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Embattled CEO Dwight Brown out for now at Cobb EMC

Dwight Brown, the indicted chief executive of Marietta-based Cobb EMC, retired Monday from the co-op he has led since 1993, meeting the terms of a ... Full story

22-Year-Old Steven Haire Arrested In Death Of 5-Month-Old

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. -- Fayette Investigator have arrested a 22-year-old in connection with the death of 5-month-old. Steven Anthony Haire, 22, has been charged with cruelty ... Full story

Police Arrest Adam Meacham In Roswell Bank Robbery

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Roswell police have made an arrest in connection to a bank robbery on East Crossville Road. Detectives said they received a series ... Full story

2 Ex-Judges Lose Georgia Law Licenses

TLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court has accepted former Senior U.S. District Judge Jack Camp's voluntary surrender of his license to practice law, and has ... Full story

Georgia Tech Officer Joseph Figura Injured in Accident

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech police officer is recovering at Grady Hospital Monday after crashing his squad car into a tanker truck. The accident happened ... Full story

Bibb Officer Harry Fargason Accused of Pulling Gun on Wife, Man

MACON, Ga. - A Bibb County sheriff's lieutenant has been charged with holding his wife and another man at gunpoint, then firing a shot. The Macon ... Full story

Ga. House Passes Change to Sex Offender Law

ATLANTA - A bill that would prohibit registered sex offenders from photographing children without a parent’s permission has passed the Georgia House. Republican Rep. Ann Purcell ... Full story

Virginia Tech Beats Duke: No. 1 Loses 64-60

BLACKSBURG, Va. — After three consecutive years of being on the NCAA tournament bubble and winding up disappointed in the NIT, Virginia Tech senior Malcolm ... Full story

Todd Palin Loses Iron Dog Snowmobile Race

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Todd Palin had trouble with his snowmobile skis toward the end of the world's longest snowmobile race as a rival team ... Full story

Augusta Man Robert Felix Accused Of Throwing Drugs Over Prison Fence

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Sheriff's officials say a man is accused of throwing a bag full of contraband over the fence into Augusta Medical Prison.A Richmond ... Full story

Florida Man Michael Grzybowicz Rapes Two-Year-Old Girl at SeaWorld

A family trip to SeaWorld turned into a nightmare for two parents after a man allegedly raped their 2-year-old daughter and saved pictures of the ... Full story

Atlanta Exotic Dancer Melissa Affatato Killed in Texas

ATLANTA - A Metro Atlanta family said they would fight to keep an alleged killer locked up in a Dallas jail. Dallas authorities say the ... Full story

More Than 300,000 T-Mobile Subscribers Flee in just three months

NEW YORK — Subscribers on contract-based cell phone plans hung up on T-Mobile USA in record numbers in the fourth quarter, as it continues to ... Full story

Atlanta cop Steve Brown resigns after being accused of stealing $2,000

An Atlanta cop is under investigation after a woman accused him of stealing $2,000 from her, police said. Officer Steve Brown resigned Friday after news of ... Full story

Teacher Laurie Peavy Accused of Duct-taping Student Sentenced

CANTON, Ga. - Authorities say a Woodstock High School teacher accused of duct-taping an autistic boy to a chair and confining a girl under a ... Full story

Gwinnett Police Find Large Amount of Meth in Apartment

GWINNETT COUNTy, Ga. - Gwinnett County officials say they, along with Immigration Customs Enforcement agents, have arrested three people -- two men and one woman ... Full story

Missing Gwinnett Girl Pricella Ristick's Found Safe in Las Vegas

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A 12-year-old girl who disappeared from a Lilburn shopping center on Sunday has been found safe. Investigators say Priscilla Ristick was ... Full story

CBS Cancels 'Two And A Half Men' For The Season

UPDATE: Sheen has responded in a letter to TMZ, which reads in part: "What does this say about Haim Levine [Chuck Lorre] after he tried to ... Full story

Disney Buys Social Network Togetherville

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co. said Thursday that it has acquired children's social network Togetherville for an undisclosed sum. The deal is part ... Full story

YouTube Celebs, Dodson, Rainbow Guy Head To The Big Screen

NEW YORK — A collection of Internet stars from Antoine Dodson to the Double Rainbow Guy are making a movie. Producer Andrew Fischer has gathered more ... Full story

Woodstock Teacher Raymond Watts Charged With Child Porn Charges

CANTON, Ga. - Authorities say a Woodstock middle school teacher has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography after sharing images of underage boys ... Full story

Julian Assange, Wikileaks' Founder, Faces Extradition Over Rape Allegations

LONDON — Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden in a sex crimes inquiry, a British judge ruled Thursday, rejecting claims by the WikiLeaks founder ... Full story

Texas Student Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari Arrested in WMD Threat

DALLAS - FBI agents arrested a Saudi Arabian college student in Texas who they believe was trying to put together an improvised explosive device (IED) ... Full story

'Deadliest Catch' star Justin Tennison found dead at 34

"Deadliest Catch" fisherman Justin Tennison was found dead Tuesday of unknown causes. Tennison, a member of the Time Bandit fishing crew, was discovered in a motel ... Full story

