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    Police Seek Bicyclist For Questioning

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    Islands Precinct detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department are seeking help from the public in identifying and locating a man wanted for questioning in a current investigation. The man shown in the attached photos was seen riding a bicycle in the area of East Victory Drive. Detectives would like to talk to him as part of their investigation. He is a black male wearing a dark colored hat and shirt with lighter pants and tennis shoes. Anyone with information that ca... More>>

    Ebola Scare Delays Plane at Columbia Airport

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    An Ebola scare on a flight from Washington, D.C. to Columbia kept a United Airlines flight on the tarmac for more than two hours Friday. A passenger on the flight had a nosebleed and, in an abundance of caution because of concerns about Ebola, the pilot radioed for an EMS crew to meet the plane when it landed. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and the CDC were contacted. Columbia Metropolitan Airport spokesperson Kaela Harmon says, “There was a preliminary asse... More>>

    Savannah Pastors Join Together in a Call for Peace

    Church leaders want to step away from their pulpit, to make sure everyone has faith in a better future for our area More>>

    SCMPD Gives Back to One of the Original 9

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    Volunteers from the United Way and Savannah-Chatham Police combined to give Lt John White's home a makeover
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    Airbag Recall, How to Know if Your Car is Affected

    Airbag Recall, How to Know if Your Car is Affected

    A recall on airbags was expanded this week to 7.8 million cars. The airbags are made by the Japanese company, Takata.
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    Bikers Against Bullies Holds Fundraiser in Port Royal

    Bikers Against Bullies Holds Fundraiser in Port Royal

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    Some call bullying an epidemic in Beaufort County. One group who is trying to stop it from spreading is Bikers Against Bullies, in Beaufort. To stand against the bullying, the group held events in the Beaufort area on Friday.After a recent tragedy when a middle school girl took her life because she was bullied, Bikers Against Bullies came together to make a difference. The group holds events for bullying victims, and speaks at local schools. On Friday, they held a bike show at Marine Federal ... More>>

    Seabrook Man Gets 25 Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

    Seabrook Man Gets 25 Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

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    A 37-year-old Seabrook man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for trafficking cocaine, the solicitor's office released on Thursday.Dwayne Chisolm was convicted of trafficking between 100 and 200 grams of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack-cocaine, possession of a weapon during commission of a violent crime, and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number.In 2010, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office developed information that Chisolm was dealing drugs, accordin... More>>

    Wild Night: Two High Speed Chases in Liberty County

    High speed chases in Liberty Co. High speed chases in Liberty Co.
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    Liberty Co. Deputies are searching for a suspect in one of two high speed chases that occurred simultaneously Thursday night. More>>

    Two Dead, Including Gunman, in High School Shooting Near Seattle

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    A student with a "blank stare" opened fire in the cafeteria of a high school north of Seattle on Friday, killing one person and wounding at least two others before fatally shooting himself, police and witnesses said. A hospital official said three patients were in "very critical condition" after the 10:30 a.m. PDT shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, but it was unclear if one of those had died. Another patient is being treated at another hospital with "less serious" injuri... More>>

    BREAKING: Thunderbolt Murder Suspects Indicted

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    A man wanted for murder in Thunderbolt has been arrested in Beaufort County. More>>

    Passengers Delayed Due to Ebola Fears After Man Gets Nosebleed

    Some passengers aboard a flight from Washingtoon D.C. were delayed in Columbia, SC due to concerns about a possible Ebola threat.It happned when one of the passengers developed a nosebleed. EMS crews were called in and they were preparing to get into hazmat suits. Officials questioned the passenger and dertemined that he had not visted any West African countries and therefore did not pose a health threat.The passengers were taken off the plane to a holding area.Airport officials say they are ... More>>

    'Stop the Violence' Rally Set for this Weekend in Savannah

    A 'Stop the Violence and Vote for Change' rally, sponsored by Savannah Youth Inc., is set for this Saturday, October 25th in Savannah.   More>>

    Dallas nurse infected with Ebola now virus free

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    A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. More>>

    First Responders Honored at St. Gregory the Great

    First Responders Honored at St. Gregory the Great

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    Police, firefighters, and active and retired military shook the hands of children at St. Gregory the Great Catholic School at Friday morning's 'Blue Mass.' The ceremony honored first responders in Bluffton.Children gave thanks for the men in blue uniforms. Bluffton Police, Bluffton Township firefighters, as well as some active and retired military attended, all humbled by the children's gratitude. The priest made sure students knew what kind of sacrifices these public servants make each day f... More>>

