WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) – Authorities say new leads in an 11-year-old southeast Georgia murder case resulted in the arrests of three men. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that 60-year-old Willie James Carradine; 39-year-old William Faison; and 38-year-old Robert Nathan Hall have been charged with murder in the slaying of 36-year-old Anthony Dale Vickers […]
ATLANTA (AP) – Authorities say an Indian man detained after arriving at Atlanta’s airport without required immigration documents has died at a hospital. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 58-year-old Atulkumar Babubhai Patel arrived May 10 on a flight from Ecuador. He was denied entry and detained by ICE. An initial medical screening identified high […]
ATLANTA (AP) – State labor officials say Georgia’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate has decreased to 5 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the new jobless number for April. It’s down from 5.1 percent in March; and 5.4 percent in April 2016.
ATLANTA (AP) – A federal lawsuit says a Georgia city’s policies illegally restrict access to utility services and that those policies disproportionately affect black and Latino residents. The lawsuit against the city of LaGrange was filed Thursday in federal court in Atlanta. It says the city, which is the only provider of basic utilities, threatens […]
ATLANTA (AP) – Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta’s reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent highway collapse and subsequent shutdown from a fire, and chronic traffic and public transportation woes. Now, the city’s new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz stadium faces setbacks with its key feature, a […]
Whether it's putting out a house fire, or trying to battle what is known to currently be the biggest wildfire in the country. One thing is for sure, fires are never the same. Baldwin County Fire Department's Billy Benzur would know. "The job of a firefighter is an intimidating job to begin with," Benzur said. "No one is ever the same. They're always different."