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With witnesses dead, Ga. murder suspect walks

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A man who admitted killing his girlfriend 18 years ago walked out of a Glynn County courtroom a free man Thursday because the deaths of several key witnesses.

02/04/11 - 6:41am

SC med school may expand to Greenville

COLUMBIA - University of South Carolina trustees are discussing plans to expand the medical school in Greenville.

02/04/11 - 6:20am

Ga. decapitation killer linked to others

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  - A drifter who killed a woman in Georgia is on trial for the similar decapitation slaying of a nurse in the Florida Panhandle.

02/04/11 - 10:21am

Gingrich: Be wary of Muslim Brotherhood

ATLANTA - Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich said the Obama administration was not taking the Muslim Brotherhood "seriously enough" in its response to the upheaval in Egypt.

02/04/11 - 1:33am

Report: Principal manipulated roster before test

DECATUR, Ga. - A DeKalb County elementary school principal said in a court document that she un-enrolled students before a key test date and then re-enrolled them in an effort to boost scores in 2010.

02/04/11 - 1:31am

Ga. AG releases outside counsel expenses

ATLANTA - The state's top attorney has made public the fees and expenses paid to outside counsel hired by the Georgia Department of Law to perform legal work for the state.

02/04/11 - 1:24am

FDA sued over execution drug shipments

A federal lawsuit filed against the Food and Drug Administration urges a judge to block imports of a key drug used in the nation's executions that has been in short supply since the sole U.S. maker decided to stop producing it.

02/04/11 - 1:22am

Ga. school districts get on statewide data system

ATLANTA - Nearly all of Georgia's 180 school districts have signed on to a statewide student information system that puts test, attendance and other statistics for each child at educators' finger tips.

02/04/11 - 1:15am

US court revives Colombia coal killings lawsuit

ATLANTA - A lawsuit claiming an Alabama coal company executive paid paramilitary forces to kill three Colombian union leaders was revived Thursday when an appeals court ruled the victims' children could sue in the U.S.

02/04/11 - 1:13am

'Fat cancers' also hitting developing nations

ATLANTA - "Fat cancers" usually associated with wealthy countries are becoming more common in the developing world, too, according to new reports.

02/04/11 - 1:08am
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