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  • Lee Co., Dougherty Co. responds to accident on U.S. 19 and Ledo Rd.

    Lee Co., Dougherty Co. responds to accident on U.S. 19 and Ledo Rd.

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:25:23 GMT
    A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)
    A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)

    Lee County Sheriff's Office, Fire, and EMS along with Dougherty County EMS responded to an accident on the intersection of U.S. 19 and Ledo Road Sunday morning.

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    Lee County Sheriff's Office, Fire, and EMS along with Dougherty County EMS responded to an accident on the intersection of U.S. 19 and Ledo Road Sunday morning.

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  • Sanitary sewer extension could come to Shadowlawn area

    Sanitary sewer extension could come to Shadowlawn area

    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:30:37 GMT

    Community members from the Shadowlawn area met with city leaders to talk about a new sanitary sewer expansion plan.  The expansion plan would extend North on West Gordon Avenue, to South on Shadow-Lawn Drive, then east on West-town Road to the railroad tracks off of West Waddell Avenue.  City leaders said this project is long overdue for the homeowners in this area.  

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    Community members from the Shadowlawn area met with city leaders to talk about a new sanitary sewer expansion plan.  The expansion plan would extend North on West Gordon Avenue, to South on Shadow-Lawn Drive, then east on West-town Road to the railroad tracks off of West Waddell Avenue.  City leaders said this project is long overdue for the homeowners in this area.  

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  • Dougherty Co. investigates dead body found in alley on W. Third Ave.

    Dougherty Co. investigates dead body found in alley on W. Third Ave.

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:29:40 GMT
    Dougherty County Coroner found a dead on the 500 block of West Third Avenue. (Source: WALB)Dougherty County Coroner found a dead on the 500 block of West Third Avenue. (Source: WALB)

    According to Dougherty County Coroner, Michael Fowler, a body has been found over on the 500 block of West Third Avenue in Albany.  

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    According to Dougherty County Coroner, Michael Fowler, a body has been found over on the 500 block of West Third Avenue in Albany.  

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  • DOCO health department hosts back to school immunizations

    DOCO health department hosts back to school immunizations

    Saturday, June 23 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-06-23 22:58:30 GMT
    Vaccinations are required for 3, 4 and 5-year-old, and children entering the 7th grade. (Source: WALB)Vaccinations are required for 3, 4 and 5-year-old, and children entering the 7th grade. (Source: WALB)

    Some folks in Albany already got a jump start on their back to school preparations.  The Doughtery County Health Department held their back to school immunization clinics Saturday. 

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    Some folks in Albany already got a jump start on their back to school preparations.  The Doughtery County Health Department held their back to school immunization clinics Saturday. 

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  • California murder suspect arrested in Crisp County

    California murder suspect arrested in Crisp County

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:02:41 GMT
    The Crisp County Sheriff's office arrested a man suspected of murder in California Friday morning. (Source: WALB)The Crisp County Sheriff's office arrested a man suspected of murder in California Friday morning. (Source: WALB)
    The Crisp County Sheriff's office arrested a man suspected of murder in California Friday morning. (Source: WALB)The Crisp County Sheriff's office arrested a man suspected of murder in California Friday morning. (Source: WALB)

    The Crisp County Sheriff's office arrested a man suspected of murder in California Friday morning. 

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    The Crisp County Sheriff's office arrested a man suspected of murder in California Friday morning. 

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  • Dougherty Co. Sheriff's Office seeks pay increase to help fill 29 vacancies

    Dougherty Co. Sheriff's Office seeks pay increase to help fill 29 vacancies

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:51:47 GMT
    Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)
    Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)Dougherty County Sheriff's Office is feeling the effects of the officer shortage across the nation. (Source: WALB)

    The Dougherty County Sheriff said his office has 29 vacancies, enough positions for an entire shift.

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    The Dougherty County Sheriff said his office has 29 vacancies, enough positions for an entire shift.

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  • Attorney for suspended Worth Co. sheriff files motion to reconsider bond

    Attorney for suspended Worth Co. sheriff files motion to reconsider bond

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:42:43 GMT

    Suspended Worth County Sheriff Jeff Hobby stood before a judge Friday morning, for his arraignment for his most recent charges, of placing an illegal recording device in the attorney-client interview room at the Worth County jail.

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    Suspended Worth County Sheriff Jeff Hobby stood before a judge Friday morning, for his arraignment for his most recent charges, of placing an illegal recording device in the attorney-client interview room at the Worth County jail.

