talk Online Safety After Recent Child Predator Arrests

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-08-23 22:17:46 GMT
    After a recent arrest for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Child was made this week in Bluffton, parents are looking for new ways to keep their children safe online. The South Carolina Attorney General, as well as some Bluffton parents believe the first step in securing children's safety over the internet, is to communicate openly about what social media sites kids use, and who they talk to. 
    After a recent arrest for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Child was made this week in Bluffton, parents are looking for new ways to keep their children safe online. The South Carolina Attorney General, as well as some Bluffton parents believe the first step in securing children's safety over the internet, is to communicate openly about what social media sites kids use, and who they talk to. 
  • SSU Students March on Bay Street

    SSU Students March on Bay Street

    Saturday, August 23 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-08-23 21:20:06 GMT
    Following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, protests have sparked up across the nation.In response, students from Savannah State University gathered at Reynolds Square Saturday to March on Bay Street.Their goals: take growing awareness sparked by the tragedy in Ferguson and use it to bring attention to problems here at home."We want to show the world, not just Savannah State and our community, but the police everywhere and everyone everywhere," says Ja'Andra Whe...
    Following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, protests have sparked up across the nation.In response, students from Savannah State University gathered at Reynolds Square Saturday to March on Bay Street.Their goals: take growing awareness sparked by the tragedy in Ferguson and use it to bring attention to problems here at home."We want to show the world, not just Savannah State and our community, but the police everywhere and everyone everywhere," says Ja'Andra Whe...
  • Savannah Feed the Hungry Announces Expansion

    Savannah Feed the Hungry Announces Expansion

    Saturday, August 23 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-23 21:19:45 GMT
    Savannah Feed the Hungry was created in 2009, providing fresh produce to more than 25-thousand families and now, they'll be able to help even more.Today, they announced it will be expanding to more than 20 cities by Thanksgiving.Until now, rural communities did not have access to the group, and organizers are looking forward to the good it'll bring."It's going to be tremendous, we're going to feed over 40,000 people over the holiday season," says Reverend Carl Gilliard. "We will be the larges...
    Savannah Feed the Hungry was created in 2009, providing fresh produce to more than 25-thousand families and now, they'll be able to help even more.Today, they announced it will be expanding to more than 20 cities by Thanksgiving.Until now, rural communities did not have access to the group, and organizers are looking forward to the good it'll bring."It's going to be tremendous, we're going to feed over 40,000 people over the holiday season," says Reverend Carl Gilliard. "We will be the larges...
  • Cost for State Ethics Agency Suit to Increase

    Cost for State Ethics Agency Suit to Increase

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-08-23 14:45:32 GMT
    A lawsuit against the state ethics commission is still costing taxpayers despite a jury verdict earlier this year.Both sides will be back in court Monday to address claims the state failed to turn over key documents before trial.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the state is paying two private attorneys $125 an hour to defend the commission and its executive director against the claims. That comes after Attorney General Sam Olens said his office couldn't defend itself and the commissio...
    A lawsuit against the state ethics commission is still costing taxpayers despite a jury verdict earlier this year.Both sides will be back in court Monday to address claims the state failed to turn over key documents before trial.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the state is paying two private attorneys $125 an hour to defend the commission and its executive director against the claims. That comes after Attorney General Sam Olens said his office couldn't defend itself and the commissio...
  • Barrow, Allen Both Target Obama in Early TV Ads

    Barrow, Allen Both Target Obama in Early TV Ads

    Saturday, August 23 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-23 14:36:56 GMT
    Early campaign ads by Democratic Rep. John Barrow and the Republican challenger for his east Georgia congressional seat are focused on the same target: President Barack Obama.Barrow of Augusta began airing TV ads Thursday in which the five-term Democrat says "I took them on" when the Obama administration failed to request funding this year to deepen the Port of Savannah's harbor.Courting independent and conservative voters is essential for Barrow in Georgia's 12th District, which was drawn to...
    Early campaign ads by Democratic Rep. John Barrow and the Republican challenger for his east Georgia congressional seat are focused on the same target: President Barack Obama.Barrow of Augusta began airing TV ads Thursday in which the five-term Democrat says "I took them on" when the Obama administration failed to request funding this year to deepen the Port of Savannah's harbor.Courting independent and conservative voters is essential for Barrow in Georgia's 12th District, which was drawn to...
  • SCMPD: Seeking Southside Auto Break in Thief Sought

    SCMPD: Seeking Southside Auto Break in Thief Sought

    Saturday, August 23 2014 4:25 AM EDT2014-08-23 08:25:02 GMT
    Surveillance video showing the thief leaving Walmart on Montgomery Cross Road with a TV purchased with a stolen credit card.Surveillance video showing the thief leaving Walmart on Montgomery Cross Road with a TV purchased with a stolen credit card.
    Detectives are searching for a man who they say is behind at least two recent thefts on Savannah's southside. Officers responded to the report of an auto break-in at a Reynolds Street residence on the morning of Wednesday, August 13. A purse was containing several cards was stolen, according to Savannah-Chatham Metro Police. One of the stolen credit cards was later connected to multiple fraudulent purchases at a BP Gas Station at the intersection of Waters and DeRenne Avenues. The suspec...
    Detectives are searching for a man who they say is behind at least two recent thefts on Savannah's southside. Officers responded to the report of an auto break-in at a Reynolds Street residence on the morning of Wednesday, August 13. A purse was containing several cards was stolen, according to Savannah-Chatham Metro Police. One of the stolen credit cards was later connected to multiple fraudulent purchases at a BP Gas Station at the intersection of Waters and DeRenne Avenues. The suspec...
  • Some Chatham Families Unhappy About First Phase To Fix School Overcrowding

    Some Chatham Families Unhappy About First Phase To Fix School Overcrowding

     

  • Emanuel County Home Destroyed by Fire

    Emanuel County Home Destroyed by Fire

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-08-23 02:41:46 GMT
    The American Red Cross is assisting an Emanuel County resident whose home was destroyed by fire.
    The American Red Cross is assisting an Emanuel County resident whose home was destroyed by fire.
  • Some Chatham Families Unhappy About First Phase To Fix School Overcrowding

