Georgia

Tarrah Gibbons
March 15, 2020 - 12:27 pm
A principal in Georgia is reaching out to the world for prayers as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The man, who also has coronavirus, is asking for prayers for his wife who remains on life support.
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December 30, 2019 - 7:15 am
ATLANTA (AP) — As a civil rights activist at 25, John Lewis was beaten so badly his skull was fractured and the TV images from an Alabama bridge in the 1960s forced a nation's awakening to racial discrimination. As a congressman today at 79, Lewis is facing a foe like none before: advanced...
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In this Nov. 3, 2019 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga.
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December 02, 2019 - 2:41 pm
AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — A spokeswoman says former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to a south Georgia hospital treatment of a urinary tract infection. Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for The Carter Center, said Monday afternoon in a statement that the 95-year-old former president was...
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October 29, 2019 - 1:50 pm
Reidsville, Georgia — Authorities in Georgia say a rapist and child molester serving a life sentence was released "in error" Friday and is still on the run. Tony Maycon Munoz-Mendez, 31, was convicted of rape and aggravated child molestation in Gwinnett County, Georgia and began his life term in...
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October 14, 2019 - 1:22 pm
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man was found not guilty of murder on Monday, but was convicted of aggravated assault and other charges that could potentially send him to prison for more than 30 years. Robert "Chip" Olsen's face turned red and...
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September 13, 2019 - 7:51 am
A Georgia woman says her father was bitten more than 100 times by ants at a government veterans' home where his room was full of insects. Laquna Ross found her father Joel Marrable with swollen, red bumps all over his body when she visited him at the nursing home near Atlanta last week before his...
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John Healy
September 02, 2019 - 7:23 am
Hurricane Dorian continued to pummel the Bahamas on Monday morning with winds still whipping at 165 mph and gusts up to 200 mph. The storm surge is also raising water levels 20 feet above normal. The Category 5 storm has also slowed down, moving west at just 1 mph while the U.S. braces for its...
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June 26, 2019 - 11:01 am
Cumming, Georgia—Georgia sheriff released dramatic body-cam video Tuesday showing the rescue of a newborn girl who was found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods. The little girl, nicknamed "Baby India," was discovered on June 6 and has drawn national attention as officials are still attempting...
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June 07, 2019 - 7:26 am
Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they're waiting to see if the so-called "heartbeat" law actually takes effect...
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May 30, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Netflix blinked first and now other major Hollywood studios say they may reevaluate filming in Georgia if the state's abortion law goes into effect. The state is known for its lucrative tax incentives for filming. WarnerMedia, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Walt Disney Co...
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