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  • Two men robbed at gunpoint, one victim speaks out on incident

    Two men robbed at gunpoint, one victim speaks out on incident

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:57:50 GMT
    This victim did not want to be identified but says he wants the community to come together.  (Source: WALB)This victim did not want to be identified but says he wants the community to come together. (Source: WALB)

    Two men working at a home in North Albany were robbed at gunpoint earlier this week.

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    Two men working at a home in North Albany were robbed at gunpoint earlier this week.

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  • Second exhumation removes Kendrick Johnson's remains

    Second exhumation removes Kendrick Johnson's remains

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:26:18 GMT

    The body of a Kendrick "K. J." Johnson has officially been exhumed for a third autopsy. It was an extremely long process that seemed to take a toll on all parties involved.

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    The body of a Kendrick "K. J." Johnson has officially been exhumed for a third autopsy. It was an extremely long process that seemed to take a toll on all parties involved.

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  • APD arrests 5th person in fake check cashing ring

    APD arrests 5th person in fake check cashing ring

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:52:27 GMT
    Robert Lee Green Jr. arrested Friday for printing and executing. (Source: WALB)Robert Lee Green Jr. arrested Friday for printing and executing. (Source: WALB)
    Robert Lee Green Jr. arrested Friday for printing and executing. (Source: WALB)Robert Lee Green Jr. arrested Friday for printing and executing. (Source: WALB)

    The Albany Police Department made a fifth arrest on Friday in a check fraud case.

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    The Albany Police Department made a fifth arrest on Friday in a check fraud case.

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  • SWGA hospital offers new substance abuse detox service

    SWGA hospital offers new substance abuse detox service

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:36:57 GMT
    Starting Monday, people struggling with substance abuse will be able to take a step toward recovery at Crisp Regional Hospital. (Source: WALB)Starting Monday, people struggling with substance abuse will be able to take a step toward recovery at Crisp Regional Hospital. (Source: WALB)
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    Starting Monday, June 25, people struggling with substance abuse will be able to take a step toward recovery at Crisp Regional Hospital.

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    Starting Monday, June 25, people struggling with substance abuse will be able to take a step toward recovery at Crisp Regional Hospital.

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  • Soaring to new heights in Cordele

    Soaring to new heights in Cordele

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:34:26 GMT
    Balloons stay on ground due to windy weather (Source: WALB)Balloons stay on ground due to windy weather (Source: WALB)
    Balloons stay on ground due to windy weather (Source: WALB)Balloons stay on ground due to windy weather (Source: WALB)

    Some South Georgians are going to be swept off their feet this weekend! It's the 2018 Watermelon Days Hot Air Balloon Festival in Cordele. 

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    Some South Georgians are going to be swept off their feet this weekend! It's the 2018 Watermelon Days Hot Air Balloon Festival in Cordele. 

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  • 'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 14:05:01 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:44:23 GMT
    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland. (Source: AP Photos)

    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

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    Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are marrying at the bride's family castle in Scotland.

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  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:10 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:40:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...

    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

    Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-06-24 08:24:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:39:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their countr...

    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

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    Saudi women steered their way through busy streets for the first time just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.

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  • Transgender woman says she was harassed over restroom at restaurant

    Transgender woman says she was harassed over restroom at restaurant

    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:05:26 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:17:54 GMT
    After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card. (Source: WJLA/CNN)After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card. (Source: WJLA/CNN)

    After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card

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    After washing her hands Clymer says the attendant and manager said it was DC law that a person must only use the restroom that matches with the gender on their identification card

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  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-06-24 04:36:02 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-06-24 14:29:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog owned by Megan Brainard, stands onstage after being announced the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif., Saturday, June 23, 2018.

    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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    A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  • Warning issued after rattlesnakes found inside pool noodle

    Warning issued after rattlesnakes found inside pool noodle

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:23:28 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-06-24 13:34:53 GMT
    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. (Source: KNXV/CNN)An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. (Source: KNXV/CNN)

    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. 

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    An Arizona family grabbed two pool noodles that were up against a wall. That's when a big snake popped out of one of them and they found several babies inside. 

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  • Mother and 2-year-old son seriously injured in CA dog attack

    Mother and 2-year-old son seriously injured in CA dog attack

    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-06-24 11:07:24 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-06-24 11:07:24 GMT
    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone. (Source: Nathan Le/KFMB/CNN)The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone. (Source: Nathan Le/KFMB/CNN)

    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone.

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    The dogs’ owner says he’s devastated by the attack and that these are family dogs who’ve never bitten anyone.

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  • US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains

    US moves 100 coffins to N. Korean border for war remains

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:16:27 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:23:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...

    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing...