    Sunday Voting Set to Start

    This will be an historic weekend for registered voters in Chatham County. For the first time, they can cast an early vote on a Sunday.
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    Horry County deputy dragged by woman's car during traffic stop, officials say

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    An Horry County Sheriff's Deputy was hospitalized after being hurt during a traffic stop on Wednesday afternoon, deputies said.The deputy was hurt while conducting the traffic stop in the Watsons Riverside Community in the Socastee area, said Sgt. Jeff Benton, Public Informatio More>>

    Our Hometown: Oatland Island Hosts Annual Family Friendly Halloween Hike

    It's the haunting season... but Halloween doesn't always have to be spooky.Back by popular demand, the Oatland Island Wildlife Center is hosting one of its biggest fundraisers of the year... its annual Halloween Hike. This is a fun, safe, not-so-scary event for your little trick-or-treaters that features a friendly forest trail. More>>

    Our Hometown: Statesboro AMBUCS Hosts First Bowl-a-Thon

    Statesboro AMBUCS holds its first celebrity Bowl-a-thon. GSU coaches, physicians, dentists, churches and business owners will bring their teams together to bowl with children who have received Amtrykes over the past year. 
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    NY Doctor Who Treated W. Africa Ebola Patients Tests Positive for the Virus

    Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room. (AP) Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room. (AP)
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    Doctor who visited Africa tests positive for Ebola in New York City.

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    Injunction Sought Against SC Gay Marriage Ban

    Charleston court issue gay marriage licensees despite state ban. (Getty Images) Charleston court issue gay marriage licensees despite state ban. (Getty Images)
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    South Carolina has until November 3 to respond to the injunction request sought in the state's gay marriage ban.
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    Former SC House Speaker Harrell Pleads Guilty, Resigns Video included

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    Suspended South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has pleaded guilty to six campaign fiance violations and agreed to resign from office. More>>

    UK Man Fakes Coma for 2 years to Avoid Court

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    A British fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for two years to avoid prosecution has been convicted after police caught him on camera driving and strolling around supermarkets. Alan Knight of Swansea, Wales, stole more than $64,000 from the bank account of an elderly neighbor with Alzheimer's disease, prosecutors said. More>>

    Fashion Show Raises Money For Breast Cancer Awareness

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    The catwalk turned pink tonight at the "Runway for a Cure" fashion show in Richmond Hill. The event raises money for breast cancer awareness, and is in memory of Terri Lank. Lank was a wife and mother who fought a courageous 10 year battle with breast cancer before passing away in 2011. She was one of WSAV's first "Voices and Faces of Survivorship." Proceeds support "Team Terri" for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. More>>

    BREAKING: NYC Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

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    New York City officials confirm a doctor who returned from West Africa has Ebola. It's the first case in city.The patient, identified as Dr. Craig Spencer, was working with Doctors Without Borders in one of the countries affected by Ebola. In a statement, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center said that Spencer was part of its staff and that he had not been to work at the hospital since returning to the U.S. The city health department said his girlfriend was in quar... More>>

    73 Year old Sex Offender Wanted by Police Video included

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    Welbon Salaam is 73 years old,  6'8" tall and on the loose in Savannah
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    Anti-Bullying Puts Focus on Growing Problem for Youngsters Video included

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    Chatham Co DA's Office and Rape Crisis Center hold panel discussion on bullying and juvenile crime in our area
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    WSAV Crime Tracker: Street Robbery

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    It's a crime that could strike at anytime - anywhere. Street robbery may or may not involve a weapon - but the goal is the same- to deprive you of your property. More>>

    S.C. Construction Worker Killed in Hit and Run on Highway 170

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    A construction worker was killed early Thursday morning in a hit and run on S.C. Highway 170 near Cherry Point. More>>

    Savannah Man Arrested in Effingham Co. on Sexual Abuse Charges

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    The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says a Savannah man has been arrested after he sexually assaulted three young children. More>>

    Kids Found On Henderson Co. Road After Wandering Away From Home

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    Two children were found alone on a Henderson County road Thursday afternoon. The mother later called to report her children were missing in the same area. More>>

