June 4, 2007
Albany -- An Albany man accused of gunning down his 14-year old friend two years ago is now on trial for murder in Dougherty County.
Jury selection began Monday in the case against Ronald King. King is charged with gunning down long time friend Hakeem Kendrick in June of 2005.
14-year old Kendrick was found by family members in the middle of Avalon Avenue with a single gunshot to the head.
After the murder, King fled to Florida, but was arrested two months later on drug charges.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.