Emileigh Forrester, WALB News 10

Emileigh Forrester

WALB News 10

Albany, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Emileigh:

WALB Investigates: DOJ calls extreme staffing shortages a ‘persistent problem’ in Georgia prisons

As the U.S. Department of Justice investigates how inmates are treated in Georgia's state prisons, one of their major concerns is staffing shortages. → Read More

Georgia Supreme Court considers convicted mass murderer’s appeal

In 2013, a jury convicted Alexander Woods III of murdering Jaime and Katrina Resendez, their 3-year-old son, Katrina’s mom, and their housekeeper. → Read More

CDC refuses to lift no-sail order for cruise lines

The CDC is turning down a cruise industry request to lift its no-sail order, which was issued in March 2020. → Read More

Ga. Supreme Court to hear arguments in Ryan Duke case — again

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear arguments in Ryan Duke’s appeal on Tuesday. → Read More

Ga. Supreme Court to hear arguments in Ryan Duke case — again

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear arguments in Ryan Duke’s appeal on Tuesday. → Read More

Vanished: Missing boy’s sixth birthday passes with no answers in his disappearance

Instead of celebrating his sixth birthday, Detrez Green is still missing. → Read More

Vanished: GBI renews call for answers in disappearance of Ga. toddler

A toddler is still missing nearly four years after an EF 3 tornado hit Dougherty County. → Read More

15 years later: Friends recall disappearance of Tara Grinstead

Thursday marks 15 years since teacher and beauty queen Tara Grinstead disappeared in Irwin County. → Read More

Colo. man protects home from wildfire with garden hose

The Cameron Peak Fire in Colorado has burned for more than two months and is the largest in the state’s history. → Read More

Ben Hill Co. teachers, students test positive for COVID-19

More than a dozen Ben Hill County School District staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report provided to WALB through an Open Records Request. → Read More

Cuthbert man’s mom waits for answers after his death in ‘exchange of gunfire’ with police

The district attorney said he received an autopsy report he was waiting on in the case of a man killed during an exchange of gunfire with police. → Read More

Supplier, dealer pleds guilty in cocaine trafficking operation

Authorities found over six pounds of meth. They brought drugs from Texas to Georgia → Read More

Cuthbert police chief still on administrative leave after March officer-involved shooting

Investigators with the GBI said Koby Edwards, 18, died after an "exchange of gunfire" with Cuthbert Police Chief Kevin Flowers and another officer after a chase. → Read More

WALB Investigates, Part 1: Former nonprofit accused of defrauding families of children, adults with disabilities

Several families are looking for answers about service dogs they were supposed to get from a South Georgia non-profit. → Read More

Report: Albany nursing home fined $186K following unreported allegations of sexual abuse

WALB discovered shocking allegations coming out of an Albany nursing home that has dealt with abuse allegations in the past. → Read More

Meteor shower from Halley’s comet to peak Tuesday night

You may be able to see a meteor shower from Halley’s comet if you look up into the night sky this week. → Read More

Voter registration form arrives for Irwin Co. teen who died in 2002

His mom, an elected official, said she's concerned about something she believes could lead to voter fraud. → Read More

Reports: 40% of Georgia’s COVID-19 deaths were residents in long-term care facilities

"It's an awful statistic," said Kenneth Lowery, district epidemiologist for the South Health District. "We don't want deaths in any part of our community." → Read More

Valdosta girl bags record-book turkey

She’s got a pending No. 3 gobbler and took it with a .410 shotgun → Read More

Phoebe reports Monday, April 20 COVID-19 Numbers

Since Friday, Phoebe reports 224 negative test results and 70 positives, including five additional deaths of positive COVID-19 patients. → Read More