Suspect in Albany State band shooting gets jail time

ALBANY — The man suspected of shooting at several Albany State University band members was sentenced to prison, according to the Albany Police Department. On Nov. 13, 2020, Markeise Dennis allegedly shot at several ASU Band fraternity members. The band members were

This city has the most extreme poverty in Georgia

There are an estimated 39.5 million Americans living below the poverty line, which, in the lower 48 states, is an annual income threshold of $12,880 for an individual and $26,500 for a family of four (Alaska and Hawaii have a slightly higher

Police search for man accused of shooting girlfriend in front of a child

ALBANY — The Albany Police Department’s Criminal Investigative Bureau is looking for 22-year-old Montravious Clark. He is wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on West Mercer Avenue at about 2:13 a.m. today. According to the Albany Police Department, Clark allegedly

17-year-old Georgia boy charged with homicide by vehicle

ALBANY — A 17-year-old boy was booked into the Dougherty County Jail around 2 a.m. this morning and was charged with Homicide by Vehicle 1st Degree, Reckless Driving, and Racing. Police identified the 17-year-old as the driver of the second vehicle involved

Dougherty County reinstates mask mandate

Dougherty County officials announced Thursday that the county will again be requiring masks in all county buildings and facilities. The move comes as the delta variant of COVID-19 is causing a new coronavirus surge — primarily among the unvaccinated population. Dougherty County

17-year-old charged with murder of 19-year-old in Albany

The Albany Police Department has arrested 17-year old Ryheam Thompson on several charges including murder and aggravated assault. Police responded to the 100-block of Marie Road and located Thompson who was wanted on several charges including Murder, Gang Participation, Aggravated Assault and

GBI: Albany police kill suspect who fired shots at officers

Albany Police shot and killed a suspect in a shooting case who police say returned to the crime scene and fired at officers. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 12:11 a.m., Friday Albany police officers

Albany police search for suspect in April shooting

ALBANY — Police in Albany are searching for a man suspected of firing several shots and injuring one person during an apartment shooting on April 23. The shooting happened at an apartment complex on the 2400 block of Dawson Road. The Albany