Carmelo Anthony Scores 27 In Knicks Debut

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony had never experienced anything like his welcome to New York. The screaming fans and video tributes seemed more fitting for a ... Full story

Tiger Woods Eliminated By Thomas Bjorn In Match Play Championship

MARANA, Ariz. — The slow road back for Tiger Woods took another detour Wednesday when he followed a clutch birdie with a shocking shot into ... Full story

Bubble Gum Bandit Tyrone Love Gets Four Years In Prison

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Authorities said a man accused of breaking into businesses to steal their gumball machines has been sentenced to four years in prison. Police ... Full story

Third lawyer quits defence of 'Auburn oak poisoner' Harvey Updyke

A third lawyer has stepped down from defending the man accused of poisoning the famous oak trees of Auburn University. Jerry Blevins became the latest attorney ... Full story

Pregnant Kim Zolciak In Her Underwear (PHOTO)

Kim Zolciak has marked the start of her third trimester with a revealing shoot for Life & Style. She tells the magazine that at age ... Full story

Gwinnett police arrest teacher Tom Wallace during prostitution sting

An Apalachee High School teacher and coach is on administrative leave after Gwinnett County police arrested him during an undercover prostitution sting last week, the ... Full story

Two Men Identified In Fatal Shooting Outside Bowling Alley

CHAMBLEE, Ga. -- Chamblee police are investigating a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a bowling alley just south of Interstate 285. Police said John ... Full story

Chris Brown Restraining Order Eased

LOS ANGELES — Chris Brown doesn't have to stay away from Rihanna anymore after a judge on Tuesday downgraded a restraining order in the singer's ... Full story

Welcome warning for men: The wristband that alerts husbands if wives are suffering from PMS

It's a gadget that could help make men a bit more understanding at certain times of the month – or at least give them advance ... Full story

Gwinnett judge billed county $1million-plus

Gwinnett County's newest judge, sworn in Jan. 6, already is causing a controversy in the courthouse. The county is auditing all the prior invoices from Recorder's ... Full story

Athens man Phillip Scruggs gets life in prison for setting girlfriend on fire

An Athens man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his girlfriend by setting her on fire nearly two years ago, ... Full story

15-Year-Old Held In Girlfriend Angel Freeman's Killing; Gun Found In Creek

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A 15-year-old boy is in custody following a fatal shooting in a wooded area behind 4111 Dunn Road in Ellenwood. The ... Full story

Revolt in Libya: Khadafy speaks, says 'I am in Tripoli and not in Venezuela' amid revolution chaos

The regime of eccentric Libyan despot Col. Moammar Khadafy appeared on the verge of collapse on Monday night after he ordered his warplanes to bomb ... Full story

Gary Hilton Sentenced to Death in Fla. Murder

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A man found guilty in the 2007 decapitation murder of a Georgia nurse has been sentenced to death. A Tallahassee jury deliberated for ... Full story

Police Chase Ends in Fiery Crash

ATLANTA - A car involved in a chase with police went up in flames late Monday morning. According to Cobb County police, Cobb County units initiated ... Full story

Alibaba CEO, COO Resign After Fraud Probe

SHANGHAI — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says two of its top executives are resigning to take responsibility after a probe discovered more than 2,000 suppliers ... Full story

12 taxi drivers, passengers killed in Acapulco ahead of tennis tournament; 53 massacred in Juarez

Gunman targeting taxis in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco killed nine cabbies and three passengers over the weekend, igniting fears just hours before a ... Full story

Angry mob attack news crew reporting on shooting of Sacramento man

A TV news journalist and a camerawoman came under attack from a large group of mourners as they attempted to film a report on the ... Full story

Judge keeps 14-year-old Aaron Schmitt accused of shooting jailed

EVANS, Ga. -- A 14-year-old charged with the shooting death of a neighbor was in jail over the weekend after a judge denied him bond. Augusta ... Full story

Ga. woman Kimberly Martin pleads guilty to mortgage fraud

ATLANTA -- A Georgia woman has pleaded guilty to one count of residential mortgage fraud and one count of theft by deception. Gwinnett County Superior Court ... Full story

Obama accused of 'double standards' as family holiday after telling Americans not to

President Obama has been accused of having double standards after appealing for Americans to sacrifice their holidays just days before his wife and children went ... Full story

Teen Brooke Ann Coats Dies in freak bull-riding accident

A teenage bull rider died on Friday night after she was thrown from a bull during a rodeo in Tampa, Fla. Brooke Ann Coats, 16, was ... Full story

Rapper Lupe Fiasco To Speak At Clark Atlanta U

ATLANTA - Grammy Award-winning artist Lupe Fiasco will speak at Clark Atlanta University. Fiasco will speak on his 14-point philosophy on life known as his "LASERS ... Full story

Protesters killed in clashes with Libyan security forces

Dozens of protesters were killed in clashes with Libyan security forces in the nation's second-largest city Saturday as protests against eccentric dictator Muammar Gaddafi stretched ... Full story

