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Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports -- Oct. 30, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 22 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Albany firefighters learn to identify hazardous materials

Albany responders use chemistry to identify unknown hazards

Albany firefighters and their counterparts are instructed on how to identify hazardous materials.

Halloween safety promoted in Albany

Caution urged for Halloween night

Halloween is a time for special caution.

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Lee County receives improved fire rating from ISO

Improvement may not be enough to lower insurance premiums

If the rating had gone from a 6 to a 4, Rabun said it would have been almost a certainly that owners of residential and business property in the county would have reaped lower insurance bills.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 29, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 33 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

Driver killed in Baker County accident

One killed, another injured on Milford Road in Baker County

An early morning accident in Baker County claims the life of one and injures another. Troopers say fog may have been a contributing factor.

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Dougherty County Commission passes anti-pipeline resolution

County board will send newly passed resolution to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The Dougherty County Commission passes a formal resolution opposing the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline coming through the county.

Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 28, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County over the weekend

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 39 incidents Saturday, Sunday and the early hours of Monday, available reports show.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Oct. 25, 2014

James Tyrone Parker is wanted for escape

James Tyrone Parker is wanted by Dougherty County authorities on an escape charge.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 25, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 24 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 23, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Public health chief to lead Georgia's Ebola team

Team to formulate recommendations to minimize impact of Ebola in state

The Deal response team will assess current health and emergency management procedures and formulate recommendations to minimize the potential impact of Ebola in Georgia.

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APD Chief: Albany crime at 10-year low

Proctor offers encouraging crime report during Albany City Commission meeting

The chief of the Albany Police Department says crime in the city is at a 10-year low.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Oct. 22, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 27 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.

Albany and Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports -- Oct. 20, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 22 incidents between late Friday, Saturday, Sunday and the early hours of Monday, available reports show.

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