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  1. Man arrested after high-speed chase ends in FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    Turner County Sheriff's deputies tried to stop the driver of a Ford Mustang just after 3 p.m. on Sunday when he was clocked going 125 miles per hour on the interstate. The driver, who the sheriff said was drunk, reached a speed of about 154 mph trying to run from authorities.

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  2. Police issue pictures of wanted peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police tell WALB that people went into the Fitzgerald Walmart and took a wallet that was left behind by 81 year victim at the service desk. They have since used the credit cards, debit cards, checks, and other items to purchase items from all over South Georgia. 3 comments

  3. Earnest Holcomb is back behind bars.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A suspected murderer is back in the Ben Hill County Jail. One of the seven people charged with murdering a Fitzgerald lottery winner earlier this year was captured Thursday night in Ocilla after escaping late Wednesday afternoon.

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  4. Mykenzic PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Fitzgerald Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected burglar, who they say was caught on camera. If you know where he is please contact Det.

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  5. Fitzgerald police want a suspected burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Mykenzic Phillips is known to be in the Wilcox County area, as well as Fitzgerald/Ben-Hill County often. Police say he is wanted in connection to a burglary, in which several firearms were stolen, along with other items.

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  6. Two arrested for Meth near FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office reports that they busted an active Meth lab at the Uptown Motel yesterday afternoon.

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  7. Arrests made in violent home invasion, police need help finding 5th suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Irwin County where investigators make arrests in a violent home invasion that happened nearly a year and a half ago. Two of the suspects, Dabrentise Overstreet and Anjavell Johnson, are also charged in the home invasion murder of a Fitzgerald lottery winner earlier this year.

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  8. Irwin home invasion may be solved with arrest of lottery winner murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A man who is charged with the murder of Georgia lottery winner Craigory Burch in Fitzgerald, is also now charged with the November 2015 home invasion of an elderly Irwin Co. couple.

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  9. Fitzgerald student makes school threat using social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Administrators at Fitzgerald High School expect everything to be back to normal Friday after a threat of violence led to rumors of a shooter on campus Thursday.Officers arrested one student.The Fitzgerald High School Resource officer says that threat was no joking matter, leaving both students and parents worried. Lunch time at Fitzgerald High School turned into chaos when law enforcers arrested a 15-year-old student for making threats to shoot up his school.

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  10. Lottery winner's accused killers remain in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Six of the seven suspects charged in that Fitzgerald lottery murder have been denied bond. Only one faces an official charge of murder, according to the charges read in magistrate court.

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  11. 7 arrested in lottery winner murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The former fork lift driver hit the $434,272 instant prize from the Georgia Lottery when he matched all five numbers from the November 29, 2015 Fantasy 5 drawing. Six of the seven are in custody in the Ben Hill County Jail.

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  12. Sheriff: Man dies in Ben Hill Co. jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore confirmed that 26-year-old Richard Knight died while in the jail's custody. According to the sheriff, Knight was stopped by the Fitzgerald Police Department around 10:00 Sunday morning for a seatbelt violation.

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  13. Dr. John Dorminy remembered devotion, serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    John Dorminy, III, M.D. is being remembered in Tifton, Fitzgerald, and throughout South Central Georgia for making a significant impact as a physician and community advocate. He passed peacefully in his sleep during the morning of March 8 at age 71. "Dr. Dorminy touched many lives throughout his years of service as an obstetrician, gynecologist and chairman of the Tift Regional Medical Center Foundation," said William T. Richardson, President/CEO of Tift Regional Health System.

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  14. Victim identified in deadly Ben Hill wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The first accident happened on U.S. Hwy. 319 and involved three vehicles. One person was killed and others were said to be injured.

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  15. Authorities are searching for Dabrentise "Trill" Overstreet. Source: Fitzgerald Police Department.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Fitzgerald Police department is hoping the public can help find one of two suspects connected to a December shooting. According to officials, 21-year-old Anjevell "Show" Johnson is wanted for aggravated battery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony back in December.

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  16. Dead MO suspect used his girlfriend as shield during police shooting; Woman being chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany Harper, 31, gained notoriety as a modern day Bonnie and Clyde with their alleged kidnapping of a hotel clerk at a Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa on Sunday. Blake Fitzgerald, 31, and Brittany Harper, 31, gained notoriety as a modern day Bonnie and Clyde with their alleged kidnapping of a hotel clerk at a Microtel Inn and Suites in Tuscaloosa on Sunday.

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  17. WALB Most Wanted suspect captured in FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Fitzgerald Police were looking for Jordan and 25-year-old Cornelius "Don Don" Smith in connection to a December shooting that wounded a man. Chief Bill Smallwood said tips about Jordan's whereabouts started coming in immediately and thanked the community for their help.

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  18. FBI: MO fugitives last seen crossing from FL to south AL on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Surveillance video of kidnapping suspect Blake Fitzgerald and victim Kyle Dease at the Microtel in Tuscaloosa. Source: Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit Tuscaloosa County authorities released new surveillance video showing a clerk being kidnapped at the Microtel in Tuscaloosa on Sunday, Jan. 31. Tuscaloosa County authorities released new surveillance video showing a clerk being kidnapped at the Microtel in Tuscaloosa on Sunday, Jan. 31. Georgia authorities are investigating a robbery and kidnapping case involving the Missouri couple suspected of crimes in three Alabama cities.

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  19. Visitation today for slain lotto winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Craigory Burch, Jr., 20, was shot to death last Thursday when three robbers broke in his Ben Hill County home demanding money.

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  20. Recent lottery winner murdered in FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Fitzgerald man who recently won a nearly half-million dollar Georgia lottery jackpot was murdered overnight Thursday during a home invasion robbery. Friends of Burch tell WALB that the forklift operator had recently used some of his winnings to buy Christmas presents for people in need.

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