Blake Griffin Dunk Contest 2011 (VIDEO): Clippers Sensation Leaps Car For Victory

LOS ANGELES  — With a gospel choir at midcourt encouraging him to fly, Blake Griffin soared over a car and threw down a two-handed dunk. The ... Full story

Decatur Court Clerk Sonequa James Charged with Theft

DECATUR, Ga. - Authorities say a Decatur city court clerk has been arrested and charged with felony theft. Assistant City Manager Andrea Arnold said in a ... Full story

Ex-model Jomali Morales stabbed to death in housing project in NYC

A former model has been stabbed to death at a housing project less than a mile from her home. Jomali Morales, 42, was knifed 20 times ... Full story

Zynga, maker of Facebook games FarmVille, Mafia Wars, is in talks to raise $500 million

Potential investors are hitting the "like" button over speculation that Zynga - which makes popular Facebook games such as FarmVille, CityVille and Mafia Wars - ... Full story

Vietnam boat sinking kills Cherokee High grad Holly Pyle

Jon Pyle noticed a dramatic change in his daughter as her 6-month tour of Asia came to a close. "She grew from a girl into a ... Full story

Britney Spears 'Hold It Against Me' Video Debuts (VIDEO)

Britney Spears debuted the music video for her new song "Hold It Against Me" on Thursday night, and it has something for everyone -- especially ... Full story

Claude Terrell Arrested: Former Rams Guard Charged With Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

GALVESTON, Texas — Former St. Louis Rams guard Claude Terrell (teh-REHL') has been charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault and burglary charges in connection ... Full story

Cassy Herkelman Loses: Female High School Wrestler Falls In Quarterfinals

An Iowa wrestler who became the first girl to win a state tournament match when her favored opponent refused to face her says she has ... Full story

US Issues Travel Warning For Mexico

MEXICO CITY — The U.S. government has barred its employees from traveling to the Mexican state where two U.S. federal agents were shot this week. An ... Full story

'It's unlawful' say members of African American Student Union after WHITE, freshman gets director job

Members of an African American Student Union were left open-mouthed and outraged after a white, freshman was hired for a top job within the group. Torey ... Full story

Weight Watchers' stock skyrockets amid membership increases, program makeover

Weight Watchers' profits have jumped off the scale. The diet company's stock rocketed 46% Thursday amid word that a spike in new members worldwide and the ... Full story

The Kardashian's $65 Million 2010 Income: How'd They Do It?

Throwing a party? Kim Kardashian would love to attend -- if you've got a couple hundred thousand dollars to spare. The ubiquitous Kardashian family (Kris, Kourtney, ... Full story

Keith Brown Pleads Guilty To Sexually Abusing Daughters

PROVO, Utah — The distraught father of The 5 Browns musical group pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing his daughters when they were children in ... Full story

DUI, Manslaughter Suspect Brayan Rivera Escapes From Hospital

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett County police are searching for a DUI and vehicular manslaughter suspect who slipped out of a hospital where he was ... Full story

Virginia Highland Rape Suspect Michael Parker Accused Of Being Con Artist

ATLANTA -- A man recently arrested in the rape of a woman in northeast Atlanta’s Virginia Highland community has also been charged as a con ... Full story

Hairdressers Whitney Mooney, Nikki Coker Accused Of Burglarizing Clients' Homes

ATHENS, Ga. -- Two hairdressers are accused of breaking into the homes of their customers and friends, and making off with nearly $500,000 in gold ... Full story

Harvey Updyke Arrested in Auburn University Tree Poisoning

A man was in court today charged with poisoning an Alabama university's famous 130-year-old oak trees. Harvey Almorn Updyke, 62, appeared in court today on suspicion ... Full story

Albert Pujols, Cardinals Contract Deadline Passes With No Deal

JUPITER, Fla. — The St. Louis Cardinals made Albert Pujols what they said was their best offer. It wasn't enough. So get ready, baseball: Pujols seems headed ... Full story

'American Idol' Bus to Roll into Atlanta

ATLANTA - If you've ever wondered what it would be like to be a part of FOX's hit show "American Idol," then you will get ... Full story

Borders to Close 5 Metro Atlanta Stores

ATLANTA - Borders is the superstore that brought the death of mom and pop book shops in the 1990's. Now the retail bookselling giant has ... Full story

Irate Mother Laura Campanello exposes her breasts in protest at another woman's clevage

An irate mother allegedly 'squeezed' her exposed breasts together at her son's school after a police officer refused to tell a fellow parent to cover ... Full story

Bruno Mars pleads guilty to cocaine possession

LAS VEGAS — Bruno Mars plead guilty to cocaine possession Wednesday, three days after winning his first Grammy award, in a deal that avoids prison ... Full story

Lance Armstrong Retired: 'Retirement 2.0' For Tour De France Legend

Lance Armstrong is calling this one "Retirement 2.0." Almost a month after finishing 65th in his last competitive race in Australia, and nearly six years removed ... Full story

