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31-year-old man killed by police in Savannah

SAVANNAH — The GBI is investigating the shooting of a 31-year-old man by police that occurred Friday. The man is dead and no officers were injured. Preliminary information indicates that at around 11:50 a.m., officers were patrolling an area near Gwinnett Street and Crosby Street when they noticed an individual walking in the middle of Gwinnett Street.
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Driver arrested after driving into Rincon parade

RINCON, Ga. — The suspect who drove her car into the crowd of hundreds at the Freedom Rings Parade Saturday has been arrested. The Effingham County Sheriff's Office says Anthony Rodriguez drove around a manned barricade and headed straight for a crowd of parade attendees. Two officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but Rodriguez continued around them narrowly missing pedestrians, according to ECSO.

First Boro liquor store set to open next week

Statesboro’s first package liquor store, Clarke Beverages II, will open its doors for business next week at 607 Brannen Street. With hopes to open on Tuesday, June 28, technical issues with the store’s point-of-sale system may lead to a delay. Grice Connect will update this story once a definite opening date is confirmed.

One person dies in officer-involved shooting in Savannah, GBI investigating

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting in Savannah, Georgia. The Savannah Police Department asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on June 24. One man has died. No officers were injured. Preliminary information indicates that at around 11:50 a.m., officers were patrolling an area...

Arson investigation underway in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — Savannah Fire extinguished a house fire in the 100 Block of Norton Street around noon Saturday. The fire appears to have begun in a pile of clothing and spread throughout the house. Two people were displaced fire crews said. Later in the day, fire officials...

7 Georgia DAs say they will not prosecute 'those who seek, provide or support abortions'

Roe v. Wade’s repeal may result in sweeping legal changes across the U.S., but several of Georgia's district attorneys on Friday took a stand against it. In a statement distributed by Fair and Just Prosecution, 84 elected prosecutors nationwide, including seven in Georgia, said they would not use their offices’ resources to criminalize reproductive health decisions and won't prosecute those who seek, provide or support abortions.

Calvary Day's Terry Simmons Jr. talks about decision to commit to play football for ACC school

It’s ⁦@DukeFOOTBALL⁩ for ⁦@SimmonsTerryy⁩ #GoCavs#GoDuke— Calvary Day School Athletics (@Cavalier_Sports) June 25, 2022 A year ago, Calvary Day's Terry Simmons Jr. was feeling a bit frustrated as the talented defensive lineman wasn't drawing the recruiting interest he and his coaches thought he deserved. But the 6-foot-2, 295-pounder kept his head down, stayed...

Fourth of July recipes for a good time

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, and you might already be planning what you want to make for the holiday. Here’s a quick list of some recipes you can try to change things up when you celebrate. Watermelon feta flag salad The idea of mixing feta and watermelon might be […]

Calvary’s Terry Simmons commits to Duke University

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Calvary Day defensive tackle Terry Simmons announced his commitment to Duke University on Saturday afternoon in his school’s gymnasium. Simmons chose Duke over UCF and Georgia Tech. He was also considering Wake Forest and Northwestern as recently as last month. He will join former Benedictine wide receiver Trent Broadnax as a […]

Sav/HHI officials expect nearly 70,000 travelers over 4th of July weekend

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Despite record high gas prices and inflation, AAA predicts nearly 48 million Americans will travel over the 4th of July weekend. Something that officials at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport say they’re already preparing for. “We’re expecting a really really busy week. It should be a little bit busier than last year, […]

Warm and dry for Sunday but much-needed rain is in the forecast

Savannah, Ga. (WJCL)- High pressure-system will continue to control the weather for Sunday. There will be a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day and highs around the 91˚ average for most areas and mid-80s at the beach. It will be breezy and the coast with easterly winds 10-15 mph and a moderate rip current risk.