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Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police, Interim Chief Julie Tolbert, talks with people in Savannah at the scene of a fatal police shooting of a man in handcuffs.

GBI probing fatal shooting by police in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A handcuffed man was shot and killed by police Thursday in west Savannah, authorities said, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into it.

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2014 Arts in the Heart Festival

Don't miss the signature event for the Greater Augusta Arts Council, a festival that celebrates the community’s diverse arts and cultural heritage.

Weekly crime map, database

week. Violent crimes included 88 assaults, three of which were classified as aggravated assaults. The most assaults occurred on Sept. 14, with 21 assaults. There were also five robberies during the week.

Slideshow: Columbia County bookings Sept. 8-15

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Sept. 8-15. 

Want a home in the Blue Ridge Elementary school zone?

Here are homes for sale, gleaned from AugustaRealEstate.com on Sept. 15, that are zoned for Blue Ridge Elementary School.

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'Go Downtown' initiative gets mixed reviews

The "Go Downtown" initiative aims to foster a downtown environment that welcomes the college community and creates business for merchants. The event is held every third Thursday of the month during the school year.
By Jenna Martin

Falcons blow out Bucs

ATLANTA - Devin Hester high-stepped to an NFL record with his 20th career touchdown return, Matt Ryan threw three scoring passes and the Atlanta Falcons beat Tampa Bay 56-14 in their NFC South ...

Volatile apartment sector reduces US home building

WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction fell only modestly.
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