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...

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...

Chatham County officials weigh approval of golf carts on roads

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Chatham County officials are considering a new...before some communities in unincorporated Chatham could use the carts. Hart said the...ordinance would only affect unincorporated Chatham County, he said, and users of golf...

Georgia coast facing storm next week

...officials on the Georgia coast are urging residents to start preparing for possible trouble from Tropical Storm Erika.The Chatham County Emergency Management Agency on Thursday said Savannah-area residents should have disaster supply kits and evacuation...

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...

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...

Tropical Storm Erika fades; warnings end

...amounts of 10 inches possible across portions of the Dominican Republic, Haiti and eastern and central Cuba through Sunday. The Chatham Emergency Management Agency has demobilized its Emergency Operations Center and has moved back to normal operations.