HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A sweeping grand jury report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania said church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one allegation about him sexually abusing a boy. The ex-priest, Edward Ganster, left the priesthood in 1990, moved to the Orlando area and went on to work at Disney World before he died in 2014.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A family of seven, including five young children, died on a remote Oregon road in a head-on collision on their way to an end-of-summer vacation in Las Vegas, a family member said Wednesday. Erika Carter Boquet, 29, was driving her 2016 Toyota 4 Runner eastbound on Oregon Highway 78 when an oncoming vehicle veered into her lane, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump, who has a reputation for inflaming racial tensions, is defending himself against claims that he's racist by taking credit for recent job gains by black Americans.
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Beaufort County authorities are asking for the public’s assistance locating a runaway teenager.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) - A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty. The outpouring of support for an 81-year-old man and his wife started after Rachel Pilli made a Facebook post offering to forward compassionate messages to the couple, the Record Searchlight in Redding, California, reported Wednesday.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. The National Republican Senate Committee compared it to the now-infamous photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a fake decapitated Trump head.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - People in the Japanese city of Kawaguchi have long memories. They still recall the last time a team from this town north of Tokyo made it to the Little League World Series, ultimately losing to Georgia in the 2006 final. "A lot of people (in Kawaguchi) say '2006. Don't forget about it, get the title back to Japan,'" manager Hiroyuki Takahashi said through an interpreter.
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and later to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments at the former Trump campaign chairman's financial fraud trial. The government's case boils down to "Mr. Manafort and his lies," prosecutor Greg Andres said.
Tybee Island Police have identified two drowning victims who went missing off of the South Beach sandbar.Read More »
Savannah's City Manager could be heading off to a new job in Florida.Read More »
Beaufort County authorities are asking for the public’s assistance locating a runaway teenager.Read More »
Funeral and visitation services have been announced for Savannah Police Cpl. Luis Molina who died on Monday.Read More »
Police in North Georgia tased an 87-year-old grandmother who ventured outside to cut flowers at a Boys and Girls Club.Read More »
Beaufort County and state authorities are investigating a suspected arson that occurred Tuesday night at a Family Dollar in Yemassee.Read More »
(NBC News) -- The decision to retire from driving is a difficult one for many senior citizens, yet the overwhelming majority aren't talking about it with family or physicians. That's according to a new AAA study that found seniors outlive their ability to drive safely by 7 to 10 years. Due to their fragility, they're at greater risk of serious injury or death if they're involved in an accident. Still, more than 80 percent of older drivers say they're not talking about their driving with...Read More »
It's one of the largest, most respected national membership organizations of women in the United States. The goal-- to build a stronger community, for working women. Locally, women are coming together to breath new life into the Savannah Chapter of 9to5.org. LaToya Brannen is a member of the organization. She joins us with more.Read More »
Does a local Savannah restaurant offer the best dinner deal in the country? Maybe? On Wednesday, Aug. 15, the Cooking Channel's ‘Cheap Eats' host Ali Khan will come to the Coastal Empire with only $35 in his pocket on a mission to find the best deals for breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner. Tonight's show will feature local favorites Savannah Seafood Shack, Foxy Loxy, Betty Bombers and Goose Feathers. The show will at 10 p.m. on Cooking Channel. According to the episode's summary on their...Read More »
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced on Wednesday that Jaguar Land Rover Classic will create 75 jobs in Chatham County.Read More »
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