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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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United Way looking for volunteers for virtual Read for the Record event

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - United Way of Central Georgia is in need of volunteers for the annual Read for the Record event on October...

PHOTOS: Macon-Bibb fire departments take part in ‘Light the Night’

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb County took time to "light the night" in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. The National Fire Firefighters...

1 dead after single-vehicle accident on Mercer University Drive

One person is dead following a single-vehicle crash on Mercer University Drive Monday.

Deputies investigating Third Avenue shooting in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- The Bibb County Sheriff's deputies are looking for the man who shot a teen and then drove away.  Deputies responded to...