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    SCAD Shows "The Divine Comedy"

    Lots of folks in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry will entertain friends and family from out of town during this holiday week. If you're looking for something interesting to do, a small fee will get you into the continental premier of "The Divine Comedy" now showing at SCAD.Martin is live in our newsroom with this morning's community report and inside access to the exhibit. More>>

    Our Hometown: ASU AMT to Hold New Member Auditions

    The Armstrong State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre is holding new-member auditions.
    Auditions are by appointment and are open to students of all ages on Thursday, January 8 in Armstrong State University Fine Arts Hall.

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    Shots Fired At Crosby St. House Sends One Person To The Hospital

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    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are on the scene of a shooting. Around 9 p.m. officers were called to a house on Crosby Street. Metro Spokesman Julian Miller says someone opened fire on a house and one person was shot. The victim was transported to Memorial Hospital. Police could only give limited details at this time. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. More>>

    Boyfriend Struck By Vehicle In Long County

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    Authorities in Long County are looking for a woman who allegedly struck her boyfriend and another person with her vehicle during a domestic dispute Sunday night. Authorities are looking for a blonde woman who is driving a black Camaro and has a 4-year-old child in the vehicle with her. Police said the man was responsive and talking, he is being taken to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. The incident occurred on Tibet Road. More>>

    Fatherless Jasper County Children Receive Gifts From Community

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    It was an early Christmas gathering for Jasper County children, as gifts were handed out to those who lost their fathers to violence recently. Second Euhaw Baptist Church in Ridgeland was packed with kids happy not ot be left out this year. Several will face their first Christmas without their father. That's why a group took donations to give to those who are missing loved ones this season. "[It] lets me know that I'm not the only one, you know, going through it during the holiday season. So,... More>>

    Robbery Attempt At Hinesville Subway

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    The Hinesville Police Department says the Subway on General Stewart Way was the target of a robbery attempt Sunday night. Police say a man entered the store with a gun while a single clerk was working. The uninjured clerk was able to run out of the store to the Country Inn and Suites and ask the hotel clerk to call police. Police are on the scene investigating. More>>

    Fatal Wreck In Jasper Co.

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    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sunday around 2:56 p.m. Officers say the accident involved three vehicles along SC 462. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said a BMW was traveling westbound when it crossed into eastbound traffic colliding with the other two vehicles. The passenger in the car was wearing their seat belt but was declared dead. The identity has not been made public yet. More>>

    UPDATE: Passenger In Liberty Co. Crash In Critical Condition

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    A morning car accident in Liberty County on Saturday sent six people to the hospital. The crash happened around 11 a.m. near Liberty County High School on East Oglethorpe Highway. Georgia State Trooper David Harris said a wheel came off a tractor trailer and the driver of a Malibu tried to avoid hitting the tire but struck a Mercedes. Trooper Harris said the 2003 Chevy Malibu driver has been identified as Chiquta Brown. She had three sons in the vehicle. Brown is being cited for not having... More>>

    Controversial Savannah Bar Sign Draws Disgust

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    A controversial sign in the window of a popular Savannah bar has people lashing out over social media, accusing staff of being insensitive and distasteful. A Savannah woman is speaking out on behalf of victims of domestic violence.It was a photo of a message on a sign inside a bar, "We like our beer like we like our violence, DOMESTIC," viewers sent to News Three. They say it was displayed in the window of Bar Bar in City Market."I was very upset," Cheryl Branch of Safe Shelter, Inc. in Savan... More>>

    Fatal Shooting At Yamacraw Village In Savannah

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    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police are on the scene of a fatal shooting this afternoon at Yamacraw Village in Savannah. Spokesman Julian Miller says when police arrived they found a young man in his 20s dead on the front porch of one of the houses. Police believe he was targeted. If you have any information that can help police solve this case call CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020. More>>

    Update: Wanted Man Arrested In Connection To Suspicious Death In Midway

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    Officials are investigating the death of a woman found Friday night at her Liberty County home.Deputies arrived to the woman's home at 3104 Luke Road in Midway and found her unresponsive. Few details have been released, but the nature of her death is suspicious, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations has been called in to investigate. More>>

    Fugitive Files Theft Suspect Arrested

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    Another Fugitive Files suspect is off the streets. Harold Dewberry, who we profiled just last week, was arrested on Saturday. Investigators said he could be considered a Christmas Grinch, a suspect who stole from his own family. He is the 110th suspect arrested after being profiled on News 3's Fugitive Files. More>>

    Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Hospitalized

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    A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight boxing champion has been hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia.Spokesman Bob Gunnell said Saturday night that the 72-year-old boxing great is being treated by his team of doctors and is in stable condition. Gunnell says Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital on Saturday.He says Ali's prognosis is good because the pneumonia was caught early and that a short hospital stay is expected.He says no other details are being released d... More>>