    100 snakes found in home

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    It's a home Indiana Jones wouldn't want to live in. And it might give most of us an anxiety attack. More than a hundred snakes found inside a Canadian home. And they're all being rescued. Megan Lawrence with Salthaven West Wildlife Rehab said, "We were finding them basically anywhere in the cracks of the stone foundation, under the floor, under some boxes and other things and we just were picking them up in pillow cases and putting them into a bucket just to count them."Lawrence helps rehabil... More>>

    VIDEO: Blitz Preview, Islands High School and Savannah High Video included

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    It's Thursday and that means game day here at WSAV. More>>

    Elderly couple without power 65 days after $9K outstanding power bill Video included

    Frank and Delores Hammett have been without power for 65 days. Frank and Delores Hammett have been without power for 65 days.
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    A $500 power bill left by their deceased son has left elderly Floyd residents Frank and Delores Hammett living on their porch because late fees took that bill to nearly $9,000 and caused their power to be drastically cut down by AEP.  More>>

    Savannah Man Charged in Home Invasion and Robbery

    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police tell News 3, Samuel Sir Ziegler, 23, is charged with armed robbery in connection to a home invasion that occurred on Savannah's southside on October 13.Ziegler and another man allegedly forced their way into a home on Tanglewood Road just after midnight. Four men were in the home at the time. Police believe Ziegler and his accomplice took electronics and cash from the home.Ziegler was recognized by an officer as a member of theSavannah ImpactProgram, which works ... More>>

    Local Unemployment Rates Continue to Fall

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    Reports released by the Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday morning show a drop in the area's unemployment rate. More>>

    Police: Anderson Woman Charged With Embezzlement

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    The S.C. Law Enforcement Division agents arrested Julianne Westberry, 46, of Anderson in connection with allegations that she diverted donated funds meant for her animal adoption organization. More>>

    Meth Lab Bust: Chatham Savannah Counter Narcotics Makes Big Find Video included

    The Chatham Savannah Counter Narcotics Team executed a search of a house on the 1800 block of 39th street Wednesday night and found what they are calling a sophisticated methamphetamine lab.After several months of investigating, the CNT zeroed in on the home and the people running the lab.They say the teams who entered the residence are specially trained to deal with scenes like this one and first contacted any residents in the home before attempting to remove the contents of the lab.CNT arri... More>>

    President Jimmy Carter to Speak in St. Simons

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    Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter will get some help on the campaign trail in our area Thursday from his famous grandfather, President Jimmy Carter. More>>

    Stop the Crime in East Savannah: Community Meeting Video included

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    Metro Police has reported 150 aggravated assaults with a gun in Savannah this year as of October 11th, more than 25 of those happened in just the past month.In response to the recent trend of violence, a meeting was held Wednesday night for concerned neighbors to tell law enforcement what they're seeing in the Gordonston neighborhood in East Savannah.It was also an opportunity for police to respond to those concerns, and with a standing-room-only crowd, plenty of people were there to listen."... More>>

    Disney Gift for Breast Cancer Survivors

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    We all know cancer can take a toll on your mind, body and spirit. More>>

    I-516 Accident Leaves Man in Critical Condition

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    Metro's Major Accident Investigation Team continues to investigate an accident that left a Bloomingdale man in critical condition. SCMPD says that Dean Jones, 40, flipped the car he was driving over a guardrail on Interstate 516 and into a ravine. More>>

    Police Warn About New Phone Scam Video included

    Since July 2014, S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs has received 844 calls about scams. Since July 2014, S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs has received 844 calls about scams.
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    Authorities say a new phone scam is targeting Verizon customers in the Upstate and western North Carolina.

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    SC to Settle Fight Over Child Support Computer System Video included

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    The South Carolina Department of Social Services has reportedly settled a dispute with the contractor it fired last year over a child support enforcement computer system that still doesn't exist, 17 years after it was required. DSS and Hewlett Packard are still working out the details of the settlement. The state fired HP in July 2013, saying the company had missed important testing deadlines for the system, which was not even close to being ready. But HP argued that the missed deadlines were... More>>

    Wise Co. Schools director responds to controversial pep rally video Video included

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    The director of Wise County Public Schools said he's instructed his staff to be more sensitive when it comes to teacher involvement in student pep rallies, after complaints from parents about a dance number during a recent pep rally at Union High School. More>>

    Chatham County Intercept Program Designed to Keep Youngsters Away from Crime

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    Federal grant allows Chatham Co. DA's office to focus on crime victims as well as criminals
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    Water Coalition Blasts Deal's Environmental Policies, Campaign Responds

