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50-1 Mine That Bird stuns field

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mine That Bird dug up a miracle, stunning the field to win the Kentucky Derby with a dynamic stretch run through the mud at Churchill Downs. The 3-year-old colt and jockey Calvin Borel found room along the rail deep in the stretch Saturday then pulled away to give the 50-1 lo...

05/02/09 - 6:51pm

Police looking for man involved in robbery, beating

Police are looking for a man who beat and robbed another man this afternoon.

05/02/09 - 10:22pm

Nephew of MLK has died

Nephew of Martin Luther King Jr. has died.

05/02/09 - 10:40pm

Arrest made in 16-year-old homicide

Police have charged a suspect with the murder of a Georgia woman killed 16 years ago.

05/02/09 - 3:44pm

Investigators say marital discord could have sparked shooting

Investigators say they believe a UGA professor's wife planned to divorce him, possibly triggering a fatal shooting last week.

05/03/09 - 1:11am

Kentucky Derby favorite out of race; I Want Revenge scratched

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Morning-line favorite I Want Revenge is out of the Kentucky Derby. The 3-year-old colt was scratched hours before the Run for the Roses after trainer Jeff Mullins discovered a hot spot on the horse's left front ankle. "We could tell he was not 100 percent," Mullins said...

05/02/09 - 10:27am

Kentucky Derby favorite scratched

Morning-line favorite I Want Revenge is out of the Kentucky Derby. The 3-year-old colt was scratched hours before the Run for the Roses after trainer Jeff Mullins discovered a hot spot on the horse's left front ankle. "We could tell he was not 100 percent," Mullins said. An X-ray did not find...

05/02/09 - 10:32am

Things to do this weekend

Here's a sampling of what's happening today and Sunday: Today Check out urban life at the annual Historic Augusta Loft Tour at 6 p.m. today and noon Saturday. There are 10 stops on the tour and tickets are $20. You can pick up a tour map and purchase tickets at tour headquarters in front o...

05/02/09 - 9:47am

3 Mega Millions tickets hit jackpot

ATLANTA — Lottery officials say three Mega Millions tickets matched all six numbers and will split the estimated $225 million jackpot. The tickets were sold in Virginia, Ohio and California and matched the winning numbers drawn Friday night. The winning tickets are now each worth an estimated ...

05/02/09 - 8:09am

Medical incubator agency boost

ATLANTA -- A small state agency that operates an incubator for start-up companies received help Friday in the form of legislation signed into law by Gov. Sonny Perdue that provides new means for funding....

05/02/09 - 8:04am

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