Glynn County Police Chief, officers reprimanded after body cavity search of shoplifting suspect
Several Glynn County Police Department employees have been disciplined in connection to a body cavity search for drugs on a shoplifting suspect in February. The public safety director said they did not follow protocol.
Brunswick officials to meet with Pinova plant representatives following massive fire
After a massive fire at the Pinova chemical plant that burned for hours Saturday, Brunswick officials said they plan to meet with representatives from the company to talk about what comes next -- and about future inspections.
Glynn County officials conducting inspection of Pinova plant following massive fire, cause still unclear
Brunswick City Fire crews are working with the Georgia Fire Marshall to begin an inspection of the Pinova plant fire that sparked early Saturday morning then reignited a few hours after officials said the initial fire was contained, according to Glynn County officials.
Fire at Glynn County Pinova plant now out, officials lift shelter in place and evacuation orders
Brunswick City and Glynn County fire departments are still fighting to contain a reignited massive fire that broke out Saturday morning at the Pinova Plant, which is a plastic resin manufacturing company, located on Cook Street in Brunswick.
Locals join together to fight for justice for Georgia teen put in ICU after house party incident
Friends, family and the Glynn County community showed enormous support in Brunswick Saturday for the 19-year-old who was in intensive care because of an incident at a house party on St. Simons Island on March 21.
Glynn County police say search warrant served at site of house party that sent 19-year-old to ICU
As the Glynn County Police Department (GCPD) continues to investigate an incident at a house party on St. Simons Island last week that left a young man in the hospital, investigators have conducted a search warrant at a home they believe to be the location of the party.
Glynn County police say investigation into house party incident that left 19-year-old in ICU continues; no charges yet
The Glynn County Police Department (GCPD) said the investigation into an incident at a house party on St. Simons Island last week that left a teenager in the hospital is continuing but it’s unclear if anyone will face charges.
Footage captures dramatic pursuit that left Glynn County deputies injured, ended with sheriff performing PIT maneuver
Dash camera video obtained Tuesday by News4JAX sheds light on a high-speed pursuit in Glynn County that resulted in three deputies being injured and ended with the sheriff using a PIT maneuver.
Operation Ghost Busted: 76 indicted in Southeast Georgia drug trafficking investigation
A newly-unsealed indictment names 76 people as part of a plan to move large amounts of drugs into Southeast Georgia, and much of the conspiracy operated from inside Georgia state prisons, the U.S. Department of Justice for the Southern District of Georgia announced Wednesday.
What Glynn County voters will see on the November ballot
The much-covered governor, U.S. Senate and secretary of state races are on the November ballot in Georgia, along with other statewide and congressional offices you can learn about here. Glynn County voters settled many local and state legislature races in the primary or the lawmaker was unopposed. Although they are already considered elected, their names will appear on the ballot in the districts they represent.
‘Page wanted people to feel valued”: Family, friends remember the life of prominent ‘Super Lawyer’ laid to rest Saturday
Family and friends laid to rest Saturday the prominent Georgia attorney who drowned Sunday afternoon while trying to save his teenage son from strong rip currents in St. Simons Island.
Seafaring businesses file federal lawsuit against Golden Ray owner, salvage company
Fishers, crabbers and other seafaring businesses, including airboat tour guides, have filed suit in federal court against the owner of the Golden Ray and the salvage company that dismantled the ship, claiming the environmental damage from the capsizing and salvage has wrecked their livelihoods.
Brunswick woman sentenced to federal prison in prescription drug trafficking conspiracy
A 49-year-old Glynn County woman was sentenced to just over three years in federal prison after she admitted to her role in a conspiracy to use false prescriptions to obtain thousands of pills, including opioids, to distribute on the street.
Brunswick honors Ahmaud Arbery day after end of hate crimes case
A crowd of dozens chanted on a sweltering street corner Tuesday as Ahmaud Arbery’s hometown unveiled new street signs honoring the young Black man who was fatally shot after being chased by three white men in a nearby neighborhood — a crime local officials vowed to never forget.
Murder conviction overturned in Georgia hot car death case
Georgia’s highest court on Wednesday overturned the murder and child cruelty convictions against a man whose toddler son died after he left him in a hot car for hours, saying the jury saw evidence that was “extremely and unfairly prejudicial.”
Feral cat with rabies prompts warning for Glynn County
A feral cat on the south end of St. Simons Island tested positive for rabies after acting aggressively toward a family dog on Tuesday, according to the Glynn County Health Department. The dog is up to date on rabies vaccinations and was taken to a local veterinarian for treatment.
Camden County man indicted on felony murder in death of cousin during drug raid
A Camden County man who fired at deputies who were serving a search warrant before dawn at his home in May 2021 has been indicted on a felony murder charge because a woman was shot and killed during his exchange of gunfire with deputies, prosecutors announced Friday.
Deputies involved in death of Georgia mother during raid won’t be charged, DA says
Glynn County District Attorney Keith Higgins announced Wednesday that law enforcement officers involved in an incident that resulted in the death of Latoya James during a drug raid last year will not be charged with a crime.
Former pastor Ken Adkins demanding new trial, claims prosecutorial misconduct on part of Jackie Johnson
Former church leader Ken Adkins, who was convicted at a trial in 2017 of child molestation and sentenced to 35 years in prison, plus life on probation, is demanding a Georgia court give him a new trial on his child molestation charges.
Glynn County files federal lawsuit against Golden Ray owner, salvage company
Glynn County has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the owner of the Golden Ray, the company involved in the salvage of the capsized ship and others, claiming significant damage to the coastal environment and to the county’s economy.
Prosecutor: Ahmaud Arbery’s killers known to use racist slurs
The three white men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery had histories of making racist comments or using slurs in text messages that stunned their friends and colleagues, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday as the trio stood trial on hate crime charges in the 25-year-old Black man’s death.
Judge in Ahmaud Arbery death federal trial to seat jury Monday
The federal judge presiding over the hate crimes trial of three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery said she will seat a jury Monday after a week spent asking potential jurors what they already know about the Black man’s death as well as their views on racism in America.
In Ahmaud Arbery death case, possible jurors question hate crimes
Several potential jurors in the hate crimes trial of three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery said in court Tuesday that they believe problems with racism in America are exaggerated and questioned whether there should be special charges or punishments for crimes motivated by race.
Glynn County Police offer $5K reward, ask for photos, video related to 18-year-old’s murder
The Glynn County Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of 18-year-old Amondrick Tijuane Roberts.
‘I see his execution in my mind over and over’: Family shares grief as Arbery’s killers sentenced to life
Before a judge determines Friday whether the three men convicted in the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery will be given the possibility of parole for their mandatory life sentences, Arbery’s family shared with the court how his murder has impacted their lives.