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Forrest murder suspect waives hearing

ATLANTA — Atlanta police are sending extra patrols past the house belonging to the grandmother of one of the suspects in the killing of former championship boxer Vernon Forrest.

08/06/09 - 2:18pm

Dig for bodies turns up evidence

Just a few hours into the search for buried bodies in a vacant lot near Washington Road, authorities said today that they had recovered possible evidence from the dig site.

08/06/09 - 2:59pm

Police search alleged stalker's home

Authorities executed a search warrant this afternoon at the Appling home of a man arrested on accusations he had stalked Miley Cyrus. Tybee Island police, assisted by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, searched Mark McLeod’s residence at the 5200 block of Linder-McCurdy Road at about 3...

08/06/09 - 10:28pm

Would-be kidnapper sought

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a 9-year-old girl from her yard in the 2200 block of Bayville Road Wednesday afternoon.

08/06/09 - 11:16am

Sanford back on the job

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is heading back to work after a European vacation with his family.

08/06/09 - 9:56am

Washington Road ramp to reopen

The on-ramp from northbound Washington Road to Interstate 20 westbound will reopen August 15.

08/06/09 - 12:18pm

Woman sentenced for providing alcohol to minors

MARIETTA, Ga. - A Cobb County judge has sentenced a Powder Springs woman to 18 months in jail and 30 months' probation for providing alcohol to minors.

08/06/09 - 8:37am

Search for bodies continues this morning

Richmond County investigators are back at a grassy lot off Cherry Street this morning to excavate in a search for bodies.

08/06/09 - 8:16am

Alleged killer caught in Athens as he loads van

Athens police helped nab a suspect in an Atlanta murder as he was preparing to move from his Epps Bridge Parkway apartment Tuesday.

08/06/09 - 10:29pm

Big crowd tells Ga. congressman health care reform has problems

WAYCROSS, Ga. - When Capitol Hill failed to pass health care reform before its August recess, it gave congressmen a chance to come home and hear what voters had to say. U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., learned constituents were more engaged than he may have thought. Hundreds turned out in Waycross ...

08/06/09 - 10:30pm

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Term limit for poor principals?

The Richmond County Board of Education discussed giving principals a three-year period to improve their student's academic performance on pain of possible demotion during Thursday's meetings.
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