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Pilot arrested after landing plane on Tybee

SAVANNAH, Ga. - An amateur pilot from Arkansas was arrested after landing a small plane on the Tybee Island beach for recreation, according to police. The single-engine, two-seat aircraft touched sand on Tybee's north end about noon today. Two occupants casually climbed out for a walk on the beach, ...

05/23/10 - 7:05pm

Man loses in game of Russian roulette

DUBLIN, Ga. - A 29-year-old Dublin man was killed while apparently playing a game of Russian roulette. Dublin Police Chief Wayne Cain says officers received a call early Saturday morning about a self-inflicted gunshot wound outside a group of apartments. They found the body of Rodriguez Christian, w...

05/23/10 - 9:31pm

Autistic teen says police used Taser on him

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Clifford Grevemberg doesn't want to go to jail. On Friday night, the lanky 18-year-old was arrested by Tybee police on a disorderly conduct charge in front of the Rock House on 16th Street. He says he was Tased twice and thrown to the ground, breaking one of his front teeth and leavi...

05/23/10 - 5:43pm

No hair needed to soak up oil spill

COVINGTON, La. - Engineers will not use booms made out of hair to soak up the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

05/22/10 - 5:39pm

Girl escapes fire caused by lightning

KENNESAW, Ga. - A 13-year-old girl has escaped uninjured after a lightning strike caused a fire that destroyed her family's home in Kennesaw. Lavender Hines told Atlanta television station WGCL that the lightning strike Friday night was near his daughter's bedroom. Hines said his daughter ran to a n...

05/22/10 - 1:57pm

Thomson's assistant police chief resigns

THOMSON -- Jerry Stanphill stepped down today as assistant police chief, Thomson Police Chief Joseph D. Nelson.

05/21/10 - 7:24pm

Thomson nurse charged in drug theft

THOMSON - A nurse at McDuffie Regional Medical Center was taken into custody today in the theft of prescription medication.

05/21/10 - 7:09pm

Macon boy, 9, gets probation for gun in school

MACON, Ga.- A 9-year-old boy who took a handgun to his Macon school earlier this year has gotten 18 months of probation. Authorities say the boy pleaded guilty in Bibb County Juvenile Court Friday to a felony count of possessing a weapon on school grounds. The third-grader also pleaded guilty to mis...

05/21/10 - 5:54pm

16-year-old Ga. twins charged in murder

CONYERS, Ga. - Authorities have charged a pair of 16-year-old twins with murder after authorities found their mother dead in January. Conyers Police today arrested Tasmiyah and Jasmiyah Whitehead. It followed a four-month investigation. The two are charged as adults with the murder of Jarmecca White...

05/21/10 - 5:48pm

Lt. Gov. hopefuls want more SC jobs

COLUMBIA - The four Republicans running for lieutenant governor in South Carolina bring vastly different backgrounds to a role they view as offering a bully pulpit for their ideas on taxes and senior issues. Former state Insurance Director Eleanor Kitzman, Florence County Councilman Ken Ard and...

05/21/10 - 5:44pm
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