Thursday August 25th, 2016 4:11PM
Man pleads guilty to mobile home park murder, sentenced to life in prison
A suspected gang member who spent six years on the run entered a guilty plea to a Hall County murder and will now spend the rest of his life in prison.
1:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
17-year-old charged with stealing, pawning farm equipment
Hall County authorities arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday for allegedly stealing farm equipment and then pawning it for the proceeds.
11:52AM ( 4 hours ago )
Collins: IRS budget cuts are no excuse for poor customer service
The volleys continue between 9th District Congressman Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) and the IRS over an understaffed IRS office in Gainesville.
11:11AM ( 5 hours ago )
Woman allegedly burglarized north Hall home
​Hall County authorities arrested a Gainesville woman Wednesday for allegedly burglarizing a home in the north end of the county.
10:37AM ( 5 hours ago )
Applications for US unemployment benefits slipped last week
Applications for US unemployment benefits stay below 300,000 for 77th straight week
8:51AM ( 7 hours ago )
July jobless rate for Northeast Georgia drops to 5.2%, rate for metro Gainesville holds steady at 4.6%
The unemployment rate in the Northeast Georgia region in July was 5.2 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5.4 percent in June, while the rate for the Gainesville metro held steady at 4.6 percent.
6:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
GDOT plans lane closures on I-85/985 and merge point move on 400
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to close portions of I-85 and I-985 as crews continue work on the I-85 Express Lane extension.
12:56PM ( 3 hours ago )
UPDATE: Second of three suspects arrested in Buford 'movie money' case
The second of three suspects wanted for passing fake "movie set" money at a Buford Wal-mart has turned herself in to police.
12:29PM ( 3 hours ago )
70 Confederate flags stolen from Georgia cemetery
Police near Georgia's coast are investigating the thefts of 70 Confederate flags from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War.
11:25AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
Ohio officials say accidental drug overdoses killed a record 3,050 people in the state last year, or an average of eight per day
3:56PM ( 14 minutes ago )
The Latest: Chelsea Clinton to remain on foundation board
A spokeswoman says Chelsea Clinton will remain on the board of directors of her family's foundation
3:56PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Prison company fights to seal documents about strip searches
Corrections Corporation of America wants to seal from public view documents in a lawsuit that claims female visitors to a Tennessee prison were forced to undergo strip searches to prove they were menstruating
3:53PM ( 17 minutes ago )
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Q&A: GHS coach Bruce Miller expecting another big test on Friday
AcessWDUN's Jeff Hart sat down with Gainesville coach Bruce Miller this week to ask him what they are doing to prepare to take on Alpharetta on Friday at City Park Stadium.
5:03PM ( 51 minutes from now )
Alon Day is ready to make his mark in NASCAR
Ask Alon Day if he was involved in other sports besides racing as a child, and he’ll give you a one-word answer: “War.” Day, 24, grew up in Israel, where war is an everyday reality.
2:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Braves trade Francoeur to Marlins in 3-team deal
The Miami Marlins acquired Jeff Francoeur from the Atlanta Braves in a three-team trade Wednesday night, hoping the well-traveled outfielder can provide a boost toward a playoff spot.
11:52AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Brazilian senators blast each other as Rousseff trial starts
Brazil's Senate has begun deliberating on whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office
3:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Homeland Security investigating Leslie Jones website hack
Department of Homeland Security investigators are looking into the hack of Leslie Jones' personal website
2:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
Apple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discovery
Apple says it is issuing a security update after powerful espionage software was discovered targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle East
2:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
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The Latest: Venice film fest cancels gala dinner after quake
The Venice International Film Festival says it is cancelling a traditional gala dinner and reception on the opening day of the festival in a gesture of solidarity with the victims of the earthquake in Italy
3:32PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Sarah Jessica Parker cuts ties with EpiPen after price hike
Saying she is "disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned" by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment
2:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV VMAs
Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards
2:10PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Will Donald Trump's urging of African-Americans and Hispanics living in inner cities to give him a chance actually work?
No, not at all.
Somewhat, he may garner some votes from it.
Yes, I think votes for Trump among those populations will surprise doubters.
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Kevin Harvick wins unpredictable Bristol Sprint Cup race
In a race that seemed like it would never end, Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag in Sunday’s rain-delayed Bristol Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
By Pete McCole
10:12PM ( 3 days ago )
Trump calls on GOP to improve African-American outreach
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his party must do a better job appealing to African-American voters and that he wants the GOP to become their political home as it was in the era of Abraham Lincoln.
By The Associated Press
5:37PM ( 1 day ago )