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  • Naked Break-in: Bare burglar sneaks into home to do laundry

    April 9, 2016 3:28 PM

    WOODSTOCK, Ga. - Authorities say a naked man was arrested after breaking into a north Georgia home through a pet door. Cherokee County Deputy Joshua Watkins tells local news media that 28-year-old Jarred Lemming on Wednesday entered the home nude to shower, wash his laundry and to use the owner's... more »
  • LSU softball can't sweep, falls to Georgia, 3-1

    April 3, 2016 8:32 PM

    ATHENS – The No. 8 LSU softball was unable to clinch the sweep against No. 10 Georgia Bulldogs in Athens Sunday. Looking for another comeback like on Friday, the Tigers couldn’t get a timely hit and ended up stranding eight on base. Despite Sunday’s loss, LSU coach... more »
  • Katt Williams released from jail after fight with teen

    March 31, 2016 11:18 AM

    GAINESVILLE - Authorities say comedian and actor Katt Williams has been released from a Georgia jail. Hall County sheriff's Deputy Nicole Bailes says Williams was released from the Hall County jail Thursday. Police say the 44-year-old Williams and 17-year-old Luke Wash are charged with disorderly conduct after a fight between... more »
  • Katt Williams arrested after fight with Georgia teen

    March 30, 2016 5:31 PM

    GAINESVILLE - Police say actor Katt Williams has turned himself in at a Georgia jail to face charges following a fight with a teenager. Gainesville police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook says Williams was arrested Wednesday. Police in Gainesville, just northeast of Atlanta, said the 44-year-old Williams and 17-year-old Luke Wash are... more »
  • Georgia Governor vetoes religious exemptions bill

    March 28, 2016 10:29 AM

    ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed legislation, allowing clergy to refuse performing gay marriage and protecting people who refuse to attend the ceremonies. The Republican rejected the bill on Monday. Republican majorities passed the bill to broadly protect people acting on their religion. It also would have protected... more »
  • Parent complaints about yoga prompt changes at school

    March 23, 2016 12:54 PM

    KENNESAW, Ga. - A Georgia elementary school is changing the way it conducts yoga activities in classrooms after parents complained. Bullard Elementary School Principal Patrice Moore said in an email to parents at the Kennesaw school that concerns and "misconceptions" about the activities had created a distraction. The Marietta Daily... more »
  • Comedian Katt Williams arrested on battery charge in Georgia

    February 29, 2016 4:36 PM

    GAINESVILLE - Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on a battery charge in Georgia after a store employee told police that Williams punched him during an argument. Gainesville police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook says officers responded to an assault call at a pool supply store around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Holbrook says... more »
  • Foundation to build Devon Gales, family a new home Play Video

    February 25, 2016 10:03 AM

    ATHENS, Georgia - In his last public appearance before returning to Baton Rouge next week, Southern University football player Devon Gales met with the opposing team from the game that changed his life. ( LIVE STREAM HAS ENDED; WATCH REPORTS ON NEWS 2 BROADCASTS TODAY ) The... more »
  • Who let the dog out? Chihuahua from Texas found in Georgia

    January 16, 2016 5:22 PM

    ATLANTA - The Atlanta Humane Society says a lost dog from Texas has been reunited with its owner after being found 800 miles away in Georgia. Local news media report that the five-pound Chihuahua named Coco was reunited Friday evening with his owner Amanda Benton, who traveled from Arlington,... more »
  • Georgia AG: State can't stop resettlement of Syrian refugees

    December 30, 2015 1:36 PM

    ATLANTA - Georgia's attorney general says the state cannot exclude Syrian refugees from resettlement in the state or deny them federally funded benefits. Attorney General Sam Olens wrote Wednesday in an official opinion that there is no law that allows a state to single out refugees from a particular country... more »
  • North Carolina A&T tops Alcorn St. in Celebration Bowl 41-34

