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Saturday July 23rd, 2016 11:05AM
Charter bus catches fire on I-85 in Buford, no injuries reported
Passengers on board a charter bus traveling down I-85 near Buford got a big scare when the bus caught on fire Friday afternoon.
10:30AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
Police say the 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings
10:27AM ( 37 minutes ago )
LISTEN: GBI reports three-year climb in arrests related to child exploitation cases
Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials this week reported a steady increase in the number of arrests in child exploitation cases over the past three years.
9:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket
10:07PM ( 12 hours ago )
Fire officials say arson caused blaze in Sugar Hill
Gwinnett County authorities now believe that a Wednesday afternoon house fire in Sugar Hill was ignited intentionally.
8:33PM ( 14 hours ago )
Forsyth County holds millage rate steady for FY 2017
Forsyth County commissioners voted Thursday to hold the county's millage rate steady for fiscal year 2017.
1:25PM ( 21 hours ago )
Georgia man drowns while fishing in South Carolina pond
A Georgia man is dead after drowning while fishing in a pond in Aiken County
9:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lathem joins Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce staff
Mandy Lathem, a lifelong resident of the Gainesville area, has joined the staff of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Membership/Events.
9:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Democratic delegates mostly positive about Kaine; Trump calls him 'Corrupt Kaine'
Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying he will appeal to moderates but do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters
8:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Russian balloonist lands safely in Australia after 11 days
A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist has come back to Earth safely in the Australian Outback after claiming a new record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days
10:31AM ( 33 minutes ago )
IS attack on Afghan protest kills at least 61, wounds 207
A bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group has killed 61 people and wounded 207, after striking a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul
10:12AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing
Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood
10:02AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Two-a-Days: Indians face tough task in new, rugged 8-AAAA
The Indians are one of the holdovers in Region 8-AAAA, which with the addition of Jefferson, Region 8-AAA champion Oconee County, and Region 6-AAAA champion St. Pius, may be one of the toughest in the state in any classification...
6:33PM ( 7 hours from now )
Story, Arenado homer in Rockies' 4-3 win over Braves
Jon Gray pitched seven strong innings, Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story hit two-run homers off relievers after starter Julio Teheran left because of an injury, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Friday night.
8:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
Kyle Busch spins in Indy practice, avoids major damage
Defending Brickyard 400 race winner Kyle Busch narrowly avoided a major catastrophe during opening practice on Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for Sunday’s race.
8:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
Turkey seizes over 2,250 institutions in post-coup crackdown
In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on Saturday announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational, health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose a threat to national security
9:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Merkel vows 'everything possible' for security
Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the country's security services will "do everything possible to protect the security and freedom of all people in Germany" in the wake of two attacks in less than a week
8:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
A look at the AP-Gfk poll on American attitudes about guns
Americans widely support some of the most often-proposed limits on firearm ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15
8:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflects on last season
The infamously tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflected on last season at Comic-Con Friday and joked about possibilities for the future
8:16PM ( 14 hours ago )
Former 'Melrose Place' actress faces re-sentencing for crash
A former "Melrose Place" actress convicted for a drunken driving crash that killed a central New Jersey woman faces a re-sentencing
7:43PM ( 15 hours ago )
Trump convention speech draws 32.2 million TV viewers
The Nielsen company says an estimated 32.2 million people watched Donald Trump deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech
7:04PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Three in a row for Briscoe with ARCA Lucas Oil victory
Chase Briscoe raced hard to get there, but once he got the lead, the Mitchell, Indiana rookie drove away from his closest challengers to win the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 for the ARCA Racing Series Friday night at Lucas Oil Raceway...
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1:29AM ( 9 hours ago )