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'Very special' Savannah Army Ranger retires to focus on healing, advocating

Corey Dickstein/Savannah Morning News U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Corey Remsburg's service dog Leo keeps him company Wednesday afternoon just before the soldier, who was severely injured by an improvised explosive device blast in Afghanistan in 2009 during his tenth combat rotation, retired at Hunter Army Airfield.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SavannahNow

Savannah-Chatham police pull patrol horses off streets in high heat

Savannah-Chatham police Sgt. Gene Lawhorn leads Bubba the police horse to his stall Wednesday afternoon after washing him down.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Weather

WTOC-TV Savannah

Savannah could be future home of television production

Could Savannah's weeping willows become the backdrop for a Sleepy Hollow? The Fox television show "Sleepy Hollow" is currently filming their second season in Wilmington, NC.

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SavannahNow

Man shot in Richmond Hill after trying to stop truck break-in

A man attempting to interrupt an attempt to break into his pickup truck was shot in Richmond Hill Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Bryan County, GA, Richmond Hill, GA, Savannah, GA

SavannahNow

Savannah man arrested for beating puppy to death with toy

Savannah-Chatham police on Tuesday arrested and charged a man with animal cruelty for bludgeoning a 9-month-old puppy to death last July.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Family of Savannah murder victim wants answers in case

Tina Foley, Rebecca's stepmother, says that three weeks ago police told them they had two suspects, but now she says police are telling the family it's a cold case and they won't tell them why.

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SavannahNow

Former Savannah-Chatham deputy Hall pleads not guilty in child porn case

Former Chatham County Deputy Sheriff Lt. Richard Adam "Rick" Hall today pleaded not guilty to federal charges of production of child pornography and transportation of a minor across state lines.

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A day for gay grooms and brides

SAME SEX couples are legally able to wed in 19 states, and depending on the outcome of individual court appeals, may soon be able to tie the knot in 12 more.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Transgender, Tybee Island, GA, Savannah, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Storm knocks out power in Southside Savannah

Around 1 p.m. on Tuesday a storm rolled through Savannah's Southside and knocked out power in the Paradise Park subdivision.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

SavannahNow

Chatham County's little charter schools face big year

Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Fishing poles stand ready for use in a second grade class at Tybee Island Maritime Academy.

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Related Topix: Tybee Island, GA, Education Etc., Oglethorpe, GA, Macon County, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Economic outlook update luncheon held in Pooler

Lot of people were in attendance as Dr. Toma, director of The center for Regional Analysis and professor of Economics at Armstrong State University, served as the guest speaker.

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Related Topix: Pooler, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Drug investigation leads to arrest of two men

Two Savannah men are in custody Tuesday afternoon as a result of the seizure of large amounts of Crack Cocaine and two firearms from a residence in the 3600 block of Montgomery Street.

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Teen, 17, dead after shooting

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Savannah youth in Carver Heights area of west Saturday night.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Anniversary of fallen Savannah officer MacPhail marked with memorial run

Tuesday marks the anniversary of a tragedy involving the murder of a Savannah police officer and a case that made national headlines.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Oglethorpe, GA, Macon County, GA

SavannahNow

Chatham County continues to mull jail renovation

Despite a long-awaited report submitted in April, Chatham County officials have not moved forward with plans to renovate the original building at the county jail complex.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

SavannahNow

USS Farragut spends weekend in Savannah

The USS Farragut, an Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer commissioned on June 10, 2006, spent the weekend at the Port of Savannah.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Two men denied bond after armed robbery, high speed chase

Two men have been charged in an armed robbery that led to a high speed chase that landed six people in the hospital.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Former Chatham County Superior Warrant Clerk out on bond

Velveyn Scarborough pled nto guilty to charges she divulged information to suspects in a major Chatham-Savannah County Narcotics Team investigation.

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SavannahNow

Bloomingdale man sentenced to life plus 20 years in wife's beating death

A Bloomingdale man today was sentenced to life plus 20 years for his conviction in the 2011 slaying of his wife during an all-night beating.

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Related Topix: Bloomingdale, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WTOC-TV Savannah

Lowcountry students get ready to head back

In Georgia, students who go to St. Vincent's Academy, St. James Catholic School, Blessed Sacrament, and student who live in Bacon County, are all headed back on Monday.

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Related Topix: Bacon County, GA

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