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Sunday August 28th, 2016 6:21PM
State crime lab to get hundreds more untested rape kits
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's state crime lab expects to receive an additional 864 rape kits within a week that have been stored _ for years in some cases _ in police evidence rooms and never analyzed for DNA matches
6:00PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Drive Sober campaign increases patrols prior to Labor Day
Georgia law enforcement officers have joined the national effort "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign to keep drunk drivers off the road prior to and during Labor Day weekend.
3:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
History Center, Cottrell Foundation to provide free online content to schools
A recent donation will allow Northeast Georgia History Center to begin offering live-to-classroom broadcasts and other content next month for social studies and history classes in northeast Georgia.
12:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Veteran Gainesville insurance executive dies at 85
A veteran Gainesville insurance executive, Ed Parks, died Saturday at the age of 85.
9:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Suspect allegedly ran over Statham Police officer during traffic stop
A female suspect is wanted for allegedly dragging and running over a Statham Police officer with her car during a traffic stop Saturday.
6:34AM ( 11 hours ago )
Suwanee updates alcohol ordinance to accommodate churches in shopping centers
The city of Suwanee has updated its alcohol ordinance to reflect state law regarding the distance between churches and businesses that serve alcohol, a side effect of churches springing up in shopping centers.
5:54AM ( 12 hours ago )
Gainesville City Schools showing support for childhood cancer awareness
The Gainesville City School System will show its support for its students and families who face the challenges that come with living with cancer as each of its schools participate in a coin drive through COINS4CURE.com.
6:00PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic west of Bermuda, bringing the possibility of heavy rain to the coast of North Carolina early this week
5:41PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Piedmont opens 119th academic year with record freshman class
Piedmont College students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered in the Chapel at the Demorest campus last week for a Convocation service to welcome a record freshman class and a new campus minister.
3:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
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2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin
Chicago police say two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade
5:59PM ( 22 minutes ago )
Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change
Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate until he sees major change in America, specifically when it comes to race relations
5:44PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Women bare breasts for gender equality on GoTopless Day
Women around the country are taking off their tops on GoTopless Day, a day that promotes gender equality and women's rights to bare their breasts in public
5:40PM ( 40 minutes ago )
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Falcons sign two-time pro bowler Dashon Goldson
The Atlanta Falcons added safety depth by signing veteran Dashon Goldson...
8:29AM ( 9 hours ago )
Is Johnson ready to make a charge in the Chase?
Jimmie Johnson was looking for a glimmer of hope, and he found it in Friday afternoon’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying session at Michigan International Speedway.
8:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
McDowell gets first NASCAR Xfinity win at Road America
Michael McDowell’s Twitter handle is @Mc_Driver. After Saturday, he may want to consider changing it — to something like @Mc_Winner.
1:05AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll
Italian authorities have vowed to investigate whether negligence or fraud in building codes added to the high death toll in the latest earthquake in Italy
4:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
A guide to Florida's primary election
Florida voters will go to the polls Tuesday and select the nominees for U.S. Senate, decide whether to amend the state constitution to give a property tax break to promote solar energy and have a say in who should represent them in the U.S. House
3:06PM ( 3 hours ago )
CBS' Charles Osgood to end 22 years as 'Sunday Morning' host
Charles Osgood, who has said "good morning" to his audience every Sunday for 22 years, will say "goodbye" as host of "CBS News Sunday Morning" in September
1:53PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Dozens arrested, hurt at London's Notting Hill Carnival
London's Notting Hill Carnival has gotten off to a trouble-prone start with dozens of arrests and scores of injuries
3:36PM ( 2 hours ago )
Hertha gets dramatic win, Leipzig draws on Bundesliga debut
Julian Schieber scored the second of two injury-time goals to give Hertha Berlin a dramatic 2-1 win over promoted Freiburg in their opening Bundesliga game of the season Sunday
2:38PM ( 3 hours ago )
For retired US Open champ Flavia Pennetta, no regrets
Flavia Pennetta arrived back at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had one question: "Where is it?"
1:34PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Rahal takes IndyCar victory in closest ever Texas finish
Verizon IndyCar Series fans waited 76 days for the Firestone 600 to be completed at Texas Motor Speedway. It was definitely worth the wait.
By IndyCar Media
1:45AM ( 16 hours ago )
Isakson commits to 1 debate in Georgia US Senate race
Johnny Isakson's campaign says he will participate in one debate while bidding for a third term, likely the only time Georgia's three U.S. Senate candidates will face off before November's election.
By The Associated Press
10:16PM ( 3 days ago )