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    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.

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  • Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

    Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

    Saturday, June 23 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-23 15:48:09 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:30 GMT
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. (Source: AP Photos)White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. (Source: AP Photos)

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night.

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night.

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  • Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:26:38 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-06-24 10:14:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this June 23, 2018 photo, 34-year old Asmaa al-Assdmi poses for a photograph holding her new car license at the Saudi Driving School inside Princess Nora University in Saudi Arabia.
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More >>
    Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted.More >>
  • Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:45:14 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:26:20 GMT
    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)

    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

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    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

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  • Toddler in FL rescued after left in hot car overnight; mother arrested

    Toddler in FL rescued after left in hot car overnight; mother arrested

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:03:13 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:03:13 GMT
    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff’s Office/WESH/CNN)The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff’s Office/WESH/CNN)

    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital.

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    The deputy who found the 3-year-old says her condition was so bad that he immediately put her in his patrol car and drove her to the hospital.

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  • Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:02:45 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:13:21 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles.  Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...

    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation that Cohen may have...

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    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump.

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  • Teen uses sign language to help blind, deaf passenger on flight

    Teen uses sign language to help blind, deaf passenger on flight

    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:09:50 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-24 07:09:50 GMT
    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them. (Source: Lynette Scribner/Facebook/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them. (Source: Lynette Scribner/Facebook/KCAL/KCBS/CNN)

    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them.

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    The 15-year-old signed each individual letter in every word, also known as fingerspelling, into the man’s hands so he could feel them.

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  • Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' after calling police on 8-year-old girl selling water

    Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' after calling police on 8-year-old girl selling water

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-06-24 01:57:58 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-24 02:49:07 GMT
    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit. (Source: Pixabay)Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit. (Source: Pixabay)

    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit.

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    Erin Austin said a white woman allegedly called the police on her 8-year-old daughter for selling water without a permit.

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  • Man wears clown costume to court to fight $10 ticket

    Man wears clown costume to court to fight $10 ticket

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:13:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-06-23 20:24:09 GMT
    A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It Or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. (Source: WITI/CNN)A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It Or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. (Source: WITI/CNN)

    A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. The judge was not amused. 

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    A county official in Wisconsin was so angered by a "Click It or Ticket" violation he got for not buckling up all the way, he showed up to his court hearing in a clown suit. The judge was not amused. 

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  • Medic accused of stealing money clip from dead man

    Medic accused of stealing money clip from dead man

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:40:23 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-06-23 18:18:01 GMT

    Mel Bricker was test-driving a vehicle when he crashed and died. A medic tending to Bricker's body allegedly pocketed his money clip.

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    Mel Bricker was test-driving a vehicle when he crashed and died. A medic tending to Bricker's body allegedly pocketed his money clip.

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  • Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

    Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:51:54 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-23 16:23:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AT&T is launching a new streaming service i...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AT&T is launching a new streaming service i...
    AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.More >>
    AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.More >>
  • How did it come to this? From Secure Communities to child separation, America's recent immigration history

    How did it come to this? From Secure Communities to child separation, America's recent immigration history

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-06-22 02:48:40 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-06-23 12:00:22 GMT
    The Funes family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so they voluntarily returned to Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)The Funes family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so they voluntarily returned to Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    In the wake of the Trump administration's contentious family separation policy that gripped the country over the last week, here's a look at the country's recent history on immigration.

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    In the wake of the Trump administration's contentious family separation policy that gripped the country over the last week, here's a look at the country's recent history on immigration.

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  • Blind man scuffles with AZ police officer in restroom

    Blind man scuffles with AZ police officer in restroom

    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:24:03 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-06-23 11:42:37 GMT

    A blind man in Phoenix recently got into a fight with a police officer in a public restroom.

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    A blind man in Phoenix recently got into a fight with a police officer in a public restroom.

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  • Woman accused of planning armed robbery of date in MO public park

    Woman accused of planning armed robbery of date in MO public park

    Saturday, June 23 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-23 08:52:37 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:25:47 GMT

    Police said a woman planned an armed robbery of a man she'd met online.

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    Police said a woman planned an armed robbery of a man she'd met online.

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  • Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul dies at 54

    Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul dies at 54

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:21:43 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-06-23 07:12:19 GMT

    The band announced Paul’s death in a statement on Facebook.

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    The band announced Paul’s death in a statement on Facebook.

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  • Wendy's employees accused of dealing meth in GA

    Wendy's employees accused of dealing meth in GA

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:01:21 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:24:58 GMT

    Authorities said four employees – including a manager – were dealing methamphetamine out of the fast food restaurant.

