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Two vehicle crash on Dawsonville Hwy. injures three, one critically
A two-vehicle crash on Dawsonville Highway near Ahaluna Drive Tuesday evening injured three people, one of them critically, according to Gainesville emergency officials.
5:21AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Demorest voters could be asked to decide liquor by the drink
The Demorest City Council has been asked to consider allowing sale of distilled spirits by the drink.
10:13PM ( 9 hours ago )
Suwanee Dpt. Police Chief leaving for Peachtree City
The city of Suwanee is losing a Deputy Police Chief and the city of Peachtree Corners is gaining a new Chief.
7:29PM ( 12 hours ago )
Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas wit...
6:16PM ( 13 hours ago )
Ex-Habersham County deputy sheriff pleads 'not guilty' in botched raid
A former Habersham County deputy sheriff has entered a "not guilty" plea to charges of providing false information to get a warrant that led to a botched raid in which a toddler was critically injured.
4:54PM ( 14 hours ago )
Woman attempts to enter Gwinnett Co courthouse with loaded gun
A woman was arrested Tuesday when she attempted to enter an employee entrance of the Gwinnett Justice & Administration Center with a loaded gun.
4:48PM ( 14 hours ago )
Ga. getting 2nd inland port
Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County and CSX Transportation signed a Memorandum of Agreement Tuesday to establish the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth.
6:25PM ( 13 hours ago )
White County inmate captured in Hall County
A White County inmate who walked away from a work detail about noon Monday is back in jail.
4:27PM ( 15 hours ago )
Ex-prison guard accused of forcing inmates to have sex
ATLANTA (AP) — A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have s...
12:44PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Coast Guard plane's crew spends long days searching for boys
ABOVE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN (AP) — Scouring the vast ocean expanse off Florida for two missing teen boaters is a long, tedious mission for the eight-person crew of the C-130 Hercules Coast Guard plane ba...
6:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Man accused in lion death says he thought hunt was legal
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the experti...
6:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
New York prison worker: I got 'caught up' in escape plot
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of...
6:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
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Orioles' Davis homers twice, rough up Braves, Teheren
Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
7:41AM ( 9 minutes from now )
Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension
NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."Then the players' union said it would take it...
12:33AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Insurer Anthem hikes 2015 forecast, 2Q earnings climb
Health insurer Anthem is raising its 2015 forecast again after earnings jumped more than 17 percent in its most recent quarter.The Blue Cross-Blue Shield carrier now expects 2015 adjusted earnings to...
6:36AM ( 54 minutes ago )
China auto sales slump hits industry fortunes
BEIJING (AP) — General Motors Co.'s $5 billion initiative to create cars for China and other emerging markets comes just as automakers face a collapse in the booming Chinese demand they were counting...
6:31AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Volkswagen Q2 earns slip on restructuring, troubled markets
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and GM.The Wolfsburg, Germany-based automaker was hit by 18...
4:59AM ( 2 hours ago )
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TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation.But the planned debut Wednesday of a TV so...
6:50AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Trevor Noah takes on racism, skips politics in standup gig
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — In an hour-long comedy set, Trevor Noah hit the kind of social satire notes to be expected of Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" heir.Noah riffed at length Tuesday night about blac...
5:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception Tuesday in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormonlandia, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run...
2:49AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Last lap pass gives Kyle Busch Brickyard Xfinity victory
With a relentless charge that forced Ryan Blaney into a mistake on the final lap, Kyle Busch grabbed the lead with a half-lap left at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and took the checkered flag in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
7:58PM ( 3 days ago )
Hall County residents, other NE Georgians named to state boards, commissions
A number of people from Hall County and other parts of northeast Georgia are included in the latest round of appointments (or reappointments) to varioius state boards and commissions by Gov. Nathan Deal.
6:46PM ( 3 days ago )