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Teen pleads guilty to shooting woman, beating baby

ATLANTA — A Georgia man who is already serving life in prison for murdering a convenience store clerk was sentenced to 75 more years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a young mother and beating her 1-year-old baby.

11/04/10 - 3:58pm

Raccoons attack Georgia baby in her crib

COVINGTON, Ga. — A 9-month-old baby is in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital after she was attacked by two raccoons while sleeping in her crib in the same room as her mother.

11/04/10 - 2:34pm

Laney principal to become interim district administrator

Tonethia Beasley, the principal of Laney High School, will move into the Richmond County School System's administration, Superintendent Dr. Frank Roberson announced today.

11/04/10 - 5:01pm

Man arrested after tag office employees threatened

A Harlem man was arrested Wednesday  after police say he threatened Columbia County Tag Office employees.

11/04/10 - 2:32pm

Ga. Senate Democratic leader drafts Mike Thurmond to head party

ATLANTA -- Mike Thurmond, the loser in Tuesday’s race for U.S. Senate, should be the next chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia, state Senate Minority Leader Robert Brown said Thursday.

11/04/10 - 1:11pm

Wednesday death now 34th homicide

Richmond County investigators now believe a Wednesday morning suspicious death was a homicide.

11/04/10 - 3:16pm

Aiken deputies seek holdup suspects

AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify two individuals responsible for the armed robbery of the Sand Hill grocery store.

11/04/10 - 12:00pm

Cool temperatures headed our way

Cool air is currently pushing through the area leaving temperatures around 15 degrees below normal for this time of year, but it’s not quite time to pull out the jackets permanently yet.

11/04/10 - 3:13pm

2 convicted in drug-smuggling at Georgia port

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Two stowaways in the country illegally were convicted Wednesday in federal court for their failed attempt to smuggle cocaine and heroin valued at a half-million dollars into the Georgia Ports Authority.

11/04/10 - 10:36am

Hephzibah woman sentenced in case that paralyzed SC woman

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A Hephzibah woman has been sentenced to 12½ years in prison for a purse snatching in Myrtle Beach in which she dragged a woman under her car, leaving the victim paralyzed.

11/04/10 - 3:22pm
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