Carmelo Anthony Trade Nixed By The New York Knicks

The long-talked-about trade negotiations between the New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets nearly came to fruition on Monday before Knicks management that the Nuggets were ... Full story

Justice Department Scrutinizing Google Deal

SAN FRANCISCO — Google wants to become the hub of online travel, promising better bargains and more convenience by melding the Internet search leader's wizardry ... Full story

Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kembrough Posts Obscene Picture On Facebook

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A concerned Clayton County citizen sent CBS Atlanta an e-mail with a picture of Sheriff Kem Kembrough flipping the bird. “This type ... Full story

Barbie Bandit Ashley Miller Arrested Again

MARIETTA, Ga. -- One of two women who was dubbed the "Barbie Bandits" after a Cobb County bank heist is behind bars again. Ashley Nicole Miller, ... Full story

House Bill Would Ban Online, Cell Phone Bullying

ATLANTA - Legislation expanding Georgia’s bullying law to include text messages and social media sites is expected to be filed this week in the state ... Full story

Judge Rejects Ga. Inmate Roy Blankenship's Execution Drug Concerns

ATLANTA - A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by a Georgia inmate who claimed the state’s stockpile of a key lethal injection drug expired ... Full story

Man Shot In Head Outside Travel Inn on South Fulton

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - A man was rushed to the hospital after being shot at a south Fulton County hotel. It happened at the Travel ... Full story

DeKalb Chief Talks About Firefighters Accused of Drinking

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - There was a major shake-up Monday night at the DeKalb County Fire Department. Several firefighters were demoted and one deputy chief ... Full story

`Jeopardy!': Computer CRUSHES Competition

NEW YORK — The computer brained its human competition in Game 1 of the Man vs. Machine competition on "Jeopardy!" On the 30-question game board, veteran ... Full story

HTC Unveils Phones With Facebook Button

BARCELONA, Spain — Smart phone maker HTC Corp. is showing off a tablet computer that can be used either with a finger or with a ... Full story

Teacher Lindsay Massaro admits to having sex with boy, 15

A New Jersey Elementary school teacher has admitted to sexual liaisons with a former pupil. Lindsay Massaro, 25, pleaded guilty to second degree sexual assault on ... Full story

Apple said to be dialing up lower-cost, pocket-friendly mini-iPhone

The iPhone may soon be competing against another slick new smart phone - a smaller, cheaper version of itself. Speculation that Apple is developing a mini-iPhone has ... Full story

Zoo Atlanta's Newest Panda Named Po

ATLANTA - The only giant panda cub born at a U.S. zoo last year now has a name to match his fame -- Po, after ... Full story

Shawna Forde, Anti-Immigration Vigilante, Convicted Of Killing Nine-Year-Old Girl And Her Father In Arizona

The leader of an anti-illegal immigrant vigilante group has been found guilty of gunning down a nine-year-old girl and her father in a horrific Arizona ... Full story

Michael Vick to appear on Winfrey's talk show

CHICAGO — The NFL star whose name became synonymous with dogfighting is scheduled to be a guest on the "The Oprah Winfrey Show." The daytime talk ... Full story

Sherrod sues conservative blogger for libel, slander

Shirley Sherrod, the presidential appointee ousted last summer amid controversy over video of her making apparently racial statements, has sued conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart Sherrod was ... Full story

Death row inmate Roy Blankenship 'You can't execute me with expired drugs'

A death row inmate is trying to stay his execution after claiming a stockpile of a key lethal injection drug is out of date. Convicted murderer ... Full story

Hypothermia Cited in UF Students Michael Pirie, Grant Lockenbach Cave Death

LaFAYETTE, Ga. - Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson says rescue workers believe that two University of Florida students who died in a north Georgia cave ... Full story

Banned: Principal clamps down on suggestive back-to-front

Chicago has a strong history of high-quality ballet, contemporary and swing dance. But it seems officials at one of the city’s suburban schools are not so ... Full story

Atlanta Police Expanding Video Surveillance

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Police Department will soon step up surveillance with a new video integration center designed to compile and analyze footage from thousands ... Full story

Obama hammers working poor and middle classes to cut deficit by $1.1 TRILLION

Barack Obama today unveiled a budget that hits the poor and middle classes hard, with student loans and grants for heating and community organisations targeted ... Full story

China surpasses Japan as world's 2nd biggest economy; experts warn US is next

Brush up on your Chinese. China hurdled past Japan in 2010 to become the second largest economy in the world - and experts predict the ... Full story

Grammys 2011: Lady Gaga bursts out of egg on stage after red carpet entrance

She had already made one of her most bizarre red carpet entrances yet as she arrived at the Grammys concealed in a giant egg. And Lady ... Full story

Retrial for reggae star Buju Banton set to begin

TAMPA, Fla. — Fresh off a Grammy win, Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton is set to stand trial again in federal court in Florida. Jury selection ... Full story

'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' Falls To 'Just Go With It' In Tight Box Office

LOS ANGELES — Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston are America's box-office sweethearts, but Justin Bieber is the valentine for teens. The Valentine's Day weekend was a ... Full story

