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Georgia joins probe of home foreclosures

ATLANTA - Georgia is joining 49 other states in an investigation into allegations that mortgage companies mishandled documents and broke laws in foreclosing on hundreds of thousands of homeowners.

10/14/10 - 11:43am

Funeral bystanders should not line road, officials say

 Bystanders wanting to pay respects to Staff Sgt Willie J. Harley, Jr. and family should be mindful of location and safety today, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Officers are requesting that those looking to show their support should not line Banks Mill Road, where services...

10/14/10 - 10:17am

Dunkin' Donuts to open second Aiken location

 Dunkin' Donuts will open a second store Aiken, along with a Baskin-Robbins, by next year, according to local franchise owner Charlie Hartz. The new facility will be located beside Five Guys Burgers and Fries on Whiskey Road. Five Guys opened its doors on Monday. Hartz threw his name in the hat...

10/14/10 - 9:58am

Man stripped, beaten by three robbers

A shot was fired and one man beaten during a robbery Wednesday outside an apartment building on the 400 block of East Boundary Avenue.

10/14/10 - 10:33am

Tyler Perry show canceled for next week

Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family, scheduled to be performed Oct. 20 at the James Brown Arena, has been cancelled. According to a statement released by the show's management, Perry is physically exhausted and is unable to continue the tour. Remaining tour shows after Oct. 17 have been cancelled...

10/13/10 - 6:59pm

Lakeside athlete's cause of death still unknown

The state crime lab in Atlanta failed to determine today what killed a Lakeside High School basketball star. "There were no obvious signs for the cause of death on (Vergil King) during the autopsy," Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten said in an e-mail sent this afternoon. Tuten added that "the cau...

10/13/10 - 6:53pm

Ga. postal worker convicted of mail theft

ALBANY, Ga.  - A 60-year-old U.S. Postal Service worker in Georgia has been found guilty of mail theft.

10/13/10 - 6:48pm

Lawsuit: Mentally ill US citizen wrongly deported

ATLANTA - A mentally disabled U.S. citizen who spoke no Spanish was deported to Mexico with little but a prison jumpsuit after immigration agents manipulated him into signing documents, a suit claims.

10/13/10 - 6:01pm

MCG asks high court to bill soldier

ATLANTA -- A Fort Gordon soldier injured in an auto accident is fighting in the Georgia Supreme Court to keep the MCG Health Inc. from taking one-third of the money he got from the other driver's insurance company.

10/13/10 - 5:31pm

AP Investigation: Candidate Nathan Deal lobbied state on landfill

ATLANTA - While in Congress, Republican Nathan Deal lobbied Georgia's attorney general and top environmental officials to approve a landfill that he and his business partner wanted next to their Gainesville auto salvage yard.

10/13/10 - 6:07pm
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