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  • FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:51:49 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:32:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:54:42 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
  • Suspect wanted after bank robbery in Albany

    Suspect wanted after bank robbery in Albany

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:26:53 GMT

    A suspect is wanted after an Albany bank was robbed Monday.

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    A suspect is wanted after an Albany bank was robbed Monday.

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  • GA Gov. candidate brings 'Deportation Bus' to South GA

    GA Gov. candidate brings 'Deportation Bus' to South GA

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:36:46 GMT
    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)
    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. (Source: WALB)

    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. 

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    The 'deportation bus' that has been making national news was in Douglas Monday, as part of the Michael Williams for governor campaign. 

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  • Americus police search for armed robbery suspect

    Americus police search for armed robbery suspect

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:31:49 GMT
    The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)
    The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)The Americus Police Department have made an arrest and issued out a warrant after an armed robbery. (Source: Americus PD)

    The Americus police have made an arrest and issued out an warrant after an armed robbery. 

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    The Americus police have made an arrest and issued out an warrant after an armed robbery. 

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  • Dougherty commission honors public works, renews storm lobbying contract

    Dougherty commission honors public works, renews storm lobbying contract

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:03:34 GMT
    Bruce Thomas. (Source: WALB)Bruce Thomas. (Source: WALB)
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Dougherty County's Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas said Monday there are "no guarantees" when it comes to the community receiving federal storm recovery dollars. 

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    Dougherty County's Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas said Monday there are "no guarantees" when it comes to the community receiving federal storm recovery dollars. 

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  • Albany leaders urge residents to put guns down

    Albany leaders urge residents to put guns down

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:40:41 GMT
    City and county leaders gather for the press conference (Source: WALB)City and county leaders gather for the press conference (Source: WALB)

    Dougherty County Police and Albany Police and leaders joined Dougherty County Police Chief Jackie Battle and Albany Police Chief Michael Persley to discuss how they are working to tackle the homicide issue.

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    Dougherty County Police and Albany Police and leaders joined Dougherty County Police Chief Jackie Battle and Albany Police Chief Michael Persley to discuss how they are working to tackle the homicide issue.

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  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:24:23 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:23:29 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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  • US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:00 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:22:23 GMT
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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal...

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

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  • Former DA campaigns for Court of Appeals seat in South GA

    Former DA campaigns for Court of Appeals seat in South GA

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:46:20 GMT
    Ken Hodges held a press conference on Monday ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source: WALB)Ken Hodges held a press conference on Monday ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source: WALB)
    Ken Hodges held a press conference on Monday ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source: WALB)Ken Hodges held a press conference on Monday ahead of Tuesday's election. (Source: WALB)

    Former Dougherty District Attorney and Albany native Ken Hodges received the endorsement of a number of South Georgia law enforcement officials Monday. Hodges is running for the non partisan court of appeals seat in Tuesday's election.   

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    Former Dougherty District Attorney and Albany native Ken Hodges received the endorsement of a number of South Georgia law enforcement officials Monday. Hodges is running for the non partisan court of appeals seat in Tuesday's election.   

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  • Manhunt underway for suspected killer of Baltimore County officer

    Manhunt underway for suspected killer of Baltimore County officer

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:36:15 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:08:32 GMT

    A Baltimore County police officer was killed Monday afternoon.

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    A Baltimore County police officer was killed Monday afternoon.

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  • Coca-Cola's new app lets you mix soft drinks on your phone

    Coca-Cola's new app lets you mix soft drinks on your phone

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:13:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:15:27 GMT

    The folks at Coca-Cola unveiled a new dispenser over the weekend that lets you mix your next soft drink on your smartphone.

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    The folks at Coca-Cola unveiled a new dispenser over the weekend that lets you mix your next soft drink on your smartphone.

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  • Man allegedly stole ambulance, drove through 2 states

    Man allegedly stole ambulance, drove through 2 states

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:54:18 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:04:35 GMT
    A Rhode Island man is accused of stealing an unattended ambulance. (Source: WPRI/CNN)A Rhode Island man is accused of stealing an unattended ambulance. (Source: WPRI/CNN)
    A Rhode Island man is accused of stealing an unattended ambulance. (Source: WPRI/CNN)A Rhode Island man is accused of stealing an unattended ambulance. (Source: WPRI/CNN)

    A Rhode Island man is accused of stealing an unattended ambulance.

