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Reservist charged in Ga. shooting claims trance

FORT McPHERSON, Ga.  — Attorneys for a U.S. Army Reserve soldier charged with the fatal shooting of his supervisor say he was in a trancelike state from fasting to meet military weight guidelines.

08/30/10 - 11:35am

Snake that escaped from Atlanta zoo found dead

ATLANTA — Officials at Zoo Atlanta say a female tiger rattlesnake discovered missing from its cage last week has been found dead.

08/30/10 - 11:54am

Chronicle marks 225th year

The Augusta Chronicle celebrates its 225th birthday today and Mayor Deke Copenhaver dropped by its Broad Street office to present a proclamation.


08/30/10 - 5:21pm

Passenger dies on flight from Nigeria to Atlanta

ATLANTA  — Delta Air Lines says a passenger was found dead aboard a flight from Lagos, Nigeria, to Atlanta.

08/30/10 - 10:44am

Local air quality determination delayed

Residents of Richmond, Aiken and Columbia counties will have to wait a little longer to learn whether those areas will comply with stricter air quality standards imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

08/30/10 - 5:07pm

SC seeks money to mark Civil War anniversary

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — The Civil War began in South Carolina nearly 150 years ago and officials are looking for money to mark the anniversaries over the coming five years.

08/30/10 - 8:37am

2-year-old Calif. boy killed by car in SC driveway

WELLFORD, S.C. — A 2-year-old California boy has died after he was backed over by a car in a driveway in South Carolina.

08/30/10 - 8:36am

Plane lands on Ga. golf course

ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities in Paulding County say a small plane lost power and wound up making an emergency landing on a golf course near Acworth.

08/30/10 - 8:33am

Bomb squad at Atlanta airport this morning

  ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police Department's bomb squad is investigating a package found in at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Dispatchers say the device found in the airport's north terminal this  morning looks like a pipe bomb. The package was found in a lower le...

08/30/10 - 8:24am

Aiken pedestrian in ICU

An Aiken County woman is in critical care after being struck this morning during a morning run.

08/30/10 - 7:37pm
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