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Saturday May 28th, 2016 1:53AM
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 ( 4 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 ( 4 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 ( 8 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 ( 8 hours ago )
Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary'
Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical fellow Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton
5:10PM ( 8 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 ( 9 hours ago )
The Latest: Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina
A tropical storm warning has been issued for the South Carolina coast after forecasters say the second tropical cyclone of the Atlantic season formed
4:56PM ( 8 hours ago )
Thousands head to Franklin County for Memorial Day Weekend Gospel Singing
One of the largest outdoor Gospel singings in the Southeast is bringing people by the thousands to rural Northeast Georgia this weekend.
4:30PM ( 9 hours ago )
Corps among agencies stressing safety on Lanier
​Large crowds at parks and heavy boat traffic are just two of the predictions the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Lake Lanier has made for the long holiday weekend.
3:59PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Search for abducted teen moves to Northern California coast
Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance
1:07AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; body recovered
Police say divers searching for the pilot of a small World War II vintage plane that crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey have recovered a body
12:58AM ( 55 minutes ago )
James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals
James scores 33 as Cavaliers beat Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 to reach second straight Finals
12:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
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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 ( 2 hours ago )
Basketball: Area coaches see a 'positive' change to GHSA finals move
The response amongst northeast Georgia's coaches was overwhelmingly positive following the Georgia High School Association's announcement on Thursday that it will no longer hold its annual basketball championship games in the Macon Coliseum.
10:49PM ( 3 hours ago )
Braves recall Garcia, designate Brignac for assignment
Atlanta Braves utility infielder Reid Brignac has been designated for assignment and third baseman Adonis Garcia has been recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett.
9:17PM ( 4 hours ago )
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AP Source: Jets' offer to Fitzpatrick for 3 years
A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Jets made a three-year offer to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in March that includes $12 million guaranteed in the first year
12:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump tells California 'there is no drought'
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."
10:18PM ( 3 hours ago )
Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for Silicon Valley tycoons as well
7:32PM ( 6 hours ago )
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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 ( 1 hour ago )
Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife
A judge has ordered Johnny Depp to stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife, actress Amber Heard
6:10PM ( 7 hours ago )
AP Exclusive: Bridge collapse survivor linked to IS in Syria
One of the survivors of a 2007 Minnesota bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now believed to be in Syria with the Islamic State group
5:55PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Newgarden leads busiest Indy 500 practice this month
The drivers qualified for this year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 got a taste for the upcoming race in practice today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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