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Three Injured in Coffee County Accident

Three Injured in Coffee County Accident

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

DOUGLAS — An accident sent three to the hospital, one by helicopter, Saturday in Coffee County. WALB is reporting that two cars collided along Andrew Tanner Rd. in Coffee County, about a mile and a half from Flying Hawk Rd. The Georgia State Patrol to WALB that the driver of a black Dodge pick up […]

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Train Hits and Kills Pedestrian in Waycross

Train Hits and Kills Pedestrian in Waycross

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

WAYCROSS — A unnamed pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a train early Sunday morning in Waycross. According to reports in the Florida Times Union, Waycross Police Chief Tony Tanner stated a female pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning when she was struck by a train in downtown Waycross. Police responded about 2:45 […]

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One Dead, One Seriously Injured in Strip Club Shooting

One Dead, One Seriously Injured in Strip Club Shooting

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are investigating a shooting early Sunday that left one man dead near a west Atlanta strip club and a second man in “grave condition,” a police department spokesman said. One man died near Stilettos Gentlemen’s Club in the 800-block of Marietta Street after suffering multiple gunshot wounds, Atlanta Police spokesman Gregory […]

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Carter: Finally Some Good News from the Supreme Court

Carter: Finally Some Good News from the Supreme Court

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Buddy Carter, First District Congressman, US House of Representatives The Supreme Court this week ruled against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) effort to limit power plant emissions. In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that the agency “unreasonably” failed to consider the cost of the regulations to regulate emissions from coal and oil-fired plants. […]

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House Fire Claims Infant’s Life

House Fire Claims Infant’s Life

| July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE — A small fire at a North Jacksonville home killed an infant on Friday and hospitalized five others, including another young child. The two children, who were both younger than two years old, were in a bedroom when a fire broke out at the home on the 7300 block of North Shore Drive. A […]

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Orlando Ferris Wheel Strands 66

Orlando Ferris Wheel Strands 66

| July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

ORLANDO – A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on East Coast, an incident that shut down the attraction that towers 400 feet over central Florida, authorities said. Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Kathleen Kennedy told The Associated Press no one was hurt following […]

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Arrests Made in Albany Home Invasion

Arrests Made in Albany Home Invasion

| July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — Albany Police report that they have made a second arrest in connection to a home invasion incident. Jeremy Jackson, 20, was arrested and charged with home invasion.  Earlier in the week, Alexia Douse, 19, was arrested and charged with home invasion (party to a crime). WALB is reporting that the arrests come related to the […]

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Young Girl Drowns in River

Young Girl Drowns in River

| July 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

LAKELAND — A young, 2-year old girl drowned Thursday in the Alapaha River in Lanier County. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon as severe weather moved through the area. Lanier County Sheriff Nick Norton told WALB that the accident happened around 5 p.m. in the Alapaha River by Highway 37 near Lakeland. According to the report, a […]

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More Details on Macon Walmart Mob Attack

More Details on Macon Walmart Mob Attack

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

MACON – A surveillance video released Wednesday from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office showed a crowd of teens destroying thousands of dollars in merchandise at a Walmart store. The police report said 40 to 50 teens entered the store around 1:45 a.m. Sunday and immediately began throwing and shattering items. Investigators arrested one of the […]

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Stay Safe from Sharks on Georgia’s Beaches

Stay Safe from Sharks on Georgia’s Beaches

| July 3, 2015 | 1 Comments

TYBEE ISLAND — A lot people will be heading to the beach this holiday weekend, whether it be Tybee Island, Hilton Head, or beyond. And if you have kids, there is no doubt you are probably worried about something being covered in the news a lot lately, shark attacks. With ten shark attacks reported in […]

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