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Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Jan. 3, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty county

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 37 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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Albany police respond to incidents on New Year's Day

A shooting at a residence and a fight mark first day of 2014 in Albany

ALBANY — An early Wednesday morning report by residents brought a visit by the Albany Police Department to investigate a bullet fired throught their apartment door, officials say.

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KEVIN SPROUL: A hero's legacy deserves to be celebrated

SHERIFF'S COLUMN: Rights that exist only on paper are not rights

Heroes such as Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. persevered through great hardships in their pursuit of equality for all men. Each left a legacy.

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Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS Reports - Jan. 1, 2014

The are public safety reports for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 25 incidents from Monday into the early hours of Tuesday.

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Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS — Dec. 31, 2013

Public safety roundup for Saturday, Sunday and early Monday

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 17 incidents on Saturday, Sunday and into the early hours of Monday, available reports show.

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No injuries reported in south Albany aggravated assault

Two people report shots being fired into a home Sunday

No suspects have been apprehended in a case involving shots being fired into a home in Albany on Sunday evening, reports show.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Dec. 27, 2013

Chancy Adrian Davis is wanted for child support, attempting to elude law enforcement and multiple driving violations

Chancy Adrian Davis is also wanted in Cobb County for a charge of probation violation.

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Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Dec. 26, 2013

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

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

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Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS Reports - Dec. 25, 2013

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany police Department responded to at least 31 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports, show.

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Albany drivers to expect zero tolerance for drunk driving

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety issues a holiday warning to drivers.

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Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS — Dec. 24, 2013

Police and fire roundup for Albany-Dougherty County over the weekend and into Monday

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

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One man killed in East Albany shooting Sunday night

Albany registers its eighth homicide of 2013

Albany police are looking for four men in connection to a shooting on Sunday that left one man dead.

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Suspect in good condition following aggravated assault

Physical alteraction results in suspect getting shot

A 37-year-old man was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital after become involved in an alteraction with an assault victim, police say.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - Dec. 23, 2013

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Dec. 12-19, 2013.

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Shop with a Cop helps Albany kids for Christmas

Albany cops take youngsters on a shopping trip

The Albany Fraternal Order of Police holds Shop with a Cop for 2013 to help kids have a better Christmas.