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29 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Safe Shelter Savannah expanding

After visiting the shelter in Vidalia, Safe Shelter's Executive Director Cheryl Branch said she realized teens needed an area like the one in Vidalia at the Savannah shelter.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Kids, Family

4 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Week of violence totals 11 shot in Savannah

Savannah has been witness to a rash of violence with 11 people shot, including one fatality, in a little over a week's time.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

8 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Eat It and Like It: Get a preview of 39 Rue de Jean

There's been a lot of talk around here lately about new restaurants, new developments and growth downtown and beyond.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Life, Food, Dining, Oglethorpe, GA, Macon County, GA

13 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

Lights, cameras, eagles! Skidaway gets a live-streaming eagle cam

Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Tim Sears installs the Eagle Cam to monitor the eagle's nest 75 feet over the 14th hole at the Palmetto Course at The Landings on Skidaway Island.

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Related Topix: Skidaway Island, GA, Camcorders

17 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Police investigate overnight shooting in West Savannah

It happened around 3 a.m. at West 36th and Florance streets. Officials say a black male in his late twenties was found with at least one gunshot wound.

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18 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Tradewinds offers apology for grounded ship

A week after a Tradewinds Casino boat ran aground on its maiden Savannah cruise, stranding nearly 100 passengers for 18 hours on a sandbar off Tybee Island, the company has issued an apology, insisting no laws were broken and exonerating the boat's captain from any wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SavannahNow

Police: Tybee man said he would shoot officers

Less than a year after being arrested for carrying a loaded gun at a City Council meeting, a Tybee Island man is behind bars again after police say he threatened to shoot them.

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Related Topix: Tybee Island, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Exclusive: Metro officer blasts department in email, speaks to WTOC

A Savannah-Chatham Metro police officer who forwarded his fiery resignation letter to all 609 members of his department spoke exclusively with WTOC on Wednesday.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Savannah man charged with murder in wife's death

Daniel Patrick Sheehan, 50, has been charged with the murder of Kathleen Sheehan, 45, who was found dead in their residence on West Montgomery Cross Road on April 4. Violent Crimes detectives initiated a death investigation that led to a ruling of homicide by state medical examiners on July 8.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

ABC News

Jonie Loves Chachi: Hero Pit Bull Saves Injured Chihuahua Pal

A pit bull blend, Jonie, was found carrying her injured Chihuahua friend, Chachi, inside her mouth around a Savannah, Georgia, neighborhood.

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Bluffton Today

Great white sharks surface off coast of Savannah

The message from shark researchers sums it up: "Female shark hotspot?" tweeted the nonprofit Ocearch Tuesday afternoon.

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Connect Savannah

Diabetes: A talk with the doctor of the nation

CRI President and 17th U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, understands diabetes from many perspectives, including its economic burden for the nation and the emotional toll it takes on patients.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Savannah, GA, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

WTOC-TV Savannah

Buddy Carter defeats Dr. Bob Johnson in GA Republican 1st Congressional District runoff

Buddy Carter is celebrating on Tuesday night after defeating Dr. Bob Johnson in the Georgia Republican First Congressional District Race with 54 percent of the vote.

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Related Topix: Pooler, GA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SavannahNow

Chatham County voters' turnout slow but steady in Tuesday's runoff

Corey Dickstein/Savannah Morning News Bob Tulley assists a voter Tuesday at the Savannah Jewish Educational Alliance during runoff voting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss

WTOC-TV Savannah

Chatham County School Board President race to be decided on Tuesday

Savannah is keeping an eye on another important race during the primary runoff on Tuesday: the race for Chatham County School Board President.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

SCMPD searching for man charged with murder, aggravate assault in Seiler Avenue shooting

Leonardo Lamont "Scoochie" Anderson, 38, has been charged with the Friday night shootings of two men on the 1200 block of Seiler Avenue that left one man dead and a second with serious injuries.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

SavannahNow

Police look for man charged in Friday night Savannah shooting, homicide

Police are asking the public's help locating a Savannah man they filed murder and aggravated assault charges against in connection with a Friday night double shooting on the city's eastside that left one person dead.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Savannah, GA, Port Wentworth, GA

Connect Savannah

Opera fest to include Don Giovanni

Mozart's Don Giovanni forms the centerpiece of the 2014 Savannah VOICE Festival, a two-week celebration of opera Aug. 1-17.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Savannah, GA

Bluffton Today

VIDEOS: Heavy rain, flooding hits Savannah

Some areas of Savannah saw almost 5 inches of rain Monday afternoon, causing numerous accidents and flooding across the city.

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Related Topix: Weather, Savannah, GA, Natural Disasters, Flood, Port Wentworth, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Primary runoff for Ga. schools post, Congress

In southeast Georgia's 1st District, state Sen. Buddy Carter of Pooler faces Bob Johnson, a Savannah surgeon backed by local tea party groups.

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Related Topix: Georgia, US News, Pooler, GA, Savannah, GA

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