    Some Chatham Families Unhappy About First Phase To Fix School Overcrowding

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:21:47 GMT
    A little more than 38,000 students are attending the Savannah-Chatham school district this year. The enrollment has increased by more than 500 students from last year. To help alleviate overcrowding in west Chatham County schools, the district created a new attendance zone for Port Wentworth students and started shifting them this year. The first phase has left some students in the same family going to two different schools. Clarence Griffin and his two girls live in the Newport subdivisi...
    A little more than 38,000 students are attending the Savannah-Chatham school district this year. The enrollment has increased by more than 500 students from last year. To help alleviate overcrowding in west Chatham County schools, the district created a new attendance zone for Port Wentworth students and started shifting them this year. The first phase has left some students in the same family going to two different schools. Clarence Griffin and his two girls live in the Newport subdivisi...
  • Teen Charged in Businessman's Shooting

    Teen Charged in Businessman's Shooting

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:58:08 GMT
    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting and robbery earlier this month along Waters Avenue.
    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting and robbery earlier this month along Waters Avenue.
  • Crime Tracker: Neighborhood Watch

    Crime Tracker: Neighborhood Watch

     The Feiler Park and Tatumville neighborhoods are restarting a Neighborhood Watch Program.

     The Feiler Park and Tatumville neighborhoods are restarting a Neighborhood Watch Program.

  • Houlihan Bridge on Hgwy 25 CLOSED for Emergency Repairs

    Houlihan Bridge on Hgwy 25 CLOSED for Emergency Repairs

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:20:10 GMT
    The Port Wentworth Police Department says the Houlihan Bridge on GA HWY 25 in Port Wentworth is closed for emergency repairs. 
    The Port Wentworth Police Department says the Houlihan Bridge on GA HWY 25 in Port Wentworth is closed for emergency repairs. 
  • Savannah Man Wanted in Connection to Teen's Murder

    Savannah Man Wanted in Connection to Teen's Murder

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:16:14 GMT
    18-year-old Jo'Andre Robbins18-year-old Jo'Andre Robbins
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are requesting the public's help in locating a Savannah man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old teen in the Carver Village last area Saturday night.
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are requesting the public's help in locating a Savannah man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old teen in the Carver Village last area Saturday night.
  • SCMP Asking for Help Identifying Keys

    SCMP Asking for Help Identifying Keys

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:58:47 GMT
    Source: SCMPDSource: SCMPD
    Detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department say they are seeking help from the public in identifying keys obtained during arrests this week.
    Detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department say they are seeking help from the public in identifying keys obtained during arrests this week.
  • VIDEO: Four Kentucky Firefighters Injured During Ice Bucket Challenge

    VIDEO: Four Kentucky Firefighters Injured During Ice Bucket Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:29:40 GMT
    Four Kentucky firefighters were shocked Thursday, one of them critically, while helping the Campbellsville University marching band with an ALS ice bucket challenge.
    Four Kentucky firefighters were shocked Thursday, one of them critically, while helping the Campbellsville University marching band with an ALS ice bucket challenge.
  • Gov. Deal Visits Gulfstream, Gives Kudos to Economic Engine

    Gov. Deal Visits Gulfstream, Gives Kudos to Economic Engine

    Governor Nathan Deal visited Savannah and Gulfstream Aerospace on his swing through Georgia this afternoon. He recited a few facts most are familiar with, but are happy to hear nonetheless. The Governor took the occasion to remind his listeners that Gulfstream was a leader in the aviation industry. The company's luxury jets are among the most sought-after across the world, for those who can afford them. In rising to such heights the company has also managed to become a key player in the econo...
    Governor Nathan Deal visited Savannah and Gulfstream Aerospace on his swing through Georgia this afternoon. He recited a few facts most are familiar with, but are happy to hear nonetheless. The Governor took the occasion to remind his listeners that Gulfstream was a leader in the aviation industry. The company's luxury jets are among the most sought-after across the world, for those who can afford them. In rising to such heights the company has also managed to become a key player in the econo...
  • Hampton County Negotiates 'Project Sunshine' Deal

    Hampton County Negotiates 'Project Sunshine' Deal

    Hampton County Negotiates 'Project Sunshine' Deal

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:17:32 GMT
    Hundreds of Hampton County workers expect to lose their jobs in the next few months, when the Nevamar plant closes. Now, the county is negotiating a business deal with the project code-named ‘Project Sunshine,' to replace some of the jobs lost.
    Hundreds of Hampton County workers expect to lose their jobs in the next few months, when the Nevamar plant closes. Now, the county is negotiating a business deal with the project code-named ‘Project Sunshine,' to replace some of the jobs lost.
  • Heat Magnified in Locked Cars

    Heat Magnified in Locked Cars

    Emergency officials are warning this heat can be deadly -- especially if locked inside a hot car. Minutes is all it takes to turn a car into a dangerous scenario for your child or pet. "We have to be really careful not to leave our children in a car unattended for any length of time in this weather. The inside of a car can get to 140-150 degrees in no time," said pediatrician Dr. Tim Keane.The high temperaturescan lead to things such as heat exhaustion and even heat stroke. "They can become d...
    Emergency officials are warning this heat can be deadly -- especially if locked inside a hot car. Minutes is all it takes to turn a car into a dangerous scenario for your child or pet. "We have to be really careful not to leave our children in a car unattended for any length of time in this weather. The inside of a car can get to 140-150 degrees in no time," said pediatrician Dr. Tim Keane.The high temperaturescan lead to things such as heat exhaustion and even heat stroke. "They can become d...
  • SCMP: Crime Initiative Helps Cut Criminal Activity

    SCMP: Crime Initiative Helps Cut Criminal Activity

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:14:31 GMT
    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department says an initiative to address a summer increase in shootings and other violent crimes has led to more than 30 arrests and the seizure of illegal drugs.
    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department says an initiative to address a summer increase in shootings and other violent crimes has led to more than 30 arrests and the seizure of illegal drugs.
  • Two Charged in Rincon Marijuana Operation

    Two Charged in Rincon Marijuana Operation

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:38:46 GMT
    A Rincon woman is under arrest and police are seeking her husband after officers discovered what is described as a sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation.
    A Rincon woman is under arrest and police are seeking her husband after officers discovered what is described as a sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation.
  • BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters Lawsuit Dismissed

    BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters Lawsuit Dismissed

    The lawsuit filed by fifty Savannah Fire Captains against the City Manager has been dismissed by Superior Court Judge James Bass, preventing any appeal by the group. The suit, claiming unfair compensation following promotions,was filed in Marchof this year.In a memo to the mayor and alderman, Savannah City Manager Stephanie Cutter says the city remains "committed to fair and equitable pay for all our employees." She also states, the city isconducting a pay and compensation study to determine ...
    The lawsuit filed by fifty Savannah Fire Captains against the City Manager has been dismissed by Superior Court Judge James Bass, preventing any appeal by the group. The suit, claiming unfair compensation following promotions,was filed in Marchof this year.In a memo to the mayor and alderman, Savannah City Manager Stephanie Cutter says the city remains "committed to fair and equitable pay for all our employees." She also states, the city isconducting a pay and compensation study to determine ...
  • Perfect Pet Picks of the Week for August 22, 2014

    Perfect Pet Picks of the Week for August 22, 2014

    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.Tina Turner, Max A. Saurus, and Zoie are this week's picks. For adoption information, contact the Humane Society for Greater Savannah at: humanesocietysav.org.
    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.Tina Turner, Max A. Saurus, and Zoie are this week's picks. For adoption information, contact the Humane Society for Greater Savannah at: humanesocietysav.org.
  • Perfect Pet: Zoie

    Perfect Pet: Zoie

    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.
    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.

  • Perfect Pet: Max A. Saurus

    Perfect Pet: Max A. Saurus

    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.
    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.

  • Perfect Pet: Tina Turner

    Perfect Pet: Tina Turner

    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.




    There are many furry friends looking for a good home. Today could be the day you find your Perfect Pet.





  • District 3 Residents Invited to "Ask an Alderman"

    District 3 Residents Invited to "Ask an Alderman"

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:05:51 GMT
    If you have something you'd like to tell or ask an alderman, now's your chance if you live in District 3. Alderman John Hall and Alderman At Large Carolyn Bell will be taking questions this Monday, August 25 at Bible Baptist Church at 4700 Skidaway Road. The event starts at 6 p.m. For more information, contact District 3 Alderman John Hall at (912) 596-1807 or Alderman At Large Carolyn Bell at (912) 663-7907.The City of Savannah holds these meet-and-greets in each of the City's six aldermani...
    If you have something you'd like to tell or ask an alderman, now's your chance if you live in District 3. Alderman John Hall and Alderman At Large Carolyn Bell will be taking questions this Monday, August 25 at Bible Baptist Church at 4700 Skidaway Road. The event starts at 6 p.m. For more information, contact District 3 Alderman John Hall at (912) 596-1807 or Alderman At Large Carolyn Bell at (912) 663-7907.The City of Savannah holds these meet-and-greets in each of the City's six aldermani...
  • Update: Pooler Arsonist Still Sought

    Update: Pooler Arsonist Still Sought

    We have a follow up on a recent arson case in Pooler.
    Four fires were set in a hotel over a twenty-four hour period in the final days of 2013.
    News 3's Martin Staunton has the latest.
    We have a follow up on a recent arson case in Pooler.
    Four fires were set in a hotel over a twenty-four hour period in the final days of 2013.
    News 3's Martin Staunton has the latest.

  • Update: Pooler Arsonist Still Sought

    Update: Pooler Arsonist Still Sought

    We have a follow up on a recent arson case in Pooler.Four fires were set in a hotel over a twenty-four hour period in the final days of 2013.News 3's Martin Staunton has the latest.
    We have a follow up on a recent arson case in Pooler.Four fires were set in a hotel over a twenty-four hour period in the final days of 2013.News 3's Martin Staunton has the latest.
  • Brunswick Police Offer Reward In Armed Robbery

    Brunswick Police Offer Reward In Armed Robbery

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:31:20 GMT
    The Brunswick Police Department is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects in an armed robbery that happened on July 26th. Thomas Helmerson was robbed and shot at his business, Toms Tire located at 1501 First Street. Helmerson in still recovering at Savannah Memorial Hospital is in stable condition. Detectives are looking for any information on the two suspects. You can contact Detective Carla Futch at 912-267-5559, call the silent witness ho...
    The Brunswick Police Department is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects in an armed robbery that happened on July 26th. Thomas Helmerson was robbed and shot at his business, Toms Tire located at 1501 First Street. Helmerson in still recovering at Savannah Memorial Hospital is in stable condition. Detectives are looking for any information on the two suspects. You can contact Detective Carla Futch at 912-267-5559, call the silent witness ho...
  • Our Hometown: Registration Open for Middle School Summit

    Our Hometown: Registration Open for Middle School Summit

    The City of Savannah and the Savannah Youth Council (SYC) in partnership with America's Promise Alliance will host: Choices: A Community Summit for Middle School Students.
    The City of Savannah and the Savannah Youth Council (SYC) in partnership with America's Promise Alliance will host: Choices: A Community Summit for Middle School Students.

  • Georgia Law Enforcement Officers Gear Up For DUI Dragnet

    Georgia Law Enforcement Officers Gear Up For DUI Dragnet

    The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is getting readyfor it;s 23 annual Hands Across The Boarder campagine.It's where Georgia lawenforcet officers will meet with their counterparts near the Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida state lines. For six days leading up to Labor Day weekend, police sheriff's deputies and state troopers willbe at checkpoints looking for impaired drivers entering or leaving Georgia Law enforcementofficerss will also be on thelook out for f...
    The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is getting readyfor it;s 23 annual Hands Across The Boarder campagine.It's where Georgia lawenforcet officers will meet with their counterparts near the Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida state lines. For six days leading up to Labor Day weekend, police sheriff's deputies and state troopers willbe at checkpoints looking for impaired drivers entering or leaving Georgia Law enforcementofficerss will also be on thelook out for f...
  • Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings

    Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings

     Here's a look at today's celebrations!

     Here's a look at today's celebrations!

  • Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 22, 2014

    Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 22, 2014

    Here's a look at today's celebrations!
    Here's a look at today's celebrations!
  • VIDEO: Vaden Automotive Group President & Owner Takes ALS Ice Water Challenge

    VIDEO: Vaden Automotive Group President & Owner Takes ALS Ice Water Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 05:04:02 GMT
    The popular ice bucket challenge is making waves across social media. It is giving people in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry and others around the nation a chance to have a little fun all in the name of charity.
    The popular ice bucket challenge is making waves across social media. It is giving people in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry and others around the nation a chance to have a little fun all in the name of charity.
  • Honey Bee Shortage

    Honey Bee Shortage

     

  • Local Community Joins Together to Fight Crime

    Local Community Joins Together to Fight Crime

     

     

  • Growing Concern Over Honey Bee Shortage

    Growing Concern Over Honey Bee Shortage

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:45:50 GMT
    Commercial Beekeepers have seen huge losses in their hives in the U.S.Commercial Beekeepers have seen huge losses in their hives in the U.S.
    The busy bee adds more than 15 billion dollars in increased crop value and is directly or indirectly responsible for much of the food that we eat, but the population of these powerful pollinators continues to suffer in the United States.
    The busy bee adds more than 15 billion dollars in increased crop value and is directly or indirectly responsible for much of the food that we eat, but the population of these powerful pollinators continues to suffer in the United States.
  • Local Community Joins Together to Fight Crime

    Local Community Joins Together to Fight Crime

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:40:35 GMT
    A local community came together Thursday evening in the name of fighting crime and violence in their Savannah neighborhood.
    A local community came together Thursday evening in the name of fighting crime and violence in their Savannah neighborhood.
  • Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Home for Savannah Family

    Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Home for Savannah Family

     

     

  • Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Home for Savannah Family

    Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Home for Savannah Family

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:54:48 GMT
    We've all seen Ice Bucket Challenge videos taking over social media.It's one of the first times ALS has received this much publicity and those dealing with it every day say it's a relief to see people learning about the disease.But they say many of those people still don't understand the severity of it, and how it also affects the family and friends of patients struggling with it."Having to cope with the loss while coping with the severity of the disease and all that it entails," says Blake H...
    We've all seen Ice Bucket Challenge videos taking over social media.It's one of the first times ALS has received this much publicity and those dealing with it every day say it's a relief to see people learning about the disease.But they say many of those people still don't understand the severity of it, and how it also affects the family and friends of patients struggling with it."Having to cope with the loss while coping with the severity of the disease and all that it entails," says Blake H...
  • Senate Debate

    Senate Debate

     

     

  • Nunn and Perdue Clash over Gridlock and Calls for Change

    Nunn and Perdue Clash over Gridlock and Calls for Change

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:34:01 GMT
    The first debate between U.S. Senate hopefuls Michelle Nunn and David Perdue is taking place today in Macon.
    The first debate between U.S. Senate hopefuls Michelle Nunn and David Perdue is taking place today in Macon.
  • Brandon Mackey Pleads Guilty to Wesley Franklin's Murder

    Brandon Mackey Pleads Guilty to Wesley Franklin's Murder

     Plea deal allows Mackey to petition for parole in 30 years

     Plea deal allows Mackey to petition for parole in 30 years

  • SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Convicted Felon Wanted for Shooting at Girlfriend

    SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Convicted Felon Wanted for Shooting at Girlfriend

     Marcus Allen could be in Garden City or Savannah

     Marcus Allen could be in Garden City or Savannah

  • Wesley Franklin's Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison

    Wesley Franklin's Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison

     Brandon Mackey makes plea deal, eligible for parole in 30 years

     Brandon Mackey makes plea deal, eligible for parole in 30 years

  • First Responder, Visitors Warn Harbor Island Swimmers: Stay Away From Dangerous Sandbar

    First Responder, Visitors Warn Harbor Island Swimmers: Stay Away From Dangerous Sandbar

    First Responder, Visitors Warn Harbor Island Swimmers: Stay Away From Dangerous Sandbar

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:48:05 GMT
    After a man drowned in Johnson Creek, between Harbor Island and Hunting Island, first responders are sending a message to swimmers and beachgoers. A family of four from Swannanoa, N.C., ventured out to the sandbar in Johnson Creek on Tuesday. Strong currents took Matthew Auten, 50, downstream near the bridge where he drowned. Now, the firefighter who discovered Auten’s body is warning swimmers against going to the sandbar. 
    After a man drowned in Johnson Creek, between Harbor Island and Hunting Island, first responders are sending a message to swimmers and beachgoers. A family of four from Swannanoa, N.C., ventured out to the sandbar in Johnson Creek on Tuesday. Strong currents took Matthew Auten, 50, downstream near the bridge where he drowned. Now, the firefighter who discovered Auten’s body is warning swimmers against going to the sandbar. 
  • "There Had to be Justice. Justice Was Served"

    "There Had to be Justice. Justice Was Served"

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:38:07 GMT
    Brandon Mackey pleads guilty to various charges, including the Murder of Wesley Franklin
    Brandon Mackey pleads guilty to various charges, including the Murder of Wesley Franklin
  • SURVEILLANCE VIDEO:Convicted Felon Wanted for Shooting at Girlfriend

    SURVEILLANCE VIDEO:Convicted Felon Wanted for Shooting at Girlfriend

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:37:28 GMT
    Marcus Allen is a wanted convicted felonMarcus Allen is a wanted convicted felon
    Marcus Allen a convicted felon now wanted again by police.
    Marcus Allen a convicted felon now wanted again by police.
  • Burton Fire Department Responds to Vehicle and Shed Fire

    Burton Fire Department Responds to Vehicle and Shed Fire

    Fire fighters in Burton are on the scene of avehicle fire that spread to an out building.It happened ata home on Toro Lane. People who live at the home say they heard a sound like an explosion and that when their car and shed became engulfed in flames.Several engine companies responded to the scenes. No one was injured.
    Fire fighters in Burton are on the scene of avehicle fire that spread to an out building.It happened ata home on Toro Lane. People who live at the home say they heard a sound like an explosion and that when their car and shed became engulfed in flames.Several engine companies responded to the scenes. No one was injured.
  • BCSD Keeping Kids Inside During Heat Wave

    BCSD Keeping Kids Inside During Heat Wave

    Beaufort County educators are pulling the plug on outdoor activities, like recess and gym class---at least until the temperatures drop a bit."In times like this when you have high heat combined with high humidity, we are just going to keep the kids indoors," said district spokesperson, Jim Foster. Having kids stay inside for recess and phys ed class will keep them cooler, which pediatrician Dr. Tim Keane says is a good move."When temperatures get this hot out, with heat indexes well above 100...
    Beaufort County educators are pulling the plug on outdoor activities, like recess and gym class---at least until the temperatures drop a bit."In times like this when you have high heat combined with high humidity, we are just going to keep the kids indoors," said district spokesperson, Jim Foster. Having kids stay inside for recess and phys ed class will keep them cooler, which pediatrician Dr. Tim Keane says is a good move."When temperatures get this hot out, with heat indexes well above 100...
  • A Merged Police Department is Good. Could it be Better?

