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Lab backlog cited in Brunswick, Ga. slayings case

BRUNSWICK, Ga.  — A prosecutor says a backlog at the state crime lab is slowing analysis of evidence collected in the beating deaths of eight people last year.

07/23/10 - 9:29am

DeKalb County Ga. defendant skips, is acquitted

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County officers are searching for a man who disappeared during his molestation trial, only to be acquitted by the jury.

07/23/10 - 9:28am

Foster child abuse up in metro 2 Ga. counties

ATLANTA — A report by federal monitors says foster children in Fulton and DeKalb counties are being abused and neglected at the highest rate in four years.

07/23/10 - 9:26am

Changing TV channel prompts punch

An argument between two brothers about changing the TV channel ended with one brother getting punched in the face on Thursday.

07/23/10 - 12:26pm

Man shot this morning on Cleveland Street

A shooting this morning leaves one man hospitalized, according to Richmond County Sheriff's Investigator Scot Herring.

07/23/10 - 7:49am

Kings Bay Marine guilty in drive-by shooting

WOODBINE, Ga. - A Marine from Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base was found guilty Thursday in the drive-by shooting of a Kingsland home on Valentine's Day.

07/23/10 - 6:09am

Rare cello missing from Athens shop

ATHENS, Ga.  - Dan Schab traveled thousands of miles over the decades with his cello, performing around the world, but a couple of weeks ago a thief snatched the antique instrument from his shop on Prince Avenue.

07/23/10 - 6:03am

Ga. watermelon 'rustlers' arrested

DANIELSVILLE, Ga. - Three watermelon rustlers were rounded up Wednesday, according to Madison County authorities.

07/23/10 - 5:56am

Athens church folk track down copper thief

ATHENS, Ga. -- Men who were supervising a summer camp at aa Athens area church this week tracked down a thief who stole copper parts from a church air conditioning unit, Athens-Clarke police said

07/23/10 - 5:52am

Ga. official punished for words at tea party

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. -- Port Wentworth Mayor Pro Tem Vincent Hogan was placed on probation Thursday night for an inflammatory comment he made during a tea party rally earlier this month.


07/23/10 - 5:57am
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