The City-Data crime index in Savannah has been improving for several years in a row. In 2011 the index was 315 vs. the National Index of 319. That will vary by neighborhood.
At least 3 hospitals serve Savannah - Memorial Health University Medical Center, Candler Hospital, and St. Josephs.
Savannah/Hilton Head Airport serves the region; Amtrak also has service here; Savannah is below average in walkability when compared to other communities
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|Man shot at Turtle Creek Apartments off White Bluff Road A man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday evening when he was shot at a southside apartment complex, Savannah-Chatham police said. Group raising money for family of college student murdered Monday A group is raising funds for the family of a Savannah college student who was fatally shot at a southside Savannah apartment complex Monday evening.Rebecca Foley, 21, was shot in her car outside her apartment at Colonial Village at Marsh Cove off White Bluff Road. 17-year-old dies after being shot several times in Savannah\'s Windsor Forest neighborhood A man died Tuesday evening after a shooting in the Windsor Forest neighborhood. Two sent to trial court on aggravated assault charges in fairgrounds shootings.A witness testified on Wednesday he saw two men exchange gunfire during a Nov. 3 shootout at the Coastal Empire Fairgrounds. UPDATE: Arrests made in 3-county police chase that ended in Savannah. Two convicted felons are in custody after leading authorities on a high speed chase, crashing into two vehicles, including a Savannah-Chatham police car, and then leading police on a foot chase through a Savannah college campus and neighborhood Sunday night. Woman charged after shooting gun during Forsyth Park fight. Savannah-Chatham Police charged a 19-year-old with reckless conduct after they say she fired a pistol in the air at Forsyth Park Monday afternoon. VIDEO: Two women ordered detained in Savannah sex-trafficking case. A federal judge on Tuesday ordered pre-trial detention for two women accused of scheming with 10 others in a multi-state prostitution ring busted last week. Savannah couple known for light displays, charity victims of theft. Tybee Island coyote shot, killed A Tybee public works crew discovered a dead coyote on Tuesday morning in the dunes at the 18th Street crossover. The animal had been shot.It\'s not known who killed the animal, said Police Chief Bob Bryson, or even when the coyote was shot, but police did receive a call at 2 a.m. about shots fired in..|
|Posted by csull12983 on January 24, 2013|
|Seems significantly higher than slightly above average in 2012-2013. Two homicides, shooting & wounding of another, firing of weapon into the air in Forsyth Park, prostitution ring bust, all within 24 hrs, Yes the historic district is beautiful, but check the demographics on wikipedia! From Savannahnow news website: UPDATE: Police identify woman fatally shot at Savannah apartment complex 3:27pm Tybee Island coyote shot, killed 11:01am Arrests made after shots fired into air at Forsyth Park UPDATE: Arrests made in 3-county police chase that ended in Savannah Woman charged after shooting gun during Forsyth Park fight 5:19pm|
|Posted by csull12983 on January 23, 2013|
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