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 2021-04-14 21:04 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Police seize about 295 grams of meth in Lumpkin County bust...

Authorities in Lumpkin County said investigators arrested four suspects in connection with a months-long investigation into drug trafficking on Tuesday....

 2021-04-14 21:03 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce to give 2021 State of the Community...

MACON, Ga. -- On Thursday, Luther Williams Field is set to host the 2021 State of the Community. The Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce event aims to go over Mayor Lester Miller's first 100 days in office and what's to come. Mayor Miller will also ...

 2021-04-14 21:03 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

What are the best ways to save when interest rates are low?...

With the right accounts and a commitment to savings, you can boost your savings despite low-interest rates....

 2021-04-14 21:00 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year...

Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition....

 2021-04-14 21:00 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Braves place LHP Fried, OF Pache on 10-day injured list...

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves left-hander Max Fried was placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring Wednesday after injuring himself while running the bases....

 2021-04-14 21:00 

Rare.us

Jimmy Kimmel Makes Celebrities Read Hilarious Mom Texts...

For Mother's Day, Jimmy Kimmel decided to spice things up a bit and have famous celebrities read hilarious text from their moms....

 2021-04-14 20:59 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Coliseum Medical Centers celebrates 50 year anniversary...

COLISEUM, Ga. -- Coliseum Medical Center celebrated its 50th anniversary of providing health care to thousands of middle Georgia residents. On February 15, 1971, the facility opened as Coliseum Park Hospital, a 223-bed hospital that was built by HCA Healt...

 2021-04-14 20:58 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-Brave Andrelton Simmons positive for COVID-19 after declining vaccine...

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons tested positive for COVID-19 and was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 20:57 

News4Jax WJXT

AP sources: NCAA dumps requirement that transfers sit a year...

Major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition starting next season....

 2021-04-14 20:56 

News4Jax WJXT

Braves place LHP Fried, OF Pache on 10-day injured list...

Atlanta Braves left-hander Max Fried has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring after injuring himself while running the bases....

 2021-04-14 20:53 

11alive.com

Gwinnett Police: Man arrested for involuntary manslaughter after shooting friend in car...

Officers responded to 3466 Holcomb Bridge Road shortly after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday and found the victim sitting in the front seat of a Ford Explorer....

 2021-04-14 20:51 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Roundabout construction to start at Eisenhower Pkwy. and Fulton Mill Rd....

MACON, Ga. -- Crews are starting work on a roundabout at Fulton Mill Rd. and Eisenhower Pkwy. on Monday. The Georgia Department of Transportation said they expect construction to last until the end of October 2022. On Monday crews will begin by clearing t...

 2021-04-14 20:49 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Choosing to rent or buy? Rise in home affordability can make it an easy decision...

Does it make more sense to rent or buy a home?...

 2021-04-14 20:48 

News4Jax WJXT

Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border...

Federal officials announced Wednesday that farmers who rely on a massive irrigation project spanning the Oregon-California border will get 8% of the deliveries they need amid a severe drought....

 2021-04-14 20:47 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Sotomayor: 'This is the scariest of times, and the most exciting times'...

Justice Sonia Sotomayor emerged from pandemic-inspired unofficial quarantine on Wednesday to talk about turbulent times in the country....

 2021-04-14 20:46 

News4Jax WJXT

Reward increased in unsolved murders of 2 Jacksonville women...

The reward for information to help solve the murders of two women -- one from 2015 and one from last summer -- has increased to $9,500 due to a partnership between the Florida Association of Crime Stoppers and the Florida Office of Attorney General....

 2021-04-14 20:45 

News4Jax WJXT

EXPLAINER: Why won't George Floyd's friend testify?...

A friend of George Floyd who was with him the night he died won't testify at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his death....

 2021-04-14 20:44 

11alive.com

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches capsule to edge of space as it prepares to launch humans...

The New Shepard rocket landed vertically seven minutes after liftoff, and company officials say they're "very close" to launching people....

 2021-04-14 20:42 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

L.E.A.D. provides structure for Atlanta's Black youth during pandemic...

Who needs help and who is helping others during pandemic in and around Atlanta...

 2021-04-14 20:41 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Arkansas bills that restrict voting access head to governor's desk...

The Republican-controlled Arkansas legislature this week passed a handful of bills that would add restrictions to the voting process in the state, sending them to the governor's desk....

 2021-04-14 20:40 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Biden's agenda hinges on new Senate push for bipartisan deals amid distrust between the parties...

Major items on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda hang in the balance this month, hinging on Republicans' willingness to cut deals and whether Democrats agree to pare back their ambitions at the risk of causing a backlash on the left....

 2021-04-14 20:40 

Rare.us

Cop Charged with Second-Degree Manslaughter in Killing of Daunte Wright...

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A prosecutor said Wednesday that he charged a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unre...

 2021-04-14 20:38 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Authorities investigating after tractor trailer turns over on I-16...

TWIGGS COUNTY, Ga. -- Investigators are working to find the cause behind a tractor-trailer overturning in Twiggs County early Wednesday. The accident blocked off all lanes on I-16 at the Georgia 96 off-ramp. The Georgia Department of Transportation said t...

 2021-04-14 20:37 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Can Biden really cancel student debt? Here's where the debate stands...

President Joe Biden has asked the Department of Education to study whether he can unilaterally forgive federally held student loan debt, raising hopes for roughly 45 million Americans who collectively owe $1.7 trillion. But whether relief will arrive thro...

 2021-04-14 20:37 

TreeHugger

Century-Old Water Tower Is Transformed Into 2 Family Homes...

This unconventional residence with panoramic views preserves the structure's original character....