    December 19, 2015 8:15 PM

    ATLANTA - Tarik Cohen rushed for 295 yards and three touchdowns of 73 or more yards Saturday, and North Carolina A&T used a slew of big plays for a 41-34 win over Alcorn State in the Celebration Bowl at the Georgia Dome. The Celebration Bowl, matching champions of the... more »
  • Georgia deputies bring drivers to tears with $100 bills, not tickets

    December 19, 2015 7:56 PM

    FORSYTH - Sheriff's deputies in a central Georgia county have been surprising motorists, some of whom expect a ticket. Instead, they've gotten $100 bills. The Telegraph reports that Monroe County Sheriff John Cary Bittick gave officers 54 $100 bills to hand out randomly over three days during the past week.... more »
  • Sheriff's 'politically incorrect' message now on T-shirts

    December 3, 2015 3:07 PM

    HAMILTON - A week after getting national attention for a sign decrying political correctness, a Georgia sheriff is advertising T-shirts reminding people that if you're offended, you can get out. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that the T-shirts state: "Warning: Harris County is politically incorrect. We say: Merry Christmas, God Bless... more »
  • Georgia sheriff revels in 'politically incorrect' sign

    November 25, 2015 12:32 PM

    HAMILTON, Ga. - If you don't like a Georgia sheriff's political incorrectness, you can leave his county. That's what Harris Sheriff Mike Jolley warns on a new sign posted outside his department building. The sign reads: "Warning: Harris County is politically incorrect. We say: Merry Christmas, God Bless... more »
  • 2 Georgia men accused of selling phony LSU-Florida tickets

    October 19, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU police arrested two Georgia men peddling phony tickets to Saturday's LSU football game after disappointed fans reported the forgeries to university officials. Kenny Lamar Redding, 30, and Christopher Harrison,30, both of Atlanta, were booked on two counts each of an offense against intellectual property. Police say Harrison,... more »
  • Georgia man arrested after pawning video game console filled with drugs

    October 5, 2015 11:34 AM

    MOULTRIE, GA - Police said a man was arrested after a pawn shop found crystal meth inside an old video game console the man tried to sell. WALB-TV reports Jared Fournier was charged with possession of methamphetamine after the pawn shop found the stash of drugs and contacted authorities.... more »
  • Puppy buried alive

    September 25, 2015 8:49 PM

    AUGUSTA, GEORGIA- PETA offered a reward for information about a four-month-old puppy buried alive. The dog is recovering. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals offers up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of those responsible. The puppy was found trying to dig its... more »
  • Puppy survives being buried alive; recovering from injuries

    September 15, 2015 3:02 PM

    AUGUSTA, Ga. - A 4-month-old puppy is recovering after being buried alive. WJBF-TV reports officials at Augusta Animal Services found the mixed-breed puppy last week as it tried to dig its way out of the ground. Veterinarian Scarlett Timmons of the Westside Animal Hospital said the male dog was nearly... more »
  • State police: Georgia man dies in fiery Louisiana crash

    September 7, 2015 11:16 AM

    CROWLEY, La. - State police in Louisiana say a Georgia man died in a fiery weekend highway accident. It happened Sunday around 9:40 a.m. State police say a tractor-trailer rig driven by 63-year-old Michael Ransom of Villa Rica, Georgia, was heading west on Interstate 10 when it ran... more »
  • Child in cage

    August 11, 2015 8:59 PM

    CHATSWORTH, GA - A third woman faces child abuse charges for keeping an eleven-year-old boy trapped in a cage in a bedroom. The child's mother and another person were charged last week. Gloria Jane Brown was arrested when a deputy went to her home responding to a welfare check... more »
  • Police charge Georgia woman with calling 911 about 150 times

    August 7, 2015 11:36 AM

    MACON - A central Georgia woman has been arrested after police say she called 911 scores of times over several weeks. Bibb County authorities charged 41-year-old Toshiba L. Smith of Macon, Georgia, with making false reports and misusing the emergency number earlier this week. The Macon Telegraph reports that the... more »
  • 50 rampaging teens do $2,000 in damage to Georgia Walmart

