clear
Tuesday May 5th, 2015 1:20PM
Dump truck driver in serious condition after Gainesville wreck
A male dump truck driver is in serious condition after his truck overturned on Queen City Parkway Tuesday morning.
1:00PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Bicyclist killed in Jackson Co. hit and run was local pastor
The bicyclist killed in a crash with a hit and run driver Monday has been identified as a Gainesville pastor.
12:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
One killed in morning rush hour crash on Hwy. 316
A traffic accident that blocked Georgia SR 316 for most of the morning rush hour Tuesday left one person dead, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
11:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
Virginia murder suspect caught in Toccoa
Police say the former son-in-law of a man found shot to death in Virginia has been charged with first-degree murder.
10:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Two Gwinnett police officers hit, injured by vehicle during pursuit
Authorities are reporting that three Gwinnett County police officers were struck by a vehicle during an incident in the Snellville area early Tuesday morning.
6:53AM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Gainesville Schools taps Centennial High's Kirk to take over system-wide AD position
At Monday night's school board work session, Gainesville City School Superintendent Wanda Creel introduced the school system's new Director of Athletics and Student Activities.
3:11AM ( 10 hours ago )
Fireworks sales now legal in Ga.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill legalizing fireworks sales in Georgia.
1:14PM ( 5 minutes ago )
Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — The other man from Hope is running for president again.Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas...
12:37PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Deal signs bills cracking down on child sex trafficking
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at cracking down on the sexual exploitation of children.
10:58AM ( 2 hours ago )
More Local/State News
Local/State
Theater victim feared she and her husband wouldn't survive
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A newlywed woman who was wounded in the Colorado theater massacre testified Tuesday that when the shooting began, she told her husband she loved him because she feared they wo...
12:46PM ( 32 minutes ago )
5 years of bailouts: the grim legacy of Greece's crisis
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The sculpture shows a shabbily-dressed man slipping off what appears to be a graph, an economic index perhaps, that is crumbling under his feet. His mouth is distended in somethi...
12:44PM ( 34 minutes ago )
The Latest on prophet cartoon case: Islamists hold service
11 a.m. CDTAbout 50 Islamists held a special service Tuesday in Pakistan for two men who were killed in Texas after they opened fire at a cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhamma...
12:39PM ( 39 minutes ago )
More National News
National
Baseball: Area teams head to 2nd round with momentum
Area teams caught some big breaks, others made their own, and one, Jackson County, made history in the first round of the state baseball playoffs...
5:31PM ( 4 hours from now )
Boys golf: 8-AAAA sends three into state tourney with strong showing at Sectionals
Region 8-AAAA had a strong showing Monday at the Class AAAA boys North Sectionals at Applewood Golf Club.
2:05AM ( 11 hours ago )
TIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on road
Over the last two years, the Wizards have been the ultimate road warriors in the playoffs, winning eight of nine games away from D.C. and becoming the first team in NBA history to capture four straight Game 1s in the other team's arena.
12:22AM ( 12 hours ago )
More Sports News
Sports
Panera CEO on push to banish artificial ingredients
NEW YORK (AP) — Panera Bread is the latest company to tout the removal of artificial ingredients, adding fuel to the debate over whether that improves food quality or is just a marketing tool.By the e...
1:02PM ( 17 minutes ago )
'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pump is primed at Disney to reap the benefits of a big year at the movies.With its Marvel movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" just having notched the second-biggest domestic opening...
12:38PM ( 40 minutes ago )
France expects billions in deals with Saudi Arabia
RIYADH (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says the country is in talks with Saudi Arabia for business deals worth tens of billions of euros (dollars).The amount is an estimate of the benefits e...
12:34PM ( 44 minutes ago )
More Business News
Business
Ellen Albertini Dow, 'Wedding Singer' rapper, dies at 101
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen Albertini Dow, a feisty character actress best known for her salty rendition of "Rapper's Delight" in "The Wedding Singer," has died. She was 101.Her agent, Juliet Green, conf...
1:02PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Challenged by 'Going Clear,' another test awaits Tom Cruise
NEW YORK (AP) — When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol," about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusion...
12:24PM ( 54 minutes ago )
At Milan Expo 2015, it's still an analog world, after all
MILAN (AP) — At Milan Expo 2015, it's still an analog world, after all.The Milan world's fair, which opened May 1 for a six-month run, delights with an urban mishmash of global architecture and culina...
12:23PM ( 55 minutes ago )
More Entertainment News
Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Of the Republicans who had announced their intent to run for the GOP nomination for president as of Monday, which one would you be most inclined to support?
Dr. Ben Carson
Carly Fiorina
Senator Marco Rubio
Senator Rand Paul
Senator Ted Cruz
clear
24 Hour Weather Center
Current Temperature
78°
High 80°
Low 56°
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High near 80F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

More Weather
The aftermath in Nepal
An aerial video details damage to temples in Kathmandu and satellite photos allow users to compare areas of Nepal before and after the destructive earthquakes.
By The Associated Press
3:49PM ( 4 days ago )
Post Race Notes: Blaney gives Wood Brothers top five
It has been almost 35 years since the Wood Brothers enjoyed their last victory at Talladega Superspeedway, with the late Neil Bonnett behind the wheel.
By Mark McCarter-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
North Ga. theft ring busted in multi-county effort
Mutliple law enforcement agencies assisted in the arrest of three people accused in multiple break-ins and thefts.
11:18AM ( 4 days ago )