Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:07 AM EDT2013-05-21 12:07:49 GMT
The American Red Cross is working with Oklahoma officials and have been all night to help clean up the devastation and ensure victims of these monstrous tornadoes get the help they need. They're alsoMore >>
The Red Cross holds blood drives, CPR classes and says there are many ways for folks to lend a hand throughout the year but now, for disasters like this, the organization says the best way to help is through donations.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:29 AM EDT2013-05-21 11:29:09 GMT
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91. At least 40 ofMore >>
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:03:02 GMT
Paramedics tell us they're amazed no one was seriously hurt in a rush hour crash just outside Albany Monday evening. The driver of a pickup truck lost control on Philema Road just before 5:00. The truckMore >>
The driver of a pickup truck and his passenger walk away from the mangled wreckage after a crash.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:02:59 GMT
An unusual wreck on Albany's bypass Monday night left the highway littered with yard debris. About 9:30, a car collided with a trailer that was hauling tree limbs on the Liberty Expressway between theMore >>
Wrecked cars and yard debris slow traffic on Albany's bypass.More >>
Many Albany residents are furious, they know that you should lock up your home your car and your valuables, but your air conditioner can be a thief's next target.
Ms. Tiffany Williams was caught off guard as she walked into a sweltering house yesterday afternoon.
"Yesterday about one o'clock me and my sister came home and it was just hot in the house so I called for maintenance to have them come look at the air conditioner unit ."
But when maintenance arrived they both realized the shocking truth, her AC wasn't broken it was completely gone!
''When he came out he was like you know your air conditioner gone I said are you serious! He said that the whole condenser gone'', says Williams.
This issue has been a big problem around town and in residential areas. The spare parts of the AC Unit are sold as scrap metal and thieves will even target homes in broad daylight.
"We didn't leave till twelve so it had to be between one and four, Broad Daylight"
Replacing these units on your own without help of a rental or a maintenance crew can be extremely expensive costing you several thousand dollars. And with this ongoing problem, many have stopped from purchasing houses in this area.
"I really wouldn't advise nobody to buy no..Buy no house cause they'll get em".
Another home in the area was not as fortunate to get their AC replaced before the weekend and has to settle on a window unit to barely cool the house. But these thieves are very skilled at raiding the units in a short amount of time, causing many residents feel unsafe.
"I might... I might just move because I feel like stuff like that its gonna happen again"
And with there not being many options for securing your unit its a possibility that many others may be a target in the future.
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