    June 30, 2015 11:36 AM

    MACON, GA - Authorities in central Georgia say up to 50 teenagers bent on destruction raced into a Walmart in Macon, smashing merchandise and causing an estimated $2,000 in damage. Bibb County sheriff's officials say some of the young people snatched a man from a motorized shopping cart and... more »
  • LSU golf beats Georgia in national semis, will face Southern Cal for national title

    June 2, 2015 7:54 PM

    Bradenton, FL - The LSU golf team defeated Georgia in the national semifinals, and now they are one win away from capturing their fifth national title in program history. The Tigers got a battle from the Bulldogs at Concession Golf Club, as the best-of-five match play series was evenly... more »
  • Sheriff charged after woman was shot

    May 6, 2015 8:45 PM

    LAWRECNEVILLE, GEORGIA- A sheriff in the Atlanta area is charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of a real estate agent. Clayton County sheriff Victor Hill left the scene without giving an official statement of what happened. Authorities say certain details Hill gave when he called 911 about the... more »
  • Gymnastics ranks No. 2 after win over Georgia

    February 9, 2015 5:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The steady climb to the top for Tiger Gymnastics continues as LSU posted the second-highest score in the nation last week during their win over Georgia, moving them up one more spot to No. 2 in the national rankings released on Monday. LSU, 7-1 overall and... more »
  • 4-star offensive lineman commits to LSU over Auburn, 'Bama

    January 29, 2015 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Georgia offensive lineman Chidi Valentine-Okeke surprised coaches and fans alike when he declared for LSU on Thursday morning. Valentine-Okeke, a 6'6", 310-pound four-star lineman from Ludwici, Georgia, announced his decision to pass on Alabama and Auburn after an in-home visit by the player, head coach Les... more »
  • LSU fan video goes viral Play Video

    January 11, 2015 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers had just made a miraculous come back in overtime to send the game into a second extra session. It was a stadium of wild fans cheering, but the ESPN cameras found Kiana Rogers. Her celebration went viral because of her enthusiasm and yelling... more »
  • 911: Police chief said he accidentally shot wife

    January 1, 2015 1:40 PM

    PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Investigators say a police chief in Georgia reported that he accidentally shot his wife early New Year's Day. Her condition is unclear, and no charges have been filed. Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Sherry Lang says Peachtree City police Chief William McCollom called 911 around 4:15... more »
  • KKK group to keep fighting to join cleanup program

    December 31, 2014 10:02 AM

    ATLANTA - A Georgia Ku Klux Klan group says it will move forward with its application for a highway cleanup program after a judge ruled that the state's denial violated the organization's right to free speech. The north Georgia KKK group's application was denied in 2012. The American Civil Liberties... more »
  • Grave of Confederate soldier dug up in Georgia

    December 18, 2014 3:14 PM

    KNOXVILLE, GA - Authorities in Georgia say the grave of a Confederate soldier has been dug up and investigators are working to determine whether anything has been stolen. Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker on Thursday said a grave is at the Old Bethel Church Cemetery in Knoxville and belonged to... more »
  • Southern states look to regional 2016 primary

    November 22, 2014 6:59 PM

    ATLANTA - There's an effort underway to create a Southern primary for the 2016 presidential campaign, bringing states like Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi together on the first Tuesday in March. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp calls it the "SEC Primary," after the Southeastern Conference, saying he wants the... more »
  • BR murder suspect extradited from Georgia

    November 14, 2014 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police booked the suspect in a deadly shooting from earlier this year into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail after he was extradited from Georgia. A BRPD spokesperson said 31-year-old Brandon White faces charges of first degree murder in connection with the May 9 shooting. ... more »
  • CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations

    October 22, 2014 10:59 AM

    WASHINGTON - Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says... more »
  • Pilot errors, fatigue led to deadly Ga. jet crash

    October 21, 2014 11:39 AM

    ATLANTA - Federal investigators say a pilot failed to follow procedures during landing, and that fatigue from lack of sleep contributed to a fiery jet crash that killed a Georgia vascular surgeon and four colleagues from a vein care practice. In a report released Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board... more »
  • Boston man pleads guilty to LA, GA drug charges

