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    VPD investigating case of shots fired outside a Valdosta home

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:25:56 GMT
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    At 2:35 a.m. Monday, 23 year-old Shakendra Battles was standing outside her home at 1808 N. Lee Street with two other people when a black car drove by and fired multiple shots in the direction of the house.

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    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:09:06 GMT
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  • Three arrested after high-speed police chase

    Three arrested after high-speed police chase

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:42:04 GMT
    Around 2:00 AM today in Rochelle, Wilcox Co Deputies tried to pull over a car for moving violations, but the driver took off, and a chase ensued down 280 into Cordele.More >>
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Lowndes County--- At 7:49 Wednesday morning, a tractor trailer headed South on I-75 triggered a chain reaction accident at the Exit 32 ramp. Two cars, one pick-up truck, and two tractor trailers were involved.

It all began when the driver of a blue tractor trailer ran into, and then over, the top of an automobile. "He then strikes another car in the rear which pushes the car sideways," said State Trooper Sgt. Donald Whitaker. "The front end of the blue tractor trailer is pushing the Continental sideways down the Interstate."

The woman killed in the accident is from Adel. The G.S.P. Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team was called to investigate the accident.

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