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SC woman sentenced to 5 years for scalding boy

DILLON, S.C.  - A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to scalding her 5-year-old stepson. WBTW-TV in Florence reported that 24-year-old Dartisha Henson of Latta had been charged with cruelty to children for the 2008 scalding of the boy in a...

04/21/10 - 7:21am

Georgia House to take up ethics reform

ATLANTA  - The House is set to take up long-promised ethics reform legislation. The ethics package from House Speaker David Ralston is on the calendar for a vote today, with the clock ticking down on the session's end. House Republicans made ethics a top priority after a scandal last year invol...

04/21/10 - 7:19am

Ex-candidate convicted of murder seeks tips

ATLANTA   - The family of a former candidate for California governor who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1996 slaying of an Atlanta businessman is launching a billboard campaign seeking new evidence in his case. Scott Davis was convicted of murder in December 2006 in the death of D...

04/21/10 - 7:16am

Athens, Ga. convenience store owners arrested

  ATHENS, Ga. - Police in Athens say they have arrested the owners of the two convenience stores that were raided last month during an investigation of illegal gambling. Jail records show that 34-year-old Anubincy Joseph, 36-year-old Emmanuel Joseph, 45-year-old Tomy Kurian and 45-year-old...

04/21/10 - 7:14am

Tourists beware: Jekyll Island to be without gas station through summer

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga.  - A new service station for Jekyll Island State Park is coming a little later than planned and won't open until the end of summer. In December the state found some fuel contamination in soil samples near the old station's tanks and ordered it removed. It took several we...

04/21/10 - 6:19am

Saving money on sex offender notices

ATLANTA - It takes an act of the Georgia legislature, but taxpayers will save $7,600 in postage alone by having one state agency send another agency the link to its website. Tuesday, the Senate voted unanimously in favor of House Bill 651 that replaces three words in state law with four. The law req...

04/21/10 - 6:12am

Suspect charged in Athens slaying

ATHENS, Ga. -- Police have charged a man with fatally shooting his sister and wounding other family members.


04/21/10 - 7:49pm

UGA athletic grad rate still lags

ATHENS, Ga. -- Graduation rates for University of Georgia athletes still lag well behind other UGA students, according to a draft report for the NCAA.


04/21/10 - 5:38am

Falcons to open 2010 season at Pittsburgh

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are opening the 2010 season at Pittsburgh.

04/20/10 - 7:42pm

1 dead, 2 injured in Athens home shooting

Athens-Clarke and Oconee County authorities have called off the search for a man suspected of shooting three people - killing one of them - at a house in Southeast Clarke County.

04/20/10 - 6:33pm
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