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Monday April 27th, 2015 11:48PM
Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died fro...
9:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons...
8:35PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. municipalities briefed on Ga. legislative session
The various municipalities in Hall County (Braselton, Buford, Clermont, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Lula, and Oakwood) got their briefing on how various pieces of legislation passed in the Georgia General Assembly in 2015 will affect them.
7:47PM ( 4 hours ago )
Director of state agency that investigates judges steps down
The director of the state agency charged with investigating judicial misconduct has resigned the same day a newspaper reported details of his billing arrangement with the agency.
4:03PM ( 7 hours ago )
Weekend accident kills two, injures one in south Hall County
Two women were killed and a man was injured in a collision in south Hall County Saturday night.
11:09AM ( 12 hours ago )
Toddler run over by vehicle in Hall County, uncle charged
A toddler is dead and his 19-year-old uncle is in jail after a fatal accident in the east Hall County area Sunday afternoon.
7:27AM ( 16 hours ago )
High school teacher killed in wreck with prom-going teens
An Atlanta high school teacher has died after a car crash with two students on their way to her school's prom
12:31PM ( 11 hours ago )
Piedmont College to hold commencement events this weekend
Piedmont College will celebrate Spring Commencement 2015 with three days of events and ceremonies at the campus in Demorest April 30–May2.
10:53AM ( 12 hours ago )
Southern states observe Confederate Memorial Day
One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War's end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday.
10:06AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,4,38 in 3 countries
9.00 a.m. (0315 GMT)A Nepal police official says at least 4,352 bodies have so far been recovered after last week's massive earthquake that struck just outside of capital Kathmandu.Deputy Inspector Ge...
11:37PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Latest on police-custody death: Massive fire related to riot
10:50 p.m.Deputy Chief Fire Marshall Shawn Belton says some 80 firefighters were called to fight the huge fire that engulfed the unoccupied building under construction in east Baltimore.He says embers...
11:21PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Filmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everest
A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal.Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the c...
11:12PM ( 35 minutes ago )
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National
Girls tennis: Branch slams Villa Rica to reach quarters for first time in 4 years
Flowery Branch girls tennis coach Ginger Jackson imparted a simple philosophy to her Lady Falcons at the start of the state playoffs.
11:38PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Girls tennis: North Hall edges out Chamblee for state quarterfinal spot
The North Hall girls tennis team battled through two-and-a-half hours of a grueling second round state playoff match on Monday in Atlanta.
11:35PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Hawks find themselves tied up, 2-2 with Nets after OT loss
Deron Williams rebounded from two dismal games with 35 points, and the Brooklyn Nets pulled out a 120-115 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night, tying the series at two games apiece.
10:51PM ( 57 minutes ago )
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Sports
Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks 'very close'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out early...
8:38PM ( 3 hours ago )
Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch.While skeptics question whether the company's fut...
7:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
An explanation of wild birds' role in avian flu outbreak
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States. The H5N2 virus has cost Midwestern turkey and chicken producers more...
6:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Business
The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial
5:55 p.m. MDTThe Arapahoe County Justice Center in suburban Denver has emptied quickly after opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting trial.Victims and survivors left the same way they ente...
10:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman in HBO movie
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "How to Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the abolitionist hero.HBO said Monday that the project is based on the biography "Bound...
9:20PM ( 2 hours ago )
'Batman' trial tries to look inside Colorado shooter's mind
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury Monday as lawyers revealed many more details about his conversion from a promising grad student to a...
8:53PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Brian France: Kyle Busch may have a path to the Chase
NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France couldn’t have been more emphatic when he met with the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday in New York City.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Thieves cause $20k worth of damage to North Hall store
Hall County authorities think a burglar caused about $20,000 worth of damage at a store on Cleveland Highway Friday morning.
3:56PM ( 3 days ago )
Helen restaurant/bar owner fined $1,000 by city
The owner of two Helen restaurants/bars will get to keep her license, despite being accused of keeping one of those establishments open until nearly 4 a.m. March 28, contrary to city ordinances.
9:32PM ( 4 days ago )