2 ex-deputies avoid manslaughter conviction in Chatham County jail death

...of a 21-year-old jail detainee in Chatham County.After the verdict, attorneys for the family of Mathew Ajibade criticized Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap for...testimony and two days of deliberations, the Chatham County Superior Court jury convicted former...

Savannah cops shot this morning

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Two Savannah-Chatham police officers were shot early today at 37th Street Connector and Ogeechee Road. Police spokeswoman Eunicia Baker said they suffered...

Truck carrying portable toilets plunges off bridge into Savannah River

...GSP, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, Savannah-Chatham police, Rincon Fire and other local agencies responded to...Rolls of toilet paper were seen floating by as Savannah-Chatham police assisted with the towing, searching for parts that...

Savannah police probe 3 slayings

...they're investigating the killings of three people after the two females and a male were found dead in a residence.Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police said in a statement that all three bodies were discovered at the home on Lynah Street on Thursday.Police...

Savannah looks at teen curfew

...pressed staff for the earlier curfew as a way of keeping young people safe and out of trouble, while giving the Savannah-Chatham police officers the ability to question the juveniles out late at night.To prevent enforcement of the ordinance from taking...

Effort to remove Chatham County District Attorney from jail death case rejected

...A judge in coastal Georgia on Thursday rejected an effort to remove the Chatham County District Attorney from a case involving a man found dead in the county jail.Chatham County Superior Court Judge Michael Karpf said a motion by lawyers for...

3 former jail workers to stand trial in death of Georgia man

...young detainee's death. Jury selection was to begin today in Chatham County Superior Court.Many details regarding how Ajibade...said he plans to call as a witness Dr. Bill Wessinger, the Chatham County coroner, who listed "blunt force trauma" as Ajibade's...

Savannah mom killed kids, police say

...m., Jokeera Morgan, 26, called 911 and told police she had drowned her two daughters, said Eunicia Baker, Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman. One child was 8 months old. The other child was 18 months old.Upon arrival in the Feiler Park/Hussars...

Giant shipment may delay traffic Thursday in Richmond County

...Perkins STC, a heavy haul trucking company from Minnesota. The mega load will leave Midway to come through Liberty, Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Screven counties, until it reaches Jenkins County by way of State Route 121. The heavy, dual-lane shipment...

Augusta-area motorists warned of large load on I-20

...It will depart at 8 p.m. to travel through Richmond County via Bobby Jones Expressway before entering Jenkins, Screven and then Chatham County, where it is expected to arrive at the Ocean Terminal in Savannah by midnight Wednesday.