SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A teenager campaigning in a neighborhood for U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia was shot and wounded on the doorstep of a Savannah home, according to police.
“At this point, there is no indication the shooting was politically motivated,” Savannah police said in a statement Friday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A second former Army soldier has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from the 2020 killing of a fellow service member found dead from dozens of cuts and slashes in his barracks at a Georgia base.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia prosecutor charged more than a year ago with hindering the police investigation into the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery has been ordered to appear before a judge next month for her first court appearance.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $24.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Savannah, Georgia-based company said it had net income of $3.02.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The FBI on Monday confirmed that the bones found in a Georgia landfill are those of a toddler who had been reported missing last month and whose mother was arrested last week on charges including murder.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Caleb Fields’ 21 points helped Fairfield defeat Evansville 63-56 on Sunday night at the Hostilo Hoops Community Classic.
Fields shot 5 for 12 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 10 of 12 from the free throw line for the Stags (2-5).
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Cameron Holden's 24 points helped Towson defeat Mercer 70-60 on Sunday night.
Holden had 10 rebounds and five assists for the Tigers (7-1). Charles Thompson scored 17 points while going 6 of 12 and 5 of 8 from the free throw line, and added eight rebounds.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Isaiah Moore had 28 points in South Alabama's 84-70 victory over Robert Morris on Sunday.
Moore added five rebounds for the Jaguars (3-4). Kevin Samuel scored 23 points while shooting 11 of 17 from the field, and added 12 rebounds and four blocks.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Ben Krikke scored 23 points and Nick Edwards scored with 1.9 seconds remaining in overtime as Valparaiso defeated James Madison 81-79 on Sunday.
Krikke also contributed seven rebounds for the Beacons (3-4).
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — David Craig had 18 points and 11 rebounds in Mercer's 60-58 win against Fairfield on Saturday night.
Shawn Walker scored 16 points while going 7 of 10 from the field, for the Bears (4-3).
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Kenny Strawbridge scored 21 points as Evansville beat Robert Morris 54-53 on Saturday night.
Strawbridge shot 7 for 16 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 5 from the free throw line for the Purple Aces (2-5).
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Cameron Holden's 19 points helped Towson defeat South Alabama 62-60 on Saturday.
Holden had nine rebounds, eight assists, and four steals for the Tigers (6-1). Nygal Russell scored 14 points while finishing 6 of 10 from the floor.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Noah Freidel scored 13 points as James Madison beat South Dakota State 79-60 on Saturday.
Freidel was 5 of 13 shooting (3 for 8 from distance) for the Dukes (6-1). Alonzo Sule scored 11 points and added seven rebounds.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Kamar Robertson had 17 points in Mercer's 72-66 victory against Robert Morris on Friday night.
Robertson also contributed seven rebounds for the Bears (3-3). Jalyn McCreary scored 14 points while shooting 7 of 16 from the field and added six rebounds.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Isaiah Moore scored 21 points as South Alabama beat Evansville 78-67 in the Hostilo Hoops Community Challenge on Friday night.
Moore also contributed five rebounds and nine assists for the Jaguars (2-3).
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — TJ Long's 15 points helped Fairfield defeat Towson 74-69 on Friday night.
Long was 6 of 11 shooting (3 for 6 from distance) for the Stags (1-4). Caleb Fields shot 4 for 10, including 2 for 6 from beyond the arc to add 11 points.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — William Kyle III had 17 points in South Dakota State's 61-50 win against Valparaiso in the Hostilo Community Classic on Friday.
Kyle also contributed six rebounds for the Jackrabbits (3-3).
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Xavier Brown scored 17 points as James Madison beat Coastal Georgia 100-54 on Friday.
Brown also contributed seven rebounds and four steals for the Dukes (5-1). Julien Wooden scored 15 points and added six rebounds and three steals.
RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) — South Korean automaker Hyundai has announced a second large supplier for its new electric car plant on the Georgia coast.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mother of a toddler reported missing Oct. 5 in Georgia has been arrested in connection with the child's disappearance and presumed death, authorities said Monday.
The Chatham County Police Department in a post on Twitter said officers had arrested Leilani Simon, 22, on charges of malice murder, concealing the death of another person, false reporting and making false statements involving her son — 20-month-old Quinton Simon.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — State criminal investigators in Georgia agreed Tuesday to launch an investigation into a September confrontation at a county jail in which security cameras recorded guards repeatedly punching a detainee in the head and neck after rushing into his cell.
ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — An apparel company is opening a factory and distribution center in coastal Georgia, investing $87 million with plans to hire 294 workers.
