Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:43 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:43:09 GMT
Some princesses and super heroes made a stop in Albany Wednesday to visit young patients at Phoebe Putney Memorial hospital. Spiderman, Ariel and a few others made rounds to the children on the pediatricMore >>
Some princesses and super heroes made a stop in Albany Wednesday to visit young patients at Phoebe Putney Memorial hospital. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:40 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:40:51 GMT
Students and teachers at a south Georgia school dedicated a special spot to a little girl killed in a school bus crash two weeks ago. Several other Pataula Charter Academy students were injured in thatMore >>
Students and teachers at Pataula Charter Academy dedicated a park bench on the playground of the school where 10-year-old Jordyn Doughtie was a student.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:31:56 GMT
Jurors heard closing arguments Wednesday afternoon in the aggravated assault trial of three South Georgia men charged with beating a man in the parking lot of a northwest Albany club. Prosecutors sayMore >>
Prosecutors say three men beat a man in an Albany club parking lot so fiercely they fractured his skull.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:24 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:24:32 GMT
Dougherty County Police are investigating a rash of entering auto thefts in the West region of the county. They hope you can identify one suspected thief caught on camera. Take a look at the young manMore >>
Dougherty County Police are looking for a young man captured on surveillance video using a stolen debit card.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 5:58 PM EDT2013-05-22 21:58:07 GMT
Teachers and parents have new resources to help kids deal with major issues such as bullying, depression, and obesity. Now kids and educators have the power to make a difference. Officials with Phoebe'sMore >>
Teachers and parents have new resources to help kids deal with major issues such as bullying, depression, and obesity. Now kids and educators have the power to make a difference. Officials with Phoebe's Network of Trust highlighted those resources at a special luncheon Wednesday.More >>
March 6, 2008
Albany -- The ten year old East Albany boy who ran an armed burglar out of his home with a baseball bat will be moving soon. His family has decided to move from their house, while an Albany security business owner wants to help protect that family from crime.
Fourth Grader Demarcus Mathis caught a burglar inside his home on East Fourth Avenue Tuesday about to steal his play station and other electronics. He attacked the burglar with a baseball bat sending the bandit running.
Alarm Detection Technology Owner Jay Carpenter saw the story on walb.com, and has offered them a free security system to protect them. Carpenter said "When I first saw the story I was tickled, that's something else. But then I got thinking about it, thinking about what a bad situation that could have been. Really wanted to help the Mathis family out."
But The Mathis family's landlord will not allow the security system to be installed in their home, so they have decided to move. Mary Ann Mathis said "we don't know right now where we are going to move, but we are going to move pretty soon."
Carpenter says when the family moves, he will install their free security system in their new home, to give them more peace of mind.