    October 19, 2014 1:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. attorney in New Orleans says a Boston man has pleaded guilty to drug charges brought in both Louisiana and Georgia. Kenneth Polite says 24-year-old Maximo Stiven Bernabel-Pena pleaded guilty Friday to drug conspiracy charges brought in Georgia. He says Bernabel-Pena was among 12 people indicted... more »
  • SEC scoreboard: Bama routs A&M, Ole Miss sets up showdown with LSU

    October 19, 2014 12:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top-billed game in the SEC this weekend turned out to be a dud, as Alabama beat up on Texas A&M 59-0, just one of many lopsided games in the league on Saturday. While the Tide rolled, Ole Miss ran its perfect record to 7-0 as... more »
  • Naked man found in woods 4 days after music festival

    October 10, 2014 1:46 PM

    CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLS, GA - A Georgia man claims to have had the hunting experience of a lifetime after he came across a naked man who was wandering in the woods for more than four days after a nearby electronic music festival ended. The hunter, Casey Sanders, said he was... more »
  • SEC Scoreboard, South Carolina upset, Georgia, A&M survive scares

    September 27, 2014 11:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The SEC had one big upset this week with South Carolina losing to Missouri, but Texas A&M and Georgia managed to get through some scary games in their division. The Gamecocks lost to the Tigers 21-20, which will see the Gamecocks tumble in the rankings. ... more »
  • Jindal, Deal talk charter schools, reforms in Ga.

    September 10, 2014 4:57 PM

    ATLANTA - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is touting efforts in his state to expand charter schools and praising Gov. Nathan Deal for his support of school choice. Jindal was in Atlanta on Wednesday with Deal for a Republican Governors Association fundraiser. Jindal says the RGA is "very committed" to helping... more »
  • Woman sentenced in silicone injection case

    September 2, 2014 3:26 PM

    JACKSON, MS - A woman was sentenced to life in prison after her conviction in connection with the killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections. Tracey Lynn Garner, 53, was sentenced Tuesday in Hinds County Circuit Court after her conviction Friday of depraved heart murder and conspiracy... more »
  • Jurors guilty for death of woman with buttock injections

    August 29, 2014 10:20 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - A jury has convicted a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections Friday. Jurors found Tracy Lynn Garner, 53, guilty of depraved heart murder and conspiracy to commit wire fraud and could face life in prison. Garner was charged in the death... more »
  • Aid group: American with Ebola weak but improving

    August 5, 2014 11:12 AM

    ATLANTA - The husband of the second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola says the patient is weak but showing signs of improvement. The president of the aid group SIM USA said Tuesday that Nancy Writebol's husband described the woman as progressing. Bruce Johnson says he spoke with David... more »
  • Small plane crashes on beach, hits father and daughter on ground Play Video

    July 28, 2014 5:31 AM

    VENICE, FL - A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach. The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel, damaging a wind... more »
  • Judge: No bond for dad in boy's death in hot SUV

    July 3, 2014 3:52 PM

    MARIETTA, GA - A judge has refused to grant bond to a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died inside of a hot SUV. The judge's decision Thursday means Justin Ross Harris will remain in jail. Prosecutors laid out their case against him before that ruling, portraying... more »
  • Child rape case leaves mysteries

    July 2, 2014 11:11 AM

    SAVANNAH, GA - The FBI hopes to identify potential victims of a salesman accused of videotaping himself raping girls. Matthew Coniglio was arrested April 10 at his Georgia home on a child pornography charge. FBI Special Agent William Kirkconnell said investigators found 56 8-millimeter tapes showing Coniglio attacking girls who... more »
  • Notre Dame-Georgia to play in 2017, 2019

