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  1. NAACP Savannah to discuss Use of Force at mass meeting with local policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVM

    The Savannah Branch NAACP is hosting a mass meeting Sunday in a continued effort to improve relationships between the police force and the community. Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Chief Joseph Lumpkin, Tybee Island Police Chief Robert Bryson, and Garden City Police Chief David Lyons have all been invited to speak on the Use of Force and relationships between police and the community.

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  2. 4th annual Fireball 40 Memorial Baseball Tournament kicks off SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTVM

    Cory Wilson, a 21-year-old Georgia Southern student and Savannah native, died unexpectedly as a result of a fatal heart arrhythmia in 2013. Baseball players and fans will gather at L. Scott Stell Park in Savannah over the weekend to honor Wilson at the 4th annual Fireball 40 Memorial Baseball Tournament.

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  3. BP reopens after fatal crash, gas station fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | WTVM

    The BP gas station at Bull Street and Derenne Avenue has reopened Tuesday after last week's fatal car fire and explosion in Savannah. According to investigators, 87-year-old James Lester was attempting to cross Bull Street in a Chevrolet Blazer when his SUV and another car collided.

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  4. Police searching for suspect in armed robbery, stabbing near Forsyth ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | WTVM

    A woman in her 30's was attacked, robbed, and stabbed near Forsyth Park while attempting to enter her residence on West Hall Street near Barnard Street. Officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department responded to the scene around 3: 30 a.m. Sunday to find a 32-year-old woman suffering from visible stab wounds.

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  5. Armed robbery, stabbing of woman near Forsyth Park in downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | WTVM

    A woman in her 30's was attacked, robbed, and stabbed near Forsyth Park while attempting to enter her residence on West Hall Street near Barnard Street. Officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department responded to the scene around 3: 30 a.m. Sunday to find 32-year-old Carol Bontekoe suffering from visible stab wounds.

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  6. Metro police addressing string of armed robberies in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | WTVM

    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police officers are looking into a string of armed robberies in downtown Savannah happening over the past two nights. Most recently, around 1 a.m. Thursday morning, a woman was reportedly walking along Habersham at Gaston when she was stopped by a man with a gun, demanding her belongings.

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  7. Metro investigating 2 morning robberies in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | WTVM

    Police say the first robbery took place around 1 a.m., as a woman was walking on Habersham Street near Gaston Lane. She noticed someone following her during her walk.

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  8. Annual book bag giveaway being held in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | WTVM

    The giveaway will be from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Hostilo office at 5225 Abercorn Street .

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  9. Georgia Power closing offices but adding optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WTVM

    The secret is out! We now know what locations Georgia Power will close, and which business offices will remain open as they re-organize. We first reported on the plans two weeks ago, but WTOC did some digging and has new info on how it impacts our area and Georgia Power employees.

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  10. Man identified after homicide at school construction site in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WTVM

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place at the Juliette Gordon Lowe Elementary School construction site Tuesday morning. Police say 46-year-old overnight site worker, Raymond Williams, was found dead on the site just before 6 a.m. Anyone with information about this case or the identities possible suspects should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing 912.525.3124.

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  11. Mason Drive at Springhill Road in Savannah closed due to death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WTVM

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department says Mason Drive at Springhill Road is currently closed due to a death investigation at a school construction site on Blue Ridge Lane. According to SCMPD's Twitter account, one adult male is deceased.

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  12. Hollywood: Help Wanted in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | WTVM

    As Savannah's Hollywood workload grows, the Savannah Area Film Office now battles one last frontier: developing its homegrown production workforce. We did some digging to see how Georgia is trying to nurture those seeds in this special report: Hollywood: Help Wanted! "The first 25 years of our office, we did $2.5 billion.

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  13. Savannah author to host book launch for "La Americana: A Memoir"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | WTVM

    Melanie Bowen Simn was born and raised in Savannah, graduated from the University of Georgia, and then moved to New York where her mother was living at the time. At the age of 25, Simn scored her dream job at Tina Brown's Talk magazine, but following her mother's sudden death she headed to Havana, Cuba with a friend.

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  14. Severe storms cause flooding, wind damage in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WTVM

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms rapidly developed along the Interstate 95 corridor between 1 and 2 p.m. Shortly after, a severe thunderstorm impacted the city of Savannah and much of Chatham County. Wind gusts greater than 50 MPH, torrential rain and small hail were reported as the storm moved slowly southeastward; exiting Savannah just after 3:30 p.m. Trees were reported to have fallen across power lines near East 37th Street and Skidaway Road.

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  15. Metro investigates shooting at City Market in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | WTVM

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after responding to a shooting at City Market near Saint Julian and Jefferson Streets, just before 1 a.m. on Sunday morning. Police say 25-year-old Keenan Gray, who is a US Army soldier stationed at Hunter Army Airfield, was shot after an altercation by an unknown suspects while he was out downtown with friends.

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    Jul 13, 2016 | WTVM

    Officials say Daquan N Epps, Brittany P. Cooper, and Amoin A. Dunbar were traveling in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix Thursday morning when they were stopped by Port Wentworth Police. They say the driver, Daquan Epps of Savannah, provided the officer with a false name before fleeing and causing a high-speed chase.

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  17. Metro arrests suspect in armed robbery, stabbing in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | WTVM

    A man is behind bars in Chatham County after an armed robbery and stabbing took place Sunday night, near the intersection of Bull and Broughton streets. Metro Police arrested and charged 29-year-old Enrique Jenkins with armed robbery and aggravated assault, in addition to an outstanding warrant.

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  18. Metro arrests suspect in armed robbery, cutting in downtown SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | WTVM

    A man is behind bars in Chatham County after an armed robbery and stabbing took place Sunday night, near the intersection of Bull and Broughton streets. Metro Police arrested and charged 29-year-old Enrique Jenkins with armed robbery and aggravated assault, in addition to an outstanding warrant.

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  19. 83-year-old woman robbed in quiet Savannah neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | WTVM

    It happened Tuesday morning in the 100 block of Weatherby Court, in the Southbridge community. Many are shocked by the incident, since it's not an area used to this sort of crime.

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  20. Broughton St. closed from Bull to Drayton St. after shooting in downtown SavannahRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | WTVM

    Broughton Street is closed from Bull Street to Drayton Street while police investigate a shooting that happened in downtown Savannah. A memorial service took place Friday for a Columbus native who drowned in Myrtle Beach.

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