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Prosecutor to seek indictment in jail death of Savannah man

...arrested Ajibade after responding to a call and finding his girlfriend with a bruised face and a bloody nose. Savannah-Chatham County police said Ajibade was holding the woman and refused to release her when officers tried to separate the couple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/prosecutor-seek-indict
Sheriff fires 9 deputies over man's death at coastal Georgia jail

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A coastal Georgia sheriff fired nine of his deputies Friday in connection with the death of a 22-year-old college student found dead in restraints after he was booked into the county jail.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-08/sheriff-fires-9-deputies-over
No charges for Savannah officer who shot handcuffed man

...I believe the decision the grand jury made should lay this to rest," Heap said at a news conference.Savannah-Chatham County police Officer David Jannot fatally shot Smith on Sept. 18 shortly after he had been handcuffed and placed in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-25/no-charges-savannah-of
Savannah's jailed ex-police chief to get six-figure pension

...taxes.Some city council members have called for revoking or slashing the retirement benefits of former Savannah-Chatham County Police Chief Willie Lovett, who was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge this month. But City Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-19/savannahs-jailed-ex-po
Across Georgia

...he shot and wounded an unarmed man last year while responding to reports of gunshots outside a nightclub.Savannah-Chatham County police notified officer Bobby Waiters of his suspension pending dismissal in July, and Savannah's city manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/across-georgia
Across Georgia

...them seriously, in a chain of car crashes as robbery suspects were being chased by officers Friday night.Savannah-Chatham County police said Saturday that Christopher Eugene Smith, 35, and Keith Enmon Pen dergraph, 37, were arrested late...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/across-georgia
Former Savannah-Chatham police chief indicted on federal gambling, extortion charges

...officer filed a sexual harassment complaint, ending a 40-year police career that included four years as Savannah-Chatham County police chief.The indictment accuses Lovett of extorting cash from operators of an illegal gambling ring in exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-05/former-savannah-chatham-polic
Across the region

CHESTER, S.C. - Chester County officials say two people have been found dead in a small plane that had been missing on a flight from North Carolina to Georgia.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-27/across-region
Country singer Billy Currington pleads no contest in Georgia threats case

...Both Currington and Ferrelle left the courthouse without speaking to reporters Friday.The singer told a Savannah-Chatham County police detective he chased after the tour boat on April 15 because he was being harassed by Ferrelle and other boaters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-27/country-singer-billy-curringt
Officer, suspect wounded in shootout that shut down Interstate 16

A police officer and a murder suspect were both wounded in a highway shootout after the wanted man stole a patrol car and led officers on a chase until he veered off the road and crashed, police said Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-03-07/officer-suspect-wounded-shootout-sh