    A Merged Police Department is Good. Could it be Better?

    That's the big question that's on the table at Savannah City Hall and at Chatham County Commission as well. Both municipal governments decided that each would benefit if their police departments were merged. They solidified the concepts back in 2004. By 2005 that concept was made a reality. Again, it might be a good idea that could be better. It is working by the way; crime in the area is down by 22 percent, and officers are able to get to crime scenes faster because there are simply more of ...
    That's the big question that's on the table at Savannah City Hall and at Chatham County Commission as well. Both municipal governments decided that each would benefit if their police departments were merged. They solidified the concepts back in 2004. By 2005 that concept was made a reality. Again, it might be a good idea that could be better. It is working by the way; crime in the area is down by 22 percent, and officers are able to get to crime scenes faster because there are simply more of ...
  • VIDEO: Ebola Patient Released from Emory University Hospital

    VIDEO: Ebola Patient Released from Emory University Hospital

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:32:00 GMT
    Nearly three weeks after surprising many by walking into Emory University Hospital sick with Ebola, Dr. Kent Brantly is walking out.
    Nearly three weeks after surprising many by walking into Emory University Hospital sick with Ebola, Dr. Kent Brantly is walking out.
  • Midway Police Accept #IceBucketChallenge

    Midway Police Accept #IceBucketChallenge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:12:12 GMT
    The Midway Police Department is the latest to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge that draws attention to ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease.
    The Midway Police Department is the latest to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge that draws attention to ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease.
  • UPDATE: Brandon Mackey Pleads Guilty to Murder of Volunteer Isle of Hope Firefighter

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

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:05:25 GMT
    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. 
    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. 
  • Beaufort Community Ice Bucket Challenge Set for Thursday Afternoon

    Beaufort Community Ice Bucket Challenge Set for Thursday Afternoon

    Beaufort Community Ice Bucket Challenge Set for Thursday Afternoon

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:29:04 GMT
    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. 
    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. 
  • UPDATE: 'All Clear,' Given at Beach High School

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

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:57:56 GMT
    The SCCPSS says Savannah Fire is on the campus of Beach High School after a smell of burning rubber was reported in the area.
    The SCCPSS says Savannah Fire is on the campus of Beach High School after a smell of burning rubber was reported in the area.
  • Couple Injured in Motorcycle Crash

    Couple Injured in Motorcycle Crash

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:35:45 GMT
    Two women were injured Monday night in Hinesville when a vehicle pulled in front of their motorcycle.
    Two women were injured Monday night in Hinesville when a vehicle pulled in front of their motorcycle.
  • U.S. Ebola Patient Discharged from Emory University Hospital

    U.S. Ebola Patient Discharged from Emory University Hospital

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:46:28 GMT
    "Today is a miraculous day," Brantly said at a news conference in Atlanta with staff of Emory University Hospital.
    "Today is a miraculous day," Brantly said at a news conference in Atlanta with staff of Emory University Hospital.
  • Five Indicted On Gang Activity Charges Appear in Court

    Five Indicted On Gang Activity Charges Appear in Court

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:38:20 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 2014-2015 Savannah Youth Council Sworn In

    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.
    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.
  • VIDEO: Mayor Edna Jackson Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    VIDEO: Mayor Edna Jackson Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:08:02 GMT
    On Thursday morning, Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
    On Thursday morning, Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
  • Our Hometown: Richmond Hill Labor Day Family Picnic

    Our Hometown: Richmond Hill Labor Day Family Picnic

    Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You're invited to celebrate Georgia's working heroes as the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its Labor Day Family Picnic.
    Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You're invited to celebrate Georgia's working heroes as the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its Labor Day Family Picnic.

  • Our Hometown: Richmond Hill Labor Day Family Picnic

    Our Hometown: Richmond Hill Labor Day Family Picnic

    Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You're invited to celebrate Georgia's working heroes as the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its Labor Day Family Picnic.
    Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You're invited to celebrate Georgia's working heroes as the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its Labor Day Family Picnic.
  • Our Hometown: Richmond Hill Labor Day Family Picnic

    Our Hometown: Richmond Hill Labor Day Family Picnic

    Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You're invited to celebrate Georgia's working heroes as the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its Labor Day Family Picnic.

    Relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You're invited to celebrate Georgia's working heroes as the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its Labor Day Family Picnic.


  • Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 21, 2014

    Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 21, 2014

     Here's a look at today's celebrations!

     Here's a look at today's celebrations!

  • Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 21, 2014

    Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 21, 2014

    Here's a look at today's celebrations!
    Here's a look at today's celebrations!
  • Downtown Jesup Rebuilding after Massive Fire

    Downtown Jesup Rebuilding after Massive Fire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:31 AM EDT2014-08-21 06:31:28 GMT
    It's been more than two weeks since a massive fire reduced an entire block filled with businesses to ashes along historic Cherry Street in downtown Jesup. Wednesday News 3's Ian Margol spent the day in the area speaking to those affected by the fire and the progress being made as the city begins to rebuild. "I was hoping it was just going to be some tiny little fire that would be put out in a few minutes and when I got there it was completely engulfed," said 'Fair Haven in the Market' Thri...
    It's been more than two weeks since a massive fire reduced an entire block filled with businesses to ashes along historic Cherry Street in downtown Jesup. Wednesday News 3's Ian Margol spent the day in the area speaking to those affected by the fire and the progress being made as the city begins to rebuild. "I was hoping it was just going to be some tiny little fire that would be put out in a few minutes and when I got there it was completely engulfed," said 'Fair Haven in the Market' Thri...
  • VIDEO: Downtown Jesup Rebuilding after Massive Fire

    VIDEO: Downtown Jesup Rebuilding after Massive Fire

     

  • Shooting and Chase Investigation

    Shooting and Chase Investigation

     

