• Arrest date: Sept. 4
According to an incident report filed by Lt. Wade Long of the Walthourville Police Department, a 3-year-old who shot herself in the foot took a .40 caliber Glock handgun off of a dresser in the master bedroom while her stepfather, Zachery Dale Yeager, was asleep in the room.
On Oct. 24, the Walthourville Fire and Rescue Department demonstrated on how to extract a victim from a vehicle accident.
• Arrest dates: Aug. 28 and Sept. 18
FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Two soldiers making a surprise visit to their families in Florida before deployment to Iraq were struck by a car and killed after getting into a fight.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is launching a new online resource for teen drivers and their parents. The Web site, "Teen Driving Safety 101," www.dot.ga.gov/teendriving, provides information on driving laws, safety tips and travel information to help teens stay safe behind the wheel.
Liberty County Sheriff J. Don Martin recently promoted Deputy James Caines to sergeant.
Total cases opened: 33
ATLANTA - Going in on a time share may sound like a great vacation solution, but some consumers are finding that the monthly maintenance fees and
Tragedy struck Long County on Monday when a 5-year-old boy, described as friendly and outgoing, drowned in a bathtub.
LUDOWICI - Tragedy struck Long County earlier this afternoon, with the drowning death of a 5-year-old boy.
Sept. 20, Discharging firearms within city limits, 112 Cherokee Circle
Snelson-Golden Middle School's fire safety program was put through a live test Thursday when a faculty member spotted smoke in the 200 hall and activated emergency procedure.
Jonathon Goode, 22, was charged last Friday with homicide by a vehicle in the first degree for his involvement in a wreck that killed a Jesup teenager earlier this year.
Long County Sheriff's Department Chief Investigator Ty Smith said Francisco Javier Badillo-Jimenez, 22, of Glennville has been charged with statutory rape in connection with the disappearance of a 13-year-old Long County girl last weekend.
June 23: Burglary, forced entry - At 2:30 p.m., an officer went to a residence off Oglethorpe Highway because of an alleged burglary. The complainant noticed a window broken at her residence. She said she left her house about an hour prior, with all doors and windows locked. When she returned, she didn't notice anything wrong until she went into the living room and saw shattered glass from the patio door. She was missing an Xbox, controller and several Xbox games. The officer found a brick in the living room and believed it was used to break the ...
Two Long County suspects wanted in connection with a case involving a kidnapping, a vehicle hijacking, an armed robbery and aggravated assault are in custody.
A Long County man sustained a brutal beating during a holdup between 1:30-3:50 a.m. July 2 in the Sandhill community.
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday in an ATV accident.
A Wednesday morning fire heavily damaged a Hinesville apartment complex and displaced four people.
A Tuesday evening fire heavily damaged a mobile home in Hinesville, displacing the man who lived in the single-wide structure.
For many people, summer means spending lots of time outdoors. Officials from the Coastal Health District - which includes Liberty, Long, Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn and McIntosh counties - want Coastal Georgia residents to make the most of that time by preventing illness and injury that some summer-related activities can bring.
Two people are wanted in connection with a case involving a kidnapping, a vehicle hijacking, an armed robbery and aggravated assault. It was reported in Long County on July 2. The incident reportedly happened between 1:30-3:50 a.m. at a residence in the Sandhill community, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Al Cato.
A Walthourville man was injured Sunday night in an ATV accident.