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Pregnant woman arrested in pizza parlor robbery

A 7-month pregnant woman was arrested early this morning for armed robbery of a Domino’s Pizza on 2514 Tobacco Road. According to Richmond County Sheriff's Office reports, Rochelle Margaret Hailey, 21, of the 3800 block of Highpoint Drive, Hephzibah, entered the restaurant about 2:17 a.m.,...

06/27/09 - 3:17pm

Jackson insisted promoter hire his cardiologist

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson insisted that his concert promoter's payroll include his personal physician, a financially troubled cardiologist who was with the entertainer when he collapsed.

06/27/09 - 1:01am

Four held in gang clashes

ATHENS -- A fight at an Athens nightclub last week between rival gang members set in motion a series of retaliations and arrests that could lead to the deportation of several illegal immigrants, Athens-Clarke police said. Two local Hispanic street gangs clashed in the parking lot of The Suburban on...

06/27/09 - 12:16am

Stolen firearms recovered in Effingham County

SPRINGFIELD, GA. -- Effingham County sheriff's officials have recovered a cache of stolen firearms, including rifles, shotguns and handguns, at a residence in the northern portion of the county. Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor said the weapons were believed to have been taken from resi...

06/27/09 - 12:14am

Fire departments responding to house fire in Aiken County

Fire crews are on the seen of a house fire in Aiken County, where one home is ablaze. Aiken County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the house fire on the 400 block of Old Sudlow Lake Road around 11:45 p.m. Friday, according to a North Augusta Department of Public Safety dispatcher. Nort...

06/27/09 - 12:07am

Another man found guilty in contract killing

ATLANTA – A Fulton County jury has convicted a hit man of the murder of a 22-year-old mother who was found strangled and stabbed weeks after her wedding. The jury on Friday found Cleveland Clark guilty in the 2000 slaying of Sparkle Michelle Rai. The sentencing phase of his trial begins next w...

06/26/09 - 11:56pm

Man wanted in 2007 Augusta murder arrested in Aiken

Aiken County authorities arrested a man Friday wanted in the murder of an Augusta man two years ago. Lewis Maurice Wigfall was arrested for possession of crack cocaine in Aiken County, and is also wanted for murder in the death of 25-year-old Marquez Williams, according to an Aiken County Detention...

06/26/09 - 11:28pm

Beckett, Ortiz lift Boston

ATLANTA – Josh Beckett threw seven more scoreless innings against the Braves and David Ortiz homered, leading the first-place Boston Red Sox past slumping Atlanta 4-1 tonight. Beckett (9-3) has faced the Braves twice in the past seven days – and still hasn't given up a run. He threw a...

06/26/09 - 11:01pm

Augusta hits 3 homers in rout

Another hot and humid night at Lake Olmstead Stadium set the stage for another night of dominating offense tonight, as the Augusta GreenJackets pounded out 12 hits in a 9-1 victory over the Rome Braves. Josh Mazzola, following up on his two homer-performance Thursday night, hit his third home run i...

06/26/09 - 11:20pm

Alleged video of Sanford mistress surfaces

A video on the Internet reported shows Maria Belen Chapur, the alleged mistress of South Carolina Mark Sanford.

06/26/09 - 10:17pm
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