Thursday, June 20 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:09:02 GMT
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -
A Valdosta teenager is in jail tonight accused of assaulting police officers and escaping custody after he was caught shoplifting from Wal-Mart.
Valdosta Police say 18-year-old Spencer Lonon stole computer parts and video games from the store on Inner perimeter road Saturday afternoon. Wal-Mart Security and police detained him inside the store.
Police say Lonon assaulted officers, got away, and ran into the parking lot taking off his clothes.
He was captured, but on his way to the Lowndes County Jail, officials say he broke out the back window of the patrol car and fled again on Madison Highway.
This is YouTube video a witness posted showing multiple officers trying to capture Lonon.
"As soon as they attempted to place him under arrest Mr. Lonon began to resist arrest, he actually pushed officer Alvin May back and he actually hit the store manager, female, and then tired to force his way out of the security manager's office," said Cmdr. Brian Childress, VPD.
Off-duty officer Alvin May was shopping in Wal-Mart-mart and assisted security while back-up was called in. Lonon seriously injured May. The officer is recovering from a dislocated ankle and may have fractures to his leg. Lonon is charged with multiple felonies including shoplifting and aggravated battery.