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Georgia Sheriff faces Charges of Indecency and Obstruction

A Georgia sheriff was arrested after he exposed himself to a police officer in an Atlanta park and then led the officer on a foot chase. According to the Associated Press DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann, 54, faces charges of…

Perdue Chicken Sausage Recalled for "Extraneous Materials"

(CNN) - A food company in Georgia is recalling some sausage links that may be contaminated with plastics materials. The recall involves 24-ounce packages of "Perdue Italian-style organic chicken sausage." The Agriculture Department says three consumers complained about finding some…

Week Ahead Weather - May 7, 2017

Skies will be clear throughout the area for the first part of the work week. After record cold conditions Friday, the warmup will continue with highs in the lower 80s on Monday, warming into the mid to upper 80s Tuesday…

Deal signs HB 280

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal today signed HB 280, which permits weapons carry license holders to carry firearms in specific and limited areas on college campuses. This legislation addressed major concerns voiced by the governor last year regarding HB 859,…

Deal: April tax revenues up 9.1 percent

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $2.26 billion, for an increase of $187.9 million, or 9.1 percent, compared to April 2016. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $18.06 billion, for an…

Gainey Cup Best Scout Competition

Day three of the best scout competition called the Gainey Cup is in operation at Fort Benning. 24 six soldier teams from installations around the world get tested as far…

SFC ROBERT E.B. KENNEDY SOLDIER OF THE WEEK

All soldiers are trained as infantrymen and some are so proficient they make a career out of what they've learned. Sergeant First Class Robert Kennedy is an airborne, mountain warfare qualified, 11 bravo infantryman who has four combat deployments. He's…

Bizarre Murder Trial Ends With Guilty Verdicts

Suspects in the Peachtree Mall Easter weekend killing are found guilty on all counts. But, that verdict comes after a dramatic and unusual day in court. Xzavaien Trevon Jones, his sister Tekoa…

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle Set to Announce a Run For Governor

Casey Cagle will launch his campaign for governor on Sunday with a pledge to add half a million new jobs in Georgia in four years if voters choose him to replace term-limited Gov. Nathan Deal. Cagle's decision isn't a surprise;…

Ft. Benning Gainey Cup Competition

  The best military training occurs when it's performed in a realistic battlefield environment. That's why Ft. Benning's Gainey Cup competition works well to identify the best Scout squad in the Army…

Deal unveils “Grow the Future”

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, today unveiled “Grow the Future,” the 11th installment of the “Real Teachers Real Voices” campaign. This initiative, which highlights exceptional educators around the state, stems from…

How About Getting Mom Something She Really Likes

What  are you getting your mom for Mother's Day? How about something that will not only give her the warm fuzzies but, something she'll actually be able to use? Here are three  gifts featured on The Dee Armstrong Show on…

VIDEO FORECAST: Goodbye Humidity, Hello Cooler/Drier Air!

Good Monday evening everyone! After a round of morning showers and storms, we've cleared things out and our humidity has dropped to extremely comfortable levels! This weather pattern will hold for the next two days before showers and storms return…

Severe Weather Possible Monday Morning

Showers and thunderstorms will affect the area this morning through the early afternoon with the possibility of severe weather. Gusty, damaging winds will be the main concern. Hail and isolated tornadoes cannot be…

21-year-old Man Shot and Killed Sunday Morning in Columbus

A 21-year-old was shot and killed in a Columbus neighborhood Sunday morning. According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan,  JaKorbian Quinbrell King was shot and killed, just before 8:00 a.m. The 21-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple…

Fort Benning's Army Team Experience

The U.S. Army is trying something new when it comes to marketing their brand to the civilian sector. Thursday April 27th the Army's Centers of Influence tour and Army Team experience…

Fort Benning Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan Combat Operations

Two Army rangers assigned to Fort Benning's 75th Ranger Regiment are killed in combat operations on Thursday April 28th. SGT Cameron H. Thomas  of Kettering, Ohio and SGT Joshua P. Rogers of Normal, Illinois were among a group of 50…

FBI Agent Shot Executing Arrest Warrant

Atlanta, GA (WSB) - An FBI agent was shot and injured while executing a search warrant in Atlanta. Authorities say the agent was engaged in a shootout with a man suspected of killing a sheriff's deputy earlier this week in…

Two Fort Benning Soldiers Die In Afghanistan

Two soldiers from Fort Benning are killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced the names of the fallen Friday, April 28, 2027. 22-year-old SGT. Joshua P. Rodgers, of Bloomington, Illinois and 23-year-old, SGT Cameron H. Thomas, of Kettering, Ohio, died yesterday…

Former Gwinnett Cop Bongiovanni Turns Self In

Gwinnett County, GA (WGCL) - Just one of two Georgia police officers charged with attacking a man during a traffic stop has turned himself in. Michael Bongiovanni is one of two officers caught on video punching and kicking a 21-year-old…

Americus Remembers Fallen Heroes

  Officers Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smith grew up together, graduated from the Police Academy together and tragically died together-- killed in the line of duty last December. But here in Americus…

Sagging Pants Win in Fight to Pull Them UP

A fight in a Georgia town over those ever controversial saggy pants. In Augusta, Georgia  , commissioners were split over a move to force  young men and…

VIDEO FORECAST: Timing Out Tomorrow's Strong Storm Potential

After a quiet set of days weather-wise, our pattern turns more active beginning tomorrow. Don't be caught off-guard! A stormy Thursday is expected! A line of storms will be breaking up, but we may still have a few potent storms…

First 2017 Georgia Death Row Execution Date Set

  A Georgia death-row inmate convicted of killing a 73-year-old doctor is set for execution next month. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said in a news release Wednesday April 26th that 45-year-old J.W. Ledford Jr. is scheduled to die May…

Who's Home is it Anyway? Yours or the Ants?

  Ant's are tiny little creatures that create a great big problem in the home and in the yard. In homes with kids and pets, there can be some hesitation about using some of the commercial chemicals to kill ants.…

Sunny and Warm Wednesday, T'storms Thursday

More sunshine today with highs in the low to mid 80s. Overnight temperatures will drop into the low to mid 60s. Showers and thunderstorms expected Thursday with some storms turning strong to severe…

Mayor: Citizens will be "thrilled" with Budget

  City councilors are getting their first look at a brand new budget tonight and for the first time in a long time the process starts without a cloud of controversy. It's happening…

Storms Return Thursday Morning Through Afternoon

After a few dry days, storms will return Thursday morning through the afternoon hours as a cold front passes through the area. Rumors of a potential severe weather events are swirling and we're here to give you the latest on…

First 90 Degree Temps of the Year Possible Late Week

Our first 90 degree temps of the year are possible later this week. Can you believe it? After a cool, cloudy Monday with high temps in the mid and upper 60's, we're about to turn the heat on over the…

Mayor Tomlinson makes National Television Debut

With rumors swirling Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson is weighing a run for Governor, the Mayor made her debut on national television Sunday to talk what else? Politics. Robbie Watson reports.  

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