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CDC worker missing in Haiti was there on three-week project

The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 31-year-old Diane Caves has not been heard from since the magnitude-7 earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday.

01/16/10 - 1:57pm

Newnan man, 51, killed in Stone Mountain gas station blast

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Police have identified a man killed by an underground explosion at an abandoned gas station in Stone Mountain. Police say 51-year-old Larry Dobbs of Newnan died at the scene. Officer Mekka Parish, a DeKalb County police spokeswoman, said the explosion happened just befor...

01/16/10 - 1:48pm

Convicted stalker being held in strangling of flight attendant

Waseem Daker, 32, had been a prime suspect for 14 years in the strangling death of Karmen Smith. Daker was previously sentenced to consecutive five-year prison terms for stalking a woman Smith rented from.

01/16/10 - 12:13pm

Officer shoots man wanted in December death of store owner

Deputies found 21-year-old Derek McKinnon shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, WALB-TV in Albany reported. Deputies say McKinnon ran to a house in Valdosta and held a woman at knifepoint.

01/16/10 - 11:56am

$250,000 lines of credit awarded to GOP's Oxendine and Deal

ATLANTA — Two leading Republican candidates for governor in Georgia have already turned to hefty bank lines of credit to help pump up their campaign war chests months before the primary in July.

01/16/10 - 11:48am

Hephzibah 16-year-old says three men attacked him, took $25

A 16-year-old Hephzibah teen told police he was beaten and robbed Friday evening, according to a Richmond County sheriff's report.

01/16/10 - 11:22am

Georgia woman winds up on someone else's Facebook page

The glitch — the result of a routing problem at the family's wireless carrier, AT&T — revealed a little known security flaw with far reaching implications for everyone on the Internet, not just Facebook users.

03/24/10 - 2:07pm

Ga. lawmaker seeks to raise dropout age from 16 to 17

Legislation to raise the age students are legally allowed to quit high school could reduce Georgia's dropout rate if teens who are forced to spend another year in classes come to see graduation as a possibility, the bill's sponsor contends. State Sen. Lester Jackson, D-Savannah, wants to i...

01/16/10 - 9:55am

Dooley says he's ready for Tennessee football challenge

Son of UGA coaching legend will have to salvage the recruiting class that Lane Kiffin left behind when he bolted for Southern California.

01/16/10 - 8:16am

MCG chairman to offer Haiti advice

MCG doctor to use Web this afternoon to offer advice for health-care professionals headed to Haiti.

01/16/10 - 10:37am

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