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Recent articles by Raisa:

One police shooting per month in Chatham County in 2022, so far

Since January, Chatham County saw 6 officer-involved shootings, five within Savannah's sector. Where is the Georgia Bureau of Investigation with this? → Read More

Savannah police: Two teens injured in second shooting in a week at City Market

Savannah police are investigating a shooting at City Market that left two teens injured. It is the second shooting there in a week. → Read More

Man shot, killed in fifth police shooting in Savannah this year

Savannah has had five police shootings in 2022. There have been six in Chatham County overall. → Read More

EXPLAINER: How does Chatham County Recorder's Court operate?

Recorder's Court is a municipal court that handles largely traffic and code violations matters. → Read More

Savannah man's family raises questions about investigation into deadly police shooting

A Georgia man's family voiced frustration about the investigation into his death after the Chatham County DA announced the shooting was "justifiable." → Read More

Who was Georgia’s first Black sheriff? A look at Liberty County's William Bowman and more

Since 1984, 28 Black sheriffs have been elected in Georgia. Here's a look at Liberty County Sheriff William Bowman and those who came before him. → Read More

Stacey Abrams is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. How that's impacting her campaign

During a recent visit to Savannah, Stacey Abrams took the time to connect with voters. → Read More

Federal sentencing set in hate crimes trial for man convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery

Gregory McMichael will be sentenced in August for hate crimes charges in relation to Arbery's murder. His son Travis McMichael and neighbor William Bryan → Read More

How to find the best parking spot in time for Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade

The key to finding parking before the St. Patrick's Day parade is waking up in the wee hours in Savannah. → Read More

Jurors take only 4 hours to convict Ahmaud Arbery's killers of federal hate crime charges

Ahmaud Arbery's killers were found guilty in a federal hate crimes trial that centered race as the motivation for Arbery's murder. → Read More

Jurors take only 4 hours to convict Ahmaud Arbery's killers of federal hate crime charges

Ahmaud Arbery's killers were found guilty in a federal hate crimes trial that centered race as the motivation for Arbery's murder. → Read More

How do you prove hate in the Ahmaud Arbery case? The answer is more complicated than you think

Ahmaud Arbery's killer pleaded guilty to a hate crime. But proving hate is far more difficult without direct evidence. → Read More

Bloomingdale judge announces run for open seat on Chatham County recorder’s court

Bloomingdale, Georgia municipal judge Richard Sanders announced his candidacy for Chatham County Recorder’s Court Judge. → Read More

Three men convicted of Ahmaud Arbery murder to be sentenced Friday

The three men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery as he jogged through a Brunswick neighborhood nearly two years ago will be sentenced Friday. → Read More

Ahmaud Arbery verdict is in but case is not over yet. Here's what is next on hate crime charges

Here's what's next for Gregory and Travis McMichael and William Roddie Bryan after they were found guilty of murder in the Ahmaud Arbery case. → Read More

Ahmaud Arbery trial: Are Black Lives Matter and the Black Panthers in Brunswick, Georgia?

Attorney Kevin Gough claimed that protesters with Black Lives Matter and the Black Panthers had weapons outside the Ahmaud Arbery trial on Monday. → Read More

With few leads, Savannah police plea for help finding suspects in teen's killing

A Savannah teenager was killed late Tuesday evening, and police are asking for help in the case. → Read More

Effingham County courthouse closed for a week after several test positive for COVID-19

The Effingham County courthouse is closed this week after several people inside the building contracted COVID-19. → Read More

Census: Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties grow up, out and more diverse

Chatham County saw a population increase of 11 percent in the past decade, while Effingham and Bryan counties grew by 24% and 48% respetcively. → Read More

Amid calls for transparency, protest planned for Savannah man killed in police shooting

The family of a Savannah man killed by police is planning a protest to call for transparency in his death. → Read More