Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:07 AM EDT2013-05-21 12:07:49 GMT
The American Red Cross is working with Oklahoma officials and have been all night to help clean up the devastation and ensure victims of these monstrous tornadoes get the help they need. They're alsoMore >>
The Red Cross holds blood drives, CPR classes and says there are many ways for folks to lend a hand throughout the year but now, for disasters like this, the organization says the best way to help is through donations.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:29 AM EDT2013-05-21 11:29:09 GMT
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91. At least 40 ofMore >>
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:03:02 GMT
Paramedics tell us they're amazed no one was seriously hurt in a rush hour crash just outside Albany Monday evening. The driver of a pickup truck lost control on Philema Road just before 5:00. The truckMore >>
The driver of a pickup truck and his passenger walk away from the mangled wreckage after a crash.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:02:59 GMT
An unusual wreck on Albany's bypass Monday night left the highway littered with yard debris. About 9:30, a car collided with a trailer that was hauling tree limbs on the Liberty Expressway between theMore >>
Wrecked cars and yard debris slow traffic on Albany's bypass.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Despite a few extra security measures put into place following Thursday's deadly rampage in Ft. Hood, Texas, it was business as usual Friday morning at MCLB Albany.
Random vehicle and I.D. checks created some traffic build up along Fleming Road outside the main gate.
MCLB Police officers blocked off the main entrance drive and diverted traffic around the parking lot to prevent major delays. Officials say this is just a precautionary measure and security level aboard the base remains low.
"In order to insure the safety of all the employees, which is a top priority here, we would to go to 100% identification checks. This morning that has actually decreased. Now they're only doing random identification checks and traffic seems going smoothly getting on the base," said Lt. Caleb Eames, MCLB public affairs.
MCLB workers were informed Thursday, following the events in Texas, to arrive at the base earlier than usual because of the security checks.