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Rockdale deputy killed delivering warrant

CONYERS, Ga.  - A Rockdale County sheriff's deputy has been shot and killed while attempting to serve a search warrant on a rape suspect, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports. A Rockdale sheriff's spokeswoman, Jodi Shupe, told the newspaper the suspect was also shot and killed. She...

05/10/10 - 7:49am

US cancer costs double in nearly 20 years

ATLANTA - The cost of treating cancer in the United States nearly doubled over the past two decades, but expensive cancer drugs may not be the main reason why.


05/10/10 - 5:40am

No way to know why father snapped, killed kids, experts say

There's no one sign that would have indicated that Keith Jermaine Gresham was going to kill his two sons last Monday instead of returning them to their mother.

05/10/10 - 5:33am

25-year-old man's body found in McDuffie

THOMSON - Three law enforcement agencies are working to determine how a 25-year-old Warrenton man whose body was found in McDuffie County today met his death. McDuffie County Sheriff's Department Investigator Larry Adaway identified the victim as Antonio Edward Battle. An autopsy to determine the ca...

05/09/10 - 8:46pm

Missing woman found OK at hospital

A woman reported missing Thursday was found today around noon at University Hospital in good condition, investigators say. Authorities had been searching for Deidre McCray, 40, since she disappeared from the 700 block of Done Roven Road about 4:30 a.m.  ...

05/08/10 - 5:18pm

Preservationist to spend night in slave cabin

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A preservationist is spending tonight in an old slave cabin on the South Carolina coast. Joseph McGill will stay in a cabin at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens outside Charleston. McGill is a program officer with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Staying in the cabin is...

05/08/10 - 12:05pm

Washington Road lane to close temporarily

The outside westbound lane of Washington Road will be closed Monday from Flowing Wells Road to Ronald Reagan Drive. The temporary, moving closure will be from 9 to 11 a.m.  The lane is being closed for the 2010 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics....

05/07/10 - 9:09pm

5th-grader's gun falls from backpack

ATLANTA - A fifth-grader has been suspended from a Douglasville elementary school after an unloaded gun fell out of his backpack. The incident occurred as students were being dismissed for the day, says Arbor Station Elementary Principal Melissa Joe. In a mesage on the school's Web site, Joe says se...

05/07/10 - 6:04pm

Police seek woman missing since Thursday

Richmond County investigators need help finding a woman last seen in the 700 block of Done Roven Road on Thursday. Deidre McCray, 40, is described as a black woman, 5 feet tall and weighing 125 pounds. She was wearing a green top, light-colored blue jeans and black sandals when she disappeared about...

05/28/10 - 9:44pm

Ga. tax collections fall again

ATLANTA -- Georgia's tax collections for April fell 4.2 percent lower than the prior April, according to figures of Gov. Sonny Perdue.


05/07/10 - 4:13pm
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