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Three suspects in custody following multiple armed robberies in South Georgia

Three suspects in custody following multiple armed robberies in South Georgia

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News  MOULTRIE, Ga (WCTV) —Three men are in custody after a string of robberies in South Georgia. Rafael Merrit, Dontavious Jenkins and Isaiah Thomas were all taken into custody. The trio is believed to be involved in an armed robbery Friday night at the Dollar General in Pavo, Georgia. Store personnel say […]

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Former Live Oak officer convicted on child porn charges

Former Live Oak officer convicted on child porn charges

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: WCJB | WCTV Eyewitness News LIVE OAK, Fla. (WCJB) — A former Live Oak police officer has been convicted on various child pornography charges. Sergeant Kyle Kirby was arrested back in October of 2015 after investigators located dozens of sexually explicit images of children on the laptop in Kirby’s patrol car. According to the Justice Department, […]

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US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states, including Georgia

US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states, including Georgia

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well matched to the viruses making people sick, but it’s too early to tell how bad this season will be. The main flu […]

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Alarm Alerts Staff to Drug-Carrying Drone at Autry State Prison

Alarm Alerts Staff to Drug-Carrying Drone at Autry State Prison

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Georgia Department of Corrections: FORSYTH, Ga. — On December 4 at 11:53 p.m., the DroneTracker alarm, a newly piloted system, at Autry State Prison (SP) sounded. While there was no sighting of a drone by staff; an inner and outer sweep of the facility was conducted and officers recovered two packages containing a large amount of […]

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Man crashes into home after being shot during alleged road rage incident

Man crashes into home after being shot during alleged road rage incident

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: CBS46  DECATUR, GA (CBS46) – A man crashed his vehicle into a home after being fatally shot during an alleged road rage incident in DeKalb County late Wednesday night. The incident happened just before midnight in the 1400 block of Columbia Drive in Decatur. Police say the victim, later identified as 22-year-old Cedric Williams, […]

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Contraband Found Inside Cabbages at Ware State Prison

Contraband Found Inside Cabbages at Ware State Prison

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

WAYCROSS – The Georgia Department of Corrections posted this photo and released the following statement on their Facebook page Wednesday: During a shakedown at Ware State Prison today, 12/6, at 9:30 a.m., CERT officers noticed something strange about a bag of cabbage! When they searched the bag, they discovered hollowed cabbages containing 2 large vacuum […]

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Ga. Legal Services Program Director retires after 43 years in public service

Ga. Legal Services Program Director retires after 43 years in public service

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Georgia Legal Services Program:  Atlanta – Georgia Legal Services Program Executive Director Phyllis J. Holmen is retiring after 43 years of public service and will be honored for her outstanding achievements as a Champion of Justice at GLSP’s 4th biennial Champions of Justice Recognition Event on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.in the State […]

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Indie Film Seeks Actors

Indie Film Seeks Actors

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

​CASTING CALL​ ​–​ ​MEETING​ ​A​ ​MONSTER​ ​–​ ​EXTRAS​ ​AND​ ​SECONDARY​ ​CHARACTERS Production​ ​title:​ ​Meeting a Monster Filming​ ​Location:​ Alapaha, Georgia Synopsis:​ ​Meeting a Monster is a short virtual reality film exploring the mind of a former white supremacist named Angela King. The film is set in the early ‘90s in a small rural town. The […]

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Former child welfare spokesman arrested on child porn charges

Former child welfare spokesman arrested on child porn charges

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Associated Press  GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former spokesman for Florida’s child welfare agency is accused of having child pornography. An arrest report states 67-year-old Thomas William Barnes was arrested last week. He was charged on Monday with 10 additional child porn charges. The Gainesville Sun reports the National Center for Missing and Exploited […]

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5-year-old girl killed in Georgia school bus crash

5-year-old girl killed in Georgia school bus crash

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: CBS News LIBERTY COUNTY, Ga. (CBS) — One child was killed and several were injured in a Tuesday morning school bus crash in Liberty County, Georgia. According to Liberty County EMA Deputy Director Larry Logan, the school bus was traveling on Ray Road headed towards Hwy 196 W, when it went off the road […]

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