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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 - 7:33am

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 - 7:30am

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 - 8:15pm

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 - 5:26pm

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 - 3:52pm

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 - 3:43pm

Report: Georgia foster care oversight lax

ATLANTA  - The state office that oversees Georgia's foster care system consistently excuses serious and repeated rule violations that jeopardize children's health and safety.

04/19/10 - 10:06pm

4 Atlanta policemen face questions

ATLANTA - An Atlanta City Council committee has voted to issue subpoenas against four police officers who refused to answer a citizen panel's questions about excessive force complaints. The panel voted this morning to issue the subpoenas so the Citizen Review Board can question the officer...

04/20/10 - 2:23pm

Ex-boyfriend questioned in triple SC shooting

COWPENS, S.C.  - The ex-boyfriend of a woman shot to death in her South Carolina home says authorities have questioned him in the case. Cass Smith told multiple media outlets Cherokee County deputies questioned him for several hours Saturday. Authorities say 41-year-old Suzanne Elizabeth B...

04/19/10 - 1:12pm

Ga. still has money in energy program

ATLANTA  - There is more than $5 million left in Georgia's energy efficient appliance rebate program. The state says more than $5.2 million in rebate funds remain for the program, which offers $25 to $199 rebates on Energy Star-related appliances. The program estimates that enough money remains...

04/19/10 - 12:46pm
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