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This photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Dept. shows Tiffany Moss, charged with felony murder, cruelty to children in the first degree, and concealing a body. The father and stepmother of a 10-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash can at a metro Atlanta apartment complex have been charged with murder. (AP Photo/Gwinnett County Police Dept.)

Girl found in trash bin had tried to run away

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl whose malnourished body was found in a suburban Atlanta trash bin had tried to run away from home and showed up at school with bruises and welts on […]

11/04/2013

6-year-old boy hospitalized after eating Halloween candy

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) – Authorities today were analyzing the candy that a 6-year-old boy collected while trick-or-treating in Huntington Beach on Halloween to see if it was the source of methamphetamine ingestion that landed the […]

11/04/2013

American Idol XIII judges, from left, Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. (AP Photo/FOX, Michael Becker)

‘Idol’ judges have glowing reviews for each other

ATLANTA (AP) — Well, one thing about season 13 of “American Idol” is that unlike last season, the judges seem to be getting along. At an audition stop in Atlanta Wednesday, Jennifer Lopez said she’s […]

10/30/2013

A United Parcel Service driver unloads packages from a truck and arranges them for delivery. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

UPS sees busier, intense holiday shopping season

  ATLANTA (AP) — UPS expects this holiday season to be busier than last, thanks to the growing popularity of online shopping. And more intense, thanks to the calendar. The world’s biggest package delivery company […]

10/25/2013

A flu shot being administered. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Study: High-dose flu shot better protects seniors

ATLANTA (AP) — A long-awaited study shows that a high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot. Standard flu vaccines are only about 30 to 40 percent effective in people 65 and […]

10/23/2013

Gregg Allman performs at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden, in New York on April 13, 2013. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, file)

Stars to hold tribute concert for Gregg Allman

ATLANTA (AP) — The Allman Brothers, Sam Moore, Taj Mahal, Warren Haynes, Eric Church and several others have signed on to pay tribute in concert to Gregg Allman early next year. “All My Friends: Celebrating […]

10/23/2013

This undated combo of photos provided by the Florida Department. of Corrections shows Joseph Jenkins, left and Charles Walker.  (AP Photo/Florida Department. of Corrections)

Escaped Fla. prisoners grilled: Who helped you?

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Back in custody after using forged documents to escape their life sentences, two convicted killers were being grilled on Sunday by law enforcement authorities who said they expect to […]

10/20/2013

Parts didn’t breach failed airline engine’s casing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outer casing of an engine that failed aboard a Spirit Airlines plane earlier this week wasn’t breached by parts from inside the engine, contrary to initial reports provided to the National […]

10/17/2013

Former NBA basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. embraces former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda before Game 1 of the National League Divisional Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Dodgers, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Tommy Lasorda visits Georgia girl hit by baseball

   PALMETTO, Ga. (AP) – God works in strange ways according to Tommy Lasorda, the legendary baseball manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers.    “If she hadn’t got hit in the eye, I wouldn’t be […]

10/11/2013

marijuana

100 pounds of gift-wrapped pot found at LA airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say they found about 100 pounds of gift-wrapped marijuana in suitcases that were to be loaded onto a flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Atlanta. City News Service reports […]

09/26/2013

In this Nov. 28, 2010, file photo, San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver (27) grabs a fumble during an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Ex-NFL player Paul Oliver commits suicide

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A medical examiner near Atlanta says former San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver has committed suicide. Cobb County investigators say the 29-year-old Oliver was found dead Tuesday night at his home […]

09/25/2013

A new Postal Service stamp honoring musician Ray Charles is part of the Music Icons series of stamps. (AP Photo/The U.S. Postal Service)

USPS honors Ray Charles with limited-edition stamp

ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is planning to add soul singer Ray Charles to its “Music Icons Forever” stamp series. Postal officials say the agency is releasing a stamp featuring the Albany, Ga., […]

09/23/2013

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