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Temperature could approach record low

The National Weather Service is forecasting a low of 61 for the early hours of Sunday, approaching a record set 22 years ago. The record low for July 19 is 60, set in 1987,said meteorologist Leonard Vaughan. “We will be pretty close,” he said. “Having temperatures in the lower 60s i...

07/18/09 - 7:28pm

6 slain in Tenn., Ala.; suspect in custody

FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. – Five people were found slain in two homes in southern Tennessee Saturday, some of whom were related, and a sixth person at a Huntsville, Ala., business, said authorities who have a suspect in custody. Lincoln County, Tenn., Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said at a news confer...

07/18/09 - 6:17pm

Official: US may create terror interrogation unit

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is considering creating a special unit of professional interrogators to handle high-value terror suspects, a government official said Saturday. The recommendation is expected from a government task force on interrogation methods that plans to send some of ...

07/18/09 - 1:09pm

Armstrong drops to 4th at Tour; spectator dies

BESANCON, France – Lance Armstrong dropped one spot to fourth place at the Tour de France on Saturday, and a woman crossing the road died after being hit by a police motorcycle escorting riders. The accident happened 24 miles into the 124-mile stage from Colmar to Besancon. Tour organizers id...

07/18/09 - 12:30pm

Man arrested in morning killing

A man is in custody today in connection to a homicide this morning at a local motel. Nathaniel Smith, 24, of Walnut Street has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to jail records. The killing occurred about 4:35 a.m. at Riverside Inn, 95...

07/18/09 - 5:02pm

Music Hall of Fame faces budget crisis

ATLANTA – The Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Macon faces a budget crisis that could force its closure by the end of the year until it can raise $225,000. The announcement was made by officials who met in Atlanta to discuss the hall's future. The museum has taken several cost-cutting measure...

07/18/09 - 10:43am

Watson maintains lead at Open

Tom Watson one round away from becoming oldest major champion in golf history.

07/18/09 - 3:45pm

Woman dies after being hit by police motorcycle

PARIS – A woman has died along the Tour de France course after being hit by a police motorcycle. French police say she was struck Saturday while trying to cross the road in Alsace in eastern France during the 14th stage. Commander Christophe Blanc told France Info radio that the motorcycle dr...

07/18/09 - 10:23am

Police seek cell phone thief

Richmond County sheriff's investigators say they are looking for a man responsible for stealing two cell phones July 1 from Target on Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway. The suspect took the phones from a shelf in the store and left without paying, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's report. Anyone ...

07/18/09 - 10:18am

Police want man who stole tip jar

A security video caught a man stealing a tip jar from Kinja 2 Sushi Express on Walton Way on June 29. The suspect entered the store and acted like he was going to place an order, a Richmond County Sheriff's report said. The man then wrapped the tip jar in a white towel and ran from the building, t...

07/18/09 - 10:17am
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