Georgia

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CBS News
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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CBS News
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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CBS
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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AP
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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AP
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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Ameera Butt
May 21, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Across SoCal Tuesday there were marches and rallies by women's groups as part of a nationwide protest against the recently passed abortion bans in Alabama , Georgia , Missouri and other states. West Hollywood held a 10 a.m. rally and press conference at City Hall Tuesday while other protests were...
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AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:27 am
President Trump urged Republicans to stay "UNITED" on abortion in a series of tweets late Saturday night and wrote that he is "strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions - Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother." The tweets come just days after Alabama passed the country's most...
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AP
May 12, 2019 - 8:59 am
If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia . The Louisiana legislature is halfway toward passing a law — like the ones enacted in Mississippi...
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