July 12, 2007
Albany - - Some folks in Southwest Albany were without power for a while Thursday evening after a tractor trailer wreck.
Albany Police say 36 year old Curtis Hudson was headed west on Oakridge Drive when he had a seizure and lost control of his semi.
He ran over a speed limit sign, clipped an electric wire, crashed through a fence and ended up in a fuel depot shop.
The semi also hit a parked tanker. A few gallons of fuel leaked out, but Hazmat crews quickly cleaned it up.
Police got in touch with Hudson's wife who took him to the hospital.
Thursday night, He was listed in fair condition at Phoebe. Charges are pending.
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.
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.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.