The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a fatal dogfight at a middle Georgia animal shelter has grown to $13,000. The Humane Society of the United States announced Tuesday that it would offer $5,000 for information leading to the person who broke into the shelter last week.
Savannah-Chatham County police are still looking for the gunman who opened fire late Saturday at the crowded Coastal Empire Fair. Seven people were shot, most of them teens between the ages of 14 and 19, but no one was killed.
Georgia Transmission Corp., which supplies power to most of the state’s electric membership cooperatives, has seen nearly twice as many copper thefts this year as it did in 2010. Recently it paid its first $3,000 reward to a Soperton couple who provided information that led to the conviction of some copper thieves.