    June 25, 2014 5:04 PM

    SOUTH BEND, In. - Notre Dame and Georgia will play in 2017 and 2019, marking the first regular-season meetings between the two schools. The Bulldogs will play in South Bend on Sept. 9, 2017, while the Irish will play in Athens on Sept. 21, 2019. The top-ranked Bulldogs beat the... more »
  • Shopping cart drowning

    May 26, 2014 7:26 PM

    CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA- A graduation day game turned tragic when an 18-year-old who was tied to a shopping cart was shoved into a lake. Chance Warner died in Lake Alatoona, about 35-miles northwest of Atlanta just hours after he graduated. His body was found in about 30-feet of water... more »
  • Singer sued by boat captain

    May 7, 2014 7:52 PM

    SAVANNAH, GEORGIA- Country singer Billy Currington was sued by a tour boat operator who claims Currington mocked and libeled him on his fan website. It stems from an incident where Currington chased and threatened 70-year-old Charles Ferrelle after his boat passed Currinton's house on Tybee Island. Currinton pleaded... more »
  • Officials: 1 in custody after Ga. college shooting

    May 5, 2014 3:04 PM

    AUGUSTA- Officials say a suspect is in custody after a person was shot at a college in Georgia. Richmond County sheriff's officials say in a news release that one person was shot at Paine College in Augusta. The shooting Monday prompted a lockdown at Paine and several nearby campuses, including... more »
  • SEC announces football scheduling format

    April 27, 2014 11:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference on Sunday announced the format for future football scheduling that is a continuation of the existing format and adds a strength-of-schedule component that requires all schools to play an ACC, Big 12, Big Ten or Pac-12 opponent on an annual basis. The announcement comes... more »
  • LSU Gymnastics advances to NCAA 'Super Six' Round

    April 18, 2014 5:25 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The LSU Gymnastics Team didn't score, but didn't need, one of their higher scores to advance after the first day of NCAA competition Friday afternoon. The Tigers scored a 197.100, behind Oklahoma and Georgia(two teams they have already beaten this year), to advance to the NCAA... more »
  • Clock strikes 3 for LSU softball, helps Tigers beat Georgia

    April 13, 2014 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team scored 7 runs in the 6th inning, and a drop-dead curfew helped the Tigers hold off Georgia 13-11 on Sunday afternoon. The bizzare finish was set up before the game by the Bulldogs, who said they would have to stop playing at... more »
  • LSU softball ties Georgia series with 8th inning walk-off

    April 12, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Just two innings away from losing another weekend series, the LSU softball team executed a dramatic comeback with four runs in the 6th inning and a walk-off hit in the bottom of the 8th against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. Jacee Blades delivered the game-winning shot... more »
  • LSU Baseball ends series vs Georgia in 2-2 tie

    March 23, 2014 6:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Due to SEC travel restrictions, the Georgia-LSU baseball game on Sunday ended in a 2-2 in the 13th inning. A curfew was set at 3:45pm CT that no inning could start after, and after the 13th inning was completed the two teams were still tied at... more »
  • Poche's pitching gem lifts LSU baseball over Georgia 2-1

    March 22, 2014 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jared Poche' threw one out shy of a complete game and LSU did just enough against rising Georgia star Robert Tyler to take a 2-1 win over the Bulldogs and take its first SEC series of the season. Poche' threw 8.2 innings while only allowing three... more »
  • Nola dominates on the mound, LSU downs UGA 4-0

    March 21, 2014 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Junior pitcher Aaron Nola got past some early-game struggles(walking a career-high four batters) to dominate Georgia in a 4-0 LSU win. The six-foot-one right hander struck out eight Bulldog batters and only allowed two hits in his six-and-two-thirds innings. Zac Person also struck out four... more »
  • LSU gymnastics prepares for SEC tournament

    March 18, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team has its sights set on winning an SEC title this weekend, but once again the competition will be the toughest in the country. LSU will join gym powerhouses Florida, Georgia and Alabama in Birmingham this weekend and DD Breaux's team will try... more »
  • LSU goes down vs Georgia on Senior Night