Komar Brands, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, announced Monday that it would build the facility in Bryan County, just inland from Savannah.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Conservation groups filed suit Tuesday against a U.S. government agency challenging its decision to allow a mining project to move forward without federal permits near the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp's vast wildlife refuge.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Security video from a Georgia jail shows a detainee being pushed against a wall by guards and repeated punched in the head and neck after five deputies come into the man's cell.
ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — An Italian-owned company will invest $60 million in coastal Georgia to build a plant to make and distribute ammunition, with plans to hire 600 people.
Norma Precision will build its facility near the site of the new Hyundai electric vehicle plant in Bryan County, just northwest of the Georgia coastal city of Savannah.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Leaders of Georgia's oldest city voted Thursday to strip the name of a former U.S. vice president and vocal slavery advocate from the public square named in his honor more than 170 years ago.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's senior congressman overcame his toughest Republican challenger in more than a decade Tuesday, as voters elected Democratic Rep. Sanford Bishop to a 16th term by a decisive margin despite GOP attacks blaming Bishop and President Joe Biden for high inflation.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Residents were being allowed to return home Monday night after firefighters made progress battling a massive blaze at a chemical plant in Georgia, fire officials said.
At a Monday evening briefing, Glynn County Commission Chairman Wayne Neal said the evacuation orders were being lifted.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A small earthquake shook middle Georgia before dawn Sunday.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that 2.3 magnitude quake struck just north of Milledgeville.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A former Army sergeant faces life in prison after pleading guilty to a federal murder charge in the killing of a fellow soldier found dead in his barracks from dozens of cuts and stab wounds.
ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — A robotic dog delivered a champagne toast and Georgia's governor and junior U.S. senator shared a brief bipartisan celebration ahead of high-stakes elections as Hyundai Motor Group broke ground Tuesday on its first U.S.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mother of a missing Georgia toddler presumed dead by police said Monday that she still hopes her son will be found “happy and alive” as investigators search a landfill for the child's remains.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The search for a missing Georgia toddler presumed dead by police shifted Tuesday to a landfill outside Savannah where investigators planned to start sifting through trash for the child's remains.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A college student died after being struck by the propeller of a small plane as he disembarked at an airport in southeast Georgia, authorities said.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Board are investigating the death Sunday night at Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport, FAA spokesman Steve Kulm said.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker on Friday denied his previous support for an outright national ban on abortion, though he has insisted at various points throughout the campaign that it was a proposal he endorsed.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police who spent more than a week searching for a toddler who was reported missing from his home have gathered enough evidence to conclude that the boy is dead and name his mother as a suspect in his death and disappearance, the police chief said Thursday.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police fanned out across a neighborhood just outside Savannah to search for a toddler whose mother called 911 saying her son was missing when she woke up Wednesday morning.
The mother of 20-month-old Quinton Simon told officers the boy had been in his playpen before she discovered he was missing, Chatham County Police Chief Jeff Hadley said.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock urged the U.S. Treasury secretary Friday to use “maximum flexibility” in implementing a revised tax credit for Americans buying electric vehicles, a perk that Hyundai stands to lose as the automaker invests billions of dollars to open its first American EV plant in the Democratic senator's home state of Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters will see at least one fall debate between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker.
Warnock on Tuesday evening accepted Walker’s proposal for an Oct.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) on Wednesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $2.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Savannah, Georgia-based company said it had a loss of 31 cents per share.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A company seeking to mine in Georgia near the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp's vast wildlife refuge said Monday that its project is back on track after a federal agency reversed a June decision that had posed a big setback.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck said “I do" again this weekend.
But instead of in a late night Las Vegas drive through chapel, this time it was in front of friends and family in Georgia, a person close to the couple who was not authorized to speak publicly said Sunday.
Former major leaguer Bill Lee had stopped breathing after collapsing in the bullpen during an exhibition game, but paramedics and two shocks with a defibrillator helped resuscitate the 75-year-old pitcher, according to a witness at the scene.
ATLANTA (AP) — Astros left fielder Yordan Alvarez was taken to a hospital during Friday night’s game against Atlanta because of shortness of breath that was exacerbated by the Braves’ in-game fireworks, Houston manager Dusty Baker said.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox star Bill Lee collapsed in the bullpen while warming up for a Savannah Bananas exhibition game Friday night, but the 75-year-old pitcher walked off the field with assistance.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been indicted on homicide by vessel charges after a Memorial Day weekend boat crash that killed five people.
Mark Stegall was indicted Wednesday on 10 counts of first-degree homicide by vessel, six counts of serious injury by vessel, boating under the influence, and reckless operation, local news outlets report.