Crime

  Teenager shot, killed Wednesday night in Springfield

A spokesperson with the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office confirms that one person is dead after a shooting in the 100 block of Killdee Road in Springfield.

Police investigate reported flasher on campus of Georgia Southern

Mother, three young children found stabbed to death at Columbus, Ga. apartments

  7 indicted on gang-related charges in Emanuel County

43 defendants convicted of crimes related to Operation Vanilla Gorilla

  Suspect arrested for stealing car, kidnapping baby in Port Wentworth

  Testimony begins in murder trial for suspect accused of 2015 deadly shooting

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Man facing charges after standoff in Glynn County

Jury selection begins for trial of deadly shooting on SSU campus in 2015

SUV explosion suspect appears in court for civil hearing

  Savannah PD investigating armed robbery at smoke shop on Montgomery Cross Road

  GBI search for suspect in Reidsville man’s death

Handcuffed man slips, falls face-first on wet concrete

GBI investigates death in Reidsville

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) is responding to an incident after a body was found in Tatnall County overnight.

2 pharmacists charged in fraud, diversion investigations in Baxley, Darien

Two pharmacists have been charged after separate federal investigations involving fraud and diversion of drugs to non-patients.

GBI identify man found dead in Tattnall County home

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified a man found dead in a Reidsville home early on Sunday morning.

Savannah bomb squad gives all clear after suspicious package call

The Savannah Bomb Squad has given the all clear after responding to a Port Wentworth gas station for reports of a suspicious package on Saturday afternoon.

  Shooting incident under investigation on Brendan Lane in Bluffton

2 jailed in Camden County in connection to five-year-old’s death

Bicyclist hurt after hit-and-run incident in Glynn County

  Candlelight vigil held for Statesboro shooting victim

  Savannah Police say suspect linked to explosive device under ex-wife’s seat, causing car fire

  Family, Savannah Police detectives, victim’s family looking for answers in 2015 murder case

  Police still looking for Savannah Smiles assault suspect

The Navy veteran is still fighting for her peace of mind. She says her attacker stripped her of her confidence and safety.

Former Bulloch County deputy arrested on child pornography charges

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says 43-year-old Travis Tuenge of Statesboro was arrested on Thursday, July 11 for sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.

  Florida murder suspect arrested in Wayne County

A 28-year-old Florida man has been arrested in connection with a murder that took place in Broward County.

Port Wentworth Police arrest man wanted for rape, kidnapping, aggravated assault

Port Wentworth Police say Coney has been arrested.

Saint Simons teen arrested in connection to weekend hit-and-run that caused severe injuries

A Saint Simons Island teen has been arrested in connection to a hit and run over the weekend that seriously injured another teen.

2 men indicted after cocaine imported through Port of Savannah shipment

Two men have been charged in a four-count federal indictment for the June 2019 shipment of more than 45 pounds of cocaine through the Port of Savannah.

Savannah Police working to identify Dollar General armed robbery suspect

Savannah Police seek to identify a man who robbed a W. Bay Street business on Wednesday, July 10.

Bluffton man charged with 2 counts criminal sexual conduct with a minor

A 63-year-old Bluffton man has been arrested in connection to the sexual assaults of two children.

RCSD: 30-year-old Georgia man pushes ‘girlfriend,’ 13, from car fleeing deputies

A 30-year-old Georgia man is facing several charges after Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies said he crossed state lines to meet up with a 13-year-old girl he met on a dating website.

  Suspect charged with aggravated battery in connection to car explosion

The Savannah Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection to a car fire that injured a woman last week in Savannah.

U.S. Marshals on the hunt for man last seen in Fitzgerald

He was last seen at Walmart in Fitzgerald, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

Woman arrested after dozens of animals, some dead, dropped off at shelter

A woman is in jail after police said she dropped off a UHaul full of dogs and cats at Memphis Animal Services.

  Effingham County sheriff’s deputies warning of scam

The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is putting out a warning about a scam that could take advantage of you if you’re not careful.

Search for armed robbery suspect near Sheldon Church ruins ends

Deputies with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a man with a knife that stole a woman’s purse in the area of the old Sheldon Church ruins.

Savannah Police seek public’s help identifying Home Depot shoplifting suspect

Savannah Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in a shoplifting incident at a Home Depot store.

Funeral set for Thursday for fallen Georgia sheriff’s deputy

A funeral is planned Thursday for a Georgia sheriff's deputy gunned down in a shootout northeast of Atlanta

Walthourville PD swears in new police chief

The Walthourville Police Department has a new chief.

  Bacon County man free on bond after being charged with animal cruelty

A Bacon County man has been charged with four counts of animal cruelty after Bacon County sheriff’s deputies noticed several horses that appeared to be neglected.

La. man charged after licking Blue Bell ice cream in copycat video; deputies warn others

The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office says Lenise Martin III, 36, has been taken into custody after being filmed in a store licking a Blue Bell ice cream container, moving his finger through the container, then putting it back onto the shelf.

The Latest: All 4 suspects are captured after deputy killed

A Georgia sheriff says all four suspects wanted in connection with the killing of a sheriff's deputy have now been apprehended

Police: Woman accidentally shoots her husband during road rage incident

A woman is currently in custody after shooting her husband during a road rage incident in Dodge City.

Long County standoff ends in arrest

The Long County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Sean Hafer, 26, with aggravated assault.

Jasper Co. Sheriff’s Office responds to reported shooting near Captain Bill Road

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting in the area of Captain Bill Road on Saturday.

