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Former psychiatrist sentenced

Former psychiatrist sentenced

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A former Savannah psychiatrist now faces up to 30 months in federal prison. William George Ellien, 57, was sentenced Thursday following his guilty

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Person of interest sought after Springfield shooting

Person of interest sought after Springfield shooting

SPRINGFIELD, GA (WTOC) - An investigation is underway after an overnight shooting in Effingham County, and now deputies are looking to question a person of interest.  It happened

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14 restaurants offer Charles Ramsey free burgers for life

14 restaurants offer Charles Ramsey free burgers for life

(RNN) - At least a dozen restaurants in the Cleveland area have pledged to give the man who rescued three Ohio women from captivity free

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May 23: Picture the Weather with Dave

May 23: Picture the Weather with Dave

APPLING CO., GA (WTOC) - Check out a slideshow of 'Picture the Weather with Dave' photos that aired May 23 on The News at Daybreak. Thursday's photos

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Ronald McDonald House reopening delayed

Ronald McDonald House reopening delayed

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Ronald McDonald House will be reopening later than expected. The facility closed on April 11 due to mold. They were hopeful that

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Vote on gay Scouts comes at emotional moment

Vote on gay Scouts comes at emotional moment

By DAVID CRARY and NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly

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Authorities investigate fatal ATV crash in Midway

Authorities investigate fatal ATV crash in Midway

MIDWAY, GA (WTOC) - Midway police and the Georgia State Patrol are investigating a fatal ATV crash in Liberty County.  Officials say shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday

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Obama to address drones, Gitmo in security speech

Obama to address drones, Gitmo in security speech

By LARA JAKES and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is set to at least partially lift the veil of secrecy surrounding

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Metro Savannah's unemployment rate continues to drop

Metro Savannah's unemployment rate continues to drop

ATLANTA (WTOC) - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that metro Savannah's unemployment rate declined to 7.1 percent in April, down three-tenths of a percentage

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated PressYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OBAMA TO REMAKE COUNTERTERRORISM POLICY The

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Fire damages attic of E 59th Street home

Fire damages attic of E 59th Street home

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A fire broke out at a home late Wednesday night in Savannah.   It happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on E 59th

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Fight leads to shooting overnight in Effingham County

Fight leads to shooting overnight in Effingham County

SPRINGFIELD, GA (WTOC) - An investigation is underway after an overnight shooting in Effingham County.  It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday at the Quail Run Mobile

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Stricken Japan nuke plant struggles to keep staff

Stricken Japan nuke plant struggles to keep staff

By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) - Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly

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Nearly all US states see hefty drop in teen births

Nearly all US states see hefty drop in teen births

By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically

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Urban renewal? Big US cities showing strong growth

Urban renewal? Big US cities showing strong growth

By HOPE YENAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Urban renewal? New census estimates show that most of the nation's largest cities further enhanced their allure last year,

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Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

Japanese climber, 80, becomes oldest atop Everest

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAAssociated Press KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest -

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Folks Pack the Park for Team Cooper

Folks Pack the Park for Team Cooper

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Folks packed historic Grayson Stadium Wednesday night. The Savannah Sand Gnats team and fans are supporting Team Cooper. The one and a

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Students graduate from Savannah Youth Council program

Students graduate from Savannah Youth Council program

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Members of the Savannah Youth Council graduated Wednesday. They are middle school student who have completed the city sponsored program that teaches

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Joplin survivor helps victims of Oklahoma tornado

Joplin survivor helps victims of Oklahoma tornado

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Wednesday was an emotional day for Joplin survivors across the country. For Rachel Mitchell and her family, who now live in

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