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Sports

Underfunded underdogs win cross country championship

Underfunded underdogs win cross country championshipThe Clarkston High School cross country team isn't wearing letter jackets. They aren't sporting the newest technology in running shoes. They're not showing off their new championship rings.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
NBA

Cobb PD investigating Dwight Howard child abuse allegations

Cobb PD investigating Dwight Howard child abuse allegationsDwight Howard is a Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy grad turned NBA All Star. He is known as one of the best players in the league, but now, Cobb County Police say he is part of a child abuse investigation involved his 7-year-old son.
  • NBA
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Military

Georgia Reserve Unit shipping out to fight Ebola

Georgia Reserve Unit shipping out to fight EbolaTen U.S. Army Reserve units, including one from Georgia, will be involuntarily mobilized and sent to West Africa in the next few months.
  • Military
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Crime

Arrest made in murder of Douglasville grandmother

Arrest made in murder of Douglasville grandmotherOdes Dupree, 53, was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony murder in the death of Florene Duke.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Crime

Fake Best Buy employees charged with scamming victims

Fake Best Buy employees charged with scamming victimsPolice in three metro Atlanta counties are searching for more victims in a smart phone scam.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Atlanta Braves

Heyward says goodbye to Braves fans in Facebook post

Heyward says goodbye to Braves fans in Facebook postA day after the blockbuster trade, former Braves right fielder Jason Heyward took to Facebook to say thank you to the fans.
  • Atlanta Braves
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Weather

State agencies preparing for winter weather

State agencies preparing for winter weatherThe images of Snowjam 2014 are still fresh in Georgia residents' minds: abandoned vehicles, miles of gridlock and people forced to spend the night in their cars.
  • Weather
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
News

DFCS promises to fix food stamp call system

DFCS promises to fix food stamp call systemOn Monday, more than 2,000 DFCS employees were ordered to another round of mandatory overtime as the backlog in cases started to creep back up.
  • News
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
News

Hackers targeting families of children with cancer

Hackers targeting families of children with cancerIt is a horrible case of adding insult to injury. Grieving families who have lost a child to cancer get an email from what appears to be someone they know, only to open it and find a graphic diatribe.
  • News
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Politics

Former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders dies

Former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders diesCarl Sanders passed away on Sunday. He was 89 years old and served as Georgia's governor from 1963 to 1967.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Atlanta Falcons

Falcons' Paul Worrilow wonders about the woman he saved

Falcons' Paul Worrilow wonders about the woman he savedPaul Worrilow is a well-known face on the Atlanta Falcons football team. He's the middle linebacker, the captain of the defense, and the team leader in tackles. But it hasn't always been that way.
  • Atlanta Falcons
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Georgia

Atlanta icon Herman Russell dies at 83

Atlanta icon Herman Russell dies at 83Herman Russell, a lifelong Atlantan and founder and former chief executive officer of H. J. Russell and Company, passed away Saturday afternoon.
  • Georgia
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Georgia

Atlanta man sentenced to life in revenge shooting

Atlanta man sentenced to life in revenge shootingA man has been sentenced to life plus five years in prison in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy.
  • Georgia
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Georgia

Ga. lawmakers press forward on medical cannabis

Ga. lawmakers press forward on medical cannabisA study committee has been meeting to hear from representatives in law enforcement.
  • Georgia
  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
News

GDOT's new plan to tackle winter: Will it work?

GDOT's new plan to tackle winter: Will it work?We spent months asking ourselves and our leaders: What went wrong? The nation laughed at the southern snow reaction, and we fumed. And then, we planned.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Crime

Police discover 13 pitbulls tied to tree in Fulton Co.

Police discover 13 pitbulls tied to tree in Fulton Co.Two men are in custody after police uncovered an alleged dog-fighting ring in south Fulton County Friday morning.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Chef helps start school for children with autism

Chef helps start school for children with autismThe Piedmont School of Atlanta currently has 11 students, with the goal of eventually having eight children in every class from kindergarten to high school.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Entertainment

Mama June reveals ties to second sex offender

Mama June reveals ties to second sex offenderMama June Shannon, Honey Boo Boo's mom, is stepping into the spotlight - again.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Crime

Reward offered in mysterious death of Douglasville woman

Reward offered in mysterious death of Douglasville woman75-year-old Florene Duke was found hog-tied, dead in her Douglasville apartment Monday.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

A Lake without Leads: Putnam Co. murders remain a mystery

A Lake without Leads: Putnam Co. murders remain a mysteryRussell and Shirley Dermond, both in their late 80s, were living in a high-end resort community when they died in early May. Neighbors found Mr. Dermond's decapitated body in his home. A fisherman found Mrs. Dermond's body in the lake days later.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

Elderly woman found hog-tied, dead in Douglasville apartment

Elderly woman found hog-tied, dead in Douglasville apartmentFlorene Duke was found inside her Countryside Manor apartment on Selman Drive.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Midstate lawmakers getting leadership posts

Midstate lawmakers getting leadership postsState Rep. Larry O'Neal of Bonaire chosen for House Majority leader during the 2015-16 legislative sessions.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
UGA

Todd Gurley returns as No. 1 tailback for Georgia

Todd Gurley returns as No. 1 tailback for GeorgiaTodd Gurley is listed as the starting tailback for No. 16 Georgia when it plays No. 9 Auburn this week.
  • UGA
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Defeated Rep. John Barrow selling his Augusta home

Defeated Rep. John Barrow selling his Augusta homeAfter losing his seat in the U.S. House, Rep. John Barrow is selling his Augusta home.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Test-cheating trial judge lifts ban on news story

Test-cheating trial judge lifts ban on news storyThe judge presiding over the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial has lifted an order barring media outlets from reporting a specific story related to the case.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

90 guns found so far this year at Atlanta airport

90 guns found so far this year at Atlanta airportAuthorities have found 90 guns in carry-on bags at Atlanta's airport security checkpoints so far this year.
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
News

Alan the Sumatran Orangutan passes at Zoo Atlanta

Alan the Sumatran Orangutan passes at Zoo AtlantaAlan, a 43-year-old Sumatran orangutan, passed on November 7, 2014, at Zoo Atlanta. He was the oldest male Sumatran orangutan living in the North American population of apes managed by the Orangutan Species Survival Plan (SSP).
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago