Wednesday August 31st, 2016 9:54PM
Ex-Atlanta police officer indicted in death of unarmed man
A grand jury on Wednesday charged a white former Atlanta police officer with felony murder and other crimes in the death of an unarmed black man who was driving a car.
9:36PM ( 18 minutes ago )
By The Associated Press
LISTEN: Hall Co. animal shelter teams with local school for 'Run with Rescues' program
This Saturday, a number of rescued dogs from the Hall County Animal Shelter will be brought to Chestatee Middle School, where they will be partnered with the high school track team to go for a run.
8:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
UPDATE: Gwinnett County children found safely
Two Gwinnett County girls were located safely around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday about an hour after authorities began the search for them.
5:29PM ( 4 hours ago )
6 arrested on drug charges in White County
Six people were arrested after drug agents searched an apartment in Cleveland Wednesday.
5:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Former Buford investment advisor sentenced to five years in prison
​A former investment advisor from Buford will spend the next five years behind bars for stealing over $3.2 million from his clients, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
3:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
Cornelia sewer line replacement continues
People driving in the downtown Cornelia area likely have found themselves having to take a detour over the past few days.
3:01PM ( 6 hours ago )
Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba
The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War
8:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Habersham County deputy bit by dog
A Habersham County Sheriff's Deputy needed a few stitches after she was bit by a dog while responding to a call Tuesday night.
4:25PM ( 5 hours ago )
UPDATE: One person injured in five-car pileup on I-985
A five-vehicle traffic accident up on Interstate 985 in south Hall County Wednesday morning resulted in minor injuries to one of the people involved.
1:40PM ( 8 hours ago )
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AP Explains: National anthem is icon of patriotism, protest
America's national anthem has become a symbol of both patriotism and politics
9:31PM ( 22 minutes ago )
Mexico angry at president's 'humiliating' meeting with Trump
Mexicans responded angrily to what they saw as a weak performance by President Enrique Pena Nieto, who appeared to let Republican candidate Donald Trump emerge unscathed from a meeting Wednesday
9:23PM ( 30 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Among 10 Things to Know: Brazil's Senate votes to remove Dilma Rousseff as president; storm near Hawaii downgraded from hurricane to tropical storm; Americans' attitudes toward marijuana are shifting
9:16PM ( 37 minutes ago )
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Falcons place rookie WR Fuller on IR with shoulder injury
The Atlanta Falcons have placed rookie wide receiver Devin Fuller on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and have re-signed fullback Will Ratelle.
9:13PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Clayton Turner takes Hartwell Limited Late Model victory
Clayton Turner was able to hold off all comers to score the Limited Late Model feature victory Saturday night at Georgia’s Hartwell Speedway.
8:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
War Eagles 'believing again' after busting losing streak
In three years of varsity football, Chestatee High senior Barron King thought he had seen just about everything...
5:34PM ( 4 hours ago )
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APNewsBreak: US set to destroy big chemical weapon stockpile
The Army says it plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation's largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent, complying with an international treaty that bans all chemical weapons
7:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
Who pays for the wall? Dispute clouds Trump's Mexico visit
Within hours of Donald Trump's visit to Mexico, a dispute has risen over the most contentious part of the billionaire's plans to secure the U.S. southern border _ his insistence that Mexico must pay to build a wall
7:44PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP NewsBreak: Ritz's office backed app deal without bidding
AP NewsBreak: Indiana schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz's office approved a lucrative technology contract that state government officials said should have been put out for competitive bid
7:19PM ( 2 hours ago )
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The Latest: Sevastova came back for moments like this
Anastasija Sevastova says moments like her U.S. Open upset of Garbine Muguruza are why she came out of retirement
9:16PM ( 37 minutes ago )
To quell uproar, Maine governor seeking 'spiritual guidance'
Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he created when he left an obscene rant on a Democratic lawmaker's voicemail
8:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
YouTube star PewDiePie back on Twitter after ISIS joke
The most popular YouTuber is back on Twitter after joking that his account became unverified because he joined ISIS
7:44PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Will ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" go ahead with its plans to have Ryan Lochte as a contestant as the Olympic swimmer faces a charge of filing a false police report in Brazil?
Yes, any publicity is good publicity for a TV program.
No, I think Lochte's legal woes will ultimately be too controversial for the show to handle.
I'm not sure. I think the show's producers will see how it plays out.
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Rahal takes IndyCar victory in closest ever Texas finish
Verizon IndyCar Series fans waited 76 days for the Firestone 600 to be completed at Texas Motor Speedway. It was definitely worth the wait.
By IndyCar Media
1:45AM ( 3 days ago )
Ex-Atlanta police officer indicted in death of unarmed man
A grand jury on Wednesday charged a white former Atlanta police officer with felony murder and other crimes in the death of an unarmed black man who was driving a car.
By The Associated Press
9:36PM ( 18 minutes ago )