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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Georgia animal welfare group hosting watch party, adoption event - Georgia law enforcement watching for drunk game day drivers - Retired Emory law professor gives $1...
January 30, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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26 victims or 27? Newtown panel considers role of Lanza mom
A Connecticut panel developing a report on the Newtown massacre debated Friday whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter's mother, a woman who has been faulted for co...
January 30, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge: Jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned
UPDATE: The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judg...
January 30, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US mulls Middle East-North Africa category for 2020 Census
The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year Census, which could give Arab-Americans and other affected g...
January 30, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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NASA moisture satellite launch scrubbed due to winds
NASA has scrubbed the launch of an Earth-observing satellite because of wind conditions over California and technical problems.
January 30, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16
UPDATE: After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016.
January 30, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US-backed Mexico dam project triggered protest, rare defeat
People in the hamlet of Santa Ursula began to worry when the logging started. In a few short weeks, more than a mile of densely forested riverbank was stripped from the Arroyo Sal to make way for h...
January 30, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive after swap deadline
The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Isla...
January 30, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A timeline of 'Suge' Knight's legal and medical troubles
A look at Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight's troubles over the past 20 years.
January 30, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Odd News Roundup
Headlines are: Bats cause mayhem, send people screaming from Arkansas court - Pro wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, hides food in fanny pack - Indiana city parking meters besieged with crow droppings -...
January 30, 2015 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids
Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children.
January 30, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive after swap deadline
UPDATE: The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from ...
January 30, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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35 years after Etan Patz vanished, boy's murder trial opens
UPDATE: Thirty-five years after a 6-year-old boy disappeared in Manhattan, ushering in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who c...
January 30, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run
UPDATE: Marion "Suge" Knight, the former music mogul who created one of hip-hop's leading labels and became the impresario of gangster rap, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of hitting and kil...
January 30, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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French fracture laid bare as 8-year-old praises terrorists
It was bad enough when France learned that the minute of silence for victims of the nation's deadliest terror attacks in decades was not respected by all students. Some children contested it, other...
January 30, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC says
Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are the highest since the government started tracking that statistic nine years ago.
January 30, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Balloon crew nearing North America surpasses duration record
The pilots of a helium-filled balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean surpassed a duration record Friday by spending more than 138 hours in the air, marking a historic day for the team that already...
January 30, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again revealed
A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after it was raised, scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history ...
January 30, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employee charged with stealing gifts during Macon weddings
After their wedding last fall, Cheryl and Jay Malone opened what they assumed was a box of cards, well-wishes from guests. They had told people not to buy them gifts. And from the looks of what was...
January 30, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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