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Athens bandit ODs in Jacuzzi after drugstore holdup

ATHENS, Ga. -- A 41-year-old Athens man apparently overdosed and drowned in a Jacuzzi on Monday within two hours after he robbed a Westside pharmacy and stole powerful painkillers, Athens-Clarke police said.

01/12/11 - 6:57am

Ky. police searching for suspect in woman's death

Kentucky State Police are trying to locate a man wanted for murder in the death of a central Kentucky woman.

01/12/11 - 12:24am

FDA helps states get execution drug

The Food and Drug Administration, which has long maintained that it has nothing to do with drugs used in executions, has quietly helped Arizona and California obtain a scarce type of anesthetic so the states could continue putting inmates to death.

01/12/11 - 12:20am

Ga. schools to remain closed for 3rd straight day

Many school districts across the state will remain closed for a third straight day Wednesday as roads are expected to refreeze after thawing a bit.

01/11/11 - 11:59pm

Winter storm that shut down the South turns north

The snow-and-ice storm that has shut down much of the South slowly rolled toward the Northeast on Tuesday, revealing a regional culture clash along the way.

01/11/11 - 11:55pm

Farm lobbying group cautions states on immigration

States that crack down on illegal immigrants should also help farmers who need seasonal labor, the nation's largest farm lobbying group said Tuesday.

01/11/11 - 11:33pm

Incoming SC governor faces budget mess

Nikki Haley may downplay how much she'll step into history Wednesday as the state's first woman governor.

01/11/11 - 11:00pm

SC legislative session gets ice-delayed start

South Carolina legislators sometimes brag about their power to frustrate governors and set the timetable of lawmaking. But they met their match Tuesday with Old Man Winter, failing to muster a quorum in the Senate.

01/11/11 - 10:50pm

What's open, closed Wednesday

The following organizations have announced their plans for Wednesday:

01/11/11 - 8:59pm

Deal praises state snow storm effort

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal praised Georgians for staying off the roads during the dangerous icy conditions and hoped for more sunny days in Georgia.

01/11/11 - 6:28pm
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