Friday October 9th, 2015 4:01PM
Texas college on lockdown, suspect on the loose after shooting
Officials say Texas Southern University is on lockdown after two people were shot at a student housing complex.
1:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. seek suspects in Walmart robbery
Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying a masked man who reportedly robbed a Walmart and two women associated with him.
1:15PM ( 2 hours ago )
Former Franklin County female sheriff to be remembered
Funeral arrangements have been announced for former Franklin County Sheriff Mildred Royston.
1:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Banks County releases details of chase, search
The Banks County Sheriff's Office today released more details about a brief vehicle pursuit and subsequent all-day manhunt Thursday near Gillsville.
11:47AM ( 4 hours ago )
NYC jury acquits Atlanta Hawks' Sefolosha in police fracas
Atlanta Hawks' player Thabo Sefolosha has been acquitted in a case stemming from a police fracas outside a trendy New York City nightclub.
11:26AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Two charged after shots fired at Cleveland Walmart overnight
Two people from Cleveland have been charged in connection with an incident where shots were fired at Cleveland Walmart early Friday morning.
9:18AM ( 6 hours ago )
No serious injuries in Cleveland car/motorcycle collision
A motorcycle operator escaped serious injury when he was stuck from behind by a car on Helen Highway north of Cleveland Friday morning.
1:47PM ( 2 hours ago )
NE Ga. History Center steps back in time Sunday - way back
The Northeast Georgia History Center’s Family Day event on Sunday, "1066 - The Year of Three Kings," will showcase a fateful day 949 years ago, complete with a medieval weapons demonstration.
12:46PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. reports 8th rabies case of 2015
For the eigth time this year, Hall County Animal Control officials are dealing with the case of a rabid animal. The latest occurred along Price Road in the north Hall area.
11:34AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Obama focusing on condolences, not gun laws, in visiting families of Oregon shooting victims
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — President Barack Obama is bringing words of comfort and sympathy to grieving families of victims of the shooting rampage in Roseburg, Oregon, muting his message about the need fo...
3:50PM ( 10 minutes ago )
The Latest: Cousin: Suspect in Northern Arizona University shooting faces court appearance
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):12:30 p.m.An 18-year-old Northern Arizona University student accused of fatally shooting another stu...
3:38PM ( 22 minutes ago )
Honolulu homeless scatter, structures destroyed as city clears giant homeless encampment
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu officials began the final sweeps of what was one of the largest homeless encampments in the nation, tearing down structures that have been home to some for over a year.The fin...
3:24PM ( 36 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: GHS-Lanier to slug it out for 8-AAAAA supremacy
Both Gainesville and Lanier football hope to answer big questions on Friday night...
8:58PM ( 4 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Week 7: Area teams facing playoff-like scenarios as region races heat up
The official start of the high school football playoffs isn't for another month. However, for some area teams, it may actually begin this Friday.
8:25PM ( 4 hours from now )
Surprising Tigers looking to take early lead in 7-AAA
Sid Maxwell admitted he wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he decided to take the Dawson County job back in the spring.
8:02PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Softball: Branch takes No. 3 seed from Region 8-AAAAA
The Flowery Branch softball team defeated Winder-Barrow 5-2 on Thursday to secure the No. 3 seed from Region 8-AAAAA.
1:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
Falcons' Roddy White upbeat after meeting with Quinn
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn.
10:32AM ( 5 hours ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Harvick set for next leg of Chase
Kevin Harvick claims he feels pressure. But it doesn’t seem like it. In a must-win situation on Sunday at Dover, the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion led 355-of-400 laps on his way to victory lane.
8:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
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US stocks waver in afternoon trading; market is still on track for its best week this year
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are little changed late-afternoon trading Friday, but the market is still on track to close out its best week this year. Airlines and industrial stocks rose.Markets continue to...
3:15PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Recalls this week include highchairs, off-highway vehicles, hunting blinds, bed handles
About 35,000 highchairs are being recalled this week because nearly a dozen children have suffered injuries after removing the tray and falling. Other recalled consumer products include off-highway ve...
1:54PM ( 2 hours ago )
California law boosts data protections, but activists say action still needed at federal level
NEW YORK (AP) — California now requires police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous sta...
1:29PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Nick Jonas, rappers Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana added to star-studded Tidal concert
NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Jonas and rappers Rick Ross, Meek Mill and French Montana have been added to the Tidal X concert in October, concert organizers announced Friday.Previously announced artists inclu...
3:17PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Music Review: Selena Gomez find balance of soul and rhythm on 'Revival'
Selena Gomez, "Revival" (Interscope Records)Sophomore albums are notoriously tricky propositions, but Selena Gomez's second solo venture, "Revival," breezes through to the finish line — the dance floo...
1:13PM ( 2 hours ago )
Music Review: Swedish DJ Avicii feels flat on sophomore studio album "Stories"
Avicii, "Stories" (Island)Avicii, the Swedish DJ, producer and mega-hit maker, is out with his second major studio album "Stories," which arrives feeling like a move toward minimalism within an electr...
12:52PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Kenseth on pole as JGR sweeps Charlotte front row
Matt Kenseth led a Joe Gibbs Racing sweep of the front row to win his second straight pole and fourth of the season in Thursday’s qualifying session for Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway – the opening race in the 12-driver Contender round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
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12:20AM ( 15 hours ago )
Boil water advisory issued for many Demorest users
Demorest Water System customers who experienced an outage or low pressure Sunday should boil water used for consumption or food preparation.
10:10PM ( 4 days ago )