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Girl bitten while feeding dolphin at SeaWorld

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) – The family of an 8-year-old Georgia girl says she suffered minor injuries after a dolphin bit her hand at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.

12/03/2012

Dad finds lost son because of abuse scandal

ATLANTA (AP) – A father looking for his son since the mother took off 15 years ago has found the boy because of a Georgia child abuse scandal. In an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, […]

10/25/2012

Suspect in Georgia megachurch shooting in custody

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) – Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Georgia megachurch has been taken into custody. Eric Heinze with the U.S. Marshals Service says 52-year-old Floyd Palmer was taken […]

10/24/2012

Detective: Malnourished teen still had baby teeth

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) – A detective says an emaciated teenager who said he’d been confined for years with little food was so malnourished he still had baby teeth at age 18. Detective Kevin Morgan with […]

10/04/2012

Chick-fil-A chief: 'We support Biblical families'

THOMASTON, Ga. (AP) – Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy voiced his support for “Biblical families” in one of his first interviews since his earlier comments caused controversy regarding gay marriage. Cathy told Atlanta TV station WXIA […]

10/03/2012

Georgia's president, opposition both claim victory

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) – Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and the opposition both claimed victory Monday in a parliamentary election that is crucial to determining the future direction of this former Soviet republic. The governing party […]

10/01/2012

Prior abuse report for alleged confined Ga. teen

ATLANTA (AP) – A Georgia couple accused of locking their teenage son in a bedroom for years with little food had previously been investigated for abuse. Paul and Sheila Comer were arrested last week after […]

09/27/2012

Police guard home of teen found wandering in L.A.

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) – Police are guarding the Georgia home of a couple accused of child cruelty after a teenage boy weighing just 87 pounds was found wandering a Los Angeles bus station. Investigators are […]

09/21/2012

Abused Georgia teen exiled to LA with $200

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A scrawny Georgia teen who was discovered at a Los Angeles bus station says he was given $200 and a list of homeless shelters before his abusive stepfather sent him packing. […]

09/20/2012

Miss. man charged in buttocks implant death

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi authorities say they have charged a Jackson man with depraved heart murder after a Georgia woman died from an injection received as part of an illegal buttocks implant. Attorney General […]

09/11/2012

Ga. woman with flesh-eating bug leaves hospital

(AP) – A Georgia woman diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating disease has left a hospital after nearly two months. Aimee Copeland was released Monday from Doctors Hospital in Augusta. The 24-year-old is moving to an […]

07/02/2012

Former CNN exec leaves doggie doo-doo in mailbox

A former high-ranking CNN executive is accused of leaving dog feces in his neighbor’s mailbox. Covington, Georgia police say the victims of the incident, Benjamin Dameron and Ralph Miller, have video of Bob Furnad walking […]

05/21/2012

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