Thursday, May 23 2013 5:06 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:06:59 GMT
A south Georgia soldier is enjoying her first night with her family in months. She returned to Quitman today after a 10-month deployment in Afghanistan. And she surprised her son and her mother at herMore >>
A south Georgia soldier is enjoying her first night with her family in months.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 5:04 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:04:16 GMT
All non-essential employees at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany have been sent home for the day due to a sudden drop in water pressure. Base officials say the water is either running extremely low orMore >>
The command is still investigating the cause of this specific leak and will provide up-to-date information to the public as well as its workforce as to the causes and preventative measures that will take place in the future.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 4:54 PM EDT2013-05-23 20:54:42 GMT
The attorney for the family of a teenager found dead at Lowndes High School says information from paramedics contradicts what sheriff's investigators say. But the sheriff's office says there's an explanation. 17-year-oldMore >>
The attorney for the family of a teenager found dead at Lowndes High School says information from paramedics contradicts what sheriff's investigators say. But the sheriff's office says there's an explanation.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 4:46 PM EDT2013-05-23 20:46:20 GMT
The Albany Police Department says that a woman who was walking along 8th Avenue was bitten by a dog Thursday afternoon. Here is the release provided by APD- At approximately 1:08 this afternoon, DispatchMore >>
The Albany Police Department says that a woman who was walking along 8th Avenue was bitten by a dog Thursday afternoon.More >>
Indicted former Albany Doctor Robert Sperrazza made his first appearance in court in Panama City Tuesday. He was released soon after on $40,000 bond.
An additional misdemeanor charge of prescribing a controlled substance was also filed against Sperrazza.
Bay County Investigators say the 57 year old Sperrazza was running a pain clinic on Front Beach Road in Panama City Beach, and raided his office and shut it down, arresting him for failing to register the medical practice.
In July, Sperrazza was indicted by Dougherty County authorities, and charged with 35 counts of drug offenses. Dougherty D.A. Greg Edwards says Sperrazza broke his bond agreement by prescribing medications, but he will wait for Florida officials to finish their investigation before seeking extradition.
"So if Florida has more serious charges and a greater volume of evidence and other issues, we'll be looking at that to see who would get priority in dealing with this particular situation," said Edwards.
Dr. Sperrazza has a forfeiture hearing scheduled for August 4th in Dougherty County, but no trial date has been set. Edwards says Sperrazza could face a maximum sentence of more than 100 years if convicted on all charges against him.
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