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Crime

UPDATE: Kelly Gissendaner execution postponed

UPDATE: Kelly Gissendaner execution postponedThe board could either grant clemency, which means the death sentence would be commuted to life with the possibility of parole; clemency could be denied; or a stay of up to ninety days could be granted while members review case information.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Weather

State of Emergency in North Georgia

State of Emergency in North GeorgiaGovernor Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency in North Georgia
  • Weather
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Local

Sickle Cell Disease to be covered under Medical Marijuana bill

Sickle Cell Disease to be covered under Medical Marijuana billPeake said by phone Tuesday night, "Members of our house, who came and expressed a real desire to include sickle cell disease, on the list of conditions, we debated that, and I think we're going to come to the conclusion that it makes sense to add sickle cell...
  • Local
  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Health

Deal reveals plan to help rural hospitals

Deal reveals plan to help rural hospitalsCommittee suggests "hub and spoke" model to save rural Georgia hospitals
  • Health
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Georgia

House vote expected Wednesday on cannabis bill

House vote expected Wednesday on cannabis billHB 1 expected to be on House floor by the end of the week
  • Georgia
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Crime

Teen arrested in Romanian crew ATM skimmer scam

Teen arrested in Romanian crew ATM skimmer scamPolice say an alert bank customer helped bring down a member of a sophisticated crime ring.
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  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Georgia

Deal bans convicted felons box on state job applications

Deal bans convicted felons box on state job applicationsFelons can now apply for state jobs in Georgia without disclosing their convictions.
  • Georgia
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Crime

Suspect dead after Habersham Co. sheriff, 3 others shot

Suspect dead after Habersham Co. sheriff, 3 others shotMore details have been released about the man accused of shooting the Habersham County sheriff and a deputy over the weekend.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Georgia

Lost on the Line: Emergency calls that can't be tracked

Lost on the Line: Emergency calls that can't be trackedYour cell phone knows exactly where you are, but 911 doesn't get a victim's location in a shockingly high number of emergencies. The 11Alive Investigators' Brendan Keefe found out that the problem is getting worse – and costing lives.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week ago
News

Fulton County pays $5M for property it doesn't need

Fulton County pays $5M for property it doesn't needFulton County must pay $5.18 million for a 12-acre parcel of land in northwest Atlanta it no longer needs for a new library.
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  • 1 week ago
News

Unlikely heroes help during winter weather

Unlikely heroes help during winter weatherA group of volunteers is coming together to help those affected by this week's winter weather in North Georgia.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Human hybrid bill sponsor talks centaurs, werewolves

Human hybrid bill sponsor talks centaurs, werewolves"Everybody always asks," says Rep. Tom Kirby, repeating the question: "Is it even possible to mix non-human with human embryos? Yes it is."
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Entertainment

'McFarland, USA' premiere celebrates Georgia champs

'McFarland, USA' premiere celebrates Georgia champsThe stars of the Atlanta premiere of McFarland, USA were the coaches and runners from Clarkston High School.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Ga. girl who fell into well recovering, slowly

Ga. girl who fell into well recovering, slowlyMegan Winters, the then-7-year-old girl who fell into an abandoned well in December 2013 and suffered multiple injuries, started another round of physical therapy on Thursday.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Wrong body buried after mix-up at GBI crime lab

Wrong body buried after mix-up at GBI crime labGeorgia Bureau of Investigation officials said a body they sent to a funeral home is not who they thought.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Georgia residents startled by emergency phone message

Georgia residents startled by emergency phone messageThe Georgia Emergency Management Agency sent out a Civil Emergency Message to cell phones across parts of north Georgia Thursday evening, startling many with it's nebulous message.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Crime

Are people going to prison needlessly?

Are people going to prison needlessly?Criminals don't have much of a lobby under the Gold Dome. The prevailing wisdom is that they get what they deserve. But the real question is do they deserve what they get?
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

Facebook now the first stop for extras casting

Facebook now the first stop for extras castingAgencies like New Life Casting, CL Casting and Extras Casting Atlanta have Facebook pages that let you sign up and search for casting calls. And it's all for free.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Georgia

UGA discounts meningitis rumors after student death

UGA discounts meningitis rumors after student deathUniversity of Georgia officials have not released what caused a student's recent death.
  • Georgia
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Nation

Digital kidnappers steal kids' online pictures

Digital kidnappers steal kids' online picturesChild advocates have started a movement to stop digital kidnapping.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Crime

Ga.'s female death row inmate's last meal request

Ga.'s female death row inmate's last meal requestKelly Renee Gissendaner is scheduled to die by lethal injection Feb. 25 in Jackson.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Life

Nashville man reconnects Georgia family with long-lost heirlooom

Nashville man reconnects Georgia family with long-lost heirlooomA Georgia woman received a once-lost 80-year-old autograph book that her great-grandmother kept after a Nashville man found it in a Manchester antique shop.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Weather