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    Authorities said four employees – including a manager – were dealing methamphetamine out of the fast food restaurant.

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  • A rat ate more than $19K after sneaking into ATM in India

    A rat ate more than $19K after sneaking into ATM in India

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:10:04 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:35:37 GMT

    Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency.

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    Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency.

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  • How to avoid mosquitoes this summer

    How to avoid mosquitoes this summer

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:15:11 GMT
    Mosquitoes on glass (Source: CDC)Mosquitoes on glass (Source: CDC)

    As the weather heats up and people begin to enjoy their summer, everyone wants to prevent mosquitoes from ruining their summertime fun.

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    As the weather heats up and people begin to enjoy their summer, everyone wants to prevent mosquitoes from ruining their summertime fun.

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  • Thomasville Roses property gets new owner

    Thomasville Roses property gets new owner

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:56:43 GMT
    The Rose's building in Thomasville stood on the corner of Dawson for nearly 60 years before it was demolished last summer. (Source: WALB)The Rose's building in Thomasville stood on the corner of Dawson for nearly 60 years before it was demolished last summer. (Source: WALB)
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    The Rose's building in Thomasville stood on the corner of Dawson for nearly 60 years before it was demolished last summer.

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    The Rose's building in Thomasville stood on the corner of Dawson for nearly 60 years before it was demolished last summer.

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  • Downtown Moultrie YMCA to offer 24/7 gym

    Downtown Moultrie YMCA to offer 24/7 gym

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:50:57 GMT
    A 24-hour gym is coming to downtown Moultrie. (Source: WALB)A 24-hour gym is coming to downtown Moultrie. (Source: WALB)
    A 24-hour gym is coming to downtown Moultrie. (Source: WALB)A 24-hour gym is coming to downtown Moultrie. (Source: WALB)

    A 24-hour gym is coming to downtown Moultrie.

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    A 24-hour gym is coming to downtown Moultrie.

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  • Moultrie Police Department disposes of 350 pounds of unused medicine

    Moultrie Police Department disposes of 350 pounds of unused medicine

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:50:21 GMT
    People have dropped off 350-pounds of unused prescription medication at the Moultrie Police Department in the past several years. (Source: WALB)People have dropped off 350-pounds of unused prescription medication at the Moultrie Police Department in the past several years. (Source: WALB)
    People have dropped off 350-pounds of unused prescription medication at the Moultrie Police Department in the past several years. (Source: WALB)People have dropped off 350-pounds of unused prescription medication at the Moultrie Police Department in the past several years. (Source: WALB)

    People have dropped off 350-pounds of unused prescription medication at the Moultrie Police Department in the past several years.

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    People have dropped off 350-pounds of unused prescription medication at the Moultrie Police Department in the past several years.

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  • Bainbridge council to consider allowing backyard chickens

    Bainbridge council to consider allowing backyard chickens

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:49:15 GMT
    With the increased interest in having backyard chickens in Bainbridge, Councilwoman Roslyn Palmer proposed a new ordinance to allow this. (Source: WALB)With the increased interest in having backyard chickens in Bainbridge, Councilwoman Roslyn Palmer proposed a new ordinance to allow this. (Source: WALB)
    With the increased interest in having backyard chickens in Bainbridge, Councilwoman Roslyn Palmer proposed a new ordinance to allow this. (Source: WALB)With the increased interest in having backyard chickens in Bainbridge, Councilwoman Roslyn Palmer proposed a new ordinance to allow this. (Source: WALB)

    With the increased interest in having backyard chickens in Bainbridge, Councilwoman Roslyn Palmer proposed a new ordinance to allow this.

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    With the increased interest in having backyard chickens in Bainbridge, Councilwoman Roslyn Palmer proposed a new ordinance to allow this.

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  • South GA residents at high risk of heat illnesses as temperatures rise

    South GA residents at high risk of heat illnesses as temperatures rise

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:04:36 GMT
    South Georgia residents are at a high risk of heat stroke and exhaustion. (Source: WALB)South Georgia residents are at a high risk of heat stroke and exhaustion. (Source: WALB)
    South Georgia residents are at a high risk of heat stroke and exhaustion. (Source: WALB)South Georgia residents are at a high risk of heat stroke and exhaustion. (Source: WALB)

    Hot temperatures combined with high humidity levels can quickly turn dangerous, especially for anyone planning to head outdoors over the weekend.

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    Hot temperatures combined with high humidity levels can quickly turn dangerous, especially for anyone planning to head outdoors over the weekend.

