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Delta reports $256 million first-quarter loss

ATLANTA - Heavy winter storms hurt Delta Air Lines' results as the world's largest carrier says it lost $256 million in the first quarter. The red ink was still far less than a year earlier, thanks to rising demand for air travel, and the company predicts a profit for the current quarter. The loss f...

04/20/10 - 7:05am

Delta reports $256 million first-quarter loss

ATLANTA - Heavy winter storms hurt Delta Air Lines' results as the world's largest carrier says it lost $256 million in the first quarter. The red ink was still far less than a year earlier, thanks to rising demand for air travel, and the company predicts a profit for the current quarter. The loss f...

04/20/10 - 7:05am

Miss. teen dies at Augusta burn center

A Mississippi teen has died  at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta for injuries he suffered in a bonfire accident. Dyland Kornegay, 19, passed away at the center April 11, according to a report in The Rankin Ledger newspaper. The teen was from Brandon, Miss., which is...

04/20/10 - 6:53am

Thomson check fraud linked to other crimes

 THOMSON, Ga. -- Several suspects, including one arrested in Thomson last week, are believed connected to a criminal ring that has ripped-off area banks of several thousand dollars in a phony check scam, local authorities say. The man taken into custody by local authorities was identified ...

04/20/10 - 6:43am

SC adult sisters killed

SALEM, S.C. - A South Carolina coroner says two sisters have been found dead and a man was wounded in a series of shootings. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said a 62-year-old woman and her 66-year-old sister were found as deputies investigated reports of gunshots Monday evening. The names of ...

04/20/10 - 6:33am

Ga. Senate to take up budget today

ATLANTA - The Georgia budget is set to jump through the next hurdle in the state Legislature. The state Senate Appropriations Committee is expected to approve the spending blueprint at a hearing today. The state's budget woes have sent this year's legislative session into overtime as lawmakers ...

04/20/10 - 6:30am

Norwood to seek Fulton commission seat

Augusta native Mary Norwood, who narrowly lost the Atlanta mayor's race last year, says she will seek the chairmanship of the Fulton County Commission.

04/19/10 - 7:15pm

Court orders hearing for juror gifts

ATLANTA -- A 1993 murder case in which jurors sent lewd gag gifts to the judge and other court employees triggered a new hearing in response to an order today from the 11th U.S. Court of Appeals.The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in January that the Atlanta-based Court of Appeals needed to take anothe...

04/19/10 - 4:26pm

Former SC governor backs Sheheen

COLUMBIA - Former South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges has endorsed state Sen. Vincent Sheheen in his bid for governor. Hodges was the last Democrat to win the governor's office. He said he believes Sheheen is the best candidate to lead Democrats to victory in November. Hodges was a state House membe...

04/19/10 - 2:52pm

Ex-school official sentenced on sex charges

Stephen Eubanks, 69, a former Aiken County school administrator will spend the rest of his life in prison.

 

04/19/10 - 2:43pm
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