A Hinesville woman was shot and wounded by her 2-year-old son early Wednesday morning. According to an incident report filed by Hinesville Police Officer Scott Mercer, he and several officers responded to a call of an accidental shooting in the 100 block of Deann Drive. When Mercer arrived, he found the woman sitting in the front doorway, crying for help. Once the residence was cleared, Mercer administered first aid to the woman until emergency medical personnel arrived. Meanwhile, HPD Officer Ivan Saez found the woman's daughter and son inside the home.
The Long County Sheriff's Office wants to get the word out that job seekers who are looking to work from home are falling prey to an ongoing mail-fraud scam.
March 1: Child molestation - A Flemington woman filed a complaint with the Liberty County Sherriff's Office that her ex-husband had molested their 8-year-old son. The 50-year-old Richmond Hill man reportedly picked up their son Feb. 28 to take him to the Jacksonville Zoo. The boy told his mother his dad stopped first to get a bottle of vodka. Before going to the zoo on Saturday, they stayed at a motel in Jacksonville that only had one bed. He said his father was drinking that night and that he touched him under his clothes in the front and back of ...
Two tractor-trailers collided about 7 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 95, near mile marker 47, in McIntosh County, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Lyle Thurmond.
The court martial of Pvt. Isaac Aguigui began today at Fort Stewart with Judge (Col.) Andrew J. Glass presiding.
Three illegal immigrants are in custody after a three-county operation helped seize $42,000 worth of cocaine in Effingham and Bryan counties.
March 8: Obstruction, arrest for other agency - A Midway man told police he was giving his friend, a Screven woman, a ride home because she was drunk, but brought her to the police station instead because she had urinated on herself and he wanted her to clean it up. The woman's pre-teenage son also was in the car.
Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Stewart is in serious but stable condition following Tuesday's accident involving a tractor-trailer in Hinesville.
Feb. 24: Suspicious fire - A woman spent most of the day working from her home office at her Wells Road residence and decided to step out to run a few errands. She said when she returned, the fire department was on scene, extinguishing a small fire.
The court martial of Pvt. Isaac Aguigui will begin on Monday on Fort Stewart and is scheduled to last four days, according to a news lrease from Fort Stewart.
Fort Stewart Forest Branch is planning one burn today, but it will be a big one, according to a news release from post:
Five arrests on Monday, the final day of the four-day 2014 St. Patrick's Day Festival, "pushed the number made by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police to 64," a police spokesman says.
Feb. 20: Carrying a weapon on school property - A 20-year special needs student was spotted by school officials at Bradwell Institute carrying a brown paper bag that appeared to be alcohol. He was stopped by officers and asked if the bag contained alcohol. He said it did not. He then lifted his shirt and said, "But I am carrying one of these." It was a large folding knife. He said he carried it when he walked to school because he didn't feel safe. He turned over the knife and was arrested for carrying a weapon on school property.
A Fort Stewart soldier was injured this afternoon in three-vehicle accident on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Two Fort Stewart soldiers were swept up in the Friday arrest of six men now facing charges of crimes against children.
July 21: Disorderly conduct, criminal trespass - On Live Oak Road in Hinesville, people gathered in the complainant's yard, threatening to beat up her daughter. She said that they have done this twice. A woman the complainant knew came to the door both times and knocked aggressively. She even came to the door with a hoe in hand, wanting to fight the complainant's daughter over a man. When asked to leave the property, the woman refused. However, the suspect said the daughter came to her house earlier to talk to the man, and the woman only came to the ...
During a semi-annual fire hydrant testing period and several fire-related incidents, members of the Hinesville Fire Department recently reported increased obstruction of fire hydrants.
The Georgia State Fire Marshal's Office is offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or people involved in a suspicious fire that broke out in Walthourville the morning of Aug. 6 and destroyed an unoccupied home.
National Night Out recently was held in Hinesville, featuring music, dancing and fun while addressing the serious question of how to fight crime.
Long County held its annual National Night Out on Thursday at the Long County Recreation Complex.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The National Weather Service has cancelled a flood watch for our area that was orginally set to go through tonight.
A Fort Stewart soldier was killed Thursday in a car crash in Tattnall County.
Recent reports filed wit the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
A former school-bus driver pleaded guilty to child-molestation charges Friday at the Long County Courthouse.
A massive fire in historic downtown Jesup destroyed parts of a shopping center Monday night.