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  • NationalMore>>

  • Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

    Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:19:17 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:44:30 GMT
    The daughter of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall says he has died at age 8 at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire.More >>
    The daughter of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall says he has died at age 8 at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire.More >>
  • Association removes Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from award

    Association removes Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from award

    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:53:42 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:44:13 GMT
    A division of the American Library Association has voted to remove Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from a major children's book award over concerns about the way the early-to-mid 20th century author portrayed blacks...More >>
    A division of the American Library Association has voted to remove Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from a major children's book award over concerns about the way the early-to-mid 20th century author portrayed blacks and Native Americans.More >>
  • Authorities investigating fatal Minneapolis police shooting

    Authorities investigating fatal Minneapolis police shooting

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:14:11 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:40:27 GMT
    (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP). A crowd gathers near the scene of an officer-involved shooting which took place a few hours earlier Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a...(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP). A crowd gathers near the scene of an officer-involved shooting which took place a few hours earlier Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a...
    Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police on Saturday shot and killed a man following reports he was firing a handgun as he walked outside.More >>
    Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police on Saturday shot and killed a man following reports he was firing a handgun as he walked outside.More >>
  • Georgia News NowMore>>

  • Lee Co., Dougherty Co. responds to accident on U.S. 19 and Ledo Rd.

    Lee Co., Dougherty Co. responds to accident on U.S. 19 and Ledo Rd.

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:25:23 GMT
    A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)
    A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)A car wreck happened on U.S. 19 and Ledo Road on Sunday morning. (Source: WALB)

    Lee County Sheriff's Office, Fire, and EMS along with Dougherty County EMS responded to an accident on the intersection of U.S. 19 and Ledo Road Sunday morning.

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    Lee County Sheriff's Office, Fire, and EMS along with Dougherty County EMS responded to an accident on the intersection of U.S. 19 and Ledo Road Sunday morning.

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  • Savannah Police investigate pedestrian-involved crash

    Savannah Police investigate pedestrian-involved crash

    Sunday, June 24 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 16:14:22 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media Stock Image)(Source: Raycom Media Stock Image)
    (Source: Raycom Media Stock Image)(Source: Raycom Media Stock Image)

    Savannah Police's Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a pedestrian-involved crash that happened Saturday in the 1400 block of Abercorn Street. 

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    Savannah Police's Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a pedestrian-involved crash that happened Saturday in the 1400 block of Abercorn Street. 

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  • Search for missing mother and toddler continues

    Search for missing mother and toddler continues

    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:48:34 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-24 15:48:34 GMT
    (Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)
    (Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)

    Danielle Jenise McKinley and her one-year-old son Zaire have not been seen in five days.

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    Danielle Jenise McKinley and her one-year-old son Zaire have not been seen in five days.

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  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Iron sharpens iron at CCHS Lady Packers team camp

    Iron sharpens iron at CCHS Lady Packers team camp

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:40:40 GMT
    Rondesha Williams and Sherrie Harris (Source: WALB)Rondesha Williams and Sherrie Harris (Source: WALB)

    The Colquitt County High School basketball gyms are still warm from all of the burn they have gotten over the past couple days. Thursday afternoon wrapped up the final day of the 3rd annual Lady Packers team basketball camp.

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    The Colquitt County High School basketball gyms are still warm from all of the burn they have gotten over the past couple days. Thursday afternoon wrapped up the final day of the 3rd annual Lady Packers team basketball camp.

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  • Skinner steps down, Graham takes over ASU volleyball

    Skinner steps down, Graham takes over ASU volleyball

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:08:12 GMT
    (Source: ASU Athletics)(Source: ASU Athletics)
    (Source: ASU Athletics)(Source: ASU Athletics)

    Robert Skinner was once the head coach for albany State women's basketball, softball and volleyball. He relinquished softball Amber Barker during the consolidation, and now is stepping down from his volleyball post.

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    Robert Skinner was once the head coach for albany State women's basketball, softball and volleyball. He relinquished softball Amber Barker during the consolidation, and now is stepping down from his volleyball post.

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  • Nance Skills and drills camp returns to Cordele

    Nance Skills and drills camp returns to Cordele

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:42:43 GMT
    Kelwin Jackson (Source: WALB)Kelwin Jackson (Source: WALB)
    Kelwin Jackson (Source: WALB)Kelwin Jackson (Source: WALB)

    Kent Nance formerly played varsity ball at crisp county and went on to play in college. Every summer he holds a camp to pass his wisdom to the youth in his hometown.

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    Kent Nance formerly played varsity ball at crisp county and went on to play in college. Every summer he holds a camp to pass his wisdom to the youth in his hometown.

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