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Tuesday July 28th, 2015 5:54PM
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour ago )
The latest on missing boys: Coast Guard still optimistic, search expands to Ga. coast
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:11:35 a.m.The Coast Guard says it's still optimistic two t...
1:41PM ( 4 hours ago )
Strong home sales, limited supply lift US home prices in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 4.9 percent in May f...
12:05PM ( 5 hours ago )
Hall Co. municipal leaders learn employees are needed to support booming industry
Economic growth is a great thing, but it also has its challenges. That's what Hall County's municipal leaders learned at their quarterly Joint Municipal Association meeting Monday night.
9:00AM ( 8 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 ( 5 hours ago )
NGMC's Lifeline recognizes volunteers
Lifeline, an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), recently recognized volunteers who work with the emergency response system.
10:57AM ( 6 hours ago )
Well-known Gainesville doctor retiring
A well-known Gainesville cardiologist, Dr. Robert Ferguson, is retiring.
9:17AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Local/State
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly rejoin the movement on Tuesday. But the Mormon church — the nation's...
5:25PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Boy who lost limbs to infection gets double-hand transplant
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Surgeons in Philadelphia have performed a double-hand transplant on a boy believed to be the youngest patient to undergo the procedure.Eight-year-old Zion Harvey's forearms are sti...
5:25PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Father: Colorado theater shooter is an 'excellent kid'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The father of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes said Tuesday that he didn't know his son suffered from mental illness before he attacked the audience at a Batman movie, ki...
5:23PM ( 31 minutes ago )
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National
Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension
NEW YORK (AP) — Calling the appeal process "a sham," Tom Brady's agent says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "failed to ensure a fair process" in upholding the quarterback's four-game suspension.Don Yee...
5:07PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Glimpse at Falcons as they set to open training camp on Friday
The Atlanta Falcons will open training camp on Friday in Flowery Branch with a new head coach and several new faces in key positions. With that in mind here's a glimpse at what the Falcons are facing as they begin the stretch run in preparation for the 2015 season...
11:52AM ( 6 hours ago )
Braves drop another heartbreaker
The Atlanta Braves wasted an outstanding pitching performance by Alex Wood and put a damper on a special night for Nick Markakis.
7:58AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
Twitter 2Q revenue grows sharply but user growth stays slow
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter failed to grow its user base at a quick enough pace for investors in the second quarter even as revenue grew sharply, feeding concerns about whether it can ever become a mass-m...
5:45PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Stocks end skid on strong earnings, more stability in China
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks steadied and U.S. markets marched higher Tuesday, as investors were encouraged by strong results from UPS, Ford and other big companies.The recovery comes after five stra...
5:15PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Gilead beats Street 2Q forecasts on surge in sales, profit
Blockbuster hepatitis C medicine Harvoni lifted Gilead Sciences' second-quarter profit by 23 percent as total revenue for the biotech drugmaker jumped 26 percent and it raised its 2015 sales forecast...
5:12PM ( 41 minutes ago )
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Business
The Latest: Handler admits to a fascination with Dolezal
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here's the latest from the Television Critics Association summer meeting in Beverly Hills, California, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details o...
5:36PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was...
5:17PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Dr. Seuss book explores what came before 'One Fish Two Fish'
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town.Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?", features the same siblings seen in his 1960 classic "One F...
5:13PM ( 40 minutes ago )
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Steve Torrence takes Top Fuel victory at Bandimere Speedway
Steve Torrence snapped a two-year winless drought with a victory over Top Fuel points leader Tony Schumacher
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12:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Correction: San Francisco-Soda Warning story
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story July 26 about a lawsuit against San Francisco by the American Beverage Association, The Associated Press reported erroneously where the city's health warning labels wou...
10:30AM ( 7 hours ago )