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 >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:07 GMT
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run. Police arrested 19-year-old Darren Huntley over the weekend in Waycross. 22-year-old DominiqueMore >>
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run.More >>
I'm sure you have noticed when we show you a picture of a suspect the police are looking for, in relation to a crime committed, it is almost always their police mug shot from a previous arrest or conviction.
It is rarely their high graduation picture, or a shot of them teaching Sunday School. It is painfully obvious that almost all of our crimes are committed by repeat offenders or career criminals.
They all too often commit these new crimes while out on bail, or out on probation. A majority are not going to change, and simply need to be removed from society.
An alarming number are arrested numerous times, for probation violations.
Why are these repeat offenders released on bail or probation, it seems, as quickly as the police can catch them, only to subject the public to more dangerous crimes, and the police to more danger, catching these same crooks, over and over again?
We know there are good reasons to have a parole board to evaluate prisoners, for early release. There are also reasons for judges to set bail amounts, to fit the crime. But we can see the publics' sympathy and understanding, is being taken advantage of.
Simply stated, our standards for the release of criminals, needs to be strengthened.