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  • Orange Crush weekend bringing big crowds, police presence

    Orange Crush weekend bringing big crowds, police presence

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:28:50 GMT
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    Big crowds are expected on Tybee Island this weekend as spring breakers flock to the Georgia coast for what is considered Orange Crush weekend.

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    Big crowds are expected on Tybee Island this weekend as spring breakers flock to the Georgia coast for what is considered Orange Crush weekend.

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  • Woman loses home at auction to former attorney

    Woman loses home at auction to former attorney

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-04-22 03:11:04 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:23:15 GMT
    Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney. (Source: KPLR/CNN)Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney. (Source: KPLR/CNN)

    Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney.

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    Sawyers watched her Florissant, MO, home go to auction Thursday. The highest bidder was her former attorney.

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  • Guilty verdict delivered in 14-year-old murder case

    Guilty verdict delivered in 14-year-old murder case

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:55:19 GMT
    (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Dept.)(Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Dept.)
    (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Dept.)(Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Dept.)
    A man accused of shooting of an Army captain in downtown Savannah in 2004 has received a guilty verdict from a jury.  A jury found Deon Jones guilty on of the felony murder of U.S. Army Captain Scott Corwin during a robbery near Monterey Square in 2004. The jury did acquit Jones of a malice murder charge, meaning they don't think that Jones planned the murder.  Jones was already in jail on an unrelated issue when his warrant was served. A captain in the...More >>
    A man accused of shooting of an Army captain in downtown Savannah in 2004 has received a guilty verdict from a jury.  A jury found Deon Jones guilty on of the felony murder of U.S. Army Captain Scott Corwin during a robbery near Monterey Square in 2004. The jury did acquit Jones of a malice murder charge, meaning they don't think that Jones planned the murder.  Jones was already in jail on an unrelated issue when his warrant was served. A captain in the...More >>

It was 30 years ago today that legendary news director Doug Weathers hired a young reporter/photographer from Chicago, Mike Manhattan. Mike went on to produce newscasts and anchor the news at 5:30 and the news at 11. 7,800 nights of news with Mike.

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  • Orange Crush weekend leaves Tybee Island with clean beaches

    Orange Crush weekend leaves Tybee Island with clean beaches

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:45:02 GMT
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    Crowds from different cities and states gathered this Orange Crush weekend on Tybee. The weekend-long celebrations and the Tybee alcohol ban wrapped up on Sunday.  "We were all having fun," said James Dennis. "A bunch of people came down. Brothers and sisters. Just having a good time." It's also an event that gives locals a bittersweet feeling, mostly because of past incidents that resulted in arrests, shootings, litter complaints and underage drinking. Tybe...

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    Crowds from different cities and states gathered this Orange Crush weekend on Tybee. The weekend-long celebrations and the Tybee alcohol ban wrapped up on Sunday.  "We were all having fun," said James Dennis. "A bunch of people came down. Brothers and sisters. Just having a good time." It's also an event that gives locals a bittersweet feeling, mostly because of past incidents that resulted in arrests, shootings, litter complaints and underage drinking. Tybe...

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  • Charity walk supports efforts to plant and restore land

    Charity walk supports efforts to plant and restore land

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:53:39 GMT
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    The BAPS charity walk to support The Nature Conservancy's efforts to plant and restore land was held on Sunday in Forsyth Park.  The group hopes to restore up to 1.6 million acres of land by 2025, planing to do that by planting one billion trees through their Plant a Billion Tree initiative. Their efforts are something that could help national landmarks right here in Georgia. "Helps iconic sights in Georgia like the Okefenokee, the Altamaha River, the Chattahooch...More >>
    The BAPS charity walk to support The Nature Conservancy's efforts to plant and restore land was held on Sunday in Forsyth Park.  The group hopes to restore up to 1.6 million acres of land by 2025, planing to do that by planting one billion trees through their Plant a Billion Tree initiative. Their efforts are something that could help national landmarks right here in Georgia. "Helps iconic sights in Georgia like the Okefenokee, the Altamaha River, the Chattahooch...More >>
  • May Institute hosts family day to raise awareness for autism month

    May Institute hosts family day to raise awareness for autism month

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-04-22 21:39:23 GMT
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    April is autism awareness month and the May Institute put together an Autisim Awareness Family Day to help raise visibility. The fun-filled day was held at the Coastal Cathedral on Berwick Boulevard. According to Autism Speaks, autism affects 1 in every 68 children. It is one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the U.S. Boys are actually 5 times more likely to have Autism than girls. There is no medical detection or cure for Autism. "Today is all about bring...More >>
    April is autism awareness month and the May Institute put together an Autisim Awareness Family Day to help raise visibility. The fun-filled day was held at the Coastal Cathedral on Berwick Boulevard. According to Autism Speaks, autism affects 1 in every 68 children. It is one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the U.S. Boys are actually 5 times more likely to have Autism than girls. There is no medical detection or cure for Autism. "Today is all about bring...More >>
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