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Georgia man arrested last night planned to attack White House today, FBI says

ATLANTA - In a last-minute news conference, federal investigators announced that a joint terrorism task force, led by the FBI arrested Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, after an investigation showed he wanted to attack several federal buildings in Washington, D.C.

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Barrow County SWAT standoff ends with three arrests

A four-hour SWAT standoff in Hoschton ended with the arrests of three people Thursday afternoon. Capt. Ryan Sears with the Barrow County Sheriff's Office said the SWAT team was called to 1115 Victron Drive around 10 a.m. to investigate a report of a barricaded suspect. Sears said the Hall County She

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Georgia judge orders new trial in 1976 case that sent man to death row

In a searing decision, a judge in Columbus has granted a new trial to a man convicted of rape and murder 43 years ago based on new DNA evidence, at the same time condemning “undeniable” race discrimination during jury selection by the prosecution.

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Barrow County man charged with vehicular homicide after Friday crash in Dacula

A Barrow County man, already facing charges in a Friday night crash in Dacula, has now been charged with vehicular homicide following the death of a passenger in his vehicle. The Gwinnett County Police Department said Michael Hall, 40, of Bethlehem was driving under the influence when the crash happ

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Winder council approves event permit for TV show production

In a called meeting last Thursday, the Winder City Council approved an event permit for a production crew to film part of an upcoming television series at and around the Historic Barrow County Courthouse downtown.

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Barrow Board of Education calls for SPLOST VI vote

The Barrow County Board of Education approved a resolution at its Tuesday meeting that calls for a March 19 referendum to extend the current 1-percent sales tax and approved a swap of land with the City of Winder.

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Braselton farmers market returns Friday

After packing up their tents for the colder winter months, vendors are returning to the historic Braselton Brothers Store patio in downtown Braselton for the city’s monthly farmers market.

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Athens man arrested following car wreck

A Gretchen Lane man was arrested Jan. 13 following a car accident at East Broad and Thomas streets, Athens-Clarke County police said. The man had an odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath and he told officers he thought that he was in his own driveway, according to police.

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UPDATE: Victims of triple shooting that left 2 women dead identified

NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police are investigating a triple shooting in Newton County that left two women dead and a man injured Wednesday night. The suspect is in custody. Channel 2's Matt Johnson confirmed the shooting happened in a home on Usher Street around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The surviving victim, Th

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Now Hiring: Central Georgia job openings (Jan. 17)

GEORGIA, USA — Here are this week's featured job openings provided by the Georgia Department of Labor. Responsible for observing, assessing, and recording behavior of all infants and toddlers assigned to classroom, maintaining all necessary records, conduct developmental screenings of infants and to

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Abrams launches ‘thank you’ tour across Georgia

Stacey Abrams is launching a “thank you” tour across the state to energize her supporters as she considers a potential run for U.S. Senate in 2020. The Democrat’s first stop is a Monday visit to a restaurant in Albany, the south Georgia city where Abrams kicked off her campaign for governor in 2017.

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Man and woman arrested on felony drug charges

A Lawrenceville, Georgia man and a 19-year-old Sparta woman were arrested on assorted criminal charges associated with drugs in Baldwin County Tuesday night, local authorities say.

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Man Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run, Police Seek Public's Help

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett County Police Department needs the public's help in identifying the person involved in a pedestrian hit and run accident. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, officers assigned to the Central Precinct were dispatched to the call around 6 a.m.

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Two Georgia support staffers take on-field jobs elsewhere

Success comes at a price in College Football and Georgia is gladly playing it this offseason. The Bulldogs its offensive and defensive coordinators from the past three seasons, Jim Chaney and Mel Tucker respectively, to significant pay raises and promotions, but there's even more turnover when you l

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Authorities: Man charged with child molestation after luring 12-year-old boy to hotels

A Gainesville man allegedly enticed a 12-year-old boy multiple times through social media with money before taking the child to nearby hotels, where he is accused of molesting the 12-year-old, according to authorities.

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Dual Wrestling State Championship Preview

The Macon Centreplex will host the state’s 18th dual wrestling championships Jan. 17-19. This year’s lineup features a field that is packed with Georgia’s most decorated powerhouses, and the reclassification this offseason is adding an intriguing dimension in several classifications.

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Dacula names Trey King to serve out mayor’s term

The Dacula City Council recently appointed Trey King to complete the unexpired term of Mayor Jimmy Wilbanks, who died Jan. 3 after a battle with cancer. Wilbanks had completed only one year of his current four-year term. The city’s charter allows the city council to appoint a new mayor instead of ho

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Two killed in shooting in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. (CBS46)- Police have confirmed to CBS46 the fatal shooting of two people Wednesday night. The incident occurred near Clark Street and Alexander Street. Police tell CBS46 the time of the call was around 9 p.m.

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This South Hall housing complex will have piano bar and pub, among other extras

A 162-apartment, resort-like senior living complex is coming to South Hall, adding to the already booming residential and commercial development in the Braselton area. Construction is underway on Phoenix Senior Living at 1949 Friendship Road.

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Duluth cop arrested after allegedly threatening to kill wife

A Duluth police officer was arrested on a felony charge of terroristic threats and acts, Gwinnett County jail records show. Keri Sean McNaughton, 33, was arrested early Monday morning at his Buford home after allegedly threatening to shoot his wife in the head, a police report says.

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