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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Dad returned to SUV at lunchtime, warrant says

MARIETTA, Ga. - The investigation of a toddler's death in a hot SUV in Georgia hinges on a key question: Was the boy the victim of a horrific accident after his father simply forgot to take him to ...
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Execution set for Ga. man

ATLANTA - A death row inmate convicted of murder in the slaying of a store clerk who was scheduled to testify against his son is to be executed next month.
By Kate Brumback

Monday, June 23, 2014

Woman sues over alleged wrongful imprisonment

ATLANTA - A woman who says she was misidentified and wrongly imprisoned when police mistook her Social Security number for that of another woman filed a lawsuit.
By Kate Brumback

Friday, June 20, 2014

Museum looks at civil rights struggles

ATLANTA - A new museum about the history of civil rights opens Monday in Atlanta, the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was based.
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Man who raped, killed teen executed

JACKSON, Ga. - In the first lethal injection since a botched execution in Oklahoma nearly two months ago, a Georgia death row inmate was executed just before midnight Tuesday.
By Kate Brumback

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Georgia death row inmate set to die Tuesday

ATLANTA - A Georgia death row inmate convicted of raping and strangling a 15-year-old girl is scheduled to be executed Tuesday.
By Kate Brumback

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Ga. high court to consider plea withdrawal case

Georgia's high court will hear arguments in the case of a DeKalb County man who's trying to withdraw the guilty plea he entered in the murder of his son.
By Kate Brumback

Friday, May 30, 2014

Mother of child hurt in raid contests police story

ATLANTA - A woman whose toddler son was severely burned by a flash grenade during a drug raid early Wednesday says police should have known there were children in the house.
By Kate Brumback

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Schools ex-tech director to be sentenced

ATLANTA - After his relationship with the superintendent of Atlanta's school system soured, a former technology director for the district set up a kickback scheme to pad his pockets before he left ...
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Voters will go back to polls to determine state schools chief

ATLANTA - Republicans and Democrats will both be heading back to the polls in July to finish selecting their nominees for state superintendent of schools after Tuesday's voting was inconclusive.
By Kate Brumback

Monday, May 19, 2014

Law on execution drug upheld

ATLANTA - Georgia's law that keeps secret the source of its execution drug is constitutional, the state's highest court ruled Monday, though justices worried that could lead to botched executions.
By Kate Brumback

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Motive of shooter may remain unknown

A can containing 55 12-gauge shotgun shells was found inside the car driven by a man who shot six co-workers at a FedEx facility near Atlanta, according to a court document filed Thursday.
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Gunman had no issues with co-workers, father says

ACWORTH, Ga. - A gunman who wounded six colleagues in an Atlanta-area rampage didn't seem enthusiastic about his job loading boxes but never mentioned problems with co-workers or supervisors, his ...
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

6 shot, 3 critical at FedEx site

KENNESAW, Ga.  — A shooter described as being armed with an assault rifle and having bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside ...
By Kate Brumback

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Technician falsified mammogram reports

Rachael Rapraeger, the lead radiological technologist at Perry Hospital in Perry, was sentenced to serve six months in detention, 10 years on probation and pay a $12,500 fine.
By Kate Brumback

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Georgia faces gay marriage suit

ATLANTA - A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Suit challenging ban on gay marriage filed

ATLANTA - A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
By Kate Brumback

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Authorities looking for suspects in NC kidnapping

ATLANTA - A federal prosecutor said agents were still looking for more suspects in the abduction of a North Carolina prosecutor's father as a judge denied bond Tuesday for five people arrested ...
By Kate Brumback

Monday, April 7, 2014

Judge disqualifies MLK estate lawyer

ATLANTA - A judge has ruled that a lawyer for the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. cannot participate in a dispute over the ownership of King's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize.
By Kate Brumback

Friday, April 4, 2014

Former Georgia ethics chief wins retaliation lawsuit

Jurors awarded the former director of Georgia's ethics commission $700,000 on Friday, ruling in her favor in a lawsuit in which she said her salary was cut and a deputy was removed for ...
By Kate Brumback

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Sickness closes all McDuffie County schools

One day after closing an elementary because of excessive absences caused by an outbreak of influenza, strep infection and stomach viruses, the McDuffie County School System has decided to enact an ...
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