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Suspect vanished from cruiser, Ga. cops say

ALBANY, Ga. - Crisp County authorities are searching for a man they say escaped from a patrol car Monday. Kenneth Carter has eight outstanding warrants for fraud. Authorities started following Carter after he ran into a wooded area. Officers caught him, and that's when police say they figured out he...

05/19/10 - 5:48am

Suspect vanished from cruiser, Ga. cops say

ALBANY, Ga. - Crisp County authorities are searching for a man they say escaped from a patrol car Monday. Kenneth Carter has eight outstanding warrants for fraud. Authorities started following Carter after he ran into a wooded area. Officers caught him, and that's when police say they figured out he...

05/19/10 - 5:46am

Savannah riverwalk needs $3.8 million repair

SAVANNAH -- A 448-foot section of the riverwalk along the Savannah River Landing site has structural problems that will require a $3.8 million fix. It is the second structural issue with the riverwalk's bulkhead in less than two years, and this time, the Savannah design and engineering firm of Thoma...

05/19/10 - 5:42am

Missing boater's body found near Savannah

SAVANNAH -- The body of a 23-year-old boater who fell into the water Sunday at the Isle of Hope Marina was found floating near the docks Tuesday, according to Savannah-Chatham police. Crews from several agencies had been combing the area since 7 p.m. Sunday, when a man identified as Derrell Williams...

05/19/10 - 5:37am

Parents defend punishment for boy kept in closet

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. - Damita Devonna Peak pepper-sprayed her 12-year-old son in self-defense, she testified Tuesday in Oconee County Superior Court.

05/19/10 - 5:18am

IRS asking UGA questions

ATHENS, Ga. -- The IRS has asked University of Georgia officials for detailed financial records about income the university receives from activities not related to its main mission.

05/19/10 - 5:07am

Atlanta street closed after powder found

ATLANTA - Police diverted traffic along Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta Tuesday afternoon to investigate a suspicious package later determined to contain a nontoxic substance. Atlanta Fire and Rescue Department Capt. Jolyon (JOE-lee-on) Bundrige says the post office delivered an envelope c...

05/18/10 - 7:12pm

Mayor's prayer breakfast on Tuesday

The next Mayor's Prayer Breakfast planned by Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver will be 8 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2607 Lumpkin Road. Pastor Gregory Young, Matt Aitken will join the for a special time seeking the healing, restoration and blessing of the community, a...

05/18/10 - 5:20pm

Augusta community center faces budget ax

An Augusta community center faces the city budget ax this afternoon.

05/18/10 - 9:29pm

Students reminded to get driver info before school ends

The Georgia Department of Driver Services is reminding students to obtain proper forms before the end of the school year if they plan to get a driver's permit or license over the summer. A release sent out Tuesday by the department states that students must get a "DDS Certificate of Attendance Form"...

05/18/10 - 3:57pm
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