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Atlanta teen gets perfect SAT, ACT scores

Atlanta teen gets perfect SAT, ACT scoresAn Atlanta teen has done something only a few young scholars do each year: make a perfect score on both the ACT and SAT standardized tests.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Georgia

Police: Suspects in double murder connected to other deaths

Police: Suspects in double murder connected to other deathsFulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said on Friday that Brianna Brooks and Jeronta Brown were just two of Andre Gay and Richard "Fathead" Wilson's victims.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Senate candidate Michelle Nunn supports travel ban

Senate candidate Michelle Nunn supports travel banOn a Friday campaign stop in Macon, U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, said she supports a travel ban due to Ebola.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
News

Quadruple amputee gets new home for his family

Quadruple amputee gets new home for his familySgt. Travis Mills is a quadruple amputee. He's also a husband and a father to a 3-year-old girl.
  • News
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
News

Is there a lion on the prowl in Henry Co.?

Is there a lion on the prowl in Henry Co.?Experts say the only kind of lion you're going to find in Henry County are lion statues, but suddenly, neighbors are not so sure.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
News

Childhood cancer survivor working to become oncologist

Childhood cancer survivor working to become oncologistThere is nothing unusual in an intern shadowing a doctor on the job. But Michael Stevens isn't just any intern. He has spent the past several months shadowing pediatric oncologist Dr. John Bergsagel at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
News

Atlanta firefighters sing about fire prevention

Atlanta firefighters sing about fire preventionThe Atlanta Fire Department hopes for a lot of laughs in addition to fire safety preparation with the video its firefighters made for Fire Safety Prevention Month.
  • News
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
News

Police: Facebook video put students in fear

Police: Facebook video put students in fearA man is facing charges of making terroristic threats after police say he produced a menacing Facebook video that scared students at a suburban Atlanta high school.
  • News
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

McCain says veterans should back Perdue in Georgia

McCain says veterans should back Perdue in GeorgiaU.S. Sen. John McCain is urging veterans to support Republican David Perdue in the race for Georgia's U.S. Senate.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Weather

NWS: 5 tornadoes touched down in Atlanta area on Tuesday

NWS: 5 tornadoes touched down in Atlanta area on TuesdayThe National Weather Service reported Wednesday afternoon five tornadoes touched down in the metro Atlanta area during Tuesday's severe weather.
  • Weather
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Elections

NEW Poll: Nunn leading Perdue; Carter, Deal tied

NEW Poll: Nunn leading Perdue; Carter, Deal tiedA new SurveyUSA poll shows Democrat Nunn leading Republican Perdue for the first time. Governor's race is still tied.
  • Elections
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
News

'Nestoration' begins for Berry College bald eagles

'Nestoration' begins for Berry College bald eaglesThey've been viewed by millions online, and now the bald eagles at Berry College are back in the spotlight with the beginning of another nesting season.
  • News
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
News

Atlanta attorney builds wells in Haiti

Atlanta attorney builds wells in HaitiBuckley founded a non-profit called Water Life Hope, which has created safe drinking water for 350,000 of the country's residents. He visits Haiti whenever he can, installing wells in parts of the country without clean water and changing people's lives,...
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Weather

NWS: 2 tornadoes touch down in metro area

NWS: 2 tornadoes touch down in metro areaNational Weather Service officials say at least two tornadoes caused damage in the metro Atlanta area on Tuesday.
  • Weather
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
News

Deal halts campaign events after GOP staffer dies

Deal halts campaign events after GOP staffer diesGov. Nathan Deal says he's halting campaign events at least through Wednesday after a Republican Party staffer's death.
  • News
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Crime

Suspects in hard hats rob jewelry store

Suspects in hard hats rob jewelry storeTwo men dressed as road workers robbed a Barrow County jewelry store Tuesday morning.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Military

Army focused on staffing Ga. cyber defense center

Army focused on staffing Ga. cyber defense centerMilitary officials say they're competing with private companies for workers to staff the Army Cyber Command, but are also looking to the private sector for workforce management guidance.
  • Military
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Weather

Storms knock out power to more than 31,000 in Ga.

Storms knock out power to more than 31,000 in Ga.Residents across Georgia were under a tornado watch as severe thunderstorms pounded parts of the state, knocking out power to more than 31,500 customers statewide before dawn Tuesday.
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon: 'I made a mistake'

Reese Witherspoon: 'I made a mistake'You know it's Oscar season when the Great Celebrity Apology World Tour hits the road.
  • Entertainment
  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
Crime

Ross Harris to waive arraignment, plead not guilty

Ross Harris to waive arraignment, plead not guiltyThe father charged in his son's hot car death will waive his scheduled court appearance, effectively pleading not guilty to the murder charges.
  • Crime
  • 1 week ago
Georgia

Deadly high school shooting suspect in custody

Deadly high school shooting suspect in custodyEric Johnson Jr., the teen wanted by police in connection with the shooting death of Kristofer Hunter, is in custody.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Georgia

NC could join list of states allowing guns at fair

NC could join list of states allowing guns at fairNorth Carolina could join a small number of states that allow concealed handguns at state fairs.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Georgia

Lawsuit seeks to force processing of Ga. voters

Lawsuit seeks to force processing of Ga. votersA lawsuit seeks to force voting officials to enroll potential voters in Georgia ahead of the upcoming election.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Georgia

Polygraph examiner pleads guilty to perjury in Ga.

Polygraph examiner pleads guilty to perjury in Ga.A polygraph examiner has pleaded guilty to perjury for giving false testimony in a mass murder case in coastal Georgia.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Georgia

States accept greater burden for port improvements

States accept greater burden for port improvementsEast Coast states are shouldering more of the financial burden rather than wait for money from Washington
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Georgia

Man jailed for giving Augusta teenager a tattoo

Man jailed for giving Augusta teenager a tattooA man has been jailed in Augusta on charges that he gave a tattoo to a teenage girl.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Georgia

UGA could sue dealer for making Gurley break rules

UGA could sue dealer for making Gurley break rulesBryan Allen is not only in big trouble with UGA fans; he could also be in trouble with the university.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 2 days ago