 2021-04-14 20:35 

11alive.com

VERIFY: Is this year's allergy season in Georgia worse than normal?...

Seasonal allergy sufferers dread this time of year in Georgia. Is it worse this year, or does the national pandemic change the perspective?...

 2021-04-14 20:34 

11alive.com

'So far we know of no issues' | UGA says nearly 200 doses of J&J shot given on campus before temporary suspension...

The university's health center received its first shipment of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine last week, which was approximately 5,000 doses....

 2021-04-14 20:33 

News4Jax WJXT

Daunte Wright: Doting dad, basket player, slain by police...

Twenty-year-old Daunte Wright was fatally shot Sunday by a police officer in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center....

 2021-04-14 20:32 

11alive.com

NFL players boycott voluntary offseason workouts over COVID-19 protocols...

Players from at least five NFL teams plan to skip voluntary offseason workouts, due to concerns over the lack of COVID-19 protocols....

 2021-04-14 20:31 

Rare.us

Chad Michael Murray Acted Alongside His Ex for 7 Years After Their Divorce...

After the actor's divorce from 'One Tree Hill' co-star Sophia Bush, the two continued to act in the show together for another seven years....

 2021-04-14 20:29 

11alive.com

Jeezy, Jeannie Mai partner with Tony Robbins to gift bicycles to Atlanta youth...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered a speech during the event, alongside Jeezy....

 2021-04-14 20:28 

News4Jax WJXT

Bolles grad, 3-time gold medalist Ryan Murphy ready for delayed Olympics in Tokyo...

The Olympics countdown is on and Ryan Murphy is ready....

 2021-04-14 20:27 

CNN

Here's Kroger's big bet to fight Amazon...

Kroger wants to sell you more groceries online. And to do that, it's banking on a strategy that's drawing some skepticism on Wall Street....

 2021-04-14 20:27 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Police: Man arrested for shooing friend while riding in SUV...

Gwinnett County police have arrested a man for the shooting death of his friend as the pair rode together in an SUV early Wednesday morning....

 2021-04-14 20:25 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Prosecutor: Missing student killed during 1996 rape attempt...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Missing California college student Kristin Smart was killed in 1996 during an attempted rape by a fellow student and the suspect's father helped hide her body, the San Luis Obispo County district attorney said Wednesday....

 2021-04-14 20:25 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tiger sharks eat whale carcass that drifted ashore in Hawaii...

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials are warning people to stay out of the water after sharks were seen eating the carcass of a whale that has washed ashore on an Oahu beach....

 2021-04-14 20:24 

Rare.us

FedEx Driver Rightfully Flips Out Over Giant, Heavy Package...

A FedEx driver was caught on video cursing loudly to himself about the people who left a 140-pound package for him to haul by himself....

 2021-04-14 20:20 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

DC United hires Lucy Rushton, 2nd female GM in MLS history...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lucy Rushton was hired by D.C. United as their general manager, making her the second woman in Major League Soccer history to hold that job....

 2021-04-14 20:18 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Degree in hand, Zach Quinney explains his move on from football...

In January, Zach Quinney was a football player and graduate student at Georgia Tech. He had started the previous three seasons at left tackle for the Yellow Jackets and planned to compete to do so for a fourth year this fall....

 2021-04-14 20:18 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Authorities arrest suspect in Newton County drive-by shooting...

The Newton County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday deputies arrested a suspect in a drive-by shooting on March 22....

 2021-04-14 20:18 

11alive.com

Despite record overtime hours, 85% of callers still can't get through to Ga. Department of Labor...

The Department of Labor said it's still getting a month's worth of claims each week. It blames Congress for the phone jam....

 2021-04-14 20:15 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Stinging report raises new questions about Capitol security...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shields that shattered upon impact. Weapons too old to use. Missed intelligence in which future insurrectionists warned, "We get our president or we die....

 2021-04-14 20:10 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

C. Vivian Stringer signs 5-year extension with Rutgers...

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Hall of Fame women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer has agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep her at Rutgers through the 2025-26 season....

 2021-04-14 20:08 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Crawford County deputy fired, arrested over use of force: Sheriff...

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ga. -- A Crawford County sheriff's deputy has been fired and arrested for a use of force incident. Sheriff Lewis Walker said Wednesday that it happened on March 16 during a traffic stop on a private driveway off of Hwy. 42 south. Repo...

 2021-04-14 20:07 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Protesters storm Columbus PD headquarters after Black man shot dead by police at hospital...

A crowd breached the locked doors of the Columbus Police Department's headquarters Tuesday night, there to protest the deadly police shooting of a Black man named Miles Jackson at a hospital earlier this week....

 2021-04-14 20:06 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Moving on Up! USCB Athletics announces plan to move from NAIA to NCAA Division II...

Sand Sharks accept invite to join Peach Belt Conference...

 2021-04-14 20:05 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pandemic making NFL draft's small school gems harder to find...

Those diamonds in the rough selected in the late rounds of NFL drafts or signed as undrafted free agents are more like hidden gems this year....

 2021-04-14 20:03 

Rare.us

$20 Vaccine Shirt Is Perfect for People Who Love Pfzier (But Hate People)...

Got vaccinated? Well, do I have the shirt for you. These funny vaccine shirts will make you laugh (and piss some people off). Get one today!...

 2021-04-14 20:03 

News4Jax WJXT

Pandemic making NFL draft's small school gems harder to find...

Many college football players with hopes of playing in the NFL have a narrower path to the league this year....

 2021-04-14 20:01 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bragbook...

Three Emory University professors have been awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced recently. The faculty members, all based in Emory College of Arts and Sciences, include:...

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