Beaufort County deputies searching for suspect who fled traffic stop

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who reportedly ran from a traffic stop on Saturday.

  Police search for suspect after drugs found in car submerged in water

Georgia State Patrol troopers are searching for a driver who led them on a high-speed chase Saturday morning.

Judge denies bond for four people, including alleged victim, in apparent abduction, assault case

Four people have been arrested and charged in connection to an apparent abduction and assault Thursday morning in Myrtle Beach, according to police.

Police investigate armed robbery at Dollar General in Brunswick

Glynn County investigators are asking the public for information after a gunman robbed a local Dollar General store on the evening of July 4.

Savannah Police working to identify suspects in stolen auto case

Savannah Police are asking for the public’s help identifying four suspects in a stolen auto investigation and a string of entering autos.

Savannah PD safely locates 2 missing persons

The Savannah Police Department has located two missing persons.

Savannah Police make arrests, seize multiple guns, drugs in investigation

On July 3 around 5 p.m., officers with Savannah Police’s Violent Crimes Task Force were in the area of the 1200 block of E. 39th Street.

  Victim identified in Ellabell gas station shooting

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a man is dead after a shooting incident took place at a convenience store in Ellabell on Wednesday.

  Savannah hit-and-run victim shares her story

Even with the crosswalk lights and traffic lights at the intersection of Liberty and Drayton, the victim was still hit. Police still haven't tracked down the driver.

  GBI investigating use of force incident involving Baxley police officer

GBI agents say Lt. Jones used unnecessary force when he struck the boy several times and then choked him to unconsciousness.

  Man found with leg wound near Franklin Square in Savannah

The Savannah Police Department responded to Franklin Square after a man was injured during a possible robbery attempt.

  Statesboro Police investigating weekend shooting incident

Police say shots fired at a convenience store over the weekend left one woman injured.

  Savannah Police investigating after man injured in shooting incident

Detectives with the Savannah Police Department are investigating a shooting incident that took place on King Street, Tuesday afternoon.

S. Carolina woman accused of sending 200 harassing messages

A South Carolina woman has been arrested for allegedly sending more than 200 harassing messages via social media.

SC man who tried to join ISIS will appeal sentence

The Ladson teenager who was sentenced to 20 years in prison earlier in June for attempting to join ISIS will appeal his case to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia.

Suspect not located after SWAT situation on Cuba Street in Savannah

The search for a suspect continues after a SWAT situation ended on Cuba Street in Savannah in the early morning hours Tuesday.

New GA law aims to prevent crimes related to abuse

There is a new law in Georgia that was created in hopes of saving the lives of children like Elwyn and Mary Crocker - two Effingham County teenagers who were found buried in their family’s backyard.

Statesboro PD arrests 3 suspects in connection to Mill Creek Park armed robbery

Statesboro Police have arrested three people in connection to an armed robbery that took place on June 21 in Mill Creek Park.

Ga. Supreme Court orders review of 2013 Brunswick slain baby case

The Supreme Court of Georgia has ordered a lower court to review the case of a teenager whose failed robbery attempt resulted in him fatally shooting a baby in the face in Glynn County in 2013.

  Statesboro Police investigate juvenile homicide

Officers with the Statesboro Police are investigating after a juvenile man was found with multiple gunshot wounds at Luetta Moore Park early Saturday morning.

  Appling County deputy injured while making arrest in Baxley

During the scuffle between deputies and the man they were after, a deputy’s gun went off. Now, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate.

BCSO looking for suspects responsible for shooting that injured man, child in Burton

Investigators say during the shooting, a man inside of a vehicle and a child inside of a home were wounded by gunfire from unknown subjects.

Arrest made in Damascus Road double homicide case

Savannah Police have made an arrest in the double homicide that happened earlier this month on Damascus Road.

  Claxton PD arrests man in connection to aggravated assault

The Claxton Police Department has arrested a man in connection to an aggravated assault incident earlier this month that resulted in life-threatening injuries.

7 injured in Atlanta drive-by shooting

Atlanta police say seven victims were injured in a drive-by shooting in the city

Suspect in deployed soldier’s wife’s murder pleads not guilty

The Savannah man charged with killing the wife of a deployed soldier on Post at Fort Stewart has pleaded not guilty.

Former Richmond Hill police officer found guilty of enticement of a minor

A former Richmond hill police officer could spend 10 years to life in prison for luring teen girls to meet him for sex.

Chatham County PD looking for suspect who forged checks

Police are looking for 24-year-old Jajuan Myers.

Savannah man arrested after CNT seizes narcotics, weapons

Agents arrested Kwame Hampton and charged him with probation violation. He is being held at the Chatham County Detention Center.

Savannah Police working to identify auto theft suspect

Savannah Police need the community’s help identifying a suspect in an auto theft investigation.

GBI investigating more gangs, calling it an epidemic in some areas

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said criminal street gangs are becoming an epidemic in areas across the state.

  Savannah PD looking for suspect in aggravated assault investigation

Savannah Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a man who assaulted a woman inside of a bar on Saturday, May 25.

  2 out of 4 suspects involved in Jasper County manhunt still on the loose

Two of the suspects were caught Monday night, unarmed, after hours of searching. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office believes the other two left the area.

Chatham County PD locates suspect who forged checks

The Chatham County Police Department has located a woman caught on surveillance video depositing forged checks at a local ATM.

Savannah PD arrests suspect in connection to May shooting

UPDATE: Savannah Police say Romel Allen has been taken into custody.