Three former officials with the defunct Peanut Corporation of America are to be tried in U.S. District Court in Albany
Nine people were killed and hundreds of others sickened in the 2009 samonella outbreak that was traced to the PCA peanut plant in Blakely.
Two teens are accused of entering autos in West Albany
Tipsters tell police that two people riding bicycles had been trying to open car door handles in the West Third Avenue and Relswood Terrace area.
The victim of Albany hit and run is listed in fair condition
Albany police are searching for the driver of a pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run incident Monday night.
Public safety roundup for Albany-Dougherty County for Saturday, Sunday and Monday
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 49 incidents on Saturday, Sunday and early Monday, available reports show.
Two vehicles struck at El Rancho on Dawson Road Sunday
The gunman in a shooting incident on Sunday afternoon is described by police as a 6-foot-3 black male with “22” tattooed on the upper portion of his right arm. He was wearing a white tank top and dark gym shorts, authorities say.
Three former officials with defunct Peanut Corporation of America face multiple federal charges
Nine people died in the salmonella outbreak that was traced to the now closed Blakely peanut plan five years ago.
Team USA runner, former UGA star killed when semi hits his disabled vehicle on I-75
Officials with Georgia State Patrol Post 30 in Cordele said that Team USA runner Torrin Lawrence, 25, was killed early Monday on I-75 after experiencing car trouble.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail July 17-23, 2014.
Residents say drivers uses neighborhood roads as cut-throughs
Residents in a northwest Albany neighborhood are asking city government and police officials to curtail speeding on roads used to avoid heavy traffic.
Emergency Management Agency officials have one duty: to protect the public
Dougherty County Emergency Management Deputy Director Jim Vaught discusses disaster management processes and procedures, plans that are critical in mitigating disaster.
None of the injuries were considered to be life-threatening
Seven teens wounded in early-morning shooting at party in Sylvester
Lee County authorities say restaurant was robbed by a lone black male early Friday morning
Lee County Waffle House is held up
The change in the ISO rating of the fire district takes effect Oct. 1
Baconton Fire Chief David Forrester says residents and business owners in the North Mitchell County fire district that includes Baconton should contact their insurance carriers about lower costs once the Class 3 ISO rating goes into effect this fall.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail June 26 - July 2, 2014.
Dontea Parker, 22, has been reported missing
Foul play is not suspected in the disappearance of 22-year-old Dontea Parker, of Albany, police say.
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