Brunswick Man, Wife Accused In Bank Robbery

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Authorities have arrested a Brunswick man previously convicted in a killing, and his wife on bank robbery charges. A police SWAT team arrested ... Full story

2 College Students Killed Exploring Cave

Two University of Florida students were found dead on Saturday in a deep cave at Pigeon Mountain near LaFayette, Ga. Authorities said the two male students ... Full story

Long Island Teacher Charles Williams Accused of Sexually Abusing Student

A middle school teacher is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in a classroom, Suffolk County police said Friday. Charles Williams, an English teacher at ... Full story

Brevard County Teen Kasey Canada Killed In Accidental Shooting

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. -- A 13-year-old girl was fatally shot in an accidental shooting in Brevard County Saturday night. Deputies were called to a home on ... Full story

Police Arrest Benjamin Elliott In Mizzou Graffiti Case

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Police said one person has been arrested in connection with racist graffiti that appeared outside of a residence hall on the University ... Full story

Indiana Man Michael Bombard Arrested In Chase After 2 Days On Loose

PLAINFIELD, Ind. -- A man was arrested late Friday night after leading officers from several departments on a chase. Danville police said Michael Bombard, 48, had ... Full story

Indiana Teen Christopher Lindsay Shot, Killed Outside Bar

INDIANAPOLIS -- One person was killed and another was hurt when shots rang out outside a bar early Saturday morning. Indianapolis police said the shooting happened ... Full story

Columbus Woman Jackie Allen Accused Of Biting Officer During Arrest

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- A Columbus woman faces charges after police said she bit an officer during an arrest. Police said Jackie K. Allen, 45, appeared to ... Full story

Mom: Teacher Susan Burke Accused of Choking Never Aggressive

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Sharon Durham thought there may have been a misunderstanding when her son said his first-grade teacher grabbed him around the neck ... Full story

Illegal Immigrant Jose Reyes-Alfaro Charged with 1st-Degree Murder in Manassas, Va. Crimes

MANASSAS, Va. - Three people are dead and three more have been wounded in Manassas. According to police and charging documents, the assailant used a ... Full story

2 teens Vicente Huerta, Ubana Hernandez-Molina killed in suburban West Palm Beach crash

Two teenagers are dead after a pickup truck they were riding in crashed into a tree early Saturday morning on a wet, winding suburban road ... Full story

Enraged girlfriend Tochara Stephens charged with setting boyfriend's car on fire

The enraged girlfriend of a Maroone Volkswagen mechanic was arrested for allegedly setting his car on fire at the Delray Beach car dealership, damaging two ... Full story

Police: Hermitage Man John Broadbent Beat Parents, Says They Tried To Kill Him

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- A Hermitage man is in jail after police said he beat his elderly parents. John Broadbent, 42, was arrested on charges of aggravated ... Full story

Irwin Mom Tiffany Jackson Accused Of Leaving 3 Young Children Alone Overnight

IRWIN, Pa. -- An Irwin woman’s three young children are in the custody of their grandmother after police said their mother left them alone two ... Full story

3 Charged With Raping Baldwin Girl, 16

PITTSBURGH -- One man and two juveniles are accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in Baldwin in September. Jamal Tompkins, 21, is accused of raping the ... Full story

Roman Catholic priest Richard Nachajski Charged with Theft

A Roman Catholic priest from York County has been charged with stealing nearly half-a-million dollars from his former church in Reading. Berks County Detectives say ... Full story

Prison intern Kayla Danielle Davis charged with sexual assault

An Elizabethtown woman working on a degree in criminal justice now faces a felony charge of institutional sex assault, according to police. Kayla Danielle Davis, 22, ... Full story

Two Men Sean Wilson, Edward Campbell, Jailed on Multiple Sexual Assault Charges

YORK, YORK COUNTY — Two York County men are behind bars facing multiple charges of sexual assault involving children. 63 year old Edward Earl Campbell, ... Full story

Franklin County Man Tyler Bingham Arrested on Child Porn Charges

CHAMBERSBURG, FRANKLIN COUNTY — A Franklin County is accused of using the internet to download and possess illegal Child Pornography. 19 year old Tyler Alan ... Full story

Church Youth Leader Jeffrey Crosley Charged with Raping Teenage Boys

HANOVER, Pa. -- An Adams County youth leader charged with raping two young boys may have had inappropriate relations with other youths. Jeffrey Crosley, 35, of ... Full story

PA Man Jonathan Eisenhauer Accused Of Shooting, Killing Wife

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A 30-year-old man is accused of killing his wife in their Jackson Township, Lebanon County, home. At about 4:15 a.m., police were ... Full story

York County Woman Amy Ford Steals $120,000 From Her Employer

LANCASTER, Pa. -- A York County woman has been charged with stealing more than $120,000 from the Schaefer Pyrotechnics in Lancaster County. Amy Ford, 37, was ... Full story

Mother Tricia Gamblin Accused Of Trying To Kill Children, Self

HOUSTON -- Sheriff's deputies are looking for a mother who is accused of trying to kill herself and her three small children by exposing them ... Full story