  • Richmond Hill Shooting Tied to Chase, Five Arrested

    Richmond Hill Shooting Tied to Chase, Five Arrested

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:32 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:32:47 GMT
    Deer Run Apartment complex in Hardeeville where officers arrested five suspects after a chase from Richmond Hill. Detectives say the unidentifed suspects are connected to a shooting investigation in Richmond Hill.Deer Run Apartment complex in Hardeeville where officers arrested five suspects after a chase from Richmond Hill. Detectives say the unidentifed suspects are connected to a shooting investigation in Richmond Hill.
    Five suspects are in custody after leading police on a chase that police say began in after a shooting in Richmond Hill and ended across state lines at a Hardeeville apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.
    Five suspects are in custody after leading police on a chase that police say began in after a shooting in Richmond Hill and ended across state lines at a Hardeeville apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.
  • Heat Policies For Savannah Horses In Carriages and Mounted Patrol

    Heat Policies For Savannah Horses In Carriages and Mounted Patrol

     

  • Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Heat

    Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Heat

     

  • Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Heat

    Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Heat

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:33:34 GMT
    The heat can be dangerous for our furry friends. Veterinarian Dr. Rese at Guyton Animal Hospital said dogs and cats can get heat stroke. Dr. Rese said some warning signs to look out for include pale gums with a really red tongue, abnormal breathing, and acting disoriented. The veterinarian said don’t use ice cold water to cool your pets off if they get overheated. "Use cool water and get a fan. Just get them cooled off as soon as you can and get them to a veterinarian because the longer th...
    The heat can be dangerous for our furry friends. Veterinarian Dr. Rese at Guyton Animal Hospital said dogs and cats can get heat stroke. Dr. Rese said some warning signs to look out for include pale gums with a really red tongue, abnormal breathing, and acting disoriented. The veterinarian said don’t use ice cold water to cool your pets off if they get overheated. "Use cool water and get a fan. Just get them cooled off as soon as you can and get them to a veterinarian because the longer th...
  • Heat Policies For Savannah Horses In Carriages and Mounted Patrol

    Heat Policies For Savannah Horses In Carriages and Mounted Patrol

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:01:40 GMT
    If you went outside today it didn't take long to break a sweat. The heat is not only making it dangerous for outside workers but those with four legs. The horses in downtown Savannah that work are getting a break. The animals are not only used to pull tourists in carriages but also help the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department with safety. It was a day off the street for the horses in Metro’s Mounted Patrol. When the heat index reaches 100 these animals get to rest their hooves....
    If you went outside today it didn't take long to break a sweat. The heat is not only making it dangerous for outside workers but those with four legs. The horses in downtown Savannah that work are getting a break. The animals are not only used to pull tourists in carriages but also help the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department with safety. It was a day off the street for the horses in Metro’s Mounted Patrol. When the heat index reaches 100 these animals get to rest their hooves....
  • Midway Police Accept #IceBucketChallenge

    Midway Police Accept #IceBucketChallenge

     

     

  • UPDATE: Missing Man Located

    UPDATE: Missing Man Located

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:12:47 GMT
    Statesboro police are searching for a missing man. Robert Poole was last seen in South Carolina before he left the state, headed to Statesboro. He is 5'11", 40 lb and has gray hair and blues eyes. Poole drives hunter green Ford Escape with a South Carolina tag. If you have any information call Detective Holloway at 531-1174.
    Statesboro police are searching for a missing man. Robert Poole was last seen in South Carolina before he left the state, headed to Statesboro. He is 5'11", 40 lb and has gray hair and blues eyes. Poole drives hunter green Ford Escape with a South Carolina tag. If you have any information call Detective Holloway at 531-1174.
  • GSP Investigates Deadly Crash in Bulloch County

    GSP Investigates Deadly Crash in Bulloch County

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:04:20 GMT
    The Georgia State patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Bulloch County.
    The Georgia State patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Bulloch County.
  • 100 Worst Properties List in Savannah

    100 Worst Properties List in Savannah

     

  • Crisis Intervention Team Helps The Mentally Ill

    Crisis Intervention Team Helps The Mentally Ill

     Law enforcement officers trained to recognize those who need help rather than incarceration make up the Crisis Intervention Team.

     Law enforcement officers trained to recognize those who need help rather than incarceration make up the Crisis Intervention Team.

  • Crisis Intervention Team Helping The Mentally Ill

    Crisis Intervention Team Helping The Mentally Ill

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:40:28 GMT
    We often hear about overcrowding at jails - but many law enforcement officers will tell you that some of those incarcerated don't need to be there. They're the mentally ill in need of help and there's a program that's trying to do just that. The Crisis Intervention Team is a program that trains law enforcement officers to better recognize and deal with those who need help - rather than incarceration.
    We often hear about overcrowding at jails - but many law enforcement officers will tell you that some of those incarcerated don't need to be there. They're the mentally ill in need of help and there's a program that's trying to do just that. The Crisis Intervention Team is a program that trains law enforcement officers to better recognize and deal with those who need help - rather than incarceration.
  • LC Tourism Way Up This Year

    LC Tourism Way Up This Year

    HiltonHead Island hasjust been recognized for having the "most southern hospitality" in South Carolina. And that may be the reason the island is seeing a7% increase in occupancy over last year, occurring to Chamber of Commerce. So what's behind the tourism upswing? News 3's Brittany Shane went out and asked tourists.Paul West and his family made the trek from North Carolina to check out Hilton Head for their very first time and he says its much better than other South Carolina tourist towns....
    HiltonHead Island hasjust been recognized for having the "most southern hospitality" in South Carolina. And that may be the reason the island is seeing a7% increase in occupancy over last year, occurring to Chamber of Commerce. So what's behind the tourism upswing? News 3's Brittany Shane went out and asked tourists.Paul West and his family made the trek from North Carolina to check out Hilton Head for their very first time and he says its much better than other South Carolina tourist towns....
  • CrimeStoppers Seeking Information on 2005 Homicide

    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.
    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.
  • DEVELOPING: SCMP Investigating Shooting on East Waldburg St.

    DEVELOPING: SCMP Investigating Shooting on East Waldburg St.

