LUDOWICI - The Grinch may have tried to steal Christmas, but one Ludowici man probably succeeded when he allegedly stole from his mother over Christmas.
SAVANNAH - Although the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department no longer lists Charlana McKinsie as a missing person, as of Saturday, her whereabouts and status with the Army still are unknown.
The FBI released its preliminary, semiannual Uniform Crime Report on Monday and found that on a national level both violent crimes and property crimes have decreased in the past year; a 3.5 percent drop for violent crime and a 2.5 percent drop for property crime.
SAVANNAH -- Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are no longer listing Charlana McKinsie as a missing person.
Metro Police announced in a news release at 3:40 Thursday that it is closing its investigation into the whereabouts of the Fort Stewart soldier who was reported missing after she did not pick her daughter up after school Monday afternoon.
LUDOWICI - A Long State Prison inmate, who escaped Tuesday, is back behind bars.
According to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, a man robbed the Clyde's Market at Butler Avenue and Highway 84 in Midway at about 1:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9.
SAVANNAH - The search continued through Thursday for a Fort Stewart soldier who was reported missing after she failed to pick up her teenage daughter from school Monday.
SAVANNAH (AP) - Savannah-Chatham County police were searching Wednesday for an Army soldier who was reported missing after she failed to pick up her teenage daughter from school.
Sgt. Charlana McKenzie, 32, was last seen by her 14-year-old daughter Sunday night, police spokeswoman Judy Pal said. The daughter told police she normally goes to school after McKenzie heads to work at nearby Fort Stewart, but her mother picks her up every afternoon, which she failed to do Monday.
A Long State Prison inmate escaped Tuesday, while on a work detail in Jesup.
SRINGFIELD - A half dozen methamphetamine labs have been dismantled in north Effingham County.
The Effingham County Sheriff's office said the labs were discovered Tuesday afternoon and led to the arrest of a man and woman who face multiple drug charges.
LUDOWICI -- According to Ludowici Police Chief Richard Robertson, at about 8 this morning a student was hit by a vehicle as the child was crossing McDonald Street in front of the board of education office.
"From what one witness told us, the child apparently ran out in front of the car, and was hit; at this point it doesn't appear that the driver was at fault, but everything is still under investigation", said Robertson.
A wreck involving a Long County man, and a woman, who was traveling with three passengers, appears to be alcohol related, according to Georgia State Patrol, Trooper William Bowman.
Hinesville police have confirmed a teenager was shot at a home in the Eagles Landing subdivision Friday night.
The shooting occurred at a house on the 1400 block of Abrahms Ally shortly before 7 p.m. The teen was rushed to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah with a gunshot wound to the right side of his abdomen.
Liberty County Monday launched a court designed to divert drug users from a life of addiction.
In a plea bargain Monday, Shawn Martin, admitted to one of six drug charges leveled against him after a raid of his 140-acre estate in August 2007.
The people involved in Saturday's accident on Highway 84 have been identified.
A Subway sandwich shop on Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville was held up by man with a gun about 9 p.m. Sunday.
Authorities in Long County are looking for a woman, who allegedly struck her boyfriend and another person with her vehicle during a domestic dispute Sunday evening.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes has said Randall Futch, the suspect in the homicide of Dana Zeigler, 54, of 3104 Luke Road, lot 8 has been captured in Bulloch County at an address he was known to frequent.
Pandemonium broke out late Friday night when gunshots were fired as hundreds waited in line for a sneaker sale in the Liberty Square Shopping Center in Hinesville.
Six people were rushed to a Savannah hospital following two-car accident today near Liberty County High School.
Authorities are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a woman near Midway Friday night.
The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.
A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.
Reports filed recently with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department recently include:
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in the Coastal Health District – one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County.