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Friday May 29th, 2015 8:15PM
Five injured after pedestrian enters Sardis Rd
Charges are pending against a pedestrian who reportedly caused a car accident on Sardis Road in Hall County.
5:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
Father: Woman shot by sheriff told Gwinnett police it was an accident
The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home in Gwinnett County, her father said Friday.
3:52PM ( 4 hours ago )
Falcon LB wanted for Aggravated Animal Cruelty
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo is wanted by Gwinnett County Police.
3:51PM ( 4 hours ago )
Lake Russell swimming area reopens, Lake Rabun still closed because of bacteria
One swimming beach is open but another remains closed in north Georgia after U.S. Forest Service officials found elevated levels of fecal coliform bacteria in the water last Saturday.
2:12PM ( 6 hours ago )
Boat involved in fatal accident on Lanier struck rocks before capsizing
A boat involved in a fatal accident on Lake Lanier in March struck "submerged and exposed" rocks before capsizing and trapping a passenger underneath it, resulting in her death.
12:43PM ( 7 hours ago )
Keith Bridge Road wreck confirmed fatal
A spokesman with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said one person died and another was air lifted to a hospital following a traffic accident on Keith Bridge Road late Friday morning.
12:32PM ( 7 hours ago )
Latest on flooding: Home evacuation in Texas city reduced
6:20 p.m. (CDT)The number of homes ordered evacuated in the Southeast Texas city of Wharton due to the rising Colorado River has been reduced to 30.Officials in Wharton, 60 miles southwest of Houston,...
7:30PM ( 44 minutes ago )
Fuel and potential fires for the US economy ahead
WASHINGTON (AP) — The US economy should get better after a sputtering first quarter, but how much better? It's complicated.Steady hiring and low gas prices should help power solid growth through the r...
5:06PM ( 3 hours ago )
Stocks end week lower following disappointing economic data
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank Friday following news that the U.S. economy shrank in the first three months of the year.The revised data showed that gross domestic product contracted 0.7 percent in the f...
4:35PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Nigeria's new president pledges fight against Boko Haram
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's new president was sworn in on Friday and pledged to tackle Boko Haram "head on," asserting the fight against the Islamic extremists wouldn't be won until hundreds of sc...
7:49PM ( 25 minutes ago )
AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse
CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.T...
7:42PM ( 32 minutes ago )
AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters
The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing.The National Weather Service said Friday that there's up to a 70 percen...
7:39PM ( 35 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
11:48AM ( 15 hours from now )
2015 baseball season will go down in history
The 2015 high school baseball season will long be remembered...
10:29AM ( 14 hours from now )
Ralston guns down another tournament title, sets personal bests in process
Gainesville prep golfer Spencer Ralston began his summer tournament schedule with a bang this week, winning the Orchard Hills Junior Classic in Newnan by firing an 18-under-par 126 over 36 holes.
11:59AM ( 8 hours ago )
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US presses Europeans at meeting to solve Greek crisis
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Finance ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies heard a sharp call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to find agreement on more financial help for Greece.Lew...
4:44PM ( 3 hours ago )
Latest US proposal for ethanol could have political fallout
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices, but could have political reverberations in Iow...
3:38PM ( 4 hours ago )
Recalls this week: Folding knives, night lights, bicycles
More than 150,000 folding knives are being recalled because of a faulty locking mechanism that can result in lacerations. Other consumer products being recalled this week include night lights and bicy...
2:46PM ( 5 hours ago )
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The Latest: Holmes says depression drove him to kill
5 p.m. (MDT)Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting have been sent home for the weekend after spending most of Friday listening to a videotaped interview of James Holmes by a state-appointed psychiatr...
7:18PM ( 56 minutes ago )
Thousands view B.B. King on eve of Mississippi funeral
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Blues guitarist Buddy Guy says he always intended to tour the B.B. King Museum while its namesake, his longtime friend, was still living.The 78-year-old Guy was among more than...
7:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rihanna in Cuba's capital to record music video
HAVANA (AP) — Pop star Rihanna drew a crowd Friday while cruising down Havana's Malecon shore boulevard in a classic American convertible from the 1950s.Children and young people swarmed around the ca...
6:55PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Video: Edwards, Dillon take Memorial Day victories at Charlotte
For many people, Memorial Day Weekend is all about traveling. And with the current price of gasoline, it can easily be about fuel mileage as well.
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 3 days ago )