Houston Man Isau Aleman Accused Of Dousing Baby With Transmission

HOUSTON -- A man has been accused of attacking a neighbor's 8-month-old girl by dousing her with transmission fluid. The family said the attack happened about ... Full story

Roseanne Key, Mother Of Dead Toddler Arrested In Child Abuse Case

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- The mother of a 2-year-old boy who died after police said he was beaten by the mother's boyfriend has been charged in ... Full story

Former Fort Collins Club Owner John Trujillo Charged In Teen Sex Assault

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A former Fort Collins music club-pizzeria owner has been arrested on charges of sexual assault on a child and contributing to ... Full story

Brandon Banks Stabbed: Redskins Player Injured In D.C. Club

UPDATE: Redskins Insider's Mike Jones reported that Banks has been released from the hospital. His companion remains in serious condition. Washington Redskins punt returner Brandon Banks ... Full story

Penguins, Islanders Brawl: NHL Teams Fight For Second Time In 9 Days (VIDEO)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- John Tavares, Matt Moulson and rookie Michael Grabner all scored their 20th goal of the season and the New York Islanders got ... Full story

Tubby Smith Slams Minnesota, Criticizes Struggling Team

MINNEAPOLIS — Tubby Smith has seen enough. Mired in the first four-game losing streak of his four-year tenure as coach at Minnesota, Smith lashed out at ... Full story

Wisconsin Tops Ohio State: No. 1 Buckeyes Lose First Game Of Season

MADISON, Wis. — Nobody's perfect. Jordan Taylor and Wisconsin found themselves in a huge hole against previously unbeaten Ohio State, but the Badgers only needed about ... Full story

Cavaliers Losing Streak Finally Halted At 26 Games

CLEVELAND — Daniel Gibson slipped an expensive gold chain over his head and touched its dangling diamond-studded medallion. Looking up at the crush of cameras, he ... Full story

Borders Bankruptcy Coming Next Week

NEW YORK — Borders Group Inc. may file for bankruptcy reorganization as early as Monday or Tuesday, according to a report in the Wall Street ... Full story

Mass Murder: Drug Cartel Gunman Throws Grenade Into Nightclub

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Armed men opened fire and hurled a grenade into a crowded nightclub early Saturday, killing six people and wounding at least 37 ... Full story

Texas Man Michael Paul Lucking kills girlfriend, drives to Georgia

A 40-year-old man has been accused of killing his girlfriend in Texas and then driving to Atlanta and confessing to his estranged wife. Michael Paul Lucking ... Full story

Denver: Teens Phillip Abernathy and Connor Greenwall Accused Of Distributing Child Porn

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. -- Two 18-year-olds -- one from Castle Rock and one from Highlands Ranch -- are accused of distributing child pornography. Phillip Abernathy, of ... Full story

Denver: Judge Allows Courtney Bowles To Call Daughters

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A former Loveland high school educator accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student will not be allowed to see her ... Full story

Denver: Fort Collins Woman Michelle Aleman Stabbed By Sister

FORT COLLINS -- A Fort Collins woman is stable after being stabbed multiple times by her sister on early Saturday morning. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office ... Full story

Arizona: Wild Oats Founder Michael Gilliland Accused Of Child Prostitution

PHOENIX -- The man who founded the Wild Oats and Sunflower supermarket chains has been arrested in a felony child prostitution case, Phoenix police said ... Full story

Men Facing Child Porn Charges Previously Unknown To Police

ROCHESTER, N.H. -- Police said two child pornography arrests in Rochester in one week were not related, but they said parents can learn lessons from ... Full story

New Hampshire: Trial Begins For Dianna Saunders Accused Of Arranging Murder

DOVER, N.H. -- Opening statements are expected in Dover in the trial of a New Hampshire woman charged with paying three men to kill her ... Full story

New Hampshire: Landlord Richard Moulton Charged With Stabbing Tenant Over Rent

ALBANY, N.H. -- An Albany landlord has been accused of stabbing his tenant in the head and back over a rent dispute. Richard Moulton, 60, was ... Full story

Detroit: Teacher Robert Hatchett Accused Of Possessing Heroin

DETROIT -- A Detroit Public Schools teacher is facing drug charges after Michigan State Police said they found him in possession of heroin. Robert Hatchett Jr., ... Full story

Detroit: Public Asked To Help Find Lonniece Williams's Killer

DETROIT -- Family members of a Detroit woman who was shot dead in front of her boyfriend and daughter last year made a plea Wednesday ... Full story

Taunton Man Richard Forbes To Be Charged With Killing Father-In-Law

TAUNTON, Mass. -- A Taunton man accused of killing his father-in-law is scheduled for arraignment in Superior Court. Richard Forbes is expected to be arraigned Friday ... Full story

Boston: Dorchester Teen Darryl Dookhran Arrested With Gun On Campus

BOSTON -- A Dorchester teen is behind bars Friday morning, caught with a semi-automatic weapon at a local campus, police said. Undercover detectives said they arrested ... Full story