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:17:18 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting on East Waldburg Street in Savannah.
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of a shooting on East Waldburg Street in Savannah.
  • Man Charged in Death of Puppy

    Man Charged in Death of Puppy

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:47:21 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say they have arrested 20-year-old Briceson Moore in connection to the death of a puppy in July.
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say they have arrested 20-year-old Briceson Moore in connection to the death of a puppy in July.
  • Public Asked to Respond to Proposed Troop Reductions

    Public Asked to Respond to Proposed Troop Reductions

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:47:31 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • City of Savannah Releases 100 Worst Properties list

    City of Savannah Releases 100 Worst Properties list

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:51:13 GMT
    The City of Savannah has unveiled the 100 Worst Properties list.
    The City of Savannah has unveiled the 100 Worst Properties list.
  • Train Derailment Forces Road Closure in Garden City

    Train Derailment Forces Road Closure in Garden City

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:21:14 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Savannah Achieves Highest ISO Rating

    Savannah Achieves Highest ISO Rating

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:19:54 GMT
    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).
    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).
  • UPDATE: Man Drowns Off Harbor Island

    UPDATE: Man Drowns Off Harbor Island

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:54:18 GMT
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible drowning near the Harbor Island/Hunting Island sandbar.
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible drowning near the Harbor Island/Hunting Island sandbar.
  • Keeping Safe in the Heat

    Keeping Safe in the Heat

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:03:58 GMT
    The weather is heating up across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry this week.
    The weather is heating up across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry this week.
  • Registration Open For Middle School Summit

    Registration Open For Middle School Summit

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:03:18 GMT
    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'...
    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'...
  • Heat Hits Outdoor Workers Hardest

    Heat Hits Outdoor Workers Hardest

     

  • Heat Hits Outdoor Workers Hardest

    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.
    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.
  • Our Hometown: Oatland Island Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    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!
    The Oatland Island Wildlife Center turns 40 this month! To mark this milestone, they're throwing a huge celebration... and you're invited!
  • Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 20, 2014

    Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greetings for August 20, 2014

    Here's a look at today's celebrations!
    Here's a look at today's celebrations!
  • Changes Made To SSU Student Housing After Move-In Challenges Last Year

    Changes Made To SSU Student Housing After Move-In Challenges Last Year

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:27:52 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • SCMPD Major Takes #IceBucketChallenge

    SCMPD Major Takes #IceBucketChallenge

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:41:50 GMT
    Efforts to raise awareness and money for ALS continued Tuesday with Savannah-Chatham Metro Police getting in on the action.
    Efforts to raise awareness and money for ALS continued Tuesday with Savannah-Chatham Metro Police getting in on the action.
  • Celebrating History : 140 Years of Willow Hill School

    Celebrating History : 140 Years of Willow Hill School

    Willow Hill School was once the oldest operating school in Bulloch County.
    Willow Hill School was once the oldest operating school in Bulloch County.
  • Big Tree Falls and Damages Savannah Home

    Big Tree Falls and Damages Savannah Home

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:45:40 GMT

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


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


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

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

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:06:38 GMT
    Is the bus company getting any better? What is the school system's next move? If any?
    Is the bus company getting any better? What is the school system's next move? If any?
  • St. James & Blessed Sacrament Face ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    St. James & Blessed Sacrament Face ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:59:11 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • No Vaccine, No School For Hundreds In Beaufort County

    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...
    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...
  • Police Pursuit Raises Concerns

    Police Pursuit Raises Concerns

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:23:57 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • BCSO Searching for suspect in Hilton Head Suntrust Bank Robbery

    BCSO Searching for suspect in Hilton Head Suntrust Bank Robbery

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:03:40 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Bluffton Man Arrested for Criminal Sexual Conduct with Child

    Bluffton Man Arrested for Criminal Sexual Conduct with Child

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:09:38 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Gov. Deal Announces $39.7 Million In Community Development Awards

    Gov. Deal Announces $39.7 Million In Community Development Awards

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:00:09 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • 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

    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.
    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.
  • STORM DAMAGE: Tree Takes Down Power line on Georgia Ave.

    STORM DAMAGE: Tree Takes Down Power line on Georgia Ave.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:43:15 GMT
    A storm has brought down a tree on Georgia Ave in Savannah and the tree has fallen on some power lines.
    A storm has brought down a tree on Georgia Ave in Savannah and the tree has fallen on some power lines.
  • Large amount of crack cocaine seized in Savannah

    Large amount of crack cocaine seized in Savannah

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:40:57 GMT
    Cocaine siezed by CNTCocaine siezed by CNT
    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.
    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.
  • New Traffic Signal to Improve South Effingham Left Turn Movements

    New Traffic Signal to Improve South Effingham Left Turn Movements

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:43:12 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Local Pastor Asks Community to Join Silent Chorus for Change

    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.
    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.
  • Our Hometown: AWOL Announces Annual Open House and Auditions

    Our Hometown: AWOL Announces Annual Open House and Auditions

    Savannah's All Walks of Life or AWOL, Inc. is hosting enrollment for its upcoming Fall Youth Programs.
    Savannah's All Walks of Life or AWOL, Inc. is hosting enrollment for its upcoming Fall Youth Programs.
  • SCMPD Investigating a Family Dollar Store Robbery

    SCMPD Investigating a Family Dollar Store Robbery

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:31:08 GMT
    Metro police are searching for a gunman who they say robbed the Family Dollar story in the 1900 block of East Gwinnett Street Monday night.
    Metro police are searching for a gunman who they say robbed the Family Dollar story in the 1900 block of East Gwinnett Street Monday night.
  • Baxley Man Who Pleaded Guilty To His Wife's Murder Doesn’t Change Plea

    Baxley Man Who Pleaded Guilty To His Wife's Murder Doesn’t Change Plea

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:21:50 GMT
    A Baxley man who pleaded guilty to his wife's 2013 murder withdrew the motion to change his plea on Monday.
    A Baxley man who pleaded guilty to his wife's 2013 murder withdrew the motion to change his plea on Monday.
  • St. Vincent's Principal Takes on Ice Bucket Challenge

    St. Vincent's Principal Takes on Ice Bucket Challenge

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:27:58 GMT
    St. Vincent's Academy Principal Mary Anne Hogan joined a growing trend to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS.
    St. Vincent's Academy Principal Mary Anne Hogan joined a growing trend to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS.
  • Has Savannah's Tree Policy and Canopy Changed?

    Has Savannah's Tree Policy and Canopy Changed?

