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  • East Albany duplex fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:08:51 GMT
    Firefighters are on the scene of a duplex fire in the 1100 block of Clark Avenue.Around 05:22 this morning crews arrived and saw heavy smoke coming from the home.Firefighters were able to quickly put out the flames.No one inside andno injuries have been reported.Stay with WALB for the latest on this developing story.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
    Firefighters are on the scene of a duplex fire in the 1100 block of Clark Avenue.Around 05:22 this morning crews arrived and saw heavy smoke coming from the home.Firefighters were able to quickly put out the flames.No one inside andno injuries have been reported.Stay with WALB for the latest on this developing story.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
  • South Albany House Fire

    South Albany House Fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:06:43 GMT
    Albany firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the 600 block of West Gordon Avenue.We have a crew on the scene.Stay with WALB for the latest on this story.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
    Albany firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in the 600 block of West Gordon Avenue.We have a crew on the scene.Stay with WALB for the latest on this story.Copyright 2014 WALB. All rights reserved.More >>
  • Closing arguments in murder trial set for Wednesday morning

    Closing arguments in murder trial set for Wednesday morning

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:03 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:03:55 GMT
    (left to right) Ezekial James and Jordan Harris(left to right) Ezekial James and Jordan Harris
    Closing arguments in the trial accusing two men of robbing and killing former Lee County Commissioner and Albany businessman is set for Wednesday morning.More >>
    Closing arguments in the trial accusing two men of robbing and killing former Lee County Commissioner and Albany businessman is set for Wednesday morning.More >>

Tifton-- A Tift County man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping a woman from her home.

Thursday afternoon, Arandu Arroyo Gomez was found guilty on 13 counts, including robbery and kidnapping. He was sentenced to 120 years in prison without parole, along with a consecutive life sentence.

 Investigators say he and Jose Bautesta rushed into "Sally" Herrera's Omega home last February, bound three people with duct tape, and took her.

District Attorney Paul Bowden says Bautesta pled guilty to kidnapping and robbery charges earlier this month and was sentenced to 60 years in prison without parole.

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