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Man killed at Wrightsboro Road apartments

An Augusta man was shot and killed late Friday night during an altercation at the Fox Trace apartments off of Wrightsboro Road. According to Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen, Miguel Ramirez Hernandez, 30, was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m. Saturday from a gunshot wound to the chest. T...

07/04/09 - 7:37pm

Showdown set up for Sunday

BETHESDA, Md. – Tournament host Tiger Woods and defending champion Anthony Kim have set the stage for a Sunday showdown at the AT&T National, with plenty of unexpected company at Congressional. Woods survived a roller-coaster round with an even-par 70 and shared the 54-hole lead today with...

07/04/09 - 6:01pm

Teen arrested in armed robbery

Police have arrested an Augusta teenager in connection with an armed robbery on Kissingbower Road late Friday night. According to a Richmond County sheriff’s report, Tavis Eamon Harris, 17, robbed a man at gunpoint outside the man’s home in the 1900 block of Kissingbower, taking his wall...

07/04/09 - 5:49pm

Player, woman found dead in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair was shot multiple times, including once in the head, and a pistol was discovered near the body of the 20-year-old woman found dead with him today in a downtown condominium. Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron identified the woman as Sahel...

01/15/10 - 6:06pm

Homer is 534th overall

SAN DIEGO – Manny Ramirez has hit his first home run since his return from a 50-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. The Los Angeles Dodgers slugger drove a 1-2 changeup from San Diego's Josh Geer an estimated 369 feet into the seats in left field at Petco Park with tw...

07/04/09 - 4:40pm

Atlanta wastes Hanson's effort

WASHINGTON – Atlanta's Tommy Hanson extended his scoreless innings streak to 26 before Adam Dunn's 300th career homer and the Washington Nationals rallied for four eighth-inning runs and a 5-3 victory over the Braves today. Hanson departed with a 3-1 lead after seven innings and was in...

07/04/09 - 4:38pm

Race was first in Atlanta

ATLANTA – Sammy Kitwara, of Kenya, won the 40th Peachtree Road Race today with a time of 27:21 in his debut in the annual 6.2-mile event through the streets of Atlanta. Ridouane Harroufi, of Morocco, was second, and Ethiopia's Gashu Ibrahim Jeilan third....

07/04/09 - 4:36pm

Teen 5th killed by apparent serial killer

GAFFNEY, S.C. – A teenage girl shot while helping her father in their family's small furniture and appliance store died Saturday, becoming the fifth victim of a suspected serial killer terrorizing a small South Carolina community, authorities said. Abby Tyler, 15, died about 11:15 a.m. at ...

07/04/09 - 4:24pm

Blue jeans bandits in custody

ATLANTA – Atlanta police say they have arrested 11 suspects in the theft of blue jeans from high-end clothing boutiques and have recovered $10,000 worth of stolen merchandise. Police Sgt. Lisa Keyes says officers were tipped Friday to suspicious activity at a house and arrived to find the susp...

07/04/09 - 3:04pm

McKinney still held in Israel

JERUSALEM – Former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney and most other members of a group of foreign peace activists seized at sea by the Israeli navy remain in custody after an attempt to run Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip. In the latest attempt by activists to break a crippling tw...

07/04/09 - 1:17pm
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