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    A Rhode Island man is accused of stealing an unattended ambulance.

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  • TX Gov. Abbott cancels 'Win a Texas-made Shotgun' contest; now giving away gift card

    TX Gov. Abbott cancels 'Win a Texas-made Shotgun' contest; now giving away gift card

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:56:15 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:56:15 GMT
    Abbott called the shooting “one of the most heinous attacks that we’ve ever seen in the history of Texas schools.” (Source: AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)Abbott called the shooting “one of the most heinous attacks that we’ve ever seen in the history of Texas schools.” (Source: AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    The contest was launched weeks before Friday's shooting at a Texas high school, but campaign officials made the change in the wake of that tragedy.

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    The contest was launched weeks before Friday's shooting at a Texas high school, but campaign officials made the change in the wake of that tragedy.

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  • Voting chief concerned about turnout for Primaries

    Voting chief concerned about turnout for Primaries

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:32:34 GMT
    Georgia Primary Elections are taking place May 22. Dougherty County hopes for a big turnout. (Source: WALB)Georgia Primary Elections are taking place May 22. Dougherty County hopes for a big turnout. (Source: WALB)

    The primary elections narrow the field of candidates in the same party, and frequently decide who the nominee will be in the general election.

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    The primary elections narrow the field of candidates in the same party, and frequently decide who the nominee will be in the general election.

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  • New trial denied for Worth Co. murderer

    New trial denied for Worth Co. murderer

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:27:26 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:27:26 GMT
    Chris Szorcsik (Source: Ga. DOC)Chris Szorcsik (Source: Ga. DOC)

    Nearly two years after the body of a Worth County truck driver was discovered in a shallow grave, his stepson will stand trial today for his murder.

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    Nearly two years after the body of a Worth County truck driver was discovered in a shallow grave, his stepson will stand trial today for his murder.

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  • Albany city leaders plan new initiatives

    Albany city leaders plan new initiatives

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:13:44 GMT
    City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)
    City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)City of Albany leaders hope to implement these projects in 2018 (Source: WALB)

    The city now has funds saved to pay for some new initiatives, like community safety officers, expanding transit service on Ledo Road and through federal funding, there will be improvements at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. 

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    The city now has funds saved to pay for some new initiatives, like community safety officers, expanding transit service on Ledo Road and through federal funding, there will be improvements at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. 

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  • NationalMore>>

  • Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

    Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:22:13 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:42:21 GMT
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike.More >>
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike.More >>
  • Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:42:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:37 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

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    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

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  • Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:41:50 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:24:30 GMT
    (Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...(Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Braves release slumping Bautista, Camargo to play 3B

    Braves release slumping Bautista, Camargo to play 3B

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:25:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Johan Camargo (17) is tagged out at second base by Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas, left,as he tries to stretch a single in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, May 18, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Johan Camargo (17) is tagged out at second base by Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas, left,as he tries to stretch a single in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, May 18, 2018, in Atlanta.
    The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista and made Johan Camargo their starting third baseman.More >>
    The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista and made Johan Camargo their starting third baseman.More >>
  • Colquitt County holds signing for three more athletes

    Colquitt County holds signing for three more athletes

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:55:58 GMT
    Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)
    Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)Colquitt County signees after signing their letter of intents (Source: WALB)

    Colquitt County High School held a signing for three of their graduating student athletes, who announced where they will be heading in the fall to pursue their educations, and continue their athletic careers.

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    Colquitt County High School held a signing for three of their graduating student athletes, who announced where they will be heading in the fall to pursue their educations, and continue their athletic careers.

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  • Lady Knights heading to the Finals

    Lady Knights heading to the Finals

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:49:57 GMT
    Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)
    Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)Lady Knights celebrating after going up 1 - 0 (Source: WALB)

    Deerfield-Windsor Lady Knights soccer team is heading to the GISA State Finals after defeating Frederica Academy 4 - 0 in the Semifinal round Friday afternoon at Mercer University.  

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    Deerfield-Windsor Lady Knights soccer team is heading to the GISA State Finals after defeating Frederica Academy 4 - 0 in the Semifinal round Friday afternoon at Mercer University.  

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