Boston: Hyde Park Man William Plaza Arrested After 'Snow Rage'

BOSTON -- The parade of snowstorms that has plagued Massachusetts has frayed nerves and, in one case, led to violence. A Hyde Park man was arrested ... Full story

Detroit: Boston Man John Phillips Had Sex With 13-Year-Old 'Bride'

DETROIT -- Authorities said a 54-year-old Boston-area man traveled to Michigan to have sex with a 13-year-old girl who was his bride in an online ... Full story

Boston: Framingham Man David Pettengill Beat Woman In Road Rage Incident

BOSTON -- A Framingham man was arrested Monday, accused of punching a woman and slamming her head against her car in a road rage incident. David ... Full story

Boston: Stabbing Victim's Wife Shawntina Burston Under Arrest

MEDFORD, Mass. -- Medford police were called to the scene of a stabbing on Exchange Avenue late Sunday. They found a man stabbed to death about ... Full story

Boston: Lowell Man Pericles Clergeau Charged In Shelter Worker's Death

BOSTON -- A Lowell man has been arraigned on a charge of murder in connection with the stabbing death of an employee at the Lowell ... Full story

Boston: Ex-Pastor Charles Michael Abdelahad Facing Rape, Assault Charges

BOSTON -- A former pastor at a Worcester church has been accused of raping and assaulting a 43-year-old woman. The Rev. Charles Michael Abdelahad, former pastor ... Full story

Boston: Teacher In School Scuffle Elbert Foster : I Am Victim

BOSTON -- A substitute teacher in Weymouth said he is the victim after an altercation with a student during an algebra class at the school ... Full story

Boston: Police Arrest Colin Ratiu In Hit-And-Run

BOSTON -- Boston police announced Friday they made an arrest in the deadly hit-and-run of a Roxbury man last November. Authorities said Andrew Prior, 24, was ... Full story

Employee Kelley Jo Taylor Accused Of Stealing $200K From Salvation Army

ATLANTA -- Prosecutors said a former Salvation Army employee has been indicted on 45 counts of theft. Authorities said 36-year-old Kelley Jo Taylor Allison Vishnubhotla is ... Full story

Job Cuts Likely at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital

ATLANTA -- Officials at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital say that because of a reduction in government funding, some job cuts will likely be necessary. CEO Michael ... Full story

Maksim Gelman, accused of killing 4 in stabbing, carjacking spree caught after daylong manhunt

A crazed knifeman who allegedly murdered four people and stabbed four others in New York has been dramatically arrested at Times Square. Maksim Gelman was held ... Full story

Tiger Woods 4 Back In Dubai, Mcllory Leads

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Strong off the tee and hitting his shots with exquisite control, Tiger Woods seemed like his old self. He turned in ... Full story

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Resigns

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Hosni Mubarak resigned as president and handed control to the military on Friday after 29 years in power, bowing to a ... Full story

NY Rep. Chris Lee resigns after shirtless photo surfaces

CLARENCE, N.Y. — Rep. Christopher Lee of western New York abruptly resigned with only a vague explanation of regret after a gossip website reported that ... Full story

Couple James Hood, Briana Hood charged with murder in stabbing

ATHENS, Ga. -- A couple who reported stabbing a man in self-defense after he broke into their apartment have been charged with felony murder. Twenty-eight-year-old James ... Full story

Tiger: I Can Still Win Golf Tournaments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Tiger Woods insists his game is coming together and it's just a matter of time before he wins his first ... Full story

Patriot Act Extensions Rejected By House In Bipartisan Vote

WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday failed to extend the life of three surveillance tools that are key to the nation's post-Sept. 11 anti-terror law, ... Full story

Marietta Teen Jacob Blackmore Killed In Crash With Margarine Truck

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - After nearly 12 hours of work, all lanes of Interstate 285 eastbound have re-opened after a wrong-way driver slammed into a ... Full story

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Defends Controversial Tibet Super Bowl Ad

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason defended his company's controversial Super Bowl ad about Tibet in a blog post on Monday. Mason said that the ad had ... Full story

U.S. High School Students Shot To Death In Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Three teenage boys were shot to death in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, at least two of them U.S. ... Full story

Pakistani Woman Shumaila Kanwal Kills Herself After U.S. Official Shoots Her Husband

LAHORE, Pakistan — The wife of a Pakistani man shot and killed by a U.S. official committed suicide by eating rat poison Sunday, explaining before ... Full story

College Basketball Player Darrell Williams Faces Rape Charges

STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State suspended starting forward Darrell Williams on Monday after he was charged with four felony counts alleging he inappropriately touched two ... Full story

Atlanta Marine Recruit Keerica Allen Dies At Training Base

BEAUFORT, S.C. -- A 19-year-old recruit from Georgia at the Marine Corps training base in South Carolina has died and officials are checking to see ... Full story

Frat party shooting at Youngstown State University kills 1, wounds 11, including 6 students

A shooting at a frat party near Youngstown State University early Sunday left one student dead and 11 others injured, including six students, police said. No ... Full story

