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Tuesday April 28th, 2015 1:15AM
Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody
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...
12:47AM ( 27 minutes 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 ( 4 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 ( 5 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 ( 9 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 ( 14 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 ( 17 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 ( 12 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 ( 14 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 ( 15 hours ago )
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Local/State
Enola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber bett...
1:01AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helic...
12:51AM ( 24 minutes ago )
The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,438 in 3 countries
10.00 a.m. (0415 GMT)Army troops are loading blue tarpaulin sheets, medical kits and dehydrated food, water bottles, sacks of rice and blankets at a flat area that is being used as a helipad in Gorkha...
12:47AM ( 27 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
Apple's Mac is selling strong, iPad not so much
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year. The tech giant sold 61 million iPhones, or 40 percent more than in the same period a year ago. T...
12:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
Asian markets tepid ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lukewarm Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.KEEPI...
11:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mariah Carey wanted Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town.The pop icon arrived to cheering screams at Caesars Palace Monday night in a classic 1936 pink convertible trailing be...
12:38AM ( 36 minutes ago )
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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 3 hours ago )
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Logano tops Richmond qualifying for third pole of 2015
Sometimes it pays to go for broke—particularly when you have little to lose.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
10:49PM ( 3 days ago )
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County turns corner with home #50
Maxine Harvey couldn’t speak; “Thank you” softly fell from her lips between sobs. The reality was setting in: she was now a homeowner, the recipient of the 50th house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Hall County.
9:21AM ( 2 days ago )
Hall Co. Commission closes book on tennis court repairs; other business
After six months of discussions, revisions, and negotiations, Hall County Commissioners approved a $61,216 contract to completely strip and rebuild a tennis court in a Hoschton neighborhood that was damaged by a county water line installed beneath it.
7:36PM ( 4 days ago )