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Washington

Congress averts homeland security shutdown

Congress averts homeland security shutdownLawmakers passed a last-ditch measure to fund DHS for seven days.
  • Washington
  • 10 hours ago
NASCAR

Stolen NASCAR No. 44 car found

Stolen NASCAR No. 44 car foundEarly Saturday morning police dispatch confirmed Travis Kvapil's stolen car has been found.
  • NASCAR
  • 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
Pets

Don't leave your pets out in the cold

Don't leave your pets out in the coldPrompted by record-setting, low-temperatures this winter, many cities and towns are passing or enforcing laws that make the cruel practice of leaving a pet outside in the freezing cold a crime.
  • Pets
  • 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
NBA

Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48

Former NBA player Anthony Mason dies at 48The 6-foot-7 Mason played the NBA from 1989 to 2003.
  • NBA
  • 3 hours, 28 minutes ago
Food

Taco Bell's newest test: Cap'n Crunch donut holes

Taco Bell's newest test: Cap'n Crunch donut holesTaco Bell's latest menu item — Cap'n Crunch donut holes — is making waves across the Internet.
  • Food
  • 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
Crime

ID theft top consumer complaint - again

ID theft top consumer complaint - againThe problem topped the Federal Trade Commission's national ranking of consumer complaints in 2014 — for the 15th consecutive year — the agency said Friday as it released the annualConsumer Sentinel Network Data Book.
  • Crime
  • 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
News

Bats invade Fla. home

Bats invade Fla. homeThe Johnson family lives in a four bedroom house, but the family has refused to use a bathroom, a bedroom and the office space because of what's living in the ceiling.
  • News
  • 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
News

Baby trafficking is a lucrative business in Kenya

Baby trafficking is a lucrative business in KenyaIn this country of widespread poverty, one of the most lucrative businesses is also one of the most heartbreaking: baby trafficking.
  • News
  • 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
Food

Tattling on Domino's owners may win you free pizza

Tattling on Domino's owners may win you free pizzaMaybe you think the idea is cheesy — or that only crusty older people will participate, but Domino's wants the public's help identifying which of its stores haven't updated their signs.
  • Food
  • 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
Local

Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictions

Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictionsA bill approved by the Georgia State Senate this week aims to end wrongful convictions.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 6 minutes ago
Military

Wounded Warriors ride together to heal

Wounded Warriors ride together to healInjured service members and veterans are coming together to overcome physical, mental and emotional wounds. More than 50 men and women are taking part in the Wounded Soldier Ride. For some veterans, the battlefield isn't in Iraq or Afghanistan, but right here at...
  • Military
  • 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
News

Blue Cross data breach may affect 3.7 million Georgians

Blue Cross data breach may affect 3.7 million GeorgiansThe breach did not involve credit-card information or confidential health information.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Health

Rare diseases are more common than you think

Rare diseases are more common than you thinkHalf of all rare diseases affect children and genetic research is clearing the way for better diagnosis and treatment options. But, rare diseases may be more common than once thought.
  • Health
  • 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
Health

Minnesota family loses daughter to 'rare strep infection'

Minnesota family loses daughter to 'rare strep infection'Persephonee Norma Nefzger Banks died Thursday, after collapsing at home on Sunday, with a rare strep infection.On CaringBridge and GoFundMe her story was shared and re-shared thousands of times.
  • Health
  • 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
Life

Fundraiser for Bonaire boy fighting aggressive cancer

Fundraiser for Bonaire boy fighting aggressive cancerThis Saturday Johnny G's in Warner Robins is holding a fundraiser for 7 year old Jace Cumbie, who is fighting cancer.
  • Life
  • 23 hours, 35 minutes ago
Nation

Dying dairy cows a mystery in NC

Dying dairy cows a mystery in NCThere's an ongoing mystery in the western part of North Carolina. Something is killing dairy cows in large numbers. Farmers are pointing their fingers at a local feed supply company. The State Department of Agriculture isn't so sure.
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
Macon

5th graders learn photography in Macon

5th graders learn photography in MaconThe 5th graders of L.H. Williams went around Macon taking pictures of cultural sites and documenting their experience.
  • Macon
  • 20 hours, 59 minutes ago
Macon

