Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
February 6, 2007
Albany- The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of an Albany man who brutally murdered an 11 year old girl in 1993.
On March 30, 2001 Cody Lee Humphrey was found guilty of felony and malice murder in the stabbing death of 11 year old Precious Hostick. Hostick was attacked inside her family's apartment across from Dougherty High in 1993. She was stabbed 42 times and found with her nightgown pulled up. Humphrey's attorney filed a motion for a new trial in 2002 and when that was denied he appealed to the Supreme Court questioning the way Humphrey was identified during the trial.
"This witness who was a younger child at the time of the crime was about 10 years old, was really reluctant to testify at the time the crime occurred because of fear of the defendant, later on when the case was re-investigated, the child who was now a teenager was willing to come forward and present the evidence and was able to show to the court and the jury how he was able to identify the defendant which included him having personal knowledge of the name and identity of the defendant beforehand," said Greg Edwards, Chief Assistant District Attorney.
Humphrey was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Edwards says they didn't pursue the death penalty for Humphrey because of the length of time between when the crime occurred in 1993 and when Humphrey was tried in 2001.