Michael Vick Awarded Comeback Player Of The Year

DALLAS — Michael Vick took a most unusual path to The Associated Press 2010 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award he received Saturday night. In ... Full story

Super Bowl Teams Feature Mystique, Tradition

ARLINGTON, Texas -- NFL commissioners can't root, so Roger Goodell will just sit back and smile as he watches this Super Bowl. A season that saw ... Full story

Ohio Gym Teacher Stacy Schuler 'had sex with five students'

A single high school gym teacher had sex with five students at her school, a court was told yesterday. Stacy Schuler, 32, had sexual relations with ... Full story

Storm Turns Super Bowl Plans Into Super Mess

ARLINGTON, Texas — Football fans whose flights had been canceled struggled Saturday to get to Dallas for Sunday's big game, while those already in town ... Full story

Gilbert Arenas Served Child Support, Custody Papers During Game

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando guard Gilbert Arenas was served with child support and custody papers as he left the court during halftime of the Magic's ... Full story

Redskins Player Albert Haynesworth Charged In Alleged Road Rage Incident

FAIRFAX, Va. — Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has been charged with assault in an alleged case of road rage. Fairfax County police spokeswoman Shelley Broderick ... Full story

Obama's Super Bowl Party: Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony On Guest List

MILWAUKEE — The guest list for President Barack Obama's White House Super Bowl party includes entertainers Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony as well as elected ... Full story

LeBron Scores 51 As Heat Beat Magic 104-100

ORLANDO, Fla. — LeBron James had 51 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, including a 23-point first quarter, to lead Miami to a 104-100 victory ... Full story

Antonio McDyess Buzzer Beater: Spurs Beat Lakers With Last-Second Tip-In (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES -- Antonio McDyess tipped in Tim Duncan's missed jump shot right before the buzzer, and the San Antonio Spurs survived the Los Angeles ... Full story

Obama: 'I've Got Some Love For The Steelers'

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- President Barack Obama is hinting on Pennsylvania soil that he might root for Pittsburgh's beloved Steelers when they meet Green Bay ... Full story

Andy Pettitte Retiring: Yankees Pitcher To Announce Retirement Friday

NEW YORK — Andy Pettitte is going ahead with his decision to retire, leaving the New York Yankees with two huge holes in what appears ... Full story

Youngest son of jailed former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling is found dead

The youngest son of jailed former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been found dead in his college apartment. John Taylor Skilling, who went by the nickname ... Full story

Trial for Man Accused of Killing Lithonia Woman

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A man accused of gunning down a mother of four in DeKalb County is expected to face a judge Thursday. Opening statements ... Full story

Witnesses: Drivers Arguing Before Pedestrian Killed

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A 23-year-old man was killed while crossing a street in Clayton County on Thursday morning. The victim was walking on Mount Zion ... Full story

Ga. Immigration Bill Targets Employer Checks

ATLANTA -- A Georgia state lawmaker on Thursday filed legislation that targets illegal immigrants in the work force and is drawing criticism from several fronts, ... Full story

Ex-Fulton Deputy Sheriff Richard Jackson Convicted Of Killing Pimp

UPDATED: Ex-Deputy Sentenced For Killing Pimp ATLANTA -- An ex-Fulton County deputy sheriff faces 20 years in prison after being convicted of killing a pimp nearly ... Full story

Chris Carter Arrested: Ohio State Football Recruit Booked For Sexual Imposition

CLEVELAND — Ohio State football recruit Chris Carter was arrested Tuesday on a sexual imposition allegation after a complaint that he fondled a girl while ... Full story

Pepper Spray Prompts Heritage High School Evacuation

CONYERS, Ga. -- Students at a high school in Rockdale County were evacuated Wednesday after a type of pepper spray was released inside a school ... Full story

Storm Wreaks Havoc with Air Travel

ATLANTA - Atlanta may have avoided the colossal snowfall the Midwest has experienced, but travelers going through Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport haven't been spared the cancellations ... Full story

Mother admits killing her teenage daughter by strangling her on campus

A New York woman who said she strangled her 18-year-old daughter because she 'pushed my last button' pleaded guilty today to first-degree manslaughter. Her husband, who ... Full story

Head of Atlanta's '30 Deep' gang George "Keon" Redding convicted

The leader of one of Atlanta’s most violent and prolific street gangs was sentenced to two life sentences plus 40 years for killing two men ... Full story

UPS 4Q Profit Jumps On International Growth

NEW YORK — UPS said Tuesday its fourth-quarter net income jumped 48 percent as shipments increased across the globe during the critical holiday season. The world's ... Full story

'Stay inside!' Monster Snow Storm Takes Aim At One-Third Of U.S.

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A monster winter storm took aim at a third of the nation Monday, threatening to lay a potentially deadly path of heavy ... Full story

14-yr old Aaron Schmitt to be charged with murder of Harlem teen Alana Calahan

HARLEM, Ga.-- 14-year old Aaron Schmitt is expected to be charged with murder in the shooting death of his neighbor, Columbia County Sheriff's Capt. Steve ... Full story

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