    March 8, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Charles Mann had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Georgia defeated LSU, 69-61, in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday. Kenny Gaines made six of seven 3-pointers he attempted and finished with 20 points for the Bulldogs (18-12, 12-6 Southeastern Conference), who'll be... more »
  • Georgia women hang on to beat No. 19 LSU 71-67

    February 21, 2014 7:49 AM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Erika Ford had 20 points on Thursday night as Georgia jumped to a big lead early and repelled a late challenge to defeat the No. 19 LSU women 71-67. Shacobia Barbee made two free throws to put Georgia (18-8, 6-7 SEC) up by four with 14 seconds... more »
  • Confederate flag to appear on new Ga. car plates

    February 19, 2014 6:58 AM

    ATLANTA - Georgia officials are releasing a specialty license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag, infuriating civil rights advocates and renewing a fiery debate. Georgia's new plate has fueled a clash between those who believe the battle flag honors Confederate heritage and others who view it as a racially charged... more »
  • LSU falls on the road to Georgia, 91-78

    February 6, 2014 9:36 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Nemanja Djurisic scored 17 points and Georgia never trailed while snapping a three-game losing streak with its 91-78 win over Louisiana State on Thursday night. Charles Mann had 16 points and Marcus Thornton had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Georgia (11-10, 5-4 Southeastern Conference). LSU's Johnny... more »
  • Tigers Gymnastics Gets Nipped By Gymdogs

    January 17, 2014 10:48 PM

    ATHENS, GA - The LSU gymnastics team scored more points in two events against Georgia, but they couldn't win the overall title as the Gymdogs won 197.175-196.875. Rheagan Courville and Jessie Jordan shared the all-around title as each scored 39.375 for the Tigers, but it wasn't enough as LSU... more »
  • Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

    December 18, 2013 3:20 PM

    ATLANTA- Lottery officials say a Georgia woman has one of the two winning tickets to the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials identified her as Ira Curry, of Stone Mountain, which is east of Atlanta. Officials say she bought one ticket and chose the... more »
  • Leaders of fake ID distribution ring sentenced

    October 21, 2013 1:37 PM

    ATHENS, Ga.- The masterminds of a fake ID manufacturing and distribution ring have been ordered to serve jail time, participate in community service and pay a $5,000 fine. University of Georgia Student William Trosclair and former Gainesville State University student Tyler Andrew Ruby pleaded guilty last week to manufacturing false... more »
  • LSU, Mettenberger arrive in Georgia Play Video

    September 27, 2013 6:46 PM

    DULUTH, Ga. - The LSU Tigers are set to take on Georgia in a top-10 showdown between the hedges. For most, it will be a stadium they've never been to, except Zach Mettenberger, who grew up around the program and even spent part of his freshman year at the... more »
  • No. 9 Georgia's offense clicking on all cylinders

    September 26, 2013 6:26 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - When Aaron Murray steps to the line, he's got weapons all around. There are speedy receivers and sure-handed receivers. There's a big tight end and no shortage of talented running backs. The guys up front are an experienced bunch, giving Georgia's quarterback plenty of confidence when he... more »
  • Murray leads #6 Georgia past North Texas 45-21

    September 21, 2013 3:33 PM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. 9 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over pesky North Texas on Saturday. Murray overcame an early interception in the end zone, hooking up with freshman Reggie Davis on a 98-yard TD... more »
  • LSU vs. Georgia game will be at 2:30

    September 16, 2013 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The game time for LSU's matchup against Georgia on Sept. 28 will be 2:30pm. The Tigers and Bulldogs will play in Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. LSU has jumped to sixth overall in the Associated Press poll and seventh in the USA Today Coaches Poll... more »
  • Beckham garners SEC honor

    September 9, 2013 1:41 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray, Tennessee defensive back Brian Randolph and LSU return man Odell Beckham Jr. are Southeastern Conference players of the week. The SEC released the winners on Monday. Murray was 17 of 23 passing for 309 yards and four touchdowns, including an 85-yarder, in a... more »
  • Early tests set tone for SEC, nation

