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Top local stories of the week

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Man accused of murder sits on his own grand jury -- A man accused of murder ends up on the grand jury charged with the task of deciding whether to indict him.

Police: Hit-and-run suspect turns himself in -- Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say a man has turned himself in to authorities in connection to the hit-and-run death of 18-year-old Craig Loxton.

Friends react to hit and run death of teen -- Friends and family of a Whitemarsh Island teen are in shock after a deadly hit and run early Monday morning.

Pickup trapped underneath semi in Pooler -- A pickup collided with a semi around 6:30 a.m. on Pooler Parkway near Highway 80.

Victim identified; driver sought in fatal hit and run -- The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Dept. is investigating a hit-and-run that killed a man on the Islands Expressway.

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  • Protestors surround Michael Williams bus in downtown Savannah

    Protestors surround Michael Williams bus in downtown Savannah

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-05-21 08:43:24 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Protestors in downtown Savannah have surrounded Georgia State Senator Michael Williams' deportation bus and are preventing the bus from moving.  At least one person has been arrested so far. You can watch WTOC's live stream of the event above. Jarvis Robertson will have more on this story on THE News at 11:00 p.m.  Copyright 2018 WTOC. All rights reserved.

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    Protestors in downtown Savannah have surrounded Georgia State Senator Michael Williams' deportation bus and are preventing the bus from moving.  At least one person has been arrested so far. You can watch WTOC's live stream of the event above. Jarvis Robertson will have more on this story on THE News at 11:00 p.m.  Copyright 2018 WTOC. All rights reserved.

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  • Young girls become princesses at Helping Hands father-daughter dance

    Young girls become princesses at Helping Hands father-daughter dance

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:43:48 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)
    Some young girls in Savannah got the chance to be princesses for a special dance on Saturday evening. This particular dance hosted by Helping Hands of Savannah is for girls who don't get to attend the normal father-daughter dance for any reason. Servicemen in the community step in to accompany the young girls and give them the chance to be princesses for the evening. The co-founder of the organization tells us what it does for the community.  " It bridges a gap ...More >>
    Some young girls in Savannah got the chance to be princesses for a special dance on Saturday evening. This particular dance hosted by Helping Hands of Savannah is for girls who don't get to attend the normal father-daughter dance for any reason. Servicemen in the community step in to accompany the young girls and give them the chance to be princesses for the evening. The co-founder of the organization tells us what it does for the community.  " It bridges a gap ...More >>
  • Statesboro child recovers after dog attack

    Statesboro child recovers after dog attack

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:31:50 GMT
    (Source: April Whitehurst Elliot Facebook)(Source: April Whitehurst Elliot Facebook)
    (Source: April Whitehurst Elliot Facebook)(Source: April Whitehurst Elliot Facebook)
    A young Statesboro child is undergoing plastic surgery to her face after a dog attacked her on Saturday afternoon.  The girl is receiving treatment to close her gaping wounds as doctors work to keep scarring at a minimum.  You can see the original Facebook post here. WARNING: some of the images on the post are graphic.  WTOC is continuing to follow this story and will post updates as they become available.  Copyright 2018 WTOC. All rights reserved.More >>
    A young Statesboro child is undergoing plastic surgery to her face after a dog attacked her on Saturday afternoon.  The girl is receiving treatment to close her gaping wounds as doctors work to keep scarring at a minimum.  You can see the original Facebook post here. WARNING: some of the images on the post are graphic.  WTOC is continuing to follow this story and will post updates as they become available.  Copyright 2018 WTOC. All rights reserved.More >>
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