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Authorities looking for more suspects in kidnapping case
Frank Arthur Janssen was taken from his home in Wake Forest, N.C., on April 5 and rescued five days later when FBI agents raided an Atlanta apartment. Prosecutor Ryan Buchanan said the five suspect...
April 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ukraine: Military recaptures eastern airport
UPDATE: In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, special forces on Tuesday recaptured a small airport that had been occupied by militiamen.
April 15, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group urges Alabama to create dam safety program
A group urged Alabama to create an inspection program for the hundreds of dams across the state, most of which they say go unregulated.
April 15, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's headlines are: Eastern bongo gives birth at Zoo Atlanta - Habitat for Humanity hampered by gunfire, crime - Police probe killing of college student
April 15, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutor ends cross-examination of Pistorius
Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that the Olympic runner intentionally shot his girlfriend to deat...
April 15, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances
With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warni...
April 15, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bat-killing fungus spreads in Georgia
The man-made Black Diamond Tunnel, once part of a train passageway connecting South Carolina to Ohio, is the state's largest known winter shelter for some of Georgia's 16 bat species. It's also the...
April 15, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Suspected killers wore GPS devices
For at least two months last fall, authorities claim, convicted sex offenders Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon were raping and killing at least four women — and probably a fifth — in the seedy pro...
April 15, 2014 07:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies
Megan Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated six of her newborn babies immediately after they were born. She wrapped their bodies in a towel or a shirt, put them in plastic ba...
April 15, 2014 07:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia officials approve college tuition increases
Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more pe...
April 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year
UPDATE: It's the first of four eclipses this year and the first of four total lunar eclipses this year and next.
April 15, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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1 plans to plead guilty in Alabama dog fighting case
One of the 14 people charged in connection with a multi-state dog fighting investigation has filed notice that he plans to plead guilty.
April 15, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short
A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.
April 15, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 accused in North Carolina abduction to have bond hearing
Five people accused in the abduction of a North Carolina man last week are due in federal court in Atlanta Tuesday for a bond hearing.
April 15, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths
A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in su...
April 15, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Country Music Museum grows to match genre
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and cont...
April 15, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial
UPDATE: Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as a flimsy web of li...
April 14, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities say hate motivated Kansas shooting
UPDATE: Prosecutors have enough evidence to pursue hate-crime charges in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas City, authoritie...
April 14, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chile's Valparaiso still aflame; 12 dead; 500 hurt
Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods Monday as sailors in riot gear prepared to evacuate 700 more families who would be endangere...
April 14, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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