GDOT preparing for possible North Ga. winter weather

GDOT preparing for possible North Ga. winter weatherA cold weekend is on tap, setting the stage for the possibility of winter weather early next week.
  • Weather
  • 2 weeks ago
News

Schools react to takeover plan as Gov. Deal seeks support

Schools react to takeover plan as Gov. Deal seeks supportGeorgia would become one of several states authorized to take over schools that Gov. Nathan Deal has called "chronically failing" in a recently introduced plan.
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  • 2 weeks ago
News

Fighter jets practice off coast of Georgia

Fighter jets practice off coast of GeorgiaFighter pilots from across the United States are training in a large exercise off the coast of Georgia.
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  • 2 weeks ago
News

Guard shot at FedEx plant to undergo 26th surgery

Guard shot at FedEx plant to undergo 26th surgeryA security guard shot last year during a rampage at a FedEx plant will undergo his 26th surgery.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Entertainment

Bobbi Kristina family on pulling life support: 'We wouldn't do that'

Bobbi Kristina family on pulling life support: 'We wouldn't do that'In an exclusive interview, Jerod Brown, Bobbi Kristina's cousin, told WXIA's Valerie Hoff Nick Gordon has not been allowed to visit her at Emory Hospital.
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  • 2 weeks ago
News

Berry College eaglet egg hatches

Berry College eaglet egg hatchesA new generation of Berry College Eagles has arrived!
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Man charged with having sex with corpse in Georgia mortuary

Man charged with having sex with corpse in Georgia mortuaryPolice have charged a homeless man with performing a sex act on a woman's body at a funeral home in Columbus.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Shoplifting suspect steals $10,000 worth of underwear

Shoplifting suspect steals $10,000 worth of underwearAtlanta Police are looking for a woman accused of stealing nearly 800 pairs of panties from the Victoria's Secret at Lenox Square.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Couple married 74 years keeps love in their hearts

Couple married 74 years keeps love in their heartsMore than 70 years ago, Raymond and Mazie Huggins found each other. Thanks to an innovative heart procedure, they're keeping love alive well into their 90's.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Georgia

Gay community looking to form new private school in Atlanta

Gay community looking to form new private school in AtlantaSome Atlantans are joining forces trying to start a new private school where students from all walks of life -- mainly those who are from gay, lesbian or transgender families can feel comfortable.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Georgia

Georgia's economic outlook for 2015 released

Georgia's economic outlook for 2015 releasedThe results of a survey Mercer University's school of business conducted were released at the Georgia Economic Outlook Luncheon Thursday afternoon.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

I-75 toll lanes expected to ease traffic

I-75 toll lanes expected to ease trafficThe State Road and Tollway Authority is trying to fix traffic on I-75 with a $226 million project.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Crime

3 arrested, charged in Marietta Craigslist murder

3 arrested, charged in Marietta Craigslist murderMarietta Police said three people have been arrested with the shooting death of a 21-year-old man in a Craigslist-related murder Monday evening.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Money

Even with debt, save enough to get free money

Even with debt, save enough to get free moneyEven if you need to pay down debt, certified financial planner Wes Moss said you should save enough to take advantage of any employer matches.
  • Money
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Politics

Perdue makes final pitch to Central Ga. voters

Perdue makes final pitch to Central Ga. votersSenate candidate David Perdue flew in to make his final pitch to Central Georgia voters Monday morning. Perdue visited Middle Georgia Regional Airport as part of a statewide tour, one day before his election showdown with Michelle Nunn. He was joined by fellow...
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Macon

Gov. Deal at Bass Pro Shops in Macon

Gov. Deal at Bass Pro Shops in MaconGovernor Nathan deal is touring the state in what he's calling a 2014 victory tour. Deal and Representative Allen Peake appeared at the Bass Pro Shops parking lot in Macon Tuesday morning.
  • Macon
  • 4 months ago
Georgia

Georgia Aquarium says beluga whale is pregnant

Georgia Aquarium says beluga whale is pregnantUltrasound of Maris' calf
  • Georgia
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Festivals

Your Photos: 2014 Georgia National Fair

Your Photos: 2014 Georgia National FairFerris wheel
  • Festivals
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Elections

GC&SU students weigh in on governor, U.S. Senate debates

GC&SU students weigh in on governor, U.S. Senate debatesThe Libertarian, Swafford, didn't do as well as the other candidates.
  • Elections
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Jimmy Carter through the years

Jimmy Carter through the yearsAUSTIN, TX - APRIL 8: Former President Jimmy Carter sits down for a conversation with Mark Updegrove, Director of the LBJ Presidential Library, on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 8, 2014 in Austin, Texas. The summit is...
  • Nation
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago