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Ga. man indicted in serial killer Internet hoax

ATLANTA — A man who authorities say disrupted investigations into the disappearances of two women by posing as the killer of 16 people in an online video under the moniker "catchmekiller" has been indicted by a northeast Georgia grand jury.

07/02/09 - 7:35am

TV stolen from TV station

Two thieves appear to have stolen a TV from an Augusta TV station. A witness told police early Wednesday he saw the two men putting a TV taken from WJBF into a vehicle near Reynolds Street. According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s report, deputies found the glass front door to the station sm...

07/02/09 - 7:46am

Sanford silent as clamor grows for resignation

COLUMBIA - After days of soul-baring and often odd confessions and apologies about an adulterous affair, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford went silent as the clamor for his resignation grew.

07/02/09 - 11:19am

Wildfire near SC coast alarms residents

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Fire officials near the South Carolina coast say a wildfire has been contained after it burned several acres not far from the area where a fire burned 30 square miles earlier this year.

07/02/09 - 7:12am

UGA president wants campus parking decks checked

ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia officials have asked for inspections of two parking deck under construction at the school that have the same contractor as the garage that collapsed in Atlanta this week.

07/02/09 - 7:47am

SC Highway Patrol creates new DUI crackdown team

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has created a new team of troopers to crack down on drunken driving just in time for the long holiday weekend.

07/02/09 - 7:06am

Fireworks displays under pressure

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Local governments are looking for ways to cut costs in tough economic times, and some of them decided to forego their annual July 4 fireworks displays without help from private sources.

07/02/09 - 7:04am

Augusta falls 2-1 to Lexington

Kyle Nicholson turned in one of his strongest pitching starts of the season, but the Augusta GreenJackets failed to provide run support for the first time in their past 16 home games in a 2-1 loss to the Lexington Legends tonight. Nicholson, the San Francisco Giants’ seventh-round pick in 2007...

07/01/09 - 10:53pm

GBI warns of child porn e-mail

DECATUR, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is warning the public about an e-mail circulating on the Internet that has an explicit child pornography video attached. The GBI's High Technology Unit said today that the e-mail distributed by a worm virus has surfaced at least twice in ...

07/01/09 - 9:52pm

Sanford ally awaits SLED report

COLUMBIA -- Sen. Tom Davis, a longtime friend and former chief of staff to Gov. Mark Sanford, has been sticking up for the embattled governor, but today the Beaufort County senator said he expects “to form my official position very shortly.” Calls for Sanford’s resignation have been ...

07/01/09 - 6:48pm

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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