Ingleside Village garden store opens

Ingleside Village garden store opensUps-A-Daisy opened Thursday in Ingleside Village in the former Society Gardener location.
  • Macon
  • 1 day ago
News

Lindsey Elementary Celebrates Read Across America

Lindsey Elementary Celebrates Read Across AmericaLindsey Elementary kicked-off a week long celebration of Dr. Seuss.
  • News
  • 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
Crime

Five arrested, one sought in string of Monroe Co. burglaries

Five arrested, one sought in string of Monroe Co. burglariesFive people were arrested and authorities are looking for one more after several Feb. 18 burglaries.
  • Crime
  • 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
Entertainment

'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83Leonard Nimoy played scores of roles in a showbiz career which lasted more than six decades.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Macon

UPDATE: New information in reported Lizella attack

UPDATE: New information in reported Lizella attackBibb deputies are looking for a man who they say attacked and tried to sexually assault a woman in Lizella.
  • Macon
  • 23 hours, 48 minutes ago
Nation

Discovery of dead mom may have sparked Mo. killing spree

Discovery of dead mom may have sparked Mo. killing spreeAt least 4 of the victims were cousins of the suspected gunman, who authorities said killed himself in his pickup.
  • Nation
  • 23 hours, 22 minutes ago
Robins Air Force Base

Behind the Lines: Painting planes a patriotic duty

Behind the Lines: Painting planes a patriotic dutyMany of the planes get their trademark color inside hangars at Robins Air Force Base. The people in the Corrosion Control shop call it their patriotic duty to put a top notch coat of paint on every plane.
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Bibb approves Curtis Jones as superintendent

Bibb approves Curtis Jones as superintendentThe Bibb County School Board voted 6-1 in favor of hiring Curtis Jones as its next superintendent.
  • News
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Life

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years married

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years marriedDuranord Veillard will turn 108 on Saturday while his wife of 82 years, Jeanne, turns 105 in May.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Life

Macon restaurants compete in Girl Scout cookie contest

Macon restaurants compete in Girl Scout cookie contestEight local restaurants will be making desserts using Girl Scout cookies this weekend.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Bonaire neighborhood floods every time it rains

Bonaire neighborhood floods every time it rainsIn one Bonaire neighborhood, when it rains, it pours. One Bonaire woman said her driveway and street flood every time it rains.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Milledgeville

Police: Burglar entered Milledgeville Mall through roof

Police: Burglar entered Milledgeville Mall through roofThe burglar reportedly entered the Milledgeville Mall by rappelling down through a skylight.
  • Milledgeville
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Crime

Atlanta woman brutally attacked after sitting on friend's hamburger

Atlanta woman brutally attacked after sitting on friend's hamburgerThe woman was still bruised on Thursday, and she said she was still shaken from what happened ot her last Saturday night. She says what started as a night of drinking with her two best friends turned into a nightmare.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Mercer

Mercer's football stadium renamed after car dealership

Mercer's football stadium renamed after car dealershipThat's after the Five Star Automotive Group, owned by Charlie Cantrell and Dick Pope, made the largest monetary commitment for athletics in the school's history.
  • Mercer
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Money

5 illegal tactics debt collectors use on consumers

5 illegal tactics debt collectors use on consumersFor a lot of debt collection companies, it's hard to stay on the right side of the law. That's because consumers have protections under federal law intended to stop debt collectors from using underhanded tactics to force payments to be made.
  • Money
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Life

What To Do If You Get Bad Food Eating Out

What To Do If You Get Bad Food Eating OutIt doesn't taste just right. What are you supposed to do?
  • Life
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

911 calls get picked up nearly 90 miles away

911 calls get picked up nearly 90 miles awayIn January, a woman, her daughter and mother sought help from inside their burning home, but their only connection to help was the wrong one. 911 couldn't pinpoint their location.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Local

'Doctors' tell Honey Boo Boo she's obese

'Doctors' tell Honey Boo Boo she's obeseThe focus of the show was to give her Mama June a wake-up call, a reality check and to try to turn around Boo Boo's lifestyle.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Sports

Baseball Bears win five straight

Baseball Bears win five straightLate-Inning Score Lifts Mercer Over Akron, 6-5
  • Sports
  • 15 hours, 34 minutes ago
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