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Man charged with threats at Rome hospital
An Alabama man has been charged with making terroristic threats after authorities say he threatened employees at a northwest Georgia hospital by saying “Remember Fort Hood.”
Secrecy surrounds execution drugs in most states
Dating to the days when the guillotine operator or the hangman wore a mask, a certain amount of anonymity has always surrounded executions. But that secrecy is increasingly coming under fire, with judges, death penalty opponents and lawyers questioning why so little can be known about a state’s most solemn responsibility.
Car slams into man on park bench, breaks his legs
Police say a man was hospitalized with two broken legs after a car careened into a park and collided with him as he sat on a park bench.
Atlanta archbishop to sell $2.2 million mansion
Trying to appease angry parishioners, the archbishop of Atlanta said Saturday that he will sell a $2.2 million mansion just three months after he moved in.
Closings underway in ethics commission trial
Closing arguments are underway in the trial of a lawsuit filed by the former Georgia ethics commission director, who alleges retaliation for investigating complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal.
Deal: Tax credit benefits business, environment
Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law HB 348, legislation that creates a new tax credit for Georgians who choose to purchase and operate alternative fuel trucks or buses.
Man dies after encounter with family on road
Law officers in central Georgia are investigating the death of a man they say confronted a family in their SUV along a country road.
University releases details on fatal shooting
A Glock pistol and eight rounds of ammunition were found near the body of a man who was fatally shot by a campus police officer at Georgia’s Columbus State University, school officials said in a statement Tuesday.
New freeway interchange set to open in Atlanta
A new interchange connecting Interstate 85 and Georgia 400 in metro Atlanta is set to open.
Fire engulfs 2 buildings in Rome
Fire has engulfed two buildings in the northwest Georgia city of Rome.
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