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 >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:07 GMT
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run. Police arrested 19-year-old Darren Huntley over the weekend in Waycross. 22-year-old DominiqueMore >>
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run.More >>
November 13, 2006
Albany - The Dougherty County coroner will not be able to keep blue lights on her work vehicle. Emma Quimbley told county commissioners she needed emergency lights to respond to emergency calls, but state law only allows law enforcement officers to install blue lights on their vehicles.
The commission did decide to apply for a red light permit for the county vehicle Quimbley and her deputy coroner use to travel to and from scenes. The red lights will allow them to drive through stop signs and red lights without stopping and alert passersby when they are on a scene. Quimbley says the quicker she can get to a fatality, the sooner first responders can leave, freeing them up on other emergency calls.
Commissioner Jack Stone says, "EMS has got to stay there until the Coroner gets there, so you might not think it's an emergency, but the quicker the coroner gets there, the quicker the EMS can go and do other business. If somebody's sick or dying down the street, they can go help somebody, so in all reality, she needs to get there as soon as possible."
Quimbley and her deputy coroner must undergo an emergency driving class that teaches how to drive while using the red light, in order to be covered by insurance.