Crime

  Three arrests made in connection to 2017 shooting death

Four teenagers are now being charged in the shooting death of another teen that happened a year ago.

Lowcountry man arrested in connection to 3 burglaries

A 38-year-old Lowcountry man is behind bars after being connected to several burglaries.

All clear given after report of shots fired at Savannah State

The Savannah State University Police Department investigated a report of shots fired in the University Village area in the early morning hours on Friday.

Jeff Davis County deputies arrest 12 suspects on drug charges

The Jeff Davis County sheriff announced a big win on Thursday as deputies and investigators arrested 12 people on drug charges - mostly involving cocaine, marijuana, or meth.

2 prison guards accused of attempting to provide contraband at Ridgeland Correctional Institution

Two correctional officers are accused of trying to give drugs to inmates at the Ridgeland Correctional Institution.

Statesboro PD searching for suspect in shooting at Butler Homes

A shooting in Statesboro on Wednesday left one man hospitalized and police looking for the shooter.

Savannah Police seek public’s help identifying attempted armed robbery suspect

The Savannah Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in an attempted armed robbery over the weekend.

Man in custody after woman shot on Draper Street in Savannah

Savannah Police are on the scene of a shooting on Draper Street that sent one woman to the hospital Wednesday morning.

Savannah Police Department investigating attempted robbery at vape shop on W. Victory Drive

The Savannah Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery at a vape shop.

Rincon Police identify woman’s body found behind restaurant

The Rincon Police Department is investigating after a body was found near Lisa Street.

Tybee shrimper found guilty of mail fraud, money laundering

A Tybee Island shrimper is in trouble after a federal jury found him guilty of mail fraud, money laundering and making false statements.

Home daycare owner accused of drugging, tying kids to car seats in dark closet

The 60-year-old woman is in jail, facing nine counts of child endangerment.

Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office asking for community help after weekend shooting

Two people are recovering following a shooting on Hilton Head Island on Sunday and law enforcement need your help identifying possible suspects.

Savannah PD trying to identify serial robber

The Savannah Police Department is trying to identify a suspect they believe has robbed multiple businesses.

Women arrested after drugs were sold on Savannah church property

Two people have been arrested after the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team identified a person was selling drugs on church property.

BCSO investigates after 2 Hilton Head men shot

Deputies with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office are investigating after two people were shot on Blazing Star Lane around 6 p.m. on Sunday evening.  The suspect shot one man in his torso and the other in the hand before he fled. Deputies have no further description of the suspect

Estill Police seek armed and dangerous man

The Estill Police Department is looking for a man they're calling armed and dangerous. Marcus Williams is accused of pointing a handgun and threatening to shoot someone after a verbal altercation.

Texas officer killed as police move in to arrest robbery suspects

Police believe the suspects could be linked to 15 robberies since June that targeted bars with Hispanic customers.

Police: Man faked Down syndrome, hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Police arrested the 31-year-old, who faces charges of fraud and sexual abuse. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff/KNXV/CNN)

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

19-year-old man dies after arriving at hospital with gunshot wounds

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred late Thursday, Sept. 13.

Big bust sheds light on old cases in Bulloch, Screven counties

A federal indictment led to the arrests of 20 suspects in Bulloch and Screven counties, including one taken down in a manhunt we showed you on Wednesday.

Ex-boyfriend of missing AZ woman charged with her death

Kiera Bergman went missing August 4. A bicyclist found her decomposed body in some bushes a month later.

Man said he took cars, posting photos on social media, to ‘be seen by girls,’ authorities say

Terrance Tarleton, 19, faces charges after police said they found photo of stolen cars on Facebook and the cars themselves parked in front of his house.

Gunman kills 5, including wife, before turning gun on self in CA

Authorities said the gunman is dead but not before killing several people.

Fugitive captured after causing several Bulloch County school lockdowns

A man running from sheriff's deputies prompted school lockdowns in Statesboro Wednesday afternoon.

Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm’s way to try to resolve the situation.

Woman jumps from car to escape fake Uber driver who tried to rob, kidnap her

The crime remains unsolved, as the victim recovers from a head injury, fractured wrist and badly broken ankle.

‘I couldn’t just let her die’: Man jumps in front of machete attack at CA Starbucks

The suspect in the attack was arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Daycare operator accused of sexual assault against girl in his care

Police say the daycare the suspect and his wife were running was not licensed, and this should be a warning to parents.

Brunswick High student arrested for threatening violence on campus

A 16-year-old Brunswick High School student was arrested on Monday for threatening violence on campus after multiple students received an anonymous message that a school shooting would happen during 4th block.

5, including 3 toddlers, found dead in Australian home; Kids’ father charged

Anthony Harvey allegedly killed his partner and children Sept. 3 and killed Beverly Quinn, the mother of his partner, the next day.

Beaufort man arrested in connection to attempted murder at Cross Creek apartments

A Beaufort man is in jail after he and his upstairs neighbor shot at each other through the wooden floor seperating their apartments after a heated argument on Saturday afternoon.

Beaufort Police seek suspect involved in death at Spanish Trace Apartments

Beaufort Police are looking for a suspect involved in a Saturday night murder at Spanish Trace Apartments.  BPD, along with Port Royal police and Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies, responded to the apartment complex around 7:53 p.m. to find 20-year-old Stephon Chaplin shot once.

Savannah Police investigating after man drives to Ihop on Victory Dr. with gunshot wounds

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a shooting after an injured man showed up to the Ihop on Victory Drive Saturday night.

Former Richmond Hill elected leader charged with felony theft

A former elected leader in Richmond Hill was arrested and charged with felony theft on Thursday. Marilyn Hodges was booked on a felony theft by conversion charge. She has since been released on bond.

ECSO investigating incident that resulted in injured man lying in road

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help to identify the individuals involved in a possible hit-and-run or assault on Friday afternoon.

6 fugitives arrested in Savannah area as result of warrant sweep

Six fugitives have been arrested as a result of a conducted warrant sweep served by multiple agencies.

Man convicted of kidnapping, killing 12-year-old boy gets new trial

A man convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death will get a new trial. The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned the conviction and sentence for Brian Douglas Horn.

Officer saves toddler from hot car; mother found with needle in arm

The officer said the car looked empty, but then he noticed a 3-year-old child jump onto a seat and had to break a window to get her out.

Registered sex offender in custody after Effingham County standoff

A registered sex offender is in custody after a standoff in Effingham County Wednesday night.