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3 men charged in New Year’s Eve slaying
Grand jurors have indicted three men on murder charges in a killing that happened on New Year’s Eve in northwest Georgia.
Boy, 9, killed when rifle discharges while playing
Authorities say a 9-year-old Georgia boy has died at a Savannah hospital after being shot in the head.
Idea of new marina on Lake Lanier being floated
The first public marina on Lake Lanier in at least 30 years — and the first ever on the Chestatee River arm of Lanier — is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Military Service Walk being built in Columbus
Work is under way on a Military Service Walk in Woodruff Park, between Columbus State University’s Corn Center for the Visual Arts and the Chattahoochee Riverwalk.
High-wire walker sets sights on Georgia gorge
Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda is setting his sights on a new goal: the nearly 1,000-foot (305-meter) deep Tallulah Gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains.
Catoosa sheriff: Man commits suicide after SWAT standoff
Roads were blocked and a neighborhood evacuated Wednesday evening during a five-hour standoff, which ended with a “Most Wanted” Catoosa County man committing suicide.
Court to control MLK Bible and Nobel Peace Prize
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize should be placed in a safe deposit box controlled by the court pending the outcome of a legal dispute over who owns the items, a judge said Wednesday.
Appeals court won’t lift Georgia man’s banishment
A man who challenged his court-ordered banishment from many of Georgia’s counties was turned down Wednesday by a federal appeals court.
Price gouging reported for tree removal
State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is warning of scammers targeting homeowners looking to remove tree limbs from their property after the last winter storm.
Driver charged after men hit while changing tire
An East Point man is facing felony charges of homicide by vehicle and hit-and-run after police say he struck two men as they changed a tire on a metro Atlanta freeway.
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