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Woman shot, in ICU

By   /  September 18, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga – An Albany woman is in intensive care today after being shot last night at 100 Wescott Street.  Police say that 37 year old Taneka Porter was shot in her left side about 7:45 last night.

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APD takes shot at ‘Dark Knight’

By   /  September 13, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga. – An Albany police officer had the kind of encounter one would only think of as happening in the movies. The officer in question took a shot at Batman.

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Stolen gun leads to hysteria

By   /  September 12, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports It’s an unfortunate fact of life.  Things get stolen.  Police officers do their best, but it’s impossible to completely prevent.  However, a theft yesterday lead to wild rumors of an active shooter incident in Albany.

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Home invasion leaves three injured

By   /  September 10, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports A late night home invasion left three out of four people inside the home injured, one requiring treatment by EMS.  Reportedly, two men in all black wearing masks forced their way into a home at 1010 9th Street just before 1 am this morning.  Both men are reported to be armed.  They [...]

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Fight, arrest last night possibly linked to murder

By   /  September 5, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany police responded to Big Daddy’s around 3 am this morning due to a large brawl.  Few details are known at this time, but some at the scene report that the fight was the result of the recent murder of Dontavious Luke, a 24 year old gang leader killed after shots were [...]

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Officer responds to burglary, shots fired

By   /  September 4, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

Christopher Mathews, age 19, is charged with multiple crimes after he allegedly pointed a firearm at an Albany police officer

Tweet Staff Reports Shots were fired early this morning when an Albany police officer found 19 year old Christopher Mathews trying to break into a Northwest Albany business.

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Gang leader arrested for murder of rival. Is more coming?

By   /  August 29, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

Tweet Staff Reports A reported gang leader was arrested yesterday in Thomasville, Ga.  Danny Wilkerson is allegedly a high ranking member in the notorious Bloods street gang.  The victim in the shooting, 24 year old Dontavious Luke who was killed in an altercation this past weekend. Luke was reported to be a leader of the [...]

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One dead, others injured in shooting

By   /  August 26, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga.- Albany police were called to the Shackleford Shopping Center early this morning where one man was killed, four other people were injured – three to gunshot wounds and one to a high heel shoe hitting them in the head.  Police were initially called after a large fight broke out in [...]

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Is APD looking for a killer?

By   /  August 24, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga. – An east Albany trailer park was rocked Wednesday with the discovery 44 year old Judith Dianne “Daisy” Hernandez’s body.  The news media began to tell tales of Hernandez being murdered.  Dougherty County district attorney Greg Edwards told WALB, “The body was sent to the crime lab for examination, and [...]

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APD offers details around bomb scare

By   /  August 17, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

Capt. Benita Childs spoke with members of the media regarding details of a bomb threat against Carmike Cinema theaters throughout the nation.

Tweet Written by Tom Knighton Albany, Ga – Bomb scares aren’t anything new in Albany.  However, today the Good Life City reached a new level in bomb scares as the community was just one of many throughout the nation to fall victim to it.  Captain Benita Childs reports that Albany police received a notification of [...]

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