Tuesday October 13th, 2015 5:24PM
Last defendant in cab driver murder trial sentenced to life with parole
A Gainesville woman was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole Tuesday, the last of five defendants in the murder or attempted robbery of a Gainesville cab driver.
5:15PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Hall drug agents seize over eight ounces of meth, worth over $26,000
In a case that culminated with the arrests of three people on Monday, Hall County Multi Agency Narcotics agents seized methamphetamine worth an estimated $26,840 on the street.
3:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
Flowery Branch woman arrested for depositing counterfeit checks in Gwinnett
A Flowery Branch woman faces charges in Gwinnett County for allegedly depositing counterfeit checks in Norcross and Peachtree Corners.
2:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
Deal: Tax revenues up for September
Tax collections for the state rose again in the month of September, according to information released Tuesday by Governor Nathan Deal's office.
11:04AM ( 6 hours ago )
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'Extreme delays' expected most of week on downtown Gainesville street
Road work is planned again this week on a busy downtown Gainesville thoroughfare.
8:27AM ( 8 hours ago )
Oakwood approves rezoning for new townhomes near JHS
Oakwood City Council voted unanimously to rezone a 12.76-acre tract of land on Poplar Springs Road to allow a townhome community to be built
6:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
Leaders of civil rights groups oppose Martin Luther King Jr. monument at Georgia mountain
ATLANTA (AP) — A proposal to erect a monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. atop Georgia's Stone Mountain is getting a chilly reception from some of the civil rights groups that King worked with....
4:33PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Jamaica: Atlanta-bound Delta jet evacuated after faulty report of fire
A Delta Air Lines plane aborted takeoff Monday in Jamaica after a fire was reported in its cargo area, forcing 160 people and six crew members to evacuate the jetliner which was scheduled to fly from Montego Bay to Atlanta.
1:58PM ( 3 hours ago )
Winter clothing distribution planned in Hall, 4 other counties Oct. 22
Caring Hands Ministries will distribute winter clothing for children and adults in Hall, Lumpkin, White, Habersham and Dawson counties Oct. 22.
1:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
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'I'm so drunk,' Florida driver says repeatedly on social media app before her DUI arrest
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — "I'm so drunk," a Florida driver repeatedly tells followers on the social media app Periscope, staring at her cellphone's camera, mounted on the dashboard, before she is arrested...
4:59PM ( 25 minutes ago )
A look at some of the famous models who have bared all _ or most _ for Playboy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's the end of an au naturel era. Deciding that less skin is the key to future success, Playboy says it will no longer run photos of completely naked women. Here's a look back at s...
4:58PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Lawmakers, interest groups hope California's sweeping new social policies will set the trend
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California ends its legislative season having enacted some of the country's most aggressive social policies: Laws requiring student vaccinations, granting terminally ill peop...
4:56PM ( 27 minutes ago )
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Playoff-tinged battles highlight action in Week 8 of prep football
Area teams continue to fight for their postseason lives this week, as the high school football campaign closes in on the stretch run.
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(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Watson's climb leading Dawson back to top
Coey Watson is developing into one of the top quarterbacks in the area -- and the rest of Region 7-AAA is finding out firsthand.
4:49PM ( 35 minutes ago )
5 things: What we learned from Week 7 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from Week 7 of high school football...
8:23PM ( 21 hours ago )
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Ex-Ball Coach: Spurrier says it's time to resign because program is going in wrong direction
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Steve Spurrier knew it was time. South Carolina was struggling and the gregarious and once innovative coach was a big reason why. Always one to do things his way, Spurrier believ...
3:16PM ( 2 hours ago )
Roddy White says cheers from Falcons fans 'meant a lot'
Roddy White felt the need to question his role in the Falcons' offense last week...
9:57AM ( 7 hours ago )
Johnson blaming himself, players for Georgia Tech's slide
It's gotten so bad for Georgia Tech that coach Paul Johnson can no longer count on his beloved spread option offense to run basic plays.
9:41AM ( 7 hours ago )
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JPMorgan Chase earns $6.27 billion in 3Q, but misses analysts' estimates
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. saw its third-quarter profits rise 22 percent from a year earlier, helped by a tax benefit. But the bank's core results still missed analysts' expectations as...
5:15PM ( 8 minutes ago )
CSX 3Q profit tops Wall Street expectations despite slower rail volume, weak coal demand
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tight cost controls helped CSX Corp. deliver relatively flat third-quarter profit even though the railroad hauled 3 percent less freight and continued facing weak coal demand.The Ja...
5:06PM ( 17 minutes ago )
US stocks drop as investors focus on earnings, deal news; Ryder slumps on weak guidance
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday for the first day in five as investors assessed company earnings and the latest corporate deal news. More evidence of weakness in China's economy also un...
4:50PM ( 33 minutes ago )
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Jamaica's Marlon James wins Booker Prize for Marley-inspired 'Brief History of Seven Killings'
LONDON (AP) — Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assass...
5:03PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Food for thought: NY art exhibition addresses issues of food accessibility, sustainability
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a whole lot of food for thought at a new art exhibition."The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet" explores food production and access, environmental and agricultural susta...
5:03PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Idris Elba, Taylor Swift and Apple's chief design officer among co-chairs for Met Gala in May
NEW YORK (AP) — The spring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will focus on technology's impact on fashion, and the May 2 gala benefiting the institute will be co-chaired...
5:01PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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Joey Logano dominates for Charlotte Sprint Cup victory
Joey Logano ran away from the field to notch his fourth victory of the season and punch his ticket to the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a victory in Sunday’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Pete McCole
6:30PM ( 1 day ago )
Good news at the pump, bad news for older Americans: No increase in Social Security next year
WASHINGTON (AP) — For just the third time in 40 years, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect no increase in benefits next year, which is unwelcome n...
9:08AM ( 1 day ago )