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  • Woman mauled by dogs dies at Atlanta hospital

    Authorities say an eastern Alabama woman who was attacked by several pit bulls last week has died at an Atlanta hospital.

    May 4, 2014

  • New Lake Lanier maps helpful in recovery efforts

    Officials at Lake Lanier say upgraded maps have given them a better insight into the depths of the man-made lake and what objects may be resting far beneath its surface.

    May 4, 2014

  • Body found in Chattahoochee in Atlanta suburbs

    Police in Atlanta’s northeastern suburbs are investigating after a body was found in the Chattahoochee River.

    May 3, 2014

  • CDC confirms first case of MERS virus in American

    Health officials confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.

    May 3, 2014

  • Tax returns offer snapshot of Senate candidates

    In just over two weeks, voters will decide among crowded fields of Republicans and Democrats vying for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat. To gain insights into the candidates’ personal finances, The Associated Press requested access to the last 10 years of tax returns of each of the top candidates who are leading in fundraising and polls ahead of the May 20 primary.

    May 3, 2014

  • Photographer uses drone to get tough shots

    There might be a day in the future when drones are commonplace, but until then Brian Stewart’s flying contraption can still cause a stir.

    May 3, 2014

  • Lawmakers say they won’t abandon death penalty

    A bungled execution in Oklahoma in which the condemned prisoner writhed and moaned as he received a lethal injection outraged death-penalty opponents, invited court challenges and attracted worldwide attention.

    May 3, 2014

  • FedEx gunman wasn’t enthusiastic about job

    A gunman who wounded six colleagues in an Atlanta-area rampage didn’t seem enthusiastic about his job loading boxes but never mentioned problems with co-workers or supervisors, his father said Wednesday.

    May 1, 2014

  • Storm topples tree on car, kills driver in Athens

    Police blame a storm packing powerful winds for the death of a man in Athens.

    April 30, 2014

  • Shooting at FedEx center wounds 6, suspect dead

    A shooter described as being armed with an assault rifle and having bullets strapped across his chest “like Rambo” opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside Atlanta, wounding at least six people before police found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

    April 29, 2014