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Closures Planned Sunday

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    Chatham County EMA reports some lane closures planned for Sunday. There will be power lines pulled along Interstates 16 and 95. This began at 7:30 a.m. Lane closures will happen as the work is done. Traffic delays are expected from temporary lane closures eastbound and westbound. More>>

    Amber Alert for 6-year-old girl canceled

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    The Amber Alert sent out for 6-year-old Alexandria Delong has now been canceled, according to Chatham County EMA. She was reported missing from Austell, Georgia on Sunday morning. Delong was reportedly abducted. Chatham County EMA says she has safely returned home. More>>

    Two NYPD Officers Shot and Killed

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    NEW YORK- Officials say a second New York City officer has died after a gunman ambushed them inside their patrol car before committing suicide. The shooting took place Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Both officers were rushed to Woodhull hospital, where officials say they were pronounced dead. The two officials, a senior city official and a law enforcement official, had direct knowledge of the deaths but were not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to Th... More>>

    Savannah Filmmaker Plans Retaliation for Sony Hacking

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    A Savannah filmmaker calls it “a horror,” and a threat meant to quell Americans' free speech. This comes after President Obama accused North Korea of hacking into Sony Pictures, causing the company not to release its film “The Interview.” Now, this local filmmaker wants to send a message to the hacker.Sony's movie “The Interview” was set for release on Christmas Day. It's a comedy about a plot to kill North Korean dic... More>>

    Police Make Arrest in Early Morning Shooting Investigation

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    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police (SCMPD) have charged a Savannah man in connection with a shooting that happened early Saturdayat 1:14 a.m. Police say Jeremy Scott, 27, is charged with aggravated assault and criminal attempt at murder, after he shot another man during a domestic dispute. Scott turned himself in at Metro headquarters Saturday morning, after SCMPD SWAT team officers served multiple search warrants through the morning, searching for him. Violent Crimes detectives identifiedS... More>>

    UPDATE: Fort Stewart Soldier Identified In Deadly Accident

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    Georgia State Patrol Trooper William Bowman says the 2010 BMW M-5 sedan was traveling at 95 miles per hour early Friday morning when it left the road, flew 350 feet and landed in a pond.  More>>

    Shots Fired As Hinesville Crowd Awaits Shoe Sale

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    According to Hinesville Police, gun shots rang out late Friday night around 11:00 p.m., as crowds gathered in line to wait for a sneaker sale at Pro Feet shoe store in the Liberty Center shopping plaza. Hundreds were gathered when the shots were fired. No one was injured. Detective Joshua Heath says four people were involved in analtercation before the shots were fired. Heath says the men got out of a gray Chevrolet and brandished a hand gun. Heath says the men began fighting, to the point wh... More>>

    Bill Would Decriminalize Marijuana in South Carolina Video included

    Rep. Mike Pitts listens to law enforcement budget requests at the Statehouse Friday. Rep. Mike Pitts listens to law enforcement budget requests at the Statehouse Friday.

    A bill prefiled in the South Carolina House would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Instead of being arrested and facing possible jail time, someone caught with one ounce or less of marijuana would be given a ticket to appear in civil court. The fine for a first offense would be at least $100 but no more than $200. The fine for a second offense would be at least $200 but no more than $1,000. Rep. Mike Pitts, R-Laurens, is the sponsor of the bill and ... More>>

    Beaufort County Neighbors Victims of Mail Theft

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    With only six days left before Christmas Day, Lowcountry neighbors are hoping gifts can still be delivered in time. However, some neighbors were in for a rude awakening this week. They report several mailboxes in Royal Pines on Lady's Island were targeted by thieves this week. “It's pretty upsetting,” Jeff Feus says. Feus feels violated, after he says his mailbox was hacked, and the outgoing mail inside was trashed. “It was torn down the middle, just kind of ripped half through like someone ... More>>

    Beaufort County Crash Kills Driver

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    A Beaufort County crash killed one driver on Thursday, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly says two vehicles were involved in the crash on S.C. 46 near Hampton Hill. A 2013 Chevrolet Cruise was traveling west on S.C. 46 when the driver attempted to pass several cars, Wimberly says. Then, the Cruise struck a 2009 Toyota S.U.V. traveling east. The driver of the Toyota was 59-year-old Christine Lenahan of Bluffton. She was taken to Coastal Carolina Hosp... More>>

    Keep Your Home Secure While Traveling For The Holidays

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    While you're away -- you should take some simple precautions to keep you home secure.
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    Police: 5-year-old boy found dead wasn't abducted

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    New York police say a 5-year-old boy abducted from a home outside Albany has been found dead. More>>

    UPDATE: Crimestoppers Tip Leads to Arrest of Hair Store Shoplifter

    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say a citizen's anonymous Crimestoppers tip led to the arrest of 22 Summer Branwell on Thursday.  More>>

    President Obama Says, "Sony Made a Mistake" Video included

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    President Obama said Friday Sony Entertainment "made a mistake" in pulling "The Interview" from theaters. More>>

