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Search for Missouri couple wanted for crimes across the South, including Ga., ends with one suspect dead and the other wounded
A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.
9:57PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, has died in South Florida
MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to e...
7:35PM ( 6 hours ago )
Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.Technology stocks fell espec...
7:19PM ( 7 hours ago )
Missing Rabun County teen located
A missing teenager from Rabun County has been located, according to officials with the Rabun County Sheriff's Office.
4:21PM ( 10 hours ago )
Georgia Supreme Court to hear Hart County case Monday
A woman seeking to visit the father she claims is in poor health in Hart County is scheduled to have her appeal heard next week by the Georgia Supreme Court.
2:46PM ( 11 hours ago )
No injuries reported in Gillsville Highway mobile home fire
​The occupants of a single-wide mobile home escaped the building off of Ga. 323 or Gillsville Highway Friday morning before Hall County Firefighters arrived.
10:47AM ( 15 hours ago )
CDC: Men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday said men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman — for the entire duration of the pregnancy.Th...
9:14PM ( 5 hours ago )
Dawson County names Randall Dowling next county manager
Dowling, who has over 21 years of experience in Georgia county governments, was selected unanimously by the Dawson County Board of Commissioner's during a voting session this week.
6:17PM ( 8 hours ago )
Fair Street school hears from pro wrestler as part of Classroom Champions program
Fair Street IB World School welcomed guest speaker Alan Jones (aka AJ Styles), a professional wrestler in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Friday in conjunction with the Classroom Champions program.
6:04PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Los Angeles residents who live near a gas leak that has been out of control for 15 weeks are expressing a mix of optimism and skepticism that a fix is within sight
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to r...
2:07AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Rescuers are racing to find survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least seven people
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers raced to find survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least...
1:57AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Like a bad love song, the weekend demolition of a bridge made famous by the movies is killing the traffic mood in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like a bad love song, the weekend demolition of a bridge made famous by the movies is killing the traffic mood in Los Angeles.Destruction of the 6th Street Bridge, a supporting play...
1:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO)Basketball: North Hall pushes past Stephens County -- Lady Trojans do so in double overtime
North Hall could have let this one get away, caught up in a tough region showdown on the road -- but the Lady Trojans weren't interested in ending the regular season with a whimper.
11:50AM ( 9 hours from now )
Girls basketball: Hill-Gilmore resting comfortably after falling ill during GHS girls game
Gainesville girls basketball coach Brenda Hill-Gilmore appeared to be resting comfortably after being taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday at halftime of the Lady Red Elephants contest at Winder-Barrow.
11:28AM ( 8 hours from now )
Swimming: Porter, area hopefuls impress during championship preliminary races
Camille Porter -- and a host of other northeast Georgia-based swimmers -- served notice on Friday: They have medals in their sites.
8:54AM ( 6 hours from now )
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It's worth looking past the so-so job growth in January
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January's so-so job growth.At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few...
5:12PM ( 9 hours ago )
Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of "The Hunger Games" and investors fled as hope...
4:13PM ( 10 hours ago )
Auto, student loans fuel US consumer borrowing in December
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the fastest pace in three months. The result suggests that consumer spending should remain strong in the coming months.Borrowi...
3:24PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's sidekick in his "Peanuts" comic strip, has died
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Pe...
2:09AM ( 21 minutes ago )
"The Walk" actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been feted at Harvard University as its Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.In keeping with tradition, "The Walk" actor was feted and roasted as Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Th...
11:02PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hillary Clinton is making a direct pitch to younger voters at a Democratic party dinner in New Hampshire
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):10:15 p.m.Hillary Clinton is making a direct pitch to younger voters a...
10:25PM ( 4 hours ago )
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PASS set to open 2016 Saturday at Greenville-Pickens
Greenville-Pickens Speedway will take center stage on Saturday, as the legendary Easley, S.C. raceway plays host to the PASS Asphalt Late Model Series season opener with the third annual Winter Meltdown.
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UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 1 day ago )