Woman flees after hearing her bond revoked

Franekia West, 19, was arrested after fleeing the Crisp County Courthouse after a judge revoked her bond because of violations, the sheriff’s office said.

  Jury returns verdicts in woman’s vehicular homicide trial

  Day 2: Defense argues lack of evidence in 2016 double vehicular homicide trial

  Colquitt city police officer arrested

  Trial continued for construction contractor accused of victimizing homeowners

  More men await trial in 2017 Sandtrap 5.0 murder case

  Suspects identified after Ben Hill Co. chase leads to manhunt, capture

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Verdict handed down in Sylvester murder trial

  Albany restaurant robbed

  GA toddler dies after ‘heinous’ child abuse

  Jury selection for Dougherty Co. double murder to begin Monday

  APD looking for man wanted on multiple charges

  Verdicts handed down in 2017 Sandtrap 5.0 death trial

  Man, woman charged in number of sex, battery offenses

A man and woman are facing a number of sex and battery charges against a three-year-old victim, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

  Man wanted after shooting in Valdosta

Valdosta Police are looking for a suspect that shot a man Thursday night on the 800 block of S. Fry Street.

Decatur Co. law enforcement looking for robbers

The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three individuals in connection to a Thursday night robbery.

Grady Co. Sheriff wants this sex offender

The U. S. Marshal Service is also looking for him

UPDATE: GBI ID’s victim in Grady Co. death

  APD: Investigation underway into ‘heinous crime’ of child abuse

GA insurance commissioner suspended by governor

Sentences handed down in Tifton murder trial

  Day 4: Witness testimony continues in Albany nightclub death trial

Opening statements wrap up in Albany nightclub death trial

  Defense claims defendant was in the 'wrong place at wrong time’ in 2016 Sylvester death

Eric Brown, who is standing trial, pleaded not guilty to the four charges against him. Those charges include felony murder, aggravated assault, home invasion and conspiracy to commit a crime.

  Kemp requests resignation of GA insurance commissioner

Governor Brian Kemp has asked GA Insurance Commissioner to step down immediately following his indictment.

  Woman pleads guilty in federal Medicaid fraud case

Angela Vick is accused of submitting false and fraudulent Medicaid claims for speech-language therapy services that were never provided to the Medicaid members or the recipients for whom they were billed.

1 injured in South Albany shooting

One person was injured after a Tuesday late night shooting in South Albany, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

Police search for suspect after Cordele armed robbery

Cordele Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect that robbed the China One on the 1200 block of 16th Ave.

Sheriff’s Office: Lee Co. man arrested on charges related to soliciting or enticing a child

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday that it arrested a man on multiple charges related to soliciting or enticing a child.

Police search for suspect in Mother’s Day assault

A Valdosta man is in the hospital fighting for his life after being stabbed by one of his family members on Mother’s Day while the search for the man responsible continues.

Verdict handed down for Valdosta doctor accused of fraud

The verdict was handed down Tuesday for a Valdosta doctor accused of defrauding Medicaid and Medicare.

2 men sentenced for Atkinson Co. drive-by shooting

Perryman believes the incident was gang related to the criminal street gang known as “SUR 13.”

UPDATE: Americus shooting victim identified

The shooting happened after 8:30 p.m., according to an APD incident report.

Savannah officer shot, killed responding to robbery call

The officer killed Saturday night in Savannah has been identified as Sgt. Kelvin Ansari, a 10-year veteran of the Savannah Police Department.

  2017 nightclub murder trial gets underway

The Pelham man was shot to death in 2017

  Man set to go to trial in 2016 Sylvester death

A Sylvester man will go to trial Monday in connection to a 2016 murder trial.

Albany Police on the hunt for armed robbery suspect

Albany police are on the hunt for an armed robbery suspect that took cash from Neighborhood Grocery on the 700 block of Johnson Road.

Albany Police investigate nightclub shooting that leaves one in the hospital

Two men were treated for injuries after a fight broke out at Charlie B's nightclub leading to a man getting shot.

Albany police investigate burglary on Clark Ave.

The Albany Police Department is investigating a store break-in that happened at the Exxon Gas Station on Clark Avenue Saturday morning.

Most Wanted: Tirei Jefferson

Sylvester Police are looking for a man they say fired several shot during a brawl.

  Death penalty off the table in Colquitt Co. mass killing case, trial date set

The man accused of killing five of his friends will not face the death penalty in a trial, which is set for July.

  Police chief: Minors sold liquor at Dawson gas station

Dawson’s top cop said keeping alcohol away from youth will prevent them from getting into other trouble.

  15 entering autos happened in Lee Co. in less than a day

The Lee County Sheriff’s office needs your help bringing in suspects who broke into 15 cars less than 24 hours ago across the county.

  Albany police chief looks for ways to combat crimes at stores, public places

The Albany Police Department (APD) said immediately stopping crooks in their tracks and protecting people is a top priority, even at convenience stores.

  Man sentenced in death of Lowndes Co. sheriff’s deputy

The sentence for a man charged in the death of a Lowndes County Sheriff’s Deputy has been handed down.

  Man charged with using Bibles to smuggle drugs into GA jail says he’s innocent

A man charged in connection to the Bible drug smuggling operation at the Cook County Jail is maintaining his innocence.