    August 28, 2013 6:56 PM

    ATLANTA - Georgia comes into the season with high expectations. The fifth-ranked Bulldogs will find out pretty quickly if their outlook is justified. No one has a tougher start than Georgia, which will travel to Clemson on Saturday night to face the eighth-ranked Tigers, then return home the following week... more »
  • Feds announce dog fighting charges in 4 states

    August 26, 2013 11:10 AM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A federal and state investigation into dog fighting and gambling has resulted in the arrest of 12 people from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. U.S. Attorney George Beck said Monday the 12 are charged with conducting an illegal gambling business and multiple dog fighting charges, including promoting... more »
  • U-High product Patrick Reed claims first PGA Tour win

    August 18, 2013 3:19 PM

    GREENSBORO, NC. - Former U-High Cub Patrick Reed claimed his first PGA Tour win at the Wyndham Championship Sunday, defeating Jordan Spieth in the second playoff hole. The 23-year old rookie led the field by two strokes after ten holes, but Spieth came charging back to tie the two... more »
  • Frontier fort from Revolutionary War found in Ga.

    May 5, 2013 10:35 AM

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Archaeologists in Georgia say they have discovered the location of a small frontier fort that was the site of a violent Revolutionary War gun-battle between patriot militiamen and fellow colonists siding with the British army. The fighting at Carr's Fort in Wilkes County in northeastern Georgia killed... more »
  • 5 Ga. firefighters taken hostage; SWAT on scene

    April 10, 2013 4:20 PM

    SUWANEE, Ga. - Authorities in northeast Georgia say a gunman has barricaded himself in a home and is holding four firefighters hostage. Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Edwin Ritter says five firefighters on Wednesday responded to a medical call in Suwanee. They were taken hostage by a suspect he didn't identify... more »
  • Small jet crash kills 5 in eastern Georgia

    February 21, 2013 8:55 AM

    THOMSON, Ga.- The National Transportation Safety Board says in a statement that a small jet "overran" a runway during its landing and crashed into a wooded area in eastern Georgia. Authorities say five people died in the crash shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday and two others were taken to a... more »
  • Fire Chief: 1 dead in storm's aftermath in Ga.

    January 30, 2013 2:07 PM

    ADAIRSVILLE, Ga.- Authorities say the storm that has slammed a Georgia town has killed at least one person there. The massive storm system also has been blamed for the death of a man in Tennessee. He had been taking shelter in a shed when a tree toppled onto it, killing... more »
  • Ga. authorities investigating KKK fliers

    January 23, 2013 5:56 AM

    COVINGTON, Ga. - Sheriff's officials in the Atlanta area are investigating whether any laws were broken when fliers inviting residents to join the Ku Klux Klan were placed outside homes. Newton County sheriff's Deputy Courtney Morrison says the fliers are being reviewed to make sure they don't contain any... more »
  • Ga. man sentenced to 15 years in Army militia plot

    January 22, 2013 2:54 PM

    HINESVILLE, Ga. - A 22-year-old ex-soldier has pleaded guilty to more than 30 charges for his involvement with a group of Army soldiers who authorities say planned acts of domestic terrorism. Prosecutor Isabel Pauley says Timothy Joiner pleaded guilty Tuesday to burglary, theft, violations of the street gang terrorism and... more »
  • Accumulating snow could fall across the Southeast

    January 17, 2013 5:15 AM

    ATLANTA - The National Weather Service says snow is falling in central Mississippi as the Southeast braces for the possibility of accumulating snow after days of soaking rains. Meteorologist Alan Campbell in Jackson says the heaviest snow activity Thursday in Mississippi is along the Interstate 55 corridor. The... more »
  • Murray's 5 TDs lift Georgia by Nebraska in Cap One

    January 1, 2013 4:05 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Aaron Murray threw five touchdown passes to set a Georgia bowl record, including two in the fourth quarter, as the sixth-ranked Bulldogs beat No. 23 Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday. Murray shook off a pair of first-half interceptions, including one returned for a... more »

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