Pioneer LL 12U Softball Wins
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Pioneer Little League Softball to represent Georgia at regional tournament

Pioneer beat Warner Robins American 7-6 in Thursday's Little League 12U Softball state championship game.
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Body found in DeKalb pond may belong to crash victim

ELLENWOOD, Ga. (AP) – Police in Georgia are working to identify a man who may have been the victim of a car crash and whose body was found in a pond. DeKalb County Police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell tells local media that a car crashed last week in south DeKalb County near Ellenwood. She says two […]
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Man indicted for murder in gang-related slaying

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – A man in southeast Georgia has been indicted on multiple murder and related charges in the gang-related slaying of three people in a home. The Savannah Morning News reports that 27-year-old Keith Lamont Marrow is accused of fatally shooting 31-year-old Courtney German, 24-year-old Williams Mullins III and 18-year-old Shayla Curtis on […]
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Atlanta double shooting leads to 7 detained after standoff

ATLANTA (AP) – Seven people have been arrested after a double shooting and standoff in Atlanta. Atlanta Police Capt. James D. Patterson tells local media that around 1 a.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a report of a person shot in front of a northwest Atlanta home. Once on scene, police found two victims – a […]
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Georgia must do more to track, prevent elder abuse, some say

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia state agencies have ramped up efforts to crack down on elder abuse, with law enforcement training and a tougher criminal code. But The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that an underlying anxiety exists among several officials who feel the issue will continue to plague at-risk Georgians until stricter protocols are put in place […]
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Summer brings lubbers that bug Georgians, crawl across lawns

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – One of Georgia’s most unusual bugs is crawling again – the big grasshopper known as the lubber. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that it can reach up to 3 inches in length. They move so slowly that they’re quite easy to catch by hand. Their distinctive red and black markings (sometimes also […]
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Police file 5 murder charges against mother

LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) -Police in metro Atlanta have filed murder charges against a mother suspected of fatally stabbing four of her children and the children’s father. The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Isabel Martinez is being held without bond at the county jail. Authorities say Martinez faces five counts of malice murder along with […]
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New leads result in arrests in Georgia murder case from 2006

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 […]
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Man detained by immigration authorities dies at hospital

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 […]
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Georgia’s unemployment rate decreases to 5 percent

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.