Stories by Megan Matteucci

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007

Man with no memory tries to start new life

SAVANNAH, Ga. - He doesn't know where he's been, and he doesn't know where he's going.
By Megan Matteucci

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007

Sharpton slams shooting

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Rev. Al Sharpton called the Aug. 18 police shooting of a Savannah man "very suspect" moments before addressing an overflow crowd this week at a Savannah church.
By Megan Matteucci

Monday, Aug 13, 2007

Savannah authorities seek 3 men for rape, robbery

SAVANNAH, Ga. - They could hear the men laughing as they drove. They could hear them "hollering at girls" and hear the car bump over the railroad tracks in west Chatham County.
By Megan Matteucci

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Black leaders demand justice

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials is holding its annual convention in Savannah this weekend, with leaders planning to focus on the case of Genarlow Wilson, a young ...
By Megan Matteucci

Police find neglected pit bulls

GARDEN CITY, Ga. - Police have found more than a dozen neglected pit bulls - some of them dead - believed to be linked to a dog-fighting ring.
By Megan Matteucci

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Georgia Power hit by copper thieves

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Georgia Power facility is the latest Savannah business to be targeted by copper thieves.
By Megan Matteucci

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

One of Georgia's first black officers buried

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Sgt. William Malone spent his days marching up and down East Broad Street dodging racial epithets, rainstorms and sometimes bullets.
By Megan Matteucci

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Firefighters face morale issues along with blazes

ATKINSON COUNTY, Ga. - Nearly 200 firefighters spent hours dousing the smoldering remains of a southeast Georgia swamp last week as part of the wildfire disaster team.
By Megan Matteucci

Friday, May 11, 2007

Fire zone authority bewilders

SAVANNAH, Ga. - While the fires in southeast Georgia are now being fought under a "unified command" structure, control over assignments and resources has been at times confusing.
By Megan Matteucci

Friday, Dec. 1, 2006

Expelled boys out on bond

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A former Savannah Country Day School freshman was released on $5,000 bond Wednesday for his role in taking an explosive device to the private school Nov. 15.
By Megan Matteucci

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006

Georgia gets federal help with gang woes

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The U.S. Attorney's Office in Savannah began an anti-gang initiative Wednesday that included federal agents showing dozens of local law enforcement officers how to infiltrate ...
By Megan Matteucci

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006

Police arrest 20 in gang member hunt

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Forty extra law enforcement officers hit the streets Saturday night to track down members of 20 known gangs operating in Savannah.
By Megan Matteucci

Friday, Aug 4, 2006

Man tried to neuter dog, police say

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Savannah man is in jail after he attempted to neuter his Chihuahua, police said.
By Megan Matteucci

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Soldier quick to help driver

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Thirteen hours after returning from Iraq, a National Guard soldier helped rescue a man whose truck veered off the Forest River Bridge and landed in the marsh.
By Megan Matteucci

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Party crowd turns to riot

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Coastal authorities worked Friday to determine what caused a Thursday night riot involving 1,000 to 1,500 teenagers that injured several policemen at a Garden City community center.
By Megan Matteucci

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Fortune-teller has blind spot for authorities

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Edgar John Rowe should have seen it coming, but he didn't.
By Megan Matteucci

Monday, Jan. 30, 2006

Daughter's debut ended with tragedy

SAVANNAH, Ga. - It was supposed to be a new beginning.
By Megan Matteucci
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