RINCON - Body parts found inside a South Carolina storage unit and a south Georgia home after a deadly police standoff are likely those of a Savannah man missing since New Year's Eve, authorities said Sunday.
A Midway man who accidentally shot himself early Wednesday morning died from his wound.
BAXLEY - Police say a 26-year-old man who was arrested in his wife's death after initially saying two men killed her in a home invasion last week is being allowed to attend her funeral.
SAVANNAH - A Savannah man is being indicted on charges of rape, murder and additional offenses in the death of Amber DeLoach, whose body was found in a burning car on Sept. 30.
Firefighter Rex Smith, left, and Chief Jimmy Cook of the Pembroke Fire Department stand with plaques honoring their 50 years of service. Cook began volunteering with the fire department in October 1962 and Smith began in November 1962. The two were honored Dec. 8 at the department's Christmas party.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court says superior court judges can't issue warrants for wiretaps outside of their judicial circuits.
Possession of marijuana: Dec. 16 - Just after 3 a.m. officers stopped a Fort Stewart man on Highway 17 near Ponderosa Road because his tail light was damaged. The driver was arrested because his license was suspended, and officers found a bag of marijuana in the Hinesville passenger's shirt pocket. He was also wanted in Liberty County for a probation violation and was arrested.
ATLANTA - Glynn County is doubling the reward money being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the death of one of its commissioners.
Thunderstorms, some possibly severe, could sweep across coastal Georgia late this afternoon and evening.
SAVANNAH - Police have arrested the sixth man who was wanted in connection with a shooting at a fair in Savannah that left eight people injured.
ATLANTA - A federal study shows Georgia ranked below the national average and below southeastern states in alcohol-related fatalities in 2011.
The following reports are from the Bryan County Sheriff's Department: Criminal trespassing, Dec. 4 - Deputies reported to Countryside Drive in Ellabell around 5 p.m. after a woman reported her mailbox had been damaged and covered in neon green silly string. She said it likely happened between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
ATLANTA - In recent years, Georgia has always used the holiday season to reinforce the state's zero-tolerance policy for impaired driving.
Bryan County Fire Department's South Division recently recognized four members for their dedication and work during 2012.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 10 southeastern Georgia counties, including Bryan, until 9 p.m. today.
A Pembroke man died this morning after allegedly playing "Russian roulette" Wednesday.
The following are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The U.S. Marshal's office in Savannah joined in the search Friday for a Bryan County man police describe as "armed and dangerous" after he allegedly attacked a Pembroke resident with a butcher's knife and later stole a car from an Ellabell woman.
Pembroke Police are asking for help finding a 26-year-old man, who they consider armed and dangerous, in connection with a stabbing during an argument over a basketball game.
JACKSONVILLE - Bryan County Emergency Services was one of eight volunteer fire departments across Florida and Georgia to receive money from Rayonier Inc.
The following are from Richmond Hill Police and Bryan County Sheriff's reports:
Few problems were reported overnight from a winter storm that swept across the area.
The Georgia State Patrol's Specialized Crash Reconstruction Team is investigating the death of an Ellabell teen who was reportedly hit by a pickup Friday while walking on Eldora Road, the GSP said Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is prepared for possible winter weather conditions Tuesday and Wednesday. The Department has ample personnel and resources located throughout the state and will pre-treat and treat roads throughout as conditions warrant.
An ice storm warning has been issued for 5 p.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Wednesday by the National Weather Service.
Cold air pushing down from the north and moist air coming up from the Gulf could make for some pretty crappy weather in our area over the next few days.
SAVANNAH - Seven former officers of First National Bank recently pled guilty for their roles in a massive loan-fraud scheme against the institution and other federally insured banks.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of a woman in Chatham County.
Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston on Jan. 10 received the 2013 report from the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform. Building on the success of the criminal-justice reform passed in the 2012 and 2013 sessions, the council primarily focused on potential reforms to help rehabilitated offenders re-enter society.
The following incidents were taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports: