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Police: Man's sweet gas deal was fraud

A homeless man offered customers $20 worth of gas on his credit card in exchange for $10 cash outside a Broad Street gas station Thursday, a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report states.

12/16/10 - 10:38pm

Manicurist clips nail off non-paying customer

An unhappy customer walked out of a nail salon Wednesday, but not before the manicurist "took her work back" and clipped the nail off of a pinkie finger, a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report shows.

12/16/10 - 10:32pm

Mother: Slain Ga. soldier never violent

Army Spc. Alante L. Whiting, 22, of Westland, Mich., was fatally stabbed on the Georgia Army post Dec. 8 just hours after he returned from a tour in Iraq.

12/16/10 - 10:25pm

Evans man charged in fatal crash

An Evans man involved in a fatal wreck in Columbia County on Nov. 24 was charged today with first-degree vehicular homicide.

12/16/10 - 9:24pm

Ex-Atlanta cop sentenced to 12 years in prison

ATLANTA — A former Atlanta police officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison on corruption and drug charges.

12/16/10 - 6:05pm

Boy who brought gun to school suspended

A Terrace Manor Elementary fifth-grader was suspended after he brought a gun and ammunition to school last month, according to a Richmond County tribunal finding made public today.

12/16/10 - 5:23pm

New chair for Development Authority

The Development Authority of Richmond County selected new leadership at its meeting today, choosing Henry Ingram as its new chairman.

12/16/10 - 4:50pm

Feller remembered as patriotic, larger than life

VAN METER, Iowa — Bob Feller was a teenage pitching wonder, a World War II hero and an outspoken Hall of Famer for the Cleveland Indians.

12/16/10 - 4:09pm

Ga. customs agent charged with drug trafficking

ATLANTA — Prosecutors have charged a federal Customs and Border Protection agent and 13 others they say were involved in a large-scale drug trafficking scheme.

12/16/10 - 2:55pm

Blake Edwards dies at age 88

Blake Edwards, the director and writer known for clever dialogue, poignance and occasional belly-laugh sight gags in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "10" and the "Pink Panther" farces, is dead at age 88.

12/16/10 - 4:40pm
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