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Police: Local man, 27, dead in Garden City workplace accident

2 hours 50 min ago
Police say a 27-year-old man was killed Tuesday after he became wedged between two trailers at his job in Garden City.

Richmond Hill armed robbery nets thief a cell phone and an arrest

2 hours 57 min ago
Richmond Hill armed robbery nets cell phone and an arrest

Plan opens Ga. coast to offshore drilling

3 hours 27 min ago
The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed a plan that would open waters off the Atlantic coast, including Georgia, to oil exploration and drilling.

Feds seize 'potentially dangerous' playground toys at Port of Savannah

3 hours 37 min ago
Federal police say they seized about $38,000 worth of "potentially dangerous" playground toys at the Port of Savannah.

Rincon Police name Det. Wood as Officer of the Year

3 hours 44 min ago
Rincon Police Detective Donald Wood has been named his department's 2014 Officer of the Year. Wood was presented a plaque for his honor at a recent city council meeting. Police Chief Phillip Scholl said Wood goes above and beyond in his duties.

Northeast blizzard wasn't a bust, but it was a miss for many

6 hours 55 min ago
In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything. So small last minute changes in the air morphed what was supposed to be crippling feet of snow into a handful of inches, leading forecasters to apologize, politicians to explain themselves and some Northeast residents wondering where the much-hyped snow went.

Facebook outage brings jokes, marketing pitches to Twitter

7 hours 24 min ago
For many, the hour without a Facebook was a golden opportunity for a joke — or a marketing pitch — on other social media sites.

Ex-Boy Scout describes mental scars left by abuse at trial

8 hours 43 min ago
A California man suing the Boy Scouts of America over sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a volunteer Scout leader was so scarred by the incident that he once threw up outside a restaurant when he saw someone who looked like the man, he testified in the opening day of a civil trial.

New state superintendent asks feds for testing relief

9 hours 13 min ago
Georgia's new State School Superintendent Richard Woods has sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Georgia's congressional delegation and the U.S.

Obama promotes religious and gender equity in India speech

10 hours 11 min ago
President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi.

Naked violinist sues over arrest in Portland last year

10 hours 51 min ago
A Hillsboro, Oregon, man arrested after playing a violin while naked outside the federal courthouse in Portland last year is suing police.

Storm unleashes blizzard conditions on parts of Northeast

12 hours 7 min ago
A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow.

Federal government failing to protect children, report says

12 hours 54 min ago
The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy groups.

Obituary list for Tuesday, January 27, 2015

13 hours 31 min ago
Obituaries for Tuesday, January 27, 2015.