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Macon man pleaded guilty to arson, sentenced to prison

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- A judge sentenced a Macon man to prison for setting fire to a duplex. According to a Bibb County District Attorney news release, 47-year-old Rodney Kevin...

Man convicted of armed robbery sentenced to 20-years in prison

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) - A 20-year-old Macon man will serve prison time after confessing to committing a string of robberies over a two-week span. A...

Convicted felon sentenced to 87 months in prison for firearm possession

A Milledgeville man will serve 87 months in prison for possession of a fire arm by a convicted felon. A judge handed down his sentencing Monday.

Woman faces 5-years in prison for stealing elderly woman’s purse in Wal-Mart parking lot

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) - A woman will face time in prison after taking an elderly woman's purse in a Wal-Mart parking lot. According to...

Macon man sentenced to prison in Flash Foods robbery

A Macon man will spend four years in prison after pleading guilty to robbery by sudden snatching during a hearing in Bibb County's Superior Court on Monday.

Georgia Prison helps increase inmates’ literacy with mobile library

JACKSON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A Georgia Department of Corrections worker implemented a new tool that's helping inmates gain knowledge, and increase their literacy. Inmate Terry...

Florida man who ran Georgia pill mill sentenced to prison

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - Federal prosecutors in coastal Georgia say a Florida man convicted of running a so-called pill mill has been sentenced to...

Justice Department to end private prison use

The Justice Department makes plans to end government use of private prisons.

2 Georgia prisons on lockdown because of violence

ATLANTA, Georgia - Corrections officials in Georgia say two prisons are on lockdown because of violent incidents, including one that left an inmate dead. Department...

Escaped inmate caught

ALBANY, Georgia (CNN) - Escaped Georgia inmate caught after more than 24 hours.

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Bibb deputies looking for man who robbed Macon dollar store Wednesday

Bibb County deputies are looking for the man they say robbed a dollar store Wednesday night.

More rain and slightly cooler temps move in for the week

Rain and storms once again popped up across Middle Georgia today bringing some gusty winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning. This is just the beginning...

Macon-Bibb officials say voting turnout was quick and easy

Macon-Bibb Board of Elections officials say the vote counting process for Tuesday's election was quick and easy.

Candidate Cliffard Whitby thanks supporters, family after loss to Lester Miller

Lester Miller's opponent, Cliffard Whitby, says he fought a good fight, but the votes didn’t add up.