    Water Coalition Blasts Deal's Environmental Policies, Campaign Responds

    Pollution in the Savannah River and endangerment of Georgia's coastal wetlands are among the environmental concerns raised in the 2014 Dirty Dozen Report. The report, compiled by the Georgia Water Coalition, is also critical of Governor Nathan Deal's water policies since taking office. More>>

    Clearwater woman set boyfriend on fire, police say Video included

    Melissa Dawn Sellers, 33. Jail booking photo is from previous, unrelated arrest. Melissa Dawn Sellers, 33. Jail booking photo is from previous, unrelated arrest.
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    A Clearwater man is hospitalized in critical condition after police say his girlfriend lit him on fire during an argument. More>>

    Coastal State Prison Hosting Job Fair

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    Coastal State Prison will be hosting a job fair on November 7th from 10 am-2 pm. The job fair will be held at 200 Gulfstream Road Garden City, GA 31408. - Interviews will be conducted on the spot -The Required Physical Fitness Test will be conducted on site - Dress appropriately for the Physical Fitness Test - COMPASS Test is required. The test is offered at Savannah Technical College. - For more info. Call 912-965-2674 or 912-965-6378 More>>

    Jasper County Sheriff's Arrest Man Wanted for Allegedly Beating Cab Driver

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    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested 18-year-old Shykeim Raykwan Wright after they say he beat an 63-year-old cab driver last month. More>>

    Precinct Confusion Alarms Bluffton Voter

    CJ Palmer says when he went online to find his voting precinct, the state's website gave him a link to MapQuest with completely wrong directions. He's worried now that he isn't the only one that will be confused come election day. So he turned toNEWS 3 for help."What happened was, I wanted to go check the place so i knew where it was when it comes time for voting. I have an elderly mother and the last thing I wanted to do was drive around for 20-30 minutes," Palmer said. So he did what the av... More>>

    Wayne County teacher behind bars, accused of sex with student

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    Fleur Jean Ruley, a 43-year-old Wayne County vocational teacher, is behind bars for allegedly having sex with a student. Ruley was arrested without incident by the GBI on Monday and charged with sexual assault and making a false statement, according to GBI Special Agent in Charge Mike McDaniel of the GBI Kingsland office. The student in question is 17 years old. Investigators say school officials became aware of the alleged relationship and notified the Jesup Police Department. The investigat... More>>

    32 Fort Stewart Soldiers Deploying to Fight Spread of Ebola

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    32 Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance. More>>

    NBC Photojournalist Declared 'Ebola Free' Video included

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    After just over two weeks of treatment freelance NBC photojournalist Ashoka Mukpo will walk out of the Nebraska Medical Center virus-free on Wednesday. More>>

    MORE INFO: 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

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    A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were searching for as many as two others.

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    UPDATE: Veterans Parkway and I-516 back open after accident

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    Savannah Chatham Metro Police say I-516 east at the Highway 17 exit is closed to traffic due to a crash. More>>

    First Amateur Table Tennis Tournament taking place this weekend

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    Avid table tennis player, or just enjoy a good time? Get a chance to show off your skills and the Savannah Table Tennis Classic this Saturday, October 25th. The "Get It On Like Ping Pong" event will take place at the Armstrong Center at 10056 Abercorn Street starting 3:00pm and the net proceeds from the event will benefit Union Mission and The Empty Stocking Fund. Presented by the Savannah Morning News, the tournament is sponsored by Seacrest Partners, Brasseler USA, Optim Health, Memorial He... More>>

    Long County crash tied to different crimes, different States

    Gerard Pepin (Courtesy Bay County Jail) Gerard Pepin (Courtesy Bay County Jail)

    It was revealed Tuesday that Saturday's fatal crash in Long County has a bizarre back story. 59-year-old Gina Marie Pepin of Panama City Beach, Florida was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Georgia State Patrol Officer Eric Wilkes said the accident appears to have been intentional because of items found in the couple's Richmond Hill hotel room. Today investigators said those items were a suicide note and traces of blood. That blood is from self inflicted slashes to the throat in ... More>>

    Caught on Camera: Terrifying Crash Video included

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    Video recorded by two Pennsylvania delivery men shows the moment they were caught up in a horrifying crash. More>>

    A Number Of Items Up For Discussion At School Board Retreat

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    Savannah-Chatham School Board Members and staff have gathered at Oatland Island today for a workshop retreat. More>>

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