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Saturday May 28th, 2016 9:40AM
Funeral services Sunday for Dawsonville boy killed in motorcycle accident
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon for an 11-year-old Dawsonville boy who was killed in a motorcycle crash this week.
7:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
No injuries reported following Flowery Branch house fire
Hall County firefighters were called to the scene of a residential fire in the northern reaches of Flowery Branch Friday night.
9:39PM ( 12 hours ago )
AUDIO: Grilling safety tips to know ahead of Memorial Day weekend
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching, the Afternoon News Wrap called upon Capt. Zach Brackett of Hall County Fire Services and Dr. Tawanna Strauther of the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group for some tips and tricks to help keep you safe if you plan on firing up the grill or barbecue.
9:28PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Rape suspect apprehended during drug investigation
A Gainesville man was arrested Thursday during a drug investigation, and when he was processed through the jail it was revealed he was a DNA match in a years-old rape case.
5:42PM ( 15 hours ago )
Motorcyclist, driver injured in two-vehicle crash on Ga. 365
Those trying to get an early start on their holiday travel via Ga. 365 in Stephens County likely faced frustration Friday afternoon as a portion of the highway was shut down due to a crash.
5:25PM ( 16 hours ago )
Banks/Madison standoff suspect faces robbery, assault, hijacking charges
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released more details of Monday night's double shooting in Banks County and subsequent hours-long standoff in Madison County.
4:01PM ( 17 hours ago )
Georgia's McGarity apologizes to board for Ludacris contract
Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity apologizes to athletic association's board of directors for contact which provided rapper Ludacris $65,000, liquor and condoms to perform at spring football game
9:22AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Hall students receive Piedmont academic honors
A number of students from Hall County recently received academic honors from Piedmont College following completion of the spring semester.
9:00AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Georgia officials: Woman who got Zika from partner recovers
State health officials say a woman confirmed as having the state's first sexually transmitted case of the Zika virus has recovered.
5:41AM ( 3 hours ago )
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UN health agency rejects call to postpone Rio Olympics
The World Health Organization says there's "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the 2016 Rio Olympics because of the Zika outbreak
9:13AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Texas braces for possibly more rain after flooding kills 1
Officials in Texas are bracing for the possibility of more rain over the long Memorial Day weekend after flooding there killed one person and left three others missing
9:11AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Probe underway into fatal river crash of vintage WWII plane
Officials are expected to begin the task of raising the wreckage of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot
9:06AM ( 33 minutes ago )
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Larson closing in on first NASCAR Sprint Cup win
Kyle Larson is close – and he knows it. Two weeks ago at Dover International Speedway, he ran a near second to Matt Kenseth in the AAA 400, dogging the race winner to the finish line on the final green-flag run.
8:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Kanaan leads Carb Day practice for Sunday’s Indy 500
He may be starting 18th in Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, but Tony Kanaan believes he has a car that can win the historic race.
1:54AM ( 7 hours ago )
Markakis has 2-run single in 8th, Braves top Marlins 4-2
Nick Markakis hit a tie-breaking, two-run single off third baseman Nick Prado's glove with two outs and the bases loaded in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Friday night for a rare home win.
11:06PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Chinese developer Wanda opens theme park to take on Disney
China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex that it's positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival to Disney and its $5.5 billion Shanghai theme park opening next month
6:46AM ( 2 hours ago )
Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best
Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on
2:54AM ( 6 hours ago )
Education Department replaces career college chain monitor
The Education Department has appointed a new lawyer to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., following an Associated Press review that found trouble at the schools and questioned the previous monitor's independence
2:53AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Italian theater actor, director Giorgio Albertazzi dies
Giorgio Albertazzi, a theater actor and director, famed especially for his Emperor Hadrian role, has died in his native Italy
9:19AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Domestic violence accusations often leave permanent damage
Globally beloved, Johnny Depp will continue to be popular and make millions as a movie star, despite his wife's allegations that he was physically abusive throughout their relationship, but he'll have a permanent edge now that no camera lens can soften
7:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges
Former "Glee" star Mark Salling has been charged with two counts of receiving and possessing child pornography
12:41AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Kanaan leads Carb Day practice for Sunday’s Indy 500
He may be starting 18th in Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, but Tony Kanaan believes he has a car that can win the historic race.
By IndyCar Media
1:54AM ( 7 hours ago )