Stories by Arek Sarkissian II

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

Savannah doctor mug removed from jail website

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A Savannah doctor was charged with drug possession Feb. 1 after a traffic stop turned up some marijuana and a pipe, according to a Savannah-Chatham police report. The case was ...
By Arek Sarkissian II

Friday, Jan. 28, 2011

Savannah infant dies at Augusta hospital

A 5-month-old died Tuesday in Augusta from injuries stemming from a Christmas Eve fire , the Chatham County Coroner's Office said Thursday.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011

New Savannah smoke ban problems few

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Restaurants reported compliments, some complaints as Savannah began new year with smoking restrictions.  
By Arek Sarkissian II

Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010

Savannah infant in Augusta burn hospital

A Savannah infant remained in critical condition Tuesday after he was badly burned in a Christmas Eve fire, officials at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta said.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010

Burned infant still in Augusta hospital

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A Savannah burn victim remains in critical condition in an Augusta hospital after a Christmas Eve fire.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010

Savannah boy, 10, tries to stab officers, threatens to kill them, says he hates police

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A 10-year-old boy and his 19-year-old brother were arrested this week after the boy tried to stab an officer, declared he hated all police and said he wanted to kill them, ...
By Arek Sarkissian II

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010

Savannah tea party rally draws 400

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Evidence of a continued growing concern with the government that seemed to start with the last presidential election was on display Sunday, according to Savannah's tea party ...
By Arek Sarkissian II

Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010

Hundreds march in Savannah for gay rights

SAVANNAH, Ga.. -- About 500 people marched in downtown Savannah Friday, changting slogans for equality in the community and across the nation for gay rights.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Friday, Aug 6, 2010

Savannah cops mum on murder suspect

SAVANNAH -- A man was arrested Thursday on a felony murder charge, according to the Chatham County jail log, but Savannah-Chatham police refused to identify in which murder ...
By Arek Sarkissian II

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Pot patch, punches send Ga. man to pokey

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A man who allegedly grew angry over a neighbor trying to cut some grass near his marijuana plant patch Tuesday afternoon was arrested after he tried to grab a Savannah-Chatham ...
By Arek Sarkissian II

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Savannah police chase ends in gunfight

SAVANNAH -- Police want to interview a wounded man who showed up at a Savannah hospital this morning following a Saturday shootout involving officers and an unidentified gunman.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Savannah power outage darkens River Street

SAVANNAH -- Savannah's most popular street was back to normal Saturday afternoon after a five-hour power loss Friday night pretty much scrapped what should have been a profitable evening, business ...
By Arek Sarkissian II

Friday, July 23, 2010

Slight injury in Savannah Mall fire

SAVANNAH -- A man was burned Thursday afternoon as he was servicing a vent at Charley's Grilled Subs in Savannah Mall.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Monday, July 19, 2010

Savannah police ordered to cover tattoos

SAVANNAH -- New policy requires all Chatham police employees to conceal any visible tattoos.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Ga. gay beating victim in earlier case

SAVANNAH -- A gay man allegedly beaten June 12 in an incident the FBI is investigating  has strongly denied claims he hurled racial slurs during a January road rage incident
By Arek Sarkissian II

Friday, June 18, 2010

Savannah police: Woman made to drink bleach

SAVANNAH -- A Savannah man is wanted on an aggravated assault charge connected to allegations that he forced his pregnant ex-girlfriend to drink bleach.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Maid stole Paula Deen's jewels, cops say

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A maid was twice arrested last month on theft by taking charges after she allegedly pawned $27,500 in jewelry owned by Savannah icon Paula Deen
By Arek Sarkissian II

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Ga. dad catches, beats molestation suspect

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A former sheriff's deputy allegedly caught molesting his best friend's 13-year-old daughter last Sunday morning was later threatened with a gun and beaten with a bat.
By Arek Sarkissian II

Sunday, May 23, 2010

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Area early voting numbers are dwarfing turnout four years ago, particularly in Republican-leaning Columbia County, and forecast apossible record voting year for the Augusta area.