Jan. 10 Armed Robbery - An employee of a variety store on West Oglethorpe Highway reported she responded to a potential customer tapping on the store window. The man told her he had a space heater he wanted to sell. When she opened the door to ask him to show her the heater, he forced his way inside and raised a knife over his head.
ATLANTA - Forecasters warn that an arctic air mass combined with moisture approaching Georgia could set the stage for freezing rain and sleet for much of the state.
Timothy Martin Joiner pleaded guilty in Liberty County Superior Court Tuesday morning to numerous counts stemming from crimes to help fund the FEAR domestic terrorist militia that was uncovered among Fort Stewart soldiers last year.
A chemical spill Monday prompted closure of Highway 84 and the evacuation of several businesses in Ludowici.
Dec. 27 DUI - A Midway man was arrested for DUI around 3 a.m. at Highway 38 and Spencer Gaulden Road after being stopped for driving 69 mph in a 45 mph zone.
A chemical spill was detected at the intersection of Highways 84 and 301 in Ludowici at around 11 a.m. Monday. According to Ludowici-Long County Fire Department Chief Richard Truman, the origin of the spill, which stretched 200 feet down Highway 84, is unknown. First responders identified the substance as "black liquor," a chemical typically used at paper mills. It is a respiratory hazard, but is not as flammable as first responders initially thought.
Hinesville Police Department on Thursday arrested the third suspect in an attempted robbery that reportedly began Tuesday at Liberty Inn & Suites and affected Wells Fargo Bank on Gen. Screven Way.
RINCON - Authorities in Effingham County say a teen that died in a car accident drowned after being ejected from the vehicle.
SAVANNAH - Federal authorities said Thursday they have uncovered an illegal sex trafficking network that forced women into prostitution and traded them like slaves between cities in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.
ATHENS - Police in coastal Georgia coerced statements from a man accused in the 2007 rape and slaying of a 6-year-old boy, and the trial court that handed him the death penalty made numerous errors, the man's defense attorney argued Wednesday before the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Dec. 27: Armed robbery - A pizza delivery driver said she was robbed at gunpoint while making a delivery to Gateway Two Apartments on Gause Street. One man reportedly put a gun to her face and demanded she hand over the food and asked for her money. She said she did not have any money on her, and the men ran off on Griffin Street toward Roland Street. He drove back to her employer's store ...
ATHENS - A Georgia man is appealing the convictions and death penalty he received for the 2007 rape and murder of a 6-year-old boy.
RINCON - Authorities say a Georgia man who was stabbed to death and his body dismembered was seen alive in a video surveillance tape from a South Carolina hotel on New Year's night.
Two suspects were arrested Tuesday and officials were seeking a third for an attempted robbery that began at Liberty Inn & Suites on Gen. Screven Way and resulted in the short-term closure of the Wells Fargo Bank across the street.
SAVANNAH - Authorities in Savannah say 55 people have been arrested in an initiative focused on curbing gun violence.
An argument Wednesday evening between two employees at the Hinesville Burger King ended with one man taking a bullet in the arm.
April 16: Simple battery/family violence/criminal trespass - A woman said her live-in boyfriend pushed and shoved her during a heated argument inside their Victory Manor Mobile Home residence. She said she called 911 so her boyfriend left the house but not before punching the wall and leaving a big hole in the wall. She refused medical treatment.