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Bicyclist killed when hit by truck on South Carolina highway

SUMTER, S.C. — Authorities say a 49-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a truck as he rode a bicycle on a highway.

01/10/10 - 3:31pm

$2,500 reward offered in shooting of Macon officer

Police say two suspects are believed to have shot Pvt. Tavoris Wilson on the second floor of a parking deck late Thursday afternoon. Wilson saw the pair trying to break into a vehicle.

01/10/10 - 2:23pm

UGA sees silver lining in state budget's dark cloud

ATHENS, Ga. — New state revenue figures give University of Georgia budget planners hope that a two-year cycle of whittling budgets might be close to bottoming out.

01/10/10 - 10:11am

Teens who died after falling into icy Gwinnett pond are identified

DACULA, Ga. — Police have named two teens who died Saturday after falling through the ice on a partially frozen pond in suburban Atlanta.

01/10/10 - 5:09pm

Madgen gets ASU record in first half

Augusta State senior guard Ben Madgen became the school's all-time leading scorer with the first of two free throws with 13:50 remaining in the first half in the Jaguars' game tonight against Francis Marion. Madgen finished with 22 points as No. 3 Augusta State cruised to a 89-62 win over Fr...

01/09/10 - 10:45pm

New York tops Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – With their rookie quarterback playing mistake-free, the New York Jets turned their surprising playoff appearance into a long-running production. Mark Sanchez handled single-degree wind chills and the playoff pressure with no problems today, throwing a touchdown pass on a rollout p...

01/09/10 - 7:55pm

Booker has 19 in Clemson win

CLEMSON, S.C. – Trevor Booker scored 19 points and Clemson bounced back from a loss at Duke to win its first Atlantic Coast Conference game this season, 72-56, over Boston College today. The Tigers (13-3, 1-1) played an awful game at Cameron Indoor Stadium last Sunday night, netting just 12 po...

01/09/10 - 6:43pm

Dogs' upset bid falls short

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Patrick Patterson and John Wall scored 17 points each to help No. 3 Kentucky hold off Georgia 76-68 today in the Southeastern Conference opener for both schools. DeMarcus Cousins added 16 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (16-0), who are off to their best start since ...

01/09/10 - 6:40pm

USC Aiken tops Armstrong by 12

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Byron Faison scored 15 points and Michael Technow had 13 points and 11 rebounds, as USC Aiken beat Armstrong Atlantic State 78-66 today in a Peach Belt Conference game for its sixth consecutive win. In the women's game, Catherine Cain scored a game-high 22 points, as USC Aiken s...

01/09/10 - 6:37pm

1-year-old drowns in mop bucket

SUMTER, S.C. — A 1-year-old South Carolina girl drowned after falling into a mop bucket. The Item of Sumter reported Saturday that Khianna Benjamin died about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say Khianna's father woke up Thursday night and saw his daughter headfirst in a mop bucket in the...

01/09/10 - 5:13pm
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