Stories by Dash Coleman

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Fiery Savannah crash kills man

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- An 87-year-old man was killed in a fiery wreck Tuesday morning when his SUV collided with an oncoming car and careened into a pump at a gas station in Savannah, causing an explosion.
By Dash Coleman

Friday, May 27, 2016

GBI investigates ex-Savannah sheriff

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says it is looking into allegations that a former Chatham County sheriff and a county attorney destroyed public documents.
By Dash Coleman

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Savannah gets ready for St. Patrick's

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Big crowds are expected this week as St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in Savannah.
By Dash Coleman

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

5 killed in interstate wreck

A tractor-trailer smashed into two cars and burst into flames on a busy interstate in Georgia on Tuesday, killing five people. Authorities are looking into whether the driver may have fallen asleep.
By Dash Coleman

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Cheetos help catch Savannah goats

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Police are crediting Cheetos and teamwork with the recovery of six goats found wandering in midtown Savannah earlier this week.
By Dash Coleman

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Ebola checks at Savannah port

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Seven ships from West Africa have entered the Port of Savannah in the last 30 days. Twenty-one from the region have sailed into ports across the U.S. Coast Guard's entire ...
By Dash Coleman

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Savannah cops train for riots

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Yelling they wanted a sit in, volunteer protesters took turns Tuesday morning sitting at the feet of a wall of Savannah-Chatham police officers who were dressed in riot gear with ...
By Dash Coleman

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Savannah sees 24 shot in month

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Police say 24 people have been shot in 21 incidents across Savannah over the last month. "
By Dash Coleman

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Petition pushes Tybee Beach nudity

A Savannah man has started an online petition to designate a quarter-mile of Tybee Island's beach as clothing optional.
By Dash Coleman

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Family vs. Ga. jail policy

SAVANNAH Ga. -- For more than two weeks, Matthew Loflin's family members dealt with uncertainty, angst and grief as he lay motionless in a bed at Memorial University Medical Center.
By Dash Coleman

Friday, March 21, 2014

Savannah rape suspect faces more changes

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A man arrested and charged last week with the February kidnapping and rape of a woman abducted from a parking lot has been connected to sexual assaults on two women on a college ...
By Dash Coleman

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014

Drone project aims to capture Savannah sites

Ian Nott, who studies industrial design at the Savannah College of Art and Design, recently founded his organization DR1 with a primary goal in mind: Documenting Savannah's historic sites from ...
By Dash Coleman

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Headless animals found on Ga. beach

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. -- Police are investigating after several headless animals were found lying on a beach early last week.
By Dash Coleman

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Emanuel jail escapee captured

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A  man who had escaped from the Emanuel County jail was taken into custody Monday night.
By Dash Coleman

Friday, June 15, 2012

Scrolls' 'living legacy' preserved in photos

Darryl Crys­tal has a passion for preserving Jewish history, and he has done it at Savannah's Mickve Israel, Georgia's oldest Jewish congregation. The interim rabbi has made sure some of the ...
By Dash Coleman

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012

Police remove 69 dogs from Savannah house

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Boxes, storage bins, clothing and broken furniture were piled in front of a small, one-story East 33rd Street home Sunday afternoon as Savannah-Chatham police took 69 dogs from ...
By Dash Coleman
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19 plea not guilty in Irish Traveler case
COLUMBIA -- Nineteen of 22 people indicted in the federal case involving Irish Travelers and Murphy Village entered not guilty pleas Tuesday and received $25,000 unsecured bonds.