  Suspect identified in Sylvester J & J Grocery shooting

Police have identified a suspect after several shots were fired outside a Sylvester convenience store.

  This escaped North GA inmate could be in South GA, reward offered

The United States Marshals Service and Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force are looking for an inmate who escaped from a work detail in Carroll County and could be in South Georgia.

APD looking for West Broad home invaders

The Albany Police Department (APD) is on the lookout for as many as half a dozen men who went into an apartment and held a couple at gunpoint, about 3 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Suspect in custody after student shot at Savannah State housing facility

According to school officials, the incident occurred at University Commons Building 32.

  South Slappey store robbed at gun point

An armed robbery happened at a business on South Slappey late Tuesday night, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

  Cook Co. law enforcement breaks up meth ring that used Bibles

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office busted up an operation that used Bibles to smuggle drugs into their jail.

Valdosta neighborhood reacts to two recent violent crimes

One Valdosta woman is pleading with her community to come together, after reports that one man was shot, and another was stabbed in her neighborhood.

Dougherty Co. murder trial appeal to go in front of GA Supreme Court

The Georgia State Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a a Dougherty County murder case tomorrow. A Dougherty County trial court judge dismissed murder charges against Monquez Jackson back in 2017.

  Meth bust lands three in Lowndes Co. jail

They found 83 grams, just under three ounces, of methamphetamine, valued at over $8,000, and some guns, according to Sheriff Ashley Paulk.

  Three arrested for violent Coffee Co. robbery

A homeowner was severely injured when he was beaten with a shotgn

Deputies: Man admitted to stealing $300,000 from Thomasville business

A man has been arrested in Thomas County, accused of embezzling over $300,000 from a local business.

Valdosta doctor on trial, accused of Medicare and Medicaid fraud

Court records show Douglas Moss and his physician’s assistant are accused of submitting 31,000 claims in three years for patients at local nursing homes, including claims for services that were never rendered.

Valdosta neighborhood reacts to child sex exploitation sting arrest

Neighbors told WALB they were floored that he was living right under their noses. Many said they saw Slaughter in passing, and gave him rides.

Valdosta neighborhood sees second violent crime in a matter of days

A Valdosta man is recovering this evening, after police say he was stabbed while trying to break up a fight.

  2 kilos of meth found during Crisp Co. traffic stop

A traffic stop on GA 40/I-75 in Crisp County Sunday morning led to the discovery of 2 kilos of methamphetamine and an arrest, according to the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).

DNA tests, dogged detectives credited with solving 1988 case

Authorities say they have arrested the man who stabbed an 80-year-old woman to death in her South Carolina home more than 30 years ago

Thomasville police want to know if you’ve seen this prowler

The Thomasville Police Department (TPD) is looking for a prowler and wondering if you can help them.

  Police: Man exposes himself to children at Valdosta Wendy’s

A man is behind bars, accused of exposing himself to children while at a restaurant in Valdosta.

Man charged with murder for punching newborn son after losing video game

A man was arrested after police say he punched his one-month-old son in the head, out of frustration over losing a video game.

  ‘Any day that I come in here, it’s like my heart is in my throat’

“He was not only my father, he was my best friend," Sue Bettison, Bob Bettison’s daughter, said. "I worked with him everyday for forty years and I miss him.”

Georgia launches nation-wide campaign to end human sex trafficking

Attorney General Chris Carr spearheaded his own campaign to work to end child sex trafficking — an initiative now taking effect across the nation.

  31 arrested in GA during child exploitation sting

Seventeen children were rescued or identified as victims, the GBI said Friday.

  Robert Carter II case headed to Thomas Co. grand jury

The case of a Thomasville man charged with malice murder and other offenses is set to go before a grand jury, according to District Attorney Brad Shealy.

  Boston residents upset, worried with lack of police force

This week, concerned residents of Boston are finding out they're without a city police force.

  Several shots fired at East Albany home

What police officers thought was a criminal trespassing case turned into a shooting Wednesday in East Albany.

  GA man convicted in 1994 death of ex-girlfriend executed

A Georgia death row inmate was executed Thursday night in Jackson.

  Verdict handed down in 2016 Tifton murder trial

Jackson was charged with malice and felony murder, aggravated assault and first degree home invasion in the death of Odell Chaney, 53, of Tifton.

  Most Wanted: Nathaniel Bass

The Cordele Police Department is looking for an entering auto suspect after several items were stolen.

Execution Thursday for GA man accused in 1994 killing of ex-girlfriend, one other

A man who killed his ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago is set to be executed in Georgia on Thursday, May 2.

  Police release video of South Albany convenience store shooting

Albany Police released video of the shocking shooting of a customer outside Brothers Corner Store in South Albany Monday night.

  Counterfeit money circulating in Thomasville

Thomasville Police warn of counterfeit money circulating in the area.

  Thomas Co. man arrested in child molestation case

A 12-year-old’s hospital visit led to ER staff calling the police.

  Rash of car break-ins under investigation in Lee County

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said they’ve seen close to 20 car break-ins within the last 30 days, and most were from unlocked cars.

  Experts say new technology is hurting and helping cyber crime

Georgians are taking some of the biggest hits in the country from cyber crime.

  Albany police chief addresses crimes at Brothers Corner Store

Many have expressed their concerns about the number of incidents that have happened at the Brothers Corner Store in Albany in recent years.