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 >>
With lawn chairs and blankets placed on the floor of the civic center. Phillip Phillips fans were ready to watch the finale of American Idol on a 30 foot screen.
"We have got us a pallet we are ready Phillip Philip has got this We are here to support Philip Phillips," says one group of hometown fans.
The viewing party was held to show Phillips, who often performed downtown, and to encourage people to vote for him.
Aaron Blair, Albany's downtown manager says, "It a voting party for watching American Idol tonight and encouraging everyone to vote. We had a wonderful turnout with hundreds of people here."
Some traveled hundreds of miles to watch Phillip in his home area.
Karen Sophia says,"Miami Florida and I came to support his hometown."
Bringing a special message to the idol star.
Sophia says, "The sign says 'Phillip Phillips marry me' and it has a phone number on it."
The event was held as well to allow everyone a chance to see Phillip perform
Blair says,"Realizing not everyone in our community has the capability to do such a thing especially in the civic center."
At the opening fans waited in anticipation, proud of his accomplishments. And as judges give critiques the audience share their own as well
One fan says, "They are both just as good, but for me I'm a Phillip Phillips fan, because he represents Albany and Leesburg!"
With a die hard hometown following that waits to see his fate tomorrow night.