    UPDATE: Community Tips Lead to Arrest of Hilton Head Armed Robbery Suspect

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    A 20-year-old Ridgeland man has been arrested in connection with Tuesday night's armed robbery outside a Hilton Head coffee shop. More>>

    Savannah Employees Donate 25,204 Canned Goods

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    On Friday City of Savannah employees donated more than 25,000 canned goods to America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia during the 3rd annual Great Savannah Canned Food Drive. More>>

    Elderly Couple Displaced After Fire Destroys Gray's Hill Home

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    The Burton Fire District responded to a second house fire in Gray's Hill this holiday season in what firefighters are describing as a disturbing trend. More>>

    Medal of Valor SC Trooper sent inappropriate texts, photos to woman, officials say Video included

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    An SC Highway Patrol Trooper based in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee region and who was awarded the Medal of Valor after a wild caught-on-camera shooting and chase has been dismissed after inappropriate texts and photos were sent to a woman, officials say. Douglas J. Sarvis More>>

    T-Mobile Customers May Be in for a Refund

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    If you are or were a wireless customer of T-Mobile, you may be in for a refund.  More>>

    VIDEO: Soldier Reunites With Helmet that Saved His Life Video included

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    Sgt. Ryan Craig was shot in the head in Afghanistan in 2010. His helmet slowed down the bullet just enough for him to survive the attack. More>>

    FBI Says North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack

    Source: NBC News Source: NBC News
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    The FBI on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of the hacking attack that led Sony Pictures Entertainment to cancel the movie "The Interview." More>>

    South Carolina Grandmother Charged, Oxycodone Found in Infant's Sippy Cup Video included

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    A South Carolina grandmother is in jail after deputies say she killed her 14-month-old grandson. More>>

    James Holmes Family Breaks Their Silence, Beg for Son's Life

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    The parents of James Holmes, the man accused of the Colorado theater shooting in 2012, have released a statement asking that he be spared the death penalty. More>>

    Eight children found dead at home in Cairns, Australia Video included

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    Eight children were found dead after a stabbing at their Australian home Friday, in what their country's prime minister described as an "unspeakable crime." More>>

    Local Film Teacher Reacts to Sony's Decision to Cancel 'The Interview' Video included

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    Things may be improving with Cuba but relations with North Korea remain strained, as evidenced by the controversy over the film "The Interview." More>>

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    • Controversial Savannah Bar Sign Draws Disgust

      Controversial Savannah Bar Sign Draws Disgust

      Sunday, December 21 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-12-21 23:28:58 GMT
      A controversial sign in the window of a popular Savannah bar has people lashing out over social media, accusing staff of being insensitive and distasteful. A Savannah woman is speaking out on behalf of victims of domestic violence.It was a photo of a message on a sign inside a bar, "We like our beer like we like our violence, DOMESTIC," viewers sent to News Three. They say it was displayed in the window of Bar Bar in City Market."I was very upset," Cheryl Branch of Safe Shelter, Inc. in Savan...
      A controversial sign in the window of a popular Savannah bar has people lashing out over social media, accusing staff of being insensitive and distasteful. A Savannah woman is speaking out on behalf of victims of domestic violence.It was a photo of a message on a sign inside a bar, "We like our beer like we like our violence, DOMESTIC," viewers sent to News Three. They say it was displayed in the window of Bar Bar in City Market."I was very upset," Cheryl Branch of Safe Shelter, Inc. in Savan...
    • Fatal Shooting At Yamacraw Village In Savannah

      Fatal Shooting At Yamacraw Village In Savannah

      Sunday, December 21 2014 3:50 PM EST2014-12-21 20:50:11 GMT
      Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police are on the scene of a fatal shooting this afternoon at Yamacraw Village in Savannah. Spokesman Julian Miller says when police arrived they found a young man in his 20s dead on the front porch of one of the houses. Police believe he was targeted. If you have any information that can help police solve this case call CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020.
      Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police are on the scene of a fatal shooting this afternoon at Yamacraw Village in Savannah. Spokesman Julian Miller says when police arrived they found a young man in his 20s dead on the front porch of one of the houses. Police believe he was targeted. If you have any information that can help police solve this case call CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020.
    • Boyfriend Struck By Vehicle In Long County

      Boyfriend Struck By Vehicle In Long County

      Sunday, December 21 2014 9:29 PM EST2014-12-22 02:29:37 GMT
      Authorities in Long County are looking for a woman who allegedly struck her boyfriend and another person with her vehicle during a domestic dispute Sunday night. Authorities are looking for a blonde woman who is driving a black Camaro and has a 4-year-old child in the vehicle with her. Police said the man was responsive and talking, he is being taken to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. The incident occurred on Tibet Road.
      Authorities in Long County are looking for a woman who allegedly struck her boyfriend and another person with her vehicle during a domestic dispute Sunday night. Authorities are looking for a blonde woman who is driving a black Camaro and has a 4-year-old child in the vehicle with her. Police said the man was responsive and talking, he is being taken to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. The incident occurred on Tibet Road.
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