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:36:21 GMT
    Since the city lost a multi-million dollar lawsuit about unsafe trees, has the way the canopy is handled changed?
    Since the city lost a multi-million dollar lawsuit about unsafe trees, has the way the canopy is handled changed?
  • Police Train Frequently For Hostile Crowd Response

    Police Train Frequently For Hostile Crowd Response

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:25:48 GMT
    We're digging into how law enforcement responded to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. How would Metro Police respond to a similar situation in Savannah?
    We're digging into how law enforcement responded to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. How would Metro Police respond to a similar situation in Savannah?
  • Bulloch Co. Asking for Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

    Bulloch Co. Asking for Help Identifying Burglary Suspect

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:50:52 GMT
    Source: Bulloch Co. Sheriff's Office Source: Bulloch Co. Sheriff's Office
    The Bulloch Co. Sheriff's Office says they need the public's help identifying this man, who they say was involved in weekend burglary.
    The Bulloch Co. Sheriff's Office says they need the public's help identifying this man, who they say was involved in weekend burglary.
  • Millions Exposed After Hospital Network Hacked

    Millions Exposed After Hospital Network Hacked

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:22:29 GMT
    CNN news says Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients, including several hospitals in Georgia and South Carolina.
    CNN news says Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients, including several hospitals in Georgia and South Carolina.
  • Charleston Man Charged With Solicitation of a Minor

    Charleston Man Charged With Solicitation of a Minor

    A 19-year-old Charleston man faces charges after police say he traveled to Florence to have sex with a minor.Ian James Willis allegedly had been communicating with the victim electronically for a month, sending explicit photos and texts.Willis is charged with criminal solicitation of a minor, dissemation of obscene material and attempted criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
    A 19-year-old Charleston man faces charges after police say he traveled to Florence to have sex with a minor.Ian James Willis allegedly had been communicating with the victim electronically for a month, sending explicit photos and texts.Willis is charged with criminal solicitation of a minor, dissemation of obscene material and attempted criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
  • Mother of Neglected Special Needs Child Sentenced to Serve 15 Years

    Mother of Neglected Special Needs Child Sentenced to Serve 15 Years

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:39:54 GMT
    According to the Chatham County District Attorney's office, Lakisha Green, the mother who severely neglected her six-year-old special-needs child was sentenced on Monday to 17 years with 15 to serve by Chatham County Superior Court Chief Judge Michael Karpf.
    According to the Chatham County District Attorney's office, Lakisha Green, the mother who severely neglected her six-year-old special-needs child was sentenced on Monday to 17 years with 15 to serve by Chatham County Superior Court Chief Judge Michael Karpf.
  • Few Bus Issues for BCSD

    Few Bus Issues for BCSD

    It was back to school for kids in Beaufort County today, and after all the problems Savannah families faced with buses, just how did things go in the lowcountry?Beaufort County bus drivers were all smiles after morning pick-up. And that's due in large part to a smooth start to the year. Director of Student Services,Dr. Greggory McCord says there were few issues with the districts fleet but over all he's pleased with the outcome. . "Of course we had the minor things happen, but nothing major, ...
    It was back to school for kids in Beaufort County today, and after all the problems Savannah families faced with buses, just how did things go in the lowcountry?Beaufort County bus drivers were all smiles after morning pick-up. And that's due in large part to a smooth start to the year. Director of Student Services,Dr. Greggory McCord says there were few issues with the districts fleet but over all he's pleased with the outcome. . "Of course we had the minor things happen, but nothing major, ...
  • South State Bank Presents $100,000 Donation to Bethesda Academy

    South State Bank Presents $100,000 Donation to Bethesda Academy

    Monday, August 18 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-08-18 17:38:34 GMT
    Bethesda Academy received a big donation on Friday.
    Bethesda Academy received a big donation on Friday.
  • New Faces at St. Helena Elementary Include New Principal

    New Faces at St. Helena Elementary Include New Principal

    New Faces at St. Helena Elementary Include New Principal

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:58:16 GMT
    St. Helena Elementary got more than some new students, as the first day of school unloaded packs of kids into the gym on Monday morning. Among the children was a brand new principal who smiled and high-fived the pupils. Senfronia Smith is the new principal at St. Helena Elementary. From the bus steps, to the classroom, Smith oversaw Monday morning’s routine at the school.
    St. Helena Elementary got more than some new students, as the first day of school unloaded packs of kids into the gym on Monday morning. Among the children was a brand new principal who smiled and high-fived the pupils. Senfronia Smith is the new principal at St. Helena Elementary. From the bus steps, to the classroom, Smith oversaw Monday morning’s routine at the school.
  • Man Sentenced to Life Plus 20 Years in Beating Death of his Wife

    Man Sentenced to Life Plus 20 Years in Beating Death of his Wife

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:35:07 GMT
    According to the Chatham County District Attorney's office, Robert Lee Robbins was sentenced on Monday to life plus 20 years in the beating death of his wife by Chatham County Superior Court Chief Judge Michael Karpf.
    According to the Chatham County District Attorney's office, Robert Lee Robbins was sentenced on Monday to life plus 20 years in the beating death of his wife by Chatham County Superior Court Chief Judge Michael Karpf.
  • VIDEO: Store Owner Defends Business with Legal Firearm

    VIDEO: Store Owner Defends Business with Legal Firearm

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:27:47 GMT
    The Beaufort Police department says on Friday, August 15th, two suspects attempted to rob the owner of the Maryland Fried Chicken on Ribaut Rd in Beaufort.
    The Beaufort Police department says on Friday, August 15th, two suspects attempted to rob the owner of the Maryland Fried Chicken on Ribaut Rd in Beaufort.
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  • 4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash

    4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-08-26 18:19:30 GMT
    School officials say the three passengers killed in a fiery plane crashing Ohio were members of the varsity wrestling team for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
    School officials say the three passengers killed in a fiery plane crashing Ohio were members of the varsity wrestling team for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
  • Snakes Of SC, NC And GA

    Snakes Of SC, NC And GA

    Thursday, July 10 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-07-10 18:35:00 GMT
    All photos by J.D. Willson unless otherwise noted. Details from the University of Georgia.
    All photos by J.D. Willson unless otherwise noted. Details from the University of Georgia.
  • UPDATE: NC adult party 'mansion' owner convicted in tax fraud scheme

    UPDATE: NC adult party 'mansion' owner convicted in tax fraud scheme

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 7:29 PM EDT2013-06-19 23:29:02 GMT
    Residents of a North Raleigh neighborhood say they fear leaving their homes because a neighbor uses her "Mansion" as an "adult, for-profit club." A Wake County Superior Court judge issued a restraining
    Residents of a North Raleigh neighborhood say they fear leaving their homes because a neighbor uses her "Mansion" as an "adult, for-profit club." A Wake County Superior Court judge issued a restraining
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